Qantas Socceroos Abroad Round-Up
A look at how the Qantas Socceroos performed around the leagues of Europe and Asia this week.
ENGLAND Premiership • Tim Cahill and Lucas Neill played a full game in Everton-s 1-1 draw at home to Everton. • Brett Emerton was injured but Vince Grella played a full game for Blackburn in their 2-0 home loss to Tottenham. • Richard Garcia played 61 minutes in Hull-s 3-0 loss at Arsenal. • Mark Schwarzer played a full game in Fulham-s 3-0 home win over Manchester United.
Championship • Adam Federici played a full game in Reading-s 1-1 draw away to Bristol City. • Brad Jones and Rhys Williams both played a full game in Middlesbrough-s 2-0 loss at Newcastle. • Shane Lowry played a full game in Plymouth-s 1-0 loss to Coventry.
League 1 • Patrick Kisnorbo played a full game in Leeds United-s 1-0 win at home to Southampton.
B Ethniki• Nathan Burns played the first half in Corfu-s 1-0 win over Doxa Dramas.
Serie A• Mark Bresciano played a full game in Palermo-s 1-0 win over Siena.
Serie B • Carl Valeri played a full game and scored in Grosseto-s 2-1 win over Frosinone, lifting them to sixth.
SCOTLAND Premier League • Danny Invincible played 63 minutes and scored in Kilmarnock-s 2-1 loss at home to Falkirk. • Scott McDonald played 62 minutes in Celtic-s 2-1 loss away to Hearts.
TURKEY Super Lig • Mile Jedinak played a full game in Antalyaspor-s 2-1 win at Kayseripsor, which knocked them off the top of the table. • Harry Kewell played a full game and scored a 77th minute winner in Galatasaray-s 1-0 win over Genclerbirligi. Bruce Djite came on in the 81st minute for the visitors.
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