MGBSFL

Just this once, sport and politics mix

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2015

Even if you do not like sport you cannot help but be immersed in the European Maccabi Games, which commence in Berlin on Tuesday.

It will be a poignant occasion for many people for many different reasons. Having covered previous EMGs in Stirling, Antwerp, Rome and Vienna, this one will be extra special for me too as I visit the hometown of my late father for the first time.

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Berlin bonanza will be a whole new ball game, says Collins

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2015

Daniel Collins leads his Team Maccabi GB stars to Berlin this week declaring “win medals at the European Maccabi Games and change your lives forever”.

The GB Head of Delegation says there is an overriding feeling of excitement ahead of the largest ever gathering of Jewish athletes in Germany.

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Peter Morrison Trophy to remain national from round one

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2015

This season’s Peter Morrison Trophy will remain a national competition from round one, organisers have announced.

The format was criticised by teams from London after an overhaul at the beginning of last season, with former winners Faithfold withdrawing after being paired a team from the Manchester Jewish Soccer League in the early rounds.

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Cyril Anekstein Cup round one draw

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2015

Premier Division Oakwood A are one of only four teams in action in the opening round of this season's Cyril Anekstein Cup after 30 MGBSFL sides received byes.

Holders Norstar London Raiders A and last season's runners-up Hendon United Sports Club A have been guaranteed places in round two following Monday night's draw.

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND ONE DRAW

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‘This is no crisis ... declining numbers are a sign of the times,' says Wolff

By Danny Caro, July 16, 2015

David Wolff admits he is deeply concerned about the future of the MGBSFL after only 34 teams registered for the forthcoming season.

Former champions North West Neasden are the biggest casualties, while AC Whetstone, Jewdinese, King Crown, KS Reunited and Shacharit Donetsk have also disbanded, which means the league has been restructured with just three divisions.

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MGBSFL down to 34 teams for new season

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2015

The MGBSFL will feature just 34 for season 2015/16 and it has lost a division in a new structure.

Blizzard Storm and Camden Park have profited from the new format and accepted the offer of promotion into the Premier Division.

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Scrabble to return to the MGBSFL

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2015

Former MGBSFL champions Scrabble are returning to the league after a lengthy absence.

The club won their first Premier Division title in season 1997/98 and retained the crown the following year.

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All change at Maccabi London Lions

By Danny Caro, June 26, 2015

Andy Landesberg believes relegation from the MGBSFL Premier Division could be a blessing in disguise for Maccabi London Lions.

The MLL Blue team finished second from bottom but Chairman Landesberg believes a management overhaul will help turn their fortunes around.

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MGBSFL summer news, club and trials updates

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Here's the place to find out everything you need to know about the latest movers and shakers, pre-season friendlies, trials and training sessions.

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PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES

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Danny Caro's summer rumour mill

By Danny Caro, June 18, 2015

Norstar London Raiders and Hendon United Sports Club took the major honours in season, so here we find out how their rivals are looking to strengthen to challenge for silverware in September.

Maccabi London Lions are considering breaking the bank in a bid to seal the signatures of NLR duo Liron Mannie and Matt Stock.

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