Day: 11 December 2020

Memories of a Case to treasure…

Memories of a Case to treasure… Memories To Treasure

REMEMBER WHEN…Football Hall of Fame inductee Bob Brown passed on this autographed picture of Liverpool great Jimmy Case and the also great David Brand posing in Bob’s equally great football shop, Sports Forum, in 1993. It was, incidentally, the only football store in WA for many years.Case was 39 at the time and was in […]

WA’s great Asian adventure (Part One)

WA’s great Asian adventure (Part One) Kangeroo

IN OUR celebration of 60 years of professional football in Western Australia, it’s time to turn the focus on the ground-breaking Perth Kangaroos. Here’s Part One of the bold adventure that was costly for some but ultimately changed the face of the game in the West… THE month of July, 1993, was abuzz with speculation […]

Kangaroos take a mighty leap into Asia (Part Two)

Kangaroos take a mighty leap into Asia (Part Two) Wa Team

IN THE continuation of our celebration of 60 years of professional football in Western Australia, we keep the focus on the ground-breaking exploits of Perth Kangaroos. Here’s PART TWO of the bold adventure that changed the face of the game in the West – at a cost to some – but paved the way for […]

RIP Nobby Stiles, a Red Devils icon

RIP Nobby Stiles, a Red Devils icon Nobby Stiles

WORLD Cup-winning England midfielder Nobby Stiles, who visited Perth in 1967 with Manchester United, has died aged 78 after a long illness.He is the seventh member of the England team that started the 1966 World Cup final against West Germany to die, after captain Bobby Moore, Alan Ball, Ray Wilson, Gordon Banks, Martin Peters and […]