The World Football Programme Media Release for Saturday February 28

This week on WA’s The World Football Programme, Penny Tanner is joined by Melville City and Bayswater City Presidents Dave Kindness and Gerry Maio to talk about post Asian Cup effects on local football, the growth and programmes at their clubs and competitions underway. Emma Smith from Subiaco AFC Women’s State League talks Women’s Football, Night Series and Margaret River success. Former Futsalroo Eldon Abrahams shares his passion for five a side football and the growth in organised competition and development pathways here in WA. Join the conversation by texting us Saturday from 10am on 0408921832, sharing your comments and news on our Facebook Group or listening in live via the stream. The World Football Programme, 107.9fm Saturdays from 10 through midday Perth time.

Run sheet:


WA Local Time

Dave Kindness, Melville City FC President (in studio)

Gerry Maio, Bayswater City SC President (in studio)

Open discussions: Growth in the game, club news and programmes, facilities, competitions

WA Local Time

Emma Smith, Subiaco AFC (by phone)

Margaret River Carnival, Women’s Night Series, Women’s Standing Committee news, growth of Subiaco

WA Local Time

Eldon Abrahams, Futsalroo (in studio)

Snapshot of futsal in Perth and Australia, profile of players and levels of competition, growth following Asian Cup