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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Photo:  Kingborough and South Hobart observe a minute's silence befoer the match [PlessPix]

Milan Lakoseljac Memorial Trophy (South Hobart, Saturday, 21 May 2011)

South Hobart 5 (Lo, Roach, Brennan 2, L Huigsloot)

Kingborough Lions United 0

HT: 2-0   Att: 100   Ref: K Barker

South Hobart: Kruijver  -  Pennicott, Brown, Ludford, Feral  -  L Huigsloot, Roach, Hickey  -  Downes, Lo, Kanakaris (Subs:  Brennan, Mann, Scott, Foley-Donoghue, McGoldrick)

Kingborough Lions United: Leamey  -  Palmer, Davies, Herweynen, D Pearce  -  Bevan, Iseli, Marchioli, D Abbott  -  Cooper, Watkins (Subs:  Schuth, Bremner, T Wailes, Davis)


PhotoChris Kumpulainen (right) makes it 2-0 for Olympia [PlessPix]

Milan Lakoseljac Memorial Trophy (Warriors Park, Saturday, 21 May 2011)

Olympia Warriors 3 (Woolley, Kumpulainen, Phillips)

Ulverstone 0

HT: 3-0   Att: 80   Ref: M Sprod

Olympia Warriors: Kay;  Stockdale, Woolley, Nandan, Mohamad, Page, Phillips, Hey, Cronk, Corbett, Kumpulainen (Subs:  Farrugia, Vavoulas, Undy)

Ulverstone: W Cox-Haines;  A Foote, B Foote, Roberts-Thompson, K Baldock, D Baldock, Hutchinson, Meaney, Tabrett, K Foote, Stone (Subs:  Maine, Laing, C Cox-Haines)


Photo:  Emma O'Brien and Freya Crocker outside Old Trafford

Two young Tasmanian girls, Freya Crocker and Emma O’Brien, recently visited the UK as members of a Vikings Futsal women’s team.

They visited Old Trafford Stadium, the home of Manchester United, and also attended a coaching clinic run by Manchester City.