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.

Who's Online

We have 450 guests and no members online

Former Prospect Knights and Launceston City goalkeeper James Wilson played for Farsley AFC against Leeds United on Saturday.

Leeds won 5-0 at Farsley’s Throstle Nest home ground before a crowd of 3,000.


Photo:  Hugh Ludford tries a shot as South Hobartlay siege to the Launceston City goal [PlessPix]

(Victory League, KGV Park, Sunday, 7 July 2013)

South Hobart 9 (K Kanakaris 5 pen, 17, 60, 72 pen, N Morton 12, 86, L Scott 20, Mizael 77, 87)

Launceston City 0

HT:  4-0   Att:  150   Ref:  I Jozeljic

South Hobart:  Ferguson  -  Scott, Ludford (Hickey 69), Hill (Fielding 46), Williams  -  Rogers, Ludlow (Mizael 49), Kanakaris  -  Templin, Morton, Hunt  (Subs not used:  Lewis Pierce)

Launceston City:  Farrell  -  N Bartlett, Campbell, Pender, S Egan  -  Hawksley, J Duncan, Kadima (L Duncan 46), Keddie (Sciulli 55), Rossetto  -  McSorley


Photo:  South Hobart's Kostas Kanakaris scores his second penalty against Launceston City today to take the score to 6-0 [PlessPix]

Victory League

South Hobart 9 (K Kanakaris 5 pen, 17, 60, 72 pen, N Morton 12, 86, L Scott 20, Mizael 77, 87) beat Launceston City 0


Photo:  Devonport's Brayden Mann winces as he is tackled by the Lions' Damian Pearce [PlessPix]

(Victory League, KGV Park, Saturday, 6 July 2013)

Kingborough Lions United 5 (M Marchioli 35 pen, M Palmer 38, D Cowen 72, T McDonald 84, BN Eaves 94 og)

Devonport City 4 (B Mann 2, 32, 48, B Denehey 11)

HT:  2-3   Att:  100   Ref:  B Kopra

Kingborough Lions United:  Leamey  -  Hawkins, Cooper, D Pearce, A Hinkley  -  Cowen, Marchioli, M Palmer (Jun 80), J Davis (Bilson 61)  -  T McDonald, T Pearce (Verdouw 77)  (Sub not used:  Duncan)

Devonport City:  C Eaves  -  Gorrie, Mulraney, Gratton, A Foote  -  Simon Wilson, B Eaves, Stone  -  Denehey (Gilham 68), Mann, Holden  (Sub not used:  McKenna)


Photo:  Zebras' Kurt Engels plays the ball forward as Knights' Jayden Hey retreats [PlessPix]

(Victory League, KGV Park, Friday, 5 July 2013)

Glenorchy Knights 3 (J Hey 23, 49, 75)

Tilford Zebras 3 (A Cairns 21, 42, A McKeown 36)

HT:  1-3   Att:  120   Ref:  K Barker

Glenorchy Knights:  McKenna  -  Robinson, Booth, David, Robb  -  Kamba, J Hey, Hudson (Marshall 83), Marney (Kamano 85)  -  Griffin, Aldridge  (Subs not used:  S Cornish-Young, Roberts)

Tilford Zebras:  Norval  -  Toghill, Telega, Clamp, K Engels  -  Clark, Ladic, Cairns (MacDonald 82), Page   -  Palmer (Leszczynski 60), McKeown  (Subs not used:  McIntyre, Smith)



Photo:  A snow-covered Mt Wellington serves as a backdropto today's Kingborough Lions United versus Devonport City match [PlessPix]

Victory League

Kingborough Lions 5(M Marchioli 36 pen, M Palmer 38, D Cowen 73, T McDonald 85, B Eaves og 93) beat Devonport City 4 (B Mann 2, 32, 48, B Denehey 11)

Northern Rangers 3 (S Brassington, A Luate, L Tuma) drew with Olympia Warriors 3 (G Ochaya, N Meredith, L Nichols)

There have been a couple of venue changes for Victory League games this weekend.

There have also been ground closures and one postponement of a Southern Premier League match.


Photo:  Tilford Zebras' Adam McKeown (right) makes a lunging tackle on Glenorchy Knights' Aaron Marney [PlessPix]

Victory League

Glenorchy Knights 3 (J Hey 23, 49, 75) drew with Tilford Zebras 3 (A Cairns 21, 42, A McKeown 36)