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:  The teams file out for the match at KGV Park [PlessPix]

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

Tilford Zebras 1 (R Self 42)

Devonport City 3 (N Grattan 50, D McGinn 67, C McKenna 74)

HT: 1-0   Att: 100   Ref: K Barker

Tilford Zebras: Minty  -  Fagg, Smith, Muller, Welch  -  McIntyre (Telega 74), Ladic, Andrews, Self  -  Cripps, Walsh (Jarvie 85)  (Sub not used:  Siedler)

Devonport City: Keep  -  Beardwood, S Wilson, Gratton, Douglas  -  Chilcott (Howard 85), MacDonald, S Wilson, McGinn  -  McKenna, Douce (Ashdown 92)  (Sub not used:  Howe)



Photo:  Devonport keeper Michelle Grundy makes one of her many fine saves [PlessPix]

Women’s State-wide Finals

NTC/TIS 5 (O Edwards 34 pen, 43, M O’Brien 56, J Williams 68, I Gee78) beat Devonport City 1 (F Cochrane 89)

Ulverstone 0-9 Clarence United (Gilbee 2, Archer 2, S Nellis 2, McCloud, Dixon pen, Goss)

Launceston City 7 (L Hough 5, C Smith 2) beat Olympia Warriors 1 (B Cantrell)