Pepper adds spice to Roar defence

ONCE considered a makeshift centre-back, Jacob Pepper is pushing hard for a permanent spot in the heart of Brisbane Roar’s defence. Pepper’s days as a holding midfielder seem over after his largely successful switch to the Roar’s back four last season. While that started off out of necessity because of a crippling injury toll at […]

Roar gifted A-League finals berth

WITH his team having defied the odds to qualify for the finals for an eighth successive year, Brisbane coach John Aloisi believes the Roar are good enough to win the A-League championship. Following their 3-2 away win over Perth Glory on Saturday night, the Roar faced a nervous wait to find out if it was […]

Roar beat Glory to stay in finals hunt

BRISBANE Roar’s A-League finals hopes remain alive after a thrilling 3-2 win Perth Glory at NIB Stadium on Saturday night. While the Glory’s season is now over, the Roar have moved into the top six for at least a day, jumping two points ahead of Western Sydney Wanderers. The Wanderers must now beat Adelaide United […]

Bautheac stunner gets Roar home

A STUNNING Eric Bautheac free-kick proved the difference as Brisbane Roar held on to beat Adelaide United 1-0 and keep their A-League finals hopes alive. The Roar won at Suncorp Stadium for just the third time this season to move to within a point of the top six. Sixth-placed Western Sydney Wanderers can stretch the […]

Roar penalty shout denied

Video Roar penalty shout denied0:29 A-League: Nikolai-Topor Stanley looked to have fouled Avraam Papadopoulos just inside the penalty box, but neither the referee nor the VAR called for a penalty. February 24th 2018 3 minutes ago /display/ news and galleries/Football/ Football BRI v NEW: Match Highlights4:01 February 24th 2018 14 minutes ago /display/ news and […]

Bennett helping Brisbane roar again

MASTER mentor Wayne Bennett has taken Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi under his wing in a boost to the A-League club’s hopes of playing finals football for an eighth successive season. Ahead of the Roar’s Suncorp Stadium showdown with Melbourne City on Sunday evening, The Sunday Mail can reveal Aloisi met with Brisbane Broncos boss […]

Jets reduce Roar to a whimper

BRISBANE Roar’s dreadful season has continued, with Newcastle condemning the three-time A-League champions to a third successive defeat on Friday night at McDonald Jones Stadium. An 11th-minute Jason Hoffman goal was all the Jets needed, as second-placed Newcastle secured a 1-0 win to cut the lead of Sydney FC – who play on Sunday against […]