Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

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

Football

Besart Berisha to leave Roar, join Melbourne Victory

Phil Lutton Star striker Besart Berisha will leave the Brisbane Roar at the end of the season.

Brisbane Roar search for next Besart Berisha

Former Roar striker Besart Berisha will be tough to replace for coach Mike Mulvey.

Phil Lutton A-League champions back in training search for striker goes on.

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

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

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

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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.

Brisbane Roar coach proves naysayers wrong

In Mike Mulvey's first game at Suncorp Stadium after a contract extension, a fan's sign demanded

Phil Lutton Mike Mulvey has done the hard yards to sell his football vision to Brisbane Roar supporters, writes Phil Lutton.

One-two punch drives Roar into history

Jubilation: Brisbane Roar celebrate Henrique's match-winner against the Wanderers.

Phil Lutton Brisbane's predictably thrilling leap into A-League history was conjured by a German mastermind and signed off by one of the league's oddest one-two punches; a reverent, softly-spoken Brazilian and a...

Brisbane Roar to miss unique striker Besart Berisha

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Phil Lutton Brisbane had never seen anyone like Besart Berisha. Brilliant, bold, controversial, dramatic, divisive, engaging and enigmatic; he's given the thesaurus a workout during his time at Suncorp Stadium.

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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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Football

Brisbane Roar down Wellington Phoenix

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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.

Soccer

Victory quiet as Roar loses Postecoglou

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 08:  Ange Postecoglou, manager of the Roar, celebrates after  the A-League Semi Final 2nd Leg match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Brisbane Roar at Bluetongue Stadium on April 8, 2012 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Michael Lynch and Phil Lutton Melbourne Victory was very tight-lipped and didn't issue a statement or return calls.