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Northern team of the week nominations: January 22

By James Masters, January 23, 2012

Here are the nominees for Northern Team of the Week:

Goalkeepers:
Jody Marks (South Manchester SC 1st)
Josh Samberg (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)
Mark Miller (Leeds Maccabi 1st)

Defenders:
Mike Stratton (South Manchester SC 1st)
Mark Addis (South Manchester SC 1st)
Sheldon Lee (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)
Adam Boyars (Haroldeans)
Paul Harris (Haroldeans)

Midfielders:

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Marks steeers Lions Blue into last eight

January 23, 2012

HERTS COUNTY CUP LAST 16
London Maccabi Lions Blue 4 London Maccabi Lions White 0

London Maccabi Lions Blue moved into the last eight of the Herts County Cup after beating their counterparts from the White team at Rowley Lane.

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Saunders salutes Crumpsall

By James Masters, January 23, 2012

Zevi Saunders hailed Crumpsall’s performance as their ‘best of the season’ following a shock 5-2 win over South Manchester SC 2nd in the Shonn Trophy.

Crumpsall are well known as the ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ of the MJSL, but they were always in control in a wind-affected clash with South.

Dan Rose scored twice, while Ben Silverman, Ben Kayser and Frenchie Freedman rounded off the win.

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Haroldeans boss Gee: Title is ours to lose

By James Masters, January 23, 2012

Haroldeans boss Ivan Gee says the MJSL title is his side’s to lose after they crushed title challengers Oakhill 4-0 to move nine points clear.

Jamie Harris scored twice, while Bobby Abrams and Cabral Christian were also on target as second place Oakhill were blown away.

And Gee says his side’s latest display shows they are determined to finish off the title race with a minimum of fuss.

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Glenthorne United B clinch promotion

January 23, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION THREE
Glenthorne United B 3 UJIA 1

Glenthorne United B, managed by Craig Sandford and Sam Rosenthal, became the first JC MSFL team to clinch promotion this season after beating nearest rivals UJIA at London Marathon Playing Fields.

A brace from Richard Rosenthal plus one from Sandford saw the Thornes clinch their 13th consecutive league defeat.

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Proud to have a vibrant league

By David Wolff, January 23, 2012

We are very proud that we have such a vibrant 49-team football league, but for me it makes life very difficult, if not impossible, to get round to all the teams within one season.

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Kutner breaks JLGB hearts

By Danny Caro, January 23, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION THREE
Los Blancos 1 Team JLGB 0

Joel Kutner was the match-winner as Los Blancos overcame the stubborn resistance of basement battlers Team JLGB.

Kutner gave Blancos the lead early on after being sent clear by a sumptuous through ball, although JLGB felt he was offside.

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Ash fires Oakwood to the top of Division One

By Danny Caro, January 23, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION ONE
Oakwood 3 Brixton Old Boys A 2

Strikes from Dan Geey, Josh Rose and Dan Ash saw Oakwood move clear at the top of the table after coming from behind to beat promotion rivals Brixton A at Parmiters.

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Leaders given scare by Leeds 2nd

By James Masters, January 23, 2012

Leeds Sunday Alliance Division One
West Leeds 4
Leeds Maccabi 2nd 2

Leeds Maccabi 2nd gave league leaders West Leeds a real scare after producing a valiant performance.

West Leeds, unbeaten in the league all season and three points clear at the top, found it tough against a Maccabi side still searching for their first win of the campaign.

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MJSL round-up: January 22

By James Masters, January 23, 2012

Jamie Harris struck twice to kill off Oakhill’s faint title hopes and leave Haroldeans with one hand on the MJSL league trophy.

Ivan Gee’s men are now nine points clear of the Lions with eight games remaining as they inflicted a second defeat of the season in the Manchester students.

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