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We're firing on all cylinders, says Bloch

By James Masters, February 24, 2011

Anthony Bloch believes that Republic of Mancunia are ready to storm the MJSL by pulling off an historic treble.

Victory over Westdene 1st last weekend, where Mike Gastwirth fired a hat-trick, means Republic are now just four points off league leaders Manchester Maccabi with a title showdown between the two still on the cards.


Goodman stumped

By Brian Sacks, February 24, 2011

A course best described as a quagmire, and a 40-minute start delay, may have cost Richard Goodman victory in the Under 20 National Cross country Championship at Alton Towers.

Locked in a duel with 19-year-old Johnny Hay throughout the 8km race, Goodman, 17, gave way over the last two kilometres to finish second, 100m behind Hay.


Fernandez given a week to settle debts

By Simon Griver, February 24, 2011

The Israel FA has given national team manager Luis Fernandez until March 4 to have his suspension by Fifa revoked.

Fifa suspended Fernandez last week because he owes Qatari club Al Rayyan €400,000 compensation for breaking his contract when he took charge at Betar Jerusalem in 2005.


Leg break mars win as Raiders pull clear

February 24, 2011

North London Raiders B extended their lead at the top of Division One with an 8-2 victory over Southgate Harmen B. But the match was marred by a broken leg suffered by Harmen's Daniel Henig.

Hat-tricks from David Dinkin and Nicky Woolf plus a brace from Jonny Hesselberg took Raiders eight points clear but the result meant little to manager Rob Richman.


Delmonte: Result was never in doubt

By David Gold, February 24, 2011

Manchester Maccabi 1st cruised into the quarter-finals of the Brian Brockbank Rosebowl with a 3-0 win over Cotton Tree.

The fifth division side put up a good fight before substitute Rafi Leker set up Adam Lavin to put Maccabi ahead with 20 minutes left.


Lee: Victory was the best birthday gift

February 24, 2011

Darryl Lee, manager of South Manchester 1st, described the 3-1 victory over title-chasing Mace as the best possible birthday present as he team took another step to ensuring top division football next season.

Two first half strikes from man-of-the-match David Chaytow gave South the upper hand in an Accountants League Premier Division clash.


Turks give Maccabi boys a bit of a basting

By Danny Caro, February 24, 2011

Danny Berg, the Maccabi League Rep Team manager, told his troops to buck up their ideas after they were comprehensively beaten in their latest London Inter-League Cup match on Tuesday.

It was a night to forget for the Maccabi team who had looked so good in their opening when they beat the North London League 3-0.


JC MSFL Matchday 24 preview

By Danny Caro, February 23, 2011

Match of the day in the JC MSFL sees a top-of-the-table clash in JC MSFL Division One where table-toppers North London Raiders B takes on Chigwell Athletic. Danny Caro previews the action.


Maccabi League grilled by Turkish League

By Danny Caro, February 23, 2011

The Maccabi League Rep Team suffered a comprehensive 5-0 defeat against the Turkish Football Federation at Wingate & Finchley on Tuesday night.


England FC win JC Olim League

By Danny Caro, February 23, 2011

England FC clinched the JC Olim League title a completing a 4-1 victory over Ashdod.

Ashdod came to Tel Aviv for a top-of-the-table clash. England went into the game knowing that victory along with other results going their way would see them crowned champions.

The result never looked in doubt as England forged ahead courtesy of a header from Daniel Scott after 10 minutes.

England carried on probing the Ashdod defence and were rewarded when Yaron Galinsky played in Josh Portnoi who slotted past the Ashdod keeper.