Apostolis Giannou is on target in China, Matt Acton helps Kaya FC to three points in the Philippines, whilst Hayley Raso wins the battle of the Aussies in USA, in this week’s PFA Members Abroad Update.


Club Friendly

Alex Gersbach came in the 46th minute as Rosenborg beat Aalborg BK 4-1. Jimmy Jeggo came on in the 46th minute in SK Sturm Graz’s 1-1 draw with FK Vardar Skopje. Anthony Kalik played for Hajduk Split until half-time in their 1-1 draw with Újpest FC.



Toppserien (Matchday 11 of 22)

Eliza Campbell played a full match as Klepp IL lost 1-0 to Arna Bjørnar.

2. Divisjon Avdeling 3 (Matchday 11 of 26)

Luc Jeggo came on in the 84th for Florø SK in their 5-1 win over FK Vidar .



K-League Classic – Regular Season (Matchday 15 of 33)

Erik Paartalu was not in the squad as Jeonbuk FC drew 0-0 with Incheon United. Adrian Leijer was not in the squad for Suwon FC’s 1-0 loss to Ulsan Hyundai.



J1 League – 1st

Nathan Burns came on in the 46th minute in FC Tōkyō’s 1-1 draw with Albirex Niigata. Tando Velaphi was an unused substitute as Shōnan Bellmare beat Jubilo Iwata 1-0. Billy Celeski played until the 82nd minute as Ventforet Kōfu lost 2-1 to Vegalta Sendai .

J2 League (Matchday 19 of 42)

Mitchell Duke was missing due to injury as Shimizu S-Pulse drew 1-1 with JEF United Chiba .



Chinese Super League (Matchday 13 of 30)

Aleksandar Jovanovic was missing due to injury as Tiānjīn Tàidá lost 1-0 to Héběi Huáxià Xìngfú. Trent Sainsbury played a full match in Jiāngsū Sūníng’s 2-1 win over Chóngqìng Lìfān. Ryan McGowan played a full match as Hénán Jiànyè lost 1-0 to Shíjiāzhuāng Yǒngchāng. Apostolis Giannou played until the 78th minute and scored as Guǎngzhōu Fùlì drew 1-1 with Běijīng Guó’ān. Michael Thwaite played a full match, whilst James Troisi was missing due to injury for Liáoníng Hóngyùn in their 2-0 win over Chángchūn Yàtài. Tim Cahill and Matt Spiranovic played full matches as Hángzhōu Lǜchéng lost 4-0 to Shànghǎi Lǜdì Shēnhuā .

China League One (Matchday 14 of 30)

Jonas Salley was missing due to suspension as Nei Mongol Zhongyou drew 0-0 with Xīnjiāng Tiānshān Xuěbào.

Premier League (Matchday 16 of 34)

Matt Smith played a full match as Bangkok Glass lost 2-1 to Pattaya United.

Thai Division 1 League (Matchday 14 of 34)

Goran Subara came on in the 77th minute in Chiangmai FC’s 1-1 draw with Thai Honda FC.



UFL Division 1 (Matchday 6 of 22)

Tahj Minniecon played until the 78th minute as Loyola Meralco Sparks beat Forza FC 4-0. Matt Acton played a full match, while Julian Matthews played until half-time in Kaya FC’s 5-1 win over Green Archers United.



National Women’s Soccer League (Matchweek 9 of 20)

Alanna Kennedy played a full match for Western NY Flash in their 2-0 loss to Portland Thorns. Hayley Raso came on in the 78th minute for Portland. Steph Catley played a full match, while Laura Alleway played until the 40th minute as Orlando Pride lost 2-0 to Washington Spirit. Kyah Simon played a full match as Boston Breakers lost 3-0 to Chicago Red Stars.

USL Pro – Western Conference (Matchday 13 of 30)

Adriano Pellegrino was an unused substitute as Tulsa Roughnecks drew 2-2 with LA Galaxy II.

National Premier Soccer League – South Central Conference (Matchday 7 of 12)

Daniel Deblaere played a full match in Shreveport Rafters FC’s 2-0 loss to FC Wichita.

USL Pro – Eastern Conference (Matchday 13 of 30)

Harrison Delbridge played a full match and scored in FC Cincinnati’s 2-1 win over Toronto USL Pro.


Many thanks to Football Central, www.footballcentral.com.au, for the information contained in this report.