Raiders Masters clinch first title

February 24, 2014

The cream finally rose to the top for North London Raiders as they swept aside Brady Maccabi with a dominant second-half display to finally win the Maccabi Masters first division title for the first time in there history.

In windy conditions, Raiders took the lead when Kevin Lotzoff headed home a corner. Brady responded well and soon after equalised through Scott Ansher.


Maccabi Masters review: February 16

By Jeremy Silverstone, February 16, 2014

North London Raiders kept alive their double hopes with a 2-0 victory over title rivals Waldaf Town.

Strikes from Jon Isaacs and Lloyd Becker helped them clinch a place in the semi-finals of the Henry Swerner Cup.


Maccabi Masters review: February 9

By Jeremy Silverstone, February 9, 2014

With just a single fixture remaining in this season’s Maccabi Masters League Division 1, the outcome is still undecided, as favourites North London Raiders missed out on the chance to secure the title as they went down 3-1 to their main rivals, Waldaf Town.


Maccabi Masters review: February 2

By Danny Caro, February 3, 2014

The Maccabi Masters Cup competitions were in full swing this weekend, with Glenthorne A and North London Raiders progressing through to the quarter-final stages of the Henry Swerner MMFL Cup after wins over Scrabble and Southgate Harmen respectively.


Maccabi Masters review: January 26

By Jeremy Silverstone, January 27, 2014

Waldaf Town kept their slim title hopes alive with a 4-1 win over Brady A in Division One of the Maccabi Masters League.

Paul Allen gave Brady the lead, but Waldaf hit back in style, with braces from Richard Davis and Mike Lax ensured that Waldaf secured the victory.


Maccabi Masters review: January 19

By Jeremy Silverstone, January 19, 2014

Strikes from Tony Plaskow, Wayne Davidson and an own goal edged North London Raiders to a first Masters League title following a 3-3 draw against second-place Southgate Harmen.

The point keeps NLR three points ahead of Harmen, with a game in hand. Harmen's goals came through Paul Stein, Lloyd Becker (pen) and an own goal following a long-throw from Andy Hearn.


Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: January 12

By Danny Caro, January 14, 2014

With lots of games off, the judges were tickled by Sam Rosenthal words following the win over Camden, which probably summed up how many were feeling as Redbridge Jewish Care A boosted their title hopes with a 3-0 success.


Newman late show stuns Masters

January 13, 2014


A last-minute winner from Josh Newman saw Brady find their way into the hat for the next round despite being played off the park for 70 minutes by the Maccabiah Masters for whom only a catalogue of incredible misses proved so costly.


Maccabi Masters review: January 12

By Jeremy Silverstone, January 12, 2014

Four goals from Kevin Lotzoff boosted North London Raiders' title hopes as they demolished Scrabble 11–0 at The Hive.

Tony Plaistow chipped in with a hat-trick as NLR kicked off the new year with a clear signal of their intentions.

Further strikes from Wayne Davidson (2), Paul Katz and Gary Cohen helped L'Orange open a three points lead, with a game in hand.


Old Boys win Fortune Celebration Trophy

By Danny Caro, January 10, 2014

Temple Fortune Old Boys won the Celebration Football Tournament at Princes Park in a competition to commemorate 45 years of existence.

Held at Princes Park – the club’s birth-place - MGBSFL chairman David Wolff presented the engraved medals to all the participants, followed by presenting the Jack Kyte Challenge Cup to Andy Montlake, the victorious Old Boys 'skipper'.