It may have begun in tiers but ...it'll end in tears

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2011

The Manchester Jewish Soccer League is set to scrap its plan to run a new two-tier system after Westdene manager Steve Davis pulled out both his teams.

The league had planned to introduce a second division but having discovered that Westdene 1st and 2nd were designated to the bottom group, Davis withdrew the club.


Northern Team of the Year

May 27, 2011

Akiva Lieberman
(Sporting JLGB)
The outstanding goalkeeper in the MJSL this season and a key part of the Sporting side which won the Tony Cohen Memorial Trophy.

Dan Ross
(Leeds Maccabi)
The club's Players Player of the Year by a country mile. A strong and determined leader at the heart of the team's defence.

Michael Sacks


MSFL Team of the Year

May 26, 2011

1. Dan Lee (Redbridge JC A)Agile stopper helped Redbridge complete their first league and cup double. Also played for London Lions and the MSFL Rep Team. Pulled off some stunning saves and has been selected for Maccabi GB's European Games squad.

2. Ollie Segal (FC Team A)


Basso voted No. 1

May 19, 2011

Louie Basso is the MJSL Player of the Year.

The Manchester Maccabi youngster received the Tony Waltzer Trophy at Oldham Athletic on Sunday.

Basso, 17, also plays for Altrincham Boys. He capped a fine year by helping the Brooklands club win the Peter Morrison Trophy and MJSL title.

Oli Grant retained the Steve Blackstone top-scorer award with 25 goals.


Simons proud of his kids

By David Gold, May 5, 2011

Martin Simons' praised his young Manchester Maccabi 3rd side after they clinched the Joan Collins Premier Division title for the first time.

"I'm delighted that such a young team enjoyed such a successful season," Simons said.


Maccabi win Vets Challenge Trophy

By Danny Caro, May 4, 2011

Manchester Maccabi triumph in first ever Vets Challenge winning over a valiant South Manchester Sports Club at Brooklands.

Captain Sheldon Lee received the Nat Bowman Trophy from local MP Ivan Lewis as Maccabi won 4-2.

Keith Herman opened the scoring for South with a superb 20-yard volley from a free kick after just five minutes.


Manchester clinch title

April 28, 2011

Manchester Maccabi 3rd were crowned champions of the Joan Collins Premier Division on Wednesday night when they thumped Westdene 1st 8-2 at Brooklands.

Victory ensured that they finished the season a point ahead of long-time leaders Republic of Mancunia.


MJSL review

By David Gold, April 27, 2011

South Manchester 2nd booked their place in the final of the Feldman Trophy with a 2-1 victory over faltering Republic of Mancunia.

Things got off to a bad start for South as with the match barely five minutes old, Sam Cantor, South Manchester's young centre forward, was injured and had to be transferred to hospital for suspected torn ankle ligaments.


Republic back in business

By James Masters, April 21, 2011

Republic of Mancunia bounced back from last weekend's devastating defeat by title rivals Manchester Maccabi 3rd by booking their place in the final of the Shonn Trophy.

With their dream of a first league title looking all but dead, Anthony Bloch's boys produced the perfect riposte to set up a final clash against Haroldeans following a 4-1 win over Sporting JLGB.


'It's ours to lose now,' says Maccabi manager

April 14, 2011

Republic of Mancunia's treble hopes are hanging by a thread after they missed the chance to clinch the league title after going down to Manchester Maccabi 3rd in their final game of the season.