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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: February 24

By Danny Caro, February 25, 2014

Here are the star men from Matchday 24 of the MGBSFL season.

1. RUSSELL CORIN (Hendon Utd SC A) - nominated by both managers - "a colossus in goal - making a number of crucial saves and a great inspiration"

2. JOSH GREENHAM (FC Team A) - "full of passion and desire, bombing up and down the right hand side, solid and best game in a team shirt capped with a goal"

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Ten-man South Manchester progress in the cup

February 25, 2014

PETER MORRISON TROPHY
LEEDS MACCABI 1ST 2 SOUTH MANCHESTER SPORTS CLUB 3

Jody Marks praised his team's resilience as the 10 men of South Manchester set up a mouth-watering clash against Maccabi Manchester following a thrilling 3-2 victory over Leeds, with the ice-cool Toby Levy settling a high-octane affair from the penalty spot late on.

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10 out of 10 for trying David, but it’s in the bag

By Danny Caro, February 25, 2014

Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger have nothing on David Garbacz and Phil Peters when it comes to mind games - this is just one broiges that will brew and brew and brew.

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Kashket signs for Leyton Orient

By Danny Caro, February 25, 2014

Scott Kashket has described his move to Leyton Orient as a "dream come true".

Kashket, who is 17 and from Chigwell, has scored six goals in six games for the club’s youth team this season and has been rewarded for a series of excellent displays with a long-term contract.

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Manchester football round-up: February 24

February 25, 2014

It was another good weekend for AFC Flixton, while Oakhill Lions, Maccabi Manchester 2nd and Heaton Park Rovers notched up impressive victories in the Shonn Trophy. Darren Witcoop reflects on all the action.

PETER MORRISON TROPHY
LEEDS MACCABI 1ST 2 SOUTH MANCHESTER SPORTS CLUB 3

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Oaks in pole position, says Daniels

By Danny Caro, February 25, 2014

SHONN TROPHY QUARTER-FINAL FIRST LEG
AFC FLIXTON RESERVES 1 OAKHILL LIONS 4

Oakhill Lions continued their hot streak as they put AFC Flixton Reserves to the sword.

The students, who are unbeaten in 2014, are now firm favourites to progress to the Shonn Trophy semi-finals.

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It's only half-time, warns Modlin

February 25, 2014

SHONN TROPHY QUARTER-FINAL FIRST LEG
MACCABI MANCHESTER 2nd 5 SOUTH MANCHESTER SPORTS CLUB 2nd 0

Irving Modlin praised Maccabi Manchester 2nds five-star cup showing against South Manchester Sports 2nd.

Modlin’s men put one-foot in the Shon Trophy semi-finals after romping home 5-0, with Jack Myers, Saul Davies and Dan Rubensteen all netted before the break.

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Flixton won ugly, says Delmonte

By Danny Caro, February 25, 2014

MANCHESTER ACCOUNTANTS LEAGUE CUP
AFC FLIXTON 1 IRAQ FC 0

Stuart Delmonte claimed it was a job well done after AFC Flixton recorded a mini-upset to book their League Cup quarter-final spot.

Super-sub Daniel Garmen struck with his first touch to send Accounts League Premier Division basement boys Iraq FC crashing out.

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MGBSFL top-scorers: February 23

By Danny Caro, February 24, 2014

Richard Fogelman fired his fifth hat-trick of the season on Matchday 24 of the MGBSFL saw the race for the Golden Boot hot up.

OVERALL
27 - Richard Fogelman (L’Equipe)

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22 - Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)
Dan Gordon (Faithfold C)

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18 - Jono Gaon (Blancos)
Nicky Woolf (Raiders B)

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Four-midable Franks back to his best

By Danny Caro, February 24, 2014

SHONN TROPHY
HEATON PARK ROVERS 6 HAROLDEANS 3

Heaton Park Rovers hitman Jonathan Franks rediscovered his scoring touch in devastating fashion to gun down Haroldeans.

Franks, the prolific striker, bagged four goals to overcome a mini-drought and end the Liverpool outfit’s involvement in this season’s Shon Trophy.

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