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Women’s football and an independent A-League the big winners from CRWG report

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: Football in the Media

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Women’s football and the Australian Association of Football Clubs (AAFC) are the big the winners from the Congress Review Working Group’s (CRWG) report to FIFA, which also earmarks the potential for an independent A-League as soon as 2019-20.

The report, which was submitted to FIFA in Zurich on 31 July but distributed to the public by the involved stakeholders with the blessings of FIFA today, lays bare its recommendations for fixing the governance crisis currently engulfing Australian football; key of which is the recommendation for the expansion of the FFA congress.

Currently the smallest and least democratic in world football with only ten members (nine representatives member federations and one representative for the A-League and W-League body the Association of Professional Football Clubs Australia) the congress would be expanded from 10 to 29 under the newly proposed model.

Under the new system, member federations would receive 55 votes, the APFCA would receive 28, the players union Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) seven and a newly established Women’s Football Council 10.

The creation of the Women’s Council is one of the key recommendations of the report and shows a clear push by the members of the group to bring Australian into line with FIFA’s policy on gender equality.

The report outlines the makeup of this newly established Women’s Football Council would be made up of an independent chair, three representatives from Member Federations, three from the PFA and three from the APFCA.

This structure, as well as giving greater representation to women, would also effectively bring the voting powers of the PFA and APFCA in the new congress to 10 and 31 respectively.

Explicitly mentioned in the report outlining the expansion of the Congress is the objections of the FFA Board to the CRWG’s proposed model.

The CRWG’s proposed Congress model

The report also makes specific mention of the AAFC several times, including outlining a pathway for the body seeking to give NPL a voice at the national level a clear pathway to gaining acceptance into the Congress as a recognised special interest group.

Importantly for the AAFC, their previous efforts at gaining representation have been recognised by the CRWG, meaning that they could be recognised as full voting rights members of the Congress by July next year.

Other interest groups, such as fans, coaches and futsal would have to begin a longer pathway to membership of the congress that begins with a two-year qualifying period under a process outlined in detail in the report.

Any new A-League clubs added to the A-League through expansion would qualify for two votes within the Congress once admitted to the relevant competitions.

Aside from the Congress, the biggest news to come from the report is the CRWG’s recommendations surrounding a pathway to an alternative A-League governance model, that could see an independent A-League, W-League and Y-League as soon as the 2019-20 season.

Noting that, once again, the FFA Board objected to the proposal, the CRWG outlined plans for the creation of a ‘New League’s Working Group’ (NLWG) that would, in consultation with key stakeholders such as the PFA, APFCA, Member Federations and the FFA, work towards a proposal for a new organisation by next April.

The mandate of the NLWG shall be comprised of two key objectives/phases of work, being:

1. To consider, evaluate and make recommendations for consideration by the FFA Board and FFA Congress respectively in relation to a new governance model for the professional leagues in Australia (A-League, W-League and Y-League); and

2. To consider, evaluate and negotiate terms and make recommendations for consideration by the FFA Board and FFA Congress respectively in relation to legal and commercial aspects pertaining to the new A-League model.

The Congress Review Working Group Report – Pg. 50

Beyond changes to the Congress and the A-League, the report also recommends that further steps to ensure that it is fully compliant with FIFA statutes on human rights, including the employing of an expert on business and human rights to report on what the FFA needs to do to embed respect for human rights across it’s international and domestic operations.

Alex Wilkinson, president of the PFA, welcomed the release of the report.

“I’ve been part of the A-League since the very first season and seen it evolve,” Wilkinson said.

“There was a time when we needed absolute support but the competitions – both the A-League and the W-League – are now ready and mature enough to step out on their own.

“What this report has proposed is a plan to ensure all areas of the sport will be stronger. Not only the professional leagues but also the national teams and development pathways; as each stakeholder will be able to contribute to building the league and then focusing on their own areas of expertise.”

Greg Griffin, who serves as chair and CEO of the APFCA, also welcomed the public’s chance to view the report.

“This report and its recommendations represent an opportunity for a new era of collaboration, transparency and democracy for Australian Football,” the former Adelaide United executive said.

“They are borne from a process of unprecedented cooperation and engagement between the diverse stakeholders of our game – interactions that should be given every chance of becoming the cornerstone of a brighter future for the entire game.”

FFA responded with a statement of their own, outlining their concerns.

“FFA has been supportive of the CRWG process from the beginning and is committed to working constructively with all stakeholders,” chairman Steven Lowy said.

“There are many elements of the report which are positive steps and wholly supported by the FFA board.

“However, there are also some crucial aspects of the report which the FFA board does not believe are in the best interests of the game and are inconsistent with its guiding principles submitted at the beginning of the process.”

THE FULL CRWG REPORT CAN BE READ HERE

CRWG-Report-final-31-07-2018-For-Publication

Women’s football and an independent A-League the big winners from CRWG report

The World Football Programme 107.9FM Media Wrap for Saturday August 18, 2018

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: Football in the Media

Penny Tanner and Pete Szkiela bring you the week’s football News from 10AM WA time through to noon.

The guest lineup for this week’s show is:

10-10.25AM Andrew Arena, Vic Park Victory and Coaches Association. Catch up with General football banter for the week
10.30AM Paul Wade, former Socceroos Captain. FFA reforms, impending changes and impact on Australian football, from grass roots to international teams
10.50-11.10AM Gordon Duus, Football West Inclusive Development Officer, programmes, Cups and carnivals
11.15-11.30AM Matthew Stacey, Perth Glory Supporter, Club squad news, memberships and Pre Season Tour
1130-12NOON Chris Barty, ParaRoos Goal Keeper, squad news and ParaRoos Movie

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The World Football Programme 107.9FM Media Wrap for Saturday August 11, 2018

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: Football in the Media

Sean Kelly and Don Evans bring you the week’s football News from 10AM WA time through to noon.

The guest lineup for this week’s show is:

10.10 Tim Budden UWA Man v Fat

10.30 Jessine Bonzas, NTC and Perth Glory Coach on women’s football

11.00 Sam Musca, Referee Standing Committee

11.30 Derek Pollock, Aleague, English Premier League, International banter

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The World Football Programme 107.9FM Media Wrap for Saturday August 4, 2018

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: Football in the Media

Northern Redbacks Tim Hodgson joins the team for a banter on women’s football on The World Football Programme 107.9FM this Saturday morning. Sarah Groube from The Women’s Game jumps in about the Matilda’s latest win in the Tournament of Nations.

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Peter Szkiela (Aleaguestats.com) and Penny TannerHoath (Women’s Football Advocate), talk the week in football with a great line up of local guests.

FFA Cup rounds, state representations and club honours are all in the hat at this, the business end of the season. While the Socceroos had us all hoping for one step further and a few ranks higher in the FIFA rankings, the Matildas are on the verge of another Tournament of Nations Trophy to cap off a huge 12 months of football.

(All WA times)

10-11am South West Football Historian, Ron Moss (growth, challenges and characters of football in the region)
10-11 Tim Hodgson, Northern Redbacks Women’s Soccer Club (Premier and State League football, Matildas)
1030-1130 Sarah Groube (TWG), on Women’s Football
11-11.30 Rabieh Krayem, Chairman AAFC (update on FFA reforms, second tier football)
1130-12 noon Fox Sports Commentator, Simon Hill (Aleague, FFA Cup, National Sports reforms)

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2018 WESTFIELD NATIONAL YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR GIRLS RESULTS

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: State Teams and Programmes

Date: Monday 16th July – Friday 20th July 2018
Venue:  C.ex Coffs International Stadium, Coffs Harbour
Draw: Official Fixtures Draw (Friday) Updated Verison (PDF)
Results: SportsTG (website)
Points Table: Official Points Tables Day 5 (PDF) 
Regulations: 
Official Regulations (PDF)
Parent Information: Parent Information (PDF)
Social Media: 
NNSWF Facebook (website) | NNSWF Twitter (website)


Tournament Wrap-Up

4.35pm Friday 20 July 2018

Newcastle Jets Academy squads were crowned Champions of both the 14 Years and 15 Years age groups at this year’s Westfield National Youth Championships for Girls.

Topping Group A, the Jets’ squads were both too strong for the competing Federation teams, from across the country. The 14 Years winning on goal difference 4 ahead of their nearest rivals NSW Metro Blue and the 15 Years clearing NSW Metro Blue by 3 championship points.

NSW Metro White took out both age groups in Group B.

The week was deemed a great success with girls having the opportunity to compete against fellow footballers at the highest standard whilst having the opportunity to be reviewed by FFA and Federation Technical staff.

However it wasn’t just the players on show, 21 young match officials were invited to officiate the weekend, providing them the opportunity to test their skills on the pitch at high-level matches            .

Highlights

Players of the Tournament

14 Years – Tijan McKenna from Football West

15 Years – Paige Zois from Victoria

Goalkeepers of the Tournament

14 Years – Mia Bailey, Queensland

15 Years – Alix Davies, Football West

Referees of the Tournament

14 Years – Alexandra Jarman, Victoria

15 Years – Rebecca Mackie, NSW

 

Friday 20 July 2018

We’re in the final day of the Westfield National Youth Championships for Girls. Yesterday we saw the 14 Years Championship decided with Newcastle Jets Academy taking out the Group A top spot.

The clear winner won all three games leading up to the decider today when they drew one-all with NSW Metro Blue. Young Jet, Milan Hammond equalised the game in the 52nd minute.

This morning we see local composite North Coast Select team who will have their chance to play Northern Territory at 9.00a

Day 5 Results:

14 Years:

9.00am Northern Territory 3 (K. Kitsos 4′, T. Henderson 25′, B. Kerrin 42′) def. North Coast Select 1 (J. Welch 51′)

9.30am Queensland 8 (J. Jones 6′ & 47′, T. Levin 18′, 39′ & 54′), G.Fogarty 30′, C. Wilson 37′, B. Rowbotham 43′) def. Tasmania 0

10.20am  South Australia 2 (A.Middleton 14′, M.McGranaghan 31′) v NSW Country 1 (M. White 23′)

11.40am Victoria 2 (M. Tobias 33′, A. Adcock 35′) def. Football West 1 (M.Prinsloo 3′)

1.00pm NSW Metro Blue 5 (O.Mitchell 11′, K. Johnson 23′ & 25′, B.Connolly 37′ & 43′) def. Capital Football 1 (S.Grove 9′)

2.20pm Newcastle Jets Academy 2 (M.Bales 15′, E.Murray 58′) def.  NSW Metro White 0

 

15 Years:

9.00am South Australia 1 (E.Murray 29′) def. by NSW Country 3 (Z.Goldsworthy 6′ & 57′, A. Hunt 50′)

10.20am Queensland 0 v Newcastle Jets Academy 2 (J.Morley 31′, Te. Walker 41′)

11.40am Football West 1 (T. Baker 47′) def. by NSW Metro Blue 3 (C.Rue 4′, B. Radman 8′ & S. Hunter 58′)

1.00pm Capital Football 0 def. by Victoria 6 (P.Zois 4′, 15′ & 53′, G.Leo 34′, E. Parbery 36′ & 58′)

2.20pm Tasmania 0 def. by NSW Metro White 9 (C.Holder 1′, T. Wayne 8′, B. Henry 21′, P.Alcorn 31′, E.Gattnora 37′, 39′, 47′ & 49′) A. Nicholas 43′).

 

Thursday 19 July 2018

Day four of the Westfield National Youth Championships for Girls is set to be a cracker with the 14s Groups A and B set to play their final competitive games today.

Newcastle Jets Academy and NSW Metro Blue will battle it out for the Group A Championship title at 2:20 pm, with Capital Football and NSW Metro White meeting for their deciding match at 1.00pm.

With their deciding matches to be played on Friday, 15 Years Group A is currently a tight contest between Newcastle Jets Academy and NSW Metro Blue.

The Jets look to have the upper hand with two remaining matches to play whereas NSW Metro Blue only have one game that will count as their second match is counted as a crossover.

 

Day Four Results

14 Years:

9.00am Tasmania 0 def. by NSW Country 10 (A. Longhurst 8′, OG 21′ & 47′, B. Huxley 14′, E. Hewson 23′ & 25′, A.Crapp 33′, P. Tay 36′, 43′ & 50′).

10.20am Football West 5 (OG 15′, G. Johnston 28′, K. Armstrong 44′ & 50′, M Prinsloo 52′) def. Northern Territory 0

11.40am Victoria 3 (J. Moseshvili 34′, 45′ & 47′) drew Queensland 3 (G. Fogarty 6′, T. Levin 15′, T.Banks 45′)

1.00pm Capital Football 1 (D.Canavan 28′) def. by NSW Metro White 3 (C.Olivia 14′ & 16′, D.Naemi 36′)

2.20pm Emerging Jets 1 (M.Hammond 32′) drew NSW Metro Blue 1 (B.Connolly 22′)

3.40pm NSW Country 2 (P. Tay 34’, A. Longhurst 47’) def. by Football West 5 (M.Yeo 3’, E. Lincoln 9’, M. Prinsloo 25’, OG 28’, G.Johnston 55’)

15 Years:

9.00am Football West 4 (H. Lowry 11′, 31′ & 41′, C. Scott 47′) def. South Australia 2 (A.Curcio 17′ N. Scalzi 43′)

10.20am NSW Metro Blue 2 (I. Chidac 5′, B. Radman 39′)  def. Queensland 1 (A. Cox 8′)

11.40am Emerging Jets 4 (T.Walker 16′, T.Douglas 20′, J.Morley 29′, L.James 33′)  def. Capital Football 0

1.00pm NSW Country 3 (A.Hunt 10′, Z. Goldsworthy 19′ & 57′) def. Tasmania 0

2.20pm Victoria 2 (L.Shannon 22′, K. Nikpour 55′) def. v NSW Metro White 1 (B.Henry 19′)

WEDNESDAY 18 JULY 2018

DAY THREE RESULTS

14 Years:

9:00am Tasmania 0 def. Football West 14 (M. Prinsloo 7′ & 39′, G. Johnston 13′, M. Yeo 17′, 31′ & 35′, K. Armstrong 20′, G. Cassidy 30′, E. Lincoln 33′, 42′ & 45′ , OG 44′, T. Mckenna 51′ & 52′)

9:00am NSW Country 3 (E. Hewson 9′, P. Tay 22′ & 33′) drew Capital Football 3 (C. Mitchell 1′, S. Grove 7′, C. Mitchell 42′)

10:20am Victoria 2 (A. Murphy 24′ & 45′) def. by Newcastle Jets Academy 5 (L. Gooch 3′, E. Murray 5′, 16′ & 57′, M. Hammond 9′)

10:20am South Australia 0 def. by NSW Metro Blue 3 (K. Danes 26′, K. Johnson 38′, O. Mitchell 41′)

11:40am NSW Metro White 5 (O. Lysiak 18′, 50′ & 56′, C. Oliva 28′, P. Eliades 39′) def. Northern Territory 0

 

15 Years:

1:00pm Queensland 3 (S. Thake 15′, L. Mcdoughall 50′, A. Cox 55′) def. South Australia 1 (M. Belmonte 19′)

1:00pm NSW Metro White 1 (C. Holder 31′) def. NSW Country 0

2:20pm Tasmania 1 (C.Chambers 8′) def. by Football West 4 (C. Barreiro 6′, J.Connolly 18′ & 29′, H. Lowry 19′)

2:20pm Victoria 0 def. by Newcastle Jets Academy 1 (E.Bates 37′)

3:40pm Capital Football 2 (L.Shannon 22′, K. Nikpour 55′) def.  NSW Metro Blue 1 (B.Henry 19′)

 

TUESDAY 17 JULY 2018

Day Two of the Westfield National Youth Championships for Girls has proved to show that teams have started to find their feet as a team.

In the 14 Years Group A, Newcastle Jets Academy and NSW Metro Blue are off to a strong start being undefeated whilst Capital Football is leading their ladder in Group B.

With only having played one game each in Group A of the 15 Years, it’s an even affair compared to Group B where NSW Metro White are 3 points clear in the lead.

With three days to go, teams still have all to play for to have their shot at the title.

 

DAY TWO RESULTS

14 Years:

9:00am Queensland 2 (T. Levin 17′, T. Paganoni 37′) def. by Emerging Jets 4 (M. Bales 9′, M. Hammond 10′ & 14′, A. Lidden 51′)

10:20am Tasmania 0 def. by Capital Football 8 (S. Grove 17′, 52′, 53′ & 57′, M. Roden 42′ & 56′, J. Ujdur 49′, E. Bartone 58′)

11:40am Football West 1 (G. Cassidy 5′) def. by NSW Metro White 3 (C. Oliva 19′, O. Lysiak 32′, Y. Kawai 50′)

1:00pm Northern Territory 0 def. by NSW Country 5 (B. Huxley 33′ & 41′, P. Tay 35′, 36′ & 45′)

2:20pm NSW Metro Blue 4 (K. Johnson 15′, 27′, 36 & 39′) def. Victoria 2 (M. Tobias 5′, S. Cappola 6′)

3:40pm Queensland 0 def. by South Australia 4 (A. Middleton 17′ & 50′, M. McGranaghan 39′ & 43′)

3:40pm NSW Metro White 6 (D. Moore 2′, D. Naeimi 6′,  A. Ghabach 10′, C. Oliva 36′, 48′ & 57′) def. Tasmania 0

 

15 Years:

9:00am NSW Metro Blue 3 (P. Bonovas 9′, G. Pipino 29′, S. Hunter 58′) def. Victoria 3 (J. Young 37′, P. Zois 39′)

10:20am Football West 0 def. by NSW Metro White 2 (G. Morgan 37′, C. Holder 54′)

11:40am South Australia 5 (E. Murray 1′, A. Burns 9′, J. Paneras 10′, E. Murray 40′, N. Scalzi 54′) def. Tasmania 1 (I. Cane 25′)

1:00pm Queensland 6 (S. Thake 5′, 8′ & 23′, B. Wallace 11′, A. Cox 14′, L. Mcdougall 36′) def. Capital Football 1 (E. Aitolu 10′)

2:20pm NSW Country 2 (B. Wright 23′, L. Cary 32′) def. Emerging Jets 0

 

MONDAY 16 JULY 2018

Today all State Federations including the Emerging Jets kicked off their Westfield National Youth Championships for Girls campaign in Coffs Harbour.

 

DAY ONE RESULTS

14 Years:

9:30am Northern Territory 1 (K. Kitsos 43′) def. by Tasmania 2 (A. Hyland 3′, J. Bird 53′)

10:50am Emerging Jets 6 (M. Bales 3′, & 13′, K. Trappett 20′, OG, L. Gooch 45′, B. Gentle 52′ ) def. South Australia 1 (A. Middleton 36′)

12:10pm Football West 1 (K. Armstrong 40′) def. Capital Football 2 (B. Kimpton 28′, J. Ujdur 40′)

1:30pm NSW Country 2 (P. Tay 39′, B. Huxley 59′) drew NSW Metro White 2 (Yoko Kawai 4′, A. Ghabach 46′)

2:50pm NSW Metro Blue 1 (B. Connolly 24′) def. Queensland 0

4:10pm South Australia 1 (M. McGranaghan) def. by Victoria 11 (A. Murphy 2′ & 19′, A. Adcock 5′ & 59′, J. Moseeshvili 13′ & 48′, E. Everist 15′ & 25′, S. Cappola 38′, R. Curtis 50′, M. Tobias 52′)

4:10pm Capital Football 4 ( A. Gridis 5′, 53′, T. Cannon 56′, S. Chuede 58′) def. Northern Territory 0

 

15 Years:

9:30am Victoria 3 (E. Parbery 34′, L. Shannon 36′ & 56′) def. Queensland 1 (A. Cox 32′)

10:50am Capital Football 1 (P. Gregson 20′) drew Tasmania 1 (E. Swain 39′)

12:10pm NSW Country 3 (A. Hunt 18′, J. Jasnos 20′, Z. Goldsworthy 41′) def. Football West 1 (J. Ridley 22′)

1:30pm Emerging Jets 2 (J. Morley 10′, A. Russell 50′) def. NSW Metro Blue 1 (S. Hunter 38′)

2:50pm NSW Metro White 4 (C. Holder 20′, 44′ & 45′, T. Wayne 56′) def. South Australia 2 (M. Belmonte 18′, A. Curcio 52′)

http://northernnswfootball.com.au/high-performance/national-youth-championships/national-youth-championships-past-seasons/2018-westfield-national-youth-championships-for-girls-results/

Gold Fields State Teams head to National Youth Championships

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: State Teams and Programmes

Photo: Fotoenzo

Football West News

WA’s Girls Under 14 and Under 15 Gold Fields State Teams were presented with their 2018 kits on Monday, July 9, ahead of their trip to Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, next week for the Football Federation Australia’s National Youth Championships.

The tournament, which runs from July 16 to July 20, is an opportunity for players to potentially be identified by Football Federation Australia for future Young Matildas squads.

The teams accepted their kits in front of family and friends at The Rise in Maylands.

Football West Head of Development Jamie Harnwell said the Championships provide a great opportunity for players take their game to the next level.

“The National Youth Championships are a fantastic reward for the hard work that these girls have put into their training and games over the past few months,” he said.

“It is always an honour to represent your State, and I know both teams go across with a great deal of confidence in their ability to do well.”

WA’s Gold Fields State Under 14 side is coached by Faye Chambers with Gavin Sit assisting and former Matildas midfielder Collette McCallum managing the team.

The Gold Fields State Under 15 team is coached by Darren Young, assisted by India Joyce and managed by Lisa Manson.

 

Westfield Matildas boss to view Indigenous football talent in remote NT

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: Football in the Media

Staff writerJul 9, 2018

Westfield Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic will become Australia’s first national football coach to take a look at remote region Indigenous talent when he visits the tiny town of Borroloola, NT on 11-12 July 2018.

He will run a two-day coaching clinic under the Outback sun for more than fifty Aboriginal children who train every week in the John Moriarty Football (JMF) program.

Named after Borroloola-born John Moriarty, the first Aboriginal footballer selected for Australia, JMF is in its seventh year of continuous delivery in remote Australia.

JMF brings together 6-16 year old children through sport, promoting good health and wellbeing in some of the country’s most socially challenged regions.

The young players are supported to thrive and reach for their potential at local, national and international levels of the game.

JMF is a skills mastery program, adapted from the Football Federation Australia (FFA) national curriculum. School attendance and better nutrition are cornerstones of the program.

In a first for football, JMF’s FFA-licensed coach-mentors live in the community to develop local Aboriginal coaches. With daily support from Sydney head office, the program is creating exceptional young footballers.

Their natural talent, flair and outstanding athleticism offer the X factor to Australian football. AFL and NRL have long backed the value of Indigenous talent with sustained representation of around 15% and 12% respectively.

Football is playing catch up with a little over 1% of the Hyundai A-League or Westfield W-League coming from the ranks of First Australians

16-year-old Borroloola local and 2018 Westfield Young Matildas debutant Shadeene (Shay) Evans, is the first elite athlete to emerge from the John Moriarty Football program.

Shay was scouted at 13 years of age by Alen Stajcic, before moving 3000kms to Sydney in 2015 on a JMF scholarship at Westfields Sports High School and the NSW Institute of Sport. Four more young Borroloola and Robinson River athletes have since joined Shay in Sydney to chase their football and education dreams.

“An important part of our mission is allowing these children to become individuals with a clear vision and aspiration so they can see the future themselves” says John Moriarty.

Alen Stajcic is looking forward to his first visit to a remote Aboriginal community.

He said “being in a privileged position of coaching a National Team, I am extremely proud to have three Indigenous players representing our team and our country. All fantastic ambassadors for Football, our country and their culture, I am sure that they, with the help of the JMF will encourage, embrace and promote even more young Indigenous children to enjoy our wonderful code.”

JMF Board member Craig Foster said “It is important for Aboriginal Australians to have the chance to show the world what they can achieve, but also important for the nation. There is no better place to do so than in a Socceroos or Matildas shirt. This is not only about talent, it is about showcasing the beauty and wonder of Indigenous Australia through the global game.”

 

https://matildas.footballaustralia.com.au/news/westfield-matildas-boss-view-indigenous-football-talent-remote-nt?fbclid=IwAR0r8KlKVuBr800RjJ1qUKYRMVsaq7YgHBM4uKbKh7t7r9vxRV01iWuEKtY

The World Football Programme 107.9FM Media Wrap for Saturday 23 June, 2018

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: Football in the Media

Peter Szkiela, Penny TannerHoath and Rose Maree talk the week in football with a great lineup of local guests and the ‘Know Your Football Quiz’.

All WA times.

10-1030 AM
Sam Watkins, Chair Junior Standing Committee
Junior football landscape
What’s on the JSC and Football West agenda to encourage junior football development
1030-11
Greg Farrell, Coach Beckenham Angels Premier Team
National Futsal Coach
Women’s football and international Futsal
11-1130
Goran Stajic, Balcatta SC Head Coach
Men’s NPLWA and German Coaching Clinics
ParaRoos update
1130-12
Bill Easton, Armadale Supporter
Local football and World Cup banter

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Matildas Defend Tournament of Nations 2018

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: Football in the Media, WA on the world stage

Matildas Defend ToN 2018

Matildas Defend ToN 2018

 

 Brazil v Westfield Matildas
? Friday 27 July 2018 AEST
? Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas
 6:15am Friday 27 July (AEST)
? Fox Sports Football

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Football West Top Goal Scorers as at July 2018

November 18, 2018 By: Penny Category: Club Noticeboard

Football West Womens State Leag