Brisbane Roar

Brisbane RoarThe Brisbane Roar are the defending champions of the A-League. Originally known as Queensland Roar, they were forced to change their name following the introduction of the North Queensland Fury and Gold Coast United to the A-League. Despite making back-to-back preliminary finals in 2007/08 and 2008/09, a transitional period under new manager Ange Postecoglou saw the team slip to ninth by the end of 2009/10. However, last season brought about a change in fortune as the club went on the greatest undefeated streak in Australian football history. Following their dramatic penalty-shootout victory over the Central Coast Mariners in the Grand Final, the club extended their unbeaten run to a record 28 matches, and went onto defeat Perth Glory in the 2011/12 Grand Final for consecutive Championship victories.

The Roar are now guided by former Gold Coast coach Mike Mulvey, who led them to the 2013/14 title with a 2-1 victory over the Western Sydney Wanderers in the grand final. As a result of their success in the 2013-14 season the Roar qualified for the 2015 AFC Champions League group stage.

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Brisbane Roar Articles

Battlestations in Brisbane as Roar prepare for showdown with owners

by , 17 Aug 2016

Brisbane Roar managing director Daniel Cobb is set for a showdown with the A-League side’s Indonesian owners after accusing them of failing to inject $1.1 million into the club as promised.

Daniel Cobb says there’s “no problems” at Brisbane Roar with Aloisi and Moore

by , 3 Aug 2016

Nothing to see here – move along.

Why the Bullets could be bad news for Brisbane Roar

Why the Bullets could be bad news for Brisbane Roar

by , 18 Jul 2016

Here is some free advice for Brisbane Roar. The Brisbane Bullets are back, and they’re ready to cannibalise your support.

Roar set for full-time move back to Ballymore

by , 6 Jul 2016

Brisbane Roar is set for a shock full-time return to Ballymore with the A-League club poised to move their headquarters back to the rugby union-controlled stadium.

Bakries install new Roar managing director

by , 7 Jun 2016

The Bakrie Group looks set to retain ownership of embattled A-League club Brisbane Roar after appointing an Australian-based managing director to replace departed chief executive David Pourre.

Donachie leaves crisis-torn Roar

by , 2 Jun 2016

Things have gone from bad to worse for embattled Brisbane with promising defender James Donachie confirming he has quit the A-League club to pursue a new challenge.

The FFA must act to save the Roar

The FFA must act to save the Roar

by , 31 May 2016

It has been many years since we’ve seen an A-League team fall to the incompetence of the super-rich. But in 2016, we may be on the cusp of losing an A-League icon.

Groundhog day for Brisbane Roar and the Bakrie Group

Groundhog day for Brisbane Roar and the Bakrie Group

by , 30 May 2016

Ever since the Bakrie Group acquired the Brisbane Roar in October 2011, fans have been asking crucial questions. Who are our owners? What are their intentions? What vision do they have to make this club great?

Why football is the world’s language

Why football is the world’s language

by , 27 May 2016

This week proved to me why football is the world’s true language.

Brisbane Roar to appear in new series of Struggle Street

Brisbane Roar to appear in new series of Struggle Street

by , 26 May 2016

Brisbane Roar have announced plans to allow SBS to film their controversial series Struggle Street at the club.

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