Roar v Sky Blues: Key matchday info

The defending champions are coming to town & we're hunting our first win of 2018.

Take a look below at everything you need to know if you're heading, or thinking of coming along, to Suncorp Stadium as we take on Sydney FC.


Hyundai A-League Round 15: Brisbane Roar v Sydney FC
Suncorp Stadium
Monday, 8 January (6:50pm KO)


3pm: FREE transport on all regular network-wide Brisbane City Council buses and Queensland Rail City Network trains (excludes Brisbane City Council ferries, the G: and Airtrain services) begins
5:50pm: Gates open
6:10pm: Teams out for warm-up
6:50pm: Kick-off


Bring the whole family as kids go FREE* with any paying adult as we celebrate the Summer Football Festival. Adult tickets are available from $25. 


  • All kids must have a ticket purchased with a paying adult through Ticketek or at the Box Office to enter the venue.
  • Valid for Orange & Family GA categories ONLY.
  • Single match tickets already purchased for matches during the Summer of Football Festival dates can contact the Ticketek call centre to receive a refund on kids tickets purchased with an adult.

Click HERE for more information and to secure your seats.


Designated stadium buses will run at a high-frequency to Suncorp Stadium from the City, Carindale, Chermside, Eight Mile Plains and The Gap from 4:50pm. These shuttle services will run until kick-off from the City and until 6:30pm from all other stops. Return services will then run until one hour after the conclusion of the Hyundai A-League match.

If you are travelling by train, Milton Station is a short walk across Milton Road to the venue for passengers on the Ipswich/Sunshine Coast and Springfield lines. For all other lines, it is a 1km walk from Roma Street Station.

From 3pm if you have a pre-purchased game ticket or a stadium membership card you can travel free to and from Suncorp Stadium on all regular network-wide Brisbane City Council buses and Queensland Rail City Network trains (excludes Brisbane City Council ferries, the G: and Airtrain services).

**Free travel begins approximately four hours before and concludes four hours after the scheduled kick-off time of the Hyundai A-League match.**

You can also travel to Suncorp Stadium in comfort and style with our official partner Yellow Cabs.


The match will be shown live on Fox Sports 501.


Brisbane Roar FC squad: 2.Dane INGHAM, 3.Luke DEVERE, 4.Daniel BOWLES, 5.Corey BROWN, 7.Thomas KRISTENSEN, 8.Jacob PEPPER, 9.Massimo MACCARONE, 11.Corey GAMEIRO, 14.Fahid BEN KHALFALLAH, 16.Mitchell OXBORROW, 19.Jack HINGERT, 21.Jamie YOUNG(gk), 22.Eric BAUTHEAC, 25.Rahmat AKBARI, 27.Adam SAWYER, 31.Brendan WHITE(gk), 33.Petros SKAPETIS, 36.Daniel LECK **two to be omitted**

Ins: 2.Dane INGHAM (promoted), 22.Eric BAUTHEAC (returns from injury), 27.Adam SAWYER (promoted)

Outs: 24.Connor O’TOOLE (concussion – 1 week)

Unavailable: 1.Michael THEO (gk) (finger – 2 weeks), 6.Avram PAPADOPOULOS (suspended – 1 match), 10.Brett HOLMAN (calf – 1 week), 13.Jade NORTH (groin – TBC), 17.Matt MCKAY (suspended – 1 match), 18.Joe CALETTI (foot – 10 weeks), 26.Nick D’AGOSTINO (ankle – 1-2 weeks), 77.Ivan FRANJIC (quad – 1-2 weeks)