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.


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.