Nothing less than a win will do, says Hyde Park manager

By David Gold, March 17, 2011

Philip Braham, manager of Hyde Park Rovers, has described Sunday's meeting with Manchester Maccabi 3rd as a must-win. The student team from Leeds go into their final league game of the season knowing that anything less than three points would end their title dream.


South Manchester 2nd exit on high

By David Gold, March 14, 2011

South Manchester 2nd finished their league season on a high as they damaged Manchester Maccabi 3rds’ title hopes with a 3-2 victory.

Joey Lazare, Simon Mattison and Aaron Searle were the goal-scoring heroes in a game where Max Rose and Harry Myers netted for Maccabi.


Haroldeans on target for Oakhill

By David Gold, March 14, 2011

A last-minute winner from Josh Richards saw Haroldeans defeat Oakhill 3-2 in a pulsating clash in the Joan Collins Premier Division.

Paul Harris and Simon Gould were also on target for the Merseysiders with Oakhill registering through Ben Horne and Josh Daniels.


Hyde Park Rovers march on

By David Gold, March 14, 2011

Hyde Park cruised to a 3-1 win over Westdene 1st as they extended their lead at the top of the table in their penultimate game of the season. Oli Grant, Philip Braham and Jason Wise struck for the title chasers.

Grant put the visitors ahead when player-manager Braham threaded a pass through to him, and he rounded the goalkeeper to score.


Republic of Mancunia

By David Gold, March 14, 2011

Republic of Mancunia extended their unbeaten run to 11 games with a 3-0 win over Crumpsall. The victory saw Anthony Bloch’s men continue their march towards the treble.

Bloch said: “We are playing well. Though the 3-0 was not as convincing as we would like, Maccabi losing is better than us winning 25-0! For the first time this season we have the league in our hands.”


Oakhill given final warning

By David Gold, March 4, 2011

While Sporting JLGB were celebrating a 3-0 victory, Oakhill Lions had more pressing matters to deal with off the pitch as they were threatened with expulsion from the Manchester Jewish Soccer League after they were found guilty of fielding an ineligible player for the second time this season.


Joy for Sporting JLGB

By David Gold, March 1, 2011

Oakhill lost 3-0 to Sporting JLGE in the Tony Cohen Memorial Cup quarter final as Alex Woolf struck twice and Jamie Bowden got the third goal for the visitors.

It was a more even game than the scoreline suggested according to Sporting assistant-manager Ryan Sidle.


We're firing on all cylinders, says Bloch

By James Masters, February 24, 2011

Anthony Bloch believes that Republic of Mancunia are ready to storm the MJSL by pulling off an historic treble.

Victory over Westdene 1st last weekend, where Mike Gastwirth fired a hat-trick, means Republic are now just four points off league leaders Manchester Maccabi with a title showdown between the two still on the cards.


Leeds cruise in the cup

By David Gold, February 17, 2011

Two goals from Richard Black helped Leeds Maccabi cruise into the fourth round of the Peter Morrison Trophy as they overpowered Haroldeans in Liverpool.
Following weather disruptions, the tie finally went ahead at the fourth time of asking and it was the visitors who made all the running.

Black was the star man while further strikes from Colin Abrahams, Dan Ross and Rob Brown set up a tie against Sporting JLGB. Josh Silverberg and Paul Harris replied for Haroldeans.


Five-star Oakhill stun the leaders

By David Gold, February 4, 2011

League leaders Manchester Maccabi 3rd suffered a second successive defeat as they were crushed 5-1 by Oakhill Lions.

Oakhill staged a stunning second half recovering after going a goal down.

Josh Hayes had put the visitors in front but a brace from Dan Cohen, an own goal and strikes from Ben Horne and Yoel Deal sealed a sensational win.

Manager Daniel Berkley said: “It was really nice to get a strong Oakhill team out and we were well worth the win.”