Month: August 2019

Aussie honours for WA’s Dylan and Collette

Aussie honours for WA’s Dylan and Collette Dylan Tombides

TWO West Australians, Football Hall of Fame WA inductee Dylan Tombides and former Matildas star Collette McCallum, have had national awards named after them.Football Federation Australia (FFA) and Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) announced the introduction of the new awards to recognise players representing Australia’s junior national teams.FFA Chairman Chris Nikou said the awards would celebrate the […]

RIP Barrie Greenwood, a man of so many parts

RIP Barrie Greenwood, a man of so many parts Barry Greenwood and Julius Re

BARRIE Greenwood, former WA State team manager, referee, author and TV and radio commentator, died on August 13 after a lengthy illness. He was 84.Originally from Rochdale in England, Barrie arrived in Western Australia on the SS Fairsea in September, 1958 and almost immediately linked up as a player with Caledonian, playing as a left-half […]

Bob’s birthday bash with a difference

Bob’s birthday bash with a difference Bob Brown and Julius Re

DOUBLE congratulations are due to Football Hall of Fame WA inductee Bob Brown.He was 89 years young (!) on August 9 – and his birthday celebrations were enhanced when he was presented with a plaque to commemorate his role as Team Manager of the WA State team that faced the might of Manchester United at […]