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WA kicks off week of elite international football with ICON festival

Jul 20, 2022
The biggest festival of English Premier League football ever seen in Western Australia kicks off today with 3 days of celebration in the lead up to this weekend's blockbuster matches.

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ICON Festival of Events with a montage of footballers

WA kicks off week of elite international football with ICON festival

20 Jul 2022
The biggest festival of English Premier League football ever seen in Western Australia kicks off today with 3 days of celebration in the lead up to this weekend's blockbuster matches.
Members of San Cisco at Optus Stadium

San Cisco provides local talent at international sports festival

15 Jul 2022
Local Fremantle indie pop band San Cisco will perform as part of the ICON Perth’s International Festival of Football.
Bryce Hosannah of Leeds throws the ball in during a pre-season friendly match between Manchester United and Leeds United at Optus Stadium on July 17, 2019 in Perth, Australia.

Premier League superstars kicking goals for Perth in International Festival of Football blockbuster event

28 Apr 2022
Four English Premier League clubs will bring their star power to Perth when they make our city their home for a blockbuster weekend of sensational matches before tens of thousands of fans at Optus Stadium in July.
Artist impression of the State Football Centre showing players in the foreground and the building in the background

Main works contract awarded for State Football Centre project

3 Mar 2022
The main works contract for the new State Football Centre in Queens Park has been awarded to Broad Construction, with works scheduled to begin this month.
Football players celebrating after a win at a World Cup match

Perth to host five FIFA Women's World Cup games in 2023

2 Dec 2021
Perth will host five 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup games as part of one of the biggest series of football matches Western Australia has ever seen.
Artist impression of the State Football Centre showing players in the foreground and the building in the background

Kicking goals as construction begins on $32.5 million State Football Centre

18 Aug 2021
​Works have kicked off on Western Australia's $32.5 million State Football Centre, marking a major milestone for the thriving local football community.
HBF Park high perspective view

Major boost to Perth Rectangular Stadium  ahead of 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

18 Aug 2021
The State Government is investing $35 million to upgrade some of the ageing facilities at HBF Park ahead of the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup hosted in Australia and New Zealand.
Sam Kerr of the Australian Matildas is congratulated by team mates after scoring a goal during the Women's Olympic Football Tournament Play-Off

Perth victorious in FIFA Women’s World Cup host city selection

1 Apr 2021
Perth has been officially selected as a host city for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup after the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) this morning announced the successful locations for the Australia and New Zealand tournament.
Players of Australia huddle after the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Group D match between Australia and Equatorial Guinea at the Fifa Womens World Cup Stadium.

WA supports Australian bid for Women’s Football World Cup 2023

2 Dec 2019
The State Government has thrown its support behind Australia's bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, the ultimate competition in international women's football.
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