Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton is the sports editor for brisbanetimes.com.au.

Golf

Adam Scott Masters preview

Phil Lutton Everything and nothing has changed for Adam Scott as he returns to Augusta to defend his Masters crown, writes Phil Lutton.

Golf

Adam Scott makes room for another jacket

Adam Scott.

Phil Lutton Australian athletes can be dainty souls now and then. Footballers feel so aggrieved after an inconsequential loss they simply couldn't dream of facing an interview.

Football

Roar promise more to come after winning A-League crown

Diogo Ferreira, Matthew Smith, Thomas Broich, Steven Lustica and Matthew McKay of the Roar celebrate the match winning goal by Luke Brattan.

Phil Lutton Luke Brattan took the ball, indulged in a deep breath, surveyed the scene and decided to pull the trigger.

Football

Mulvey fires up after Berisha marched again

Berisha

Phil Lutton Berisha Besart left Suncorp Stadium in tears after yet another red card but coach Mike Mulvey says the referee bungled the decision that sparked his side's dramatic 2-1 win over Melbourne Heart.

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Football

Roar calls for goal-line technology after ref's blunder

Besart

Phil Lutton Roar coach Mike Mulvey has urged FFA boss David Gallop to investigate the use of goal-line technology

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Superstar Fiorente could target Doomben Cup

Phil Lutton Gai Waterhouse's Melbourne Cup winner, superstar galloper Fiorente, remains in Doomben Cup calculations as connections plan their path to an assault on Royal Ascot in England.

Brisbane Roar's premiership hopes on the line

Mike Mulvey

Phil Lutton Roar coach Mike Mulvey has challenged his players to take care of business at home during the closing rounds of the A-League season as the club’s hold on top of the ladder comes under siege.

Football

Brisbane Roar's title hopes boosted by win over Perth Glory

Besart Berisha

Phil Lutton The A-League’s sleeping giant may not be fully awake but Brisbane managed to rub the sleep from its eyes with a 3-1 thumping of Perth Glory at Suncorp Stadium.

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Football

'I take full responsibility': Roar coach Mike Mulvey laments loss to Jets

Mike Mulvey

Phil Lutton In a move straight out of the Wayne Bennett Media 101 playbook, Roar coach Mike Mulvey has thrown himself under the metaphorical bus in the wake of his side’s lacklustre 1-0 defeat at the hands of...

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Orange tide may turn against Besart Berisha

Happier times ... Roar fans have embraced Besart Berisha during his time in Brisbane.

Phil Lutton Star striker Besart Berisha's move to Melbourne Victory may test the friendship of Brisbane Roar faithful.

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A League

Hunt begins to replace Besart Berisha

Besart Berisha.

Phil Lutton Brisbane Roar coach starts hunt to find replacement for Besart Berisha.

Football

Brisbane Roar down Wellington Phoenix

Devante Clut

Phil Lutton Since news broke on Wednesday that Besart Berisha was heading to Melbourne Victory, Roar coach Mike Mulvey had been telling anyone who would listen there was life beyond the Albanian striker.

Football

Brisbane Roar claim victory over Central Coast Mariners with late Besart Berisha strike

Besart Berisha

Phil Lutton The A-League’s greatest love affair continues, for this season at least.

Roar confident of keeping Besart Berisha

Besart Berisha.

Phil Lutton and Dominic Bossi Brisbane Roar general manager Sean Dobson is under no illusion the suitors will come thick and fast for star striker Besart Berisha, but has backed the club to keep his services should he stay in the...

Golf

Scott plans big Australian summer as launching pad for majors assault

Ready: Adam Scott wearing his US Masters blazer.

Phil Lutton First Royal Pines, then the world. Adam Scott wants to add the only Australian major missing from his collection before launching an audacious bid to join a group of legends in winning golf's grand...

Golf

Adam Scott circles as Rickie Fowler cards 63 in Australian PGA Championship

Adam Scott

Phil Lutton Adam Scott looms as a huge danger behind American Rickie Fowler at the Australian PGA Championship.

Golf

Jason Norris revives golf fortunes after bad luck run

Jason Norris

Phil Lutton Jason Norris' love-hate relationship with playing in Queensland extend beyond the course.

Golf

Adam Scott comes out firing

Adam Scott

Phil Lutton Adam Scott has raced to the outright lead of the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines.

Golf

Rickie Fowler leads the Australian PGA Championships

Rickie Fowler

Phil Lutton American Rickie Fowler has carved up the Royal Pines front nine to take the clubhouse lead at the Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast.

Adam Scott in control at Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines

Adam Scott

Phil Lutton Adam Scott retains the lead at the Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast, with nobody making inroads on his two-shot lead as the breeze whips up at Royal Pines.