In an eventful weekend for the Socceroos, Lucas Neill put in a full shift in the English Championship, Mile Jedinak’s relegation-threatened Crystal Palace pulled off a shock win at Selhurst Park, defender Jason Davidson scored a rare goal and, worryingly for the national team, talisman Tim Cahill left the field injured.
Away from the national team, Tolgay Ozbey was on fire, scoring all four goals for Dempo SC in the Indian I-League .
In the English Premier League Chris Herd was not in Aston Villa’s squad when they lost 4-1 at Manchester United. Mile Jedinak played a full match in Crystal Palace’s 1-0 surprise win against title contenders Chelsea for whom Mark Schwarzer was absent from the matchday squad. Brad Jones was an unused substitute when Liverpool won 4-0 against Tottenham and went to the top of the EPL.
In the League Championship Alex Cisak was an unused substitute in Burnley’s 2-0 loss against Leicester. Adam Federici also remained on the bench when Reading drew 1-1 with Huddersfield. Lucas Neill played a full match in Doncaster Rovers’ 2-1 win at Leeds. Shane Lowry and Scott McDonald played full matches when Millwall had a 2-2 draw with Blackburn.
In the League One Massimo Luongo was absent from the matchday squad when Swindon won 2-1 against Sheffield United. Neil Kilkenny played 66 minutes and Bailey Wright remained on the bench in Preston North End’s 1-0 win against Crawley. Bradden Inman played until stoppage time in Crewe Alexandra’s 2-1 loss at Coventry. James Wesolowski played a full match when Oldham Athletic had a scoreless draw with Brentford.
In the League Two Shane Cansdell-Sherriff played a full match in Burton Albion’s scoreless draw at York City. Ryan Williams was an unused substitute when Oxford United lost 1-0 at Dagenham & Redbridge. Aaron Downes played a full match in Torquay United’s 1-0 loss at Southend United.
In the Conference North Mitchell Austin played a full match when Jon Brady’s Brackley won 5-0 at Bradford PA.
In the Conference South Shane Huke was an unused substitute when Ebbsfleet United won 1-0 against Tonbridge.
In the English U21 Premier League Giancarlo Gallifuoco played the last 5 minutes in a 2-0 win against Arsenal. Hyuga Tanner played a full match when Blackburn lost 1-0 at Chelsea.
In the German Bundesliga Mitch Langerak remained on the bench when Borussia Dortmund won 3-2 at Stuttgart after being down 2-1 at half-time.
In the 2. Bundesliga in Germany Ben Halloran played 87 minutes in a scoreless draw between Fortuna Düsseldorf and Ingolstadt. Mathew Leckie played until the 75th minute while Nikita Rukavytsya was an unused substitute when FSV Frankfurt lost 1-3 at home against Paderborn.
In the Regionalliga West Kwame Yeboah did not play in Borussia Mönchengladbach II’s 2-2 draw at Wattenscheid.
In the Bayernliga Nord Jonathan Faerber was not in the squad when FSV Erlangen-Bruck recorded three valuable points in a 2-0 win against Ammerthal.
In the Serie B in Italy Carl Valeri was not in the squad when Ternana Calcio drew 1-1 at Crotone.
In the Campionato Primavera in Italy Chris Ikonomidis remained on the bench when leaders Lazio drew 1-1 at Bari. Paul Katsetis was an unused substitute in Catania’s 2-1 loss at Avellino.
In the Russian Premier Liga Luke Wilkshire remained on the bench when Dinamo Moskva won 3-1 at Tom Tomsk.
In the Dutch Eredivisie Tommy Oar played a full match and set up Utrecht’s first goal when his team drew 2-2 at Breda. Adam Sarota was also involved, coming on for the final 8 minutes. Jason Davidson played a full match and scored the equaliser in Heracles Almelo’s 2-1 win at Nijmegen. Eli Babalj was not in the squad when Alkmaar had a scoreless draw at SC Cambuur. Trent Sainsbury was missing due to a fractured kneecap in PEC Zwolle’s 1-1 draw at ADO Den Haag.
In the Dutch Eerste Divisie Harry Ascroft played a full match while Travis Cooper was missing due to a torn quadricep when Venlo lost 3-1 at De Graafschap. Andrew Marveggio was an unused substitute in Telstar’s 1-0 loss at Achilles.
In Belgium’s Eerste Klasse Mathew Ryan played another full match when Club Brugge won 5-1 against Lokeren.
In the Derde Klasse in Belgium Steve Pepper came after 86 minutes when FCV Dender won 4-0 at Rupel Boom to keep their hope to avoid relegation alive.
In the Greek Superleague Apostolis Giannou played 78 minutes and scored the first goal in Panionios’ 3-0 win against Asteras.
In the Greek Football League 2 Niko Tsattalios was missing due to a torn adductor when Kambaniakos suffered a narrow 2-1 loss at Doxa Pentalofos. Billy Konstantinidis was in the starting eleven in Panserraikos’s 2-0 win at Makedonikos.
In the Swiss Super League Dario Vidosic came on after 68 minutes when Sion drew 1-1 with St. Gallen. Oliver Bozanic was not in the squad in Luzern’s 0-2 loss against FC Basel.
In the Cypriot First Division Robert Stambolziev played 73 minutes when AE Kouklion lost 1-2 against Doxa Katokopia.
In the 2. division in Denmark Dario Al Saad was sent off after 85 minutes for a professional foul which seemed to be a wrong decision as there was no clear goal scoring opportunity. Svebølle BI lost 2-0 at Helsingør.
In the Austrian Bundesliga James Holland was also sent off shortly before the break when Austria Wien drew 2-2 at SV Ried. Holland received a yellow for an elbow and after a chat to the referee he subsequently received his marching orders.
In the Prva Liga in Croatia Tomislav Mrcela played a full match when Hrvatski Dragovoljac lost 2-1 at Lokomotiva Zagreb. Steven Ugarkovic played 71 minutes in NK Osijek’s 3-2 surprise win against Dinamo Zagreb. Osijek left the bottom position with that win.
In the Scottish Premiership Curtis Good was missing due to his injury when Dundee United drew 1-1 at Aberdeen. Jackson Irvine played a full match and set up the equaliser when Kilmarnock won 2-1 at Motherwell. Dylan McGowan played a full match in Heart of Midlothian’s 2-0 win against Hibernian in the Edinburgh Derby.
In the Scottish Championship Sebastian Usai played a full match for Cowdenbeath in their 1-1 draw with Hamilton Academical.
In the Irish Premier Division Mark Griffin was an unused substitute in Dundalk’s 1-1 draw with Bohemians.
In the Uruguayan Premier League Richard Porta was again not in the matchday squad when Club Nacional suffered a 1-0 loss at Liverpool.
In the Welsh Premier League Daniel Collins played a full match in Bala Town’s 3-1 win against Port Talbot.
In the J.League Joshua Kennedy played a full match when Nagoya Grampus lost 1-0 at Kawasaki. Danny Vukovic was an unused substitute when Graham Arnold coached Vegalta Sendai drew 1-1 with Ventforet Kofu.
In the Korean K-League Classic Alex Wilkinson played a full match in Jeongnam’s 1-0 against Seongnam for whom Brendan Hamill was not in the squad. Robert Cornthwaite was an unused substitute when Jeonnam Dragons had a scoreless draw at Incheon. Aleksandar Jovanovic played a full match for Jeju United in their 1-1 draw with Gyeongnam for whom Luke DeVere was an unused substitute.
In the Chinese Super League Daniel McBreen played a full match when Shanghai Dongya won 1-0 against Beijing Guoan. Jonas Salley also played a full match in Guizhou Renhe’s 1-0 loss against Shanghai Shenxin. Ryan McGowan and Billy Celeski played full matches as well for their respective teams when Shandong Luneng recorded a 1-0 win against Liaoning Hongyun. Adam Hughes played a full match when Harbin Yiteng lost 3-0 at Tianjin Teda.
In the Qatar Stars League Mark Bresciano set up the only goal when Al Gharafa recorded a 1-0 win against Kharaitiyat.
In the Super League in Malaysia Steven Pantelidis played a full match in Selangor’s 2-2 draw with PKNS. Selangor is coached by Mehmet Durakovic. Spase Dilevski was not in the squad when ATM lost 3-2 at Sime Darby. Mario Karlovic played a full match in Terengganu’s 1-1 draw with Kelantan. Ryan Griffiths played a full match as well when Sarawak draw at Darul Takzim with the same result.
In the Premier League in Malaysia Ndumba Makeche scored on his debut when he came on for the last 30 minutes in a 5-1 win of Felda United against Perlis. Srecko Mitrovic was missing for Sabah FA due to Achilles injury in a 1-1 draw with Johor.
In the Vietnamese V.League Sam Gallagher played a full match in a massive 6-1 win of Hanoi T&T at Dong Tam Long An.
In the UFL Division 1 in the Philippines Richard Greer played 88 minutes, Tommy Taylor entered the fray after 37 minutes and Dominic Del Rosario came on after 85 minutes when David Perkovic’s Kaya FC won 4-2 against Team Socceroo.
In the First Division League in Hong Kong Marko Jesic was an unused substitute for Sun Pegasus in their 5-2 win against Eastern Salon for whom Dylan Macallister played a full match.
In the Thai Premier League Erik Paartalu played a full match for Muangthong United in their 1-1 draw at BEC Tero Sasana. Trent McClenahan put in a full shift when PTT Rayong drew 2-2 with Chonburi.
In the Thai Division 1 League Phil Stubbins’ Ayutthaya FC lost 4-0 at Trat FC.
In the Indian I-League Sean Rooney and Mirjan Pavlovic played full matches for their respective teams when Bengaluru FC drew 1-1 with Pune FC. Daniell Zeleny played a full match for Churchill Brothers in a 4-1 loss against Dempo SC for whom Simon Colosimo played a full match. Tolgay Ozbey also played a full match and scored all goals for Dempo. Dempo is coached by Arthur Papas. Matthew Foschini played a full match in Salgaocar’s 2-1 loss at home against Rangdajied United. Jerry Karpeh played a full match when Sporting Goa lost 2-1 at East Bengal.
In the Major League Soccer in the United States Andy Rose was not in the squad when Seattle Sounder lost 2-1 at home against Columbus Crew. Tim Cahill played only 29 minutes and left the pitch with a hamstring injury when New York Red Bulls secured a 1-1 draw against Chivas USA in the final minutes.