Action Abroad - 23-08-05
Strikers Scott McDonald and Paul Agostino continued their impressive early season form with goals on the weekend, to keep their names in the mind of new Socceroos coach Guus Hiddink. Click here to see how Scott and Paul and the rest of the Aussies abroad fared over the past week.
ACTION IN THE UK…
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE Date: 21-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Tim Cahill played a full game, as Everton won 1-0 away at Bolton Wanderers. Date: 20-08-05 * John Filan (gk) and Qantas Socceroo Josip Skoko were not in the Wigan squad that lost 1-0 away at Charlton Athletic. * Qantas Socceroo Craig Moore was not in the Newcastle United squad that drew 0-0 at home with West Ham. * Qantas Socceroo Stan Lazaridis came on in the 77th minute, as Birmingham City lost 2-1 at home against Manchester City. * Qantas Socceroo Brett Emerton was replaced in the 90th minute, while Qantas Socceroo Lucas Neill played a full game, as Blackburn Rovers won 2-1 at home against Fulham. For Fulham, Qantas Socceroo Ahmad Elrich remained on the bench. * Qantas Socceroo Mark Schwarzer (gk) played a full game; Qantas Socceroo Mark Viduka came on at half time, while Qantas Under 23 Brad Jones (gk) remained on the bench, as Middlesbrough lost 2-0 away at Tottenham Hotspur. * Qantas Socceroo Harry Kewell (groin) was not in the Liverpool squad that won 1-0 at home against Sunderland.
ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIP Date: 20-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Danny Tiatto played a full game and scored in the 45th minute, while Qantas Socceroo Patrick Kisnorbo (knee) and Paul Henderson remained on the bench, as Leicester City drew 2-2 away at Crewe Alexandra. * Qantas Socceroo Tony Popovic and Qantas Under 23 Anthony Danze were not in the Crystal Palace squad, that won 1-0 at home against Plymouth Argyle. * Chris Coyne (hamstring) was not in the Luton squad that lost 2-1 away at Stoke City. * Paul Reid played a full game, as Brighton Hove Albion lost 2-0 away at Hull City. * Adam Griffiths was not in the Watford squad that won 3-1 away at Burnley.
ENGLISH LEAGUE ONE Date: 20-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Luke Wilkshire played a full game, as Bristol City won 4-1 at home against Port Vale. * Adam Hughes came on in the 90th minute, as Doncaster won 2-1 away at Swansea. * Joel Porter (knee) was not in the Hartlepool squad that drew 1-1 at home against Walsall. * Jacob Burns played a full game, as Barnsley won 1-0 at home against Yeovil. * Gareth Edds and Qantas Young Socceroo Trent McClenahan both played a full game, while Nick Rizzo was not in the squad, as Milton Keynes Dons drew 1-1 at home against Colchester. For Colchester, Richard Garcia (shin) was not in the squad, * Les Pogliacomi (gk) was not in the Oldham Athletic squad that won 4-1 at home against Chesterfield. For Chesterfield, Qantas Young Socceroo Aaron Downes was not in the squad.
ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO Date: 20-08-05 * Predrag Bojic came on in the 71st minute, as Northampton drew 1-1 away at Shrewsbury. * Mark Robertson (medial ligament) was not in the Stockport County squad that 1-1 at home with Notts County. For Notts, Qantas Young Socceroo Ruben Zadkovich was not in the squad. * Frank Talia (gk) played a full game, as Wycombe Wanderers won 4-0 at home against Bury. * Shane Huke was not in the Peterborough squad that won 2-0 at home against Mansfield.
ENGLISH CONFERENCE Date: 20-08-05 * Scott Guyett played a full game, as Aldershot drew 1-1 away at Halifax. * Jon Brady played a full game, as Hereford won 2-0 away at Crawley Town. * Clint Davies (gk) remained on the bench, as Woking drew 2-2 at home against Burton Albion. Date: 16-08-05 * Scott Guyett played a full game and scored in the 20th minute, as Aldershot lost 2-1 away at Canvey Island. * Jon Brady played a full game, as Hereford lost 2-1 away at Cambridge United. * Clint Davies (gk) remained on the bench, as Woking won 3-2 at home against Stevenage.
SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE Date: 20-08-05 * Daniel McBreen was replaced in the 86th minute and received a yellow card, as Falkirk lost 2-0 at home against Hibernian. * Scott McDonald (pictured above) played a full game and scored in the 12th minute, as Motherwell lost 5-4 at home against Dundee United. * Danny Invincibile came on at half time, as Kilmarnock drew 2-2 away at Inverness CT.
SCOTTISH DIVISION ONE Date: 20-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Adrian Madaschi played a full game, as Dundee won 3-1 at home against Queen of the South. For Queen, Stuart Lovell played a full game. * Scott Tunbridge was replaced in the 69th minute, as Hamilton Academical drew 0-0 away at Ross County.
SCOTTISH DIVISION TWO Date: 20-08-05 * John Maisano was not in the Ayr squad that drew 1-1 at home against Peterhead.
ACTION IN EUROPE…
BELGIAN JULIPER LEAGUE Date: 21-08-05 * Brendan Santalab came on in the 75th minute, as Sint-Truiden lost 2-0 away at Standard Liege. Date: 20-08-05 * Clayton Zane was not in the squad, as Anderlecht won3-1 at home against Germinal Beerschot. * Qantas Socceroo Stephen Laybutt played a full game, as AA Gent won 1-0 at home against Cercle Brugge.
CROATIAN 1.NHL. Date: 20-08-05 * Eddy Bosnar did not play, as Dinamo Zagreb won 1-0 at home against Varteks.
DANISH SUPERLIGAEN Date: 21-08-05 * Qantas Under 23 Shane Cansdell-Sherriff played a full game and scored in the 23rd minute, as AGF Aarhus drew 3-3 away at FC Midtjylland.
DUTCH EREDIVISIE Date: 20-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Jason Culina played a full game, as FC Twente lost 1-0 at home against NEC Nijmegen. Date: 19-08-05 * Peter Zois (gk) remained on the bench, as Willem II lost 1-0 away at NAC Breda.
DUTCH GOLDEN LEAGUE Date: 19-08-05 * Qantas Under 23 Brett Holman was replaced in the 76th minute, as Excelsior won 3-0 at home against FC Emmen. Date: 12-08-05 * Qantas Under 23 Brett Holman played a full game, as Excelsior won 1-0 away at Cambur Leewarden.
GERMAN CUP Date: 20-08-05 * Joshua Kennedy was replaced in the 108th minute, but not receiving a yellow card, as Dynamo Dresden drew 1-1 away at Sachsen Leipzig. Dynamo won 5-3 on penalties. * Peter Buljan did not play, as FC Saarbrucken drew 1-1 away at FC Ingolstadt 04. Saarbrucken won 5-4 on penalties. Date: 19-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Paul Agostino played a full game and scored in the 71st minute, as 1860 Munich won 2-1 away at Wuppertaler SV Bor. * Christophe Teinert was replaced at half time, as SpVgg Unterhaching won 2-0 away at Holstein Kiel. * Frank Juric (gk) remained on the bench, as Hannover won 4-0 away at FC Koln II.
ITALIAN CUP Date: 21-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Marco Bresciano played a full game, while Qantas Socceroo Vince Grella came on in the 75th minute, as Parma drew 1-1 away at Empoli. Parma won 8-7 on penalties with both players converting their penalty kicks.
NORWAY CUP Quarter Finals Date: 20-08-05 * Dylan Macallister came on in the 64th minute, as Brann lost 2-1 away at Valerenga. * Kasey Wehrman and Shane Stefanutto both played a full games, while Sasa Radulovic was not in the squad, as Lillestrom won 3-1 at home against Stabaek.
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND PREMIER DIVISION Date: 19-08-05 * Chris O-Connor (gk) played a full game, as Bray Wanderers won 2-1 at home against Finn Harps.
ROMANIAN DIVIZIA A Date: 20-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Michael Thwaite; Qantas Under 23 Ryan Griffiths and Wayne Srhoj all played full games, with Griffiths and Srhoj receiving yellow cards, as FC National won 1-0 at home against Rapid Bucuresti. * Qantas Socceroo Jon McKain played a full game, as FCU Politehnica Timisoara drew 0-0 at home with Steaua Bucuresti.
SWEDISH ALLSVENSKAN Date: 22-08-05 * Ante Covic (gk) played a full game, as Hammarby won 3-1 away at BK Hacken.
SWEDISH SUPERETTAN Date: 20-08-05 * Chay Hews played a full game, as Vastra Frolunda drew 2-2 away at Atvidaberg FF.
SWISS SUPER LEAGUE Date: 20-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Scott Chipperfield played a full game and received a yellow card, while Qantas Socceroo Mile Sterjovski came on in the 65th minute and scored in the 79th minute, as FC Basel won 7-2 at home against Aarau. Date: 19-08-05 * Joel Griffiths played a full game, as Neuchatel Xamax lost 2-0 at home against FC Thun. For Thun, Qantas Socceroo Ljubo Milicevic played a full game.
TURKISH SUPER LIG Date: 20-08-05 * Qantas Socceroo Michael Petkovic (gk) played a full game, as Sivasspor won 2-1 away at Samsunspor.
ACTION IN ASIA…
No matches this week.
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