MJSL

Northern football round-up: November 27

By James Masters, November 28, 2011

Sheldon Lee blew the MJSL title race wide open after inflicting a shock defeat on league leaders Haroldeans.

The experienced defender scored twice as Manchester Maccabi 3rd claimed a 2-1 win over the Merseysiders.

Haroldeans had won all nine of their league games before taking on the reigning champions, but were unable to maintain their perfect record.

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Northern team of the week: November 20

By James Masters, November 22, 2011

Here is my Team of the Week for November 20.

1. Josh Samberg (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)

2. Avi Rosenthal (Haroldeans)

3. Dylan Sidle (Republic of Mancunia 1st)

4. Danny Schweiger (South Manchester SC 2nd)

5. Rick Myers (Manchester Maccabi 1st)

6. Sam Calmonson (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)

7. Oshri Amar (Leeds Maccabi 1st)

8. Danny Rubinstein (Manchester Maccabi 1st)

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Gothelf: Lions are fearless

By James Masters, November 21, 2011

Zack Gothelf insists his Oakhill Lions won’t fear anybody when the draw for the semi-finals of the Harold Feldman Trophy is made on Thursday.

The Lions continued their impressive run of form by thrashing Leeds Maccabi 3rd 7-1 to record their fifth successive victory.

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Northern team of the week nominations

By James Masters, November 21, 2011

Northern Team of the Week nominees:

Goalkeepers:
Jamie Rudette (Leeds Maccabi 2nd)
Josh Samberg (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)

Defenders:
Danny Schweiger (South Manchester SC 2nd)
Ben Brownson (Manchester Maccabi 2nd)
Avi Rosenthal (Haroldeans)
Dylan Sidle (Republic 1st)
Darren Brewer (South Manchester SC 2nd)
Blake Englander (Republic 2nd)
Rick Myers (Manchester Maccabi 1st)

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Levy happy with cup cruise

By James Masters, November 21, 2011

Paul Levy believes his Republic of Mancunia 2nd side fully deserve their place in the semi-finals of the Harold Feldman Trophy.

Republic cruised past Crumpsall following a 4-0 victory with Gary Freeman, Blake Englander, Gabriel Silva and Andrew Shaffer all on target.

Levy says his players merited their victory over a Crumpsall team bang in form and is now eyeing further progress.

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Collins proud despite defeat

By James Masters, November 21, 2011

Neil Collins paid tribute to the players of South Manchester Sports Club 2nd and Manchester Maccabi 3rd after they marked the 30th anniversary of his mother’s death with a real cup thriller.

Both sets of players observed a minute silence in honour of former MJSL league secretary, Joan Collins, before playing out a cup classic in the Harold Feldman Trophy.

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Bentwood hails comeback kings

By James Masters, November 21, 2011

Steve Bentwood hailed his comeback kings as Manchester Maccabi claimed their place in the semi-finals of the Harold Feldman Trophy.

Traling 2-0 with just eight minutes remaining, Maccabi rallied to take the game into extra time through goals from Sam Calmonson and Max Lee.

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Gee happy with Sunday best

By James Masters, November 21, 2011

Haroldeans boss Ivan Gee hailed his side’s first-half performance against Republic of Mancunia 1st as their best of the season so far.

The Merseysiders scored three times inside the opening 45 minutes before claiming a 3-2 win to book their place in the semi-finals of the Harold Feldman Trophy.

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Harold Feldman Trophy round-up: November 20

By James Masters, November 21, 2011

Oakhill continued their quest for an unprecedented third successive Harold Feldman Trophy after crushing Leeds Maccabi 3rd 7-1.

The Lions, who have now won five games on the spin, booked their place in the semi-finals with a rampant second-half display.

Rob Selwyn scored a hat-trick, with Benji Las, Josh Daniels, Marc Woolfe and Harry Roache also on target.

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Gothelf wants cup treble

By James Masters, November 15, 2011

Zack Gothelf has urged his Oakhill Lions to make history and become the first side in MJSL history to win the Harold Feldman Trophy three years in a row.

Oakhill moved up to second in the league table following last weekend’s 6-3 thrashing of Broughton and have lost just once all season.

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