The kids will do us proud, says Bentwood

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Steve Bentwood is ready to unleash his kids on Crumpsall after revealing his golden oldies have all been ruled out of Sunday’s MJSL clash.

Sheldon Lee, Marc Magid and Mark Sheldon will also miss the game at Brooklands, while Kyle Bentwood has returned to London following a cameo appearance last weekend.


Levy: It's win or bust on super Sunday

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Republic of Mancunia 2nd boss Paul Levy is expecting a titanic tussle with league leaders Haroldeans on Sunday.

Levy is back in the routine after jetting home from a romantic honeymoon in Spain and is now plotting to inflict a first defeat of the season on the Merseysiders.


Gary's great escape

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Gary Stewart says he was left shocked and stunned after coming within millimetres of losing his sight.

The South Manchester 2nd goalkeeper suffered a horrific facial injury after being kicked just above his left eye during the 4-1 defeat by Haroldeans.


Oaks ready for Rovers return

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Zack Gothelf has vowed to put his friendship with Hyde Park Rovers boss David Domb on hold when Oakhill face their Yorkshire rivals in Manchester on Wednesday.

The Lions manager revealed he and Domb have been good friends for the past five years and are regularly in contact over their side’s MJSL progress.


Domb calls for calm ahead of student derby

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

David Domb has urged his Hyde Park Rovers side to pull out all the stops in this week’s red-hot student clash with Oakhill Lions.

Leeds-based Rovers have won two of their opening three league games and have scored 14 goals in the process.

Rovers smashed six past Leeds Maccabi 3rd without reply last weekend and Domb wants more of the same against their Manchester rivals.


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.