A dream debut for Newcastle loan player Adam Armstrong today.

The Geordie striker had been entrusted with the number nine shirt by Coventry City and he has repaid them back handsomely.

It took Armstrong only 14 minutes of competitive football for the sky blues, the ball arriving in the box and the Newcastle forward despatching it into the bottom right corner.

Just after the hour mark Adam Armstrong doubled up, same corner as he struck from six yards out.

A great start for both the striker and his on-loan club, the 2-0 win over visitors Wigan getting the season underway in style.

The 18 year old will have received a massive confidence boost getting goals so early and it vindicates the decision by club and player for him to get match action elsewhere to progress his career.

Elsewhere, Sammy Ameobi was a 63rd minute substitute for Cardiff City as they scored an 86th minute equaliser for a point against Fulham.

Shane Ferguson was a 74th minute substitute for Millwall, his on-loan club leading 2-1 at Shrewsbury when he was introduced and the United player helping them see the match out for three points.

Whilst Freddie Woodman played the full 90 minutes for Crawley Town, letting in one goal in a 1-1 draw at Oxford in League Two.