Archive for Match Previews

Luckless Richter Struck Down Again As Strikers Resume Against Stars

May 17, 2012 No Comments

It’s a sight to sicken the heart of every Brisbane Strikers supporter while bringing a collective sigh of relief from the chests of every QSL left back. Pictured – and it is not for the squeamish – is the left foot of injury-cursed Brisbane Strikers winger Jonti Richter, showing the results of the latest catastrophe […]

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Pigs Set For Some Of Their Own Medicine?

May 03, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers recommence their “on again, off again” QSL campaign this Saturday at Perry Park against a team that has always been one of their most stubborn QSL opponents – the North Queensland Razorbacks. While the Strikers’ win-loss ratio against the Townsville-based Razorbacks is strong – with only one loss in nine previous engagements […]

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Ankles Away as Strikers Ponder Defensive Losses

Apr 26, 2012 No Comments

A sudden re-appearance of the curse of training ground injuries has depleted the Brisbane Strikers of their defensive stocks ahead of this Saturday’s Round 7 QSL fixture against Bundaberg Spirit in Bundaberg. As the Strikers prepare to undertake their first arduous road trip of the season, the loss of four players who can play in […]

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Goals Are The Short-Priced Favourite In Double-Header

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments

QSL football gets underway again at Perry Park after a three-week break this Saturday, and the football drought breaks in welcome style with a double-header that is likely to be high in it supply of goals. For Brisbane Strikers supporters, of course, the main interest is in the match which kicks off at 7.00 pm, […]

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We Will Learn From Last Weekend: Costello

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments

RD4 John Costello ARD4 John Costello BAfter a week of soul searching after last weekend’s resounding defeat by the Sunshine Coast Fire, the Brisbane Strikers resume their QSL campaign this Sunday against a rather different sort of team in the form of the Queensland Academy of Sports. A 4-0 drubbing by the reigning champions was […]

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New Faces ‘A Positive’ For Strikers As Oldest Rivalry Returns?

Mar 21, 2012 No Comments

RD3 David Large ARD3 David Large BThe QSL’s oldest and most celebrated rivalry returns to centre stage in Round 3 this weekend as the Brisbane Strikers travel up the Bruce Highway to Kawana to take on the champions, Sunshine Coast Fire, at Stockland Park. No-one who follows the Strikers will need any reminding that, while […]

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Miners To Offer Top Quality Opposition For First Home Game

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

A partially revamped Perry Park, still a work in progress but now with the emphasis more on “progress” than “work”, is set to play host to the Brisbane Strikers’ first home game of the 2012 QSL season on Saturday evening. As luck would have it, this first home game will pitch the Strikers into battle […]

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Refashioned Brisbane Strikers Raring To Go

Mar 07, 2012 No Comments

After an inconsistent pre-season the first match of the 2012 Queensland State League is upon a new look Brisbane Strikers side, who are out to prove the doubters wrong after finishing five points behind eventual champions Sunshine Coast Fire in 2011. The final hit out before this Sunday’s trip to play the Gold Coast Stars […]

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Angus Rejoins As Strikers Eye Bulldogs Rematch

Jan 31, 2012 No Comments

With Brisbane’s fickle summer weather having taken a turn for the better this week, the Brisbane Strikers look likely to take the playing field at Richlands on Wednesday night for a re-match with the Capalaba Bulldogs in the Brisbane Roar Silver Boot tournament. The match really cannot come quickly enough for the Strikers, who are […]

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Defence The Priority

Jan 24, 2012 No Comments

Defensive drills have been the order of the night at training for the Brisbane Strikers since last Wednesday’s embarrassing 7-1 Silver Boot loss to Rochedale Rovers. Coach David Large, concerned about the porous and ponderous nature of his team’s defending in its two pre-season fixtures to date, said today that he had changed the structure […]

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