Football

Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Many teams have folded like a deck of cards when faced with the prospect of a visit to Rowley Lane. But not Hendon United Sports Club B, and most certainly not their manager, Adam Glekin.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

With the game against King Crown hanging in the balance, and just under 10 minutes to go, Avi Markiewicz stepped up for a free-kick almost 40 yards out and leathered it into the roof of the net to seal the points for King Crown.

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Danny Caro's Division 3 TOTW: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Here are the star men from Matchday 20 of the MGBSFL.

1. RICHARD COOPER (Temple Fortune) - "reserve keeper kept TFFC's first clean sheet and made three excellent saves during the game"

2. ARON LUFTIG (London Rovers) - clean sheets are hard to come by against King Crown, but simply, nothing got passed him

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Danny Caro's Premier Division TOTW: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Here is this week's Master Class from the top-flight following Matchday 20 of the MGBSFL.

1. JAKE DOFFMAN (NL Raiders A) - another clean sheet for a contender for the Safe Hands award

2. JJ SPIRO (NL Raiders A) - – "a model of consistency and excellence all season. Raiders have conceded just the four goals in Spiro’s eight starts at centre back"

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Here is the MGBSFL's Select XI from Matchday 20.

1. RICHARD COOPER (Temple Fortune) - reserve keeper kept our first clean sheet and made three excellent saves during the game against promotion hopefuls Sosobad

2. RICKY SHAFIER (FC Team B) - "travelled from south London and was excellent up and down the right including two assists"

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Berkovic steps down at Hapoel Tel Aviv

By Simon Griver, January 20, 2015

Eyal Berkovic has resigned as manager of Hapoel Tel Aviv.

The former Premier League star informed club chairman Haim Ramon of his decision in an angry text message, where he is reported to have written: "I quit you worthless coward."

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Manchester set up Flixton final

January 20, 2015

HANDI-CUP SEMI-FINAL
MIAM MIAM CELTIC 1 MANCHESTER MACCABI 1st 2

Strikes from Sam Van-Gelder and David Herman guided Manchester Maccabi into the final of the Handi-Cup, and a meeting with AFC Flixton.

After two successive defeats, Maccabi headed into Sunday’s semi-final in the worst form of their season so far further highlighting the importance of winning.

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Grant and Furman reflect on Afcon defeats

By Simon Griver and Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Avram Grant's Ghana face an uphill struggle to qualify from the next phase of the African Cup of Nations after losing 2-1 to Senegal in their opening match.

Rocked by the absence of captain Asamoah Gyan, due to illness, before kick-off, Ghana started strongest and took the lead when Andre Ayew converted a 14th-minute penalty after a foul on Christian Atsu.

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MGBSFL top-scorers: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

Avi Markiewicz and James Gershfield closed the gap on Daniel Garfinkle, but the RJC hotshot continues to lead the way after Matchday 20.

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21 - Daniel Garfinkle (Redbridge JC B – including 6 for RJC A)

19 - Avi Markiweicz (London Rovers)

18 - James Gershfield (Harmen)

16 - Adam Ellis (Shacharit Donetsk)

14 – Johnny Haik (Faithfold A - includes one for B team)

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Brave Fortune deserved lucky break, says Cohen

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION THREE
REAL SOSOBAD 0 TEMPLE FORTUNE 1

Jonathan Cohen admits his Temple Fortune team rode their luck on their way to an impressive victory over promotion-chasing Real Sosobad in the coupon buster result of the weekend.

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