JC MSFL Matchday 10 review

By Danny Caro, November 6, 2011
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Hendon United Sports Club A boosted their title with a brilliant performance helping them blow North London Raiders A away. But there was better news for Raiders B who thumped Harmen A 4-0. In the cup, Faithfold A eased through in the all Premier Division clash against Lions. Elsewhere, there were impressive victories for Oakwood and Norstar A in Division One while Faithfold B ended Hendon B's 100 per cent record. Danny Caro looks back on all the action.

JC MSFL MATCHDAY 10 HEADLINES
PMT - Lions B win nine-goal thriller
JC CAC - Faithfold A end Lions' cup hopes
Prem Div – Four-midable Hammers march on
Div 1 – Stars beat table-topping Chigs
Div 2 – FC Team B surprise Camden
Div 3 – UJIA edge past Cats
Div 4 – Brixton B are gr-8

JC HAT-TRICK HEROES
Div 2 - Doron Weinstein (Redbridge C)
Div 4 - Reiss Mogilner (Brady Maccabi)

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PHOTOGALLERY: LIONS A vs FAITHFOLD A

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JC MSFL TOP-SCORERS

JC TEAM OF THE WEEK

JC GOAL OF THE WEEK

JC SAVE OF THE WEEK

JC QUOTE OF THE WEEK

JC MSFL REFEREE OF THE WEEK
Andy Myerson (FC Team A vs NW Neasden A)

JC MSFL CELEBRATION OF THE WEEK
London Maccabi Lions B - after James Gold's second goal, the Springers ran up to him before receiving Gold's signature and a photograph with their favorite Lions player

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PETER MORRISON TROPHY DRAWS

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP DRAW

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YOUR WEEKEND REVIEW STARTS HERE:

PETER MORRISON TROPHY ROUND TWO

LIONS WIN NINE-GOAL THRILLER
LONDON MACCABI LIONS B 5 BLIZZARD STORM 4
Lions B were given an almighty scare by Blizzard Storm in a topsy-turvy affair at Rowley Lane.

The Lions marched into a 4-0 lead with goals from James Gold (2) Joey Lazare and Henry Ziff but Blizzard showed a terrific never-say-die attitude with strikes from Michael Hagai (2), Adam Speck and player-manager Simon Linden setting up a grandstand finish. Sam Senchal was also on target for Lions.

Blizzard boss Simon Linden told JC Sport: "4-0 down with 35 minutes remaining, we put on a fantastic fightback. We can be proud of our performance. We were like a different team from last week. We didn't give up, chased everything and showed what we can do."

DC Prediction: LM Lions B 4 Blizzard Storm 0

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JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND TWO

SUMMERS ENDS WOODFORD DREAM
REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE A 1 WOODFORD WANDERERS 0
Woodford returned to action after paying their debts to overturn a suspension and they gave a good account of themselves against league champions but it was not quite enough as a strike from Steve Summers put Redbridge through.

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DC Prediction: Redbridge JC A 3 Woodford Wanderers 1

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THREE CHEERS FOR 10-man FAITHFOLD
FAITHFOLD A 3 LONDON MACCABI LIONS A 0
Mike Pearson came back to haunt his old club as Faithfold boosted their treble hopes by running out worthy winners against Premier Division rivals Lions A at Rowley Lane.

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Alex Levack scored the other in a tie that both teams finished with 10 men after an altercation between Faithfold defender Alex Taylor and Lions' Oli Craig.

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DC Prediction: Faithfold A 2 LM Lions A 1

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JC MSFL PREMIER DIVISION

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SEE DANNY CARO'S PREMIER DIVISION TEAM OF THE WEEK

NEASDEN FRUSTRATED IN EIGHT-GOAL THRILLER
FC TEAM A 4 NORTH WEST NEASDEN A 4
A late strike from Jamie Shaw, his second of the game, denied an impressive FC Team maximum points in an eight-goal thriller against FC Team at Meadow Park.

Mitch Young's team deserved the points according to NWN joint-manager Darren Yarlett in a game where Craig Edwards, Danny Moss and Shai Davidi were among the scorers for the home side whose striker Richard Salmon gave the NWN back-line a torrid morning.

Neasden's other goals came through Matt Sofier and Ben Goldberg.

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DC Prediction: FC Team A NW Neasden A 2

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RAMPANT RAIDERS ROAR PAST HARMEN
NORTH LONDON RAIDERS B 4 SOUTHGATE HARMEN A 0
Rob Richman's Raiders B blew Harmen away with some excellent football at Brunel to climb to the lofty heights of second place in the table.

Strikes from Dan Grossman, Dan Polak, Elliot Espinoza and Mike Hershman saw them home.

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DC Prediction: NL Raiders B 2 Southgate Harmen A 1

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FOUR-MIDABLE HAMMERS MARCH ON
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 4 NORTH LONDON RAIDERS A 0
A Danny Kon double inspired the Hammers to their sixth league win of the season as they blew the Raiders away at Hadley FC.

David Garbacz's men raced out of the blocks and stormed into a 4-0 lead at half time.

Kon opened the scoring with a brilliant turn and shot into the roof of the net inside the first 10 minutes.

The Raiders were at sixes and sevens with Avidan Last and Alex Gilbert also finding the net.

And had it not been for several brilliant saves from Raiders keeper Dan Cohen, it could have been nearer to double figures.

Raiders improved in the second half as Hendon eased off but there were unable to muster a consolation.

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DC Prediction: Hendon Utd SC A 2 NL Raiders A 1

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DIVISION ONE

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BRIXTON SECOND BEST AGAINST OAKS
BRIXTON OLD BOYS A 1 OAKWOOD 3
Oakwood got their season back on track by inflicting a rare defeat on title rivals Brixton at Clowes courtesy of strikes from Dan Geey, James Abrams and Adam Levine.

Brixton's goal came through Jamie Kent.

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DC Prediction: Brixton OB A 1 Oakwood 1

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JOY FOR JASON AS STARS GO JOINT-TOP
NORSTAR A 2 CHIGWELL ATHLETIC 1
An Adam Jason double saw Norstar go joint-top alongside Chigwell who saw their long winning run ended in this top-of-the-table clash in Wembley.

Craig Pearl registered for the visitors after 70 minutes but it was Norstar's day as Phil Peters' men maintained their 100 per cent record with a fifth straight league win.

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DC Prediction: Norstar A 2 Chigwell Athletic 2

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RESILIENT MONTANA MAKE THEIR POINT
NORTH WEST NEASDEN B 2 MONTANA BOCA UNITED 2
Neasden B and Montana remain in the bottom half following this 2-2 draw at Gosling Sports Park.

Montana's goals came through Darren Cohen and Elliot Kennard.

Marc Lazare bagged a brace for Neasden.

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DC Prediction: NW Neasden B 0 Montana Boca Utd 2

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GOLDBERG RESCUES A POINT FOR FORTUNE
SOUTHGATE HARMEN B 3 TEMPLE FORTUNE A 3
Michael Goldberg helped rescue a point as Fortune came away with a hard-earned draw against Harmen B at Ashmole.

Fortune went ahead through an own goal but they soon found themselves 2-1 down. Paul Walker made it 2-2 before Harmen restored their lead only for Goldberg to square things up late on.

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DC Prediction: Southgate Harmen B 2 Temple Fortune A 3

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DIVISION TWO

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TERRIFIC TEAM EFFORT TOO MUCH FOR CAMDEN
CAMDEN PARK 3 FC TEAM B 3
High-flying Camden were given an almighty scare by FC Team B but they came away with a point to preserve their unbeaten record.

A Freddie Marks double plus one from Lee Goldsmith registered for FC Team.

Camden's goals came through Josh Toff, Josh Marks and David Kanzen.

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DC Prediction: Camden Park 3 FC Team B 2

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THORNES IN 7TH HEAVEN
FAITHFOLD C 1 GLENTHORNE UNITED A 7
Cup kings Faithfold C came down to earth with a bump as the Thornes left the Hive in seventh heaven.

Doubles from Josh Cohen and Craig Berg plus one apiece from Dan Lipman, Ash Stanton and Scott Jay completed an easy work-out for Dan Lipman's troops.

Scott Ackerman snatched a consolation for Faithfold.

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DC Prediction: Faithfold C 2 Glenthorne Utd A 2

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SUPERHOOPS STING HORNETS
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB B 1 FAITHFOLD B 2
Faithfold B became the first team to beat Hendon B this season with Jonny Horowitz and Louis Green on target for the Superhoops in West Hendon.

Hendon's goal came through Ben Kon.

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DC Prediction: Hendon Utd SC B 2 Faithfold B 1

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WONDER WEINSTEIN WOUNDS STARS
REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE C 4 NORSTAR B 1
A treble from DORON WEINSTEIN put Redbridge C joint-top in a four-way battle as they walloped Norstar B 4-1 at Fairlop.

Player-manager Dan Gordon put the icing on the cake.

Jonny Kaye fired a consolation for Norstar.

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DC Prediction: Redbridge JC C 3 Norstar B 2

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DIVISION THREE

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UJIA BOOST PROMOTION HOPES
CATFORD & BROMLEY MACCABI 1 UJIA 2
UJIA maintain good form with a hard fought win over the Cats at Norsemen FC.

Ben Nassim and Ashley Freeman did the business for the visitors with Ryan Kangisser on target for the Cats.

UJIA's Jeremy Leigh told JC Sport: "The manager had to throw some teacups at half time!"

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DC Prediction: Catford & Bromley Maccabi 2 UJIA 3

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THORNES LEAVE SHIRLEY DOUBLED UP
GLENTHORNE UNITED B 4 SHIRLEY PARK 3
It was a case of deja vu as Glenthorne won a high-scoring thriller against title rivals Shirley for the second consecutive week.

This time, strikes from player-manager Craig Sandford, Jamie Bernstein and Ashley Rubin (2) were the inspiration behind the win.

The in-form Stefan Benfriedj (2) and Gideon Gold replied for Shirley.

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DC Prediction: Glenthorne Utd B 2 Shirley Park 2

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NEASDEN C SHOW HUSTLERS WHAT FOUR
NORTH WEST NEASDEN C 4 HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB C 0
Two first-half double from player-manager Louis Taylor steered Neasden C towards a brilliant 4-0 win and left the gaffer kvelling: "We played some of the best football I've seen us play."

With keeper Ed Bloom a mere spectator in the NWN goal, the hosts continued to dominate into the second half with Elliot Setyon and a cracking strike from Matt Davis finishing the job.

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DC Prediction: NW Neasden C 2 Hendon Utd SC C 1

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LOS BLANCOS HIT HIGH FIVE
TEAM JLGB 2 LOS BLANCOS 5
Strikes from Benjy Engelsman, Joel Kutner (2) and Adam Hersh (2) helped Los Blancos get their season back on track with a handsome 5-2 win over JLGB in Walthamstow.

JLGB's goals came through Rob Silverman and Barry Green.

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DC Prediction: Team JLGB 1 Los Blancos 3

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DIVISION FOUR

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FORTUNE HOLD OFF BATTLING BOCA
BOCA JEWNIORS 1 TEMPLE FORTUNE B 3
Temple Fortune proved too strong for Boca with strikes from top-scorer Terry Jeffries, Simon Allen and Ben David.

Boca threatened going forward and they scored a deserved goal when a Chandler Monk free-kick was deflected into the path of the Jack Schulman, who had a simple task of tapping into the net.

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DC Prediction: Boca Jewniors 2 Temple Fortune B 2

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MAGIC MOGILNER BOOSTS BRADY
BRADY MACCABI B 8 BRIXTON OLD BOYS B 0
A hat-trick from REISS MOGILNER helped title chasing Brady B get back to winning ways as they outclassed Brixton B at Rowley Lane.

Player-manager Josh Dagul (2), new signing Dan Hildebrand and James Joseph completed the rout.

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DC Prediction: Brady B 3 Brixton B 1

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TEN-MAN FINCHLEY FRUSTRATE SPEC FC
SPEC FC 1 ATHLETICO FINCHLEY 1
SPEC FC saw their promotion hopes dealt a blow as they were held by Athletico Finchley.

A strike from SPEC's Laurence Rosenthal was cancelled out by Dan Goodman.

Finchley finished with 10 men after Jon Begner received a second yellow 15 minutes into the half.

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DC Prediction: SPEC FC 4 Athletico Finchley 2

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FC TEAM C P ATHLETIC BILBAUM P
Match postponed - pitch double-booked

Last updated: 12:55pm, November 8 2011