Roar coach backs A-League rookie keeper

November 29, 2013
By Ed Jackson
Brisbane coach Mike Mulvey is confident rookie goalkeeper Matt Acton can handle the pressure of being thrust into the first A-League start of his senior career.

Acton will go between the posts for the league leader's clash with Perth at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday after regular `keeper Michael Theo succumbed to a shoulder injury.

Mulvey confirmed Theo and defender Jade North (groin) will both miss the match against the Glory, giving 21-year-old Acton his debut for the Roar.
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