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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 21 Chris Maher

Oct 02, 2012 No Comments by

A product of the Brisbane Strikers youth system, Chris Maher took a while to break into the starting eleven of the senior team last year but, once there, he put together a string of very strong performances that saw him cement a position over the latter part of the season. Maher is a versatile player […]

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 19 Jack Boxell

Sep 24, 2012 No Comments by

Having played for the QAS in 2010 and the Gold Coast Stars in 2011, Jack Boxell already boasted two seasons of QSL experience prior to joining the Brisbane Strikers this year with a view to pushing on towards an A-League career. A good left-sided athlete with a handy turn of pace and a willing and […]

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 17 Ryan Cokell

Sep 04, 2012 No Comments by

A product of the Brisbane Strikers youth team who was brought into the senior squad this year on the back of a strong 2011 season and several impressive appearances for the senior team in the pre-season, Ryan Cokell is a highly promising winger or striker with good close control and an alarming turn of pace. […]

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 15 Nathan Ryland

Aug 20, 2012 No Comments

Given that Nathan Ryland was voted Player of the Year for the Brisbane Strikers youth team in 2011 it came as little surprise when he was signed by head coach David Large for the senior squad this year. A midfielder with good technique and neat distribution, Ryland gets his job done with a minimum of […]

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 14 Lorenzo Sipi

Aug 06, 2012 No Comments

Lorenzo Sipi this year became the third player to make the move from the North Queensland Razorbacks to the Brisbane Strikers – following Sean Burke and Josh Searle in doing so. He is a young player with great potential, having already tasted A-League football in a handful of appearances for the now-defunct North Queensland Fury. […]

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 13 Sean Burke

Jul 18, 2012 No Comments

Having arrived at the Brisbane Strikers from the North Queensland Razorbacks as an established QSL midfielder in 2010, Burke has found himself playing mostly as a forward since domiciling himself in Brisbane. He has handled the conversion with distinction. A return of 26 goals from 46 games is one that most strikers would be happy […]

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 10 Wayne Knipe

Jul 09, 2012 No Comments

Now 34, Wayne Knipe has a long history with the Brisbane Strikers, having first played for them as a teenager when they were in the National Soccer League. After many years away from the club he returned last year but a dislocated hip sustained in training effectively ended his season after only one game. Nevertheless, […]

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 12 Greg King

Jun 25, 2012 No Comments

After several years in the USA, where he played in the under-rated (by Australians) American College football, Greg King has a short stint as an injury-replacement player with A-League club Gold Coast United before joining the Brisbane Strikers. This season he has shown himself to be a winger of real quality, possessed of pace, quick […]

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 11 Jonti Richter

Jun 19, 2012 No Comments

Having arrived at the Brisbane Strikers in 2009 after stints with the A-League’s Queensland Roar and New Zealand Knights, Richter has battled a series of injuries over three-and-a-half seasons that have restricted his appearances to just twenty-one. For the first time in four seasons, Richter was able to get a solid pre-season under his belt […]

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 9 Chris Di Sipio

May 30, 2012 No Comments

Now into his fifth successive season in the QSL, midfielder/forward Chris Di Sipio is one of the longest-serving Brisbane Strikers and is still just 26 years old. A player whose energy levels make him a constant danger to the opposition, Di Sipio’s most effective position is probably playing just behind the front men but he […]

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