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Garcia is cock-a-hoop

By Danny Caro, November 10, 2011

Rising star Sammy Garcia has signed for QPR.

Garcia, 8, of Radlett will represent the club's Under 9 team.

A pupil at Radlett Prep, Garcia came through a six-week trial and his busy schedule will include training on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as matches on Sundays.

He is a product of the Excel academy which includes a Sunday League run by Adam Lustigman.


Move over Messi. These HMH starlets can be the real deal

By Danny Caro, November 10, 2011

"I've got them playing the Barca way." Those were the words of academy coach Franc Carbó following a series of intense training sessions with the HMH Under 15 squad.

Having put the group through their paces at Barcelona's youth academy at Miniestadio, Carbó recently travelled to Powerleague Mill Hill in north London to ensure that they have been practising what he preaches – the Barca philo


Joe Jacobson hopes to shine on big screen

By James Masters, November 10, 2011

Joe Jacobson is relishing the prospect of playing in front of the cameras when he comes up against non-league Newport County in the first round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

The Cardiff-born defender is set to start for Shrewsbury Town with a whole host of family and friends set to make the journey.


Dean Furman's up for the cup

By James Masters, November 10, 2011

Dean Furman watched his beloved Chelsea win the FA Cup as boy – now he wants to lead his own Blue Army down Wembley Way.

The Oldham captain will lead his side out against League Two side Burton Albion at Boundary Park on Saturday hoping to embark on a route to cup glory.


JC MSFL Matchday 11 preview

By Danny Caro, November 9, 2011

There's one game in the cup plus a full league fixture list scheduled on Matchday 11 of the JC MSFL season. Danny Caro looks ahead to the action.




Danny Caro's Division 2 TOTW: Nov 6

By Danny Caro, November 9, 2011

1. James Grabiner (Faithfold B)

2. Ben Moss (Faithfold B)

3. Adam Rosenfeld (FC Team B)

4. Gary Tiller (Glenthorne Utd A)

5. Alon Blitz (Hendon Utd SC B)

6. Matty Kleinman (Faithfold B) STAR MAN

7. Scott Jay (Glenthorne Utd A)

8. Ashley Rubin (Glenthorne Utd B)

9. Doron Weinstein (Redbridge JC B)

10. Freddie Marks (FC Team B)

11. James Gold (LM Lions B)


Danny Caro's Division 1 TOTW: Nov 6

By Danny Caro, November 9, 2011

1. Ben Rosenthal (Woodford Wanderers)

2. Jamie Freed (Norstar A)

3. Martin Sales (Woodford Wanderers)

4. Josh Franklin (Brixton Old Boys A)

5. Elliot Kennard (Montana)

6. Russell Brill (Chigwell Athletic)

7. Eli Houri (Norstar A)

8. Bradley Wine (Oakwood) STAR MAN

9. Michael Goldberg (Temple Fortune A)

10. Adam Jason (Norstar A)


Danny Caro's Division 4 TOTW: Nov 6

By Danny Caro, November 9, 2011

1. Philip Small (Temple Fortune B)

2. Simon Allen (Temple Fortune B)

3. Ben Hildebrand (Brady Maccabi B)

4. Adam Goldstein (Athletico Finchley)

5. Laurence Rosenthal (SPEC FC)

6. Aron Keller (Athletic Finchley)

7. Jason Davis (Brady Maccabi B)

8. Reiss Mogilner (Brady Maccabi B)

9. Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B)

10. Daniel Hildebrand (Brady Maccabi B)


Sharpe ready to stoke the fire

By James Masters, November 8, 2011

Sporting boss Gavin Sharpe loves the fact his side has been labelled as the ‘Stoke City’ of the MJSL and says his players are ready to kick Hyde Park’s Peter Morrison Cup hopes in to touch.

Rovers manager David Domb has likened Sporting’s style of play to that of Tony Pulis’ Stoke ahead of the weekend’s clash at Frederick Road.


Republic ready to rumble

By James Masters, November 8, 2011

Republic of Mancunia 1st boss Les Blackston has labelled Sunday’s Peter Morrison clash with Manchester Maccabi 1st as ‘David against Goliath’.

Cup holders Maccabi are strongly fancied to make the later stages of the competition despite enduring an inconsistent league campaign.