Former players wrap 16/12/2013

** In order to provide a more in depth look at how the former Brisbane players are going, I’ve included the domestic cups and continental competitions to the weekly wrap.

Headlines:
– Kruse qualifies for the last 16 of the Champions League
– Adam Sarota makes first start since his ACL tare
– Sergio van Djik transfers from Persib to Sepahan in Iran

Transfer news:
– Sergio van Djik has moved from Persib in Indonesia to Sepahan in Iran.

Uncontracted:
Issey Nakajima-Farran (Last club- Alki Larnaca)
Rocky Visconte (Last club- Suphanburi)

Europe:
Germany:
Robbie Kruse (Bayer Leverkusen)
Champions League:

Real Sociedad 0-1 Bayer Leverkusen
2nd in Champions League Group A (After 6 of 6 games)
Robbie came on at half time. Leverkusen have qualified for the last 16. They find out who they’ll face at the weekend.

Bundesliga
2nd in Bundesliga (After 16 games)

Bayer Leverkusen 0-1 Eintracht Frankfurt
Bayer Leverkusen 2nd in German Bundesliga (After 15 rounds)
Robbie started and played 67 minutes. There’s 1 game left before the winter break

DFP Pokal Cup:
Bayer will host 1.FC Kaiserslautern on the weekend of February 11-12.

Ben Halloran (Fortuna Düsseldorf)
9th in 2. Bundesliga (After 18 games)
Kaiserslautern 0-1 Fortuna Düsseldorf
Ben played 90 minutes before being substituted in stoppage time.

Energie Cottbus 1-3 Fortuna Düsseldorf
Ben started and played 67 minutes.

They have one game remaining before the winter break.

Netherlands:

Sarota returned, but PSV ran riot (FCUtrecht.nl)

Sarota returned, but PSV ran riot (FCUtrecht.nl)


Eredivise:
Tommy Oar and Adam Sarota (FC Utrecht)

FC Utrecht 1-5 PSV Eindhoven
8th in Dutch Eredivise (After 17 rounds)
Sarota made his first start of the season and from his return from injury and played 65mins. Oar started on the bench and came on at half time.

KNVB Beker:
Round of 16:
They’ll travel to Cambur on December 19.

They’ve got a midweek cup game and a league game next weekend before the winter break.

Stef Nijland (PEC Zwolle)
Eredivise:

PEC Zwolle 1-2 Heerenveen
9th in Dutch Eredivise (After 16 rounds)
Nijland started on the bench and come on after 67 minutes.

KNVB Beker:
Round of 16:
Zwolle will travel to Excelsior on December 18th

They’ve got a midweek cup game and a league game next weekend before the winter break.

Switzerland:
Dario Vidosic (FC Sion)
Swiss Super League:

8th in Swiss Super League (After 16 Rounds)
Winter Break.

Romania:
Michael Baird (FC Universitatea Craiova)
Romanian Liga II

4th in Romanian Liga II table (After 14 rounds).
Winter break.

Asia:
Japan:
Yuji Takahashi (Kyoto Sanga)

Season is over.

Do Dong-Hyun (FC Gifu)
Season is over.

China:
Erik Paartalu (Tianjin Teda)

Season is over.

Korean Republic:
Luke DeVere (Gyeongnam)

Season is over.

Malaysia:
Mario Karlovic (Terengganu)
Malaysian Super League:

9th in Super League (After 22 games)

Malaysian FA Cup:
Terengganu will play Shahzan Muda in the FA Cup on January 21st. Not sure if there’s any games between now and then.

India:
James Meyer (Pune FC)

I-League
Prayag United 1-2 Pune
3rd in I-League (After 10 Rounds)
Meyer started and played 90 minutes.

Federation Cup:
4th in Federation Cup Group A (After 0 of 6 games)
Pune will play Eagles on January 14th.

United Arab Emirates:
Milan Susak (Al Wasl)

Arabian Gulf League
Al Wasl 2-1 Al Ahli
7th in Arabian Gulf League (After 10 rounds)
Milan returned from his hamstring injury and played the full 90.

UAE Presidents Cup:
Al Wasl will travel to Alex Brosque’s Al Ain on January 13th in the Quarter Final.

UAE League Cup:
5th in League Cup Group B (After 5 of 6)

Alex Brosque (Al Ain)
Bani Yas 1-1 Al Ain
6th in Arabian Gulf League (After 9 Rounds)
Alex started and played 90 minutes in the win.

UAE Presidents Cup:
Al Ain will host Milan Susak’s Al Wasl on January 13th in the Quarter Final.

UAE League Cup:
3rd in League Cup Group A (After 6 of 6)

Qatar:
Sasa Ognenovski (Umm Salal)
Qatari Stars League

Umm Salal 0-2 Qatar SC
14th in Qatari Stars League (After 12 Rounds)
Sasa started and played the full 90 minutes.
Qatari Stars Cup:
1st in Stars Cup Group A (After 2 of 3)

Sayed Mohamed Adnan (Al Arabi)
Qatari Stars League

Al Arabi 2-0 Al Gharafa
7th in Qatari Stars League (After 12 Rounds)
Adnan started and played 90 minutes.

Qatari Stars Cup:
4th in Stars Cup Group A (After 4 of 5)

Iran:
Sergio van Djik (Sepahan)
Persian Gulf League

6th in Persian Gulf League (After 18 Rounds)

North America:
Costa Rica:
Jean Carlos Solórzano (Puntarenas)

8th in Costa Rican Primera (After 22 games)
Christmas break.

South America:
Brazil:
Reinaldo Elias Da Costa (Operario Ferrivuario EC)

Season kicks off January 20th.

Australia:
A-League:
Michael Zullo, Steven Lustica and Daniel Bowles (Adelaide United)

Adelaide United 4-0 Central Coast Mariners
8th in A-League (After 10 Rounds)
Zullo and Lustica started for the Reds and both played 90 minutes. Zullo saw yellow on 35 minutes. Bowles is injured.

Liam Reddy and Nick Fitzgerald (Central Coast Mariners)
Adelaide United 4-0 Central Coast Mariners
6th in A-League (After 9 Rounds)
Reddy started and played the 90 minutes for the Mariners making a shocking error for the third Adelaide goal. Fitzgerald meanwhile scored in the Mariners 4-2 loss to Adelaide in the NYL.

Tando Velaphi, Andrew Redmayne, David Williams, Massimo Murdocca and Ross Archibald (Melbourne Heart)
Sydney FC 2-1 Melbourne Heart
10th in A-League (After 10 Rounds). Archibald played in Heart’s 1-1 draw in the NYL away to Newcastle.

Mitch Nichols, Jason Geria, Kosta Barbarouses and Anthony Proia (Melbourne Victory)
Melbourne Victory 2-1 Perth Glory
4th in A-League (After 10 Rounds)
Nichols, Geria and Barbarouses started the game. Kosta played the full 90 seeing yellow after 77, while Geria was subbed after 76 minutes and Nichols in stoppage time. Proia didn’t play this week.

Isaka Cernak (Perth Glory)
Melbourne Victory 2-1 Perth Glory
7th in A-League (After 10 Rounds)
Cernak played 90 minutes in Perth’s 4-1 loss in the NYL to Melbourne Victory.

Vedran Janjetovic and Matthew Jurman (Sydney FC)

Sydney FC 2-1 Melbourne Heart
3rd in A-League (After 10 Rounds)
Janjetovic played a full game in goals, while Jurman remained on the bench.

Tahj Minniecon (Western Sydney Wanderers)
Newcastle Jets 0-1 Western Sydney Wanderers
2nd in A-League (After 10 Rounds)
No Tahj this week.

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