111 episodes

The World Football Programme has been on air since 1987. The show has grown into an energetic and informative two hours of football news on Saturday mornings between 10-12. To get complete football coverage, the show engages with a handful of local and national guests live every show.

The programme is researched, produced and presented by Penny TannerHoath and the team. Penny has played football for state and country. We all coach, play or administrate in the sport and love talking about all aspects of football.

A sampling of our regular guests include -
National Coaches and players, Football Federation Australia representatives, ALeague and WLeague spokespeople such as Tom Sermanni, Capital Football’s Heather Reid, Melbourne Victory’s Paul Trimboli, FFA’s Damien DeBohun; Perth Glory’s Steve McGarry, Declan Kelly, Jamie Harnwell and Jason Brewer, Lisa De Vanna, Fox, ABC and SBS Sport presenters Simon Hill, Adam Peacock, Sarah Walsh, Scott McIntyre and Vitor Sobral to name a few. National icons such as Paul Wade, local icons Stan Lazaridis and Chris Coyne.

The World Football Programme Penny Tanner Hoath

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The World Football Programme has been on air since 1987. The show has grown into an energetic and informative two hours of football news on Saturday mornings between 10-12. To get complete football coverage, the show engages with a handful of local and national guests live every show.

The programme is researched, produced and presented by Penny TannerHoath and the team. Penny has played football for state and country. We all coach, play or administrate in the sport and love talking about all aspects of football.

A sampling of our regular guests include -
National Coaches and players, Football Federation Australia representatives, ALeague and WLeague spokespeople such as Tom Sermanni, Capital Football’s Heather Reid, Melbourne Victory’s Paul Trimboli, FFA’s Damien DeBohun; Perth Glory’s Steve McGarry, Declan Kelly, Jamie Harnwell and Jason Brewer, Lisa De Vanna, Fox, ABC and SBS Sport presenters Simon Hill, Adam Peacock, Sarah Walsh, Scott McIntyre and Vitor Sobral to name a few. National icons such as Paul Wade, local icons Stan Lazaridis and Chris Coyne.

    Season 35 Episode 26

    Season 35 Episode 26

    The World Football Programme 107.9FM Media Release for Saturday July 30, 2022
    Penny Tanner Hoath and Pete Szkiela are your Studio Hosts this week. Tune in from 10am Saturday on 107.9fm radio or find our live stream at TheWorldFootballProgramme.com.au.
    Guests for the two hours, all in Perth time, include -
    Perry Ielati, Football West General Manager.
    Benefits to the community of the Festival of Football, update on the State Football Centre and Business Breakfast (how can the centre bring the football community together), State Cup Finals and Australia Cup. How is the local football season travelling?
    Tony Sage, Perth Glory Owner.
    Appointment of new Glory CEO, Anthony Radich and any changes we might see for the new season, comments on the upcoming seasons fixtures just released, memberships, where will the Glory home for the season be, squad news. Are there any benefits for Glory from the recent Football Festival?
    Ella Mastrantonio, Subiaco AFC.
    Matilda, Serie A player, tells of her local and international football journey, coaching and playing influences and what inspired her to sign locally for Subiaco, after playing top flight football in Italy.
    Stace Ioannidis, Soccer Scene CEO.
    The football news we should know across Australia, what will the new A-League season bring that’s different to last season, wash up of the Football Festival, one year until the WWC in Australia, are we on schedule?

    • 1 hr 58 min
    Season 36 Episode 25

    Season 36 Episode 25

    The World Football Programme 107.9FM Media Release for Saturday July 23, 2022
    Penny Tanner Hoath and Dave Kindness are your Studio Hosts this week. Tune in from 10am on 107.9fm or on live stream via https://theworldfootballprogramme.com.au/ (TheWorldFootballProgramme.com.au) for everything happening in the week in football.
    The EPL is officially in town!
    Guests for two hours from 10AM Perth time include -
    Lee Stroud, Chairman, Perth Manchester United Supporters Club.
    What has Manchester United added to the community in the Festival of Football and how are they looking for the upcoming EPL season.
    Mick Owens, Inclusion Solutions, Coach in the Para Football and Inclusion Solutions Programmes. Updates on teams, tours and the link to Manchester United.
    David Templeman, WA Sports Minister.
    How has sport been impacted in this third year of the Covid era, are new sport and recreation facilities and redevelopments starting to align with demand, what will we start to notice in the community with an impending World Cup landing here in Perth and what will be the long term effects on the community.
    Simon Hill, Paramount Plus Football Commentator.
    Festival of Football activities across Australia and the effect on the Australian landscape. Have we ever seen so much international football on our screens and our doorstep? Has it done the job in creating more publicity and interest in our domestic football and what are the indicators of the Festival’s success ?

    • 2 hr
    Season 36 Episode 24

    Season 36 Episode 24

    The World Football Programme on 107.9FM - Saturday, 16 July 2022
    Join Host, Hugh Best and Peter Szkiela, for a cup full of football for the morning.
    The Team welcome a great line-up of guests to add to the conversations.
    Tommy Doleman joins us for a chat on all things in the WA soccer scene.
    Molly Appleton discusses her views in the World Women’s Soccer world.
    Graham Normanton NPL-specific discussion. Who's passing, who's failing this season.
    Ian Thew to give us details on the Danny Hodgson Road to Recovery Golf Day.
    Mick Owens joins us to give us details on the “WA Paras and United Reds”.

    • 2 hr 1 min
    Season 36 Episode 23

    Season 36 Episode 23

    The World Football Programme on 107.9FM - Saturday, 9 July 2022
    Join Hosts, Sean Kelly and Hugh Best for your Saturday breakfast.
    The Team welcome a great line up of guests to add to the conversations.
    Ben Smith, Journalist and State League player.
    We will find out a little bit about Ben and his footballing preferences, then we will seek his opinion on Australian coverage of the game and what we can do to raise our profile.
    Alex Epakis, Perth Glory A League Women coach.
    Despite a horror season last year Alex steered his side agonisingly close to the finals, this year the recruitment strategy started early, We will ask about the approach for this season.
    Mark Twamley, President Forrestfield United SC.
    Forrestfield have embedded themselves in the Community, we speak to the man responsible and ask about his hopes and aspirations for the club. With a game against Dianella honouring the memory of Rod Banjac we will ask about his legacy at the club.
    Marc Anthony, Gosnells City FC Coach.
    Touted as a promotion favourite pre-season a Covid affected start to the season left the Club with an indifferent start, with things settling towards the end of the first round their form picked up and now the results are indicating this is a team on the rise.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Season 36 Episode 22

    Season 36 Episode 22

    The World Football Programme on 107.9FM - Saturday, 2 July 2022
    Join Host, Sean Kelly for your football brunch.
    The Team welcome a great line up of guests to add to the conversations.
    Greg Farrell, Futsal WA
    Greg will give us an update on the wonderful world of Futsal, we review the Matildas friendlies and what that means for our WC campaign. We will also preview the WNPL fixtures for the weekend.
    Dillon https://www.facebook.com/groups/341556722708569/user/100008096530164/?__cft__[0]=AZVAUihTn9c7CfzLmgKXoJ_MfahjE0UqtuRjHljmyXqw1ohzJjJbOiOlWNmCXM38v1k5zeuHZIfN7Am6kSon3OfU90V3n4LBqvI-iDoyZIUnKsczL7bBdn9kGOf-BqedaWEEJGiIU2yZLKqKkUgn0uoRand__tn__=-]K-R (Gomez), Perth Glory E-League player.
    We talk to Dillon about one of the fastest growing sports in the World. We ask how much practice does it take to become a pro keyboard player.
    John O'Reilly, Armadale Head Coach.
    On and off the park Armadale head coach is in a fine run of form, his side are in the second State cup final in his tenure, riding high in the League. Can he secure his second piece of silverware in his tenure and take his side into the next round of the FFA cup.
    Tony Bellis, Walking football WA Inc.
    In June Tony led an Australian League of Gentlemen to Spain in pursuit of the Walking Football World cup. We will get Tony to tell a tale from the trip. The dream is still alive how can you get into the green and Gold? We ask about the local walking football scene and find out how we can be involved.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Season 36 Episode 21

    Season 36 Episode 21

    The World Football Programme on 107.9FM - Saturday, 25 June 2022
    Join Host, Hugh Best and Peter Szkiela, for a solid 2 hours of football talk.
    The Team welcome a great line up of guests to add to the conversations.
    Tom Doleman, Football West reporter. It's roughly the halfway point of the local league seasons, and Tom join us to give us a rundown of how things are going.
    Tash Rigby, Perth Glory A-League Women's Captain. Couple of signings already made for the Glory women's team, and Tash joins us to let us know what's happening in the women's footballing world.
    Luke Pavlos, Stirling Macedonia President. Stirling Macedonia are currently flying high in 4th place on the NPL table. Luke will undoubtedly let us know about that and everything else going on at the club.
    Graham Normanton, All Round Football Legend!

    • 2 hr

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