JC MSFL Matchday 7 review

By Danny Caro, October 16, 2011
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There were mixed emotions for London Maccabi Lions A and Faithfold A in non-Jewish competition while Hendon A ended Neasden A's 100 per cent record. There were also three big shocks in the first round of the Peter Morrison Trophy. Danny Caro looks back on all the action on Matchday 7 of the JC MSFL season.

JC MSFL MATCHDAY 7 HEADLINES
SFAC - Lions A hit for perfect 10
LFASIC - Four-midable Faithfold march on
PMT – Super Shirley show Redbridge B what four, Blizzard batter Neasden B, FC Team C stun Faithfold B
Prem Div – Raiders Bs leave As doubled up
Div 3 – Blancos hit high fives
Div 4 – Five out of five for Raiders C

JC HAT-TRICK HEROES
PMT - Glenn Michaels (Chigwell Athletic), Ben Rosenblatt, Doron Hershkorn (both Southgate Harmen B)

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JC MSFL TOP-SCORERS

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND 2 DRAW

JC TEAM OF THE WEEK

JC GOAL OF THE WEEK

JC SAVE OF THE WEEK

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FA SUNDAY CUP ROUND ONE

LIONS RIPPED APART BY FALCONS
THE FALCONS 10 LONDON MACCABI LIONS A 1
A young Lions team, containing five players aged Under 18, were thumped by The Falcons in Newmarket.

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LONDON FA SUNDAY INTERMEDIATE CUP

FOUR-MIDABLE FAITHFOLD MARCH ON
FAITHFOLD A 4 EIC 2
Faithfold maintained their excellent start to the season with strikes from Mike Pearson (2), Alex Levack and an own goal setting up a 4-2 victory over EIC in the London FA Sunday Intermediate Cup.

Faithfold assistant-manager Daryl Phillips told JC Sport: "We weren't at our best but we will take playing badly and winning.

"We now look foward to our next league game against Raiders B."

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JC MSFL PREMIER DIVISION

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HAMMERS WIN CLASH OF THE TITANS
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 2 NORTH WEST NEASDEN A 1
Hendon won the clash of the titans with goals from Greg Corin and Danny Kon ending Neasden's 100 per cent record at Hadley.

A terrific strike from Elliot Stern gave Neasden hope but it was Hendon who took the points.

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DC Prediction: Hendon UTD SC A 1 NW Neasden A 1

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DERBY DELIGHT FOR RAIDERS B
NORTH LONDON RAIDERS A 1 NORTH LONDON RAIDERS B 3
Rob Richman's men completed a league double over their struggling A team in the Uxbridge derby.

David Dinkin gave the Bs the lead after a defensive error in the first half after both teams had hit the woodwork.

The Bs stormed into a 3-0 lead with two more clinical finishes from Dan Polak and Shim Bensoor.

Danny Bloom fired a consolation for Raiders A 15 minutes from time in a match where the hosts missed a catalogue of chances.

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DC Prediction: NL Raiders A 2 NL Raiders B 1

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TEAM TWO GOOD FOR BRADY
BRADY MACCABI A 0 FC TEAM A 2
FC Team A completed back-to-back wins with strikes from Simon Peterman and Richard Salmon against Brady at Rowley Lane.

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Delighted FC Team boss Mitch Young told JC Sport: "I am delighted with the win. We knew it would be a battle against Brady as it always is and my players were up for it and fought hard for 90 minutes."

DC Prediction: Brady Maccabi A 1 FC Team A 1

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FOUR-MIDABLE REDBRIDGE MARCH ON
SOUTHGATE HARMEN A 2 REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE A 4
A Lee Bibring double steered defending champions Redbridge to victory in Enfield.

Steve Summers and summer signing Fabio Revieccio completed the win.

Zack White bagged a brace for Harmen.

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DC Prediction: Southgate Harmen A 1 Redbridge JC A 3

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DIVISION THREE

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BLANCOS HIT HIGH FIVES
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB C 0 LOS BLANCOS 5
Los Blancos put in a five-star display to complete a league double over neighbours Hendon.

A brace from Benjy Englesman plus one apiece from Daniel Sher, Ariel Weinstein and Dovid Greenberg completed the rout.

Los Blancos boss Joel Minsky told JC Sport: "It was as straightforward as the scoreline suggests. We went two up early on and didn't look back."

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DC Prediction: Hendon Utd SC C 1 Los Blancos 3

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AWESOME AVITAL BREAKS JLGB HEARTS
UJIA 3 TEAM JLGB 2
Two goals from Ben Nassim plus one from strike partner Assi Avital earned the points for UJIA following a five-goal thriller at the Hive.

JLGB's goals came through Michael Marks and Ian Levy.

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DC Prediction: UJIA 2 Team JLGB 2

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DIVISION FOUR

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BRIXTON WIN SEVEN-GOAL THRILLER
BRIXTON OLD BOYS B 4 JEWVENTUS 3
The Daniel Selt revolution continues as Brixton B won a seven-goal thriller against Jewventus.

A Stefan Owide double plus one apiece from Matt Tahan and player-manager Daniel Selt clinched the points.

Jewventus' goals came through Richard Cohen, Guy Orr and Jay Ilsen.

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DC Prediction: Brixton OB 2 Jewventus 1

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FIVE OUT OF FIVE FOR RAIDERS C
NORTH LONDON RAIDERS C 3 TEMPLE FORTUNE B 1
Raiders C went three points clear at the top with two goals from Ben Hart and one from Joe Newton helping them make it five out of five in the league.

The result saw Temple Fortune B beaten for the first time this season.

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DC Prediction: NL Raiders C 2 Temple Fortune B 1

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PETER MORRISON TROPHY ROUND ONE

THE SHOCKS:

SHOCK 1:

SUPER SHIRLEY DESTROY BRIDGE BOYS
REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE B 0 SHIRLEY PARK 4
Third division Shirley Park caused one of the shocks of the round when they claimed a famous win over Division One high-flyers Redbridge B at Fairlop.

Two goals from man-of-the-match Nicky Plotnek plus one apiece from Gideon Gold and Stefan Benfredj sealed an emphatic victory as Stirling Kay's troops tasted defeat for the first time this season.

Redbridge boss Stirling Kay told JC Sport: " Shirley Park deserved their win as they adapted to a pitch that was not fit for any type of football.

"They played a no-nonsense football and made full use on both sides of the pitch of very long throws from all over the pitch. This was not pretty but very effective.

"Redbridge did not adapt and we paid for it."

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DC Prediction: Redbridge JC B 4 Shirley Park 3 AET

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SHOCK 2:

BLIZZARD DUMP NEASDEN B OUT
NORTH WEST NEASDEN B 1 BLIZZARD STORM 3
Strikes from Neasden old boy Shai Revivo, Michael Gaventa and an own goal saw Blizzard Storm claim their first win of the season as they dumped first division Neasden B out of the cup.

Recent signing Jonny Blain replied for Neasden.

Blizzard boss Simon Linden told JC Sport: "I had nine players out didn't have any subs yet we still managed to dump a Divison 1 side out the cup.

"I'm delighted to win this game and kick-start our season.

"Stuart Muller controlled the game and was the best player on the Park, but to be honest - from 1 to 11 the whole side was outstanding."

DC Prediction: NW Neasden B 3 Blizzard Storm 1

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SHOCK 3:

TERRIFIC TEAM WIN SEVEN-GOAL THRILLER
FAITHFOLD B 3 FC TEAM C 4
Two apiece from Dave Cohen and Eitan Ben-Zion helped Division Four new boys FC Team B knock out Division Two promotion hopefuls Faithfold B following a seven-goal thriller at the Hive.

FC Team went into half time 2-0 up after two great headers but Faithfold came out fighting in the second half and piled on the pressure. The pressure told when Faithfold scored twice in 10 minutes. However, FC Team fought back and grabbed a goal to take them ahead again.

It was not long until Faithfold equalised after Michael Myers, the FC Team keeper, parried an easy shot.

Ben-ZIon got a scrappy winner in the last few minutes of the game to end a thrilling match.

Delighted FC Team player-manager Michael Myers told JC Sport: "This was a great performance from FC Team who showed real character in a hard fought battle against tough opposition.

"This kind of performance is really promising for the rest of the season and the future.

"We weren't at full strength, only having 11 fit players, but we still able to pull off a great victory against a team in a higher division."

DC Prediction: Faithfold B 4 FC Team C 3

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BEST OF THE REST:

WHO SAYS YOU CAN WIN NOTHING WITH KIDS?
MACCABI MASTERS XI 1 BRADY MACCABI B 3
Youth won the day as Division Four title hopefuls Brady B ended the Masters' cup run at the very first hurdle.

Strikes from Kane Alexander, James Joseph and Reiss Mogliner did the trick for the Brady kids.

The Masters' goal came through Nick Collins.

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DC Prediction: Maccabi Masters 2 Brady Maccabi 3

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CAMDEN EDGE PAST NEASDEN C
NORTH WEST NEASDEN C 0 CAMDEN PARK 1
Camden Park maintained their excellent start with a hard-fought win at third division Neasden C. Player-manager Josh Marks fired home the winner.

NWN player-manager Louis Taylor told JC Sport: "We were beaten today by an excellent free kick. Apart from that, Camden huffed and puffed but we dealt with everything really well.

"In the second half we showed a lot more urgency and carved out a chance or two ourselves.

"Roll on next week and back to the league!"

DC Prediction: NW Neasden C 1 Camden Park 2

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MAGIC MICHAELS RIPS UP THORNES
CHIGWELL ATHLETIC 4 GLENTHORNE UNITED B 1
GLENN MICHAELS was the hat-trick hero as first division Chigwell Athletic saw off the challenge of local rivals Glenthorne B in Walthamstow.

The Chigs trailed to a goal from Thornes player-manager Craig Sandford at half time, but they hit back in style with Michaels and Anthony Mendel running riot.

Chigwell player-manager Richard Slater told JC Sport: "We dug in well for the second 45 minutes and everyone stepped up another three gears to see us home.

"Glenthorne B battled well first 45 and fair play to them, you could see they were all up for the game, but for the second week running we used our experience and the extra quality to finish the game off."

Chigwell squad:Rob Shepherdson, (sub: Marc Jacobs 65), Russell Yershon, Glenn Davis (sub: Alex Norman 80), Paul Lenchner, Dean Michaels, Jon Swead, Daniel Castle, Craig Pearl, Richard Slater (sub: Adam Goodman 75), Glenn Michaels, Antony Mendel

DC Prediction: Chigwell Athletic 3 Glenthorne Utd B 2

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MAJESTIC MONTANA MARCH ON
MONTANA BOCA UNITED 3 ATHLETICO FINCHLEY 1
A Darren Cohen double eased Montana into round two at the expense of fourth division Athletico Finchley.

Dan Jacobs sealed the win.

Amit Dinowitz registered for Athletico.

Montana manager Viv Emanuel told JC Sport: "A performance was needed today and we performed.

"I will say Athletico are a good squad. Someones got to step up and manage them though!"

Athletico boss Dovid Kurzer told JC Sport: "I thought we played very well and held our ground for about an hour of the match and then sloppy defending for five minutes let us down.

"We will take a lot of positives from this especially given the differences in the league positions."

DC Prediction: Montana Boca Utd A 5 Athletico Finchley 0

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OAKS TWO STRONG FOR BILBAUM
OAKWOOD 2 ATHLETIC BILBAUM 0
James Abrams and JC star man Dan Ash found the target as the mighty Oaks overcame a gritty Bilbaum at Parmiters.

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DC Prediction: Oakwood 4 Athletic Bilbaum 1

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HARMEN B MAKE IT UNLUCKY 13 FOR BOCA
SOUTHGATE HARMEN B 13 (THIRTEEN) BOCA JEWNIORS 2
First division Harmen B were the top-scorers of the day with centre back BEN ROSENBLATT and DORON HERSHKORN blasting home hat-tricks in the demolition of Division Four minnows Boca Jewniors.

There were also goals for Daniel Amram (2), llan Ben-Zion, Richard Starr, Nick Kershberg and Daniel Sinai.

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DC Prediction: Southgate Harmen B 4 Boca Jewniors 1

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PROFESSIONAL FORTUNE SEE OFF SPEC FC
SPEC FC 0 TEMPLE FORTUNE A 3
SPEC FC's hopes of a famous cup win were put firmly to bed as first division Temple Fortune A completed a professional 3-0 victory courtesy of strikes from Paul Walker, John Fisher and summer signing Jason Miller.

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DC Prediction: SPEC FC 2 Temple Fortune A 2 AET (Fortune to win on pens)

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WOODFORD WIN FIVE-GOAL THRILLER
WOODFORD WANDERERS 3 FC TEAM B 2
Woodford put their bad league form behind them to overcome a battling FC Team B in a five-goal thriller in Redbridge.

Freddie Marks and an own goal accounted for the FC Team strikes.

DC Prediction: Woodford Wanderers 1 FC Team B 1 AET (Woodford to win on pens)

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RAMPANT LIONS TEAR THORNES TO SHREDS
GLENTHORNE UNITED A 1 LONDON MACCABI LIONS B 4
The Lions put in an impressive display with strikes from Alexander, Cutter, Joey Lazare and an own goal helping them book their place in round two at the expense of second division rivals Glenthorne A.

Glenthorne pulled one back through David Blitz.

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DC Prediction: Glenthorne Utd A 1 LM Lions B 2

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HUSTLERS SEND HOOPS TUMBLING OUT
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CENTRE B 4 FAITHFOLD C 2
Lolu Hibbert, Simmy Hibbert, Chaim Gothold and Pinty Baddiel were the marksmen as the Hornets booked their place in round two following a six-goal thriller against Faithfold C in West Hendon.

The red-hot Ben Simons and Adam Newman registered for Faithfold.

Hendon joint-manager Motty Korman told JC Sport: "This was a good cup game against tough opposition who kept us on back foot for long periods.

"Credit to Faithfold C - a great game of football and we look forward to meeting them in the league."

DC Prediction: Hendon Utd SC B 3 Faithfold C 4

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L'EQUIPE EDGE PAST REDBRIDGE C
REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE C 1 L’EQUIPE 2
L'Equipe upset the formbook to overcome Division Two rivals Redbridge B at Fairlop.

Richard Mail and Michael Silverberg helped clinch an impressive win that will undoubtedly put a smile back on the face of L'Equipe fans.

The in-form Doron Weinstein registered for Redbridge.

Delighted L'Equipe manager David Prager told JC Sport: "We’ve been playing well over the last few weeks but have had nothing to show for our efforts, so Sunday’s result really wasn’t a surprise for any of us connected with the club.

"Our defence was fantastic yesterday with us only conceding a very questionable penalty. We need to build on this win next week and start climbing the table.”

DC Prediction: Redbridge JC C 4 L’Equipe 0

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A-TEAM FLEX THEIR MUSCLES IN NORSTAR DERBY
NORSTAR B 1 NORSTAR A 4
Class told in the end as Division One Norstar A over-powered their B team at Wembley.

Goals from Josh Pistol, Simon Perlmutter, Eli Houri and player-manager Phil Peters did the trick.

Maurice Franks grabbed a consolation for Norstar B.

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DC Prediction: Norstar B 1 Norstar A 3

Last updated: 4:36pm, October 18 2011