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:  Southern FC's Edward Margetts on the attack [PlessPix]

(Southern League One, KGV Park, Tuesday, 23 August 2011)

University 5 (N Blundell 28, J Weller 75, J Proud 80, L Temby 85, M Barnard 88)

Southern FC 1 (A Krishnan 67)

HT: 1-0   Ref: P Angel

University: Piesse  -  Fletcher, Bull, Hewson, Conroy (Darby 38)  -  Weller, Scott, Blundell, Barnard, Temby  -  Proud  (Subs not used:  Hindmarsh, Wood)

Southern FC: Mohammad  -  Devries, Crombie, Westwood, Anis  -  Krishnan, Polkinghorne, Veltmeyer, Margetts  -  Laning (Noble 55), Nicholson


Photo:  Southern FC's Edward Margetts (left) tackles University's Nigel Blundell [PlessPix]

Southern League One

University 5 (N Blundell 28,, J Weller 75, J Proud 80, L Temby 85, M Barnard 88) beat Southern FC 1 (A Krishnan 67)



Photo:  The Showgrounds were alive with the sound of kids having fun playing soccer [PlessPix]
The Royal Hobart Showground was teeming with happy youngsters playing soccer today.

There were 170 players, 24 teams and 11 schools represented at the Southern Schools Sports Association Winter Festival.