The new season starts here

Season 2013/14 starts on September 1 and managers up and down the newly-sponsored Maccabi GB (Southern) Football League have been busy strengthening their squads ahead of the big kick-off. Forty-one teams start the season and they have been speaking to JC Sports Editor Danny Caro about their hopes for the campaign.

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JC TIPS FOR THE SEASON

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PREMIER DIVISION

BRADY MACCABI A

NEW SIGNINGS (so far): Ben Goldberg, Lee Cash, Michael Kenley

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: To do better than last season

CAPTAIN: Jon Ellis

SPONSOR: Jewish Care Scotland

HOME GROUND: Rowley Lane

MANAGERS: Joel Nathan and Josh Rosenfeld

EMAIL: JNathan@bgcpartners.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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CAMDEN PARK

HAVE YOU MADE ANY NEW SIGNINGS? No, we feel our current squad has enough quality to compete. We are quite an exclusive club in the sense that we have all grown up together and all close friends therefore we don’t tend to bring in new players unless they fit that criteria

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: As it’s our first season in the Premiership since we took over running the club from the ‘old guard’ two seasons ago, our aim at the moment is to become an established Premiership club.

CAPTAIN: Max Saunders - he’s back from a long injury lay-off just in time to replace the outgoing Guy Fenton at Centre Back

SPONSOR: FifaCoinsOnline – watch out for FIFA14, purchase your coins for fantastic prices!

MANAGER: Josh Marks

EMAIL: Josh.Marks@knightfrank.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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FAITHFOLD A

NEW SIGNINGS (so far): Ben Ellis

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: To do better than last year

CAPTAIN: Alex Levack

SPONSOR: Vapelux

HOME GROUND: Chase Lodge

MANAGER: Zuriel Solomon

EMAIL Zuriel@cellphoneconnect.co.uk

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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FC TEAM A

NEW SIGNINGS: Lorian Madanes and James Stanley from London Lions, Dean Barnett from Brighton

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We want to be challenging for the title and silverware

CAPTAIN: Jon Breger

SPONSOR: Guardian Inheritance - www.guardianinheritance.com

HOME GROUND: We return to Old Camdenians, Burton Hole Lane, Mill Hill

MANAGER: Mitch Young

EMAIL mitchyoung10@hotmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A

NEW SIGNINGS: Paul Bentley, Avi Korman, Tali Nevies, Yishai Last

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: If we do not win at least one trophy it will have been a disappointing season

CAPTAIN: The evergreen Josh Lipman

SPONSOR: Kisharon Charity are our shirt sponsors

HOME GROUND: Hadley (we were unbeaten there last season)

MANAGER: David Garbacz

EMAIL David.Garbacz@ig.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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LONDON MACCABI LIONS A

MANAGER: Eilon Kennet

HOME GROUND Rowley Lane

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LONDON MACCABI LIONS B

MANAGER: Jamie Kyte

HOME GROUND Rowley Lane

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NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS A

NEW SIGNINGS: Jake Doffman

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We'd like to enjoy a few more victories in both the league and cup and worry more about who is above us than below

CAPTAIN: David Rhodes

SPONSOR: Harris Balcombe

HOME GROUND: Ark Academy/Brunel

MANAGER: Phil Peters

EMAIL phil.peters@i2a.co.uk

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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OAKWOOD A

NEW SIGNINGS: Harvey Kaye and Alex Koslover move down from Manchester

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We are aiming for silverware which will come with greater consistency at both ends of the pitch

CAPTAIN: Adam Levine

SPONSOR: Jacob and Joseph Ltd.

HOME GROUND: Brunel (grass)

MANAGER: Ric Blank and Alex Schock

EMAIL ric.blank@gmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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DIVISION ONE

BRADY MACCABI B

NEW SIGNINGS (so far): We have added a few to the squad whilst still retaining the core that has served us so well over the last two years

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Every team will go into the season with the hopes of winning the league so I don't expect ours to be any different

CAPTAIN: Samuel Frohlich

SPONSOR: Impex Russell

HOME GROUND: Rowley Lane

MANAGER: Josh Dagul

EMAIL josh@thepaddocks.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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CHIGWELL ATHLETIC

NEW SIGNINGS: Steve Summers, Craig Sandford, Raanan Firmin, Hadley Silver, Ryan Cole, Elliot Bloom

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: To be challenging for the title plus some good cup runs, but enjoyment has always been the name of the game for us too

CAPTAIN: Paul Lenchner

SPONSOR: Richman Junior

HOME GROUND: Peter May Sports Centre

MANAGER: Richard Slater

EMAIL chigwellathletic@live.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB B

NEW SIGNINGS: Yisroel Lewis, Shloime Friedman, Parys Hammond and Len Bloom

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Challenging for promotion

SPONSOR: Kisharon

HOME GROUND: West Hendon Playing Fields

MANAGERS: Chaim Gothold and Aryeh Goldring

EMAIL aryehgoldring@gmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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LOS BLANCOS

NEW SIGNINGS: Nick Grosse, Darren Russell, Matt Keston, James Joseph, Sam Cramer, Jono Gaon

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Always aiming high and hoping we can adjust to the demanding Division One quickly. If we finish above mid-table then that would be a satisfying result

CAPTAIN: Adam Waters

SPONSOR: Cohen Arnold Chartered Accountants

HOME GROUND: West Hendon playing fields

MANAGER: Adam Hersh

EMAIL adamhersh86@googlemail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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NORTH WEST NEASDEN

NEW SIGNINGS: We have had to build a whole new squad. Every player on our books is a new signing

CAPTAIN: James Lee

SPONSOR: Moerans Solicitors based in Edgware

HOME GROUND: Hadley FC

MANAGER: Andrew Goldman

EMAIL northwestneasden@gmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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SHIRLEY PARK

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: There’s at least 2/3 teams in Division One capable of finishing first and we’re one off them. Realistically we're well-equipped for the title this season and that's the target for the team

NEW SIGNINGS: We've added a few familiar faces including, Josh Franklin and Adam Klein

CAPTAIN: Si Shelley

SPONSOR: Bushell Investments, Vita Properties and Life Financial Solutions

HOME GROUND: Norseman FC - the home of the brave

MANAGERS: Dave Lusman and Saul Conway

EMAIL dlusman@hotmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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SOUTHGATE HARMEN

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Our minimum expectation is promotion to the Premier Division. We are also looking to have a good cup run in one of the competitions. The league title will be the cherry on top

NEW SIGNINGS: Ben Weinberg (Brixton Old Boys), Jordan Segal (Brixton Old Boys), Mitch Green (free agent), Ben Kaye (free agent), Joseph Marsh (free agent), Ricky Rinder (UJIA), Jordan Grant (NLR), Adam Simon (NWN)

CAPTAIN: Jonathan Morris

SPONSOR: London and District Housing

HOME GROUND: Chase Lodge

MANAGERS: Sam Castle and Joel Alterman

EMAIL sam@londonanddistrict.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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SPEC FC

New signing: Simon Bagel. The best name in Jewish football, and a fine centre back

Hopes for the season? We’re looking for a third successive promotion. This time … to the big time …. The PREMIER LEAGUE. We could also really do with a cup run to boost finances having just had planning permission approved to build the ‘Adam Lenz Memorial’ stand (he’s not dead, just immortalised)

CAPTAIN: Ashley Burns

SPONSOR: Challenge Sport & Education (CSE)

HOME GROUND: Split between Brunel University & The Ark (Wembley)

MANAGER: Laurence Conway

EMAIL ricky_lawrence88@hotmail.co.uk

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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WOODFORD WANDERERS

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: To complete our fixtures

MANAGER: Tony Charles

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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DIVISION TWO

AC MILL HILL

NEW SIGNINGS: We have brought through some youth players from the U21 squad and hope this will add depth and pace to our 1st team squad

WHICH OF YOUR SIGNINGS EXCITES YOU MOST? Keeping Ben Zloof was the biggest coup of the season. Luckily Perez has gone after someone called Gareth Bale instead!

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We are still working on our four-year plan to win the Premiership and therefore will once again be aiming for the title or promotion

CAPTAIN: Rob 'Ray Liota' Kleinman

SPONSOR: Richard Anthony & Co – Chartered Accountants

HOME GROUND: Chase Lodge

MANAGER: Joe Levy

EMAIL acmillhill@gmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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BLIZZARD STORM

NEW SIGNINGS: Adam Levene, Louis Taylor, Simon Levene, Alex Rubin, Dan Vandermolen.

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Top two finish, its never going to be easy – it’s a division packed full of competitive teams but I want us to deliver this season and be right up there in the mix

CAPTAIN: Adam Speck – the best skipper in the MSFL

HOME GROUND: Hertwood School, Borehamwood

MANAGER: Simon Linden

EMAIL silinden55@hotmail.co.uk

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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FAITHFOLD B

MANAGER: Rob Shooman

HOME GROUND Chase Lodge

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FC TEAM B

NEW SIGNINGS: Paul Savitz, Adam Savitz, Ben Radstone, Matt Davis, Jon Franks, Max Graves

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: To have an enjoyable season and push for promotion. With the experience in this team I believe it would be disappointing if we were not challenging for the top two

CAPTAIN: Mitch Lassman

SPONSOR: Guardian Inheritance

HOME GROUND: Old Camdenians in Mill Hill

MANAGER: David Gordon

EMAIL davidgordon83@hotmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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FC TEAM C

NEW SIGNINGS: James Joseph, Matthew Cohen, Jeremy Julius and Andrew Hurwitz

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We are here to win it. We have a squad capable of winning and the boys are hungry. If you’re not first, you’re last

CAPTAIN: Jamie Breslaw

SPONSOR: Guardian Inheritance

HOME GROUND: Old Camdenians in Mill Hill

MANAGER: Michael Myers and Ben Gilbey

EMAIL mjmyers90@gmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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LONDON HAROLDEANS

NEW SIGNINGS? Many of the team are new to the fold. Ones to watch are Bobby Abrams and Paul Harris, veteran striker Oliver Joseph, centre backs Jamie Isenwater and Ali Marks

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: I'm cautiously optimistic about it. We've got a strong squad, who will grow as the season progresses. With a good blend of youth and experience, promotion is not beyond us

CAPTAIN: Alistair Marks. James Abrams is club captain

SPONSORS: ELS Legal LLP and Buchanan Bond Real Estate Ltd

HOME GROUND: White City Tiger Turf at Burlington Danes Academy

MANAGER: Jonathan Abrams

EMAIL abrams.jon@gmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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NORTH LONDON RAIDERS B

NEW SIGNINGS: With the merging of North London Raiders and Norstar, most of the players have come from one of the two clubs

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: As we are essentially a new team we'll be looking to establish ourselves and win more games than we lose. Much will depend on how quickly we gel

CAPTAIN: Josh Fineman, with Adam Posner Vice Captain

SPONSOR: HarrisBalcombe the market leading Insurance Claims Management Services provider

NEW KIT LAUNCH

HOME GROUND: The Ark/Brunel

MANAGER: Jonathan Adelman

EMAIL jonathan.adelman@btinternet.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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OAKWOOD B

NEW SIGNINGS: Mike Silverberg, Jamie Lyons

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Promotion. It's my last season at Oakwood before I return to Manchester to rejoin my boyhood club South Manchester. I want to go out on a high

CAPTAIN: Club Captain - Stefan Isaacs, Team Captain - Eric Lewis

SPONSORS: Israeli-betting company Jewbetcha sponsor training ground, Woody 'Woody's' Grill our kits

HOME GROUND: I think Brunel although not yet confirmed. Somewhere in alishvatz yoren no doubt

MANAGER: Ian Tussie

EMAIL tussie84@hotmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE B

SECRETARY: Richard Bronzite

HOME GROUND Fairlop
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DIVISION THREE

AC WHETSTONE

MARQUEE SIGNING: Laurence Swerner

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Every season since we formed in 2004 we have had the same two objectives: that the boys want to play again the next season and that they improve. It's the same this year

CAPTAIN: Alex Woffenden

SPONSORS: We are talking to various parties to see if they can remain solvent long enough to pay for some kit!

HOME GROUND: Chase Lodge

MANAGER: Clive Nathan

EMAIL clive.nathan@sky.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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CATFORD & BROMLEY

NEW SIGNINGS: Gabriel John, Reuben John, Gidi Matlin, Ben Swart, Sean Preston

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Promotion in our 50th year since the formation by our now Honoury Club President Melvyn Windsor would really be the icing on the cake

CAPTAIN: Adam Luria

SPONSOR: Furnitubes International

HOME GROUND: Norsemen

MANAGER: Lester Jacobs

EMAIL lester@sclprint.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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FAITHFOLD C

NEW SIGNINGS: Dan 'Flash' Gordon, Lewis Maleh

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: To win the league

CAPTAIN: Ben Simons

SPONSORS: Vapelux

HOME GROUND: Chase Lodge

MANAGER: David Garson

EMAIL davidgarson19@yahoo.co.uk

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB C

NEW SIGNINGS: We have been very active over the summer. We have brought in a number of new players, though I am keeping a few names close to my chest as they have not quite completed their transfers yet!

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: It's hard to predict how strong some of the new teams in the division will be, but I'd be disappointed with anything less than a top three finish, and I am quietly confident we can put up a challenge for the title

CAPTAIN: TBC. We have been experimenting with various options in friendlies

SPONSORS: Kisharon

HOME GROUND: West Hendon Playing Fields

MANAGER: Adam Glekin

EMAIL adamglekin@hotmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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JEWDINESE

WHICH NEW SIGNINGS WILL EXCITE THE FANS THE MOST? Zack Collins, Ben Berrick and Grant Reingold

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We aim to finish in the top five and hopefully go on a good cup run

CAPTAIN: Brad Dryer - he bleeds black and white

HOME GROUND: Morris Playing Fields, London Colney

MANAGER: Darren Lawrence

EMAIL jakeyerlich@yahoo.co.uk

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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KINGS CROWN

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Title/promotion/mid-table

CAPTAIN: Daniel Navisesh

SPONSOR: We're still looking for one!

HOME GROUND: Ludgrove Playing Fields, Oakhill Park

MANAGER: Jacob Kadoch

EMAIL jacobkadoch@hotmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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L'EQUIPE

NEW SIGNINGS: Richard Fogelman, Dan Gray, Craig Draper, Gavin Rhodes

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: One aim and that's to win the division

CAPTAIN: Mark Singer

SPONSOR: We don't have a sponsor. We are a one team, self-sufficient club who live and breath the clubs colours

HOME GROUND: West Hendon Playing Fields

MANAGER: Daniel Cordell and Josh Lewis

EMAIL dcordell@humancapitalsearch.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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LOUGHTON ORIENT

NEW SIGNINGS: Dan Shafron, Dave Levy

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: To hit the ground running and be challenging for the title. Pre-season has gone well and we look very solid at the back and dangerous going forward

CAPTAIN: Ryan Kissin

SPONSORS: Soccer Scene and A-List Flyers who will be on our second strip this year

HOME GROUND: Peter May Sports Centre

MANAGER: Dan Curtis

EMAIL loughton_orient@hotmail.co.uk

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS C

NEW SIGNINGS: We've brought in a decent number of new faces to improve our squad

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We expect to challenge for promotion and the title

CAPTAIN: Jonny Samuel

SPONSOR: Harris Balcombe

HOME GROUND: The Ark/Brunel

MANAGERS: Zack Gothelf and David Domb

EMAIL zackgothelf@hotmail.com

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

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TEMPLE FORTUNE

NEW SIGNINGS: We have signed or are going to sign a few players to add to what is essentially last season's B team, but until we see the forms and fees coming in I cannot be more specific!

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: Our primary aim is to get Temple Fortune back on track after an unenjoyable 2012/13 season, mainly caused by the indisciplined A team

SPONSOR: We will be using the same playing kit originally sponsored by Daniel Stewart & Co,

HOME GROUND: Roger Bannister Sports Centre

SECRETARY: Jonathan Cohen

EMAIL info@tffc.co.uk

FULL TEAM PROFILE HERE

Last updated: 9:01am, September 1 2013