Masters

Faithfold master the Lions in the cup

By Danny Caro, January 26, 2009

In the Henry Swerner Maccabi Masters League Cup, sponsored by Tux’n’Tails, the big shock was provided by Faithfold, who raced into an early 3-0 lead against London Maccabi Lions A, then found themselves 5-3 down by half-time. They eventually clawed it back to 5-5 by the end of normal time, and won 4-2 on penalties.

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Ricklow hits the jackpot

January 22, 2009

A superb individual effort from Darryl Ricklow capped a 5-0 win as South Mancunians came from behind to beat Faithfold to move to within a point of top spot in Division One of the Maccabi Masters League.

Adam Barton put Faithfold ahead but Nick Tromans (2), Mark Powell and Barry Abraham added to Ricklow’s strike that saw him complete a run from the halfway line with a chip over the keeper.

Defending champions Brady Maccabi fell behind twice before beating EDRS Stonegrove 4-2. Laurence Myers (3) and Laurence Beck completed the comeback. Mark Kingston was among the EDRS scorers.

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Maccabi Masters round-up

By Jeremy Silverstone, January 19, 2009

In the Maccabi Masters League Division 1, things are hotting up at the top, as both South Mancunians and Brady A closed in on the leaders North London Raiders.

South Mancs recovered from going a goal down to Faithfold’s Adam Barton to finish 5-1 winners, and move within a point of the top. Mancs’ scorers were Nick Tromans (2), Mark Powell, Barry Abraham and Darryl Ricklow.

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Reuben at the double

January 14, 2009

Two long-range strikes from Danny Reuben hauled London Maccabi Lions A back into the Maccabi Masters Division One title race as they beat leaders North London Raiders 2-1.

The result blew the championship wide open with Ashley Davidson’s goal coming in vain for the Raiders. South Mancunians moved clear in second place following a goalless draw against Temple Fortune.

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Danny Reuben's double helps title shot

By Danny Caro, January 12, 2009

Two goals from Danny Reuben hauled London Maccabi Lions A back into the Maccabi Masters Division One title race as they beat leaders North London Raiders 2-1.

The result blew the title race wide open with Ashley Davidson’s goal coming in vain for the Raiders who lost player-manager Richard Sacks with ligament damage.

South Mancunians climbed into second place following a goalless draw against Temple Fortune.

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Top-three City

December 23, 2008

Goals from Adam Greenblatt, Ashley Marks, Eddie Saleh, Mark Jeffrey and guest Paul Herszaft took Pel City into third place in Division Two after they beat Clayhall Park Casuals B in the Maccabi Masters League.

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Late strike stuns Manx

By Craig Silver, December 18, 2008

South Manx missed the chance to go clear in second in Division One of the Maccabi Masters League after they were denied by a late show from EDRS Stonegrove.

Nick Tromans, David Hyman and Darren Coon had put the Manx in the driving seat and despite a Paul Chilton goal, EDRS were still 3-1 behind with just five minutes remaining. They were given a lifeline by Phil Silver and the comeback was complete courtesy of a last-minute own goal.

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Late comeback by EDRS Stonegrove

December 17, 2008

A late comeback by EDRS Stonegrove gave them a point in a 3-3 draw with South Mancunians in Division One. Nick Tromans, David Hyman and Darren Coon had put Mancs in the driving seat, and despite a Paul Chilton goal, EDRS were still 3-1 behind with just five minutes remaining. But Phil Silver gave EDRS a lifeline, and the comeback was completed with a last-minute own goal.

In Division 2, Jon Bolle notched four goals as Glenthorne United B recorded a 6-0 demolition of Brady Maccabi B. Gary Swerner and Jon Diamond also found the net.

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Maccabi Masters round-up

By Jeremy Silverstone, December 2, 2008

North London Raiders reinforced their title credentials with a 3-0 defeat of Glenthorne United A to go six points clear at the top of the Maccabi Masters League Division One.

Amir Wagenstein (2) and Richard Sacks doing the damage for Raiders.

EDRS Stonegrove responded to the shock of dropping to foot of the table last week by beating title hopefuls London Maccabi Lions A 2-1 courtesy of goals from Barry Silkman and Roger Levitt. Andy Miller replied for Lions.

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Sacks leads the raid on Faithfold

November 27, 2008

North London Raiders stretched their lead at the top of the Maccabi Masters League table with an emphatic 5-1 win over Faithfold. A hat-trick from player-manager Richard Sacks plus goals from Dean Schulberg and Paul Herszaft secured the points, taking them four points clear in Division One. Mark Klinger claimed Faithfold's consolation.

Temple Fortune A moved off the bottom as they recorded their first win in Masters football. Graham Meyer, Robert Botkai and James Ryan were on target in the 3-1 win over EDRS Stonegrove. Nigel Conway replied.

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