Action Abroad - 03-08-04
Former Australian Under 17 captain Mark Byrnes has started his stint in Finland with FC Hameenlina in sensational style with a man of the match performance that included a goal. Click through here to see how Mark and the ever increasing number of Aussies Abroad fared over the past week.
ACTION IN THE UK…
SCOTTISH CHALLENGE CUP First Round Date: 31-07-04 * Marco Maisano was replaced in the 67th minute as Greenock Morton lost 3-1 away to Forfar Athletic. Meanwhile, John Maisano came on for Greenock in the 58th minute but received a second yellow card in the 90th minute and was subsequently sent off. * Scott MacNicol played a full game as Brechin lost 3-0 away to Partick Thistle. * Scott Tunbridge played a full game while Iain Fyfe came on in the 68th minute as Hamilton Academical lost 2-0 away to St Johnstone. ACTION IN EUROPE…
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Qualifying - Second Round Date: 28-07-04 * Michael Petkovic (gk) played a full game, as Trabzonspor drew 1-1 away with Skonto (Latvia). The return leg is on Wednesday 4th August, 2004.
AUSTRIAN DIVISION ONE (T-MOBILE BUNDESLIGA) Date: 31-07-04 * Ned Zelic played a full game as FC Wacker Tirol drew 0-0 away to SV Salzburg.
FINNISH DIVISION ONE (VEIKKAUSLIIGA) Date: 01-08-04 * Mark Byrnes played a full game, scored in the 52nd minute, received a yellow card and won man of the match, as FC Hameenlinna drew 2-2 with Jazz Pori.
NORWEGIAN DIVISION ONE (ELITESERIEN) Date: 02-08-04 * Dylan Macallister was replaced in the 65th minute, as Brann drew 1-1 at home with Valerenga. Date: 01-08-04 * Kasey Wehrmann & Shane Stefanutto did not play for Lillestrom in the 2-2 draw with Tromso. ROMANIAN DIVISION ONE (DIVIZIA A) Date: 02-08-04 * Michael Thwaite played a full game, while Wayne Srhoj was replaced in the 71st minute, as FC National won 2-1 at home against FC Brasov.
SWEDISH PREMIER LEAGUE (ALLSVENSKAN) Date: 31-07-04 * Ante Covic played a full game, as Hammarby drew 2-2 away with Trelleborgs FF
SWEDISH DIVISION TWO (VASTRA SVEALAND) Date: 01-08-04 * Chay Hews and Hamilton Thorp did not play in the home match against Karlslunds IF HFK. Date: 27-07-04 * Chay Hews played a full game and received a yellow card, while Hamilton Thorp was replaced in the 61st minute, as IF Sylvia lost 3-1 away at Karlslunds IF HFK. SWISS DIVISION ONE (AXPO SUPER LEAGUE) Date: 31-07-04 * Joel Griffiths came on in the 74th minute as Neuchatel Xamax won 2-1 at home against Aarau. Date: 30-07-04 * Qantas Socceroo Scott Chipperfield played a full game and opened the scoring in the 9th minute, as FC Basel won 2-1 away to Servette. ACTION IN ASIA… MALAYSIAN DIVISION ONE (SUPER LEAGUE) Date: 31-07-04 * Qantas Socceroo Ante Milicic played a full game, while Matthew Bingley was replaced but not before scoring in the 24th minute, as Pahang lost 2-1 away to Perlis. Date: 27-07-04 * Mark Rudan played a full game , as Selangor Public Bank title hopes vanished with 3-0 home loss against Penang * Qantas Socceroo Ante Milicic played a full game and scored in the 69th minute, while Matthew Bingley came on, as Pahang won 3-2 at home against Sarawak.
SINGAPORE DIVISION ONE (S LEAGUE) Date: 28-07-04 * Alex Duric played a full game as Geylang United drew 1-1 away to Albirex Niigata. Date: 27-07-04 * Andrew Durante played a full game as Balestier Khalsa lost 2-0 at home against Singapore Armed Forces. Meanwhile, for Singapore, Jon Angelucci played a full game and created the opening goal in the 9th minute. ACTION IN AMERICA… WOMENS DIVISION ONE (W-LEAGUE) Date: 31-07-04 * Caitlin Munoz featured and received a yellow card, as the Boston Renegades lost 2-0 away to the New Jersey Wildcats and were eliminated from the W-League Championship.