Corona departs Brisbane

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Corona departs Brisbane

Today Brisbane Roar announced that Miguel Corona will depart Brisbane Roar Football Club and return to Spain. Head Coach John Aloisi paid tribute saying it was a privilege to coach Miguel. “From day one, the way he conducted himself on and off the field was a credit to himself and his family,” said Aloisi “From the very beginning, we knew we had signed a player who would be a true leader at our club. “Miguel is someone who embraced our club values and we’re fortunate to have known such a great professional.” Corona bid an emotional farewell to his teammates…

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Here we go again

Here we go again. It wouldn’t be the off-season in recent times without some sort of ownership drama surrounding the Roar. For those unaware, here’s a little bit of a breakdown of what’s happened over the last few days. Last week the FFA were expecting to hear from Brisbane director Demis Djamaoeddin about the owners plans to take the Roar forward last week, but he returned to Jakarta without doing so. Amongst the reported concerns of the FFA are the lack of replacement for departed CEO David Pourre who left last month, the ongoing re-capitalisation of the Roar and the…

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Brisbane announce new training and administration base

Brisbane Roar and the Logan City Council have today announced a deal which will see the Roar move their training and administrative base to a site at the Logan Metro Indoor Sports Centre. Since departing Ballymore 18 months ago, the Roar have based themselves in the offices at Perry Park, while the team has trained at the Griffith University Nathan Campus this season. Amongst the facilities at the training base will be a field with the same dimensions as Suncorp Stadium, two additional pitches, brand new dressing rooms, function and meeting rooms, a new administration building and the potential room…

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Round 19 Preview- Brisbane Roar vs. Newcastle Jets

Round 19 of the A-League begins with Brisbane’s clash at home to Newcastle in a battle of two sides which start the round as last start winners. Brisbane Roar were convincing at home in a 4-0 win over bottom placed Central Coast last Saturday, with the sides attacking movements beginning to pay dividends. The form of Olyroos trio James Donachie, Brandon Borrello and Jamie Maclaren has played no small part the recent form since their return and is a big reason why Brisbane sit equal top of the table with just 9 games remaining in the regular season. Newcastle meanwhile…

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Brisbane, Borrello agree to two year extension

Brisbane Roar have added another piece to their roster for next season with conformation that young attacker Brandon Borrello has committed himself to the Roar, signing a two year contract extension which will keep him in Brisbane through the 2017-18 season. “It is very exciting for myself and my family to sign my first fully professional contact and I am happy that it is with Brisbane, it’s great that I can develop and better my career here.”, Borrello told the clubs official website. Borrello, 20, has been an important part of the side this season, chipping in with five goals…

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Round 18 Preview- Brisbane Roar vs. Central Coast Mariners

Round 18 of the A-League sees Brisbane return to Suncorp Stadium to take on the bottom placed but improving Central Coast Mariners side on Saturday evening. After a disappointing three weeks, Brisbane bounced back into form on Saturday with a convincing 3-1 win over Sydney FC. Two goals from star striker Jamie Maclaren and a third from captain Matt McKay were enough to send the Roar back into the top two and end a three game winless run. The game, playEd in torrential rain for the first 45, emphasised the importance of Olyroos trio James Donachie, Brandon Borrello and Jamie…

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Young midfielder joins Brisbane as keeper re-signs

Brisbane have bolstered their already strong midfield stocks with the arrival of young midfielder Joe Caletti. Caletti, 17, arrives in Brisbane on the back of a strong season with the FFA Centre of Excellence in the National Youth League. Caletti also captained the Joeys at last years u/17 World Cup, where Australia beat Argentina and drew with Mexico on the way to the knockout stages where they lost to Nigeria in the round of 16. A young midfielder, Caletti will be looking to learn his trade from Spanish import Corona, with the teenager having a similar style to the Spaniard….

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Round 15 A-League Preview- Brisbane Roar vs. Melbourne Victory

Round 15 of the 2015-16 season see’s Brisbane play their first game of the season against Melbourne Victory in what should be an entertaining affair between two of the leagues better sides. Having waited until the second half of the season, it’s perhaps a bit of a shame that the game will be without some key players on both sides. The hosts are without 5 young players including the likes of Connor Pain and Jason Geria, while Daniel Georgievski is suspended and Carl Valeri is sidelined longer term. Brisbane meanwhile will be without Olyroos trio Jamie Maclaren, Brandon Borrello and…

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Pourre focused on stabilising Roar

After a tough 2015 Brisbane Roar CEO David Pourre isn’t looking too far ahead as we enter the New Year, with the aim for the year to see out the current repayment of debt and to see the club continue on its current path. In an exclusive interview yesterday the Roar CEO touched on how the club has rebounded from the financial crisis, and some of the successes of the first half of the season. Updating the financial situation Brisbane’s CEO was unequivocal about how difficult things were in the past off-season, when he stepped up to help save the club…

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Round 13 Preview- Brisbane Roar vs. Perth Glory

2016 is here – Happy New Year to those reading this- and the first task in the new year for Brisbane Roar is a home clash against Perth Glory. Both sides enter this clash in some good form, with Brisbane on a three game winning streak, while Perth Glory are on a four game unbeaten run. Last week saw Brisbane return to Suncorp Stadium for the first time in a month and they put on their best performance of the season in a 3-1 win over third placed Melbourne City. That result guaranteed Brisbane a top two spot as the…

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