Who Is Walter Pless?

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A teacher by profession, but is now in his 37th 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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Former Metro defender, Peter Cook, has died at the age of 64.

Cook, who was a life member of the club, passed away after a long illness.

This is an official FFA media release from Mark Jensen:

MÖNCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY
29 June 2011

Westfield Matildas Head Coach Tom Sermanni has today named his starting line-up to play Brazil in Australia’s opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup at Mönchengladbach Stadium.

At the same venue where the Qantas Socceroos beat Germany only months ago, the Westfield Matildas will be attempting to trump their male counterparts on the world stage with a victory over the much fancied Brazil.

This is an official FFA media release from Mark Jensen:

MÖNCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY
29 June 2011

Westfield Matildas Head Coach Tom Sermanni has today named his starting line-up to play Brazil in Australia’s opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup at Mönchengladbach Stadium.

At the same venue where the Qantas Socceroos beat Germany only months ago, the Westfield Matildas will be attempting to trump their male counterparts on the world stage with a victory over the much fancied Brazil.

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Photo:  Olympia goalkeeper Rob Kay was rarely threatened [PlessPix]

Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League (Warrior Park, Saturday, 25 June 2011)

Olympia Warriors 2 (Corbett 42, Colosimo 76)

Tilford Zebras 1 (Self 70)

HT: 1-0   Att: 120   Ref: I Jozeljic

Olympia Warriors: Kay  -  Hey (Meredith 15), Van Der Mey, Dzelalija, Colosimo  -  Wadawu, Mason, Kumpulainen, Cronk  -  Fielding, Corbett (Grillas 65)

Tilford Zebras: Mainella  -  Muller, Telega, Smith, K Engels  -  Self, Andrews (Walsh 46), Ladic, McIntyre  -  Welch, Cripps (Thorpe 80)