MJSL

Jackson quits Rovers for South

By James Masters, November 14, 2011

Hyde Park captain Adam Jackson has quit the Leeds side to sign for South Manchester Sports Club.

The highly-rated defender made his South debut as a 70th minute substitute during the 5-3 Peter Morrison Trophy win over Leeds Maccabi 2nd.

Jackson, who has played for South and Manchester Maccabi in the past, had been one of Hyde Park’s most important players in recent months.

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Northern team of the week nominations

By James Masters, November 14, 2011

Northern Team of the Week nominees for November 13.

Goalkeepers:
Simon Falk (Hyde Park Rovers)

Defenders:
Darren Brewer (South Manchester SC 2nd)
Steven Berke (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
Dan Ross (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
Ben Brownson (Manchester Maccabi 2nd)

Midfielders:
Ben Roback (Hyde Park)
Oli Senchal (Hyde Park)
David Herman (Hyde Park)
Marc Woolfe (Oakhill)

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Haroldeans get rude awakening

By James Masters, November 14, 2011

Fraser Saville believes Haroldeans have been given a real wake up call after they crashed to their first defeat of the season and were dumped out of the Peter Morrison Trophy.

The Merseysiders, who have won nine out of nine in the MJSL and are nine points clear at the summit, were trounced 5-0 by Leeds Maccabi 1st in Yorkshire.

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Gilman back with a bang

By James Masters, November 14, 2011

Adam Gilman made a dream return to action after an injury-ravaged year by heading Leeds Maccabi 1st into the last 16 of the Peter Morrison Trophy.

The popular midfielder suffered a nightmare knee injury during last year’s quarter-final clash against eventual winners Manchester Maccabi.

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Northern football round-up: November 13

By James Masters, November 14, 2011

Peter Morrison Cup holders Manchester Maccabi 1st eased into the National Round following a comfortable victory over Republic of Mancunia 1st.

An own-goal and a second half double from substitute Jay McGarvey ensured Maccabi’s place in the next round.

Republic’s day went from bad to worse when Anthony Jacobs was shown a second yellow card for dissent.

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Sharpe ready to stoke the fire

By James Masters, November 8, 2011

Sporting boss Gavin Sharpe loves the fact his side has been labelled as the ‘Stoke City’ of the MJSL and says his players are ready to kick Hyde Park’s Peter Morrison Cup hopes in to touch.

Rovers manager David Domb has likened Sporting’s style of play to that of Tony Pulis’ Stoke ahead of the weekend’s clash at Frederick Road.

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Republic ready to rumble

By James Masters, November 8, 2011

Republic of Mancunia 1st boss Les Blackston has labelled Sunday’s Peter Morrison clash with Manchester Maccabi 1st as ‘David against Goliath’.

Cup holders Maccabi are strongly fancied to make the later stages of the competition despite enduring an inconsistent league campaign.

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Sporting are just like Stoke, says Domb

By James Masters, November 8, 2011

Hyde Park boss David Domb has labelled Sporting JLGB as the MJSL’s very own version of Stoke City.

Rovers face Sporting in the second round of the Peter Morrison Cup on Sunday and Domb is expecting a bruising encounter against Gavin Sharpe’s troops.

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Northern team of the week: November 6

By James Masters, November 8, 2011

Here is my Northern Team of the Week for November 6

1. Nechemia Fagelman (Crumpsall)

2. Loz Newman (South Manchester SC 1st)

3. Dylan Sidle (Republic of Mancunia 2nd)

4. Harvey Kaye (South Manchester SC 1st)

5. Nathan Ezair (South Manchester SC 2nd)

6. Josh Rose (Leeds Maccabi 1st)

7. Jake Bentwood (Manchester Maccabi 1st)

8. Richard Black (Leeds Maccabi 1st)

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Gee awaits Leeds challenge

By James Masters, November 8, 2011

Ivan Gee believes his Haroldeans stars will face the ultimate challenge when they take on Leeds Maccabi 1st in Sunday’s Peter Morrison Cup second round clash.

MJSL league leaders Haroldeans have won all nine of their league fixtures this season and have raced ten points clear at the summit.

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