Sydney FC captain John Aloisi believes North Queensland Fury could prove a stumbling block to visiting teams after his side’s hard-fought 3-2 victory against the A-League newcomers in Townsville.
Sydney FC crushed any chance of a fairytale North Queensland A-League entry with a 3-2 victory in Townsville on Saturday night.
Coach Ian Ferguson has made a strong statement about Robbie Fowler’s commitment and contribution with his surprise decision to make him North Queensland Fury’s captain.
A-League newcomers North Queensland are no closer to appointing a foundation captain but appear to have unearthed a potentially devastating attacking duo in Robbie Fowler and young gun David Williams.
North Queensland coach Neil Henry took aim at match officials after several contentious decisions in the Cowboys’ 28-20 NRL loss to Penrith on Saturday night.
North Queensland have overcome the loss of three injured stars – including NSW State of Origin forward Luke O’Donnell – to post a gutsy 24-4 NRL victory over Cronulla and keep their top four hopes alive.