Jay O’Shea pens new multi-year deal at Brisbane Roar


Brisbane Roar has locked in yet another one its senior squad members with Jay O’Shea committing his future to the Club.

The Irishman, who earned the Players’ Player of the Year award in his maiden season in the A-League, has penned a new multi-year deal at the Club.

The experienced midfielder has marshalled the Roar midfield throughout his 31-game tenure at the Club and is fast becoming one of the league’s most creative influences.

The opportunity to extend his stay in Australia, and at Brisbane Roar, was one O’Shea was quick to grab.

“Since Day 1, I have loved every minute. Everyone at the club has made me feel so welcome,” O’Shea said.


“My family are happy here, we’re settled, and I would love to stay here beyond football – there’s only one place I wanted to be.

“What we’re putting together here, there’s a great mix of experience and youth and we’re building something really special – not just this year but locking players in for years to come shows that the club really has ambition and I’m looking forward to being a part of that.”

After a superb start to the 2020/21 campaign from the Irishman, there’s plenty to be excited about in the coming seasons for Brisbane Roar supporters.

The announcement is the second of its kind today, with captain Tom Aldred also confirming a new multi-year deal at Brisbane Roar.


“Jay is a true professional on and off the pitch and he has had an immense impact during his time in Brisbane. He’s the kind of player every Head Coach wants in their side, setting the standards high and getting the best out of his teammates,” Head Coach Warren Moon said.

“Like Tom, Jay has committed his long-term future to this club and is excited to help build success at Brisbane Roar over the coming seasons.

CEO David Pourre added: “It is a momentous occasion for Brisbane Roar to now have two of our leaders, two of our most-senior and influential players signed on for the upcoming A-League seasons.

“Jay has been an exemplary member of our Club and will give plenty for our supporters to be excited about in the years to come.”