Category: Remember When

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 […]

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 […]

Remember When…WA so close to huge upsets

Remember When…WA so close to huge upsets Wa V Roma

THE WA State team has enjoyed much success since semi-pro football changed the face of the game in 1960…but two of the most memorable efforts against international opponents ended up in losses for the locals. And both, coincidentally, were against Italian visitors – AS Roma and AC Milan. BRETT KLUCZNIK writes; AS ROMA, one of […]

Remember When…A Tricolore Treble

Remember When…A Tricolore Treble East Fremantle Tricolore

TO CELEBRATE the 60th anniversary of the introduction of semi-pro football in WA we kick off our series highlighting some of the most notable achievements (by teams and individuals) in those six decades by paying tribute to East Fremantle Tricolore, the first team to win three successive league titles.The greatest rivalry in the early years […]