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:  Kingborough keeper Lachlan Davey saves from Hugh Foley [PlessPix]

(Premier Reserves League, KGV Park, Wednesday, 31 August 2011)

NTC/TIS 1 (N Mearns 88)

Kingborough Lions United 1 (A Taylor 70)

HT: 0-0   Ref:  D Ambler

NTC/TIS: Prendergast  -  Ince, Hill, Stevens, Mearns  -  De Smit, Thomas, H Foley  -  Ehsoo, I Kenyi, Williamson

Kingborough Lions United: Davey  -  W Davis, Herweynen, Farquhar, McConnon (Fisher 55)  -  Watkins, Hughes (Taylor 46), T Pearce, J Davis (Hartog 61)  -  C Iseli, F Kenyi


Photo:  NTC/TIS keeper Tristan Prendergast tips a shot over the bar to conceded a fateful corner [PlessPix]

Premier Reserves League

NTC/TIS 1 (N Mearns 88) drew with Kingborough Lions United 1 (A Taylor 70)

This is an unedited official FFA media release:

31 August 2011

The Westfield Matildas will open their 2012 Olympic qualification campaign against DPR Korea, tomorrow, September 1 at the Jinan Olympic Sports Centre, China.
It will be the first time the two teams have met since the heart stopping 2010 AFC Asian Cup final—the Westfield Matildas won 5–4 on penalties after the teams were deadlocked at 1–1 after extra time.