Masters

Clayhall hungover

April 16, 2009

Division Two champions Clayhall A suffered their first defeat of the season after losing 2-1 against Glenthorne B. Neil Sapler put Clayhall ahead but strikes from Gary Swerner and a 30-yard free kick from Alan Lee saw Glenthorne home.

Stablemates Clayhall B also lost, 4-2 to Ashlodge for whom Jon Lauffer, John Seigal, Steve Bogen and guest Phil Silver were on the mark. Paul Chilton and Jacob Namer replied.

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Glenthorne set up LML final date

April 7, 2009

Glenthorne United A and London Maccabi Lions B will contest the Henry Swerner MMFL Cup final after recording 3-1 victories in their respective semi-finals.

Glenthorne beat Faithfold courtesy of strikes from Jason Levy, Adam Lennard and Dave Michaels. Russell Rich grabbed Faithfold’s consolation.

Arthur Duke (2) and Howard Freeman earned Lions victory over South Mancunians for whom David Hyman was on target.

Goals from Jason Sears (2), David Rose and Marc Herman sent Brady Maccabi A top of the Maccabi Masters Division One table after beating Temple Fortune A 4-1.

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Brady close in on title

April 2, 2009

Brady Maccabi sent out a title warning to long-time leaders North London Raiders after thumping Faithfold 9-0. Nick Collins (2), Scott Ansher (2), Laurence Beck, Laurence Myers, Marc Lee, Marc Herman and Mark Abrahams all scored to take Brady to within a point of Raiders, with a game in hand.

London Maccabi Lions A hammered South Manx 7-2 with Danny Reuben (3), Adam Lee (2), Warren Leader and Phil Lewis scoring. Nick Roman and Nick Tromans replied for Mancs.

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Brady sent out title warning

By Jeremy Silverstone, March 30, 2009

It was a day of goals in the Masters League, with 42 goals in the six games.

In the Maccabi Masters League Division 1 title race, Brady Maccabi A sent out a clear message to leaders North London Raiders with an emphatic 9-0 win over Faithfold. Nick Collins (2), Scott Ansher (2), Laurence Beck, Laurence Myers, Marc Lee, Marc Herman and Mark Abrahams all scored to take Brady to within a point of Raiders, with a game in hand.

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Brady win

March 26, 2009

Goals from Laurence Leigh (2) and Scott Ansher saw Brady Maccabi A maintain their Division One title hopes with a 3-1 win over South Mancs. Ollie Olsen replied.

Greg Morris (3), Jason Levy (2), Sid Shaw and Neil Richards found the net as Glenthorne United A hammered Temple Fortune A 7-2.

London Maccabi Lions B were held to a 1-1 draw by a defiant Ashlodge. Stuart Coutts put Lions ahead before Phil Mayer squared things up.

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Comeback kings Raiders continue to lead the way

By Jeremy Silverstone, March 17, 2009

Leaders North London Raiders remain top of Maccabi Masters Football League Division One following their 5-3 win over EDRS Stonegrove. Despite being behind for much of the game to goals from Phil Silver (2) and Malcolm Joseph, Raiders hit back with goals from Ashley Davidson (2), Kevin Lotzof, Daniel Mendoza and Dean Schulberg.

London Maccabi Lions A put themselves firmly in the Maccabi Masters League Division One title race picture with a 3-2 win over South Manx, with goals from Adam Lee (2) and Nathan Kosky. Nick Roman (pen) and Eric Elbaz scored for South Mancs.

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Three join Faithfold

March 12, 2009

Football Glenthorne United A, London Maccabi Lions B and South Mancunians joined Faithfold in the semi-finals of the Henry Swerner Maccabi Masters Cup, sponsored by Tux’n’Tails, after claiming victories in the quarters.

Four goals from Sid Shaw helped Glenthorne thump EDRS Stonegrove 6-2. Greg Morris and Jason Levy finished the job. Phil Silver and Mark Kingston replied.

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Fortune hold the Raiders

February 26, 2009

The Maccabi Masters Division One title race was thrown wide open after lowly Temple Fortune A earned a surprise point against league leaders North London Raiders A.

Moroccan striker Yali Mamouri put Fortune ahead. Ashley Davidson levelled before Dean Ingram restored Fortune’s advantage. Raiders’ Ilan Cohen made it 2-2 as the Raiders edged two points clear.

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Brand puts Lions into Vets final

February 5, 2009

Charlton Rangers 1
London Maccabi Lions Masters 2

Goals from Adam Brand and Warren Leader put London Maccabi Lions Masters into the London FA Vets Cup Sunday section final after they beat Charlton Rangers 2-1.

The visitors forged ahead after 18 minutes when the influential Leader fired a free-kick through the wall and into the net.

Charlton, who had hit the bar twice, equalised 20 minutes from time following a mix-up in the Lions defence.

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Faithfold knock the spots off lame Lions

By Danny Caro and Jeremy Silverstone, January 29, 2009

Faithfold player-manager Adam Lustigman believes his team can win the cup after they recorded a dramatic comeback to beat former winners London Maccabi Lions A in a penalty shootout.

Lustigman was bemused to see his team throw away a three-goal lead with the Lions hitting the target five times to go in ahead at the break.

The Superhoops had got off to a dream start with strikes from Adam Barton (2) and Andrew Hearn putting them in pole position inside the opening 15 minutes.

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