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Brisbane Roar worried about Tommy Oar, Ross McCormack rather than Usain Bolt

The ESPN FC crew discuss whether or not Usain Bolt should accept the offer from Champions League-chasing Valletta FC.
Players from across the league share their thoughts on Usain Bolt's pursuit of a contract with the Central Coast Mariners.

There is one Central Coast striker on the minds of the Brisbane Roar ahead of their A-League season opener on Sunday and it isn't Usain Bolt.

The Jamaican scored twice in a trial game last weekend but is unlikely to feature against the Roar and could even be headed to Europe following reports of a two-year deal with Maltese side Valletta FC.

Incoming Brisbane talent Stefan Mauk wasn't afraid to dismiss the prospect of a Bolt debut at Suncorp Stadium, saying they had bigger things to worry about...

Brisbane Roar 'prankster' Eric Bautheac targeting A-League top three

Players from across the league share their thoughts on Usain Bolt's pursuit of a contract with the Central Coast Mariners.

Held up by visa red tape, Eric Bautheac arrived at the Brisbane Roar late, lacking match fitness and unable to speak English.

Fast forward a year and the 31-year-old French winger is the joker of the pack, having taught himself English to the point where he is able to hold his own when the banter starts flowing.

And there is plenty of it, with John Aloisi's men full of optimism following a drama-filled campaign and an offseason that has netted Danish winger Tobias Mikkelsen, proven striker Adam...

Brisbane Roar shift focus from Mathieu Flamini to Alex Lopez

Olympic sprinter Yohan Blake believes Usain Bolt will prove people wrong given the right training. 

Brisbane Roar are set to cap off their A-League squad with a Spanish midfielder after giving up on former Arsenal star Mathieu Flamini.

The Roar had held out hope of signing Flamini on a deal that would have been supplemented with money from Football Federation Australia's marquee fund.

But after weeks of protracted negotiations, Flamini's considerable business interests have rendered him unable to commit to a move to Brisbane -- at least for the time being.

The 34-year-old is the co-founder of...

Emily Gielnik makes W-League switch from Brisbane Roar to Melbourne Victory

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Matildas attacker Emily Gielnik has ended a nine-year association with the Brisbane Roar to sign with W-League rivals Melbourne Victory.

The 26-year-old has played for the Roar since 2009 but has opted for a change of scenery and will link up with her former coach Jeff Hopkins at Victory.

Capped 20 times for Australia, Gielnik shapes as a handy addition for a Victory outfit that hasn't qualified for the W-League finals since cross-town rivals Melbourne City entered the competition.

City have since...