Month: August 2020

Who would want to be a referee?

Who would want to be a referee? Louis Prospero, Simon Micallef, Steve Muldoon and Frank Moretti

WHEN football moved from strictly amateur to semi-professional in 1960, the demands on referees also changed. Pre-1960 it wasn’t unusual to see a club official in charge in the middle, or on the line – but now a high degree of professionalism is required among whistle blowers.WA football historian Richard Kreider recalls in his excellent […]

Derek whistles up a piece of WA history

Derek whistles up a piece of WA history Derek

FORMER WA State youth team player and referee, Derek Minett, has made a valuable contribution to the Football Hall of Fame WA’s request for memorabilia that, it is hoped, will one day be displayed at a Football Museum.Derek has donated the State team blazer he wore (as a 16-year-old) during the WA under-18 team’s tour […]

Bob Brown celebrates a magnificent milestone

Bob Brown celebrates a magnificent milestone Brown

WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S football family would like to pass on many congratulations to Football Hall of Fame WA inductee Bob Brown, who will celebrate the magnificent milestone of his 90th birthday on August 9.To mark the occasion, Football Hall of Fame Committee chairman Louis Prospero made a special presentation of a framed Certificate of Appreciation to […]