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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an Olympia run

Photo:  Olympia on the attack against NTC [PlessPix]

Under-16 Cup Semi-Finals (KGV Park)

Tilford Zebras 8 (Alexander Colavecchio 2, Nicholas Drew 2, Michael Herbert 2, Matthew Gadd, Gio Bayabos) beat Olympia Blue 1 (Matthew Barker)

Mike Palmer and Jake Vandermey A

Photo:  FFT CEO Mike Palmer (left) and member of Tasmanian squad Jake Vandermey at today's ticket launch [PlessPix]

Tickets for the 28 September match between A-League giants Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC at North Hobart Oval at 3pm go on sale tomorrow [Tuesday] at 9am.

The curtain-raiser is the game between Tasmania and Melbourne Victory Youth at 12.15pm.