Month: June 2020

Floreat Athena’s year of Super domination

Floreat Athena’s year of Super domination Floreat

REMEMBER WHEN…FLOREAT Athena became the first team to win the new Super League championship in 1988 – and they made it an extra special celebration in what was the “Bicentennial Year of Australia” by claiming the top scorer award (Paul Wormley), the Rothmans Gold Medal (Jeff Curran), the D’Orsogna Cup and the Top Four crown.Stirling Macedonia […]

RIP WA goalkeeping great Tony Witschge

RIP WA goalkeeping great Tony Witschge Tony Witschge

ONE OF Western Australia’s goalkeeping greats, Tony Witschge, has died. He was reported to have suffered a massive heart attack on Saturday, June 20. He was 64 years of age.Born in WA of Dutch heritage, Tony was a junior with Caledonian, but began his senior career with Melville Alemannia (1972-74) and then played with Ascot […]

Goodbye and good luck to Barry Harwood

Goodbye and good luck to Barry Harwood Goodbye Barry

ONE OF WA’s greatest and most decorated referees, Football Hall of Fame inductee Barry Harwood, is leaving Perth next month to live overseas.Barry said: “I would very much like to extend A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU to everyone that has been a part of my life in Perth especially in the Western Australian Football World […]

Football gets a new headquarters in WA

Football gets a new headquarters in WA Samantha Kerr

FOOTBALL in Western Australia is celebrating following the announcement from Premier Mark McGowan that the State Government has pledged the $16.25 million balance to build a State Football Centre at Queens Park, in the City of Canning.The news guarantees the sport in WA will have its own Home of Football for the first time. Mr […]

A star-studded State female line-up

A star-studded State female line-up Gold Fields State Team

FIVE Football Hall of Fame WA inductees, including Hall of Legends member Sandra Brentnall, have been named in the Football West Gold Fields State Senior Women’s Dream Team.Sandra, who joined the elite Hall of Legends group in 2012, is one of many stand-outs in a Dream Team pick that was chosen by Football West (with […]

Football West honours Peter Dimopoulos

Football West honours Peter Dimopoulos Peter Dimopolous

FORMER Football Hall of Fame WA Committee member Peter Dimopoulos has been honoured by ruling body Football West as the coach of the Gold Fields Senior Women’s State Dream Team.Football West (with input from the WA football public) decided to celebrate the contribution of the many fine female players to have represented the State at […]

A State Junior Team to dream about…

A State Junior Team to dream about… State Team Junior

FOOTBALL West has revealed its Gold Fields State Junior Boys Dream Team – and what a line-up it is, underlining the huge wealth of talent that has come through the WA football ranks at junior level over the past century.It is Football West’s way of celebrating the Best of the Best youngsters from Junior State […]