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:  Robert Corradetti (left) and Zebras president Nick Di Giovanni at a club dinner this year [PlessPix]

Robert Corradetti, a member of the Tilford Zebras committee, passed away in Hobart today after a short and sudden illness.

Corradetti, a former coach of the Tilford Zebras women’s team, was 52.


Photo:  Jeremy Walker is the first Tasmanian-produced player to feature in an A-League match [PlessPix]

[A-League, Allianz Stadium, Sunday, 2 December 2012]

Sydney FC 0

Melbourne Heart 0

Att: 12,425   Ref: S Delovski

Sydney FC: Janjetovic  -  Grant, Bosschaart, Griffiths, Fabio  -  Gligor (Culina 61), McFlynn, Abbas  -  Chianese, Del Piero (Powell 69), Yau  (Subs not uased:  Sherlock, Necevski)

Melbourne Heart: Bolton  -  Walker (Vrankovic 87), Gerhardt, Colosimo, Mitchinson  -  Thompson (MacAllister 82), Fred, Hoffman  -  Garuccio (Kalmar 79), Tadic, Williams  (Sub not used:  Redmayne)


Photo:  Dale Itchins sporting the New Town Eagles badge [PlessPix]

New Town Eagles have appointed Dale Itchins as their director of coaching and senior Southern Premier League team coach for 2013.

Itchins has coached Eagles and Hobart Juventus at senior level in the past.