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 was suspended while Lucas Neill played a full game in Everton-s 3-3 draw away to Chelsea. • Brett Emerton played a full game while Vince Grella came off injured after 40 minutes of Blackburn-s 0-0 draw away to Hull. Richard Garcia played the first 66 minutes for the home side. • Mark Schwarzer played a full game in Fulham-s 1-1 draw at Burnley.
Championship • Adam Federici played a full game in Reading-s 1-1 draw at home to Scunthorpe United. • Brad Jones and Rhys Williams both played a full game in Middlesbrough-s 1-0 loss at home to Cardiff.
League 1 • Patrick Kisnorbo played a full game in Leeds United-s 0-0 draw away to Brentford.
League 2 • Oliver Bozanic played an hour in Aldershot-s 6-1 loss at Burton Albion. Bozanic is on loan from Reading.
ITALY Serie A • Mark Bresciano played a full game and scored the second in Palermo-s 2-0 win at AC Milan.
NETHERLANDS Eredivisie • David Carney came on in the 84th minute of FC Twente-s 3-1 home against NAC Breda.
SCOTLAND Premier League • Danny Invincible played a full game in Kilmarnock-s 1-1 draw at home to Hibernian. • Scott McDonald played a full game in Celtic's 3-2 win at former club Motherwell.
TURKEY Super Lig • Harry Kewell played a full game in Galatasaray-s 3-2 win at Antalyaspor. Mile Jedinak also played a full game for the home side and scored their second, before Kewell scored the winner for the visitors, who came back from two goals down. • Michael Petkovic played a full game in Sivasspor-s 2-1 win over Eskisehirspor. • James Troisi came on in the 73rd minute of Kayserispor-s 2-1 win at Istanbul
ASIA JAPAN J-League • Josh Kennedy played a full game and scored a hat-trick in Nagoya Grampus- 3-0 Emperor-s Cup quarter final win over FC Gifu.
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