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Louie lifts Maccabi

April 7, 2011

A first-half effort from Louie Basso steered double-chasing Manchester Maccabi 1st into the semi-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy following a 1-0 win over Leeds Maccabi 1st.

Manchester will host North London Raiders A this Sunday for a place in the final against Faithfold A on May 15.

Manchester manager Stuart Delmonte said: "We know that will be a very difficult game.


Fernandez: We need three wins

By Simon Griver, April 7, 2011

Manager Luis Fernandez believes Israel must win three of their last four qualifying games to reach next year's Euro 2012 finals in Poland.

Back-to-back victories over Latvia and Georgia last week put Israel back in contention to qualify from Group F.

But Fernandez believes that the hard work only starts now.


Basso sends Maccabi into semis

By James Masters, April 7, 2011

Louie Basso showed just why he is rated as one of the most exciting prospects in Jewish football after firing Manchester into the semi-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy.

The 17-year-old starlet was drafted into Stuart Delmonte's squad following injuries to five key players ahead of the clash with fierce rivals Leeds.


Reel time training for Sam

By James Masters, April 7, 2011

Sam Waley-Cohen stepped up his training regime for the Grand National - by putting his feet up and watching YouTube.

The Gold Cup winning jockey is hoping to steer Oscar Time to victory at Aintree just weeks after becoming the first amateur in 30 years to win the famous old trophy at Cheltenham.


Brady Maccabi A fired into final

By Danny Caro, April 6, 2011

Scott Ansher and Mark Wagman fired Brady Maccabi A into the final of this year's Henry Swerner MMFL Cup.

Double-chasing Brady will face either Faithfold or Hendon Harriers at Barnet's Underhill Stadium on May 15 after beating South Mancs A 2-0 in their semi-final clash.

In Division Two, league leaders Glenthorne United B came from three goals down to clinch a 4-4 draw with South Mancs B.


GB hit West London for six

By Danny Caro, April 6, 2011

Maccabi GB's Open Futsal Team maintained their 100 per cent record with a stuttering performance against National League Futsal team West London at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre on Monday night.

Manager Johnny Cohen described the second half performance as "one to forget" as the GB team very nearly surrendered a four-goal lead.


JC MSFL Matchday 30 preview

By Danny Caro, April 6, 2011

The Division One title could be decided on Sunday when North London Raiders B take on Brady Maccabi. Danny Caro looks ahead to the action.




Avram Grant punished for referee outburst

By Danny Caro, April 5, 2011

Avram Grant has received a two-match touchline ban and fined £6,000 for comments made about referee Mike Jones.

The West Ham manager was found guilty of improper conduct over the comments made after the 2-1 FA Cup defeat at Stoke last month.

After the match, Grant said: "Until they scored he gave fouls, a penalty, everything for them."


Danny Caro's Team of the Week - April 3

By Danny Caro, April 5, 2011

There were some big performances in important matches in league and cup. Find out which MSFL stars impressed.

Paul Lenchner (Chigwell Athletic) - assured display from the makeshift keeper in the win over title-chasing Brady. Commanding, made a flying save to tip a shot round the post. Came and punched well numerous times


UJIA reach cup semi after nine-goal thriller

By Danny Caro, April 4, 2011



UJIA will play Faithfold C in the final of this season's JC Barry Goldstein Cup following a semi-final tie that had everything - nine goals, a missed penalty and extra time.