Who Is Walter Pless?

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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Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League

South Hobart 3 (Brennan 60, Lo 88, 91) beat Tilford Zebras 1 (Walsh 22 pen)

Reserves

South Hobart 5 (McGoldrick 2, Willcock, Postma, Cuthbertson) beat Tilford Zebras 2

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Photo:  New Knights coach Ahmed Abdaltam chats to outgoing coach Nick Harrison at South Hobart before the South Hobart versus Tilford Zebras game [PlessPix]

Glenorchy Knights have sacked coach Nick Harrison and have today appointed Ahmed Abdaltam as his replacement.

Harrison is the second coaching casualty of the Premier League season following the dismissal by Olympia of Chris Hey three weeks ago.

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Photo:  Brady Cronk equalises for Olympia Warriors against New Town Eagles [PlessPix]

Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League (Clare Street, Saturday, 30 April 2011)

New Town Eagles 3 (McKeown 9, Jo 36, 75)

Olympia Warriors 1 (Cronk 26)

HT: 2-1   Att: 120   Ref: S Collins

New Town Eagles: Pitchford  -  Clark, Bates, Anderson, M Page  -  Whitehall, Jo, Strang (Vernon 61), Barabara (Clamp 61)  -  McKeown, Gordon (Quan 72)  (Sub not used:  Bunt)

Olympia Warriors: McKenna  -  Hey, Dzelalija, Vavoulas (Hedge 70), Mohamad  -  Phillips, Kumpulainen, Meredith (Nandan 52), Wadawu (Page 46)  -  Cronk, Fielding  (Sub not used:  Kay)

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Photo:  Olympia's new signing, Tony Dzelalija, was unable to stem the tide as his side succumbed to New Town Eagles [PlessPix]

Glenorchy Knights earned their first league win of the season and moved off the foot of the Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League ladder on Saturday, downing Beachside 3-2 away at Sandown Park.

Olympia Warriors dropped to last place when they lost 3-1 away at Clare Street against New Town Eagles, who are third.