Action Abroad - 08-06-04
It's fairly quiet on the Action Abroad front for our Aussies overseas, but Qantas Under 23 striker Brett Holman was involved in important play-off action. Click here to find out how Brett and a number of other Aussies fared over the past week.
ACTION IN EUROPE…
DUTCH DIVISION TWO (HOLLAND CASINO ERE DIVISIE/GOUDEN GIDS DIVISIE) Play-Off B Date: 03-06-04 * Qantas Australian Under 23 Brett Holman (pictured right) played a full game and received a yellow card as Excelsior lost 3-2 at home against De Graafschap. NORWEGIAN DIVISIONE ONE (ELITESERIEN) Date: 07-06-04 * Shane Stefanutto played a full game while Kasey Wehrman came on in the 84th minute as Lillestrom won 3-0 at home against Stabaek.
ROMANIAN DIVISION ONE Date: 03-06-04 * Qantas Australian Under 23 Jon McKain played a full game as National Bucharesti won 3-0 at home against Universitatea Craiova. National finished the season in 7th position on 39 points.
ACTION IN AMERICA… W LEAGUE (W-LEAGUE) Date: 05-06-04 * Stacey Stocco scored in the 5th, 32nd and 87th minute while Caitlin Munoz created Stocco-s second goal as Boston Renegades won 7-1 at home against New Hampshire Lady Phantoms.
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