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Pinner JFC, Real Life and Zig Zag have withdrawn.


Engel steps down at Harmen

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Mark Engel has stepped down as manager of Southgate Harmen B.

Engel was in management with the club for two years, one as assistant to Dan Sasto and one as the manager.


Neasden sign Babai and Haik

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Neasden A have announced two big signings after landing Paul Babai and Jonny Haik from Premier Division rivals Faithfold A.

The pair were key players in the Faithfold team that were runners-up in the Peter Morrison Trophy and finished third in the MSFL.


Six new teams to join for season 2011/12

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2011

Six new teams will be competing in the MSFL next season, as the line up for the 2011-12 campaign is confirmed.

Athletic Finchley, Boca Jewniors and SPEC FC will all compete for the first time, whilst Brady Maccabi and Brixton Old Boys have entered B teams and FC Team a C team, all of whom will compete in the fourth division.

The full list is as follows:

Premier Division


Medals galore for MSFL stars in Vienna

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

MSFL stars brought home medals galore from the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Daran Bern, the MSFL Player of the Season, Redbridge teammate Dan Lee, together with Faithfold’s Paul Babai, Neasden’s George Fierstone and Ben Ellis helped GB bring home gold in the Open Football tournament.


New season will test Redbridge

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2011

Redbridge Jewish Care A's double celebrations have only just finished but it appears that they already face an uphill battle to retain the JC MSFL Premier Division next season.

Last week I revealed that striker Daran Bern, the Maccabi League Player of the Year, is leaving to join a team of non-Jewish friends, which he informed manager Sam McCarthy about after the team's victory in the JC Cyril


Norstar FC announce exclusive link-up with Pinner JFC

June 22, 2011

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.