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JC MSFL Goal of the Week: December 18

By Danny Caro, December 18, 2011

WINNER: - Lee Cash (NW Neasden A) - "a goal that will be remembered for a very long time. It was one of those where you will be able to say ‘I was there the day Lee Cash scored that'. The ball dropped out the sky 35 yards away from goal. Lee turned and unleashed a strike that seemed to stop time; the moment it left his boot you just new this was something special.


JC MSFL Team of the Week: the contenders - Dec 18

By Danny Caro, December 18, 2011

GK - Michael Perkin (NW Neasden C), Ilan Ben-Zion (Southgate Harmen B)

Defenders - Jon Swead, Russell Brill, Lee Hyams, Alex Norman (all Chigwell Athletic), Sam Franks (Brixton A), Adam Levene (NW Neasden A), Jonny Meltzer, Matthew Posner (both Brady B), Jake Gottlieb (NW Neasden A), Doug Berlin (SPEC FC)


JC MSFL Matchday 15 review

By Danny Caro, December 18, 2011

The final JC MSFL programme of 2011 saw a key battles in the Premier Division and a top-of-the-table derby in Division One, while a number of other matches fell victim to the weather. Danny Caro looks back on all the action.

Prem Div - Redbridge and Neasden share points after six-goal thriller
Div 1 - Chigwell end Redbridge's unbeaten record


Hapoel bow out on a high

By Danny Caro, December 16, 2011

Israel’s involvement in this season’s Europa League ended on a high as Hapoel Tel Aviv beat Legia Warsaw 2-0.

A goal in each half from Salim Toama and Avihay Yadin saw Hapoel run out worthy winners in a game missed by manager Dror Kashtan, due to a family bereavement.

The win saw Hapoel finish third in Group C, two points behind Legia.


Gilman inspires Leeds late show

December 15, 2011

Adam Gilman's late winner rounded off a pulsating nine-goal thriller as Leeds Maccabi edged out AFC Waggon 5-4 in the Sunday Alliance Premier Division.

Midfielder Gilman headed home deep into injury-time to send boss Ian Selwyn into raptures.

Maccabi had led on four occasions, only for Waggon to hit back each time to level the game.

But Gilman's late show left the visitors shattered and l


Hendon will bounce back from this hammer blow, says Garbacz

By Danny Caro, December 15, 2011

David Garbacz, the manager of Hendon United Sports Club A, was left scratching his head after his team saw their quadruple hopes crushed in a 7-1 defeat by Lapton FC in the London FA Sunday Intermediate Cup.

A strike from Danny Kon proved little more than consolation as the JC MSFL table-toppers were beaten for only the second time this season.


Lions exit Herts Cup

December 15, 2011

Tony Gold, the manager of London Lions, was proud of his team as the holders bowed out of the Herts Centenary Cup at the quarter-final stage, going down 3-2 at London Colney.

The Lions dominated possession in a game they came from behind to lead 2-1 before Colney hit back late on.

Good work from Dean Nyman and Matt Stock set up Andy Glynne for the equaliser.


Brady boys in top gear

December 15, 2011

Strikes from Jonathan Cohen, David Rose, Laurence Myers and Mark Wagman took league leaders Brady Maccabi A seven points clear following a 4-2 victory over Faithfold in Division One.

Joel Nathan and Clive Nathan replied.

North London Raiders consolidated in second place with Ashley Davidson (2) and Serge Cowan on target in a 3-1 success over Scrabble.


Lavin strikes to seal perfect 10

By James Masters, December 15, 2011

Darryl Lee praised his South Manchester Sports side after they made it 10 wins from 10 with a 3-2 victory over Saints.

Two goals from Adam Lavin and a Laurence Newman strike helped the league leaders maintain their excellent start to the season.

Boss Lee is now targeting Sunday's Handicup semi-final against Village.

"To get to Christmas with a 100 per cent record after 10 league games and


Domb states his case for the defence

December 15, 2011

Hyde Park boss David Domb has warned his players they must cut out their defensive errors following an almighty scare against Leeds Maccabi 3rd.

Domb's men led 4-0 before 10 minutes of madness allowed Maccabi to score three times without reply.

Rovers hit back with Oli Grant completing his hat-trick to seal the win 6-3, but Domb was far from happy.

"I really did have my heart in my mouth