MJSL round-up: February 26

By James Masters, February 27, 2012

Benjy Silverman fired Crumpsall into the final of the Tony Cohen Memorial Trophy following a shock victory over Republic of Mancunia 2nd.

Silverman’s stunning hat-trick allowed Zevi Saunders’ side to ease through 3-1 and bounce back from last weekend’s mauling by Haroldeans.


Northern Team of the Week: February 20

By James Masters, February 20, 2012

Here is the Northern Team of the Week for February 20.

1. Alex Ullmann (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
2. Gidi Amar (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
3. Jack Roache (Oakhill)
4. Simon Nesbitt (Oakhill)
5. Adam Jackson (South Manchester SC 1st)
6. Bobby Fishel (Haroldeans)
7. Toby Levy (South Manchester SC 1st) STAR MAN
8. Marc Maynard (Oakhill)
9. Mark Korn (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
10. Bobby Abrams (Haroldeans)


Northern team of the week nominations: February 20

By James Masters, February 20, 2012

Here are the Northern Team of the Week nominees for February 20.

Alex Ullmann (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
Josh Samberg (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)
Jacob Shapiro (Oakhill)
Sam Franks (Broughton)

Adam Kristall (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
Adam Jackson (South Manchester SC 1st)
Jack Roache (Oakhill)
Simon Nesbitt (Oakhill)
Gidi Amar (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
Adam Boyars (Haroldeans)


MJSL round-up: February 19

By James Masters, February 20, 2012

Haroldeans proved they’re a bunch of ‘Bobby Dazzlers’ after racking up double figures against Crumpsall.

Bobby Abrams and Bobby Fishel both grabbed hat-tricks as the league leaders hit ten to bring up their 13th league win of the season.

Jamie Harris scored twice, while Zach Goodman and Adam Shiffman were also on target to help the Merseysiders move ever closer to the league title.


Referee told Jewish footballers should 'remember concentration camps'

By Jennifer Lipman, February 14, 2012

A well-known Manchester Football Association official told a referee to remind Jewish players of "the concentration camps" if they gave him any trouble.

Phil Morris, the referee appointments secretary at the Manchester FA, was found guilty by an FA panel of making the comment before a match involving Jewish teams from the Manchester Jewish Soccer League.


MJSL round-up: February 12

By James Masters, February 13, 2012

Haroldeans suffered cup heartache as they crashed out of the Shonn Trophy following a 2-0 defeat by Manchester Maccabi 3rd.

The MJSL league leaders, whose only league defeat of the campaign came against Maccabi earlier in the season, failed to gain revenge after the game was moved to Liverpool.


Let's do it in style, says Maccabiah football manager

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2012

David Pollock is targeting a historic treble after he was named manager of the Team GB Open football squad for next year’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Pollock, 52, was joint-manager of the all-conquering squad who won gold at last summer’s European Maccabi Games in Vienna and he was also part of the successful 45-plus Masters team that won the 2009 Maccabiah title.



MJSL preview: February 12

By James Masters, February 7, 2012

The MJSL will be hoping the weather holds with several sides looking to get their league and cup campaigns back underway.

Here, we look at all the big games in the MJSL, Shonn Trophy and Tony Cohen Cup coming up this Sunday.

Hyde Park Rovers vs Republic of Mancunia 2nd


Peters and Slavin appointed EMFT managers

By Danny Caro, February 1, 2012

Phil Peters and Jamie Slavin have been retained as managers for the Maccabi GB Open Football team competing at the forthcoming European Maccabi Football Trophy in Marseilles.

The Norstar duo will help the Maccabi GB's Open Football team defend the trophy at the end of April.


Peter Morrison Trophy quarter-final draw

By Danny Caro, January 30, 2012

South Manchester Sports 1st vs Manchester Maccabi 1st

Chigwell Athletic vs Oakwood

Redbridge Jewish Care A vs Hyde Park Rovers

Brady Maccabi A vs North West Neasden A

Ties scheduled to take place on February 19