JC team of the week: the contenders - Sept 29

By Danny Caro, September 29, 2013
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Here are the star player nominations from Matchday 5 of the MGBSFL season.

GK
Ed Bloom (FC Team A)
Avi Markiewicz (Hendon B)
Oli Simons (Blizzard Storm)
Ben Pollins (AC Whetstone)

DEFENDERS
Josh Greenham, Jake Weiner, James Korn, Jon Toby (all FC Team A)
Josh Kaye (L'Equipe)
Noah Bier (AC Whetstone)
Matt Niman (Redbridge B)
Rafi Kon (Hendon A)
Mark Abo (Oakwood B)
Richard Bloom (NL Raiders B)
Liam Stein (NL Raiders C)
Josh Kaye (L'Equipe)
Adam Poole, Jerome Marks (both Woodford)
Alex Bloch (Norstar London Raiders A)

MIDFIELDERS
Jon Breger (FC Team A)
Ari Last (Hendon A)
Oliver Leslie, Ricky Rinder (both Harmen)
Jeremy Julius (FC Team C)
Sammy Huberman, Phillipe Auret (both AC Whetstone)
Marc Hymanson, Josh Marlow (both Oakwood B)
David Elf (Hendon C)
Alex Goodman (NL Raiders C)
Ben Kfir (London Haroldeans)
Darren Hahn, Harrison Midda (both Woodford)

STRIKERS
Steve Summers (Chigwell)
Barry Green (Loughton Orient)
Dan Gordon (Faithfold C)
Samuel Castle (Harmen),
Alex Elf (Hendon C)
Shim Bensoor (FC Team C)
Dan Cohen, Jonah Gordon Boyd (both AC Whetstone)

MANAGER
Mitch Young (FC Team A)
Clive Nathan (AC Whetstone)
Sam Castle & Joel Alterman (Harmen)
Jonathan Adelman (NL Raiders B)

REFEREE
Adam Yuchetel (AC Whetstone vs Catford & Bromley Maccabi)
Adam Lewis (Redbridge Jewish Care B vs Norstar London Raiders B)

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NOMINEES

FC TEAM A
Ed Bloom (GK) - incredible performance, made crucial saves and blocks and his handling was immense. Top class!
Josh Greenham (RB) - debut and did not put a foot wrong, made one crucial last-ditch challenge
Jake Weiner (CB) - lea the backline brilliantly
James Korn (CB) - solid
Jon Toby (LB) - up against Ben Ellis for 90 minutes and got the better of him overall
Jon Breger (CM) - captain's performance in the middle of the pitch

HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB B
Avi Markiewicz (GK) - helped out his team by playing in goal and pulled off some superb saves

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LOUGHTON ORIENT
Barry Green (S) - hatrick hero, Always looked dangerous and made dangerous runs

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SOUTHGATE HARMEN
Oliver Leslie – ran the game for 90 minutes and scored a great free-kick. Showed his class and was a wonder to watch. One of the best performances you will see on a Sunday morning this season
Ricky Rinder (M) – grafted hard for 90 minutes, running up and down the left, giving the Neasden right-back a horrid time. Was switched over to the right for the last 15 minutes got a brace, exactly what he deserved
Samuel Castle – co-manager led the line by himself winning more a less every header. Scored a wonder goal to make the score 2-1, also chipped in with an assist
Joel Alterman & Ben Adaki – made two inspired subs that changed the game and kept the boys motivated when things weren’t going their way

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HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB C
Alex Elf (S) - back to his best with two stunning solo efforts against Faithfold C, boosted by his brothers presence and dominance in the middle allowed him to see more of the ball and be a threat every time he was running at the defence
David Elf (M) - out of the game for so long but came into it so strong controlling the midfield and giving something Hendon have been missing all season which was some much-needed possession in midfield, and capping it with a superb goal
Josh Kaye (CB) - Hendon' sman of the match against L'Equipe - nothing passed him at CB and he was immense in the air

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BLIZZARD STORM
Oli Simons (GK) - won his side the game against FC Team B, pulled off four or five saves of the highest standard. Man of the match by a mile

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FC TEAM C
Jeremy Julius (CM) - the mercurial talent was dangerous all game, scoring two and unlucky not to get a third but his 30-yard shot was denied by the crossbar
Shim Bensoor (CF) - never stopped running today and deserve his two goals

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L'EQUIPE
Josh Kaye (CB) - had a cracker of a debut, putting his head on most balls and thwarting most attacking play from Jewdinese

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AC WHETSTONE
Sammy Huberman (CM) - MOTM - outstanding in central midfield and was everywhere for 90 minutes. Typified the team spirit and desire that defines AC Whetstone
Noah Bier (CB) - Pure class. His ability to defend and then bring the ball out is excellent
Phillipe Auret (M) - Pace, skill and two goals from right midfield. Has the confidence and composure to be a threat to any team
Dan Cohen (S) - took his goal perfectly and never gave the Catford defence a moments respite

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REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE B
Matt Niman (LB) - did all the simple things right and was an outlet at all times

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HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A
Ari Last (CM) - no exaggeration - one of the best midfield performances his manager, David Garbacz has ever seen at this level
Rafi Kon (D) - lead an unbelievably inexperienced defence superbly

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OAKWOOD B
Mark Abo (LB) - very good against Haroldeans
Marc Hymanson (M) - was also a constant threat on the right despite his apparent lack of sleep
Josh Marlow (M) - was good always very positive in possession

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NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS C
Alex Goodman (CM) - ran the show from the middle of the park
Liam Stein (LB) - One of Norstar's best performers this season and didn't let his side down at all today

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NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS B
Richard Bloom (D) - he's been flawless since he came back from the US this summer and today he was a rock in the centre of defence, winning every header and tackle and marshalling the back line superbly to hold out against Sollosi(s) & co!

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LONDON HAROLDEANS
Ben Kfir - had a decent game ... fairly solid in centre mid and then at right back in the second half

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WOODFORD WANDERERS
Adam Poole (CB) - cool, calm and colossal!
Jerome Marks (D) - Mr 100 per cent
Darren Hahn (M) - improving every game, and controlled the tempo of the game
Harrison Midda (M) - led by example with a consistent display and played until the final whistle

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NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS A
Alex Bloch (LB) – "showed everyone why David Garbacz tried to sign him twice this week with a fabulous performance at left back in what was his first start of the season; outstanding in defence and a constant threat going forward"

Last updated: 12:32pm, October 1 2013