Qantas Socceroos Abroad
All the latest news about our national team's stars overseas.
By David Davutovic
ENGLAND Premier League - Tim Cahill played a full game in Everton-s 1-0 opening day loss to Blackburn Rovers.
Championship - Adam Federici played a full game in Reading-s 1-1 draw at Portsmouth. - Richard Garcia played the first half of Hull City-s 4-0 loss at Millwall. - Neil Kilkenny played 90 minutes of Leeds United-s 1-1 draw away to Nottingham Forrest. - Scott McDonald played a full game in Middlesbrough-s scoreless draw away to Leicester City.
NETHERLANDS Eredivisie - David Carney played a full match in FC Twente-s 0-0 draw at home to Heerenveen. - Brett Holman played the full match in AZ Alkmaar-s 1-1 draw at home to Groningen. - Tommy Oar made his Dutch league debut, coming on in the 87th minute of FC Utrecht-s 3-1 win over NAC Breda.
RUSSIA Premier League - Luke WIlkshire played a full match in Dinamo Moscow-s 1-1 draw against Zenit St Petersburg.
SWEDEN Allsvenskan - Ante Covic played a full game in Elfsborg-s 4-1 win over Kalmar.
SWITZERLAND Super League - Retired Socceroo Scott Chipperfield played a full game in Basel-s 4-1 home loss to Luzern.
TURKEY Super Lig - Harry Kewell and Lucas Neill played a full game for Galatasaray in their 2-1 loss to Sivasspor. - Mile Jedinak came on in the 73rd minute of Genclerbirligi-s 0-0 draw at Esikehirspor.
CHINA - Joel Griffiths scored a double in Beijing Guoan-s 2-1 win over Changchun Yatai, while Ryan Griffiths also played a full match.
JAPAN J League - Josh Kennedy played a full game in Nagoya Grampus- 3-1 win over Urawa Reds. Matthew Spiranovic played 90 minutes for the losers.
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