Sport

Roar on the improve under coach Mulvey's watchful eye

Brisbane Roar coach Mike Mulvey.
Brisbane Roar coach Mike Mulvey. Bradley Kanaris / Getty Images

BRISBANE Roar coach Mike Mulvey says there is still plenty of room for improvement despite a morale-boosting 2-0 win over bottom-placed Wellington Phoenix on Sunday.

He also said fans who unveiled a banner - subsequently removed because it breached club protocol as it did no have approval regardless of content - which read "Mulvey out" were entitle to their opinion and he and the team would be working to strive for improvement in the final six games before the A-League finals.

"The fans have a right to an opinion and I respect that and that should always be the case," Mulvey said.

"All I can control is what we do. What we do at training and what we do on the park and we are striving to improve that.

"I share the fans' disappointment. This season for Brisbane Roar has been a disappointing one in where we are at right now.

"But that doesn't mean to say we are giving up.

"We want to work harder because we want to please the fans, we want to make the fans happy because it's their club.

"That's what the club exists for is the fans. I share their disappointment and hopefully we can grow to bigger and better things."

Mulvey said this weekend's away clash with Newcastle Jets was important but it would not be disastrous if the team did not get the desired result.

"If you start thinking about what ifs you start forgetting about what must be done," he said.

"Yes it's a very important game, is it fatal if we lose? No it's not, will it be demoralising yes it will.

"But the key thing is we go there in the belief that we can win the game."
 

Topics:  a-league brisbane roar football mike mulvey soccer wellington phoenix



Tributes flow for Brett Forte: 'Thank you for your service'

RIP Brett Forte

Readers share their prayers, support and photos on social media

Ipswich MP concerned about toxicity of e-cigarettes

Shayne Neumann weighs in on the vape debate.

Quitting is better than vaping, says Neumann

Tobacconist calls for nicotine e-cigarettes to be legal

DEMAND: Tobacco Station Group Riverlink's Naeem Ismail started stocking e-cigarettes four months ago.

IPSWICH tobacconist hopes inquiry aligns Australia with world.

Local Partners

Wonder Woman is a kick-arse superhero romp

WITH so much at stake, thank Zeus that Wonder Woman didn’t fall into the same trap as its DC Extended Universe predecessors.

Everything coming to Netflix, Stan, Foxtel and Amazon Prime Video this June

Orange Is The New Black returns for another season.

Find out what's being added to our streaming services in June.

Sam Armytage and Tom Cruise? Saaaaay what?

Apparently, the answer is no.

WATCH: Judah battles his emotions as he makes Top 12

GOING PLACES: Judah Kelly performs during his battle round on The Voice.

Judah Kelly has made it into the top 12 of Australia's The Voice.

Musical tribute to flood volunteers released

Songwriter honours flood volunteers who helped their neighbours.

Lismore songwriter Simon Thomas was moved by strangers' kindness

Kaos to bring aerial assault to Boonah Show

Boonah motocross dare devil Callum Shaw shows off his death-defying skills, which will be on display at this year's show.

Stunt bike show a major drawcard for this year's event

New $46.7m counter-terrorism facility to be built in Wacol

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, pictured with Police Commisioner Ian Stewart, has announced plans to build a new counter-terrorism facility in Wacol.

The facility will be built over three years.

Home to a sex worker: Sordid history of iconic Coast shed

Milojevic Djordjevic's daughter Linda at the derelict shed on Yandina-Coolum Road.

The shed was once a liveable 'barrack'.

This is real estate's billion-dollar man

Bob Wolff at AREC with John McGrath of McGrath Real Estate.

They don’t call him the “Billion dollar man” for nothing

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

Report reveals progress on $319m airport upgrade

Aerials of the Sunshine Coast.Jetstar plane in front of the Susnhine Coast terminal, Sunshine Coast Airport.

Over two dozen government approvals needed for airport expansion

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!