Viduka Future Clearer In The Next Week
The future of Australian striker Mark Viduka should be clearer in the next week, with newspaper reports stating that a deal with Middlesbrough is imminent.
The future of Australian striker Mark Viduka should be clearer in the next week, with newspaper reports stating that a deal with Middlesbrough is imminent. Viduka, has been a prime target for Boro for the last six months, and are desperate to sign a striker that can score over 15 goals a season. It was reported that Viduka, currently holidaying in Croatia, will take a significant weekly pay cut but will receive a substantial sign-on fee as part of the deal. Meanwhile Qantas Socceroo goalkeeper Zeljko Kalac and his Perugia team face an uphill battle to stay in the Italian Serie A, after losing the promotion/relegation play-off against Fiorentina. Fiorentina won the match 1-0 thanks to an early goal and go back to Florence, hoping to claim their place back in the Serie A, after they were forced to close down operations after relegation at the end of the 2001/02 season. After one season in the Serie C2 as Florentia Viola, they won promotion to the expanded Serie B and finished in sixth spot to win its spot in the play-off against Perugia. Perugia must win the second leg on Sunday by two goals if it-s going to retain its place in the Serie A. It is rumoured that if Fiorentina is promoted to the Serie A, Qantas Socceroo midfielder Vince Grella could well find himself moving to the club from nearby Empoli, who has already been relegated to the Serie B next season.
Aussies Abroad: Vukovic’s Genk beaten in battle of Belgium’s top two
Danny Vukovic’s Genk remain well clear on top of the table despite falling to a rare defeat in Belgium against Club Brugge overnight. In a meeting of the competition’s top two at the Jan Breydel Stadion, Genk were beaten the fired-up home side, going down 3-1. There was lit
Aussies Abroad: Ryan’s Brighton through to Quarter-Finals while Milligan, Giannou pick up strong results
There were a handful of Caltex Socceroos in action on Sunday morning (AEDT) while some key figures were rested as their clubs negotiated cup ties. Firstly to Europe where Mark Milligan played a full 90 at the heart of Hibernian’s midfield as they welcomed new manager Danny Hec
Aussies Abroad: Luongo gallant in Watford defeat
Caltex Socceroos midfielder Massimo Luongo can turn his attention to the EFLChampionship after QPR crashed out of the FA Cup on Saturday morning (AEDT). The 26-year-old played the full 90 minutes in QPR’s 1-0 loss to Watford at Loftus Road, in a tight game where each side cou
When to watch your Caltex Socceroos this weekend
There's FA Cup action on the cards for two Australians this weekend as another prepares for a massive top-of-the-table encounter. Multiple players are involved in matches with major title ramifications, while Mark Milligan has a new manager to impress in Scotland. Read on t