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Danny Caro's Premier Division TOTW: Nov 6

By Danny Caro, November 8, 2011

There were several eye-catching performances on Matchday 10 of the JC MSFL so competition for places was high.

DAN COHEN (NL Raiders A) - just edged out Faithfold stopper Ben Law after working wonders between the sticks to stop Hendon notching up a cricket score

ALEX BLOCH (NL Raiders B) - "arguably the team's player of the season so far. Another commanding against Harmen A"


Gee awaits Leeds challenge

By James Masters, November 8, 2011

Ivan Gee believes his Haroldeans stars will face the ultimate challenge when they take on Leeds Maccabi 1st in Sunday’s Peter Morrison Cup second round clash.

MJSL league leaders Haroldeans have won all nine of their league fixtures this season and have raced ten points clear at the summit.


Danny Caro's Team of the Week: November 6

By Danny Caro, November 8, 2011

There were some big calls to make this week but without further ado, here is my latest JC MSFL master-class.

BEN ROSENTHAL (Woodford Wanderers) - kept his team in the game with a series of stunning saves against cup holders Redbridge

ALEX BLOCH (NL Raiders B) - “arguably the team’s player of the season so far. Another commanding”


Two off as Faithfold cage Lions

By Danny Caro, November 8, 2011


Mike Pearson came back to haunt his old club as Faithfold boosted their treble hopes by running out worthy winners against Premier Division rivals Lions A at Rowley Lane.



Holders edge past Woodford

By Danny Caro, November 8, 2011

Woodford Wanderers returned to action after paying their debts to overturn a suspension and they gave a good account of themselves against league champions but it was not quite enough as a strike from Steve Summers put Redbridge through.

RJC boss Eilon Kennet told JC Sport: "Horrible conditions, with a swirling wind, prevented either side from playing an quality football.


Olim League round-up: November 6

November 7, 2011

Olim League champions England FC were made to work as they edged past Ashdod 2-1.

The champions, started the game positively pushing forward on every opportunity and dominating possession with the Ashdod keeper making two great saves from Aviv Saphir and blocking a trademark belter from Josh Portnoi. Roy then had a free header at the back post that he just could not connect with.


Republic strength key for Levy

By James Masters, November 7, 2011

Republic of Mancunia 2nd boss Paul Levy believes the strength and size of his players proved too much for Manchester Maccabi 3rd.

Mark Clayton and Gary Freeman were on target for Republic, who moved up to second in the MJSL following their 2-0 win over Steve Bentwood’s team.


Israel on course for world finals after victory over GB

By James Masters, November 7, 2011

Israel completed a double over Great Britain in their pursuit of a place in the 2013 Handball World Championship finals.

After winning at Crystal Palace last week, Israel turned on the style in the second game to win 29-20.

The result all but ends Britain’s chances of making the finals and puts Israel in pole position with qualification games against Austria still to come.


Rosenberg left bemused by Maccabi

By James Masters, November 7, 2011

Tameside League Division Two
Manchester Maccabi 1st 2
Tameside United 3

Tony Rosenberg was left scratching his head after watching Manchester Maccabi 1st contrive to lose against ten-man Tameside United.

Jonny Quinn scored twice for Maccabi but it wasn’t enough as they slumped to defeat in a game where they hit the woodwork five times.


JC MSFL Top-Scorers: November 6

By Danny Caro, November 7, 2011

The race for the JC MSFL Golden Boot is on. Only goals scored in the JC MSFL and JC Cyril Anekstein Cups count towards the tally.

16 – Saul Conway (Shirley Park)

14 - Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B)

13 - Jamie Kent (Brixton)

12 - Stefan Benfredj (Shirley Park)

10 - Ben Simons (Faithfold C), Doron Weinstein (Redbridge C)