Socceroo Matthew Leckie has capped off a superb season this week, getting on the scoresheet as Ingolstadt claimed the German second division title and promotion to the Bundesliga.
Kwame Yeboah and Borussia Monchengladbach II also claimed silverware this week, winning the German Regionalliga West title, while Olyroo Giancarlo Gallifuoco was part of Swansea City's U21 side that won the English Premier Development League Two Final.
Meanwhile, Rhys Williams and Middlesbrough stand on the verge of promotion to the Premier League, winning through to the Championship Playoff Final where they’ll face Norwich City.
Plenty of Aussies also found themselves on the scoresheet this week, with Daniel McBreen netting twice in the AFC Cup, Sam Gibson and Mustafa Amini on target in Germany, and Giannis Simosis grabbing a goal in Greece.
In the English Premier League, Mile Jedinak was an unused substitute for Crystal Palace as they won 3-1 away to Liverpool FC, for whom Brad Jones was not in the squad. Mark Schwarzer was also an unused substitute as Leicester City secured their Premier League status with a scoreless draw away to Sunderland AFC. Chris Herd was missing due to injury as Aston Villa secured their safety despite being thrashed 6-1 away to Southampton FC. Curtis Good was also missing due to injury as Newcastle United lost 2-1 away to relegated Queens Park Rangers.
In the second leg of semi-final ties in the Championship – Promotion Playoffs in England, Rhys Williams was missing due to injury as Middlesbrough beat Brentford FC 3-0 to move through to the Promotion Final 5-1 on aggregate.
In the second leg of the League Two Promotion Playoff semi-finals in England, Gethin Jones was an unused substitute for Plymouth Argyle as they lost 2-1 on the night and 5-3 on aggregate to crash out at the hands of Wycombe Wanderers.
In the U21 English Premier League Division One, Thomas Beadling played a full match as Sunderland AFC U21 won 1-0 at home to Chelsea FC U21. Brad Smith was not in the squad for Liverpool FC U21 as they were held to a 4-4 draw with Norwich City U21 after leading 3-0 at halftime.
In the U21 Premier League Division Two in England, Dominic Kurasik played a full match while Peter Skapetis was missing due to injury as Stoke City U21 lost 3-0 at home to Middlesbrough FC U21. Curtis Good was missing due to injury as Newcastle United U21 lost 3-2 at West Bromwich Albion U21. Ryan Edwards was not in the squad for either match this week as Reading FC U21 first lost 2-1 away to Wolverhampton Wanderers U21 before losing 1-0 at home to West Bromwich Albion U21.
In the Final of the U21 PDL Two in England, Giancarlo Gallifuoco played a full match for Swansea City U21 as they claimed the title with a 3-2 win over Huddersfield Town U21.
In the Scottish Premier League – Championship Group, Tom Rogic was an unused substitute for champions Celtic FC as they drew 0-0 away to St Johnstone FC. Ryan McGowan was missing due to injury as Dundee United lost 3-0 away to Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Meanwhile, in the Relegation Group, Jackson Irvine played a full match while Cameron Burgess was an unused substitute for Ross County as they won 2-1 at home to Hamilton Academical. Scott McDonald played but was sent off in the 90th minute as Motherwell FC lost 2-1 away to relegated St. Mirren FC. The loss means Motherwell will face a two-legged relegation playoff to maintain their Scottish Premiership status.
In the Scottish Development League, Tom Rogic played until the 71st minute for Celtic FC Youth as they lost 4-3 away to St Mirren FC Youth.
In the Irish Premier Division, Mark Griffin came on in the 70th minute as Bohemian FC lost 5-3 away to Galway FC.
In the Irish First Division, Dylan Mernagh was not in the squad for Waterford United as they won 3-1 at home to Cabinteely FC.
In the German Bundesliga, Mitch Langerak played a full match as Borussia Dortmund lost 2-1 away to VfL Wolfsburg. Robbie Kruse was missing due to injury for Bayer Leverkusen as they won 2-0 at home to TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.
— FC Ingolstadt 04 (@fussballclub) May 17, 2015
In the 2. Bundesliga in Germany, Mathew Leckie played a full match, and scored the crucial equaliser from the penalty spot, to help Ingolstadt clinch the title and promotion to the Bundesliga with a 2-1 home win over Red Bull Leipzig. Ben Halloran came on in the 66th minute for Fortuna Dusseldorf as they won 2-0 away to SV Sandhausen.
In the German 3. Liga, Mustafa Amini played a full match and scored his side’s opening goal as Borussia Dortmund II lost 3-2 at home to Dynamo Dresden.
In the Regionalliga West in Germany, Kwame Yeboah was missing due to injury as Borussia Monchengladbach II claimed the league title with a 4-0 home win over KFC Uerdingen. Brandon Chin was not in the squad for FC Hennef as they suffered a 4-0 loss away to FC Koln II.
In the German Mittelrheinliga, Sam Gibson came on in the 64th minute and scored the final goal of the game as TSV Germania Windeck won 3-1 at SV Freialdenhoven.
In the Hessenliga in Germany, Max Haubus was missing due to injury as SV Rot-Weiss Hadamar won 1-0 away to OSC Vellmar.
In the German Landesliga Bayern Nordost, no detailed information was available on Jonathan Faerber as TSV Nurnberg-Buch won 3-1 away to Dergahspor Nurnberg.
In the Italian Serie A, Josh Brillante was an unused substitute for Empoli FC as they lost 2-1 away to Hellas Verona.
In Serie B in Italy, Mark Birighitti was an unused substitute for AS Varese as they won 2-1 at home to Pescara.
In the final round of matches in the Campionato Primavera, Panos Armenakas played a full match for Udinese Youth as they drew 1-1 away to Cittadella Youth. Chris Ikonomidis was not in the squad as Lazio Youth closed out their season with a 4-3 home win over Ternana Youth.
In the final round of matches in the Eredivisie in the Netherlands, Trent Sainsbury played until the 77th minute while Eli Babalj was not in the squad for PEC Zwolle as they closed out their season with a 3-0 home win over Feyenoord, for whom Luke Wilkshire was an unused substitute. Both Tommy Oar and Michael Zullo were not in the squad for FC Utrecht as they played to a 3-3 draw away to Vitesse Arnhem. In a match played earlier in the week, Wilkshire was again an unused substitute as Feyenoord lost 4-1 at home to Vitesse Arnhem.
In the Dutch Beloften Eredivisie, Andrew Marveggio played until half-time as Jong Fortuna Sittard lost 2-0 away to Jong Heracles.
In the Portuguese Primeira Liga, Caleb Patterson-Sewell was an unused substitute for Gil Vicente as they lost 2-1 away to FC Penafiel.
In the Eerste Klasse – Playoff I in Belgium, Mat Ryan played a full match for Club Brugge as they suffered a 3-2 home loss to KAA Gent.
In the Turkish SuperLig, Aziz Behich came on in the 65th minute as Bursaspor won 2-0 at home to Gaziantepspor. Earlier in the week, Behich played a full match as Bursaspor lost 1-0 away to Trabzonspor.
In the final round of matches in the Football League Two in Greece, Giannis Simosis played until the 70th minute and scored as Panargeiakos FC won 3-0 away to AO Loutraki. Billy Konstantinidis came on in the 64th minute as Aris FC played out a 0-0 draw away to Orfeas Eleuftheroupoli.
In the Austrian Bundesliga, James Holland came on in the 46th minute as FK Austria Wien lost 4-1 away to SK Rapid Wien.
In the Swiss Super League, Oliver Bozanic played a full match for FC Luzern as they won 2-0 away to FC Vaduz. Dario Vidosic played until the 59th minute as FC Sion won 1-0 at home to FC Aarau.
In the Romanian Liga I, Anthony Carter was an unused substitute for CFR Cluj as they won 3-0 away to CSM Studentesc Iasi.
In the Prva Liga in Croatia, Roko Strika was an unused substitute for NK Zagreb as they won 2-1 at RNK Split. Tomislav Mrcela was missing due to suspension (yellow cards) as Lokomotiva Zagreb won 2-0 at home to Slaven Belupo.
In the Croatian Druga HNL, Josip Konyit played a full match as HNK Segesta won 1-0 at home to NK Imotski. Steven Ugarkovic was an unused substitute as HNK Gorica won 3-1 at home to Cibalia Vinkovci. No detailed information was available on Mario Simic as NK Lucko played out a goalless draw away to NK Dugopolje.
In the III liga podlasko-warminsko-mazurska in Poland, Keegan Savige was not in the squad for MMKS Concordia Elblag as they won 3-0 at home to Warmia Grajewo.
In the One Lyga in Lithuania, Evan Alexandrow-Ridley played a full match for FC Dziugas as they lost 2-0 at home to FBK Kaunas.
In the Division Two Sodra Gotaland in Sweden, Kliment Taseski was in the starting eleven for both matches as FC Rosengard first won 3-0 away to Asarums IF FK before losing 2-0 at home to FK Karlskrona.
In the 3. Divisjon Avdeling One in Norway, Saka was an unused substitute as Nesodden IF lost 3-1 at home to Oppsal IF.
In the One Deild Karla in Iceland, Kile Kennedy played a full 90 minutes in both matches as KF Fjardabyggd first won 3-1 away to UMF Grindavik before losing 1-0 at home to KA Akureyri.
In the Toppserien in Norway, Eliza Campbell was missing due to injury for both matches as Medkila IL first lost 3-1 away to Klepp IL before losing 2-1 at home to Roa IL.
In the Chinese Super League, Tim Cahill played a full match for Shanghai Shenhua as they played to a 1-1 draw at home to Guizhou Renhe. Adrian Leijer also played a full match as Chongqing Lifan won 2-1 at home to Changchun Yatai. Josh Mitchell was an unused substitute for Liaoning Hongyun as they lost 2-0 at Beijing Guo’an.
In the China League One, Jonas Salley was in the starting eleven for Nei Mongol Zhongyou as they lost 301 away to Yanbian Baekdu. no detailed information was available on Adam Hughes as Ha’erbin Yiteng won 2-1 at home to Qingdao Hainiu.
In round three of the Chinese FA Cup, Salley played until the 83rd minute as Zhongyou lost 1-0 at home to Guangzhou Fuli. Cahill did not play for Shenhua as they won 2-0 away to Meizhou Wuhua. Leijer was not in the squad for Chongqing as they won 2-1 away to Dalian A’erbin. Mitchell was also not in the squad (foreign player limit) as Liaoning lost 4-0 away to Jiangxi Liansheng.
In the J-League Division One in Japan, Mitchell Duke played a full match for Shimizu S-Pulse as they lost 2-1 at home to Yokohama F Marinos.
In the Japanese J-League Division Two, Mitch Nichols was not in the squad for Cerezo Osaka as they lost 2-1 at home to V-Varen Nagasaki.
In the K-League in Korea, Alex Wilkinson played a full match as league leaders Jeonbuk FC won 2-1 at home to Daejeon Citizen. Aleksandar Jovanovic also played a full match as Jeju United lost 1-0 away to Suwon Bluewings.
In round one of the President’s Cup in the United Arab Emirates, Brett Holman played a full match for Al Nasr as they beat Sharjah SC 1-0 in extra time after the match had finished 0-0.
In the Thai Division Two League Northern Region, Aaron Evans played a full match and set up the opening goal of the game as Kamphaeng Phet FC won 2-0 over Chiangrai FC. Meanwhile, in the Bangkok & Field Region, Kyle Nix played until the 70th minute as Customs United won 2-1 at home to Dome FC. Finally, in the North Eastern Region, Adriano Pellegrino played a full match and set up a goal as Udon Thani FC cruised to a 5-0 home win over Mahasrakham United.
In the second leg of semi-finals in the Piala FA Malaysia, Jon McKain was missing due to suspension (yellow cards) as Kelantan FA beat Pahang FA 3-1 to win the tie 3-2 on aggregate.
In the Indian I-League, Tolgay Ozbey played a full match for Dempo SC as they played out a scoreless draw with Mumbai FC. Sean Rooney played until the 76th minute as league leaders Bengaluru FC won 3-1 at home to Salgaocar. Milan Susak was missing due to injury as East Bengal lost 2-1 at home to Pune FC.
In the S-League in Singapore, Srecko Mitrovic was missing due to injury for Tampines Rovers as they beat Home United 3-0.
In the Hong Kong FA Cup Final, Dylan Macallister played a full match for Eastern Salon as they lost 2-0 to Kitchee SC in extra time after the match finished 0-0 after 90 minutes.
In the final round of group matches in the AFC Cup, Daniel McBreen played a full match and scored twice while Evan Kostopoulos was not in the squad for South China AA as they closed out the group with a 3-0 win away to Burmese side Yadanarbon FC. Milan Susak was missing due to calf strain as East Bengal FC drew 2-2 away to Kitchee SC of Singapore. Sean Rooney was not in the squad for Bengaluru FC as they suffered a 3-1 home loss to Indonesian side Persipura Jayapura.
In the Uruguayan Primera Division, Richard Porta played a full match for CA Rentistas as they lost 4-1 away to Atletico Fenix.
In the Segunda Division in Uruguay, Blake Ricciuto came on in the 81st minute as Canadian SC won 2-1 at Boston River.
In Major League Soccer in the United States, Andy Rose came on in the 72nd minute as Seattle Sounders won 2-0 away to Vancouver Whitecaps.
In the USL Pro, Harrison Delbridge played a full match for Portland Timbers II as they drew 1-1 away to Real Monarchs.
In the National Women’s Soccer League in the USA, Stephanie Catley was missing due to Matildas commitments as Portland Thorns lost 1-0 away to Boston Breakers. Both Caitlin Foord and Samantha Kerr were missing due to Matildas commitments as Sky Blue FC lost 1-0 away to Washington Spirit.comments