Action Abroad - 08-09-05
It was quiet on the Aussies Abroad front this week due to International / World Cup qualifying committments. Several lower leagues played, so to see how they fared, simply click through here.
ACTION IN THE UK…
ENGLISH LEAGUE ONE Date: 03-09-05 * Joel Porter (knee) was not in the Hartlepool squad that lost 1-0 at home against Yeovil. * Qantas Socceroo Luke Wilkshire (international duty) was not in the Bristol City squad that drew 0-0 at home with Colchester. For Colchester, Richard Garcia (shin) was not in the squad, Date: 02-09-05 * Adam Hughes was replaced in the 81st minute, as Doncaster lost 1-0 at home against Blackpool. For Blackpool, Les Pogliacomi (gk) played a full game. * Qantas Young Socceroo Aaron Downes was not in the Chesterfield squad that lost 2-0 away at Bradford.
ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO Date: 02-09-05 * Mark Robertson (medial ligament) was not in the Stockport County squad that won 3-1 away at Grimsby. * Qantas Young Socceroo Ruben Zadkovich was not in the Notts County squad that drew 1-1 away at Darlington. * Frank Talia (gk) played a full game, as Wycombe Wanderers drew 1-1 at home with Northampton. For Northampton, Predrag Bojic was sent off in the 47th minute. * Shane Huke and Nick Stavroulakis were not in the Peterborough squad that won 2-0 away at Rushden & Diamonds.
ENGLISH CONFERENCE Date: 02-09-05 * Jon Brady was replaced in the 70th minute, as Hereford drew 0-0 at home against Altrincham. * Clint Davies (gk) remained on the bench, as Woking lost 2-1 away at Accrington Stanley.
ACTION IN EUROPE…
DUTCH GOLDEN LEAGUE Date: 02-09-05 * Qantas Under 23 Brett Holman (pictured above) was replaced in the 88th minute, as Excelsior won 2-1 at home against FC Zwolle. Date: 29-08-05 * Qantas Under 23 Brett Holman was replaced in the 71st minute, as Excelsior won 1-0 away at Top Oss.
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND PREMIER DIVISION Date: 02-09-05 * Chris O-Connor (gk) played a full game, as Bray Wanderers won 1-0 at home against St Patricks Athletic
SWEDISH SUPERETTAN Date: 04-09-05 * Chay Hews played a full game, as Vastra Frolunda drew 1-1 at home with Vasby United. Date: 31-08-05 * Chay Hews was replaced in the 66th minute, as Vastra Frolunda lost 3-0 away at GAIS.
ACTION IN ASIA…
SINGAPORE S-LEAGUE 31-08-05 * Alex Duric played a full game and scored in the 33rd minute, as Singapore Armed Forces lost 4-2 at home against Woodlands Wellington. For Woodlands, Jon Angelucci played a full game and scored in the 20th minute. 29-08-05 * Christian Cevenini remained on the bench, as Geylang United FC lost 2-0 at home against Tampines Rovers.
Caltex Socceroo Arzani seals loan move to Celtic
Caltex Socceroos whiz kid Daniel Arzani has secured his loan move to Scottish champions Celtic from Manchester City. The Hoops revealed the acquisition of the Aussie starlet on Friday night (AEST), subject to an international clearance. Arzani joined the Premier League
FFA Chairman Lowy announces he will not seek re-election
The Chairman of Football Federation Australia (FFA), Mr Steven Lowy AM, said today he did not intend to seek re-election when his term expires in November this year. Mr Lowy said he wanted to foreshadow his intention now, ahead of the 30 September deadline for nominations, to