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Northern team of the week nominations: February 27

By James Masters, February 27, 2012

Here are the nominations for Northern Team of the Week.

James Lewis (Oakhill)
Josh Barth (Oakhill)
Conor Rabbett (South Manchester SC 1st)

Aviv Levy (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
Adam Kristall (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
Simon Mattison (South Manchester SC 2nd)
Mark Stewart (South Manchester SC 2nd)
Jack Roache (Oakhill)
David Seligman (Oakhill)
Ross Bloomberg (Oakhill)


Leeds 2nd grab welcome win

By James Masters, February 27, 2012

Leeds Sunday Alliance Division One
Leeds Maccabi 2nd 3
Rodley Barge 2

Oliver Abrahamson’s double inspired Leeds Maccabi 2nd to their second win of the season following a hard-fought victory over basement boys Rodley Barge.

Simon Fisher’s side moved six points clear of Barge at the foot of the table after coming out on top in a five-goal thriller.


Maccabi bounce back from Morrison nightmare

By James Masters, February 27, 2012

Brian Brockbank Memorial Cup
FC Hughes 0
Manchester Maccabi 1st 4

Manchester Maccabi 1st bounced back from their stunning capitulation in the Peter Morrison Trophy by booking their place in the second round of the Brian Brockbank Memorial Cup.

Maccabi contrived to throw away a 4-1 lead against South Manchester SC 2nd before crashing out 5-4 in an incredible Morrison tie last week.


Super-sub Toff helps Camden Park clinch promotion

By Danny Caro, February 27, 2012

Hendon United Sports Club B 2 Camden Park 3

Camden Park became the second JC MSFL team to clinch promotion after winning a five-goal thriller against title rivals Hendon B in West Hendon.

Strikes from Guy Marks, Luke Brookner and super-sub Josh Toff won a thriller against title rivals Hendon B in west Hendon.


JC MSFL Goal of the Week: February 26

By Danny Caro, February 27, 2012

WINNER: - Greg Corin (Hendon A) - GOAL 2 - a wonder goal from 40 yards to win JC Cyril Anekstein Cup semi-final



- Greg Corin (Hendon A) - GOAL 1 - with just seconds remaining, he kept alive his team's treble hopes by shifting the ball to the right then unleached an unstoppable shot into the top left hand corner


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)