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Faith do the business as Neasden fold

By Craig Silver, May 30, 2008

Faithfold B 2-1 North West Neasden B

First-half goals from Elliott Cohen and Yoni Raeburn ensured Faithfold B maintained Division One status as they ended Neasden Bs promotion hopes on a dramatic final day in the JC MSFL.

The result means Marc Zeidman’s Montana Boca United A will go up to the Premier Division along with champions Glenthorne, while Southgate Harmen A were relegated to the second tier.

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Jewish monopoly worth a wager

By Danny Caro, May 23, 2008

Did you know that the four major competitions in England have been won by clubs with Jewish owners. Surely that bet would have been a decent price at the start of the season. Daniel Levy’s Spurs started things off by winning the Carling Cup final against Chelsea in February. Then Malcolm Glazer’s Manchester United pipped Chelsea to the post in the Barclays Premier League. Last Saturday, Alexandre Gadaymak’s Portsmouth lifted the FA Cup at Wembley, and most recently, we had the Champions League final on Wednesday between United and Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea.

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Double joy as Henen keeps dream alive

By Craig Silver, May 23, 2008

Hendon United B 2-3 Montana boca United A

Two goals from Trevor Henen helped Montana end their Division One campaign with a crucial win, but they will only find out on Sunday if their efforts were enough to earn them the runners-up spot.

Having held a top two position all season, Montana boss Marc Ziedman said that he “would be disappointed if his side would not make the top tier of Jewish football for the first time”, but stressed that “it is completely out of his hands”.

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Bruno delievers the knockout blow for Neasden

By Craig Silver, May 23, 2008

A second-half hat-trick from Bruno Frankel took Neasden B to within one win of Premier Division football as they thumped relegation threatened Faithfold 5-1 at Bricket Wood.

The teams will meet again on Sunday in what will be a nail-biting finale to the JC MSFL season with Neasden needing maximum points to leapfrog second place Montana Boca United A, while Faithfold must win to survive.

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Neasden end hoodoo

By Danny Caro, May 16, 2008

A Daniel Levenfiche hat-trick helped Premier Division champions North West Neasden A end their London Maccabi Lions A hoodoo as they beat the Rowley Lane giants 5-4.

Lee Cash and Jake Gottlieb were the other marksmen as Neasden beat Lions for the first time in 10 games. Ricky Kennet (2), James Gershfield and Mike Pearson netted for Lions. Hendon United A closed in on second place after beating Chigwell Athletic A in a double-header.

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Billionaires ready for the final fling

By Danny Caro, May 16, 2008

In the blue corner, coming out of darkest Siberia and sunny Petah Tikva respectively, we have the tag team of Roman ‘the Governor of Chukotka’ Abramovich, and Avram ‘the Extra Special One’ Grant. In the red corner, from Rochester, New York, we have the Glazer family with father figure Malcolm joined by sons Avram, Kevin, Bryan, Joel, Darcie and Edward. Wednesday night’s first ever all-English Champions League final is also an all-Jewish affair.

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Bafana hit high fives

By Craig Silver, May 9, 2008

Bafana Bafana eased their relegation fears after hammering 2005 Premier Division champions Faithfold A 5-1. Simon Lawrence (3) and Aron Lawee (2) did the damage against a Faithfold team that had two players sent off and finished with eight after another had to leave early. Andrew Wolfin grabbed Faithfold’s consolation.

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Faithfold's minor miracle

By Richard Jaye, April 18, 2008

Faithfold C 1-1 Southgate Harmen B AET (Faithfold won on penalties)

Third division Faithfold C upset JC Barry Goldstein Trophy favourites Southgate Harmen B by winning the cup after a nail-biting penalty shooutout at Wingate & Finchley on Sunday afternoon. Player-manager David Garson praised the heroics of man-of-the-match, goalkeeper Richard Kirby, to bring home the former Minor Cup.

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Chigwell on a high

By Craig Silver, April 18, 2008

Two goals from top-scorer Steve Summers helped Chigwell Athletic A claim one of their best result of the campaign as they tore apart Faithfold A 4-1. Player-chairman Richard Slater and Sam Rosenthal completed the Premier Division rout.

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As good as it gets, say rampant Lions

By Danny Caro, April 18, 2008

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