Brisbane Roar CEO Peter McLennan has issued a rallying cry to Brisbane’s sporting public to get behind the side as they begin the final push to claim top spot in the Hyundai A-League.
With six games to play, Brisbane is 11 points clear on top of the ladder courtesy of a 19-game unbeaten streak – the longest in Hyundai A-League.
Brisbane is undefeated at home this season, a streak which runs 12 games and incorporates last season-s final home game against Sydney FC.
The next opportunity to extend that sequence of unbeaten games comes on Friday night when Brisbane takes on Perth Glory, including Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler, at Suncorp Stadium.
McLennan said the position the team now finds themselves in is a reflection of the sterling work done by Brisbane Roar Head Coach Ange Postecoglou and his football staff.
“In a tight competition such as the Hyundai A-League, to have gone on a run of 19 games undefeated is a remarkable achievement,” McLennan said.
“With the kids still on school holidays and the team playing outstanding football, Friday night represents a great opportunity to be part of something very special.
“I believe Ange has the team playing some of the best football ever seen in an Australian domestic competition and we-d love to see the entire city get behind them.
“The players know the job isn-t finished yet and a vocal home crowd can only help them push on to even greater heights.”
Brisbane still have some way to go before they can claim the longest unbeaten run in Australian domestic football, with Apia Leichhardt having gone undefeated in 22 games during the 1987 National Soccer League season.
Fridays- match against Perth Glory at Suncorp Stadium kicks off at 7.30pm, with gates opening at 6.30pm.
Fans are urged to pre-book tickets at Ticketek outlets or by visiting the Ticketek website avoid delays at the gate on match day.