JC MSFL Matchday 4 review

By Danny Caro, September 23, 2012
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Brixton Old Boys A claimed result of the day after beating Lions A in a five-goal thriller, while Camden Park made a big statement of intent with an impressive win at Chigwell Athletic, and Hendon B ended Glenthorne United A's perfect record after hitting the east Londoners for six. Danny Caro looks back on Matchday Four of the JC MSFL season.

JC MSFL MATCHDAY 4 HEADLINES
LFAC – FC Team show off their six packs
Prem Div – Brixton stun Lions in five-goal thriller
Div 1 – Camden stun Chigwell
Div 2 – Brady B bounce back in style
Div 3 – Hustlers fill their boots

JC HAT-TRICK HEROES
LFAC - Richard Salmon (FC Team A)
Div 1 - Jamie Kent 4 (Shirley Park), Yishai Last (Hendon B), Lee Cash (Neasden A)
Div 3 - Alex Elf 4 (Hendon C)

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TOP-SCORERS

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PHOTOGALLERY

HENDON B vs GLENTHORNE A

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DANNY CARO'S MATCHDAY 4 OSCARS

TEAM OF THE WEEK

PREMIER DIVISION TEAM OF THE WEEK

DIVISION ONE OF THE WEEK

DIVISION TWO OF THE WEEK

DIVISION THREE OF THE WEEK

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JC GOAL OF THE WEEK
Conor Perlmutter (Southgate Harmen) - an incredible strike from just inside the halfway line, the ball dipping just under the crossbar to beat the keeper

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SAVE OF THE WEEK
Dec Green (Neasden A) - a flying one-handed save to tip a close-range header from the Fortune centre forward round the post

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK
Ian Tussie (Oakwood B) - "But Danny, this be a results business and that's the most important thing at the end of the day"

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PETER MORRISON TROPHY DRAW

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP DRAW

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YOUR WEEKEND REVIEW STARTS HERE:

LONDON FA CUP ROUND ONE

FC TEAM SHOW OFF THEIR SIX PACKS
ALBION MANOR 0 FC TEAM A 6
A hat-trick from striker RICHARD SALMON inspired FC Team A to their first win of the season as they cruised into the second round of the LFA Cup after hitting Albion Manor for six at Hackney Marshes.

In the build-up to the match, FC Team boss Mitch Young asked for a big performance from his big striker and that is exactly what he got.

There were also goals for Marc Harris, Jon Toby and Ollie Segal on a memorable morning for the boys in yellow and blue.

Jubiliant FC Team manager Mitch Young told JC Sport: "We knew last week's draw against Norstar was simply not good enough. We trained so hard on Thursday and I wanted a reaction today and I got it.

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DC Prediction: Albion Manor 1 FC Team A 2 AET

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CUP DREAM OVER FOR NORSTAR
NORSTAR A 1 APOEL 3
Norstar failed to join FC Team A in round two after bowing out of the competition following a 3-1 defeat against Apoel at John Lyons School.

The visitors scored twice in the first half and although Zak McLeod hauled Norstar back into the game with a sweetly struck free-kick, Apoel sealed the tie with a third goal as Norstar chased the game.

DC Prediction: Norstar A 1 Apoel 2

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PREMIER DIVISION

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TOP-SCORERS
4 - Lorian Madanes (LML A)
3 - Yoni Raeburn (Faithfold A), Jamie Wolfson (NL Raiders A), Jacob Gold, Avidan Last (both Hendon A), Mike Pearson (LML A), Ari Last, (Hendon A) (Hendon A), David Dinkin (Raiders A)

PREMIER DIVISION TEAM OF THE WEEK

BRIXTON CAGE THE LIONS
BRIXTON OLD BOYS A 3 LONDON MACCABI LIONS A 2
There was a big shock at Clowes where Brixton won a five-goal thriller against the Lions to record their first success of the season.

Two goals from Alon Hershkorn and one from Rob Blackman did the trick for John Nitka's men.

The Lions goals came through Mike Pearson, who made it three in two games, and the evergreen Tony Gold.

Delighted Brixton boss John Nitka reflected on a job well done. "It was an absolutely outstanding performance by the team," he told JC Sport.

"There is a long way to go yet. It was great game to watch and credit to both teams."

LML joint-manager Josh Newman told JC Sport: "We were not at our best but full credit must go to a spirited Brixton side, who were excellent.

"We need to work hard to improve individually and collectively. Hopefully we can address this over the coming weeks."

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DC Prediction: Brixton 1 Lions 3

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FAITHFOLD MAKE THEIR POINT
FAITHFOLD A 1 HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 1
The top-of-the-table battle finished honours even at the Hive as Faithfold made it 10 points out of a possible 12 in a hard-earn draw against last season's champions.

Missing captain Alex Levack, who was with his wife celebrating the birth of their second daughter, Faithfold went ahead through Dan Howard.

Hendon's goal came through Ari Last.

Faithfold boss Zuriel Solomon told JC Sport: "It was a tough game against a good team, but we more then held our own and thought we created more and better chances. I'm happy we took a point.

Hendon manager David Garbacz told JC Sport: "This was a top quality match played in difficult conditions between two top teams. Overall this was a good point for us and we go away satisfied."

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DC Prediction: Faithfold 1 Hendon 2

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DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR DINKIN
OAKWOOD A 2 NORTH LONDON RAIDERS A 2
Two goals from David Dinkin steered Raiders to a hard-earned point at Parmiters.

Oakwood's goals came through Brad Wine and record summer signing Josh Bentley.

Raiders boss Rob Richman told JC Sport: "It was a really closely fought game where the draw was probably the fair result."

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DC Prediction: Oakwood A 1 Raiders 1

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DIVISION ONE

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TOP-SCORERS
7 - Yishai Last (Hendon B), Jamie Kent (Shirley Park)
5 - Craig Sandford (Glenthorne A) Gideon Gold (Shirley Park)

DIVISION ONE OF THE WEEK

CAMDEN POWER PAST CHIGWELL
CHIGWELL ATHLETIC 1 CAMDEN PARK 3
As predicted, Camden Park claimed a famous win at Chigwell, courtesy of a double from Richard Silver and one from Rob Hershkorn.

Richard Slater pulled one back for Chigwell.

Camden's Nick Kagan told JC Sport: "There's a feeling that we're starting to settle into the season now. The mentality is miles better, the fitness has improved and at times yesterday we were at our free-flowing best.

Chigwell player-manager Richard Slater told JC Sport: "I've never said this before after a defeat, but I'm very proud of the team today, with eight first team players out.

"To be in the game at 2-1 with eight minutes to go was an absolutely fantastic effort from my boys, against a good footballing side like Camden."

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DC Prediction: Chigwell 1 Camden Park 2

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LAST LEADS THE WAY AS HENDON RUN RIOT
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB B 6 GLENTHORNE UNITED A 3
YISHAI LAST was the hat-trick hero as Hendon B ended Glenthorne A's 100 per cent record in emphatic fashion following a nine-goal thriller in west Hendon.

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A double from joint-player-manager Chaim Gothold plus one from fox-in-the-box Gav Noe sealed the win.

Glenthorne's goals came through Craig Sandford (2) and Daniel Lipman.

Hendon co-player-manager Motty Korman told JC Sport: "It was an excellent performance all-round and a superb three points against a very good Glenthorne side.

Glenthorne boss Sam Rosenthal told JC Sport: "It was a disappointing result, but we got what we deserved through terrible defending all over the pitch."

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DC Prediction: Hendon 2 Glenthorne 3

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KENT PUTS SHIRLEY IN SEVEN HEAVEN
FAITHFOLD B 1 SHIRLEY PARK 7
JAMIE KENT did what he does best, score goals, but not one, not two, not even three, but a fabulous four-goal salvo as Shirley Park finished in seventh heaven against Faithfold B.

It was a morning to remember for the Park boys, with Gideon Gold (2) and Nicky Plotnek joining the party in a classy performance at the Lodge.

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DC Prediction: Faithfold B 1 Shirley Park 2

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GOLD GETS LIONS OFF THE HOOK
LONDON MACCABI LIONS B 3 WOODFORD WANDERERS 1
Lions B made it two wins from two although they were made to sweat by Woodford at Rowley Lane.

In the end a double from James Gold and one from Will Beresford clinched the points.

Relieved Lions boss Jamie Kyte told JC Sport: "It was a very flattering scoreline. Fortunately Jimmy Gold was on hand to get us off the hook."

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DC Prediction: Lions 3 Woodford 1

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NEASDEN HIT HIGH FIVES
NORTH WEST NEASDEN A 5 TEMPLE FORTUNE A 0
LEE CASH. Remember him? The Neasden legend is back in the headlines after a sizzling hat-trick earned Neasden A their first win of the season as they outclassed Temple Fortune at Hadley FC.

Two goals from Zack White finished the job.

NWN boss Dan Hodes told JC Sport: "A 5-0 victory was comfortable in the end after going in at half time a goal up thanks to a great save from Declan Green in goal that kept our lead intact.

"We pressed on in the second half, with great goals and a clean sheet. I'm happy with the win but conscious that we can still improve."

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DC Prediction: Neasden 2 Fortune 1

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CONOR SERVES UP A TREAT FOR HARMEN
UJIA 0 SOUTHGATE HARMEN 3
Two stunning strikes from Conor Perlmutter helped Southgate Harmen open their account for the season with a deserved victory over UJIA at Chase Lodge.

Ori Kobi wrapped up the points in what manager Dan Uzan described as "a very professional performance".

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DC Prediction: UJIA 2 Southgate Harmen 3

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DIVISION TWO

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TOP-SCORERS
6 - Adam Goldman (Glenthorne Utd B), Adam Hersh (Los Blancos)
5 - Jamie Sinai (Catford & Bromley), Dan Hildebrand (Brady B)

DIVISION TWO OF THE WEEK

BAUMS BATTLE BACK TO EARN A POINT
BLIZZARD STORM 2 ATHLETIC BILBAUM 2
Athletic Bilbaum came from two goals down to claim a useful point against Blizzard, courtesy of strikes from Ben Bell and Ed Green.

The hosts stormed into a 2-0 lead with first-half strikes from Zak Presky and a stunner from Stuart Muller.

Baums boss Mark Pasha told JC Sport: "It was a fighting baumformance in the rain, coming back from two down at half time. A rousing second half display from each and every Baum ... very much needed after a sloppy and floppy start."

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DC Prediction: Athletic Bilbaum 3 Blizzard Storm 2

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COURAGEOUS CATS SHOW SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT
CATFORD & BROMLEY MACCABI 1 REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE B 1
Redbridge B drew for the second consecutive week after a goal from Jamie Sinai earned the Cats a point.

The scorer for Redbridge was Dan Gordon who finished off a flowing move.

"It was a very hard fought game between two tough teams," Catford captain Adam Luria told JC Sport. "We didn't really start playing in the first half but defended sternly and were perhaps a little lucky to go in 1-0 down after just one lapse which led to their goal.

"The most pleasing thing is that this is the third game in a row we've come from behind. We're much stronger both physically and mentally than last season and the belief is there that we can get a result against anyone."

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DC Prediction: Catford 2 Redbridge B 3

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BRADY BOUNCE BACK IN STYLE
BRADY MACCABI B 6 LOS BLANCOS 2
Brady B bounced back from last week's defeat against SPEC FC with a six-goal demolition of Blancos at Rowley Lane.

Record signing Alex Bowman scored on debut, and there were also goals for Dan Hildebrand (2), Reiss Mogilner (2) and captain fantastic James Joseph.

Mikey Mendelsohn and Joel Kutner registered for Blancos who were dealt a big blow by having the defensive pair of Suissa and Nathan along with striker Hersh injured in the first half.

Brady boss Josh Dagul told JC Sport: "It was a fantastic response to last week's defeat. We dominated the game, passed the ball very well and created chance after chance. It was a great team performance."

Blancos player-manager Adam Hersh told JC Sport "It was a deserved win for Brady B but there's a lot for us to take from the game and lessons to be learnt."

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DC Prediction: Brady B 2 Los Blancos 2

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THORNES FRUSTRATED BY NORSTAR B
GLENTHORNE UNITED B 1 NORSTAR B 1
A wonder strike from Ryan Cole was not enough to earn Glenthorne maximum points as they were frustrated by a plucky Norstar B in east London.

A strike from Eli Houri inspired Norstar to an impressive point.

Proud boss David Lubczanski told JC Sport: "It was a battling performance with a makeshift team, we had to start with four central defenders and Jonny Bunt and Adam Seres filled in in centre midfield superbly, protecting the back four and getting forward when possible. The team really pulled together and it's a good sign of things to come."

Thornes joint-player-manager Jordan Sapler told JC Sport: ""We were very poor today, playing nowhere near the level we should.

"We dropped to Norstar's level of long ball which was frustrating for Liam and I. They scored with their only real chance early and seemed happy to settle for a draw.

"We need to learn how to break teams down and become more efficient in the final third."

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DC Prediction: Glenthorne B 4 Norstar B 0

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SPEC FC CONTINUE WINNING SPREE
NORTH LONDON RAIDERS B 1 SPEC FC 2
As predicted, SPEC FC registered their second straight win with Elliott Wallis and Daniel Amram the goal men in a hard fought win at Brunel.

Simon Buchler netted for Raiders.

Assistant-manager Rich Abrahams told JC Sport: "This was another frustrating game to add to this season's growing list! After shipping five goals in both of our games so far this season, we looked to tighten things up in defence a little bit with some changes in tactics.

"To be fair to SPEC, they dominated the first half and we were lucky to go into half time only 2-0 down; however, I was delighted with the second half performance from every single one of our players.

"The attitude and spirit they showed for those 45 minutes was fantastic and I think we can count ourselves unlucky that we didnt come away with a point."

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DC Prediction: Raiders 1 SPEC 2

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TEAM TAME NEASDEN
FC TEAM B 3 NORTH WEST NEASDEN B 1
Leaders Neasden B tasted defeat for the first time this season as their perfect record came to an end at the hands of FC Team B.

An Adam Goldsmith double and one from Daniel Alfreds made it a memorable morning for manager Ben Simon whose team came from behind to win.

Oli Joseph had put NWN in front.

FC Team boss Ben Simon told JC Sport: "After two defeats it was important we started well. However, we went one nil down but from then on the lads dug deep and showed great character to come back. There were some good signs for the season to come ..."

Neasden player-manager Adam Levene told JC Sport: "It was a poor team performance today. We'll have to pick ourselves up for next week."

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DC Prediction: FC Team B 1 NW Neasden B 3

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DIVISION THREE

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TOP-SCORERS
10 - Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)
8 - Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B), Jono Gaon (Tottenham Chutspah)
7 - Alex Elf (Hendon Utd SC C)

DIVISION THREE OF THE WEEK

OAKS MAKE HARD WORK OF BEATING BOCA
BOCA JEWNIORS 0 OAKWOOD B 2
Oakwood made hard work of beating an improved Boca Jewniors, with goals in either half from Ben Polak and Adam Blin.

Polak opened the scoring with a header which looped over their keeper from a tight angle. Blin doubled the advantage with a good half volley after his initial header was cleared off the line.

Oaks were profligate in front of goal with missed chances from Ian Tussie, Polak, Dave Eden and others but were well worth the three points.

Oakwood manage Ian Tussie told JC Sport: "I'm happy to win and get the three points but I'm expecting more from us.

"We were too wasteful in front of goal and too often our final ball and decision-making let us down.

"But Danny, this be a results business and that's the most important thing at the end of the day."

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DC Prediction: Boca Jewniors 1 Oakwood B 4

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FIVE-STAR TEAM WIN EIGHT-GOAL THRILLER
FC TEAM C 5 FAITHFOLD C 3
Two goals from David Joseph Cohen steered FC Team C home in an eight-goal thriller against Faithfold C.

Further efforts from Gary Hill, David James Cohen and an own goal sealed the points.

Faithfold's goals came through the evergreen Ben Simons (2) and Stefan Simons.

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DC Prediction: FC Team C 2 Faithfold C 1

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HUSTLERS FILL THEIR BOOTS
NORSTAR C 1 HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB C 9
Hendon C found their shooting boots with ALEX ELF the chief tormentor as Norstar slipped to another defeat.

Further goals from Gideon Caller, Craig Philips, Benny Goldberg, Adam Glekin and Daniel Major put the icing on the cake.

Two early goals from Elf put Hendon in a commanding position although Hendon slacked off and allowed Norstar to pull one back through Dan Krieger.

Delighted Hendon boss Chaim Strom told JC Sport: "All in all a good win under our belt. Elf was on fire although it was an all-round excellent display from the team with the Glekin brothers and Philips showing their steel in midfield."

Norstar boss Zack Gothelf told JC Sport: "The most frustrating thing about today's game was that we were 2-0 down after three minutes, pulled it back to 2-1 at half time and were the better side and then we just fell away in the second half.

"Having run our opponents close in the last couple of games, today was an extremely frustrating and disapointing performance and we'll be using our week off to have a couple of intensive training sessions."

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DC Prediction: Norstar C 1 Hendon C 1

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FORTUNE HIT THE JACKPOT
TEMPLE FORTUNE B 3 JEWVENTUS 0
Player-manager Terry Jeffries led the way with a double and there was also one for Paul Hutter as Fortune did the business against Jewventus in Pinner.

Victory means that Fortune finish the weekend top of the table.

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DC Prediction: Temple Fortune B 3 Jewventus 1

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FOUR-MIDABLE TOTTENHAM TEAR ORIENT UP
TOTTENHAM CHUTSPAH 4 LOUGHTON ORIENT 1
Tottenham Chutspah maintained their free-scoring ways as they overcame the heroics of Orient keeper Marc Jacobs to run out 4-1 winners.

Jono Gaon fired a double in an emphatic victory, with Adam Morrow and Tom Goldstein also finding the net.

Adam Conway fired a consolation for the east Londoners direct from a corner.

Tottenham Chutspah boss Ariel Tamman told JC Sport: "We didn't play as well as last week but the end result was an excellent one.

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DC Prediction: Tottenham Chutspah 4 Loughton Orient 2

Last updated: 4:04pm, September 25 2012