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:  The Tasmanian goal under siege by Northern NSWSouthern Tasmania players (L-R) are Sam Rigby, Nick Naden, Liam Pullen, Mitchell Clear and Adam Fulton. [PlessPix]

The visiting Northern New South Wales Under-13s drew 2-2 with the Southern Tasmania Under-14s at Warrior Park tonight.

A last-minute goal by Ronald John following a corner earned the Tasmanians a draw.


Photo:  South Hobart's Brayden Mann (left) passes past Eagles' Jeremy Marshall [PlessPix]

(Men’s State-wide Top-Four Grand Final, Aurora Stadium, Launceston, Sunday 11 September 2011)

South Hobart 3 (S Hickey 18, T Roach 100, A Brennan 115)

New Town Eagles 1 (N Ferrall 46)

HT: 1-1   FT: 1-1  AET: 3-1  Att: 300   Ref: I Jozeljic

South Hobart: Kruijver  -  Scott, Brown, Ludford, Feral  -  Huigsloot (Postma 54), Roach, Hickey  -  Brennan, Mann (Di Falco 87), Lo  (Subs not used:  Bladel, Williams, Moncur)

New Town Eagles: N Pitchford  -  Clark, Page, Bates (Gordon 59), Cox  -  Leszczysnki, N Ferrall (Wass 110), Marshall, Whitehall  -  McKeown, Clamp (Stingle 68)  (Subs not used:  L Ferrall)


Photo:  Tasmania defend in numbers against the Northern NSW under-13s [PlessPix]

The Tasmanian State under-13 side drew 1-1 with the visiting Northern New South Wales under-13s at Warrior Park this evening.

After a goalless opening half, Louis Townsend gave NNSW the lead 12 minutes into the second period.