Month: November 2019

Pim Verbeek helped WA make World Cup history

Pim Verbeek helped WA make World Cup history Pim Verbeek

PIM Verbeek, the Dutch-born coach who led Australia to the World Cup finals in South Africa in 2010, will always have a special place in the history of football in Western Australia.Verbeek, who died on November 28 at the age of 63 (four years after being diagnosed with cancer), was the first Socceroos coach to […]

Thanks for the marvelous memories, Peter

Thanks for the marvelous memories, Peter Katina Dudley

THE Committee of the Football Hall of Fame WA has stepped up its search for memorabilia that could one day be put on display to reflect the 120 year-plus history of the game in Western Australia.Several individuals and significant organisations have already indicated their desire to help finance the setting up of a Football Museum […]

Our salute to the three history-makers

Our salute to the three history-makers Ron Adair, Theo Paap and Eddie Lennie

THREE of the history-makers of Western Australian football were honoured at a special Football Hall of Fame WA function at Dorrien Gardens on November 15.Hall of Fame Legend Ron Adair, Hall of Champions inductee Theo Paap and Hall of Recognition member Eddie Lennie were presented with Special Merit Awards to salute their outstanding achievements – […]

A salute to Con Purser, our Olympic trail-blazer

A salute to Con Purser, our Olympic trail-blazer Con Purser

WITH AUSTRALIA’S bid to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games football tournament in Japan on the line when they take part in the Asia Under-23 championship in Thailand in January, it’s time to remember WA’s first Olympic footballer – Collie-born Con Purser.Con captained the WA State team in an Olympic Games trial against Australia at […]

Inductees can see Perth Glory in action

Inductees can see Perth Glory in action Derek

THANKS to Perth Glory, Football Hall of Fame WA inductees have the chance to see WA’s only A-League team in action at HBF Park this season. The Glory have made available 10 free tickets to each home game in the 2019-20 Hyundai A-League.But only those who have been inducted into the Football Hall of Fame […]