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Matthew Pennington and Matthew Kennedy were the only two Everton loanees in action over the weekend.
The duo, who are both enjoying spells with Tranmere, played in Rovers’ 2-2 draw away at League One relegation rivals Bristol City on Saturday.
Tranmere showed character, twice fighting back from falling behind to earn a precious point in their battle against the drop.
Central defender Pennington completed the full game but collected a yellow card – the third booking of his loan stint. Winger Kennedy played 83 minutes before he was substituted.
Tranmere now sit 18th in the League One table, two points above 21st place Notts County who are perched in the relegation zone.
Elsewhere, there was a weekend off for Shane Duffy and John Lundstram who are both due to remain with Yeovil Town until the end of the season.
The Glovers were originally scheduled to play Wigan Athletic on Saturday but the game has been rearranged for Tuesday 18 March due to the Latics’ FA Cup commitments.
Wigan were in fifth round action on Saturday at Cardiff where they triumphed 2-1 to set up a quarter-final tie against Manchester City – a repeat of last year’s final.
However, Duffy and Lundstram did play in Yeovil’s 1-1 draw with Millwall last Tuesday, when Gary Johnson’s men dropped two crucial points in their battle against the drop.
Yeovil are now six points from safety with 17 matches remaining in the Championship season.
Over in Holland, Francisco Junior wasn’t part of the Vitesse Arnhem squad that lost 2-0 at FC Twente.
Vitesse have now slipped down to fourth place in the Eredivise.
Tyias Browning and Chris Long, who both recently completed loan spells with Wigan Athletic and MK Dons, are now back with Everton.
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