Action Abroad - 03-02-04
With many of the European Leagues slowing getting back to competition after mid-winter breaks, much of the focus is still on the major leagues. Click through here to see how many of our Aussies Abroad players fared over the past week.
ACTION IN THE UK… ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE Date: 01-02-04 * Socceroos Lucas Neill and Brett Emerton both played full games with Neill also receiving a yellow card as Blackburn Rovers lost 3-2 at home against Chelsea. Date: 31-01-04 * Socceroo Harry Kewell played a full game as Liverpool drew 0-0 at home against Everton. * Socceroo Stan Lazaridis (pictured right) played a full game as Birmingham City drew 1-1 at home against Newcastle United. * Socceroo Mark Schwarzer (gk) played a full game while Australian Under 23 Brad Jones (gk) remained on the bench as Middlesbrough won 3-0 away to Leeds United. NATIONWIDE DIVISION ONE Date: 31-01-04 * Socceroo Tony Vidmar played a full game as Cardiff City drew 0-0 at home against Nottingham Forest. * Socceroo Kevin Muscat played a full game as Millwall won 2-1 away to Crewe Alexandra. * Socceroo Tony Popovic played a full game as Crystal Palace won 3-1 at home against Wimbledon. * Clint Davies (gk) came on in the 45th minute as Bradford City lost 1-0 away to Gillingham. * John Filan (gk) played a full game as Wigan Athletic drew 0-0 at home against Burnley. NATIONWIDE DIVISION TWO Date: 31-01-04 * Les Pogliacomi (gk) played a full game as Oldham Athletic lost 4-1 away to Rushden and Diamonds. * Mark Robertson was replaced in the 72nd minute as Stockport County drew 2-2 at home against Peterborough United. * Jacob Burns came on in the 64th minute as Barnsley drew 1-1 away to Notts County. Date: 27-01-04 * Mark Robertson played a full game as Stockport County lost 3-2 away to Tranmere Rovers. * Jacob Burns came on in the 70th minute as Barnsley won 3-0 at home against Blackpool. * Joel Porter came on in the 69th minute as Hartlepool United won 5-2 away to Port Vale. SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE Date: 01-02-04 * Australian Under 23 Adrian Madaschi played a full game as Partick Thistle lost 1-0 at home against Rangers. Date: 31-01-04 * Danny Invincibile was replaced in the 85th minute as Kilmarnock lost 5-1 away to Celtic. SCOTTISH DIVISION TWO Date: 31-01-04 * Marco Maisano played a full game and received a yellow card, while John Maisano created the second goal of the game and was replaced in the 78th minute as Greenock Morton drew 2-2 away to Arbroath. ACTION IN EUROPE… BELGIAN DIVISION ONE Date: 01-02-04 * Socceroo Steve Laybutt played a full game, received a yellow card and scored in the 41st minute as Mouscron drew 2-2 away to Lierse. * Andy Vlahos was replaced in the 89th minute but not before scoring in the 60th minute as Cercle Brugge won 3-2 at home against Charleroi. DUTCH DIVISION ONE (ERE DIVISIE) Date: 01-02-04 * Peter Zois (gk) played a full game as Willem II drew 1-1 at home against NAC Breda. * Lindsay Wilson played a full game and received a yellow card as FC Volendam won 1-0 away to FC Groningen. * Jason Culina remained on the bench as Ajax Amsterdam won 4-0 at home against ADO Den Haag. Date: 28-01-04 * Peter Zois (gk) came on in the 45th minute and kept a clean sheet as Willem II drew 0-0 away to AZ Alkmaar. * Lindsay Wilson remained on the bench as FC Volendam lost 4-0 at home against RKC Waalwijk. FRENCH DIVISION ONE Date: 31-01-04 * Socceroo Mile Sterjovski came on in the 75th minute and received a yellow card as Lille won 1-0 away to Metz. GERMAN DIVISION ONE (BUNDESLIGA) Date: 01-02-04 * Frank Juric remained on the bench as Bayer Leverkusen lost 1-0 away to SC Freiburg. Date: 01-02-04 * Paul Agostino remained on the bench as 1860 Munich won 2-1 at home against Werder Bremen. GERMAN DIVISION TWO (2.BUNDESLIGA) Date: 02-02-04 * Sasa Radulovic came on in the 69th minute and created the winning goal in the 74th minute as RW Oberhausen won 3-2 at home against Arminia Bielefield. GREEK CUP Date: 28-01-04 * Kyriakos Tohouroglou (gk) played a full game as PAOK Saloniki drew 1-1 away to Kastoria. PAOK was eliminated from the competition after losing the first leg 1-0. ITALIAN DIVISION ONE (SERIE A) Date: 01-02-04 * Socceroo Zeljko Kalac (gk) played a full game as Perugia drew 2-2 at home against Parma. Meanwhile, for Parma, Marco Bresciano also played a full game. ITALIAN DIVISION THREE (SERIE C1/A) Date: 31-01-04 * Nick Rizzo was replaced in the 73rd minute as Prato lost 2-0 at home against Propatria. MALTESE DIVISION ONE Date: 01-02-04 * Peter Pullicino played a full game as Hibernians drew 0-0 at home against Pieta Hotspurs. SPANISH DIVISION ONE (PRIMERA LIGA) Date: 31-01-04 * Socceroo John Aloisi was replaced in the 75th minute as Athletico Osasuna drew 1-1 away to Athletico Madrid. TURKISH CUP (TURKIYE KUPASI) Date: 28-01-04 * Socceroo Josip Skoko played a full game as Genclerbirligi won 1-0 at home against Malatyaspor. * Michael Petkovic (gk) played a full game and kept a clean sheet as Trabzonspor won 1-0 away to Diyarbakispor. TURKISH DIVISION ONE (SUPER LIG) Date: 01-02-04 * Socceroo Josip Skoko played a full game as Genclerbirligi lost 4-3 at home against Diyarbakyrspor. * Michael Petkovic (gk) played a full game as Trabzonspor lost 3-1 at home away to Fenerbache.
Cahill's Jamshedpur remain unbeaten in Indian Super League
Tim Cahill’s unbeaten start to life in the Indian Super League has continued with his Jamshedpur drawing 1-1 with ATK overnight. In his first home appearance for his new club, Australia’s greatest-ever goalscorer started in attack and played 74 minutes before he was substitute
Aussies Abroad: Milestone moment for Leckie in Bundesliga
Mathew Leckie has reached an impressive milestone after again featuring for Hertha Berlin as they continued their strong start to the season in the Bundesliga. The Caltex Socceroos winger came off the bench for the last 28 minutes as Hertha drew 1-1 with Freiburg in Berlin.
Aussies Abroad: Rogic stars in clash of Caltex Socceroos, Ryan and Mabil impress
In-form Caltex Socceroos star Tom Rogic produced a man-of-the-match performance in Celtic’s 4-2 Scottish Premiership win over Hibernian on Sunday morning (AEDT). Rogic - who netted in Australia’s 4-0 friendly win over Kuwait on Tuesday - scored an outstanding goal and then pro
Milicic ‘extremely proud’ of Young Socceroos comeback
Young Socceroos boss Ante Milicic praised his side’s “strong Australian mentality” after they battled back to salvage a 1-1 draw in their AFC U-19 Championship opener against Korea Republic. Melbourne City’s Ramy Najjarine came off the bench to score a stunning 89th-minute equ