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First international team officials arrive in Perth after FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 draw

Oct 25, 2022
Officials from 2 international teams are in Perth today to see first-hand the city's excellent facilities for the FIFA Women's World Cup (FIFAWWC) Australia and New Zealand 2023.
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Extra cheers for FIFA World Cup fans

Sep 23, 2022
Western Australia’s hospitality and bar scene will receive a major boost thanks to the State Government’s one-off extended trading permits policy for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup football (soccer) games.
A group of people, most in football uniforms, standing on a football (soccer) pitch

$410,000 Dorrien Gardens facelift for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Sep 13, 2022
Sport and Recreation Minister David Templeman has announced $200,000 in State Government funding for upgrades to West Perth's Dorrien Gardens in preparation for the FIFA Women's World Cup (FIFAWWC) Australia and New Zealand 2023.
ICON Festival of Events with a montage of footballers

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.
Members of San Cisco at Optus Stadium

San Cisco provides local talent at international sports festival

Jul 15, 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

Apr 28, 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

Mar 3, 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

Dec 2, 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

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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

Apr 1, 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

Dec 2, 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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