Month: July 2020

WA’s big hand in the foundation of football

WA’s big hand in the foundation of football Fa Medal

FROM THE VAULTS…There is a West Australian link to the foundation of the English Football Association. Perth-born Frederick Henry Moore was among those who gathered at the Freemasons’ Tavern near Covent Garden in London in 1863 to agree on a set of rules for football, effectively giving birth to the game as we know it […]

From old to young, when Perth Italia ruled

From old to young, when Perth Italia ruled Perth Italia

REMEMBER WHEN…IT’S 30 years since Perth Italia achieved an incredible catalogue of thrilling successes through all age groups, with the club boasting a line-up of some of the best coaches in WA.Ken Worden, and his assistant Ian Buckley, led the first team to a hat-trick of senior triumphs in 1990.They claimed the Night Series crown […]

Barry’s bonanza boosts future Museum stock

Barry’s bonanza boosts future Museum stock More Memoriablia

BARRY Harwood, one of Western Australia’s – and Australia’s – most decorated referees, has responded to the Football Hall of Fame WA’s request for memorabilia by donating a treasured collection of seven boxes, which includes a FIFA Blazer.Barry, who was born in England and originally came to Perth in 1966, is leaving WA this month […]