Seven Arsenal loanees featured for their clubs over the weekend, including a couple of debuts, as the new season gets going in earnest.
In the 3pm kickoffs, Ben Sheaf made his debut for Coventry City from the bench, playing 30 minutes in a 2-1 defeat to Bristol City. Sheaf has an obligation to buy in his contract active after a certain number of appearances, so that’s the first on the way.
Tyreece John-Jules earned positive reviews on his own debut, making his first start for Doncaster Rovers against MK Dons. They were winning 1-0 when he came off after 78 minutes, but slipped to a 1-1 draw in the dying moments.
Medley completed 90 minutes and made 13 clearances, as well as one off the line, but Gillingham lost 2-0.
Jordi Osei-Tutu made his first Championship start for Cardiff City against Sheffield Wednesday. He played the full 90 minutes, but they also lost 2-0.
Finally, Zak Swanson played 69 minutes as MVV Maastricht overcame their damaging 7-1 defeat last weekend to beat SC Telstar 2-1. Telstar dominated the possession and the chances, so it was a busy day for the right-back.