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Maccabi Masters review: September 11

By Jeremy Silverstone, September 12, 2016

The Maccabi Masters League re-opened for business this week with a new sponsor, in the form of Bond Management (Int) Ltd, and a new Division One team for Maccabi London Lions.


Redbridge pure gold

By Danny Caro, September 12, 2016


Jon Jacobs saluted his players after they started the season in style, with a deadly double from James Berkley earning them a thrilling 3-2 victory over defending champions North London Raiders in Wembley.


JC team of the week - September 11 contenders

By Danny Caro, September 11, 2016

There were three hat-tricks on a in and amongst a busy programme so here are the nominations from Matchday 1 of the MGBSFL.

Jake Doffman (NL Raiders A)

Lee Warner (Oakwood A)
Ryan Cole (Redbridge JC A)
Charles Braunstein (NL Raiders B)
Gideon Caller, Dovi Vogel (both RCFC UK)
Elliott Gold, Daniel Wexler (both Woodford)
Greg Corin (Hendon Utd SC A)


Super Soccer Sunday week one review

By Danny Caro, September 11, 2016

Redbridge Jewish Care A record an opening day win against defending champions Raiders, while there was double delight for the east Londoners after their B-team opened their account in Division One with victory over Hendon B in a six-goal thriller.

Prem Div - Berkley at the double for Redbridge
Div 1 - Chernoff cuts Hendon down to size


MMFL rivals ready for season to kick-off

By Danny Caro, September 11, 2016

A lot has happened in the Maccabi Masters Football League (MMFL) since its inception 17 years ago.

North London Raiders enjoyed a period of dominance before Chigwell Athletic loosened their grip by securing the double in only their second season.


Oliel reaches semi-finals of Junior Doubles at US Open

September 9, 2016

Israeli wonder kid Yshai Oliel is just one match away from his second Junior grand slam final.

Oliel and Zizou Bergs of Belgium rallied from a set down to beat Chien-hsun Lo and Anthony Jackie Tang 6-7. 6-4. 10-5 at Flushing Meadows in the quarter-finals.

Their reward is a last-four game against Juan Carlos Manuel Aguilar and Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves for a place in the final.


Hemed still dreaming of Premier League riches

By Simon Griver, September 9, 2016

Tomer Hemed has revealed that he rejected attractive offers during the summer to remain in England and pursue his dream of playing in the Premier League.


Super Soccer Sunday week one preview

By Danny Caro, September 8, 2016

Sunday marks the start of season 2016/17 of the MGBSFL, with 13 matches scheduled across three divisions and the big one between Raiders and Redbridge certainly has everyone talking, with Jon Jacobs admitting he's had to enter the "emergency loan market" as he has four key players missing. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the matches and predicts which teams will make a winning start.


Hendon handed bye in Peter Morrison Trophy first round draw

By Danny Caro, September 7, 2016

Hendon United Sports Club A will start the defence of their Peter Morrison Trophy title in the second round after receiving a bye in the draw.

David Garbacz's men will attempt to win the famous trophy for the fourth consecutive season and they are one of 15 teams to have avoided a first-round test.


Oliel moves into round three in Boy's Singles at US Open

By Simon Griver, September 7, 2016

Yshai Oliel surprised second seed Alex de Minaur on his way to the third round of the Boy’s Singles competition at the US Open.

The 16-year-old Israeli showed enormous character to battle back from a set down to win 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 in the second-round match against the Australian who lies 614 in the adult rankings.