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Roar sign Henrique

Brisbane Roar Football Club are pleased to announce that fan favourite Henrique Andrade Silva has returned to the Club.

The three-time Championship winner will be available for selection for Saturday?s Hyundai A-League clash at Suncorp Stadium against Newcastle Jets and says it is a dream come true to return to the Club.

?I?ve been dreaming about this moment for a long time. I always wanted to return to the Brisbane Roar and I?m so happy that this day has come,? Henrique said.

?The fans have a special place in my heart and I know I have a special place in their hearts.

?I can?t wait to play in front of our supporters, and I promise I will do my very best to reward the fans and the Club.

?I would like to thank John Aloisi, the coaching staff and everyone involved in making this happen and giving me this opportunity.?

Henrique netted 34 goals in eight Hyundai A-League seasons at Brisbane, including in two grand finals in 2011 and 2014.

Head Coach John Aloisi says it?s terrific to have a player of Henrique?s calibre back in Roar Orange.

?On behalf of BRFC, I would like to say how delighted we are to have such a quality footballer return to our side,? Head Coach John Aloisi said.

?Henrique is a winner who is adored by our supporters and the local football community in Brisbane.

?Having seen him in action at training this week and speaking to Riki personally, I know how hu

Whole of Club photo on February 24 (BRI v NEW game)

BRFC would like to invite all of our incredible supporters to be part of the annual Whole of Club photo on the Suncorp Stadium pitch on Saturday, 24 February.

Following our next Hyundai A-League home match against Newcastle Jets, everyone in attendance at Suncorp Stadium will be invited onto the pitch to form a sea of orange and take part in the unique photo opportunity.

Players and staff members from our Hyundai A-League, Westfield W-League and Youth sides will also take part in the photo, which has become an annual tradition since the first edition back in 2015.

The photo is an opportunity for members, spectators, players, staff and volunteers alike to unite as one Brisbane Roar FC family after cheering on our boys against the Jets.

We also invite all in attendance to stand for a minute's applause in the 11th minute of the Hyundai A-League clash with Jets as a tribute to championship-winning midfielder Liam Miller, who passed away on the weekend.

Be part of Brisbane Roar history - click HERE to secure your seats in the stands and your spot in our Whole of Club photo.

In the interest of safety, we ask that spectators be patient and follow the directions of stadium staff and ground announcements before making their way onto the playing arena.

The Whole of Club photo will be subject to weather conditions at Suncorp Stadium on the day

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Brisbane Roar FC announce new Football Director

Brisbane Roar Football Club is pleased to announce Pedj Radinovic as the Club's new Football Director.

Radinovic joins Brisbane Roar FC from Football Federation Australia after six years where he headed Compliance across both the Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League. His role included managing compliance of the clubs Salary Cap, player contracting and registration system, international player transfers and the AFC?s Club Licensing system. He has extensive experience in player contracting, operations, strategic planning and intimate knowledge of FIFA, FFA and Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League regulations.

On behalf of BRFC, Head Coach John Aloisi said, "We are pleased to welcome Pedj to our football club and I'm looking forward to working closely with him over the coming months."

"Pedj has a wealth of experience in football, first-hand knowledge of the Hyundai A-League competition and a unique skill set.

"I'm confident he will be an excellent addition to our football department and administration."

Following today's news Radinovic said, "Brisbane Roar is one of the most successful clubs in the history of the Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League and still has a massive potential of growth ahead of it which is evidenced by the recent successful launch of their academy.?

?I am extremely grateful for the experiences gained at the FFA and the support I hav

BREAKING: Van Marwijk appointed new Socceroos coach

Dutchman Bert Van Marwijk has been appointed head coach of the Socceroos for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
By SBS The World Game
25 JAN 2018 - 11:09 AM  UPDATED 30 MINS AGO

Football Federation Australia (FFA) confirmed the appointment of Van Marwijk, who coach the Netherlands to the World Cup final in 2010, on Wednesday.

FFA Chairman Steven Lowy said the Dutch coach?s experience was the perfect blend for the Socceroos? Russian campaign.

?This is a great result for Australian football,? said Lowy.

?Bert Van Marwijk is world class. He took the Netherlands to the World Cup Final in 2010, he led the Saudi Arabian team to qualify directly for this year?s finals and most importantly, he knows a lot about our team and how they play because he studied them closely as an opposition manager in the same group.

"These experiences make him a compelling choice.?

Lowy paid tribute to Ange Postecoglou, the support staff and especially the players for achieving qualification.

?We now go to Russia with a battle-hardened group of players and support staff who made it to the finals by the toughest road possible.

"In Bert Van Marwijk we have a manager who can achieve great things with this team. And we will ensure they have the resources necessary to give them the highest level of preparation.?

FFA Chief Executive Officer David Gallop agreed terms with the former Nethe

Club Publicly Blames Moore for Shirtgate

EXCLUSIVE: Moore named and blamed for Roar?s shirt fiasco

Moore, who was working out a two-month notice period after last week?s resignation, is being held culpable for the embarrassing and shambolic wardrobe malfunctions which heaped worldwide ridicule on Brisbane as they crashed out of the AFC Champions League 3-2 in their qualifier against unfancied Filipinos Ceres-Negros.

The sight of shirt numbers peeling off and substitute Eric Bautheac marooned on the sideline for more than five minutes without a duplicate after the No.22 peeled off his back.

This left Roar vice-chairman Chris Fong ?flabbergasted and embarrassed? and pointing the finger squarely at outgoing football director Moore saying "the buck stops with him".

Thwarted from attempting to return in a No.30, the Frenchman was permitted to rejoin his 10 teammates with the No.77 sticky-taped to look like a 22, in scenes of high farce.

Vowing to restore the credibility and pride of the stricken three-time champions, Fong said Moore?s soon-to-be announced successor would be closely monitored and the club would be lifting its game across the board.

?I was flabbergasted with images and footage I saw,? said Fong amidst a pitiless social media backlash pillorying and parodying the club.

?I couldn?t believe what I was seeing ... it was disgusting that we could allow ourselves to be brought down to this level. It?s indicative of what has be

Club statement following last night's result

Brisbane Roar FC is very disappointed to have been knocked out of the 2018 AFC Champions League competition on Tuesday night.
 
The club understands the result against Ceres-Negros FC was disappointing and the performance was unacceptable.

We have always worn our orange jersey with pride.

Last night, our club disappointed many people and embarrassed ourselves with the presentation of numbering on our orange jersey. This was of no fault of BRFC kit manufacturer Umbro and we are unreservedly apologetic.
 
BRFC would like to assure its members, supporters, partners and the local football community that we are fully committed to improving both on and off the field.
 
We have ten (10) remaining Hyundai A-League and two (2) Westfield W-League regular season matches which are of huge importance to everyone.

Every effort will be made to make sure season 2017/18 is a success, starting with Saturday?s away game in Gosford against Central Coast Mariners.
 
Following last night's result, Managing Director David Pourre said, "Brisbane Roar FC respects the right of individuals who support the club to express their dissatisfaction with the current situation. We must, and we will continue to strive for the high standards expected of our club."

BRFC will not be making any further comment at this time.

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