Action Abroad - 19-07-05
The Swiss League got underway last weekend, with Socceroos Scott Chipperfield and Ljubo Milicevic helping their respective teams to winning starts, while Joel Griffiths saw red in Neuchatel's loss. Click here to see all the action from the past week.
ACTION IN EUROPE…
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 1st Round Qualifying - 1st Leg Date: 13-07-05 * Qantas Socceroo Harry Kewell did not play, as Liverpool won 3-0 at home against TNS (Wales).
UEFA CUP 1st Round Qualifying - 1st Leg Date: 14-07-05 * Paul Okon was not in the APOEL Nicosia (Cyprus) squad that won 2-0 away at Birkirkara (Malta).
UEFA INTERTOTO CUP Third Round - 1st Leg Date: 17-07-05 * Qantas Socceroo Stephen Laybutt played a full game, as AA Gent drew 0-0 at home against Valencia (Spain).
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND PREMIER DIVISION Date: 15-07-05 * Qantas Young Socceroo Chris O-Connor (gk) played a full game, as Bray Wanderers won 2-1 away at Waterford United.
SWEDISH ALLSVENSKAN Date: 17-07-05 * Ante Covic (gk) played a full game, as Hammarby won 4-0 at home against Landskrona BoIS
SWEDISH SUPERETTAN Date: 17-07-05 * Chay Hews (gk) was replaced in the 93rd minute, but not before opening the scoring in the 32nd minute, as Vastra Frolunda IF won 3-0 at home against Bodens BK.
SWITZERLAND SUPER LEAGUE Date: 16-07-05 * Qantas Socceroo Scott Chipperfield (pictured above right) played a full game, while Qantas Socceroo Mile Sterjovski did not play, as FC Basel won 1-0 at home against Schaffhausen. * Qantas Socceroo Ljubo Milicevic was replaced in the 85th minute, as FC Thun won 2-0 at home against Aarau. Date: 13-07-05 * Joel Griffiths received a red card in the 45th minute (2nd yellow), as Neuchatel Xamax lost 3-1 at home against Young Boys.
ACTION IN ASIA…
SINGAPORE S-LEAGUE Date: 14-07-05 * Jon Angelucci (suspended) was not in the squad, as Woodlands Wellington drew 3-3 at home with Balestier Khalsa FC. Date: 13-07-05 * Christian Cevenini was replaced in the 64th minute, as Geylang United lost 1-0 at home against Singapore Armed Force. For SAF, Alex Duric played a full game, scored the only goal in the 77th minute and was named man of the match.
Cahill's Jamshedpur remain unbeaten in Indian Super League
Tim Cahill’s unbeaten start to life in the Indian Super League has continued with his Jamshedpur drawing 1-1 with ATK overnight. In his first home appearance for his new club, Australia’s greatest-ever goalscorer started in attack and played 74 minutes before he was substitute
Aussies Abroad: Milestone moment for Leckie in Bundesliga
Mathew Leckie has reached an impressive milestone after again featuring for Hertha Berlin as they continued their strong start to the season in the Bundesliga. The Caltex Socceroos winger came off the bench for the last 28 minutes as Hertha drew 1-1 with Freiburg in Berlin.
Aussies Abroad: Rogic stars in clash of Caltex Socceroos, Ryan and Mabil impress
In-form Caltex Socceroos star Tom Rogic produced a man-of-the-match performance in Celtic’s 4-2 Scottish Premiership win over Hibernian on Sunday morning (AEDT). Rogic - who netted in Australia’s 4-0 friendly win over Kuwait on Tuesday - scored an outstanding goal and then pro
Milicic ‘extremely proud’ of Young Socceroos comeback
Young Socceroos boss Ante Milicic praised his side’s “strong Australian mentality” after they battled back to salvage a 1-1 draw in their AFC U-19 Championship opener against Korea Republic. Melbourne City’s Ramy Najjarine came off the bench to score a stunning 89th-minute equ