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20s Up Over City

Jun 28, 2017 No Comments by

Result in Under-20s match at Perry Park tonight: Brisbane Strikers 4 v Brisbane City 3

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The Final Wash-Up: Henslee Post-Match On The Derby

Jun 25, 2017 No Comments by

“For the last five or ten minutes you look over your shoulder and there’s five or six guys forward – they’re really pushing it up, they’re picking up the loose balls and obviously it’s a massive game….but I thought we defended it well”. That’s part of how Brisbane Strikers defender Greig Henslee described the tense […]

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The Final Washup: Lane Sums Up Post-Heat (Audio)

Jun 18, 2017 No Comments by

“He was thrown in at the deep end and I thought he was excellent,” said Strikers head coach Sean Lane when asked last night about the debut first team performance of 17-year-old goalkeeper Finn Matheson in Strikers’ 2-2 draw with FNQFC Heat. Hear what else Lane had to say on Matheson’s debut, the performance of […]

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Strikers Happy With Place In New Competition Structure

May 29, 2017 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers Chairman Bruce Atterton-Evans has expressed satisfaction that his club has been included in the expanded PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues Queensland for next season and beyond, while congratulating new clubs and those to be included in the new Football Queensland Premier League. Strikers were one of fourteen clubs announced by Football Queensland today […]

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Strikers Hall Of Fame Established at Anniversary Gala

May 26, 2017 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers used the occasion of last night’s Anniversary Gala commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the club’s 1997 NSL Grand Final win to establish a Brisbane Strikers Hall Of Fame – with the 1997 Brisbane Strikers announced as one of three initial inductees. Inducted alongside the 1997 Strikers were the club’s late benefactor, Dr […]

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Strikers Announce A-League Bid At Gala Anniversary Event

May 26, 2017 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers Chairman, Bruce Atterton-Evans, has formally announced that his club will bid for a spot in an expanded Hyundai A-League. At an anniversary dinner last night that was rich in nostalgia over the Brisbane Strikers’ 1997 NSL grand final win before a then-record crowd at Suncorp Stadium, Atterton-Evans made it clear the Strikers are […]

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Pride Fixture Shifted To Saturday

May 22, 2017 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers wish to advise supporters of a change to the day and kick-off time for this week’s PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland Round 12 home fixture against Western Pride. The game will now take place at Perry Park this Saturday, 27 May at 6.00 pm and NOT on Friday as originally scheduled. We wish to […]

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“Mate, This Is What We’ve Dreamt Of Since Under 8s”: The 1997 NSL Grand Final Remembered

May 21, 2017 No Comments

When Frank Farina returned from a professional playing career in Europe to sign for the Brisbane Strikers in 1995 he proved to be the catalyst for a football revolution. His signing, combined with Strikers moving their home games to Suncorp Stadium, soon doubled home attendances. By the start of his second season with the club […]

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Strikers v Olympic Fixture POSTPONED

May 20, 2017 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers wish to advise that regrettably tonight’s Brisbane Strikers FC v Brisbane Olympic FC Round 11 PlayStation 4 NPL fixture has been POSTPONED after a pitch inspection this afternoon showed the Perry Park pitch had not recovered sufficiently from yesterday’s rain to safely play the game. The fixture will now be played this coming […]

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The 1997 NSL Grand Final: Memories Of Football’s Watershed Day

May 16, 2017 No Comments

The late, and many would say great, Dr Dave Marshall was one of the more ardent Brisbane Strikers fans you could wish to meet back in the club’s National Soccer League days. He was also a habitual reporter of our home games, recording events in his own quirky and colourful style for football fans around […]

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