Month: October 2016

Hall of Fame to honour four women

Hall of Fame to honour four women Helen Lumley

FOUR women will be inducted into the Football Hall of Fame WA at the 20th anniversary Gala Dinner/Induction Night at Crown Perth on November 26.They include two from country regions – Geraldton-based Helen Lumley and Debbie Farrell from Bunbury.The others are former WA women’s association president Janette Spencer and former State team player Michele Matthews.It […]

Posthumous tributes to Tombides and Davies

Posthumous tributes to Tombides and Davies Dylan Tombides

TWO posthumous awards will be made at the Football Hall of Fame WA 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner/Induction Night in the Grand Ballroom at Crown Perth on November 26.Budding superstar Dylan Tombides, who tragically died from testicular cancer at the age of 20 in 2014, will be inducted into the Hall of Merit for Players. He […]

THE POWER AND THE GLORY

THE POWER AND THE GLORY Roger Lefort, Paul Afkos, Nick Tana, Peter Filopoulos and Tony Sage

WA’S LEADING football historian, Richard Kreider, snapped up a bit of history at nib stadium on Saturday, October 8.To celebrate Perth Glory’s 20th anniversary since being admitted to Australia’s national football family, the club’s former owners and current owner – plus chief executives – got together.It was a rare photo opportunity and Kreider was there […]

Mickey Brennan’s Unique Double

Mickey Brennan’s Unique Double Michael Brennan Brennan

FORMER Manchester City player Mickey Brennan can claim a special place in WA football history.He is considered to be the only person to have coached the winners of both the State League title and the State Amateur league championship.“I guided West Perth Macedonia, as they were called in those days, to the semi-pro league crown […]

ARISE, SIR STEVE!

ARISE, SIR STEVE! Steve Hawkins

STEVE Hawkins will make history when he becomes the first former Armadale semi-pro player to be inducted into the Football Hall of Fame WA at the 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner/Induction Night at Crown Perth on November 26.And although the induction doesn’t quite equate to the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, his mates are already calling him […]

Perth stars set to be honoured

Perth stars set to be honoured 1992 Young Socceroos team

WHAT has been a memorable year for Perth Soccer Club will be capped off when many former players are inducted into the Football Hall of Fame WA at the 20th anniversary Gala Dinner/Induction Night at Crown Perth on November 26.Former Socceroos international Chris Coyne, who had a spell with Perth as a teenager and was transferred […]