Robbie Fowler meets Perth

Perth Glory fans will get the chance to meet the club’s star signing Robbie Fowler this Saturday at the Northbridge Piazza from 1pm.

Perth Glory fans will get the chance to meet the club-s star signing Robbie Fowler this Saturday at the Northbridge Piazza from 1pm.

In a free event to welcome Fowler to Perth, the Liverpool legend will be joined by Josh Mitchell and Michael Baird who were also recruited in the off season.

All three players will be introduced on stage and interviewed before fans get the opportunity to get autographs from the soccer super stars.

And with less than three weeks until the kick off of the World Cup, Perth Glory is pleased to announce that it will be working with the City of Perth to deliver a program of family friendly entertainment and activities at the Soccer Live Site 2010, Northbridge Piazza With the Piazza to screen 22 World Cup matches live, Perth Glory players and coaches will visit the site throughout the tournament hosting skill sessions, mini games and feature interviews.

“We are delighted to be part of this wonderful promotion and thrilled to be part of the Soccer Live Site 2010 for the greatest sporting event in the world,” Perth Glory Chief Executive Paul Kelly said.

Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi said that the partnership between the City and Perth Glory will enrich the World Cup experience at the Northbridge Piazza and give families even more reason to join in on the activities.

“I strongly encourage families to plan their visit into the Piazza and take the opportunity to meet some of Western Australia-s best soccer stars, including Robbie Fowler,” Ms Scaffidi said.

“With the completion of the Northbridge Piazza, this year is really the first year Perth can come together as a community in a family friendly open space to enjoy this event,” she said. So what-s on?

Saturday, May 29: Robbie Fowler meets Perth from 1pm along with Josh Mitchell and Michael Baird

Information about the Soccer Live Site 2010: Starting Saturday 12 June, the City of Perth will screen six pool matches in the earlier timeslots of 7.30pm and 10pm to encourage families to enjoy the atmosphere of watching a game on Perth-s only permanent outdoor screen.

The City will then screen the Round of 16 and the all of the finals matches.

An extensive program of pre-match activities will complement the screenings.

Exhibition matches, come-and-try football games, skill tests, Perth Glory player appearances and on-screen promotions will take place on the weekends during the World Cup at the Northbridge Piazza. For a copy of the Soccer Live Site programme please click here.