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Hyde Park Rovers march on

By David Gold, March 14, 2011

Hyde Park cruised to a 3-1 win over Westdene 1st as they extended their lead at the top of the table in their penultimate game of the season. Oli Grant, Philip Braham and Jason Wise struck for the title chasers.

Grant put the visitors ahead when player-manager Braham threaded a pass through to him, and he rounded the goalkeeper to score.


Maccabi Masters round-up

By Danny Caro, March 14, 2011

North London Raiders completed their league fixtures with a 4-1 win over Glenthorne thanks to goals from Ashley Davidson, Andy Bloom and Lee Levinson (2). Sid Shaw scored Glenthorne’s consolation.


Maccabi’s treble hopes dashed

By David Gold, March 14, 2011

Manchester Maccabi’s treble hopes were dashed as they came out second best against Old Ball in a tightly contested League Cup semi final.

Des Barnes put Old Ball ahead only for Adam Lavin to equalise for the Peter Morrison Trophy quarter-finalists. But a late strike from Gary Souter settled it.


Republic of Mancunia

By David Gold, March 14, 2011

Republic of Mancunia extended their unbeaten run to 11 games with a 3-0 win over Crumpsall. The victory saw Anthony Bloch’s men continue their march towards the treble.

Bloch said: “We are playing well. Though the 3-0 was not as convincing as we would like, Maccabi losing is better than us winning 25-0! For the first time this season we have the league in our hands.”


Newman late show keeps Lions alive

By Danny Caro, March 14, 2011

A late strike from Josh Newman saw the Lions kept alive of their hopes of avoiding relegation with a hard-earned win over Montana at Rowley Lane.

The Lions showed their fighting spirit as they roared past a lacklustre Montana who although playing great attacking football, couldn’t put the ball in the back of the net.


JC MSFL Matchday 26 review

By Danny Caro, March 13, 2011

Faithfold A ended Redbridge's treble hopes as they joined Neasden A and North London Raiders A in the semi-finals of Peter Morrison Trophy. Danny Caro looks back on the action.




JC MSFL Quotes of the Week

By Danny Caro, March 11, 2011

There is rarely a dull moment in the JC MSFL. Here, JC Sports Editor Danny Caro selects his favourites quotes from Matchday 25 of the season.

Raiders manager Oli Shorts following the 2-2 draw against Faithfold C in the Barry Goldsteni Cup


GB to take 43 athletes to JCC Games

March 11, 2011

Maccabi GB have named a squad of 43 athletes for this summer's JCC Maccabi Games in Philadelphia.

Following on from last year's successful Games in Denver, the GB delegation will once again be led by the husband and wife team of Brian and Helena Green.


Harry not wild about England

By David Gold, March 10, 2011

Harry Redknapp said that he would have to think long and hard if approached by the FA to succeed Fabio Capello.

Redknapp said: "I would like to see England have an English manager. There are not many obvious candidates but we've gone down the foreign route. Sven Goran Eriksson did not exactly set us alight, and if Fabio Capello can't make a success of it, then it's quite frightening really."


JC MSFL Rumour Mill - March 10

By Danny Caro, March 10, 2011

The JC MSFL transfer window closes in just a few days. Find out which clubs and players have been linked with last-ditch moves.

North London Raiders pair Adam Posner and Igal Yahya have turned down lucrative offers to appear in Danny Dyer’s Worst Misses of 2010-11 DVD.