Perth’s Road To Cup Glory


Perth Glory FC will to travel to Melbourne next month to face Victorian minnows Bentleigh Greens, in a bid to earn a spot in the inaugural Westfield FFA Cup Final.

After making the final four, the West Australians have today drawn the Victorian NPL club, coached by PAOK FC and South Melbourne great John Anastasiadis.

Glory will head to the do-or-die clash after a hard fought and thrilling 4-2 extra time win, in the quarter-final match against Melbourne Victory at nib Stadium this week.

Bentleigh is yet to play a Hyundai A-League team but has impressed most football fans with its ‘Never Say Die’ attitude including a come from behind 2-1 extra time win, over Damian Mori’s Adelaide City in the quarter-finals.

Glory coach Kenny Lowe said travelling away and playing in Melbourne will prove to be a tough battle.

“If you can make it to the semi-finals of a cup you’re obviously doing something right,” he said.

“They will be at home and are flying the flag for Victoria as we are for WA, so it will be a difficult match, there is no such thing as an easy game” Lowe said.

A win will see Perth face off against Adelaide or Central Coast, who are also contesting a Cup final berth.

Times and venues of each match are expected to be confirmed next week.

Ticket information for members and fans will be available soon.

Perth Glory FC will take on Newcastle Jets in round four of the Hyundai A-League tomorrow.

Kick-off is at 4.30pm

Gates open 3.15pm

Tickets to the game can be purchased here.