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MJSL round-up: February 26

By James Masters, February 27, 2012

Benjy Silverman fired Crumpsall into the final of the Tony Cohen Memorial Trophy following a shock victory over Republic of Mancunia 2nd.

Silverman’s stunning hat-trick allowed Zevi Saunders’ side to ease through 3-1 and bounce back from last weekend’s mauling by Haroldeans.


South Manchester clinch part one of possible treble

February 27, 2012

South Manchester Sports 1st 5 Bowler 2

South Manchester Sports 1st completed the first part of a possible treble by lifting the Handicup following a 5-2 success over Bowler.

Marc Yaffe fired home a hat-trick as Darry Lee's men lifted their first piece of silverware in years.


Brady A win fifth consecutive Maccabi Masters League title

By Jeremy Silverstone, February 27, 2012

The all-conquering Brady Maccabi A ran out 3-1 winners against North London Raiders to retain the Maccabi Masters Football League title for the fifth consecutive season.

Two goals from Max Radford - including a 40-yard screamer - and one from Mark Wagman gave Brady the win they needed to secure the championship. In response, Ashley Davidson scored from the spot for Raiders.


John helps Jewve make their point

By Danny Caro, February 27, 2012

Catford & Bromley Maccabi 2 Jewventus 2

A last-gasp effort from player-manager Gabriel John earned the visitors a point in the Group C opener at Norseman FC.

Jonny Lee and Jamie Sinai netted for the Cats.


JC MSFL Team of the Week: the contenders - Feb 26

By Danny Caro, February 26, 2012

GK - Ian Weinstein (Norstar B), David Kosky (LM Lions B)

Defenders - Josh Lipman (Hendon A), Michael Sacks (Raiders A), Adam Lister (Catford), Robert Cohen (Jewventus), Paul Shone (Woodford), Ryan Springer, Cameron Most, Matt Green, Alex Springer (all LM Lions B)


JC MSFL Matchday 25 review

By Danny Caro, February 26, 2012

Hendon United Sports Club A came from behind to keep alive their treble hopes with a hard fought 2-1 extra time victory over North London Raiders A in the semi-finals of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup. It was also a memorable day for Camden Park who clinched an immediate return to Division One after winning promotion. Danny Caro looks back on all the action.



Silverware for schools at Maccabi GB events

February 24, 2012

Maccabi GB's busy tournament schedule continued over the past couple of weeks with the Primary School Year 3 & 4 Football tournament and the Secondary School Boys Basketball tournament. In total over 320 young people participated.


JC MSFL Rumour Mill: February 24

By Danny Caro, February 24, 2012

Sources inside the club have revealed that Faithfold B's Leor Harel will be hanging up his boots soon and retiring from Sunday League football so he can concentrate on his career as a babysitter. Club captain Ben Moss told JC Sport: "We will do everything we can to convince Leor that his future is in football."


Lee's in a race against time

February 23, 2012

Lee Korsitz, the Israeli most likely to win gold in this summer's Olympics, has undergone surgery for an mysterious health problem unrelated to sport.

The women's windsurfing world champion is missing this week's European Windsurfing Championships in Portugal.


Dan on the top table

February 23, 2012

Dan Olsberg this week became the youngest player to represent the Manchester Maccabi senior table tennis section.

Manager Joe Flacks had no hesitation in pitching the youngster into the team when a place came available and he was certainly not let down against a strong Shawfield side.

Olsberg, 10, pushed all his opponents hard and Flacks believes that with a "little more experience," an amaz