Who Is Walter Pless?

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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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The Qantas Olyroos have been drawn against Yemen in the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympics men’s football tournament. The draw took place today at AFC House in Kuala Lumpur.

The Qantas Olyroos are scheduled to play the home leg of the tie on 19 June 2011 and the away leg on the 23 June 2011 with venues and kick-off times to be confirmed.

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Photo:  Clarence prepare to take a free-kick as referee Mr Galloway runs over to have a word with the Clarence bench [PlessPix]

Clarence United survived a penalty and managed to snatch a 1-1 draw with the NTC/TIS team in tonight’s Premier Reserve League match at KGV Park.

After a goalless opening half, the NTC/TIS should have taken the lead in the 50th minute when they were awarded a penalty for a foul on Eh Soo She, but Clarence keeper Trent Cornish saved Jamie de Smit’s spot-kick.

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Photo:  Shane Kent has been unhappy playing in defence for Eagles and will return to Metro [PlessPix]

Shane Kent, the 23-year-old New Town Eagles defender, has returned to his former club, Metro, in League One.

Kent has been unhappy at the Premier League outfit and he is expected to be cleared in time to play for Metro against Southern FC on Saturday.

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Photo:  Metro striker Jeremy Morris is to sign for Glenorchy Knights [PlessPix]

Glenorchy Knights will sign Metro youngsters Jeremy Morris and Geoff Wicks tomorrow.

The pair needs to be signed by lunchtime on Thursday to be eligible to play on Friday night against New Town Eagles.

Morris is a striker and Wicks is a defender for the League One club.