Aloisi left frustrated by tight game schedule

-

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi has once again vented his frustration at the lack of time between Asian Champions League and A-League matches, following his sides Round 20 draw with Perth Glory.

online pharmacy https://yourcialisrx.com/med/priligy.html no prescription pharmacy

Aloisi called for the FFA to make A-League scheduling changes next season for clubs competing in the Asian Champions League, claiming the close scheduling between the competitions could be the reason his side has so many injuries.

Brisbane travelled to Perth without the injured quartet of Corey Brown, Kye Rowles, Daniel Bowles and Jack Hinget, while Thomas Kristensen picked up an injury in the pre-game warm up.

“Everyone knows about the schedule – the FFA will probably change that for next season for whoever’s in the Champions League,” Aloisi said.

“We talk about players safety and we have players safety now with the heat and whatever else.

“But there should be player’s safety with the travel as well when they know we are playing mid-week and we’re flying here, there and everywhere.

“It doesn’t make a lot of sense that we have to fly to Perth and then fly back for Tuesday night against Muangthong in the Champions League.

online pharmacy https://yourcialisrx.com/med/bactroban.html no prescription pharmacy

“So I’m sure the FFA will change it in the future because of player safety. I’m not a doctor or a physio, but it could be the reason why we are getting players injured.”

One positive for the Roar was the performance from 17-year old Dane Ingham who came into the side after Kristensen went down injured in the pre-game warm up.

Aloisi elaborated on how Ingham went from not being in the match day squad to starting his second A-League match.

“We got him to do the warm up just in case and then after that he started to take off his socks and shin pads, but I said ‘get them back on! You’re starting!’, the Roar coach said laughing.

“So he was probably a little bit nervous at that time, but I told him just go out there and play your role and to just enjoy yourself.

“And he definitely enjoyed himself and scored a good goal.”

Jamie Maclaren once again haunted his old side, scoring to make it four goals from four A-League matches against the Glory, since leaving for the Roar.

Glory coach Kenny Lowe revealed what he said post-match to the striker.

“Macca, God bless him, he keeps scoring. I said to him at the end there ‘I’m fed up of seeing you, you keep scoring against us’ and he just laughed.

online pharmacy https://yourcialisrx.com/med/azithromycin.html no prescription pharmacy

Perth will face Western Sydney Wanderers in Round 21, while Brisbane Roar will play Muangthong in the ACL before taking on Wellington Phoenix next weekend.

Enjoy this content? Support The Football Sack

Due in part to COVID and lack of current sponsorship we are at risk of not having the funds to continue running The Football Sack. If you enjoy our content and support our work in training talented young writers, please support us with a donation. If every reader contributed just $3, our funding would be covered for over ten years.

DONATE

Learn with us

mm
Stewart Marshall
Football lover so feeling lucky to be following Perth Glory for season 16/17.

Latest Articles

Love your football?
Subscribe to our weekly football wrap. During the season we'll send you all the week's football action straight to your inbox.
* indicates required