The Perth Glory story began on October 13, 1996 at Perth Oval (now nib Stadium). Despite a 4-1 loss to UTS Olympic, Perth Glory captured the hearts of Football lovers and their introduction into the NSL immediately brought a new professionalism.
Perth Glory Football Club re-established itself as one of the Hyundai A-League’s power clubs with a recording breaking season.
Celebrating the club’s 15 year anniversary, Perth Glory won three sudden death Finals games before a heart-breaking 2-1 Grand Final loss to Brisbane Roar. In front of more than 50,000 fans at a packed Suncorp Stadium, Perth Glory led 1-0 until the 84th minute before a dramatic and controversial finish.
Off the field, Perth Glory is committed to a strong community programs that reach more than 20,000 children each year.