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:  Tilford Zebras' Aaron Brazendale plays the ball while under pressure [PlessPix]

(Southern Premier League, KGV Park, Sunday, 15 April 2012)

Tilford Zebras 3 (Self 40, 45+2, Fagg 63)

Kingborough Lions United 3 (McDonald 38, 49, 76)

HT: 2-1   Att: 120   Ref: S Natoli

Tilford Zebras: Siedler  -  Muller (Otte 55), Telega, Palmer, Fagg  -  Self (Smith 84), J Foley-Donoghue, McIntyre, Welch  -  Brazendale, Walsh  (Subs not used:  Barabara, Luttrell, Kaden)

Kingborough Lions United: Duncan  -  Herweynen (M Palmer 46), Cuthbertson, Cowen, Hawkins  -  McDonald, Iseli, Marchioli, Bevan  -  T Pearce (Cooper 69), Schuth  (Subs not used:  Leamey, Farquhar, Otto)


Photo:  Kingborough's Trent Pearce (right) under pressure from Zebras' Andrew Telega [PlessPix]


(Courtesy of Stefano Lufi, Mr Video, and filmed by Rob Reibel)


Photo:  Kingborough keeper Andrew Duncan lines up his wall {PlessPix]

Southern Premier League

Tilford Zebras 3 (Self 40, 45+2, Fagg 63) drew with Kingborough Lions United 3 (McDonald 38, 49, 76)


Photo:  The teams file out onto the pitch [PlessPix]

(Southern Premier League, KGV Park, Saturday, 14 April 2012)

Glenorchy Knights 3 (Strang 15, 61, 65)

University 3 (Bernard 34, 68, D Booth 89)

HT: 1-1   Att: 90   Ref: K Barker

Glenorchy Knights: Le Rossignol  -  Nowicki, Holmes, Johnson, Clay  -  Dawes, Hey, J Huigsloot, Griffin  -  Strang, Marney  (Subs not used:  Kamano, Peter, Robb, Sherman)

University: Piesse  -  Scott, Fletcher, Merry, Hewson  -  Galloway (Siely 74), D Booth, Hindmarsh, Andrews (McCallum 61), H Booth  -  Barnard  (Subs not used:  Messieh, Proud)