The new season: Division 3 preview

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

Division Three looks open of the most open with 10 teams vying for a top two finish. Check out all the runners and riders here.


Competitions entered: We have entered all competitions – league, Peter Morrison Trophy and Cyril Anekstein Cup


The new season: Division 4 preview

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

Six new teams have joined the Maccabi League for season 2011/12. Here we get the low-down on the 10 participating teams in Division Four.



Competitions entered: MSFL Division 4 and Cyril Anekstein Cup (I think, whichever one doesn’t run the risk of having to leave London!)


A club-by-club guide to the MSFL

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

The new MSFL season starts on September 4. You can glance through all the facts and figures about how teams are warming-up for the new season.




Heath Banta withdraws from MSFL

By Danny Caro, August 5, 2011

With less than a month to the start of the new MSFL season, Heath Banta have withdrawn from the league – leaving it with 50 teams.

Ben Nathan, manager of the Division Three team, informed league chairman David Wolff of his decision last night.

Nathan said: "Unfortunately, we have come to the conclusion that we are not going to be able to field a team for the season.


Tony Bloom on Brighton's legacy

By James Masters, August 4, 2011

Tony Bloom has set his sights on creating a legacy for generations to come after leading Brighton & Hove Albion into their brand new home.

The 41-year-old, a gambler, property developer and poker player, has ploughed a hefty fortune into the south-coast club to aid their move to the state-of-the-art £93m Amex Stadium, pictured here.


Hendon's new "Rolls Royce" could drive them to the top

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2011

The new MSFL season is gearing up to be one of the most exciting in recent years. There have been some interesting moves in the transfer market with Hendon United Sports Club this week raising the ante with the signing of GB gold medal star Ben Lauffer.


Joseph appointed captain of Lions A

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2011

Ben Joseph has been appointed as new club captain of London Maccabi Lions A for 2011/12 season.

The former MSFL Young Player of the Year has been an integral member of the side for several years and the managers Malcolm Newman and Josh Newman believe the team will benefit from his leadership for the coming season.


Hazard drafted in to boost Chigwell's Premier push

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2011

Chigwell Athletic have landed a major coup after it was confirmed that Mickey Hazard, the former Spurs player, is joining the club on an advisory basis.

The move comes following a successful training day at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre where Hazard put the squad through their paces.


Kennet takes charge at Redbridge JC

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2011

Eilon Kennet has been appointed manager of double winners Redbridge Jewish Care.

Kennet stepped down from a similar role at London Maccabi Lions A at the end of last season.

He takes over from Sam McCarthy, the JC MSFL Manager of the Year, who stepped down at the weekend, citing off the field commitments.


MSFL still thriving, says Wolff

July 21, 2011

David Wolff, chairman of the Maccabi (Southern) Football League, has confirmed that six new teams will be joining the league for the 2011/12 season.

Athletic Finchley, Brady Maccabi B, Brixton Old Boys B, Boca Jewniors, FC Team C and SPEC will join Division Four, taking the league up to 51 teams.

Pinner JFC, Real Life and Zig Zag have withdrawn.