Former Socceroos captain and Brisbane Roar player Craig Moore remains in a Dubai jail.

It may be Sunday before he fronts court, on charges he was involved in a drunken altercation with police.

Eleisha Rogers reports.

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It’s a mighty fall from grace for the celebrated soccer international.

Craig Moore’s been in police custody in Dubai since Wednesday, over an alleged alcohol-related incident.

Dubai, a devout Muslim country, has very strict alcohol consumption regulations.

Brisbane Roar coach Ange Postecoglou says no one ever wants to be in the position Moore is in.

Ange Postecoglou, Roar Coach: “It’s a tough situation, he’s got a family and obviously we need to get him back home pretty quickly, I assume that process has started already, and hopefully it’s resolved quickly.”

But, the focus of Brisbane Roar is on their clash against A-League leaders, Adelaide United, this weekend.

They hope they can have their own victory after the devastating defeat to Melbourne.

Postecoglou says the loss of mid-fielder Henrique to injury, opens an opportunity for other players.

Ange Postecoglou, Roar Coach: “Reinaldo has had a game and a half, he’s fully fit and we’re hoping he’ll take it to another level, we know he’s really keen to and just other people have to pick up the slack.”

The Brisbane coach is happy enough to have fifteen players able to take the field.

Jean Carlo Solorzano is set to come off the bench this weekend, with senior players confident of his skills.

Erik Paartalu, Roar Midfielder: “Yeah he’s been good he gets himself into some great positions and he can certainly finish a ball, which has been good fo us, very positive, on the end of things, and he’s quite physical and throws himself off at a lot of stuff inside the box.”

The Roar’s strategy for tomorrow, use their home ground advantage.

Ange Postecoglou, Roar Coach: “Hopefully we start at putting some pressure on them straight away from the first whistle.”

Eleisha Rogers, QUT News.