Northern team of the week nominations: December 4

By James Masters, December 5, 2011

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

Akiva Lieberman (Sporting)
Jacob Shapiro (Oakhill)

Gavin Horwich (Sporting)
Aaron Englander (Sporting)
Dylan Sidle (Republic 1st)
Simon Nesbitt (Oakhill)
Oli Senchal (Hyde Park)
Avi Rosenthal (Haroldeans)

Jonny Davies (Sporting)
Alex Woolf (Sporting)
Jacob Brunner (Oakhill)


London calling for Peter Morrison Trophy holders

By James Masters, December 5, 2011

Peter Morrison Trophy holders Manchester Maccabi 1st will face a tricky trip to the capital after being drawn with North London Raiders B.

Stuart Delmonte and Tony Rosenberg’s men will travel to Brunel for the clash on January 29 to face a Raiders B side, who saw off Faithfold A to clinch their place in the last 16.


Domb delighted with Shirley draw

By James Masters, December 5, 2011

David Domb is relishing the chance to return to London with his Hyde Park side after they were paired with Shirley Park in the Fourth Round of the Peter Morrison Trophy.

The Leeds-based students moved up to third in the MJSL following Sunday’s 6-2 win over Crumpsall and are starting to find their form after a slow start to the season.


Gothelf hails hungry Lions

By James Masters, December 5, 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.


Haroldeans hit back

By James Masters, December 5, 2011

Ivan Gee believes Haroldeans are back on track following their emphatic 6-2 win over South Manchester Sports Club 2nd.

The Merseysiders were left reeling by Manchester Maccabi 3rd after suffering their first defeat of the season following the 2-1 reverse against the reigning champions.


Northern Football round-up: December 4

By James Masters, December 5, 2011

Adam Boyars led the way as Haroldeans hit back from the hurt of last weekend’s defeat by smashing six past South Manchester 2nd.

After losing their unbeaten league record last Sunday, the Merseysiders were in no mood to suffer a similar fate and dispatched South with a six-goal salvo.


Sheldon stuns Haroldeans

By James Masters, December 1, 2011

Sheldon Lee blew the MJSL title race wide open after leading Manchester Maccabi 3rd to a thrilling 2-1 victory over leaders Haroldeans.

Lee's double strike was enough to put an end to the Merseysiders' nine-match winning streak and cut their lead at the top to six points.

Maccabi boss Steve Bentwood believes the addition of a few more experienced heads in his team selection was the key to hi


Northern team of the week: November 27

By James Masters, November 29, 2011

Here is my Team of the Week for November 27.

1. Dan Garman (Manchester Maccabi 1st)

2. Ross Bloomberg (Oakhill Lions)

3. Marcus Shaffner (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)

4. Sheldon Lee (Manchester Maccabi 3rd) STAR MAN

5. Adam Jackson (South Manchester SC 2nd)

6. Phil End (Manchester Maccabi 2nd)

7. Joe Davis (Oakhill Lions)

8. Rafi Leeker (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)


Northern team of the week nominations

By James Masters, November 28, 2011

Here are the nominations for Team of the Week:

David Cohen (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)
Daniel Caplin (Republic 2nd)
Dan Garman (Manchester Maccabi 1st)

Ross Bloomberg (Oakhill)
Yisroel Fletcher (Crumpsall)
Sheldon Lee (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)
Rafi Lewis (Manchester Maccabi 2nd)
Blake Englander (Republic 2nd)
Adam Jackson (South Manchester SC 2nd)


Leeds eye Broughton battle

By James Masters, November 28, 2011

Leeds Maccabi 3rd boss Alex Ullmann has set his sights on next weekend’s battle of the basement when they take on Broughton.

Second-bottom Leeds were beaten 2-0 by Republic of Mancunia 1st after conceding two late goals and remain winless so far this season.