Goal-den chance

ACE striker Josh Cartman, pictured above, can’t wait for tomorrow’s local derby clash with Grange at Wolter Park, kick-off 6pm. “I love the big games,” he said. And this Premier League encounter could hardly be any bigger. ACE are third on the ladder, one place and four points behind Grange, in second. Only St George…

Rapid response team

Three weeks is a long time in football – just ask ACE Women’s coach Jamie Sanckson. A heavy defeat at North Brisbane, who have yet to concede a goal, in their first Capital League 1 fixture dented the confidence of his squad. But Jamie has been “really happy” with the response and ACE line-up tomorrow…

Places up for grabs

ACE coach Steve Glockner, pictured above, admits he could have a selection problem for tomorrow’s visit of Brisbane Knights to Wolter Park, kick-off 6pm. Places in the starting side are up for grabs after Ryan Shaughnessy and Steve Snaith each received two-match suspensions for red cards in the defeat at Bayside. ACE have depth in…

Welcome Ambrose Homes

THE ACE Kindy program has a new sponsor – Ambrose Homes. Owner and managing director Lee Ambrose, whose sons Will (Under 6) and Vince (Kindy) both play for ACE, said it is the company’s first major sponsorship. “We came down to check out the kindy kids and have been absolutely blown away about how good…

‘Belief’ in title bid

Striker Ally Russell says there is no room for error as ACE relaunch their bid for a third successive Brisbane Premier League crown. ACE start their pursuit of a rare hat-trick at Toowong, runners-up in 2019, on Sunday (4pm) in a repeat of last season’s grand final. In this new shorter 2020 competition, each team…

Good vibe for Nat

THE ACE Capital League 1 women’s team launches its 2020 season this weekend with a new signing. Nat Finney has joined the squad which has its first test on Sunday when Taringa visit Wolter Park, kick-off 4pm. Nat, who can play in a variety of central positions, has played at Grange, Newmarket, Mitchelton and Virginia,…