Reps finish on a high

April 7, 2009

London & Kent Borders League 0
JC MSFL Rep Team 1

A 79th-minute strike from debutant Dovid Korman, 19, saw the Maccabi League rep team finish the London Inter-League Cup competition on a high as they beat the fancied London & Kent Borders League.

Having lost their first two games, this game was someone a dead-rubber for the Maccabi boys, but despite the absence of 15 regulars, they gave a great account of themselves against one of the tournament favourites.


The lights go out on Maccabi reps

April 2, 2009

The JC MSFL Rep Team crashed out of the London Inter-League Cup competition after losing 3-1 against North London & South Herts League in Enfield.

Having lost their opening fixture 2-0 against the Turkish Federation League, Maccabi went into the game knowing that only a win would keep them alive in the competition. Tony Gold, the former Rep Team boss who led the team to their only success in the competition, put the visitors ahead but the team found themselves 2-1 down at the break. Gold had a second-half free-kick ruled out for encroachment before the hosts scored a third.


Gold lays into sorry Lions

March 30, 2009

HSCL Prem Division:
London Lions 2 Hertford Heath 3

Player inconsistency and unavailability are close to destroying all of Lions’ hard work this season as they suffered another set back at home, losing 3-2 to Hertford Heath.

With so many player changes week in and week out, the side have lost that momentum which they had in abundance prior to Christmas.


Lions blow Raiders away

March 30, 2009

JC Cyril Anekstein Cup Round 3:
NL Raiders A 2 LML A 7

Rarely do a team get blown away, but NL Raiders felt the force of a Lions Morrison backlash and never recovered after finding themselves three goals down before they barely had time to settle. The Lions understood the need to make the most of what was their last chance of silverware this year and they did not miss a beat.

The Lions went ahead within two minutes after a Myers through ball split the Raiders defence which Ben Joseph ran onto and lobbed keeper Caro whose first task was to pick the ball out of his net.


Rep Team crashes out

March 27, 2009

London Inter-League Cup – Match Two
North London & South Herts League 3 JC MSFL Rep Team 1

The JC MSFL rep team bowed out of the London Inter-League Cup after losing their second consecutive match in the London Inter-League Cup.

Having lost their first match 2-0 against the Turkish Federation League, a win was essential to keep them in the competition.

Jonathan Kestenbaum’s men let slip a one-goal lead, given to them after 15 minutes by London Maccabi Lions’ Tony Gold, and went into the break 2-1 down.


Cats do it Ryan's way

March 24, 2009

JC MSFL Division 3:
Catford & Bromley Maccabi 2 L'Equipe 1

Leo Brownstein and Ryan Kangisser were on target as Catford claimed their sixth win of the campaign to leapfrog L’Equipe and move into the top five.


Sensational Stevie B puts Harmen to the sword

March 24, 2009

JC MSFL Division 2:
Southgate Harmen A 1 NW Neasden C 4

Stephen Bloom hit his fifth hat-trick of the season and his second in consecutive weeks to help North West Neasden C to a stunning victory over Division Two leaders Southgate Harmen A.

Played at the home of Harmen, Ashmole School, where the hosts were previously unbeaten this season and tipped by many to continue that trend today, Neasden simply outplayed them in every aspect of the game to see them take four points from them from the season, scoring eight goals in the process.


Four-midable Wanderers near title dream after resounding derby win

By Craig Silver, March 23, 2009

Woodford Wanderers all but sealed promotion to Division Three after humiliating their local rivals East London Knights 4-0 at Redbridge Sports Centre.

A first half header from Jerome Marks plus second half strikes from Manny Simberg, Andy Levy and an own goal completed the emphatic victory which sees Woodford go three points clear at the top and with three games in hand.

Delighted first team Coach Paul Hyams told JC Sport: "I thought the boys were absolutely immense today. We were a different class most of the game and we made the Knights look ordinary."


Reeves inspires Heath to win double

March 17, 2009

Southgate Harmen vs FC Heath B 1-2/1-2

Playing in sunshine for the first time in what has seemed an eternity, FC Heath took all the points and all the plaudits in a fiercely contested double header at Ashmole school.

There have been too many doubters of the Mint Greens in recent times by those not seen the time and effort put in by the players and joint gaffers, Raymond 'Ramos' Bloom and Ben Kaye.


Neasden and Manx claim a win apiece

By Andrew Pentol, March 17, 2009

JC MSFL Division One
Match 1: NW Neasden B 1 South Mancunians A 0
Match 2: NW Neasden B 1 South Mancunians A 2

It was honours even with one victory apiece in the JC Maccabi League Division 1 double header between table-topping South Mancunians A and North-West Neasden B who have seven games in hand on the leaders.

Each half was reduced to 30 minutes with one match was immediately followed by another at Bricket Wood Sports Centre on Sunday.