A player touted as a future great for the Socceroos got his first taste of the cooker pressure that is Manchester City. Elsewhere it was a hard slog for all our Aussies abroad with Ryan Edwards bagging two goals in a week.
Our Aussies took on the League Cup this week with some mixed results. Aaron Mooy made his debut for Brighton in a 2-1 win over Bristol City as Mat Ryan got a weeks rest.
Jackson Irvine's Hull City were knocked out 5-4 on penalties by Preston North End with the Socceroo rested for the match. Young Aussie Tyrese Francois made his first team debut for Fulham as an 80th minute substitute as his side were knocked out 1-0 by Southampton.
Ryan Edwards got on the scoresheet for Burton Albion as they knocked out Morecambe 4-0. Massimo Luongo played a full 90 minutes for Sheffield Wednesday as they defeated Rotherham United with a 96th minute winner.
In the English Premier League Mat Ryan and Aaron Mooy had their progress halted losing 4-0 away to Manchester City. Ryan played the full match as the last line of defence while Mooy was an unused sub.
In the English Championship Massimo Luongo welcomed his former club QPR as he played 25 minutes off the bench for Sheffield Wednesday as they lost 2-1. Jackson Irvine played a full 90 minutes as Hull City drew 1-1 with Millwall with the Socceroo being switched into a more defensive role in midfield.
Adam Federici got another start for Stoke City in goal as his side lost 2-1 to Birmingham City. Jarred Gillett refereed Charlton Athletic's 2-0 win over Reading FC.
In the Scottish Premiership Lyndon Dykes scored the winner and his second in two weeks as Livingston defeated St. Mirren 2-1.
Oliver Bozanic was absent from Hearts' squad as they drew 2-2 with Hamilton Academical.
In League One action Mark Milligan's Southend United fell to another defeat at home. It was their sixth league loss in a row after Rochdale sent three unanswered goals past them. Harry Souttar played a full match as Fleetwood Town lost 2-0 to Lincoln City.
Ryan Edwards was the man in form, netting again in the league as Burton Albion defeated Bristol Rovers 2-0.
In League Two Jordan Lyden played another 90 minutes for Swindon Town as they picked up a 3-1 win over Morecambe. Jack Iredale has nailed down his left back spot at Carlisle playing a full game again in his sides 1-0 win over Scunthorpe United.
In the English youth leagues Manchester City starlet Alexander Robertson made his first appearance for the U18's side in their 1-0 win over Middlesborugh playing half an hour off the bench.
Peter Gwargis played 25 minutes for Brighton U23 as they lost 5-2 to Blackburn Rovers U23. Tyrese Francois played 35 minutes off the bench for Fulham U23 as they lost 2-1 to Newcastle United U23. Caleb Watts played 37 minutes in the second half for Southampton U18's 1-0 win over Arsenal U18.