The Premier League debut wasn't for Mark Schwarzer whose new Chelsea team defeated Hull 2-0 while he languished on the bench, something that is sure to become a worrying trend.
That debut came for Mile Jedinak who made his first ever English Premier League appearance as he captained newly promoted Crystal Palace in a hard-fought 1-0 loss.
Mile Jedinak impressed as he marshaled his side but it still wasn't enough but Palace showed they will be no pushover in their first season back in England's top flight.
In Germany's second division Mathew Leckie was crucial as Frankfurt managed a 3-0 win in Dresden with Leckie putting in the assist for the opener in the 44th minute.
In Switzerland FC Luzern demolished FC Murten in the Schweizer Cup 11-0 with Australian Oliver Bozanic managing to score the opener in just the sixth minute.
For the women it was the final day of America's National Women's Soccer League and a crucial match saw two Australians play each other as Western NY Flash took on Boston Breakers.
Sam Kerr played 84 minutes for Western NY Flash and scored the opening goal in the 23rd minute against Kyah Simon's Boston Breakers in a 2-1 win for Western NY.
That result put Western NY on top of the table heading in to the playoffs in a three-way tie between Flash, FC Kansas City and Portland Thorns which sets up for a thrilling playoffs series.