Leeds will improve, says Ullmann

By James Masters, September 8, 2011

Alex Ullmann is adamant his Leeds Maccabi side will bounce back from their nightmare opening day defeat after the MJSL new boys were handed a brutal battering.

Leeds were left reeling after being hit for eight against a rampant South Manchester 2nd as Neil Collins’ men ran riot.


Sporting sign MJSL legend Hasid

By James Masters, September 8, 2011

Moshe Hasid has sent shockwaves through the MJSL by leaving Republic of Mancunia to sign for Sporting JLGB.

The 40-year-old striker, who signed off by scoring Republic’s winner in the victory over Crumpsall last week, has put pen to paper on a deal with Gavin Sharpe’s side.


Coronation challenge for Davis

By James Masters, September 2, 2011

Coronation Street could be set to take on the MJSL next season after Steve Davis revealed plans for the 2012 Ryan Lustgarten Shield.

Ryan Thomas, who plays Jason Grimshaw in the long-running soap opera, is hoping to bring a whole host of stars to honour the memory of his godfather.

Thomas is keen to make the 10th anniversary of the tournament a memorable one with actors from other famous soa


Shocks galore in MJSL opener

By James Masters, September 2, 2011

Neil Collins, manager of South Manchester 2nd, believes he's turned into the MJSL's very own version of Arsene Wenger following his side's opening day disaster.

While Arsenal were busy getting thumped at Old Trafford, Collins' troops were given a footballing lesson by newly formed Republic of Mancunia's second string.

After losing out in the MJSL Charity Shield to Republic's first team, Coll


Manchester hungry for silverware

By David Gold, September 2, 2011

Manchester Maccabi gear up for the new season on the back of their stunning success in the final of the Peter Morrison Trophy last season.

Managed by Stuart Delmonte and Tony Rosenberg, the Brooklands club will be looking for an improved showing in the second division of the Tameside League in which they tailed off in the final weeks of the campaign.

Having mounted a strong challenge, four g


MJSL ready to bloom - Rose

By James Masters, August 25, 2011

Paul Rose believes the future's bright going into the 63rd year of the MJSL.

Joint vice-chairman Rose, who will continue to oversee secretarial duties within the MJSL, is full of excitement ahead of the new campaign.

Broughton, Republic of Mancunia 2nd and Leeds Maccabi 3rd are new entrants to the division.

"Hopes are high as we have 11 teams in the MJSL this season," said Rose.

"We h


Basger volley seals the first trophy of the season for Republic

By David Gold, August 22, 2011

Republic of Mancunia cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over South Manchester in the curtain raiser to the new Manchester Jewish League season.

New boss Stuart Shapiro was pleased with his team's performance, and is looking forward to picking up more silverware over the course of the season.

"It's good to get a trophy under our belts, we dominated the game and deservedly won.


MJSL ease to victory

By David Gold, August 18, 2011

An MJSL XI beat a Manchester Maccabi XI 3-0 in a game played in memory of Darren Rose.

Jack Lee scored twice and Dave Eden added the other for the MJSL team co--managed by Fraser Saville and Neil Collins.

"The point of the exercise was to give a lot of the boys a run out and they were positive about it.


Republic ready for revenge

August 18, 2011

Stuart Shapiro can't wait to get started when his Republic of Mancunia team take on South Manchester 2nd in the MJSL Charity shield.

Republic, who finished second last year and won the Shonn Trophy, suffered heartbreak in their final game of last season after losing out on the title to Manchester Maccabi 3rd.

Shapiro is now hoping his side can go one better and hit the ground running with Sp


Big guns readyfor MJSL battle

August 18, 2011

Republic of Mancunia
Last season: Shonn Trophy winners
Finished: 2nd
Manager: Stuart Shapiro

Verdict: After the heartbreak of missing out on last season's league title, Republic are determined to go one better this year. New boss Stuart Shapiro takes over the reins with Anthony Bloch moving upstairs to oversee the running of the club.