Who Is Walter Pless?


A teacher by profession, but is now in his 38th year as a football writer. Has written for "Soccer Action" (Melbourne), "Australian Soccer Weekly" (Sydney) and "World Soccer" (London), as well as for several Tasmanian newspapers. Currently contributing to "Goal!Weekly" in Melbourne and the Australian magazine "Soccer International". Played for Croatia-Glenorchy, Caledonians, Metro, Rapid and University in Tasmania, as well as in the United States of America. Coached University, Metro and Croatia-Glenorchy.

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The draw for the 2010 Summer Cup pre-season competition was made at Football Federation Tasmania headquarters this evening.

Representatives from Premier League clubs Olympia Warriors, South Hobart, Glenorchy Knights and Tilford Zebras attended.

FFT administration manager, Michael McKenna, supervised the draw.

The groups for the Premier League seniors and reserves are:

Group A: Olympia Warriors, Tilford Zebras, New Town Eagles, South Hobart

Group B: Kingborough Lions United, Taroona, Clarence United, Glenorchy Knights

Matches for both seniors and reserves will be played at South Hobart on Saturdays.

The groups for the Women’s Premier League section of the tournament are:

Group A: Tasmanian Institute of Sport, Glenorchy Knights, Tilford Zebras (White), Tilford Zebras (Black)

Group B: Clarence United, Olympia Warriors, Taroona, Metro

The groups in the Men’s Division One section of the Summer Cup are:

Group A: Tasmanian Institute of Sport, Huon Valley, Nelson Eastern Suburbs, Metro

Group B: Beachside, Northern Suburbs DOSA, University, Hobart United

The Women’s Social section groups are:

Group A: New Town Eagles, Metro, Clarence United, University

Group B: Beachside, Kingborough Lions United, Taroona, Nelson Eastern Suburbs

There are four groups in the Men’s Social section of the competition:

Group A: Beachside, New Town Eagles (White), Hobart United, Northern Suburbs DOSA

Group B: Clarence United, Kingborough Lions (Black), University Sheffield, Clarence United Spirit

Group C: University Wanderers, Woodbridge Whalers, New Town Eagles, Olympia Warriors, Kingborough Lions (Blue)

Group D: Barnstoneworth United, Metro, Phoenix Rovers, Nelson Eastern Suburbs, New Town Eagles (Red)

There will be no Friday night games.