Action Abroad - 12-07-05
There was mixed results for Australia's two representatives in the UEFA InterToto Cup, with Qantas Socceroo Stephen Laybutt going onto the third round, while Joel Griffiths and his Neuchatel Xamax team bowed out after losing at home. Click here to see how Stephen and Joel fared, plus how the Aussies are going as the pre-season action hots up.
UEFA INTERTOTO CUP Second Round - 2nd Leg Date: 10-07-05 * Joel Griffiths was replaced in the 77th minute, as Neuchatel Xamax lost 2-1 at home against St. Etienne (France). Neuchatel lost 3-2 on aggregate and bow out of the competition. * Qantas Socceroo Stephen Laybutt played a full game, as AA Gent drew 0-0 away at Zlin (Czech Republic). AA Gent won 1-0 on aggregate and advance to the Third Round and a meeting with Valencia. REPUBLIC OF IRELAND PREMIER DIVISION Date: 08-07-05 * Qantas Young Socceroo Chris O-Connor (gk) played a full game, as Bray Wanderers drew 1-1 at home against Longford Town. SWEDISH SUPERETTAN Date: 10-07-05 * Chay Hews (gk) (pictured right) came on in the 77th minute, as Vastra Frolunda lost 1-0 away at Bodens BK. ACTION IN ASIA… SINGAPORE S-LEAGUE Date: 08-07-05 * Christian Cevenini remained on the bench, as Geylang United won 3-0 at home against Sinchi FC. Date: 07-07-05 * Jon Angelucci (suspended) was not in the squad, as Woodlands Wellington drew 0-0 at home against Home United FC. Date: 05-07-05 * Alex Duric played a full game, as Singapore Armed Forces won 1-0 at home against Albirex Niigata FC.