Northern Team of the Week: September 2

By James Masters, September 3, 2012

Here is the Northern Team of the Week for September 2nd.

1. Josh Samberg (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
2. Adam Tauber (Republic of Flixton)
3. Alex Lee (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
4. Alex Singer (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
5. Richard Black (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
6. Colin Abrahams (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
7. Jacob Kleinman (Republic of Flixton)
8. Charles Myers (Leeds Maccabi 1st)


MJSL round-up: September 2

By James Masters, September 3, 2012

Republic of Flixton maintained their impressive start to the season with a comfortable 4-0 win over last season’s basement boys Broughton.

Jacob Kleinman continued his rich vein of goalscoring form with a double, while Adam Tauber and Moise Hasid also got in on the act.


Maccabi and Republic finish all square

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

Manchester Maccabi 2nd 1 Republic of Flixton 1

New boys Maccabi Manchester 2nd started off their campaign with a 1-1 draw against Republic of Flixton at Brooklands.


Republic hit South Manchester for six

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

Republic of Flixton 6 South Manchester Sports 2nd 0

A hat-trick from ROB JACOBS helped title hopefuls Republic of Flixton get their campaign off to a dream start as they hit South Manchester for six.


Gould late show steers Maccabi to cup glory

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

Darren Rose Memorial Trophy
Maccabi Manchester 2 MJSL Rep Team 1

A late strike from Ben Gould saw Manchester Maccabi win the Darren Rose Memorial Trophy after a hard fought contest against the MJSL.

Maccabi just about edged the game although MJSL will count themselves unlucky hitting the woodwork and having a lot more of the ball in good positions.


Mixed reaction to MJSL late format change

August 24, 2012

The MJSL committee came under fire this week following its dramatic late U-turn in abandoning plans for a second division .

The 12 teams were set to be split into two tiers following a committee meeting on August 16 after the new format was agreed.

But just 24 hours later, the league ripped up its latest plans and reverted to having just a single division ahead of the new season.


MJSL Season 2012/13 preview

By James Masters, August 22, 2012

The MJSL kicks off this weekend with all 12 teams hoping for league success.

The newly-formed Republic of Flixton will be the team to beat this season following their acquisition of former Manchester Maccabi 1st managerial duo Stuart Delmonte and Tony Rosenberg.


New chapter for Republic

By James Masters, July 30, 2012

Republic of Mancunia will play at a stadium with a capacity of 2,500 after securing a deal to host their home matches at the Accounts Direct Stadium in Flixton.

The MJSL side, who will be renamed Republic of Flixton, will share the ground with Northwich Victoria after signing a four-year contract.


Gee quits Haroldeans

By James Masters, June 26, 2012

MJSL champions Haroldeans are looking for a new manager following the resignation of Ivan Gee.

Gee, who turns 75 next week, has spent the best part of 25 years with the Merseysiders and led them to the league title last season.

But Gee believes he is leaving his role at the right time and says the moment has come for an injection of youth at the top.


South Manchester dominate JC Northern Football awards

By James Masters, June 6, 2012

South Manchester Sports Club 1st dominated the JC Northern Football Awards as manager Darryl Lee and striker Adam Lavin scooped the top prizes.

South Manchester boss Lee was named JC Northern Manager of the Year after leading his side to a league and cup double and his side was also hailed as JC Northern Team of the Season.