Action Abroad - 13-01-04
Australian Under 20 captain Scott McDonald has made a good start with his new club Motherwell, scoring a goal on debut in the Scottish FA Cup. Click here to find out how Scott and many of his Aussie mates fared over the past week.
ACTION IN THE UK… FA BARCLAYCARD PREMIER LEAGUE Date: 10-01-04 * Socceroo Mark Viduka was replaced in the 45th minute as Leeds United lost 1-0 at home against Tottenham Hotspur. * Socceroo Brett Emerton played a full game and helped to create the third goal of the game while Socceroo Lucas Neill was replaced in the 83rd minute as Blackburn Rovers lost 4-3 at home against Bolton Wanderers. * Socceroo Harry Kewell played a full game and received a yellow card as Liverpool won 1-0 at home against Aston Villa. * Socceroo Mark Schwarzer (gk) played a full game while Australian Under 23 Brad Jones (gk) remained on the bench as Middlesbrough 4-1 away to Arsenal. * Socceroo Danny Tiatto remained on the bench as Manchester City lost 4-2 away to Portsmouth. Date: 07-01-04 * Socceroo Mark Viduka played a full game as Leeds lost 1-0 away to Newcastle United. * Socceroos Brett Emerton and Lucas Neill both played full games with Emerton creating both the Blackburn goals as Blackburn Rovers drew 2-2 away to Wolverhampton Wanderers. * Australian Under 23 Brad Jones (gk) played a full game as Middlesbrough won 2-1 at home against Fulham. * Socceroo Harry Kewell played a full game as Liverpool won 1-0 away to Chelsea. NATIONWIDE DIVISION ONE Date: 10-01-04 * Socceroo Tony Popovic was replaced in the 73rd minute as Crystal Palace drew 0-0 at home against Burnley. * Socceroo Tony Vidmar played a full game as Cardiff City won 3-2 at home against Rotherham United. * Clint Davies (gk) remained on the bench as Bradford City won 1-0 away to Norwich City. * John Filan (gk) played a full game as Wigan Athletic drew 0-0 at home against Millwall. Meanwhile, for Millwall, Socceroo Kevin Muscat and Tim Cahill both played full games with Cahill also receiving a yellow card as Millwall. NATIONWIDE DIVISION TWO Date: 10-01-04 * Les Pogliacomi (gk) played a full game as Oldham Athletic drew 0-0 away to Brighton and Hove Albion. * Joel Porter played a full game as Hartlepool United won 1-0 at home against Peterborough United. * Frank Talia (gk) remained on the bench as Wycombe Wanderers lost 2-0 away to Stockport County. * Chris Coyne played a full game as Luton Town drew 2-2 away to Rushden and Diamonds. * Jacob Burns played a full game as Barnsley drew 1-1 away to Colchester United. NATIONWIDE DIVISION THREE Date: 10-01-04 * Danny Allsopp came on in the 47th minute as Hull City won 1-0 away to Darlington. ENGLISH FA TROPHY Date: 10-01-04 * Jon Brady was replaced in the 73rd minute but not before scoring in the 44th minute as Stevenage Borough won 3-1 away to Folkestone Invicta. * Christian Giannangelo (gk) remained on the bench as Forest Green Rovers won 4-0 at home against Sutton United. SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE Date: 06-01-04 * Australian Under 23 Patrick Kisnorbo played a full game as Hearts won 2-1 away to Dundee. SCOTTISH FA CUP Date: 10-01-04 * John Maisano played a full game while Marco Maisano was replaced in the 69th minute as Greenock Morton lost 3-0 at home against Partick Thistle. Meanwhile, for Partick, Australian Under 23 Adrian Madaschi played a full game. * Australian Under 23 Patrick Kisnorbo played a full game as Hearts won 2-0 at home against Berwick Rangers. * Scott MacNicol remained on the bench as Dunfermline Athletic won 3-1 at home against Dundee United. * Stuart Lovell played a full game as Livingston won 1-0 at home against Montrose. * David Zdrilic came on in the 64th minute as Aberdeen drew 0-0 at home against Dundee. * Danny Invincibile came on in the 83rd minute as Kilmarnock won 3-1 away to Raith Rovers. * Australian Under 20 Captain Scott McDonald made his debut when he came on in the 74th minute and scored in the 90th minute as Motherwell won 3-0 away to St Johnstone. ACTION IN EUROPE… FRENCH DIVISION ONE Date: 10-01-04 * Socceroo Mile Sterjovski came on in the 73rd minute as Lille lost 1-0 away to Paris Saint German. GREEK DIVISION ONE Date: 11-01-04 * Kyriakos Tohouroglou (gk) played a full game as PAOK Saloniki won 2-1 away to Olympiakos. ITALIAN DIVISION ONE (SERIE A) Date: 11-01-04 * Socceroo Zeljko Kalac (gk) played a full game as Perugia lost 1-0 at home against Roma. * Socceroo Vince Grella played a full game as Empoli won 2-0 at home against Ancona. Date: 10-01-04 * Socceroo Marco Bresciano remained on the bench as Parma won 1-0 at home against Inter Milan. Date: 06-01-04 * Socceroo Zeljko Kalac (gk) was replaced in the 26th minute as Perugia lost 1-0 away to Juventus. * Socceroo Vince Grella played a full game and received a yellow card as Empoli lost 2-1 away to Bologna. * Socceroo Marco Bresciano was replaced in the 55th minute as Parma won 2-0 away to Ancona. ITALIAN DIVISION THREE (SERIE C1/A) Date: 11-01-04 * Nick Rizzo played a full game as Prato drew 0-0 at home against Torres. Date: 06-01-04 * Nick Rizzo played a full game scored in the 65th minute as Prato drew 2-2 at home against Novara. MALTESE DIVISION ONE Date: 10-01-04 * Peter Pullicino played a full game as Hibernians FC won 2-1 at home against Birkirkara FC. SPANISH CUP (COPA DEL REY) Date: 11-01-04 * Socceroo John Aloisi came on in the 81st minute and scored the final goal of the game in the 89th minute as Athletico Osasuna drew 2-2 away to Valencia. SPANISH DIVISION ONE (PRIMERA LIGA) Date: 11-01-04 * Socceroo John Aloisi played a full game and won the free kick that created the second goal of the game as Athletico Osasuna drew 1-1 at home against FC Sevilla.
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