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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Pennicott_plays_backPhoto:  South's Jim Pennicott beats Knights' Will Roberts with a pass [PlessPix]

Premier League Section Summer Cup (Cross-over Groups B and D, at South Hobart)


South Hobart 10 (Lo 2, Hickey 2, Williams 3, Brennan, Kanakaris, Grundy og)

Glenorchy Knights 0

HT: 4-0   Att: 80   Ref: B Kopra

South Hobart: Moncur;  Pennicott, Brown, Ludford, Hickey, Roach, Kanakaris, Lo, Downes, L Huigsloot (Interchange:  Bladel, Williams, Brennan, Foley-Donoghue)

Glenorchy Knights: Peter;  Holmes, Marsh, Sherman, Delaney, Frank, Roberts, Johnson, Kolele, Letiko, Smith (Interchange:  Grainger, Grundy, Readett, Gill)


McKeown_header_26_02_11Photo:  Eagles' Jamie Vernon heads at goal [PlessPix]

Premier League Section Summer Cup (Group D, North Chigwell)

New Town Eagles 5 (Barabara36, Gonzalez 49, Leszczynski 52, Clamp 56, Vernon 91)

Metro 0

HT: 1-0   Att: 70  Ref: I Jozeljic

New Town Eagles: L Ferrall;  Anderson, Clark, Whitehall, Leszczynski, McKeown, Vernon, Cox, Barabara, N Ferrall (Interchange:  Lea, Wass, Clamp, Gonzalez)

Metro: Dand;  McQueen, Daniels, Yuill, Thurley, Engisch, Brown, Morris, Wicks, Wiggins, Marney (Interchange:  Binning, Rozynski, Richardson, Lewis)


Photo:  Olympia's Josh Fielding (right) challenges Kingborough's Tom McDonald [PlessPix]

South Hobart will meet New Town Eagles and Tilford Zebras will take on Olympia Warriors in next Wednesday’s Summer Cup semi-finals at KGV Park.

South Hobart trounced Glenorchy Knights 10-0 at South Hobart today to finish top of Group B with three wins from their three games.

It was a record win for South Hobart over Glenorchy Knights, the previous highest score having been a 10-1 win in 1960.  The Knights’ record defeat was a 12-0 loss to Olympia in 1966.  These details were kindly supplied by statistician Keith Roberts.

Copy_of_Wadawu_makes_it_3-0Photo:  Warren Wadawu scores Olympia's third [PlessPix]

Premier League Section Summer Cup

Group A

Tilford Zebras 2 (J Ladic, L Cripps) beat Beachside 0

Taroona 2 (B Schaap 12, J Darby 20) beat University 1 (M Alalawi 55)

Group B

Clarence United 6-1 Nelson Eastern Suburbs

Group C

Olympia Warriors 3 (W Wadawu 1, 90, A Reason 40) beat Kingborough Lions United 0

Hobart United 9-0 DOSA