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World Football Programme


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. 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. 

Plus’s Mitch Grima,’s Ann Odong, Melbourne’s Four Diegos Ralph Barba and Adelaide’s Full on Football Media lady Nat Harrison. 

A host of media students have kick-started their careers with the station and the WFP, including Rob Scott of the ABC and Ann Odong of


Radio Fremantle is a non-profit profit organisation. We do it because we love it! We want to provide a forum for football information exchange in the community. 

Your generosity by way of donation or station membership helps pay for our air time. The WFP Team encourages individuals, clubs and businesses to partner up with The World Football Programme to promote their activities in any engaging, polite and creative way that appeals to the football community. Consider running a club promo preseason or prior to a club activity. 

We encourage listeners and clubs to post their news and comments to our facebook page, by text, respond to competitions, giveaways and various other activities throughout the year. 

The World Football Programme archives onto this website until the following Saturday in one hour segments: 10:00-11:00 and 11:00-12:00. Due to licensing laws, the show cannot be loaded to a podcast. You can request a copy of an interview via A small fee will be charged.

The WFP Team

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. The team have a well-earned break during Easter and Christmas through January, returning on-air in February. As local, national and international league seasons and international tournaments move through the year, programming of guests may change to suit availability and tournament schedules. Otherwise, the programme will usually follow the following schedule.

Programme Lineup Saturday mornings:

    10:00 - 12:00

    Local West Australian news
    Player, club and programme news and profiles from around WA
    News from Football West and other local football groups

    topical National News

    Players, teams and programmes for clubs in National Leagues and Australian representative squads
    News from Football Federation Australia and other National groups 


Engaging with the World Football Programme

If you or your club has comments, news and events you would like to share, we can be found in the following places.

The guest list and Show summary is made public every Friday via a MEDIA RELEASE to the home pages of: