Londoners, prepare to be amazed

By Danny Caro, July 26, 2012

So, the greatest show on earth officially gets under way on Friday. I hope you are ready?

I was in Jerusalem on Maccabiah duty the day London was named as the 2012 Olympic host city and although there has been plenty of negative coverage in the build-up, from what I’ve seen so far, it looks set to be a roaring success. Even the sun is shining.


Lustigman: Masters League maturing nicely

By Danny Caro, July 19, 2012

Stuart Lustigman has described the Maccabi Masters as “an absolute success story” after confirming that a record number of teams would participate in season 2012/13.

The MMFL chairman this week welcomed three new teams that takes the league up to 17, with seven lining up in Division One and 10 in Division Two.


Maccabi Masters round-up: May 20

By Jeremy Silverstone, May 21, 2012

Division Two champions Glenthorne United B ended their season – and the glittering management era of John Featherman – with a 6-4 win over Marshside.

An inspired by a four-goal haul for Gary Adams and a brace from Sid Shaw saw them home.


Super-sub Wise helps Lions Masters retain trophy

By Jeremy Silverstone, May 21, 2012

London Maccabi Lions snatched a dramatic late victory to retain the Nathan Horwitz Maccabi Masters Division 2 Cup following a thrilling final at Barnet’s Underhill Stadium.

Two stunning injury-time goals from super-sub Paul Wise broke the hearts of an EDRS team which had come so close to victory.


Glenthorne B crowned Masters Division Two champions

By Jeremy Silverstone, May 14, 2012

Glenthorne United B are the new champions of the Maccabi Masters Division Two after a 2-0 win over Brady Maccabi B that gives them an unassailable lead at the top of the table.

Gary Adams set Glenthorne on the road to victory before midfield dynamo Trevor Granger put the seal on the title with a header after Adam Hart’s free kick had hit the bar.


Magic Meranda hands Brady Masters third double

By Danny Caro, May 11, 2012

Glenthorne United A 2 Brady Maccabi A 2
(Brady won 5-4 on penalties)

Adam Meranda was the hero as Brady Maccabi came back from the dead to clinch their third consecutive league and cup double following a gripping final against Glenthorne at Wingate & Finchley on Thursday night.


Glenthorne B close in on Masters title

By Danny Caro, May 8, 2012

MASTERS Glenthorne United B edged a step closer to the Maccabi Masters League Division Two title with a 2-1 win over EDRS Stonegrove

A late free-kick from Adam Hart proved decisive in a game where they had forged ahead through an own goal. Mark Kingston equalised for EDRS.

The result means Glenthorne now require two points from their remaining two games to be assured of the championship.


Maccabi Masters review: April 29

By Jeremy Silverstone, April 30, 2012

South Mancs won the final match of the Maccabi Masters Division One league season with a thrilling 5-3 victory over Scrabble.

Three goals from Richard Reggel plus one apiece from Braham Hochenberg and Ben Kent sealed the win. Dan Ruckin (2) and Andy Miller replied for Scrabble.


Maccabi Masters review: April 22

By Jeremy Silverstone, April 23, 2012

Scrabble came away with a surprise 4-3 victory over cup finalists Glenthorne United A in Division One of the Maccabi Masters League. Danny Sugarman (2) and Jason Levy registered for Glenthorne.

Less of a surprise was North London Raiders’ win over South Mancs, although few will have predicted the scoreline, with Raiders running out 9-1 winners.


Maccabi Masters review: April 15

By Jeremy Silverstone, April 15, 2012

The 2012 Nathan Horwitz Maccabi Masters Division Two Cup final will be contested between EDRS Stonegrove and London Maccabi Lions.

The match, to be held at Barnet FC’s Underhill Stadium on May 16, was confirmed after Lions defeated Glenthorne B 4-0 in the second semi-final, with goals from Marc Morris, Barry Silkman, Darren Coon and an own goal.