07-01-03 (action Abroad)
ACTION IN THE UK… FA CUP THIRD ROUND Date : 04-01-03 * Socceroos Paul Okon and Mark Viduka played full games, with Viduka scoring in the 32nd minute, while Harry Kewell was replaced in the 84th minute, as Leeds United won 2-0 away at Scunthorpe. * Socceroos Mark Schwarzer (gk) and Tony Vidmar both played full games with Vidmar receiving a yellow card, as Middlesbrough lost 1-0 away to Chelsea. * Socceroo Lucas Neill played a full game, as Blackburn won 4-1 away at Aston Villa. * Socceroo Shaun Murphy played a full game and scored in the 9th minute, as Sheffield United won 4-0 at home to Cheltenham. * Socceroo Tony Popovic played a full game and scored an own goal, as Crystal Palace won 2-1 away at Blackpool. * Socceroo Steve Corica was replaced in the 65th minute, while Socceroo David Zdrilic came on in the 66th minute, as Walsall drew 0-0 at home to Reading. * Paul Reid remained on the bench, as Bradford lost 3-1 away to West Brom. * Hayden Foxe played a full game, as Portsmouth lost 4-1 away to Manchester United. * David Oldfield was replaced in the 54th minute as Oxford United lost 2-0 away at Arsenal. * Andy Petterson (gk) remained on the bench, as Bournemouth drew 0-0 with Crewe. * John Filan (gk) played a full game, as Wigan lost 3-0 away to Stoke.
FA BARCLAYCARD PREMIER LEAGUE Date: 01-01-03 * Socceroos Harry Kewell, Paul Okon and Mark Viduka all played full games, with Viduka scoring in the 67th minute, as Leeds United won 2-0 at home against Birmingham City. * Socceroo Lucas Neill was played a full game as Blackburn won 1-0 at home to Middlesbrough. Meanwhile for Middlesbrough, Socceroo Mark Schwarzer (gk) played a full game, fellow Socceroo Tony Vidmar came on in the 8th minute, while Luke Wilkshire remained on the bench.
NATIONWIDE DIVISION ONE Date: 01-01-03 * Socceroo David Zdrilic remained on the bench, as Walsall drew 1-1 at home with Nottingham Forest. * Socceroo Tony Popovic played a full game as Crystal Palace drew 1-1 at home to Coventry. * Hayden Foxe played a full game as Portsmouth drew 2-2 away to Watford.
NATIONWIDE DIVISION TWO Date : 04-01-03 * Frank Talia (gk) played a full game as Wycombe won 5-0 away to Northampton. * Les Pogliacomi (gk) played a full game as Oldham drew 0-0 at home to Peterborough. Meanwhile, for Peterborough, Steve Laurie remained on the bench. * Danny Invincible played a full game and scored in the 52nd minute, while Gareth Edds remained on the bench, as Swindon won 3-0 at home to Chesterfield. Date: 01-01-03 * Les Pogliacomi (gk) played a full game, as Oldham won 2-1 away at Tranmere. * Chris Coyne played a full game and received a yellow card as Luton lost 2-1 away to Chesterfield. * John Filan (gk) played a full game as Wigan won 3-1 at home to Notts County. For Notts County, Daniel Allsopp also played a full game. * Danny Invincible was replaced in the 72nd minute and Gareth Edds remained on the bench, as Swindon Town drew 1-1 away to Cardiff. * Brad Jones (gk) remained on the bench, as Stockport County drew 1-1 at home to Port Vale. * Frank Talia (gk) played a full game as Wycombe Wanderers won 2-1 at home to Bristol City. NATIONWIDE CONFERENCE Date: 04-01-03 * Jon Brady remained on the bench as Chester lost 1-0 away to Kettering. Date: 01-01-03 * Jon Brady came on in the 67th minute, as Chester lost 3-2 at home against Northwich. SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE Date: 02-01-03 * Socceroos Craig Moore and Kevin Muscat both played full games as Rangers won 3-1 at home to Dundee. Meanwhile, for Dundee, Mark Robertson came on in the 83rd minute. ACTION IN EUROPE… GREEK DIVISION ONE Date: 04-01-03 * Kyriakos Tohouroglou (gk) played a full game as PAOK Athens lost 2-0 away to Panionios. SPANISH DIVISION ONE (PRIMERA LIGA) Date: 04-01-03 Socceroo John Aloisi played a full game as Osasuna lost 1-0 at home to Rayo Vallecano.
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