Qantas Socceroos Abroad Round-Up
A round up of how the Qantas Socceroos performed abroad this week.
ENGLAND Premiership • Tim Cahill played a full game as Everton lost 2-1 at Fulham. Mark Schwarzer (neck) missed his first ever game for the home side. • Vince Grella played a full game while Brett Emerton came on in the 73rd minute in Blackburn-s 3-1 win over Wolves. Championship • Nick Carle was an unused sub as Crystal Palace lost 4-0 at home to Scunthorpe. • Adam Federici played a full game in Reading-s scoreless draw with Doncaster. • Rhys Williams played 90 minutes in Middlesbrough-s 3-1 win over Ipswich. Brad Jones was on the bench. League 1 • Patrick Kisnorbo played a full game in Leeds- 0-0 draw at Southend.
GERMANY Bundesliga • Dario Vidosic played the first 62 minutes in Nuremberg-s 1-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.
HOLLAND Eredivisie • David Carney came on in the 84th minute, just before FC Twente scored the winner in the 3-2 victory over FC Utrecht. • Brett Holman played 58 minutes in AZ Alkmaar-s 2-1 loss to ADO Den Haag.
ITALY Serie A • Mark Bresciano played the first hour in Palermo-s 1-1 draw at home to Bari.
RUSSIA Premier League • Luke Wilkshire played a full game in Dynamo Moscow-s 1-1 draw at home to rivals Spartak.
SWEDEN Allsvenskan • Ante Covic played a full game for Elfsborg in their 2-2 home draw against GAIS.
SWITZERLAND Super League • Scott Chipperfield came off the bench in the 76th minute in Basel-s 3-2 win at Bellinzona on Monday night.
TURKEY Super Lig • Mile Jedinak played a full game in Antalyaspor-s 1-0 win at home to Ankaragucu. • Harry Kewell played a full game in Galatasaray-s 3-0 win at home to fierce rivals Besiktas.
ASIA JAPAN J-League • Josh Kennedy played a full game in Nagoya Grampus- 3-2 loss at home to Kashiwa Reysol.
CHINA Super League • The Griffiths brothers, Ryan and Joel Griffiths, both played 90 minutes in Beijing Guoan-s 1-1 draw at Shanghai Shenhua, although Mark Milligan did not play for the home side.
Caltex Socceroo Arzani seals loan move to Celtic
Caltex Socceroos whiz kid Daniel Arzani has secured his loan move to Scottish champions Celtic from Manchester City. The Hoops revealed the acquisition of the Aussie starlet on Friday night (AEST), subject to an international clearance. Arzani joined the Premier League
FFA Chairman Lowy announces he will not seek re-election
The Chairman of Football Federation Australia (FFA), Mr Steven Lowy AM, said today he did not intend to seek re-election when his term expires in November this year. Mr Lowy said he wanted to foreshadow his intention now, ahead of the 30 September deadline for nominations, to