Who Is Walter Pless?

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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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Heidelberg attacking on wing - Copy

Photo:  Devonport's Edward Bidwell tries to stop Heidelberg's Adrian Zahra [PlessPix]

NPL Finals Series (Valley Road) - Saturday, 8 September 2018

Devonport City 2 (Steven Pace 29 og, Kieran Mulraney 87) lost to Heidelberg 3 (Sean Ellis 44, Alexander Schiavo 45, Jack Petrie 90+7)

Olympia win prmotion 9 September 2018 - Copy

Photo:  Olympia Warriors celebrate their promotion back to the Women's Super League [PlessPix]

Women’s Promotion-Relegation Play-off (KGV Park) - Sunday, 9 September 2018

Olympia Warriors 6 (Bonnie Davies 25, 36, O Bomford 35, Jade Williams 47, Innocent Michael 49, 62) beat University 0

Pitchford takes cross - Copy

Photo:  Devonport goalkeeper Nathan Pitcford takes a cross [PlessPix]

Men’s Division 3

Brighton Storm 2-0 Kingborough Lions United

Ben Smith left - Copy

Photo:  Football statistician Ben Smith (left) played for Brighton Storm today and then rushed to KGV Park to watch the promotion/relegation play-off between University and Olympia Warriors [PlessPix]

Mikalha George is beaten - Copy

Photo:  University goalkeeper Mikalha George dives but can't prevent Olympia from scoring [PlessPix]

Pitchford beaten by free-kick - Copy

Photo:  Devonport goalkeeper Nathan Pitchford looks back in despair as Heidelberg score the winner with a free-kick 7 minutes ito stoppage time [PlessPix]

Sub consoles Pitchford - Copy

Photo:  Devonport substitute keeper Tho,as Pearce consoles Nathan Pitchford after the winning goal [PlessPix]

No.10 is mobbed - Copy

Photo:  Jack Petrie (on ground) is mobbed by his Heidelberg team-mates after scoring the winner with a free-kick [PlessPix]

Schiavo is congratulated - Copy

Photo:  Alexander Schiavo (No.22) is congratulated after scoring on the stroke of half-time to send Heidelberg into the break leading 2-1 [PlessPix]

Olympia header against Uni - Copy

Photo:  Olympia head at goal in the game against University today [PlessPix]

Georgia Burley on a run - Copy

Photo:  University's Georgia Burley goes on a run through midfield [PlessPix]

Raffaella Puli passes ahead of Universotys Sophie Young - Copy

Photo:  University's Sophie Young (right) tries to stop Olympia's Raffaella Puli from passing the ball [PlessPix]

Danger for Uni - Copy

Photo:  The University defence under pressure from Olympia [PlessPix]

George catches a shot - Copy

Photo:  University goalkeeper Mikalha George stops an Olympia shot.  George made several brilliant saves during the course of the match to prevent Olympia reaching double figures. [PlessPix]