Month: December 2017

Fans helped WA make headlines at Old Trafford

Fans helped WA make headlines at Old Trafford Bob Brown and Francis Burns

SEVERAL members of the Manchester United Supporters Club of Western Australia took part in the Football Hall of Fame’s 21st birthday celebrations on December 12.And they were thrilled to meet up with one their heroes – former Manchester United star Francis Burns, who played over 120 games for the Red Devils between 1965 and 1972.Burns […]

Vaughan steals Prospero’s thunder!

Vaughan steals Prospero’s thunder! Louis Prospero

ALTHOUGH Football Hall of Fame chairman Louis Prospero scored the goal of the match, he was upstaged by former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan who showed he still possesses a keen competitive edge when he led Western Australia’s old rivals to victory in the traditional Football Ashes contest at Dorrien Gardens on December 12.Vaughan, a talented […]

Great memories at Hall of Fame birthday celebrations

Great memories at Hall of Fame birthday celebrations Christian Ducasse and Francis Burns

THE Football Hall of Fame WA marked its 21st birthday on December 12 with a celebratory dinner attended by a gathering of some of the State’s greatest players, who also enjoyed a wonderful stroll down memory lane with a former Manchester United star.Francis Burns, who won a European Cup medal with the Red Devils in […]

When the Falcons swooped for a rare treat…

When the Falcons swooped for a rare treat… 1996 Inglewood Kiev squad

IT HAS been a huge year of anniversaries…Perth Glory, Football West and the Football Hall of Fame all celebrating milestones…but one which has received scant attention is the 20th anniversary of Inglewood’s only State League championship success.The club’s historian, Brett Klucznik, writes: “In a sensational finish to the 1996 State League season, Inglewood Falcons (as […]

Hall of Fame’s 21 years of great achievement

Hall of Fame’s 21 years of great achievement Football Hall Of Fame 21st Birthday Celebration advert

THE FOOTBALL Hall of Fame WA will celebrate its 21st birthday at a special anniversary function to be held at Dorrien Gardens on Tuesday, December 12.Apart from marking the foundation of what was Australia’s first history-making football Hall of Fame, the festivities will also include the 21st birthday of another special event – the WA […]