Month: May 2015

Ernie and those heady days with Preston

Ernie and those heady days with Preston Ernie Hannigan

ERNIE Hannigan, who died in Perth on May 21, was never forgotten in Lancashire in England where he played for Preston North End in the 1960s.He was interviewed by the Lancashire Evening Post when he was on holiday in Preston in July, 2007.Here, we reprint that interview: THE ACCENT is hard-as-granite Glaswegian, he’s spent the […]

Football West honours John O’Connell

Football West honours John O’Connell Ange Postecoglou and John O'Connell

JOHN O’Connell, the voice of WA football for many decades and a State team record-holder as a player, has been made a Life Member of the State’s ruling body Football West.“It’s a wonderful honour,” said O’Connell, who made a record 41 appearances for the State team during the late 1960s and 1970s and was captain […]