2006–07 Queensland Roar FC season

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Queensland Roar FC
2006–07 season
Chairman John Ribot
Manager see Coaches
Miron Bleiberg
Frank Farina
A-League 5th
Pre-Season Cup 7th
Top goalscorer Dario Vidosic – 5 Goals
Highest home attendance 32,371 v Sydney FC
Lowest home attendance 10,040 v Newcastle Jets
Average home league attendance 16,465
Home colours
Away colours

Queensland Roar took part in the 2006–07 A-League competition, hoping to improve on their performance in the previous domestic season, which saw them finish in sixth position at the end of the A-League competition.

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Player Details
Australia Liam Reddy from Australia Newcastle Jets
Germany Marcus Wedau from Germany VfL Osnabrück
Australia Andrew Packer from Australia Sydney FC
Australia Ante Milicic from Australia Newcastle Jets
Scotland Simon Lynch from Scotland Dundee
Australia Sasa Ognenovski from Australia Fawkner-Whittlesea Blues
Australia Dario Vidosic from Australia Queensland Lions
Australia Steve Fitzsimmons from New Zealand New Zealand Knights
Australia Robbie Kruse from Australia Queensland Academy of Sport
Australia Damian Mori from Australia Central Coast Mariners
Australia Chris Grossman from Australia Queensland Academy of Sport

Out[edit]

Player Details
Australia Alex Brosque to Australia Sydney FC
Australia Jonti Richter to New Zealand New Zealand Knights
Australia Scott Higgins to Scotland Falkirk
Australia Todd Gava Released
Australia Michael Baird to Romania FC Universitatea Craiova
Australia Royce Brownlie to England Swindon Town
Australia Tyler Simpson to Australia Perth Glory
Australia Reece Tollenaere Released
Australia Warren Moon to Scotland Queen of the South
Australia David Williams to Denmark Brøndby
Australia Tim Smits to New Zealand New Zealand Knights

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Australia GK Tom Willis
2 Australia MF Andrew Packer
3 Switzerland DF Remo Buess
4 Australia DF Chad Gibson (captain)
5 Australia DF Josh McCloughlan
6 Scotland DF Stuart McLaren
7 Germany MF Marcus Wedau
8 Australia MF Massimo Murdocca
9 Scotland FW Simon Lynch
10 Brazil FW Reinaldo Elias da Costa
11 Australia FW Ante Milicic
No. Position Player
12 China FW Zhang Yuning
13 Australia MF Spase Dilevski
14 Australia DF Ben Griffin
15 Australia MF Matt McKay
16 South Korea MF Hyuk-Su Seo
17 Australia FW Damian Mori
18 Australia MF Dario Vidosic
19 Australia DF Sasa Ognenovski
20 Australia GK Liam Reddy
21 Australia MF Steve Fitzsimmons
27 Australia MF Chris Grossman

Injuries & replacements[edit]

Suspensions[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Coach Miron Bleiberg resigned after the Round 12 loss to Adelaide United. Frank Farina became coach on 16 November 2006.[1]

Pre-Season Cup[edit]

Summary[edit]

Round Date Home Team Score Away Team Crowd
1 15 July 2006 Queensland Roar 1–2 Sydney FC 7,132
2 22 July 2006 Queensland Roar 1–1 New Zealand Knights 3,347
3 29 July 2006 Newcastle Jets 0–0 Queensland Roar 2,822
4 6 August 2006 Queensland Roar 0–0 Central Coast 4,571
Playoff 11 August 2006 Melbourne Victory (PEN) (4) 1–1 (2) Queensland Roar 2,117
Final 18 August 2006 New Zealand Knights 1–2 Queensland Roar Unknown

Group stage[edit]

Table[edit]

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
Central Coast Mariners 8 4 2 2 0 5 2
Adelaide United 8 4 2 2 0 2 0
Melbourne Victory 6 4 1 1 2 5 7
Perth Glory 3 4 0 3 1 2 3

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
Sydney FC 12 4 3 1 0 7 2
Newcastle Jets 3 4 0 2 2 4 6
New Zealand Knights [2] 3 4 0 3 1 2 3
Queensland Roar [2] 3 4 0 3 1 2 3

Finals[edit]

Table[edit]

  Playoffs Finals
                 
              Grand final  
  A1  Central Coast Mariners 2      Central Coast Mariners 1 (4)
  B2  Newcastle Jets 1      Adelaide United (PEN) 1 (5)
                 
              Third place playoff  
  A2  Sydney FC 1      Sydney FC 2
  B1  Adelaide United 2      Newcastle Jets 0
                 
              Fifth place playoff  
  A3  Melbourne Victory (PEN) 0 (4)      Melbourne Victory 1
  B4  Queensland Roar 0 (2)      Perth Glory 0
                 
              Seventh place playoff  
  A4  New Zealand Knights 0      New Zealand Knights 1
  B3  Perth Glory 1      Queensland Roar 2

2006–07 A-League Season[edit]

Summary[edit]

Round Date Result Home Team Score Away Team Venue Crowd Ladder
1 26 August 2006 Win Queensland Roar 3–0 Perth Glory Suncorp Stadium (N) 20,606 1st
2 1 September 2006 Win Newcastle Jets 2–3 Queensland Roar EnergyAustralia Stadium (N) 7,276 1st
3 9 September 2006 Draw Central Coast Mariners 0–0 Queensland Roar Central Coast Stadium (N) 4,644 2nd
4 15 September 2006 Win Queensland Roar 5–0 New Zealand Knights Suncorp Stadium (N) 15,517 2nd
5 22 September 2006 Draw Queensland Roar 1–1 Adelaide United Suncorp Stadium (N) 16,143 2nd
6 1 October 2006 Loss Melbourne Victory 4–1 Queensland Roar Telstra Dome (T) 25,921 2nd
7 8 October 2006 Draw Sydney FC 1–1 Queensland Roar Aussie Stadium 17,274 2nd
8 15 October 2006 Win Perth Glory 1–2 Queensland Roar Members Equity Stadium (T) 9,978 2nd
9 22 October 2006 Loss Queensland Roar 0–1 Newcastle Jets Suncorp Stadium (T) 16,061 3rd
10 28 October 2006 Draw Queensland Roar 1–1 Central Coast Mariners Suncorp Stadium (N) 13,727 2nd
11 5 November 2006 Loss New Zealand Knights 1–0 Queensland Roar North Harbour Stadium 2,600 3rd
12 11 November 2006 Loss Queensland Roar 0–1 Adelaide United Suncorp Stadium (N) 14,154 4th
13 17 November 2006 Loss Queensland Roar 0–2 Melbourne Victory Suncorp Stadium (N) 14,797 4th
14 24 November 2006 Loss Sydney FC 3–0 Queensland Roar Aussie Stadium (N) 12,718 7th
15 2 December 2006 Win Queensland Roar 1–0 Perth Glory Suncorp Stadium (N) 11,237 6th
16 7 December 2006 Loss Queensland Roar 0–3 Newcastle Jets Suncorp Stadium (N) 10,040 6th
17 16 December 2006 Win Central Coast Mariners 2–3 Queensland Roar Central Coast Stadium (N) 7,132 6th
18 29 December 2006 Loss New Zealand Knights 3–1 Queensland Roar North Harbour Stadium (N) 1,963 6th
19 4 January 2007 Win Adelaide United 0–1 Queensland Roar Hindmarsh Stadium (N) 10,435 5th
20 12 January 2006 Win Melbourne Victory 1–2 Queensland Roar Telstra Dome (N) 28,937 4th
21 20 January 2006 Draw Queensland Roar 1–1 Sydney FC Suncorp Stadium (N) 32,371 5th

KEY (N) = Night game (T) = Twilight game

Table[edit]

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Melbourne Victory (C) 21 14 3 4 41 20 +21 45 2008 AFC Champions League Group stage
2 Adelaide United 21 10 3 8 32 27 +5 33
3 Newcastle Jets 21 8 6 7 32 30 +2 30 2007 A-League Finals Series
4 Sydney FC 21 8 8 5 29 19 +10 0291
5 Queensland Roar 21 8 5 8 25 27 −2 29
6 Central Coast Mariners 21 6 6 9 22 26 −4 24
7 Perth Glory 21 5 5 11 24 30 −6 20
8 New Zealand Knights 21 5 4 12 13 39 −26 19 Disbanded at end of season and were replaced

Updated to games played on 21 January 2007
Source: theworldgame.sbs.com.au
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
1Sydney FC were penalised three competition points following round 18 due to salary cap breaches which occurred during the 2005–06 season.
2First place through to fourth place qualify for the 2007 A-League Finals Series.
3First place qualifies for the 2008 AFC Champions League Group stage.
4Winning the 2007 A-League Grand Final earns qualification for the 2008 AFC Champions League Group stage, unless the Grand Final winners are also first place, in which case the Grand Final runner up qualifies.
5New Zealand Knights cannot qualify for the 2008 AFC Champions League as they are not recognised as an AFC club.

Goal scorers[edit]

5 Goals
Dario Vidosic
4 Goals
Ante Milicic
Reinaldo
3 Goals
Simon Lynch
Matt McKay
2 Goals
Damian Mori
1 Goal
Stuart McLaren
Spase Dilevski
Ben Griffin
Own Goals
Chad Gibson
Josh McCloughlan
Sasa Ognenovski
Andrew Packer

Clean sheets[edit]

Liam Reddy – 6[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Frank Farina link
  2. ^ a b As the New Zealand Knights and Queensland Roar were tied on points, goal difference, goals for, goals against, and points earned in the "Bonus Round", the sixth degree of disambiguality, number of red cards received, was used. See official A-League press release for more details.
  3. ^ http://www.qldroar.com.au/default.aspx?s=playerstats&showdetailstatisticstype=7&seasonid=18

Coordinates: 27°27′53″S 153°0′34″E / 27.46472°S 153.00944°E / -27.46472; 153.00944 (Suncorp Stadium)