The Roar dig out an honourable 1-1 draw

Brisbane Roar overcome the dismissal of defender Matthew Jurman early in the second half to grab a 1-1 draw with Ulsan Hyundai in their Asian Champions League clash in South Korea. Jurman was dismissed for a professional foul on midfielder Kim Seung-Yong after slipping on the greasy surface. Roar goalkeeper Michael Theoklitos saved the resultant … [Read the full story]

Brisbane Roar without Broich for Glory clash

Brisbane Roar have suffered a major blow ahead of their pivotal A-League clash against Perth Glory with Thomas Broich ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Roar coach Ange Postecoglou confirmed on Friday that Broich would not travel to Perth for tonight’s match after struggling to recover from the injury he sustained in last weekend’s … [Read the full story]

Carlos Hernandez transfer is at a stand-still

Dario Vidosic’s Brisbane Roar homecoming coupled with Carlos Hernandez’s transfer has hit road blocks. Melbourne Victory coach Jim Magilton has seemingly put an end to speculation linking Carlos Hernandez with a loan move to Adelaide, an arrangement the Reds insist they are not interested in anyway. The Victory boss has apparently made it clear that … [Read the full story]

Can Brisbane Roar beat Arsenals unbeaten record?

Brisbane Roar may be on the greatest undefeated streak in local football history and in line to break Eastern Suburbs’ long-standing record across all codes in Australia, but there’s a team in England’s Football League One on an even more impressive run. Huddersfield Town defeated Notts County, recording their 43rd-straight match without a loss since … [Read the full story]

Diamonds could be Ange Postecoglou’s best friend

Brisbane Roar mastermind Ange Postecoglou is playing down reports he may be in the sights of wealthy Japanese heavyweights Urawa Red Diamonds. With his A-League premiers unbeaten in 32 straight games since last September and playing a thrilling brand of football, Postecoglou’s coaching stocks are at an all-time high. But Postecoglou said he wasn’t aware … [Read the full story]

Shane Smeltz the Heart out of Melbourne

A double from Shane Smeltz has given Perth Glory a perfect start to the A-League season with a 2-1 victory over Melbourne Heart. The win leaves the Glory and league leaders Brisbane Roar as the only teams with wins in their opening two matches of the season. But the Heart sit bottom of the league – the … [Read the full story]

A-League is back – Here’s this weekends line-up

Saturday, October 8, 2011 Newcastle Jets v Melbourne Heart, Ausgrid Stadium, 4.30pm (EDT) Newcastle Jets squad: 1. Ben Kennedy (gk), 2. Taylor Regan, 4. Nikolai Topor-Stanley, 5. Tiago Calvano, 6. Ben Kantarovski, 7. Kasey Wehrman, 8. Jeremy Brockie, 10. Ruben Zadkovich, 11. Tarek Elrich, 12. Jobe Wheelhouse (c), 13. Sung-Hwan Byun, 14. Labinot Haliti, 15. … [Read the full story]

Postecoglou has a get-out clause in his contract

A-League coach of the year Ange Postecoglou has an escape clause in his Brisbane Roar contract that leaves him vulnerable to Melbourne Victory. Despite assurances last week from Football Federation Australia, set to take control of the cash-strapped A-League champions, that Postecoglou would be staying in Brisbane, the star coach’s future remains unclear. He is … [Read the full story]

Ange Postecoglou just keeps on winning

With an A-League title within reach, Brisbane Roar’s Ange Postecoglou is fast emerging as Australian football’s answer to rugby league coaching legend Wayne Bennett. Winning record: Bennett v Postecoglou Wayne Bennett Finals matches: 55 Won: 29 Premierships: 7 Ange Postecoglou Finals matches: 11 Won: 9, (1 draw) Championships: 2 A-League Finals: Week Two Saturday February … [Read the full story]

The best of the A-League

The A-League has it’s heroes, and here is the best team from the 2010/2011 season. Premiers Brisbane Roar will be out to transfer their on-field A-League dominance to the awards stage, and they have the greatest number of players on the short-list for the PFA Team Of The Year. The announcement will be made at … [Read the full story]