Football

Pre-season friendlies & signings

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2014

Keep up to date with the latest pre-season friendly results and new signings first and fastest here.

JEWDINESE 3 SPEC FC 2 (July 22)
Strikes from Luke Lewis, Jess Alexander and Josh Buchhardt earned Division Two new boys Jewdinese victory in a five-goal thriller against first division SPEC FC.

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Maccabi progress in Champions League qualifiers

By Simon Griver, July 23, 2014

Maccabi Tel Aviv will play Slovenian champions Maribor or Bosnian champions Zrinjski in the third qualifying round of the Champions League after beating Andorra's Santa Coloma 2-0 in the second "home" leg.

In a match moved to Cyprus due to the conflict in Israel, Maccabi sealed a 3-0 aggregate win on Tuesday night.

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The race for Fogelman reaches boiling point

July 22, 2014

Richard Fogelman has put every Maccabi Masters League team on red alert with his recent announcement that he will be plying his trade with the older boys this season.

After a staggering 42 goals in 16 matches for L'Equipe last season in the MGBSFL, the 2014/15 golden boot winner and Division Three player of the year is hot property.

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MGBSFL Season 2014/15 format

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2014

Five new teams have entered the MGBSFL for seasons 2014/15 which begins on September 7.

PREMIER DIVISION
1. Faithfold A
2. FC Team A
3. Harmen (P)
4. Hendon United Sports Club A
5. Maccabi London Lions Blue
6. Norstar London Raiders A
7. North West Neasden (P)
8. Oakwood A
9. Redbridge Jewish Care A
10. Woodford Wanderers (P)

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DIVISION ONE

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Cyril Anekstein Cup 2014/15 first round draw

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2014

Cup holders Hendon United Sports Club A have received a bye in the first round draw, while the tie of the round sees 2014 runners-up Norstar London Raiders A take on former winners Redbridge Jewish Care A.

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND ONE DRAW

Oakwood A vs KS United

Norstar London Raiders A vs Redbridge Jewish Care A

Faithfold B vs London Rovers

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It's all change at FC Team

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2014

FC Team have announced a major restructuring, with Michael Myers and Ben Gilbey taking over as A-team managers from Mitch Young.

Young has led the club’s first string for the past 11 years, but he has decided to take charge of the B team for season 2014/15, with David Gordon leading the challenge of FC Team C.

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Ben Haim's had more clubs than Jack Nicklaus, but so what?

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2014

I almost fell off my chair when I heard that Tal Ben Haim was returning to England in a playing capacity. No joke.

I thought he was past it, yesterday’s fish and chip paper, but then I checked his age. 32 – the perfect age for a defender. Just what Bob Pieters was looking for.

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JC summer rumour mill

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2014

There's talk of record-breaking deals taking place in the MGBSFL over the summer.

Boca Jewniors’s midfielder Dovi Fehler is on Hendon United’s radar after a series of rave reviews last season.

Team Maccabi GB star Daran Bern has admitted "I've had better days" after learning he will be sidelined for several weeks with a dislocated shoulder.

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Israeli teams disappoint in Europa League

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2014

Hapoel Tel Aviv’s Europa League hopes are hanging by a thread after they were stunned 3-0 by FC Astana of Kazakhstan on Thursday.

Hapoel made the worst possible start as Orel Dgani saw red after just 16 minutes. Things went from bad to worse as Roger Canas fired the hosts ahead from the penalty spot moments later.

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Danny Caro's Division Three review

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2014

The Division Three title race went down to the final game of the season, when Loughton Orient's memorable win over L'Equipe ensured the championship went to L'Orange.

1. NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS C
League record: Pl. 20, W. 13, D. 3, L. 4, F. 55, A. 21, Pts. 42
Players of the season: Jake Yudelowitz, Grant Waissel, Alex Goodman, Liam Stein, Dan Polak

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