Archive for Match Previews

It’s All About Us (This Week)

Mar 14, 2013 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers will make the short journey from Albion to Newmarket on Saturday to resume hostilities with near-neighbours Brisbane City for the first time in six years. The intervening period has seen the two clubs take divergent paths in different leagues, and their respective coaching staff have had limited opportunity to scout each other […]

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Battle Of The Premiers To Take Centre Stage

Mar 04, 2013 No Comments

The conceptualizing, the planning, the spadework and the waiting are all but over for the teams in football’s new National Premier Leagues and the action is set to move away from the boardrooms to where it belongs – between the lines on football pitches around the nation. And here in Queensland the NPL could not […]

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Silver Boot Final A Sign Of Things To Come

Feb 23, 2013 No Comments

A pre-season final might be beckoning for the Brisbane Strikers, in the shape of Sunday’s Silver Boot tournament decider against Olympic FC, but as far as the club’s coaching staff are concerned, the emphasis remains very much on “pre-season” rather than “final”. After disposing of Brisbane Premier League opposition in Wolves FC and Peninsula Power […]

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McVey In, Sipi Out As ‘Underdog’ Strikers Prepare For Power

Feb 19, 2013 No Comments

As the Brisbane Strikers look towards a semi-final Silver Boot rematch with Peninsula Power this Wednesday night (weather permitting), head coach David Large has swooped to bolster his goal scoring stocks by signing a player who has not yet figured at all in his team’s pre-season games. Former Queensland Academy of Sports and Brisbane Roar […]

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Wolves Will Fly The Flag: Large

Feb 13, 2013 No Comments

As their pre-season moves inexorably towards the season itself, the Brisbane Strikers are bracing for an onslaught from Brisbane Premier League side Wolves FC in their third round Silver Boot clash on Friday night. With group rivals Western Pride and Ipswich Knights having lost to both the Strikers and the Wolves, they are out of […]

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Changes Likely For Pride Fixture

Feb 07, 2013 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers coach David Large will tinker with his line-up for the club’s second-round Brisbane Roar One Goal Silver Boot clash with Western Pride tomorrow night as he looks to balance the desire to win the game with that of using it to make some difficult decisions over the composition of his squad for the […]

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Opportunities Aplenty As Strikers Look For Winning Formula

Jan 31, 2013 No Comments

On the eve of the Brisbane Strikers’ opening match in this year’s Silver Boot pre-season tournament at Richlands (weather permitting), coach David Large has upped the ante for his players – both confirmed and prospective. After employing a ‘kid gloves’ approach over the squad’s first two pre-season fixtures, against Peninsula Power and Capalaba, as he […]

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A Football Treat Is In Store

Oct 12, 2012 No Comments

As far as the youth development aspirations of the Brisbane Strikers are concerned, the Grand Final of the Queensland State Youth League (Southern Division) comes down to the ideal scenario this Sunday evening when the Brisbane Strikers take on the Logan Strikers at Perry Park. A little less than two months ago the odds of […]

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Strike Force Doubts For Semi-Final

Oct 04, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers could be in for an uphill battle in their QSL semi-final against the Whitsunday Miners this Saturday at Perry Park, with the loss of two of their best strike weapons for the match looking a distinct possibility. The Strikers are already resigned to losing the services of winger Sean Burke, with Burke […]

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Three Points The Target As Strikers Eye Finals Series

Sep 27, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers play their last fixture of the regular season this Saturday afternoon at the same venue where they played their previous game three weeks ago – Bundaberg’s Across The Waves Sportsground – when they take on Bundaberg Spirit in a rescheduled ‘catch-up’ game that was postponed due to wet weather in April. For […]

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