Delmonte and Rosenberg leave Manchester for Republic

By James Masters, May 31, 2012

Republic of Mancunia have pulled off a managerial masterstroke after securing the signatures of Stuart Delmonte and Tony Rosenberg.

The duo, who left their roles at Manchester Maccabi 1st on Tuesday, have agreed a deal to take over the
Republic 1st team after their resignations were accepted by club chairman Howard Hyman.


Abrams named MJSL Player of the Season

By James Masters, May 24, 2012

Bobby Abrams finished the season in style after celebrating his MJSL Player of the Year award with a stunning hat-trick.

The Haroldeans hitman took his tally to 24 league goals for the season to earn the MJSL Golden Boot following his heroics against Broughton.


Cup joy for Crumpsall

By James Masters, May 17, 2012

Republic of Mancunia 1st 0 Crumpsall 2

Stuart Delmonte’s guest appearance inspired Crumpsall to a shock victory in the final of the Tony Cohen Memorial Trophy.

The Manchester Maccabi 1st boss was on the sidelines to guide Crumpsall past much fancied Republic of Mancunia 1st at Salford FC.


Northern team of the week: May 13

By James Masters, May 14, 2012

Here is the Northern Team of the Week for May 13.

1. Josh Samberg (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
2. Ben Kay (Broughton)
3. Alex Lee (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
4. Adam Jackson (South Manchester SC 2nd)
5. Ashley Loofe (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
6. Toby Levy (South Manchester SC 2nd)
7. Louis Basso (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
8. Josh Klepper (South Manchester SC 2nd)


MJSL round-up: May 13

By James Masters, May 14, 2012

Ben Johnson was the hero for Broughton as the basement boys finally gained their first win of the MJSL season.

Broughton had failed to secure victory in any of their 17 league games before sneaking past Crumpsall 1-0 to gain three priceless points.

Sydney Fulda’s men are three points behind Leeds Maccabi 3rd, who held Republic of Mancunia 1st to a 2-2 draw.


Cup glory for Rovers

By James Masters, May 10, 2012

Republic of Mancunia 1st 2
Hyde Park Rovers 3

Hyde Park Rovers boss David Domb signed off in style as his side survived a fierce Repbulic of Mancunia 1st fightback to seal the Shonn Trophy.


Northern team of the year nominations

By James Masters, May 9, 2012

Here are the nominations for the Northern Team of the Year.

The list was compiled following conversations with team managers and a number of players over the past couple of weeks.

There are also a number of separate individual categories for which players have been nominated.


Domb wants Rovers cup glory

By James Masters, May 9, 2012

Hyde Park Rovers boss David Domb has urged his players to go out with a bang by finally getting their hands on some silverware.

Rovers face Republic of Mancunia 1st at Salford FC on Thursday night in the final of the Shonn Trophy with Domb’s men desperate to finish a frustrating season on a high.


Maccabi triumph in Feldman final

By James Masters, April 30, 2012

Harold Feldman Trophy Final
Manchester Maccabi 3rd 2
Oakhill Lions 0

Steve Bentwood heaped praise on his young guns after Manchester Maccabi 3rd denied Oakhill Lions a third consecutive Feldman Trophy triumph.

Jake Kelly scored twice in the first half at Salford FC as Bentwood’s boys overcame their opponents and the monsoon-like conditions to lift the cup.


Haroldeans in seventh heaven after title glory

By James Masters, April 30, 2012

Haroldeans boss Ivan Gee believes his side are primed to dominate the MJSL for years to come following their title triumph.

The Mereysiders thrashed Crumpsall 7-0 to secure the league crown after making it 16 victories from their 19 games.

Christian Cabral and Jamie Harris both scored twice, while Bobby Abrams, Ali Goldsmith and Josh Silverberg completed the rout.