As a club with their own eyes on their future, established MSFL outfit Norstar FC have entered into an exclusive link with Pinner JFC with the latter focusing on their core strength of developing youth.
Just minutes after being named Maccabi League Player of the Year, Daran Bern dropped a bombshell on his Redbridge Jewish Care teammates - by telling them that he is leaving Jewish football. Playing in his first full season in the league, Bern, 24, tormented defences as the east Londoners clinched their first league and cup double.
Daran Bern has been named JC MSFL Player of the Season.
Bern, 24, was a key figure as Redbridge Jewish Care A claimed the Premier Division title for the first time before going on to seal the double with victory in the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup final against Hendon.
1. Dan Lee (Redbridge JC A)Agile stopper helped Redbridge complete their first league and cup double. Also played for London Lions and the MSFL Rep Team. Pulled off some stunning saves and has been selected for Maccabi GB's European Games squad.
Following the conclusion of season 2010/11, preparations are under way for the new campaign.
LATEST: Up for grabs: one lucky team will win a brand new JC-sponsored kit for season 2011/12 at the MSFL awards on June 14. The kit will be designed in club colours together with the club badge. All clubs welcome to enter the draw on the evening.
The summer months are traditionally the busiest in terms of MSFL gossip. Find out the big movers and shakers here first.
Ben Lauffer - Hendon United Sports Club A
Motti Colman - Hendon United Sports Club A from London Maccabi Lions A
Dany Kon - Hendon United Sports Club A from Los Blancos
Paul Babai - from Faithfold A to North West Neasden A
The appointment follows the news that Andrew Souber stepped down just weeks after leading them to the JC MSFL Division Two title.
Souber said: "It has been an absolute pleasure to have been around the squad and our championship win was a fully deserved reward for all the hard work they put in over this season and the previous ones.
Ben de la Fuente (Norstar) - just edged out Brixton No. 1 Jake Doffman. The Norstar No. 1 is without a doubt the best goalkeeper in the division, according to Phil Peters, and "definitely the best" his manager "has seen in his limited time in the MSFL". "Performed miracles at times this season and put in big performances when it mattered"