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Brisbane Roar FC
Brisbane Roar FC W-League team, also known as the Brisbane Roar Women, represents the Brisbane Roar in the Australian Women's National soccer League, the W-League.
Formation [ edit ]
Brisbane Roar Team (2009)
Westfield W-League was formed in 2008, with naming rights being occupied by Westfield, the company co-founded by Frank Lowy, who is referred to as the Godfather of Australian Football. 7 of the 8 founding teams of the Hyundai A-League were allowed teams, with an 8th team given to Canberra United FC.
Brisbane Roar (then
Queensland Roar), would be coached by Welshman Jeff Hopkins, who enjoyed stints in England an abroad during his playing days. The playing roster would feature a mix of youth and veterans, including founding captain and Matilda's stalwart, Kate McShea, and up and coming Goalkeeper, Casey Dumont.
Grounds [ edit ]
Ballymore Stadium has been used predominantly as the Roar's home ground, other stadiums have also been used throughout the W-League side's tenure in the semi-processional women's league. As mentioned, Ballymore Stadium has been used as the semi-regular home ground, with other stadiums including Perry Park, Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre, Suncorp Stadium, Stockland Park and Cleveland Showgrounds
Current squad [ edit ]
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Managers [ edit ]
Last updated 22 October 2013
Jeff Hopkins 2008
Belinda Wilson [1 ] Sep 2012
Honours [ edit ]
Records [ edit ]
Correct as of 11 November 2011
Highest Scoring Game:
Longest Undefeated Streak:
18 Matches, October 25, 2008 - 22 November 2009
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 27°26′31″S 153°1′4″E / 27.44194°S 153.01778°E