MJSL round-up: October 9

By James Masters, October 10, 2011

South Manchester 2nd goalkeeper Gary Stewart was rushed to hospital with a facial injury during his side’s 4-1 defeat against league leaders Haroldeans.

Stewart received 15 stitches after being caught in the face by Adam Boyars, who was sent off on his first start for the Merseysiders.


Isaacs frustrates MJSL champions

By Daniel Cohen, October 5, 2011

MJSL Joan Collins Premier Division
Manchester Maccabi 3rd 1 Leeds Maccabi 3rd 1
Reigning MJSL champions and current league leaders Manchester Maccabi 3rd were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Leeds Maccabi 3rd.

The game was expected to be a fairly one-sided affair, with Manchester expected to romp home to victory.


Klapisch makes Rovers pay the penalty

By Daniel Cohen, October 3, 2011

MJSL Joan Collins Premier Division
Republic of Mancunia 2nd 1 Hyde Park Rovers 0

A tight game between Republic and Hyde was settled by Daniel Klapisch scoring from a rebound after missing a penalty.

A thrilling contest featured two teams wanting to attack and it deserved more than a solitary goal.


We're the team to beat, says Gee

By James Masters, September 28, 2011

Haroldeans boss Ivan Gee has warned his side’s MJSL title rivals they face a fierce fight to knock the Merseysiders off their perch.

Gee’s men, who face Republic of Mancunia 1st on Sunday, have won all four of their league games so far this season and sit top of the table following last week’s 3-1 win over Oakhill.


Republic ready to bounce back, says Blackston

By James Masters, September 27, 2011

Les Blackston believes the good times are back at Republic of Mancunia following weeks of upheaval at the club.

Republic recently parted company with first team manager Stuart Shapiro despite having only unveiled him at the start of the season.

The departure of star striker Moshe Hasid, rumours of friction within the squad and a poor run of results ultimately led to Shapiro’s departure.


Golden boy Grant can lead us to silverware, says Domb

By James Masters, September 27, 2011

Oli Grant has been tipped to fire Hyde Park Rovers to MJSL glory this season after making a sensational return to the club.

Last year’s top-scorer quit the Leeds University side during the summer after growing frustrated with the team’s disciplinary and off-field problems.


We can topple champions, says Ullman

By James Masters, September 27, 2011

Alex Ullmann is adamant his Leeds Maccabi 3rd side can send shockwaves through the MJSL by inflicting a rare defeat on Manchester Maccabi 3rd.

Leeds, who have lost all three of their MJSL league fixturea so far this season, finally scored their first goal in last weekend's 6-1 defeat by Republic of Mancunia 2nd.


Dynamic duo inspire Haroldeans

By James Masters, September 26, 2011

Haroldeans threw down the gauntlet to their MJSL title rivals after maintaining their perfect start to the season.

The Merseysiders, who have taken 12 points and scored 22 goals in their first four games, saw off Oakhill 3-1 as they continued to impress.

Bobby Abrams and Josh Silverberg did the damage and James Harris also netted as Ivan Gee’s men cruised home.


Our feet are firmly on the floor, says Bentwood

By James Masters, September 21, 2011

Steve Bentwood will spend this weekend basking in the Spanish sunshine but the Manchester Maccabi 3rd boss is adamant his stars won't be caught having a mid-season siesta.

Bentwood’s young guns edged a tightly-contested encounter against Republic of Mancunia 2nd courtesy of Sam Calmonson’s solitary strike.


League is priority for Oakhill

By James Masters, September 21, 2011

Zack Gothelf is backing his Oakhill Lions to make a roaring start to their MJSL title challenge when they take on Haroldeans on Sunday.

The Manchester University side held their first training session on Wednesday and are hoping to hit the ground running when they take on the in-form Merseysiders.