Republic of Flixton seal MJSL treble

By James Masters, May 8, 2013

Republic of Flixton wrapped up the MJSL crown – but the new league champions won’t be around to defend their title next season after announcing a move into the world of non-Jewish football.

The club, which will compete alongside South Manchester Sports 1st in the Premier Division of the Manchester Accountants League, will instead enter a reserve side into the MJSL.


It's one down, two to go for Republic

By James Masters, May 3, 2013

Republic of Flixton claimed the first part of a possible treble after defeating Haroldeans 2-0 to win the Harold Feldman Trophy.

Adam Wilson and Saul Shapiro were on target at Boundary Park as Republic avenged their recent league defeat by the Merseysiders.

"I thought we just edged it,” said joint-manager Stuart Delmonte.


FA Award a big boost for Jewish soccer, says Myer

By Danny Caro, April 26, 2013

Brian Myer says he is proud to be associated with the Manchester Jewish Soccer League after it received a silver award from the FA.

The MJSL has been recognised as the best grassroots league in the region following the accolade which is part of the FA’s Respect and Fair Play Award.


Something to be really proud of

By Danny Caro, April 26, 2013

I’m sure many of you remember that gag in the film Airplane about the book on famous Jewish sportsman being a light read. Not any more it isn’t. In fact, now is probably about the perfect time to update and extend the notional volume.


Five-star Republic on course for treble

By Danny Caro, April 25, 2013

Two goals from top-scorer Rob Jacobs maintained Republic of Flixton’s treble hopes as they eased into the final of the Shonn Trophy with a 5-0 demolition of Broughton.

Further strikes from Dylan Sidle, Adam Tauber and James Rosenberg sealed the win.


Northern Football round-up: April 21

By James Masters, April 22, 2013

Republic of Mancunia were forced to put the champagne on ice after Haroldeans played the role of party poopers.

Republic had hoped to clinch the MJSL league title for the very first time with victory on Merseyside, but the defending champions pulled off an impressive 2-1 victory to deny Stuart Delmonte’s men.


Northern Football round-up: April 14

By James Masters, April 15, 2013

Republic of Flixton are just one win away from securing their first ever MJSL title after crushing championship rivals Manchester Maccabi 2nd.

Republic cruised to a 5-0 win thanks to goals from five different players Saul Shapiro, James Rosenberg, Jonny Lewis, Rob Jacobs and Daniel Garman all got on the scoresheet.


Northern Football round-up: April 7

April 8, 2013

Leeds Maccabi 1st suffered penalty heartbreak as they crashed out of the Sunday Alliance Premier Division Cup at the semi-final stage.

Oshri Amar missed the crucial kick as Leeds suffered an agonising 10-9 defeat from the spot following a pulsating 1-1 draw against league champions New Unicorn.


Northern Football round-up: March 24

By James Masters, March 25, 2013

South Manchester Sports 1st are on course for a historic double after booking their place in the semi-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy.

Laurence Newman's men built on their impressive league win over Miam Miam last week by defeating reigning MSFL champions and cup holders Hendon United Sports Club A 3-1 after extra-time at the Armitage.


Northern Football round-up: March 17

By James Masters, March 18, 2013

Bobby Abrams kept South Manchester Sports Club 1st title hopes alive with a dramatic second half strike.

Abrams got the only goal of the game with 15 minutes remaining as South saw off rivals Miam Miam in a tussle between the top two in Manchester Accountants League.