Month: December 2021

A Christmas Message from Elizabeth Re

A Christmas Message from Elizabeth Re 2021 Football Hall of Fame WA Committee

Elizabeth Re, President of the Football Hall of Fame WA, along with our board members wishes everyone a relaxing and happy Christmas with family and friends. As we leave the rigours and confines of 2021, we know we have survived with the help of our families and friends. Our strength and commitment to move forward and […]

Overcoming Stormy Days: the Perth Glory Story 2013-2021

Overcoming Stormy Days: the Perth Glory Story 2013-2021 Perth Glory celebrate winning the 2018-19 A-League Premiership

In celebration of Perth Glory’s 25th anniversary the Football Hall of Fame WA presents the sixth and final instalment of the clubs’ history, in which we look back on the happenings of the past eight years. Perth Glory’s quest for a first trophy since winning the 2003/04 National Soccer League title seemed a distant dream […]

Vale Kees Scheepens

Vale Kees Scheepens Vale black armband

The Football Hall of Fame WA is saddened to hear of the passing of Morley Windmills stalwart Cornelis ‘Kees’ Scheepens. A former State team representative, Kees passed away following a long illness on 17 November 2021, aged 79. Hailing from Brabant in southern Holland, Kees arrived in Perth in 1954 and a few years later […]

1992: Local Quartet Shines in Young Socceroos Defeat of Brazil

1992: Local Quartet Shines in Young Socceroos Defeat of Brazil 1993 Australia U20 representatives

The samba drums may have been pounding but it was the Young Socceroos that danced to the rhythm in defeating Brazil 1-0 in the opening game of the SBS Youth Challenge Series. An enthusiastic crowd of 10,000 turned out at Fremantle Oval on the evening of 5 December 1992 to witness Australia take on the […]

Perth to Host Five Women’s World Cup Games

Perth to Host Five Women’s World Cup Games 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup logo

Perth will host five games at the 2023 Women’s World Cup following an overnight announcement by FIFA. The world’s governing body confirmed the 64-fixture match schedule for the 32-team tournament co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand between 20th July to 6th August, 2023. Five group stage games will be played at Perth Rectangular Stadium (aka […]