Western Australia state soccer team

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Western Australia
Nickname(s) Black Swans
Association Football West
Head coach Chris Coyne (2016)
First colours
First international
0-4 England England cricket team (1902)
Biggest win
17-0 Albany XI (1975)
Biggest defeat
1-14 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Hajduk (1949)
1-14 England Everton (1964)

The Western Australia state soccer team is a team representing the Australian state of Western Australia. The state team is currently administered by Football West.[1][2]


The team first played in 1902 against the England Cricket Team.[3]


  Win   Draw   Loss

Pre World War 2[edit]

1940's and 1950's[edit]


Merdeka Cup Tournament[edit]

Western Australia competed in the Pestabola Merdeka four times between 1967 and 1970.[4] The state's best performance in the tournament was third in 1968.[5]

Marah Halim Cup Football Tournament[edit]

Western Australia competed in the Marah Halim Cup Football Tournament 3 times between 1975 and 1977, and were champions in 1975 and 1976.[6]





Recent Results[edit]


  1. ^ "Senior Men's". Football West. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  2. ^ "Competitive Football Returns to WA" (PDF). Football West. 27 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-06. 
  3. ^ "State Team". FootballWA. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  4. ^ "Merdeka Tournament (Malaysia)". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  5. ^ "Merdeka Tournament 1968 (Malaysia)". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  6. ^ a b Kreider, R.N. (2012) Paddocks to Pitches. The Definitive History of Western Australian Football. Published by SportsWest Media