Masters

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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Maccabi Masters review

November 24, 2008

North London Raiders stretched their lead at the top to four points 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 for Raiders, whilst Faithfold's scant consolation came from a Mark Klinger penalty.

Temple Fortune A moved off the bottom as they notched up their first-ever win in Masters football, with a 3-1 victory against EDRS, courtesy of goals from Graham Meyer, Robert Botkai and James Ryan. Nigel Conway replied for EDRS.

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Maccabi derby finishes honours even

November 20, 2008

A penalty from Laurence Myers helped Brady Maccabi A move to within two points of top spot as they drew 1-1 against London Maccabi Lions A in Division One. Adam Brand netted for Lions.

South Manx went third after claiming an impressive 6-2 victory over Glenthorne United A, courtesy of strikes from Mark Powell (2), Eric Elbaz, Gavin Jacobs, Darren Coon, and a 40-yarder from Ollie Olsen. Stewart Block and Faraharz Bozorgzad-Moghim replied.

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