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Former Coventry City striker John Aloisi is named the new head coach of Australian A-League side Brisbane Roar

26 May 2015

The former City striker has now been appointed as head coach of Brisbane Roar...

Former Coventry City striker John Aloisi has been appointed as the new head coach of Australian A-League side Brisbane Roar.

Aloisi, who joined the Sky Blues in December 1998, netted ten times for the club in 41 appearances, including a brace in the club's first ever away league win against Aston Villa, the 4-1 win in February 1999. 

DID YOU KNOW:John Aloisi is the only Aussie to play club football at the highest level in England, Spain and Italy

After his retirement, the Socceroos legend started his coaching career at Melbourne Heart as a youth coach, before moving up to the first-team job in May 2012. 

Earlier this year, Aloisi joined Melbourne Victory as a development coach but will now take the reigns of Roar who last won the A-League in 2013/14.

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