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 Kingborough Lions United squad that has reached the Summer Cup final [PlessPix]

Southern Summer Cup


Tilford Zebras 2 (Welch 50, McIntyre 68) beat South Hobart 0

Kingborough Lions United 6 (Marchioli 18, Schuth 34, 82, 88 McDonald 43, Cooper 55) beat Olympia Warriors 2 (Wadawu 26, 29)


Photo:  Tilford Zebras observe a minute's silnce before today's semi-final in memory of Karen Hall, mother of former Zebras player Matt and Sam Hall [PlessPix]


Olympia Warriors 2 (G Vafakos, R Thurley) beat Clarence United 0

South Hobart 1 (M McGoldrick) beat Tilford Zebras 0


Photo:  Olympia's Fry on the ball against Clarence in the reserves' semi-final [PlessPix]


Photo:  Olympia's victorious reserves coach, Peter Vafakos [PlessPix]


Photo:  Clarence United's Dipendra Kunwar is beaten by an Olympia opponent [PlessPix]

North-West Summer Cup

Devonport City 4 (N Cochrane, K Douglas, S Wilson, G Ashdown) beat Somerset 2 (C Smith)

Ulverstone 6-4 Burnie United


Photo:  Tilford Zebras goalkeeper Craig MInty was, arguably, the man of the match against South Hobart [PlessPix]


Photo:  Kingborough's Marc Iseli challenges Olympia keeper Jason Voss for the ball [PlessPix]


Photo:  Olympia's Youssef Mohamad (left) vies for the ball with Kingborough's Tom McDonald [PlessPix]


Photo:  Disconsolate Olympia fans, brothers Taki (left) and Peter Iaonnou [PlessPix]


Photo:  The left-footed Jayden Welch struck the opener for Tilford Zebras against South Hobart with a magnificent right-footed shot inside the far post [PlessPix]