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Mecca Bah Brisbane Strikers Man of the Match Round 15: Nathan Archbold

Jun 01, 2018 No Comments by

While his Mecca Bah Man of the match award for Round 15 was richly deserved, it’s hard not to get the feeling that Brisbane Strikers goalkeeper Nathan Archbold was almost apologetic for winning it when we caught up with him on Thursday. Archbold’s heroics in making several outstanding saves to keep his team in the […]

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Mecca Bah Brisbane Strikers Man Of The Match Round 9 : Zach Maltby

Apr 12, 2018 No Comments by

Our Mecca Bah Man of the Match for Round 9, Zach Maltby, said some well-timed advice from a senior team mate helped spur him on to a second half performance that helped turn the game for the Brisbane Strikers in last Saturday’s 4-2 win over Brisbane City. Strikers had trailed 2-0 at the half time […]

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Knight and Maltby Stick With Strikers

Dec 07, 2017 No Comments by

Formidable fullback Sam Knight and highly promising young attacker Zac Maltby are the latest players to commit themselves to the Brisbane Strikers senior squad for the 2018 NPL Queensland season. Knight, 29, has re-signed for his fourth season with the club he first joined in 2015 and has been accompanied into the senior squad by […]

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The Final Wash-Up: ‘Gus’ On The Roar Youth Game

Aug 14, 2017 No Comments

“We knew it was a big second half….and we needed a reaction. So we tweaked a couple of things at half time and it was just a reiteration of just backing ourselves – start quickly and make sure we got the intensity right from the start”. That was how Strikers skipper Michael Angus described the […]

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The Final Washup: Sean Lane Post-Match After Strikers v Gold Coast City

Jul 03, 2017 No Comments

“Lachie Weier, I thought, was excellent for his first game, a massive match. He would have been very nervous at the start but you’d never would have told, because I thought he was one of the best players on the pitch, to be honest”. That was how Brisbane Strikers head coach Sean Lane summed up […]

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

Jun 25, 2017 No Comments

“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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“Two Passionate Teams Having A Go At Each Other”: Angus

May 28, 2017 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers captain Michael Angus had a four-minute chat with us after last night’s pulsating 2-2 draw with Western Pride in which he tried to sum up what had happened in one of the craziest games of Strikers’ 2017 PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland season so far. Photo: Michele Pitman

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Turnbull Scotches The Rumour Mill

Apr 25, 2015 No Comments

Twenty-four hours can be a long time in football, as Brisbane Strikers (and now Melbourne Victory) goalkeeper Michael Turnbull has discovered today.  Less than a day after a hastily-arranged stint with A-League club Victory on an injury replacement basis was confirmed, Turnbull found himself dealing with a social media rumour mill questioning his football background. […]

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5-1 Strikers “Onslaught” Was Overdue: Henslee

Apr 13, 2015 No Comments

Beating Brisbane Roar NYL 5-1 in the Perry Park Derby on Saturday was all about playing assertive football, according to Brisbane Strikers centre half Greig Henslee. Interviewed the day after the game, Henslee said that imposing authority early in the match was an essential part of the game plan devised by Strikers coach Kevin A’Herne-Evans […]

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Concentration, Communication Paid Off: Draper

Mar 31, 2015 No Comments

Improved concentration and communication were the keys to Brisbane Strikers’ first PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues shut-out of the season against FNQFC Heat at Barlow Park on Saturday, according to Strikers centre-half Cameron Draper. Heat had scored six goals against Brisbane City in the previous round, while Strikers had conceded at least one goal in […]

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