Skipper Matt McKay expects Brisbane Roar to be fired up by their desire to improve on last season, when they open the new campaign against Western Sydney Wanderers.
Sheffield United have bolstered their attacking options for a League One promotion bid by signing strikers Billy Sharp and Conor Sammon.
Brisbane Roar midfielder Luke Brattan is aiming to keep improving this season, with an eye on a Socceroos debut.
Brisbane Roar drew praise from Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers after the Reds' 2-1 victory in their friendly at Suncorp Stadium.
Head coach John Aloisi has urged his Brisbane Roar side not to be overawed when they take on Liverpool in Friday's friendly at Suncorp Stadium.
Socceroos Matt McKay and Luke DeVere will miss out on Brisbane Roar's prestige friendly against Liverpool on Friday.
Newcastle Jets have made just their second signing of the pre-season by bringing in defender Lachlan Jackson from Brisbane Roar.
Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi feels his club have made a key signing by attracting striker Jamie Maclaren.
Frans Thijssen says he is handing over a potential A-League championship-winning squad to new Brisbane Roar head coach John Aloisi.
Five goals in nine games have not proved enough to earn Andrija Kaludjerovic a new contract with Brisbane Roar under new coach John Aloisi.