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Dominant Lions strike early to overcome Buntingford

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2016


First-half strikes from Josh Kennet, Austin Lipman and Charlie Kasler kept London Lions in second place in the Herts County League Premier Division following a 3-1 success at home to Buntingford.

In what a contests littered by niggly fouls, Lions were the side that really looked the threat throughout.


Israel ready for Paralympics test, says Bolotin

By Simon Griver, September 5, 2016

Ron Bolotin believes Israel will have to overcome the odds to win medals at the Rio Paralympics which begin next week.

A total of 30 Israeli athletes — five larger than the squad of 25 in 2012 — will compete across 11 sports and attempt to surpass the eight medals secured at London 2012.


Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Camden Park

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Max Saunders is calling for a show of “mental toughness and commitment” at Camden Park this season.

Saunders will spearhead the team in place of Will Castle and he is hoping for a fast start.

"Our ambition is to win the league and why not, we have the talent,” he told JC Sport.

Captain marvel Rob Hershkorn returns for a team that Saunders believe are worth keeping an eye on.


Season 2016/17: meet the teams - FC Team A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

It’s great to have Mitch Young back where he belongs – in the Premier Division.

The usual suspects will be joining him along with former Player of the Year Michael Pearson, so expect goals.

Indeed the partnership between Richard Salmon and Pearson could blossom into something really quite special.


Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Maccabi London Lions A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

It’s the start of a new dawn for Maccabi London Lions A. Ollie Leslie and Joe Marsh have spoken of their determined to restore former glories after being appointed joint-managers.

Plans for the season remain top secret but captain James Gershfield will never be too far away from the headlines.


Season 2016/17: meet the teams - North London Raiders A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s the message from North London Raiders A boss Dan Shafron.

Having taken over the reins from Rob Richman and Jonathan Green, Shafron is confident he can lead L’Orange to a third consecutive MGBSFL crown.

He told JC Sport: “We have also added further quality and strength in depth to freshen things up and keep competition strong.”


Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Oakwood A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Oakwood have been held back by long-term injuries to key players over the past couple of seasons.

With Dan Kristall joining Ric Blank and Alex Schock in the dug-out last year, they took another step in the right direction in season 2015/16, eventually falling short of the major honours.


Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Redbridge Jewish Care A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Excitement is building at Redbridge Jewish Care A, with boss Jon Jacobs confident they can go all the way.

Consistency is the name of the game for a multi-talented squad capable of beating anyone in the MGBSFL.

Dean Nyman and Russell Goldstein are among the new faces of a group brimming with confidence.


Season 2016/17: meet the teams - SPEC FC

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Division One runners-up SPEC FC know they have it all to do in their maiden season in the top-flight.

Their chances have also been hit by the departure of three key players and much depends on how they defend.

Manager Ricky Lawrence believes the glass is half full though and he’s told JC Sport they’ll give it their best shot to “fight bravely against relegation”.


Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Woodford Wanderers

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Woodford Wanderers managers Daryl Kay and Jerome Marks were giving nothing away at their pre-season press conference.

But after winning the Division One title, we expect them to do their talking on the pitch.

Adam Shafron and James Ryan were among their star performers last year.

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