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.
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