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 Lions and the Students prepare for the kick-off [PlessPix]

(Southern Premier League, Lightwood Park, Sunday, 13 May 2012)

Kingborough Lions United 1 (J Schuth 68)

University 1 (J Proud 12)

HT: 0-1   Att: 80   Ref: B Kopra

Kingborough Lions United: Duncan (Dand 73)  -  Hawkins, Iseli, Herweynen, Palmer  -  Di Falco, Cuthbertson, Marchioli, Schuth  -  Farquhar (Kang 76), Cowen (T Pearce 73)  (Subs not used:  Bilson, J Otto)

University: D Kruijver  -  Conroy, Barnard, Merry, Hewson (Driver 76)  -  H Booth, Galloway (D Booth 62), Hindmarsh, Scott  -  Proud, Watts  (Subs not used:  Spurr, Messiah)


Photo:  University clear a Kingborough corner [PlessPix]


(Courtesy of Stefano Lufi, Mr Video)


Photo:  University's Aaron Hindmarsh wins the ball ahead of Kingborough's Danny Cowen [PlessPix]


(Courtesy of Stefano Lufi, Mr Video)


Photo:  Clarence United's Aaron Cairns hits the post with his penalty [PlessPix]

(Southern Premier League, Wentworth Park, Saturday, 12 May 2012)

Clarence United 0

New Town Eagles 2 (A Leszczynski 81, McKeown 85)

HT: 0-0   Att: 90   Ref: C Phillips

Clarence United: Ortiz  -  Toghill, Lewis, Malcolm, Price  -  Cannamela, Rees (Aldridge 76), Cairns, Karas  -  E Tsakiris Hoppitt (S Reibel 69)  (Subs not used:  Aitken, Cornish)

New Town Eagles: N Pitchford  -  Clark, Cox, Page, Anderson  -  Whitehall, Hudson, Scott, Quan (Collins 60)  -  Leszczynski (J Clamp 88), McKeown  (Subs not used:  Marshall, Ayres, T Clamp)


Photo:  Julian Proud (left) is congratulated by team-mates after heading University into the lead against Kingborough [PlessPix]

Southern Premier League

Kingborough Lions United 1 (J Schuth 68) drew with University 1 (J Proud 12)

(Southern Premier League, South Hobart, Saturday, 12 May 2012)

South Hobart 1 (C Williams 43)

Glenorchy Knights 0

HT: 1-0   Att: 120   Ref: K Barker

South Hobart: Ferguson  -  Duffy (Ince 16), Bladel, Ludford, Williams  -  Eaves, Feral, Merkuzic  -  Brennan, Hickey, Mizael (Postma 68)  (Subs not used:  Moncur, Morton)

Glenorchy Knights: Le Rossignol  -  Nowicki (M Smith 66), Johnson, Holmes, Hey  -  Marney, Griffin, Robb, Letiko  -  Strang, Dawes (Kamano 66)  (Subs not used:  Sherman, Stanton, Woodham)