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Football West has launched its referees recruitment campaign for 2019 with a slick promotional video inviting football lovers to “Come On – Give It A Go”. The number of referees and assistant referees continues to grow in both metropolitan and

Futsal course gives young coaches a start

Football West held part one of a community futsal course on the weekend for youngsters looking to take the next step on the coaching ladder. The course, at Lords Recreation Centre in Subiaco, was part of the Department of Local Government,

Participation Agreement workshop

Football West held a Participation Agreement information evening with around 25 club presidents on Monday night. The workshop took place at the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries in Leederville and was hosted by Football West Legal and

Gold Fields U15s finish with 2-0 win

The Gold Fields State Under 15s signed off at the Bali International Football Championships with a 2-0 win over Filipno team Apuesto Bueno United on Friday night. After a goalless first half, the WA side went ahead through a penalty

Queens Park back Stop Violence campaign

All-conquering Queens Park swapped their familiar black and white for orange as they threw their support behind the State Government’s 16 Days in WA to Stop Violence Against Women campaign. Five players from the unbeaten Women’s Premier Division champions joined

2019 South West training centres

UPDATE: Football West is seeking expressions of interest for training centres in the South West which will recommence in the first term of school in 2019. The Football West training centres will run for nine weeks each school term and

Healthy outlook makes Olympic winners

The benefits of going healthy are being felt in Geraldton with junior club Olympic FC the latest to win through the Kicking Off Healthy Clubs program. The Football West-Healthway initiative sees clubs who can demonstrate they have adopted a healthier

Gold Fields State U15s win 9-0

The Gold Fields State Under 15s Boys smashed Japanese side Progresso Sano 9-0 at the Bali International Football Championships on Thursday night. Goals from Kane McEwan (2), Freeman Nyatsambo, Jude Gauntlett (pen), Hamish Van Dieken (2), Daniel Faichney, Carl Dias

Japanese opposition next for West Aussies

The Gold Fields State Under 15s will face Japanese side Progresso Sano on Thursday night in the next stage of the Bali International Championships. The WA team’s hopes of winning the competition were dashed on Wednesday when Malaysian side Felda

Police hail Morley Street Football

A Football West program has been hailed by police as helping reduce juvenile offending at one of Perth’s busiest shopping centres. The four-week Street/Freestyle Football initiative, which is run alongside WA Police, began at Morley Galleria last month and finishes

Football West and Healthway partner to promote healthy clubs

Football West has partnered with Healthway to commence a two-year, $550,000 partnership to improve sporting club environments for children and young people.

Agony as injury-time penalty downs West Aussies

It’s a case of wait and see for the Gold Fields State Under 15 Boys after fate dealt a cruel blow at the Bali International Football Championships on Tuesday. The WA side went down 1-0 to an injury-time penalty against

State U15s start tournament with victory

Goals from Nathan Frith and Hamish Van Dieken ensured the Gold Fields State Under 15 Boys Team won their first match of the Bali International Football Championships on Monday night. The WA side beat Malaysian outfit Felda United 2-1 to

South Coast Baptist visit Banksia Hill

South Coast Baptist College became the latest team to play against the youngsters from Banksia Hill when they visited the detention centre recently. The match was part of an ongoing Football West-Banksia Hill program and finished all-square. Football West Development

Gold Fields U15s win Bali warm-up

The Gold Fields State Under 15 Boys Team have begun their 10-day tour of Bali with a come-from-behind win against strong local side Paradise Football Academy. After arriving in Indonesia at 10pm on Saturday, it was straight to work for

Pararoos settle for silver

The Pararoos completed their 2018 IFCPF Asia-Oceania Championship campaign with a 7-0 loss at the feet of tournament hosts and favourites IR Iran on Thursday. Despite the defeat, Australia finished as silver medallists at the tournament, and booked a ticket

New female 6-a-side competition

Football West is launching a new female six-a-side outdoor competition early in the new year. The Summer Series 2019 competition, which will run over 10 weeks, works out at just $10 per match for each player. The event, open to

Pararoos score seven to reach World Championship

The Pararoos will represent Australia at the 2019 IFCPF World Championship in Seville, Spain next year after Kai Lammert’s side sealed a ticket to the tournament courtesy of a 7-1 win over Jordan in IR Iran overnight. And the squad, containing

Final word on Amateur World Cup

There’s an Africa v Europe triple-header this weekend when the Perth Amateur Soccer World Cup reaches its conclusion. Thirty-nine teams entered the tournament in the first week of October and it has come down to the three finals which will

Silver machine Brad now eyes Para glory

A West Australian who was on the podium at Beijing 2008 and in London four years later is set to secure sporting glory of a different kind tonight when he takes to the field in Iran. Brad Scott won Paralympic

Pararoos on cusp of qualification

The Pararoos’ strong form at the 2018 IFCPF Asia-Oceania Championship continued on Monday with Kai Lammert’s charges securing a 3-0 win over Thailand to ensure that qualification for next year’s World Championship in Spain is now within reach. A double

Regional State sides target Phuket Cup glory

Two Gold Fields State Regional Squads are in Thailand this week to take part in the Phuket Cup. The Under 15 and Under 13 Boys sides flew out of Perth on Sunday night and are in Asia until December 3.

Pararoos hit 11 past Korea

The Pararoos’ 2018 IFCPF Asia-Oceania Championship campaign commenced in convincing fashion on Saturday with Kai Lammert’s charges claiming an 11-0 win over Korea Republic at the Kish Island Olympic Stadium in IR Iran. Needing to finish in the top two

How to contact your Standing Committee

Stakeholders who would like to contact their Standing Committee can do so through a Football West form. Click the link HERE, fill in the details and simply forward the form to Football West. We will then pass it on to

Beach Football tournament in Freo

UPDATE Nov 27: Football West is seeking expressions of interest for a Beach Football tournament in Fremantle in January. Beach Football is one of the fastest flowing and exciting forms of the game, with the emphasis on skill, agility and

The World Football Programme

Join the team this Saturday from 10am to 12pm as they talk football on Radio Fremantle.

Podcast: FFA ACL Prevention Coordinator Kate Beerworth

Football Federation Australia National Injury Prevention and ACL Prevention Coordinator Kate Beerworth joins Football West Development Officer Garry Church and Osric Powell. Kate, who has spent 14 years working with the FFA, shares invaluable insights about ACL injuries and the

Manchester United heading to Perth

Football in Western Australia has pulled off a huge coup with Manchester United heading Down Under to face Perth Glory in 2019. The three-time European champions will also play old-time rivals Leeds United in WA, with both games taking place

Sainsbury helps give Cahill winning send-off

Martin Boyle grabbed a brace on his Caltex Socceroos starting debut as Australia farewelled Tim Cahill in style, beating Lebanon 3-0 at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday night. The 25-year-old struck an opening-half double and laid on a second-half strike for

Three West Aussies in Pararoos squad

On the night that one of Australia’s greatest ever Socceroos, Tim Cahill, bids farewell to national team duty, a group of Australia’s most inspiring footballers will be taking off to represent the nation abroad. The Pararoos, Australia’s national football team

Football West introduces Participation Agreements

Football West is introducing Participation Agreements for the 2019 season. A key component of the Football West 2018-2022 Strategic Plan is to empower Clubs participating in Football West competitions and to improve governance and management practices that will support the

Kerr on AFC Women’s Player of the Year shortlist

Westfield Matildas superstar Sam Kerr is in contention to claim back-to-back AFC Women’s Player of the Year awards as one of three players nominated for the 2018 prize. The 25-year-old West Australian is bidding to become just the second woman to defend

FFA elects new board members

The members of Football Federation Australia today elected four new members onto the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting in Sydney. The newly elected members are Heather Reid, Joseph Carrozzi, Chris Nikou and Remo Nogarotto. They join Kelly

Tom’s Blog: Final whistle on fantastic tour

Football West referee Tom Robinson’s final blog on the recent Referees Development tour. The Football West Referees tour of the UK officially wrapped up last weekend, with the team going their separate ways on Monday night.  After more training sessions,

Shoppers on easy street …

Late night shoppers were treated to an exhibition of Street & Freestyle Football this week. Dozens of youngsters aged between 12-18 took part in the the 2 v 2 and 3 v 3 format at Morley Galleria on Thursday night.

Gold Fields State U15s to play in Bali

The Gold Fields State Under 15 Boys Team have been invited to play in a tournament in Indonesia next month. They will take part in the Bali International Football Championships between December 1-10, which has been organised by the GOBOLABALI

United in a healthy approach

Inglewood United are the latest club to win a $750 football equipment package after embracing the Smarter Than Smoking Kicking Off Healthy Clubs program. The Football West and Healthway initiative rewards clubs who have incorporated healthier practices. These may include

Female coach program to run again

Football West is seeking expressions of interest for a program designed to boost the number of female coaches following the success of a similar initiative this year. The Female Coach Pilot Mentor Program, which ran throughout the 2018 season, will

Walking tall in the Midwest

Football West Development Officers Gordon Duus and Tanya Amazzini helped set up a new regional Walking Football initiative this week. Around 20 people participated in the pilot program at Geraldton’s QEII Community Centre on Monday. The “walkshop” was part of

Tom’s Blog: Best foot forward from Eddie

A team of Football West referees is currently in the UK undertaking a referees development tour. One of the referees, Tom Robinson, is writing a blog for Football West during the trip. Here is his second instalment: The Football West

Coach Costello delighted with Gold Fields Amateur tour

Coach Colm Costello has hailed the Gold Fields State Amateur Team’s victorious tour of Malaysia as a resounding success. The WA side won all three of their matches in the humidity of Sarawak, scoring 10 goals and conceding none. They

State Coaching Conference a success

The State Coaching Conference took place on the weekend with 110 coaches attending the event at ECU Joondalup. Saturday’s conference addressed a number of technical updates of interest,including specific Skill Acquisition Program aspects, and involved both  interactive theory and practical

Five NTC players land Glory scholarships

Five players from the Football West NTC program have been rewarded for their dedication and hard work by earning scholarships to train with Perth Glory throughout the 2018-19 W-League season. Isabella Foletta, Isabella Wallhead, Abbey Green, Liana Cook and Hana

Stajcic surprised by Kerr development

Westfield Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic admits he has been taken aback by watching how Sam Kerr has coped with her emergence into stardom. The West Australian has returned to the squad for the team’s double-header with Chile in the Seven

Ex-Socceroo Foster to speak in Perth

Former Socceroos captain and SBS football analyst Craig Foster will speak in Perth tonight. Foster will give a presentation at Perth SC’s Dorrien Gardens from 7pm. The 49-year-old is one of 12 candidates looking to be elected to the board

Football West teams up with Crystalise

Football West has formed a partnership with Australian-owned and operated asset management solutions company Crystalise in order to promote the continued growth of disability pathways within Western Australian football. Crystalise services the energy, mining and infrastructure sectors and embraces opportunities

Tom’s Blog: Football West refs start UK tour

A team of Football West referees is currently in the UK undertaking a referees development tour. The group consists of nine referees as well as Football West Managers Referees Eddie Lennie and Mathew Cheeseman, the FFA’s A-League Assistant Referees Coach.

Gold Fields Amateur side arrive in Malaysia

The Gold Fields Amateur State Squad arrived in Malaysia on Saturday. The WA team will play three games in eight days, all in Sarawak – against Kuching on Monday, Samarahan on Wednesday and the SWAK Project team on Friday. The

Kerr, De Vanna, Williams in Matildas squad

Westfield Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic today named a 20-player squad for Australia’s two-match ‘Seven Consulting International Series’ against Chile later this month. West Australians Sam Kerr, Lisa De Vanna and keeper Lydia Williams are in the squad. After taking

Community groups get into top gear

Football West and Armadale SC joined forces recently to donate more than $5,000 worth of equipment to local community groups. The Belt Up Cup holders supplied more than $4,500 worth of gear while Football West gave balls, socks, playing strips

ECU Careers in Sport Expo

Football West will be at the ECU Careers in Sport Expo in Joondalup next week to discuss volunteer and employment opportunites. Students attending the expo will hear presentations from industry leaders, meet prospective employers, talk to current students and take

#GetOnside and help bring World Cup to Oz

Football Federation Australia today launched AusBid2023.com – the official website for Australians to #GetOnside and submit registrations of support for Australia’s FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ Bid. This marks another milestone in Australia’s quest to host the world’s biggest women’s

Kick-start Year 11 in SEDA’s 2019 football program

Football West’s sports education partner SEDA has places available in 2019 for Year 11 students seeking to complete senior secondary schooling in a football-focused environment. If you’re interested in completing Year 11 and 12 with classmates who share your passion

State Coaching Conference

Registrations are open for the State Coaching Conference, which take place next month. The conference will address a number of technical updates of interest, including specific Skill Acquisition Program aspects and will bring 50 reaccreditation points to the coaches in

Sam Kerr surprises nine-year-old fan Willow

This is the power of Sam Kerr. This is the power of the Westfield Matildas. This is the power of Women’s Sports. A few months ago, nine-year-old Matildas fan Willow went viral after an emotional video of her opening a

From Country Week to Perth Glory

Perth Glory Women begin their 2018-19 W-League campaign on Sunday with a real mix of well-known talent and local prospects. Top of the list will be Matildas superstar Sam Kerr, of course, while the likes of goalkeeper Eliza Campbell, veteran

Kal gal Caris in State futsal squad

Two six-hour trips to take part in the Gold Fields Women’s State Futsal Team trials have paid dividends for Kalgoorlie player Caris Tonkin. And to make her selection even more impressive, she hadn’t played in a futsal league before. Tonkin

Mandurah youngsters have a ball

Hundreds of youngsters enjoyed a great kickaround on Sunday as part of the Mandurah Children’s Festival. The free family event at the Mandurah Eastern Foreshore, which coincided with National Children’s Week, allowed the children to join in with football activities

Pilbara camp a huge success

Football West was in the Pilbara recently to hold a development camp for players who are part of the Gold Fields Regional State Team. The youngsters, who will travel to either Singapore for the Singa Cup or Thailand for the

Forrestfield in for the skill …

Forrestfield United are the latest club to begin their club Skill Acquisition Program. The program ensures young players get the opportunity to maintain and improve their skill levels out of season and will be a compulsory requirement for all Junior

Old stagers walk tall

More than 50 players stepped up to put on a Walking Football exhibition on Saturday. Players representing Wanneroo City Blue, Wanneroo City Red, Quinns FC, Mandurah Oldolphins and Dana FC played in the pilot tournament at Gibbney Reserve. Quinns won

ALDI MiniRoos Kick Off Programs

Football West has two brand new ALDI MiniRoos Kick Off Programs coming up. The first of the six-week, introductory programs kicks off this Saturday at Perth SC’s Dorrien Gardens, starting at 8.30am. Full registration details are here: https://membership.sportstg.com/regoform.cgi?formID=65688&programID=43515 The second

Women’s Masters a big hit

Football West’s new Women’s Masters is proving a big success with 130 players participating each week. The over-30 competition, which takes place at Celebration Park in Balga, kicked off last Wednesday and has 11 teams signed up. Women from across

Tash’s Tips: Glory star backs healthy drive

Perth Glory Women star Tash Rigby gives some footballing tips as she backs Healthway’s Smarter Than Smoking message and healthy living program.

Situations vacant: Latest coaching and development openings

Football West is looking to fill two coaching positions within its National Training Centre program and is also seeking two Regional Development Officers. The positions in the NTC are an Assistant Coach and a Girls Goalkeeper Coach. The Regional Development

Socceroos outclass Kuwait 4-0

West Aussies Trent Sainsbury and Josh Risdon helped get Graham Arnold’s reign as new Caltex Socceroos boss off to a dream start with Australia crushing Kuwait 4-0 this morning. In a perfect beginning to Australian football’s new era, the Caltex

Strong turnout for State futsal trial

Football West’s trials for the Gold Fields Women’s State Futsal Team attracted a strong turnout on Sunday – including three players who travelled from Kalgoorlie to take part. The trials, which took place at Ballajura Sports Centre, are to represent

Nicol, Jukic take top awards

Football West crowned its Players of the Year at the 2018 All Flags WA Football Awards at Crown Perth on Saturday night. Daryl Nicol of ECU Joondalup won the All Flags Men’s Gold Medal, while Katarina Jukic from Queens Park

Refs awards night a big success

The 2018 All Flags Referee Awards were held in the Ellis Room at the Bendat Basketball Centre last Friday. The event was the first time the referees and assistant referees had their own awards night in over a decade. “It

Kerr nominated for first ever women’s Ballon d’Or

West Australian Sam Kerr has been nominated for the inaugural Women’s Ballon d’Or award in 2018. The Westfield Matildas forward, 25, is joined by another 14 of the best players in the world in the nominations, chosen by editorial staff

Cook serves up Glory win

A brace from Liana Cook gave Perth Glory a hard-fought 3-1 win against the Gold Fields Women’s State Team in the Women’s Challenge Cup at Coker Park on Saturday. Cook gave Glory the lead early before Jacynta Galabadaarachchi doubled the

Goals for Grassroots

The Hyundai Goals for Grassroots program is set to kick off on November 3, marked by Perth Glory’s first local game of the season.

Connecting fans through ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off

In keeping with FFA’s Whole of Football plan to connect more fans with football in Australia, FFA are excited to introduce a new sample ticket offer to all ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off participants that register during post-season, 2018  and pre-season, 2019.

Dolphins stay afloat

Mandurah City will play State League Division One football next season after a thrilling 5-3 penalty shoot-out win against a gallant Swan United in the Relegation & Promotion Play off Final second leg at Securitas Protect Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Football West partners with LNJSA

Football West is delighted to announce it has signed a service agreement with the Leeuwin Naturaliste Junior Soccer Association (LNJSA). Football West will provide the LNJSA a full time development officer who will be based in the South West. Football

Vote now for the 2018 Goal of the Season

Voting is now open for the 2018 Goal of the Season – and by voting, you could win $200!

Mandurah hold Play Off edge over Swan

Mandurah City will head into Wednesday’s State League Relegation & Promotion Play Off Final second leg with the advantage after a 2-1 win on the road against Swan United in the first leg at Francis Street on Sunday afternoon. Reece

Keeper Dal Busco is Balcatta’s spot-kick hero

Keeper Gabby Dal Busco was the spot-kick hero as Balcatta upset Queens Park to win the Women’s Top Four Cup. Having saved Katrina Jukic’s regulation time spot-kick to salvage a 0-0 draw and take the game to penalties, Dal Busco

Healthy benefits for Football West clubs

Football clubs across WA are reaping the benefits of becoming more healthy – on and off the pitch. Football West has teamed up with the State Government’s Healthway foundation to encourage clubs to offer healthier options to players and in

Smarter Than Smoking Country Week: All the winners

More than 1,000 girls and boys took part in the 2018 Smarter than Smoking Country Week, with some outstanding talent from regional WA on show at UWA Sports Park, McGillvray Oval. CHAMPIONS Under 11’s Cahill Under 14’s Kerr Winner Peel

WA sides finish National Youth Championships

The Gold Fields Under 13 and Under 14 State sides completed their campaigns at the National Youth Championships in Coffs Harbour on Friday. The Under 13s went down 5-2 to Northern NSW, with ECU Joondalup’s Toby Snook building on his

Balcatta face huge task to stop Queens Park

Balcatta must find an answer to the question no side has been able to solve this season when they play in Sunday’s Women’s Top Four Cup Final – how do you beat Queens Park? The Cannington side will complete an

Matoba preserves unbeaten record

The Gold Fields Under 14 State Team are one match from completing an unbeaten week at the National Youth Championships in Coffs Harbour. The Football West side rallied to draw 2-2 against Tasmania today, extending their undefeated run to six

Mandurah survive scare to reach final

Mandurah City survived an outrageous late charge from Wanneroo City on Wednesday night to book their place in the Division One/Two Promotion & Relegation Play Off Final. Having won the first leg 2-1, Mandurah – despite having had Maxwell Snelson

Swan Unted reach Play Off Final

Swan United are on the cusp of promotion to State League Division One after a convincing 3-0 second leg win over Dianella White Eagles which secured a 6-2 aggregate victory in their Promotion & Relegation Play Off Semi Final. A

Snook blasts WA U13s to two wins

Toby Snook was on fire for the Gold Fields Under 13 State side today as the ECU Joondalup youngster helped the WA side to two wins on day three of the National Youth Championships in Coffs Harbour. Snook scored a

New sponsor flies the flag for top players

As excitement builds before the WA Football Awards next month, Football West is proud to announce we have a new sponsor for our Gold Medal honours. The name of All Flags Signs and Banners will proudly adorn the medals which

FFA unveils new rego system in Perth

Football Federation Australia rolled out its new registration program to Football West members in Perth on Tuesday night. FFA Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Marketing Officer Luke Bould and Digital Program Manager Thomas Fowell gave a presentation on the new

Put your best fut forward …

Team nominations are now open for Football West’s 2018 Smarter Than Smoking Junior Futsal competition. The competition will run from Sunday, October 14 to Sunday, December 16. Each team will require a minimum of seven players and a maximum of

McEwan double gives Under 14s third win

Two goals from ECU Joondalup’s Kane McEwan gave the Gold Fields Under 14 State team a third successive victory at the National Youth Championships. McEwan’s brace was enough for the WA side to beat Football NSW’s No1 “Blue” team 2-1

De Vanna heads Matildas’ Euro tour

Westfield Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic today announced a squad of 18 players for Australia’s forthcoming two-match European tour. Stajcic’s side will take on France in Saint-Etienne and England in London in early October. The squad is headlined by Lisa

WA sides victorious at NYC

Football West has made a winning start to day two of the National Youth Championships at Coffs Harbour with the Gold Fields Under 13 and Under 14 State sides defeating their Capital Football counterparts. After yesterday’s deluge there were more

Queens Park one step from Treble

Queens Park’s unbeaten season continued as they booked their spot in the Women’s Top Four Cup Final with a 3-1 win over Fremantle City at Grindleford Reserve on Sunday. Katrina Jukic (2) and Tia Stonehill scored to set up a

Balcatta into Top Four Final

Balcatta held off a fast-finishing Northern Redbacks to book their Women’s Top Four Cup Final ticket with a 2-1 win at Grindleford Reserve on Sunday. Cassandra Harvey and Tessa De Leo grabbed goals either side of half-time before Renee Leota’s

Kingsley win cup thriller after Johnson double

Sean Johnson was the two-goal hero as Kingsley beat Leeming Strikers 2-1 to win the Belt Up Amateur Cup Final at Perth Plasterboard Centre Stadium on Sunday. Following a relatively incident-free first half, the match exploded after the break with

Strikers keep something in reserve

Leeming Strikers defeated league champions Kingsley 2-1 to lift the Belt Up Amateur Reserves Cup at Perth Plasterboard Centre Stadium on Sunday. Oli Mortensen gave Leeming the lead, yet after the break Golden Boot winner Luke Dove equalised from the

Poignant final win for AFC Joondalup

AFC Joondalup put a tough season behind them by taking out the Belt Up Masters Cup Final with a 3-0 win against Kingsley – and then dedicated the success to former player Garin Collins, who passed away early this year.

Turner double gives Hillarys the prize

A brace from Hillarys FC striker Thomas Turner gave them a 2-0 win against Sorrento Vikings in the 2018 Belt Up Metropolitan Cup Final at Perth Plasterboard Centre Stadium on Sunday morning. It could have been more on the day,

Swan edge Dianella despite lapse

Swan United will take a slender 3-2 lead into the second leg of their Promotion & Relegation Play Off  Semi Final against Dianella White Eagles on Wednesday night, although it could have been much better. It looked like the home

Mandurah deal Wanneroo late blow

An injury time penalty from substitue Joseph O’Brien gave Mandurah City a 2-1 away win at Wanneroo City in the first leg of their Division One/Two Promotion & Relegation Play Off Semi Final on Saturday afternoon. Wanneroo looked to have