MJSL round-up: January 6

January 7, 2013

Rob Jacobs inspired Republic of Flixton to another crushing victory with a five-goal haul against Crumpsall 1st.

Jacobs, who has scored 21 goals in the league so far this season, led the way with Adam Tauber and an own-goal completing the 7-0 rout.

Republic are now just a point off the top with two games in hand following Manchester Maccabi 2nd’s 1-1 draw with Haroldeans.


The story of the Tony Cohen Cup

January 4, 2013

May 5, 2013 will be the 45th anniversary of the first Tony Cohen Memorial Trophy final - the conclusion of MJSL’s second oldest tournament is a highlight of the football calendar.


MJSL round-up: December 16

By James Masters, December 17, 2012

Defending champions Haroldeans face an uphill struggle to retain the MJSL title after suffering a second defeat of the season.

The Merseysiders went down 3-2 at Manchester Maccabi 3rd to leave them nine points off the top.

And while the Liverpool side have three games in hand, they will need to reproduce the kind of form which catapulted them to glory last year.


Northern Football round-up: December 9

By James Masters, December 10, 2012

Republic of Mancunia crushed Crumpsall 2nd to get their MJSL title challenge back on track.

Daniel Garman and Adam Tauber both scored hat-tricks as Republic hit 12 against a Crumpsall 2nd side which sits bottom of the league.

Saul Shapiro’s brace and further goals from Anthony Jacobs, Daniel Selwyn, Rob Jacobs and Steve Garman completed the rout.


Leeds Students will bounce back, says Rose

By James Masters, November 30, 2012

MJSL secretary Paul Rose insists the loss of the Leeds Maccabi Students team does not spell the end for Jewish football at the University.

The side, which replaced Hyde Park Rovers during the summer, has folded after failing to fulfil its fixtures.
But Rose expects a student side to be welcomed back into the MJSL next season, despite the recent struggle.


Delmonte: Republic cup win sealed with a kiss

By James Masters, November 16, 2012

Stuart Delmonte was left feeling the love after his Republic of Flixton side shocked Leeds Maccabi 1st in the Peter Morrison Trophy.

Delmonte led the celebrations after goals from Rob Jacobs and Adam Tauber sent the MJSL league leaders into the last 16 of the national competition.


South on fire

November 12, 2012

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South Manchester SC 1st warmed up for their Peter Morrison clash with Glasgow Maccabi by claiming a seventh successive league victory.

South, who will host the Scots next weekend, produced another impressive showing as they saw off a determined Lawds side in their latest encounter.


Northern Football round-up: November 11

By James Masters, November 12, 2012

Republic of Flixton sent shockwaves through the Peter Morrison Trophy after stunning Leeds Maccabi 1st with a heroic 2-0 victory.

The MJSL league leaders booked their place in the last 16 of the national competition courtesy of strikes from Rob Jacobs and Adam Tauber.


Republic in cup exit

By James Masters, November 5, 2012

Republic of Flixton’s preparations for next weekend’s Peter Morrison Trophy clash took a knock after they were dumped out of the FA Sunday Amateur Trophy.

The MJSL league leaders were beaten 3-1 by Eccles Premier Division side Salford Athletic in a hard-fought encounter.

Rob Jacobs’ second half strike had given Republic hope after they trailed 2-0 at the break.


Northern football round-up: October 28

By James Masters, October 29, 2012

Leeds Maccabi 1st produced a five-star showing as they continued their stunning start to the season.

Ian Selwyn’s men cruised to a 5-0 away win at West Wortley to make it five wins from their opening six league games in the Sunday Alliance Premier Division.