Jason Davidson has scored his first goal in English football, netting in Huddersfield Town’s 5-0 rout of fellow Socceroo Rhys Williams' Charlton Athletic in the English Championship overnight.The Socceroos defender was picked out in the six-yard box in stoppage time as the Terriers went on a late raid, slidding a left-footed finish past the keeper.
Conversely it was a miserable night for fellow defender Rhys Williams, who was making his first league start for Charlton.
The 27-year-old, who is finally back on the park after missing the best part of the last two years with an Achilles injury, is currently on loan from league leaders Middlesbrough in a bid for more game time.
Jordan Lyden was again on the bench in the Premier League as Aston Villa grabbed a much-needed 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at Villa Park.
The 19-year-old made his first-team debut in the EPL cellar-dwellers’ 1-1 draw with Wycombe Wanderers in the third round of the FA Cup on the weekend.
The three points is the Birmingham club’s first under Remi Garde and came about after a howler from Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey.
Socceroos skipper Mile Jedinak was a second-half substitute for Alan Pardew's side but was unable to help overturn the deficit as Villa notched just their second league win of the season.
Bailey Wright was involved in Preston North End’s 2-1 win over Bristol City, moving them up to 13th in England's second tier.
Adam Federici, Tommy Oar and Massimo Luongo were all unused substitutes after being involved in the weekend’s FA Cup action.
Jackson Irvine played over an hour for Ross County as they claimed a 1-0 home win over Dunfemline in their Scottish FA Cup replay to move through to the fifth round.
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