It was another big weekend for the OS Aussies marked by the long-awaited return to the pitch for Qatar-based Socceroo Mark Bresciano. As well there was a title for Mitchell Austin in the FA Trophy and goals to Max Haubus in Germany, Adam Hughes in China and Mirjan Pavlović in India.
In the English Premier League Mark Schwarzer was an unused substitute when Chelsea demolished Arsenal by 6-0. Brad Jones was also an unused substitute in Liverpool’s 6-3 win at Cardiff. Mile Jedinak played a full match when Crystal Palace narrowly lost 1-0 at Newcastle. Chris Herd was not in the squad when Aston Villa went down 4-1 against Stoke City.
In the League Championship Alex Cisak was an unused substitute in Burnley’s 3-0 win at Charlton. As well, Adam Federici was an unused substitute in Reading’s 2-1 win at Birmingham. Scott McDonald and Shane Lowry played full matches when Millwall lost 2-1 at Leeds. Lucas Neill was an unused substitute in Watford’s 2-1 loss at Wigan.
Massimo Luongo played a full match when Swindon won 1-0 against Preston North End for whom Bailey Wright played a full match and Neil Kilkenny was substituted after 59 minutes. James Wesolowski played a full match again when Oldham scored three important points in a 1-0 win against Crawley. Dean Bouzanis was absent from the matchday squad when Carlisle lost 4-1 at Notts County. Bradden Inman played a full match for Crewe Alexandra who won 3-1 at Gillingham and left the relegation ranks.
In League Two Ryan Williams was substituted due to an injury after only 37 minutes when Oxford United recorded a 1-0 win against Hartlepool. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff played a full match in Burton Albion’s 1-0 loss at Scunthorpe. Ben McNamara was not in the squad when Northampton snapped another point in a 1-1 at Morecambe. Aaron Downes played a full match in Torquay United’s 1-0 loss against Newport.
In the Conference Premier Alex Baird was absent for Gateshead in their 3-1 win against Lincoln City. Lee Burns played a full match when Dartford recorded a 2-0 win at Hyde. Joshua Riis was not in the squad for Kidderminster Harriers in their 1-1 draw against Southport.
In the Conference, North Brackley Town coached by Jon Brady lost 1-0 at home against Bradford PA. Adam Parkhouse remained on the bench for Stalybridge Celtic in their 1-0 loss at Gloucester.
In the Conference South Shane Huke played the last 21 minutes when Ebbsfleet went down 2-1 at Boreham Wood.
In the FA Trophy Mitchell Austin was an unused substitute when Cambridge won the Final at Wembley with an impressive 4-0 win against Gosport Borough.
In the U21 Premier League Brad Smith played a full match when Liverpool FC won 5-2 against Newcastle United.
In the German Bundesliga Mitch Langerak was not in the squad due to a back injury when Dortmund won 3-0 at Hannover.
In the 2. Bundesliga Mathew Leckie played 67 minutes for Frankfurt and left the pitch with a slight injury. Frankfurt, for whom Nikita Rukavytsya also played the last 31 minutes, had a scoreless draw with Fortuna Düsseldorf for whom Ben Halloran played a full match.
In Germany’s 3. Liga Mustafa Amini was still sidelined due to a bone bruise in Dortmund’s 1-1 draw with Stuttgarter Kickers.
In the Regionalliga West in Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach II was without the services of Kwame Yeboah and won 2-1 at Uerdingen after being down 1-0 at half-time.
In the Bayernliga Nord in Germany Jonathan Faerber was an unused substitute when FSV Erlangen-Bruck lost 3-1 at Bayreuth.
Max Haubus played a full match for TuS Koblenz II in the Rheinlandliga in Germany and scored one of the goals in a 5-1 win against SV Eintracht Trier II.
In Italy’s Serie B Carl Valeri was absent again from Ternana Calcio’s matchday squad in a 1-1 draw against Virtus Lanciano.
In the Italian Youth Competition Campionato Primavera Chris Ikonomidis played the second half and provided an assist in Lazio’s 7-2 win against Crotone. Paul Katsetis was an unused substitute when Catania won 2-0 against Napoli.
Caleb Patterson-Sewell remained on the bench in Gil Vicente’s scoreless draw at Vitória Guimarães in the Primeira Liga in Portugal
In Russia’s Premier Liga, Luke Wilkshire played a full match in Dinamo Moskva’s scoreless draw with Rubin Kazan.
Eli Babalj was not in the squad when Alkmaar won 2-1 against PEC Zwolle for whom Trent Sainsbury was still sidelined due to his fractured kneecap.
In the Dutch Eerste Divisie Harry Ascroft played a full match for Venlo while Travis Cooper was missing due to a torn quadricep when their team recorded a 3-2 win against FC Oss. Meanwhile, Andrew Marveggio was an unused substitute in Telstar’s 1-0 loss at Helmond Sport.
In the Turkish SüperLig Kerem Bulut was not in the matchday squad again when Akhisar Belediyespor lost 3-0 at Besiktas JK.
In the 2. Lig in Turkey Emre Balcı was an unused substitute when İnegölspor lost 2-0 at home against Yeni Malatyaspor.
In the 3. Lig Savas Özdemir played a full match for 1930 Bafraspor in their 3-1 loss at home against Keçiörengücü.
In the Belgian Derde Klasse Steve Pepper played the last 5 minutes when FCV Dender EH lost 1-0 at Racing Mechelen.
In the Greek Superleague Apostolis Giannou played a full match in Panionios’ 2-0 loss at Xanthi.
In the Greek Football League Giannis Simosis did not play when Anagennisi Karditsa won 2-1 against Iraklis.
In the Greek Football League 2 Billy Konstantinidis played 78 minutes when Panserraikos recorded a narrow 1-0 win against Doxa Petrousas keeping their hopes of getting promoted alive. Niko Tsattalios played a full match in Kambaniakos 1-0 loss at home against Kozani.
In the first match of the Relegation Group of Cyprus’ First Division Robert Stambolziev’s first minute goal was not enough and AE Kouklion finally lost 2-1 at Nea Salamis.
Dario Vidosić came on after 61 minutes when Sion lost 2-0 at Aarau in the Swiss Super League while Oliver Bozanic played 56 minutes in Luzern’s 1-0 loss at Lausanne-Sport.
In the Austrian Bundesliga James Holland played a full match in Austria Wien’s 1-0 at local rivals Admira.
Off to the Scottish Premiership now where Dylan McGowan played a full match for Hearts in their 2-1 loss against Dundee United for whom Curtis Good was missing due to hip flexor injury. Jackson Irvine was on the bench when Kilmarnock lost 2-1 at Aberdeen.
In the Scottish Championship Sebastian Usai had his debut between the posts in Cowdenbeath’s 2-1 loss at Queen of the South.
In the Croatian Prva Liga Tomislav Mrčela played a full match when Hrvatski Dragovolja not only recorded a 2-0 against NK Osijek, but also gave the bottom position to their opponents. Steven Ugarković did not play for Osijek.
In the League Cup B in Iceland Kile Kennedy played a full match for Fjarðabyggð in an entertaining 5-5 draw against UMF Sindri.
In the Irish Premier Division Mark Griffin was an unused substitute for Dundalk in their 1-0 win at Sligo Rovers.
In the Maltese Premier League Charlie Fuller stayed on the bench when Balzan Youths lost 4-2 against Mosta.
Meanwhile Daniel Collins came on after 69 minutes when Bala Town recorded a massive 5-0 win at Afan Lido in the Welsh Premier League.
In the Japanese J.League Joshua Kennedy played a full match in Nagoya Grampus’ 2-1 win agains Vissel Kobe. Danny Vuković was absent from Graham Arnold’s matchday squad when Vegalta Sendai lost 4-0 at Omiya Ardija. Mitch Nichols came on after 90 minutes in Cerezo Osaka’s 2-0 win at Kashima.
In the Korean K-League Classic Aleksandar Jovanović played a full match for Jeju in their 1-0 win against Seongnam for whom Brendan Hamill was not in the squad. Luke DeVere was an unused substiute when Gyeongnam lost 3-2 against Jeonnam who brought on Robert Cornthwaite in the dying minutes. Alex Wilkinson played a full match when Jeonbuk had a scoreless draw at Sangju Sangmu. Nathan Burns was not in the squad in Incheon’s 3-0 loss at Ulsan Hyundai.
In the UAE Arabian Gulf League Brett Holman played a full match for Al Nasr in their scoreless draw at Sharjah SC. Alex Brosque was still absent from the matchday squad when Al Ain lost 2-3 against leaders Al Ahli.
In the Chinese Super League Adam Hughes played a full match and scored Harbin Yiteng’s goal in a 2-1 loss at Jiangsu Sainty. Daniel McBreen played until stoppage time when Shanghai Dongya recorded a 2-1 win at Hangzhou. Billy Celeski came on at half-time for Liaoning Whowin in their 2-1 loss against Guizhou Renhe who had the services of Jonas Salley for a full match. Ryan McGowan was again on the bench when Shandong Luneng drew 1-1 at Tianjin.
In the Qatar Stars League Mark Bresciano made his long-awaited return after his FIFA supension and played a full match in Al Gharafa’s 1-1 draw with Al Jaish.
In the UFL Division 1 in the Philippines Jesse Martindale played a full match and captained his side in the last 10 minutes in Green Archers’ 2-1 win against Philippine Army.
In the Malaysian Super League Ryan Griffiths was not in the squad in Sarawak’s 3-1 loss at Pahang. Steven Pantelidis played a full match when Mehmet Duraković’s Selangor won 1-0 against Kelantan. Mario Karlović played a full match in Terengganu’s 3-2 loss at Sime Darby. Spase Dilevski played until half-time in ATM FA’s 1-1 draw at Darul Takzim.
In the Malaysian Premier League, Srećko Mitrović played a full match in Sabah’s scoreless draw against SPA FC. Adam Griffiths started for Kedah in their 1-0 win against Johor. Kedah is coached by David Mitchell.
In Hong Kong Dylan Macallister played a full match when Eastern Salon won 4-2 against Sun Hei. Marko Ješić played a full match in Sun Pegasus’ 4-0 win against Yuen Long.
Over in the Thai Premier League, Trent McClenahan played a full match when PTT Rayong lost 1-0 at home against Suphanburi. Erik Paartalu also played a full match in Muangthong United’s 4-0 win at Songkhla.
In the Thai Division 1 League Phil Stubbins’ Ayutthaya won 2-0 at Sriracha.
In Singapore’s S.League Darren Stewart’s Woodlands Wellington won 1-0 at Tanjong Pagar United.
In India’s I-League Simon Colosimo and Tolgay Özbey both played full matches with Özbey scoring the only goal of the match in Dempo’s 1-0 win against Mohammedan. Dempo is coached by Arthur Papas. Mirjan Pavlović played a full match and scored (1-2, 69') when Pune lost 3-2 at Churchill Brothers. Sean Rooney played a full match in Bengaluru’s 3-0 loss at Shillong Lajong. Jerry Karpeh played a full match when Sporting Goa lost 3-1 at home against Mohun Bagan.
And finally in the Major League Soccer in the United States Tim Cahill played a full match in New York Red Bulls’ 1-1 draw at Chicago Fire. Andy Rose also played a full match when Seattle Sounders won 2-0 at Montreal.comments