1972 Girls Soccer Association flag courtesy Tony Smith
1972 Girls Soccer Association flag courtesy Tony Smith

1972 The Girl’s Soccer League Commences

Balga, Swan Athletic, Sorrento, South Perth United, Azzurri and Kwinana United contest the inaugural season of women's football in the Perth metropolitan area, which kicks off on 7 July. Swan win the league without defeat and five points clear of runners-up Azzurri. Reference: No Longer A Gentleman's Game, Authored by Penny Tanner (1991)