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Northern team of the week: May 13

By James Masters, May 14, 2012

Here is the Northern Team of the Week for May 13.

1. Josh Samberg (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
2. Ben Kay (Broughton)
3. Alex Lee (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
4. Adam Jackson (South Manchester SC 2nd)
5. Ashley Loofe (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
6. Toby Levy (South Manchester SC 2nd)
7. Louis Basso (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
8. Josh Klepper (South Manchester SC 2nd)


JC MSFL Top-Scorers: May 13

By James Masters, May 14, 2012

30 - Craig Sandford (Glenthorne United B)

28 – Saul Conway (Shirley Park)

25 - Dan Hildebrand (Brady B - includes 7 for Faithfold)

24 - Jamie Kent (Brixton Old Boys - includes goals scored for Brixton B)

21 - Doron Weinstein (Redbridge Jewish Care C - includes one for B team), James Gold (LM Lions B)

20 - Assi Avital (UJIA)


South on song

By James Masters, May 14, 2012

Greater Manchester Amateur Cricket League
South Manchester 149-7
Haughton Green A 102-all out
South win by 47 runs

Akiva Lieberman starred with bat and ball as South Manchester’s superb start to the season continued with a 47-run win over Haughton Green A.


Manchester Maccabi finish in style

By James Masters, May 14, 2012

Tameside League Division Two
March Hare F.C. 1
Manchester Maccabi 1st 4

Manchester Maccabi 1st brought down the curtain on their season with a fine 4-1 victory over March Hare FC.

Josh Hayes scored twice, while young goal prodigy Jake Kelly marked his full debut with a fine effort as Maccabi sealed seventh place in Division Two of the Tameside League.


Marauding Lions clinch U18 cup double

By Danny Caro, May 14, 2012

London Maccabi Lions 3 Leverstock 1

London Maccabi Lions concluded an excellent season by winning the WFL Challenge Cup after beating Leverstock 3-1 in the final at Harvesters FC.


Simmons sparkles at Olympic Park

By Brian Sacks, May 14, 2012

Jennifer Simmons of Sale Harriers set a personal best of 57.11 in the semi-finals of the 400 metres at the British Universities Championships at Olympic Park.

Sam Shindler-Glass, 15, opened his track season with a victory and a 1,500m PB of 4:18.0 at the under-17 Young Athletes League match at Perivale.


MJSL round-up: May 13

By James Masters, May 14, 2012

Ben Johnson was the hero for Broughton as the basement boys finally gained their first win of the MJSL season.

Broughton had failed to secure victory in any of their 17 league games before sneaking past Crumpsall 1-0 to gain three priceless points.

Sydney Fulda’s men are three points behind Leeds Maccabi 3rd, who held Republic of Mancunia 1st to a 2-2 draw.


Glenthorne B crowned Masters Division Two champions

By Jeremy Silverstone, May 14, 2012

Glenthorne United B are the new champions of the Maccabi Masters Division Two after a 2-0 win over Brady Maccabi B that gives them an unassailable lead at the top of the table.

Gary Adams set Glenthorne on the road to victory before midfield dynamo Trevor Granger put the seal on the title with a header after Adam Hart’s free kick had hit the bar.


Brilliant Bolle forces Hendon to wait

By Danny Caro, May 13, 2012

Hendon United Sports Club A 0 Redbridge Jewish Care A 1

Double cup winners Hendon will need to wait a few more days to clinch the league title and cement the treble after they were beaten 1-0 by defending JC MSFL champions Redbridge at Hadley FC on Sunday morning.


Magic Meranda hands Brady Masters third double

By Danny Caro, May 11, 2012

Glenthorne United A 2 Brady Maccabi A 2
(Brady won 5-4 on penalties)

Adam Meranda was the hero as Brady Maccabi came back from the dead to clinch their third consecutive league and cup double following a gripping final against Glenthorne at Wingate & Finchley on Thursday night.