Adam Federici played a full game in Reading’s 3-0 win away to Cardiff to book a playoff against Swansea City at Wembley.
DENMARK Super League - Nathan Coe played a full game in SonderjyskE-s 1-0 win at home to Lyngby.
ENGLAND Premier League - Brett Emerton played a full game and scored in Blackburn-s 1-1 draw at home to Manchester United. - Mark Schwarzer played a full game in Fulham-s 2-0 win away to Birmingham.
Championship Playoffs First leg - May 13 - Adam Federici played a full game in Reading-s 0-0 draw at home to Cardiff City.
Second leg - May 17 - Adam Federici played a full game in Reading-s 3-0 win away to Cardiff to book a playoff against Swansea City at Wembley on May 30. The winner is promoted to the Premier League.
GERMANY Bundesliga II - Nikita Rukavytsya came on in the 71st minute of Hertha Berlin-s 2-1 win at home to Augsburg. - Dario Vidosic (on loan from Nuremberg) played a full game in Arminia Bielfeld-s 1-1 draw away to Alemmania Aachen.
ITALY Serie B - Adrian Madaschi played the first half of Portosummaga-s 1-0 loss at home to Ascoli. - Carl Valeri played a full game in Sassuolo-s 1-0 loss at home to Padova.
NETHERLANDS Eredivisie - Michael Zullo played a full game in FC Utrecht-s 5-1 win at home to AZ Alkmaar. Brett Holman played a full game for the visitors. AZ qualified for the Europa League.
SCOTLAND Premier League - Aaron Mooy played a full game in St Mirren-s 0-0 draw at home to St Johnstone.
SWEDEN Allsvenskan - Ante Covic played a full game in Elfsborg-s 3-0 loss away to Trelleborg.
TURKEY Super Lig - Harry Kewell played a full game and scored in Galatasaray-s 3-2 win away to Genclerbirligi. Mile Jedinak was sent off for a second yellow card in the 84th minute for the home side. - James Troisi played a full game in Kayserispor-s 2-1 loss at home to Gaziantepsor.
CHINA Super League - Bruce Djite came on in the 64th minute of Jiangsu Sainty-s 1-0 win over Chagchun Yatai. - Adam Griffiths came on in the 54th minute of Hangzhou Lucheng-s 1-0 win over at home to Shandong Luneng. - Joel Griffiths played 79 minutes of Beijing Guoan-s 2-0 win at home to Qingdao Jonoon. - Dean Heffernan played a full game in Liaoning Hongyun-s 2-1 win away to Nanchang Bayi.
JAPAN J-League - Alex Brosque and Eddy Bosnar both played a full game in Shimzu S-Pulse-s 5-1 home loss to Vissel Kobe. - Matthew Spiranovic played a full game in Urawa Reds- 1-1 draw at home to Cerezo Osaka.
J-League 2 - Mark Milligan played a full game in JEF United-s 2-1 win at home to Fagiano Okoyama.
KOREA K-League - Robert Cornthwaite played a full game in Chunnam Dragons- 2-0 win at home to Daejeon Citizen. - Luke DeVere played a full game in Gyeongnam FC-s 3-1 loss away to FC Seoul. - Sasa Ognenovski played a full game in Seongnam Ilhwa-s 1-1 draw at home to Suwon Bluewings.
SAUDI ARABIA Pro League - Jon McKain played a full game in Al Nasr-s 2-1 home win over Al Hazm.
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