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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Photo:  Devonport on the attack through Sage Lamprey and Samantha Hardy [PlessPix]

(Women’s Top-Four series, KGV Park, Sunday, 28 August 2011)

NTC/TIS 5 (Edwards 34 pen, 43, O’Brien 56, Williams 68, Gee 78)

Devonport City 1 (Cochrane 89)

HT: 2-0   Att: 50   Ref: I Jozeljic

NTC/TIS: Wedge  -  Stalker, Pearce, Vienna-Hallam, O’Brien  -  Marmion (Macgregor 46), Ayton, Williams  -  Foote (Hutchinson 69), Gavalas, Edwards (Gee 69)

Devonport City: Grundy  -  Barnard, Jeffrey, Hardy, Benson  -  Franklin-Smith (Fischer 73), Chilcott, Gadsby (Van der Woude 55), Guilbert (Griffiths 63)  -  Cochrane, Lamprey


Photo:  Luke Huigsloot (left) tries to thwart an Ulverstone attack [PlessPix]

(State-wide Top-Four series, KGV Park, Saturday, 27 August 2011)

South Hobart 5 (L Scott 12, 37, B Mann 64, 74, H Ludford 88)

Ulverstone 0

HT: 2-0   Att: 100   Ref: C Phillips

South Hobart: Kruijver  -  Pennicott, Brown, Ludford, Feral  -  Huigsloot (Di Falco 75), Roach, Hickey (Postma 71)  -  Brennan, Mann, Lo  (Sub not used:  McGoldrick)

Ulverstone: Grey  -  Hutchinson, D Baldock, Tabrett, A Foote  -  C Cox-Haines, Roberts-Thomson, B Foote, Laing (Maine 71)  -  K Baldock (Thomson 59), Stone (Vos 84)