Month: October 2019

It’s anniversary time for Eddie Lennie

It’s anniversary time for Eddie Lennie Eddie Lennie

IT IS 21 years since Edward McGregor Lennie OAM JP, to give him his full name and titles, made history by becoming the first referee from Western Australia to officiate at the FIFA World Cup finals.He was, in fact, the only whistler from Australia among a group of the world’s best 34 referees and 33 […]

WA’s first team of football champions

WA’s first team of football champions 1909 Western Australia and South Australia State squads

IT WAS 110 years ago that a Western Austrailan senior State squad ventured into the unknown – and stunned their opponents on the east coast of Australia. Organised football in WA had entered its 14th season of operation and apart from metropolitan selects playing developing townships like Collie, Bunbury, Albany and the Goldfields; the only […]

Football Hall of Fame WA to get a new look

Football Hall of Fame WA to get a new look Derek

THE Football Hall of Fame WA will unveil a New Logo…launch a new Association…and make presentations to three of the record-achieving Greats of the Game at a special function at Dorrien Gardens on November 15.Many of the Hall of Fame’s Legends and Inductees will attend the event which will also attract some of West Australia’s […]

Praise and award for Julius Re the visionary

Praise and award for Julius Re the visionary Julius Re

FORMER WA Soccer Federation President and Secretary Julius Re, who has served football in Western Australia for the past seven decades, received the Football West Life Member Award at a ceremony at Optus Stadium on October 12.The 87-year-old received his certificate from former Football West chairman Kevin Campbell. The honour was originally ratified at Football […]