JC Cyril Anekstein Cup

Blizzard can blow Faithfold away, says Linden

By Danny Caro, December 13, 2012

Blizzard Storm manager Simon Linden hopes to take a leaf out of Bradford City's book and cause a major upset against Premiership opposition in the cup on Sunday.

Although his team were hit for six in the JC League Cup, Linden says his troops have nothing to lose when they host former cup winners Faithfold A.


JC Cyril Anekstein Cup quarter-final draw

By Danny Caro, December 12, 2012

Cup holders Hendon A have been handed a home match against Premier Division rivals Lions A in the tie of the round. Here is the full draw for the 2012/13 JC League Cup.

Faithfold A vs Oakwood A/SPEC FC

Woodford Wanderers/Temple Fortune vs Redbridge Jewish Care A

Hendon United Sports Club A vs London Maccabi Lions A

Camden Park vs Brady Maccabi B


Danny Caro's Division 2 TOTW: December 9

By Danny Caro, December 11, 2012

Redbridge B, Blancos and Brady B claimed excellent results and this week's Select XI reflects just that.

1. Matt KEMP (Redbridge Jewish Care B) - pulled off one save it left his manager open-mouthed. Clearly a top, young keeper going places ...

2. Julian GERTNER (Los Blancos) - capped a stunning display with a wonder goal


Danny Caro's Premier Division TOTW: December 9

By Danny Caro, December 11, 2012

1. Ben DE LA FUENTE ((Norstar A) - edged out Brady no. 1 Oli Colmans after guiding his team to their first-ever top-flight victory

2. Jordan GRANT (Norstar A) - "had his best games of the season at full back"

3. Bradley SHARP (Brady Maccabi A) - "was outstanding again, continually driving forward from left back whilst also defending superbly"


Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: December 9

By Danny Caro, December 11, 2012

People have predominantly been talking about one thing. No, not the Manchester derby, or even the Cazorla dive, but that strike by Julian Gertner. I received three separate nominations from club representatives and a player, and no doubt the debate will rumble until we all gather around the Friday night dinner table.


Danny Caro's Save of the Week: December 9

By Danny Caro, December 11, 2012

It was a memorable weekend for Maccabi League goalkeepers, but this week's winner even had the opposition striker and fans purring in approval.


Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: December 9

By Danny Caro, December 11, 2012

A man nicknamed Jules came up with this gem as Division Two table-toppers North West Neasden B had a Chanukah horror show.


Danny Caro's TOTW: December 9

By Danny Caro, December 11, 2012

Here is my Team of the Week from Matchday 15 of the JC MSFL season.

1. BEN DE LA FUENTE ((Norstar A) – capped a brilliant performance with a vital penalty save against Brixton

2. JULIAN GERTNER (Los Blancos) – capped an exhilarating display with a goal of the season contender


JC MSFL Top-Scorers charts: December 9

By James Masters, December 10, 2012

Shirley Park hotshot Jamie Kent added another goal to his tally on Matchday 15 of the JC MSFL season, while nearest rivals Ben Zloof, Jono Gaon and Adam Hersh were also on the goal trail.

25 - Jamie Kent (Shirley Park)

20 - Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)

16 – Jono Gaon (Tottenham Chutspah)

15 - Adam Hersh (Los Blancos)

14 - Yishai Last (Hendon B)


Lions' Maccabiah stars dazzle Raiders

By Danny Caro, December 9, 2012


Team GB stars James Gershfield and Jordan Marks showed true Maccabiah Games quality with goals in the five-goal thriller against Premier Division rivals Raiders at Brunel.