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Neasden give a lesson in clinical finishing.

October 27, 2008

JC MSFL Division Two: NW Neasden C 7 FC Heath 1

If last week was a display of wasteful finishing, this week was a lesson in clinical finishing.


Maccabites overturn Zionists

October 27, 2008

JC MSFL Division Two: Holy Mount Zion 1 London Maccabi Lions C 2

Lions C came from a goal down to maintain their grip on the Division Two title race.

A well contested game was played at Gibbons Rec on a soggy Sunday morning. The match started brightly with both teams contesting the ball while trying to knock it about with purpose.


Supersub Last completes dramatic comeback

October 27, 2008

JC MSFL Premier Division: Bafana Bafana 1 Hendon United A 2

Last year's runners-up, Hendon, produced one of the comebacks of the season against a strong Bafana side to put themselves back on the heels of the league leaders Neasden.

With nine minutes to go, Bafana looked to be holding on to their slender lead but Hollywood itself couldn't have scripted the fairytale ending.


Yuri back in form

By Mike Sinclair, October 23, 2008

Yuri Foreman, the unbeaten Jewish light-middleweight, won all ten rounds on the scorecards of all three judges as he took a landslide points decision over Vinroy Barrett in Atlantic City.

Foreman, ranked in the world top ten by boxing's four main sanctioning bodies the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO, took the decision by scores of 100-90 on all three cards in his first fight for six months.


Mancs keep their Coonl to go second

October 23, 2008

A last-gasp strike from Darren Coonl helped South Mancunians move up to second in the Maccabi Masters League Division One after the slenderest of victories over EDRS.


Niman leads the way for Redbridge

October 23, 2008

Redbridge Jewish Care A went goal crazy as they beat Alyth Belsize 8-0 in the under 14 Division to stay clear at the top of the table.

Matthew Niman hit four of the goals, with Nathan Sollosi, Saul Green, Dan Wright and Josh Linder completing the scoring.

Stonegrove Park moved into third after they thrashed Redbridge Jewish Care B 12-2. Joseph Wolf and Daniel Kuber helped themselves to four goals each, with Joshua Frey, Adam Gold, Scott Greenfield and Jospeh Eskenazy finished the job.


Leeds boys stay top

October 23, 2008

Leeds JNF maintained their 100 per cent record in the Premier Division Manchester soccer league as they easily beat South Manchester 2nd 7-0.

There were three different players getting a couple each as well as a 30-yard strike from club secretary Marc Hecht.

Crumpsall were beaten by Rep of Mancunia 5-2, although Yossi Saunders got the two consolation goals for them, whilst Manchester Maccabi 4th could not field a team against Westdene 1st and the points were awarded to the current league leaders.


Invincible MAL remain unbeaten to take the spoils

October 23, 2008

As the season draws to a close it is time to focus on the players and teams who caught the eye on the field of play.

MAL and South Manchester Maccabi had memorable campaigns, despite the bad weather doing its best to ruin the programme.

MAL won the Maccabi League treble after landing the Barratts Sunday League title, playoff trophy and Twenty20 competitions.

They went into the season unbeaten in all competitive cricket and have remained unbeaten in all Sunday cricket since June.


Chigwell pay penalty for spot-kick howlers

By Craig Silver, October 23, 2008

Chigwell Athletic A have been knocked out of the London Intermediate Cup second round after being beaten by Docklands FC 6-5 on penalties.

Adam Hakimi had given the Chigs the lead in the first half, but Sam McCarthy and Elliot Green missed in the dreaded penalty shoot-out.

In the JC MSFL, Redbridge Jewish Care caused the biggest shock of the day as they condemned Hendon United A to their second straight defeat.

Goals from Richie Caplan and new signing Craig Edwards could well end any title hopes for the Hammers.


Tamir to stick with Trotters

By Simon Griver, October 23, 2008

Israeli midfielder Tamir Cohen is determined to see out his three-year contract with Bolton, even though he has failed to make an appearance this season.

His father, former Liverpool star Avi Cohen, said that Trotters manager Gary Megson recently had talks with the Israeli midfielder and told him that his future is with the Premier League club.