Brisbane Roar Squad 2013

Full name Brisbane Roar Football Club Pty Ltd
Nickname(s) Roar, BRFC
Founded 1957, as Hollandia Inala Soccer Club, 2005 as Queensland Roar
Ground Suncorp Stadium
 Capacity 52,500
Owner Bakrie Group
Chairman Dali Tahir
Manager Mike Mulvey
League A-League
2013–14 TBD

Players

First team squad

No. Position Player
1 GK Michael Theo
2 DF Matt Smith (Captain)
3 DF Shane Stefanutto (Vice Captain)
5 DF Ivan Franjić
7 FW Besart Berisha
9 FW Kofi Danning
10 FW Henrique
11 MF Liam Miller
12 FW Julius Davies (Youth)
13 DF Jade North
14 MF Diogo Ferreira
15 DF James Donachie (Youth)
17 MF Matt McKay
 
No. Position Player
18 MF Luke Brattan
19 DF Jack Hingert
20 GK Matt Acton (Youth)
22 MF Thomas Broich
23 FW Dimitri Petratos (Youth)
25 MF George Lambadaridis (Youth)
26 DF Corey Brown (Youth)
27 MF Devante Clut (Youth)
28 FW Brandon Borrello (Youth)
30 MF Ben Litfin (Youth)
34 FW Patrick Theodore (Youth)
  FW Jean Carlos Solorzano

Internationally capped players

Player Country Caps goals Years Active Years at Club
Matt Smith Australia 3 (0) 2012– 2010-
Shane Stefanutto Australia 3 (0) 2007–09 2010-
Ivan Franjić Australia 5 (0) 2012– 2009-
Besart Berisha Albania 17 (1) 2007– 2011-
Liam Miller Ireland 21 (1) 2004–09 2013-
Jade North Australia 41 (0) 2002– 2013-

Youth squad

No. Position Player
27 MF Devante Clut
28 FW Brandon Borrello
30 MF Ben Litfin
32 DF Lachlan Jackson
33 GK Fraser Chalmers
34 FW Patrick Theodore
35 MF Jai Ingham
 
No. Position Player
  GK Denver Crickmore
  DF Jordon Lampard
  DF Jaiden Walker
  DF Sam Cronin
  MF Mitchell Hore
  MF Shannon Brady
  FW Samed Altundag

Representatives

The following players are currently or were formerly Socceroos:

  • Ivan Franjić
  • Shane Stefanutto
  • Matthew Smith
  • Jade North
  • Matt McKay

The following players are currently or were formerly members of their respective national teams:

  • Besart Berisha
  • Liam Miller

The following players are currently or were formerly Matildas:

  • Laura Alleway
  • Ellen Beaumont
  • Joanne Burgess
  • Tameka Butt
  • Catherine Cannuli
  • Kim Carroll
  • Casey Dumont
  • Lana Harch
  • Sasha McDonnell
  • Kate McShea
  • Clare Polkinghorne
  • Karla Reuter
  • Brooke Spence

Personnel

Senior Club Officials
  • Chairman: Dali Tahir
  • Vice Chairman: Chris Fong
  • Technical Director: Ken Stead
  • General Manager: Sean Dobson
  • Commercial Manager: Steve Guise
  • Marketing Manager: Kurt Brutton
  • Media & Communications Manager: Daniel Lato
  • Events Manager: Bruce Stalder
  • Financial Controller: TBD
Senior Squad Coaching and Medical staff
  • Manager: Mike Mulvey
  • Assistant Manager: Luciano Trani
  • Conditioning Coach: Ken Stead
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Jason Kearton (Interim)
  • Physiotherapist: Tim Oostenbroek
  • Sports Scientist: Matt Conwell
  • Doctor: Dr Neville Blomeley
  • Team Manager: Ian Dalzell
  • Assistant Physiotherapist: Ryan Timmins

Youth Squad Coaching Staff

  • Manager: Jeff Hopkins
  • Assistant Manager: Joel Smith
  • Team Manager: Billy Dawson
  • Physiotherapist: Nigel Smith
  • Assistant Physiotherapist/Team Manager: Ryan Timmins

W-League Team Coaching Staff

  • Manager: Belinda Wilson

Competition timeline

Competition 2005–
06
2006–
07
2007–
08
2008–
09
2009–
10
2010–
11
2011–
12
2012–
13
2013–
14
A-League 6th 5th 3rd 3rd 9th 1st 2nd 5th
A-League Finals Series Did Not Qualify PF PF DNQ W W SF
FFA Cup Competition Not Held
AFC Champions League Did Not Qualify GS PO DNQ

Honours

Domestic

League

A-League:

  • Champions (2): 2010–11, 2011–12
  • Premiership (1): 2010–11
  • Runners-Up (1): 2011–12

Finals Series Appearances (5): 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13

Men's

Club

  • A-League:
    • Championships (2): 2010-11, 2011-12
    • Premierships (1): 2010-11
  • Translink Cup
    • 2007, 2008
  • A-League Fair-Play Trophy
    • 2008–09, 2010–11, 2011–12
  • A-League Finalists
    • 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010-11, 2011-12
  • A-League Grand Finalists
    • 2010-11, 2011–12
  • Longest Undefeated Streak in Australian Sporting History
    • (36 games) 2011-12

Individual

  • Johnny Warren Medal
    • 2011–12: Thomas Broich
  • A-League Golden Boot Winner
    • 2005–06: Alex Brosque (8)
    • 2011–12: Besart Berisha (19)
  • A-League Foreign Player of the Year
    • 2008–09: Charlie Miller
    • 2011–12: Thomas Broich
  • A-League Rising Star Award
    • 2009–10: Tommy Oar
  • A-League Manager of the Year Award
    • 2010–11: Ange Postecoglou
  • A-League Goalkeeper of the Year Award
    • 2010–11: Michael Theoklitos
  • A-League Solo Goal of the Year Award
    • 2010–11: Erik Paartalu
  • Most minutes (876) not conceding a goal in an Australian League
    • 2010–11: Michael Theoklitos

Women's

Club

  • W-League
    • Championships (2): 2008–09, 2010-11
    • Premierships (1): 2008–09
    • Runners-Up (2): 2009-10, 2011-12
  • W-League Fair Play Award
    • 2008–09

Individual

  • W-League Player of the Year
    • 2008-09: Lana Harch
  • W-League Young Player of the Year
    • 2009-10: Elise Kellond-Knight **
  • W-League Coach of the Year
    • 2008-09: Jeff Hopkins
  • Hat Trick Award
    • 2009-10: Tameka Butt
  • Australian Women's Footballer of the Year Award
    • 2010-11: Clare Polkinghorne

Youth

Club

  • National Youth League Fair Play Award
    • 2009-10, 2011-12

Individual

  • NYL Player of the Year
    • 2008-2009: Adam Sarota
    • 2011-2012: Nicholas Fitzgeral

End of Season Awards

Current Winners:

Senior Team:

  • Gary Wilkins Medal: Besart Berisha
  • Player's Player Award: Besart Berisha
  • Member's Player of the Year: Besart Berisha
  • Golden Boot: Besart Berisha
  • Brisbane Roar's Club Person of the Year Award: Lorna Dent

Women's Team:

  • Player of the Year: Tameka Butt
    Player's Player of the Year: Aivi Luik

National Youth Team:

  • Player of the Year: James Donachie

Player records

Records

Correct as of 13 October 2013. Only A-League, Finals Series and Asian Champions League matches are counted.

  • Massimo Murdocca has played the most games for the Roar in the A-League Regular Season, with 148
  • Massimo Murdocca has played the most games for the Roar in the A-League (including Finals Series), with 162
  • Massimo Murdocca has played the most games for the Roar in all competitions, with 167
  • Tommy Oar is the youngest player to debut at the age of 17 years and 4 days old (vs Newcastle Jets)
  • Tommy Oar is the youngest player to score a goal at the age of 17 years and 16 days old (vs Wellington Phoenix)
  • Damian Mori is the oldest player to play for the roar at the age of 36 years and 112 days (vs Sydney FC)
  • Damian Mori is the oldest player to score at the age of 36 years and 112 days (vs Sydney FC)
  • Besart Berisha holds the record for most goals in a season with 21, in the 2011–12 A-League season. The number during the regular season equals the record for most goals in a season in the A-League, joint with Perth Glory's Shane Smeltz at 19 goals.
  • Besart Berisha holds the record for goals of all time with 38
  • Besart Berisha holds the record for most goals in a match, with four (vs Adelaide United (28 October 2011))
  • Alex Brosque scored Brisbane Roar's first A-League goal vs New Zealand Knights, (28 August 2005)
  • Reinaldo scored Brisbane Roar's first Finals Series goal vs Sydney FC, (27 November 2007)
  • Mitch Nichols scored Brisbane Roar's first AFC Champions League goal vs Beijing Guoan, (20 March 2012)

Hattricks

Correct as of 8 January 2014

  • Sergio van Dijk with 3 goals vs Sydney FC (17/1/09)
  • Besart Berisha with 4 goals vs Adelaide United (28/10/11)
  • Dimitri Petratos with 3 goals vs Sydney FC (26/12/13)

Most appearances

  Name Years HAL FIN ACL Total
1 Massimo Murdocca 2005-2013 148 14 5 167
2 Matt McKay 2005–2011|2013- 122 9 - 131
2 Mitch Nichols 2007-2013 113 12 6 131
3 Ivan Franjic 2009- 87 8 7 102
4 Michael Theoklitos 2010- 84 8 7 99
5 Reinaldo 2005-2010 89 3 - 92
6 Josh McCloughan 2006–2010 86 4 - 90
7 Thomas Broich 2010– 74 8 7 89
8 Shane Stefanutto 2010- 73 8 6 87
9 Erik Paartalu 2010-2013 73 6 6 85
10 Matt Smith 2010- 69 6 5 80

Most goals

  Name Years HAL FIN ACL Total  / game
1 Besart Berisha 2011- 34 2 2 38 (64) 0.59
2 Sergio van Dijk 2008–2010 24 1 - 25 (50) 0.50
2 Mitch Nichols 2007- 21 3 1 25 (131) 0.19
3 Reinaldo 2006–2010 21 3 - 24 (92) 0.26
4 Matt McKay 2005–2011 16 2 - 18 (131) 0.14
5 Henrique 2009- 13 4 - 17 (73) 0.23
6 Thomas Broich 2010- 10 2 1 13 (89) 0.15
7 Kosta Barbarouses 2010–2011 11 1 - 12 (33) 0.36
8 Jean Carlos Solórzano 2010–2011 11 0 - 11 (25) 0.44
9 Erik Paartalu 2010-2013 8 2 - 10 (85) 0.12
10 Alex Brosque 2005–2006 8 - - 8 (21) 0.38
10 Charlie Miller 2008–2010 8 - - 8 (30) 0.27

Managerial records

Overall

Name Nationality From To P W L D GF GA Win%[nb 1] Honours Notes
Mike Mulvey Australia 18 December 2012 present 19 9 7 3 23 19 47.37%    
Rado Vidošić Australia 25 April 2012 18 December 2012 13 3 7 3 17 19 23.08%   [nb 2]
Ange Postecoglou Australia 16 October 2009 24 April 2012 85 41 19 25 143 96 48.24% 2 A-League Championships (2010-11, 2011-12)
1 A-League Premiership
2 A-League Fair Play Awards (2010–11, 2011–12)
1 A-League Manager of the Year Award
[nb 3]
Rado Vidošić (Caretaker) Croatia 11 October 2009 16 October 2009 1 0 1 0 0 1 0.00% N/A [nb 4]
Frank Farina Australia 15 November 2006 14 October 2009 77 32 24 21 110 96 41.56% 2 Translink Cups
1 A-League Fair Play Award
[nb 5]
Miron Bleiberg Israel 2 March 2005 12 November 2006 45 14 13 18 54 41 31.11% Nil.  
      Total 240 99 71 70 347 272 41.25%    

International

Asian Champions League

Name Nationality From To P W L D GF GA Win%[nb 1] Honours Notes
Mike Mulvey Australia 13 February 2013 Present 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00%    
Rado Vidošić Croatia 2 May 2012 16 May 2012 2 0 1 1 3 5 0.00%    
Ange Postecoglou Australia 6 March 2012 17 April 2012 4 0 2 2 3 6 0.00%    
      Total 6 0 3 3 6 11 0.00%    

Friendlies

Name Nationality From To P W L D GF GA Win%[nb 1] Honours Notes
Ange Postecoglou Australia 17 July 2010 17 July 2010 1 0 1 0 1 2 0.00% Nil.  
Frank Farina Australia 1 July 2007 12 July 2009 11 4 4 3 18 16 36.36% 2 Translink Cups  
Miron Bleiberg Israel 23 July 2005 18 August 2006 12 3 2 7 11 7 25.00% Nil.  
      Total 24 7 7 10 30 25 29.17%    

Club records

A-League

Season Pld High Low Average Total League Ranking
2012–13 13 22,970 9,282 13,417 174,415 3rd
2011-12 15 50,334 9,293 15,963 239,448 2nd
2010-11 17 50,168 3,522 12,619 214,518 3rd
2009-10 14 19,902 5,801 8,652 121,123 6th
2008-09 11 23,705 9,118 13,968 153,652 2nd
2007-08 12 36,221 8,815 18,556 222,677 2nd
2006-07 10 32,371 10,040 16,365 164,653 2nd
2005-06 11 23,142 8,607 14,785 162,636 2nd

Head to Head: A-League

Opponent Games Won Lost Drawn Goals + Goals – Goal +/– Points Pts/game Win %
Adelaide United 26 9 9 8 29 23 +6 33 1.27 34.62
Central Coast Mariners 31 15 6 10 [1] 56 41 +15 54 1.74 48.39
Gold Coast United 9 3 4 2 13 13 0 11 1.22 33.33
Melbourne Heart 9 4 3 2 16 13 +3 14 1.56 44.44
Melbourne Victory 24 8 10 6 34 36 -2 30 1.25 33.33
Newcastle Jets 25 9 9 7 28 25 +3 34 1.36 36.00
New Zealand Knights 6 3 2 1 11 5 +6 10 1.67 50.00
North Queensland Fury 6 3 0 3 9 4 +5 12 2.00 50.00
Perth Glory 25 15 5 5 51 28 +23 50 2.00 60.00
Sydney FC 26 11 7 8 30 25 +5 41 1.58 42.31
Wellington Phoenix 19 12 2 5 34 17 +17 41 2.16 63.16
Western Sydney Wanderers 4 0 4 0 1 6 -5 0 0.00 0.00
Total 210 92 61 57 311 236 +75 330 1.57 43.81

Venues

Venue Games Won Lost Drawn Goals + Goals – Goal +/– Points Pts/game Win %
Suncorp Stadium 101 45 30 26 [1] 159 107 +52 161 1.59 44.55
AAMI Park 7 1 3 3 10 16 -6 6 0.86 14.29
Allianz Stadium 12 2 4 6 9 12 -3 12 1.00 16.67
Bluetongue Stadium 15 9 2 4 32 19 +13 31 2.07 60.00
Dairy Farmers Stadium 3 1 0 2 4 2 +2 5 1.67 33.33
Etihad Stadium 6 1 3 2 9 11 -2 5 0.83 16.67
Forsyth Barr Stadium 1 0 1 0 0 2 -2 0 0.00 0.00
Hindmarsh Stadium 13 6 4 3 11 11 0 21 1.62 46.15
Hunter Stadium 14 7 2 5 23 12 +11 26 1.86 50.00
NIB Stadium 12 8 2 2 24 12 +12 26 2.17 66.67
North Harbour Stadium 3 1 2 0 3 4 -1 3 1.00 33.33
Olympic Park 3 2 1 0 4 5 -1 6 2.00 66.67
Parramatta Stadium 2 0 2 0 0 3 -3 0 0.00 0.00
Patersons Stadium 1 0 1 0 0 1 -1 0 0.00 0.00
Skilled Park 7 (2) 4 (2) 2 (0) 1 (0) 9 (4) 9 (1) 0 (+3) 13 (6) 1.86 (3.00) 57.14 (100.00)
Westpac Stadium 8 4 1 3 13 8 +5 15 1.86 50.00
Win Jubilee Oval 1 0 1 0 0 2 -2 0 0.00 0.00
Total 210 92 61 57 311 236 +75 330 1.57 43.81