Month: August 2016

Golden celebrations for golden whistler Barry

Golden celebrations for golden whistler Barry Barry Harwood

BARRY Harwood, one of WA’s most decorated referees, is celebrating a double anniversary this year.It’s 50 years since Barry left behind a chance to cheer on England’s World Cup triumph in 1966 to chase a new life – and a new career – in Australia.And it’s 25 years since he put away his whistle for […]

Vale Peter Atkinson, a true gentleman of the game

Vale Peter Atkinson, a true gentleman of the game Peter Atkinson

PETER Atkinson, who was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame WA’s Hall of Merit for Players in 2012, has died at the age of 82.Peter passed away on August 6.Born in the English seaside town of Blackpool, where the legendary Stanley Matthews performed so many of his amazing feats for the local club, Peter […]