LEGENDS TO KICK OFF GRAND FINAL FESTIVITIES

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					MEDIA RELEASE 
29 OCTOBER, 2009 
 
 
LEGENDS TO KICK OFF GRAND FINAL FESTIVITIES 
 
A  host  of  former  WA  football  legends  will  be  taking  to  the  field  in  a  curtain 
raiser to the Flexible Signage Solutions Grand Final on Saturday. 
 
The  WA  Ex‐State  &  International  Masters  side  will  take  on  a  Football  West 
Legends Select side immediately prior to the Grand Final between Perth SC and 
Western Knights at Clipsal Stadium. 
 
The WA Ex‐State & International Masters side travelled to Thailand in April this 
year  for  the  Seniors  World  Cup  where  they  made  the  final  against  England, 
however  with  the  old  enemy  taking  a  1‐0  lead  into  half  time,  a  torrential 
downpour  forced  the  abandonment  of  the  game  and  both  teams  were 
declared joint winners. 
 
The team features former Perth Glory star Bobby Despotovski and is coached 
by Gary Marocchi, with ex Socceroo Robbie Dunn lining up for the FW legends 
along  with  Glory  assistant  coach  Kenny  Lowe,  former  state  keeper  Willie 
McNally and former Glory players Ante Kovacevic and Gareth Naven. 
 
WA Ex‐State & International Masters:  From ‐ Alan Davison, Stevie Worton, 
Norrie Sutton, Bobby Despotovski, Frank Houston, Peter Murphy, John 
Saunders, Stevie Walker, Dave Evans, Alan McKenzie, Vesko Zmucic, Zoran 
Barovic, Alan Pottier, Chris McCrone, Alex Kelly, Barry Tate 
 
FW  Legends  Select:  From  ‐  Robbie  Dunn,  Kenny  Lowe,  Marc  Anthony,  Willie 
McNally,  Gareth  Naven,  Jeff  Faulkner,  Kevin  Henderson,  Trim  Morgan,  Ante 
Kovacevic 
 
Both squads are subject to change prior to kick off. 
 
Match Details: 
Flexible Signage Solutions Grand Final 
Perth SC v Western Knights 
Saturday 31 October, 3.00pm KO 
Clipsal Stadium, Inglewood 
Adults $8, Concessions $4, U15 Free 
Curtain Raiser: WA Ex State & International v FW Legends, 1.30pm 
Main game broadcast live on 107.3 Heritage FM from 2.00pm 
 
‐Ends‐ 
 
Football West Media Contacts: 
 
Kiera Treloar 
Public Relations & Event Coordinator 
Phone: (08) 9422 6911 
Mobile: 0415 956 209 
Email: kiera.treloar@footballwest.com.au 

About Football West:

Football West was established in July 2004 to represent the combined interests
of all levels of competition and aspects of the game throughout metropolitan
and regional Western Australia.
 
Football West is recognised by State and Federal Governments and Football
Federation Australia (FFA) as responsible for the administration, promotion and
delivery of football in Western Australia. It is funded through membership and
Club affiliation fees, government grants and corporate sponsorship.

Football West is affiliated to FFA and through FFA’s affiliation to FIFA (Federation
of International Football Associations) is charged with all facets of football in
Western Australia across semi-professional, amateur men, women,
youth, juniors, referees, coaches, officials and volunteers.
 
 

				
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