Football

Ever-improving Boca Jewniors denied late on

July 19, 2012

Boca are ever improving and nearly walked away with the win Wednesday night against a strong Faithfold C outfit.

Having beaten a joint-Norstar team three days earlier, Boca went into the game on a high. Two goals from Michael Goldberg, described by one Boca insider as 'the Jewish Messi', put them in a strong position, only for a last-gasp 30-yard to break their hearts.

More..

Leeds Maccabi looking for new blood

By Danny Caro, July 19, 2012

Steven Berke says Leeds Maccabi 1st must overcome the loss of key players if they are to challenge for silverware next season.

More..

Football shorts: July 19

By Danny Caro, July 19, 2012

Sam Sollosi was the matchwinner as Wingate & Finchley reserves earned an impressive 1-0 victory over Prestatyn in a pre-season friendly.

Gai Assulin has signed a one-year deal with Racing Santander following his release from Manchester City.

Hendon midfielder Scott Shulton has been appointed coach of Barnet FC's under-12 team.

More..

Maccabi League stung by Bees' action

By Danny Caro, July 19, 2012

The Hive, also known as Barnet FC’s Centre of Excellence, has been like a home from home for Maccabi football clubs in London over the past three years, but that will change from next season after the League 2 club agreed to house a series of Academy teams.

More..

Lustigman: Masters League maturing nicely

By Danny Caro, July 19, 2012

Stuart Lustigman has described the Maccabi Masters as “an absolute success story” after confirming that a record number of teams would participate in season 2012/13.

The MMFL chairman this week welcomed three new teams that takes the league up to 17, with seven lining up in Division One and 10 in Division Two.

More..

Champions League defeat for Kiryat Shmona

By James Masters, July 18, 2012

Uefa Champions League second qualifying round first leg
MSK Zilina 1
Hapoel Kiryat Shmona 0

Hapoel Kiryat Shmona’s dreams of making the group stages of the Champions League remain alive – despite suffering a narrow defeat in their qualifying clash.

More..

New-look Boca thrash joint Norstar team

July 16, 2012

Boca Jewniors have been hard at work since the close of last season, with a pre-season season already underway in early June.

The club have strengthened massively and obtained many quality players. They have shown intent by winning their first competitive friendly against Division Four rivals and new boys Norstar C, with help from their Norstar B team to give them a boost.

More..

We must soldier on, says Wolff

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2012

David Wolff expressed disappointment after confirming that the JC MSFL will feature 46 teams for season 2012/13, down two from the previous campaign.

The league has also dropped one division to leave the Premier with 10 teams and 12 in each of the other three divisions.

Five new sides, including Tottenham Chutzpah and Loughton Orient, have joined.

More..

Gold ready to unleash his Lions in FA Cup

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2012

London Lions manager Tony Gold is relishing taking the club into unknown terrority when they take their place in the FA Cup for the first time.

The Lions have been drawn at home to Clapton as they make their first-ever appearance in the competition won by Chelsea at Wembley in May.

More..

Passion still runs deep for continuation of Maccabi League

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2012

Don’t panic. That is the overriding message from JC MSFL chairman David Wolff after confirming the world’s biggest Jewish league will start season 2012/13 with 46 teams.

We have seen a gradual decline in numbers in recent years, with the lure of the Premiership, Masters football, five-a-side, work and family commitments the biggest factors.

More..