Month: October 2017

Preserving the Devils historic trip to WA

Preserving the Devils historic trip to WA 1967 Western Australia vs Manchester United pennant

A RARE Pennant that was presented to the WA State team by Manchester United during the English club’s Australian tour 50 years ago has been discovered.The Red Devils beat WA 7-0 in an international challenge game in front of a then record crowd of 20,600 at the WACA Ground on June 27, 1967. Bob Brown, […]

Our tribute to Bobby Charlton at 80

Our tribute to Bobby Charlton at 80 Bobby Charlton

SIR BOBBY Charlton celebrated his 80th birthday on October 11. He is arguably Manchester United and England’s greatest player – but he also has a special place in the hearts of football fans in Western Australia.He first came to WA 50 years ago when Manchester United played an international challenge game against the State team at […]

Happy 21st for the WA State team ‘millionaires’

Happy 21st for the WA State team ‘millionaires’ Robbie Zabica

IT’S 21 years since the WA State team, captained by former Socceroo goalkeeper and Football Hall of Fame Legend Robbie Zabica, performed for an audience of approximately 60 million.The occasion was the first visit to Perth of the Indonesian national team which used a challenge match against WA as a warm-up before taking part in […]