MJSL round-up: January 22

By James Masters, January 23, 2012

Jamie Harris struck twice to kill off Oakhill’s faint title hopes and leave Haroldeans with one hand on the MJSL league trophy.

Ivan Gee’s men are now nine points clear of the Lions with eight games remaining as they inflicted a second defeat of the season in the Manchester students.


MJSL set for 2012

By James Masters, January 4, 2012

League leaders Haroldeans face reigning champions Manchester Maccabi 3rd in a mouthwatering clash in Liverpool as the MJSL returns to action.

The Merseysiders are six points clear at the top and have lost just once in the league this season, with that defeat coming against Steve Bentwood’s Maccabi side.


Danny Caro's 2011 Jewish sports oscars

By Danny Caro, December 30, 2011

It's been another busy year for professional and amateur Jewish sportsmen and women across the globe.

For many, the European Maccabi Games in Vienna was the highlight, while there were also some great performances in the world of Sunday morning football.

We've also seen some exceptional performances on the world stage, with a fair bit of silverware along the way.


MJSL a 'leading light'

By James Masters, December 29, 2011

The Manchester Jewish Soccer League has been hailed as a leading light of the Respect campaign by the Manchester Football Association.

Peter Roberts, the Referees Development Manager at the Manchester FA, recently attended a meeting with the MJSL council to discuss further innovations going into the scheme.


Domb states his case for the defence

December 15, 2011

Hyde Park boss David Domb has warned his players they must cut out their defensive errors following an almighty scare against Leeds Maccabi 3rd.

Domb's men led 4-0 before 10 minutes of madness allowed Maccabi to score three times without reply.

Rovers hit back with Oli Grant completing his hat-trick to seal the win 6-3, but Domb was far from happy.

"I really did have my heart in my mouth


Northern team of the week nominations: December 11

By James Masters, December 12, 2011

Despite the weather accounting for all but one MJSL league match, there are still plenty of nominees for this week's Northern Team of the Week.

Jamie Rudette (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
Conor Rabbett (South Manchester SC 1st)

Henry Richmond (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
David Domb (Hyde Park Rovers)
Toby Levy (South Manchester SC 1st)
Adam Jackson (South Manchester SC 1st)


Ullmann proud of Leeds kids

By James Masters, December 12, 2011

Leeds Maccabi 3rd boss Alex Ullmann praised his young guns after they gave Hyde Park Rovers a real run for their money in their latest MJSL clash.

Trailing 4-0 in the second-half, Maccabi hit back to score three times in ten minutes and leave Rovers hanging on nervously.

Adam Kristall, Dan Davidson and Joseph Jackson were all on target as the visitors rallied to make it 4-3.


Rovers survive scare

By James Masters, December 12, 2011

Hyde Park boss David Domb has warned his players they must cut out their defensive errors following an almighty scare against Leeds Maccabi 3rd.

Domb’s men led 4-0 before ten minutes of madness allowed Maccabi to score three times and give themselves a shot at a second consecutive victory.


Hungry Lions hunting for glory

By James Masters, December 8, 2011

Zack Gothelf hailed the hunger and desire of his Oakhill Lions after they kept their title tilt on track with a gutsy 3-1 win over Republic of Mancunia 1st.

Despite falling behind to a Paul Basger strike, the Lions roared back with goals from Marc Maynard, Saul Shapiro and Marc Woolfe to seal another hard-fought victory.

Oakhill remain six points off leaders Haroldeans, but Gothelf remains


Northern team of the week: December 4

By James Masters, December 6, 2011

Here is my Northern Team of the Week for December 4.

1. Akiva Lieberman (Sporting JLGB)

2. Simon Nesbitt (Oakhill Lions)

3. Dylan Sidle (Republic of Mancunia 1st)

4. Gavin Horwich (Sporting JLGB)

5. Oli Senchal (Hyde Park Rovers)

6. Harry Roache (Oakhill Lions)

7. Bobby Fishel (Haroldeans)

8. Jacob Brunner (Oakhill Lions)

9. Max Rose (Manchester Maccabi 2nd)