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Strikers To Retain Faith In Youth For Olympic Challenge

Aug 10, 2018 No Comments by

Brisbane Strikers coach Owen Baker says he will not hesitate to continue putting his faith in his younger players in Saturday’s crucial home game against Olympic FC, despite the raised stakes in the game for his team. Strikers last week saw their previously fading NPL Queensland finals hopes for this season resuscitated when they thrashed […]

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Strikers’ “Mr Consistency” to Notch Milestone Against Fire

Aug 03, 2018 No Comments by

For Brisbane Strikers fullback Sam Knight, this Saturday’s fixture against Sunshine Coast FC Fire will mark a personal milestone – his one-hundredth game for Strikers. That Knight, who turns 30 later this month, has taken just four seasons to reach that milestone is testimony to his consistent form and physical resilience. And in a strange […]

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Spirit On Repeat Order For Strikers In Derby

Jul 27, 2018 No Comments by

Brisbane Strikers coach Owen Baker says his team’s “spirited” performance in beating Cairns FC in Cairns last weekend is cause for optimism as they prepare for Saturday’s derby clash with Brisbane City at Spencer Park. Strikers will be aiming for their third win in succession when they visit City, who look likely to present another […]

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Mecca Bah Winner Predicts Tough Test As Strikers Look To Turn Tables On Cairns

Jul 20, 2018 No Comments

Our Mecca Bah Man of the Match for Round 21, Greg Cheshire, says the bitter memories of losing 5-3 at home to Cairns FC three weeks ago will fuel the Brisbane Strikers’ desire to turn the tables in Saturday’s NPL Queensland Round 6 catch-up fixture against the same club at Barlow Park. Cheshire said that […]

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Changes Ahead For Redlands Fixture As Strikers Set Course For Season Run-In

Jul 13, 2018 No Comments

Changes in personnel, improved defensive diligence and a desire to put on a better display in front of their home fans are some of the factors Brisbane Strikers coach Owen Baker hopes will fire his team to a much-needed win over Redlands United at Perry Park on Saturday. Consecutive slip-ups to Cairns FC and Brisbane […]

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Henslee Confident Strikers Are Still Premiership Contenders

May 24, 2018 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers face another huge test of their 2018 premiership ambitions this weekend with the visit of their Round 2 conquerors, Lions FC, to Perry Park. Our thanks to Football Click for this report on how our rock-solid centre half, Greig Henslee, sees our chances in the game that will kick off at 6.00 […]

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Pride Clash “At The Right Time” For Strikers?

May 17, 2018 No Comments

As the Brisbane Strikers prepare for one of the biggest games of their 2018 season – Saturday’s visit to Briggs Road to play Western Pride FC – key forward Rhys Meredith says the game could not be coming at a better time for his team. If the 1-0 win over Olympic FC in Round 11 […]

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Mapgies-Crusaders A Challenge Ahead of Tough Cup Run: Clulow

May 11, 2018 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers winger Trent Clulow has acknowledged his team is treading a perilous tightrope towards qualification for the FFA Cup Round of 32 – and also says this weekend’s NPL Queensland visit to Magpies-Crusaders is shaping up as an agenda-setting clash ahead of a season-defining month. Clulow (pictured) was speaking after learning that Strikers would […]

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Dual Mecca Bah Winner McLean Outlines Recipe For Cup Qualifier Success

May 03, 2018 No Comments

Our Mecca Bah Man of the Match for Round 12, midfielder Jake McLean, reckons there is only one way the Brisbane Strikers should contemplate starting their FFA Cup qualifier away to The Lakes on Saturday – and that is at full tilt! McLean (pictured) took out his second Mecca Bah-sponsored man of the match award […]

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Strikers Must Capitalise Against North Queensland: Henslee

Apr 27, 2018 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers defender Greig Henslee says a win against North Queensland United FC at Perry Park on Saturday night is essential if his team is to maintain its challenge for the NPL Queensland premiership. Henslee (pictured), who played a starring role in last weekend’s 1-0 toppling of then league leaders Olympic, said Strikers’ win in […]

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