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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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

Group D

New Town Eagles 5 (J Barabara 36, E Gonzalez 49, A Leszczynski 52, J Clamp 56, J Vernon 91) beat Metro 0

Group B and Group D (Cross-over Match)

South Hobart 10 (J Lo 1, 8, S Hickey 25 45, K Kanakaris 72, A Grundy 73 og, C Williams 67, 73, 84 pen, A Brennan 88) beat Glenorchy Knights 0


Photo:  Eagles' Jacob Clamp heads at Metro's goal [PlessPix]

Reserve League Summer Cup

Group A

Taroona 6 (M Gates 3, D Parsell, J Davis, Darragh Carey) beat University 1 (M Bridges)

Tilford Zebras 1 (A Lapolla) beat Beachside 0

Group C

Kingborough Lions United 6 (A Davies 2, A Kerr 2, D Abbott, M Bremner) beat Olympia Warriors 5 (J Undy 2, Z Piesse, N Markelos, G Kalis)

Group D

New Town Eagles 2 (A Shackcloth, A Ayres) beat Metro 0

Group G and Group D (Cross-over Match)

South Hobart 6 (J Ross 2, M McGoldrick 2, C Paske, S Kang) beat Glenorchy Knights 0


Photo:  South Hobart's Tom Roach helps his defence by heading a corner clear [PlessPix]

Trans Tasman Institute Challenge

TIS 2-1 Sydney NSWIS

Newcastle NSWIS 1-1 Capital Kaizen

Sydney NSWIS 3-1 Newcastle NSWIS

Capital Kaizen 1-1 TIS (Tyle Gavalas)


Photo:  South Hobart's Tom Roach challenges Knights' keeper Ben Peter [PlessPix]

A-League Semi-Final

Brisbane Roar 2-2 Central Coast Mariners

[Brisbane Roar win 4-2 on aggregate and go into grand final.]