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:  Soo Ho Park celebrates his opening goal for Derwent [PlessPix]

(Southern League One, North Warrane, Saturday, 9 June 2012)

Nelson Eastern Suburbs 1 (W Hanley 7)

Derwent United 3 (Soo Ho Park 5, J Turner 67, 90+2)

HT: 1-1   Att: 70   Ref: E Rosenzweig

Nelson Eastern Suburbs: De Carpentier  -  Gaskell, Ireland, Stalker, Fone  -  Hanley, Lenck, A Mills, J Brighella (E Brighella 70), Flood  -  R Mills  (Subs not used:  Caulfield, Fennell, French, Hoppitt)

Derwent United: Jackson  -  Gill, Sang Young Yoon, Dong Jin Kim, In Ho Jang  -  Hae Seong Lee, Turner, Seong Goan Kim, Jis Ung Lee  -  Ho Jin Kim, Soo Ho Park  (Sub not used:  Balmer)


Photo:  Alex Leszczynski is swamped by team-mates after his goal [PlessPix]

(Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League, KGV Park, Saturday, 9 June 2012)

Tilford Zebras 1 (D Cox 74 og)

New Town Eagles 1 (A Leszczynski 49)

HT: 0-0   Att: 120   Ref: S Natoli

Tilford Zebras: Minty  -  Otte, Smith, Palmer, K Engels  -  Brazendale, Chadderton (J Foley-Donoghue 85), Fagg, Self  -  Welch, Walsh (E Engels 67)

New Town Eagles: N Pitchford  -  Anderson, Cox, Page, Hudson  -  Whitehall (Clark 81), Marshall, Scott, Collins  -  Leszczynski, J Clamp (McKeown 65)

(Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League, South Hobart, Saturday, 9 June 2012)

South Hobart 3 (C Williams 10, A Hedge 43 og, D Postma 51)

Clarence United 0

HT: 2-0   Att: 120   Ref: I Jozeljic

South Hobart: Ferguson  -  Duffy, N Clarke, Ludford, Williams  -  Merkuzic [(Ince 17) M Clarke 84], Eaves, Hickey  -  Postma, Brennan, N Morton  (Subs not used:  McGoldrick, W Ross, Rogers)

Clarence United: Cornish  -  Cannamela, Lewis (Stevens 69), Hedge, Price  -  Toghill (Rees 81), Malcolm, Cairns, S McIntyre  -  Hoppitt, E Tsakiris  (Subs not used:  Mizuno, S Reibel, W Reibel)


(Courtesy of Stefano Lufi, Mr Video, and filmed by Ayden Demaijer)


Photo:  Alex Leszczynski celebrates his opener against Zebras tonight [PlessPix]

Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League

South Hobart 3 (C Williams 10, A Hedge og 43, D Postma 51) beat Clarence United 0

Tilford Zebras 1 (D Cox og 74) drew with New Town Eagles 1 (A Leszczynski 49)


Photo:  The Lions' Ryan Bevan in possession [PlessPix]

(Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League, KGV Park, Friday, 8 June 2012)

Glenorchy Knights 0

Kingborough Lions United 1 (D Cooper 1)

HT: 0-1   Att: 100   Ref: P Galloway

Glenorchy Knights: Le Rossignol  -  Clay, Holmes, Johnson, Robb  -  Huigsloot (Nowicki 53)  -  Dawes, Griffin, Hey  -  Marney (Letiko 65), Strang  (Subs not used:  Peter, Kilpatrick)

Kingborough Lions United: Leamey  -  Di Falco, Iseli, Cuthbertson, D Pearce  -  Bevan, Davies, Marchioli  -  Cowen, Cooper (F Kang 66), Schuth  (Subs not used:  Dand, Davis, Herweynen, T Pearce)