Football

Donne names 21 to defend Maccabiah gold

By Danny Caro, April 26, 2013

Team GB has named a 21-man Over-45’s football squad for the 19th Maccabiah Games.

GB manager Brian Donne has called-up a number of Maccabiah newcomers in his side. However, those who are returning to Israel this summer have a wealth of experience between them as they attempt to defend the gold medals they brought home from the 2009 Games.

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Sorry SPEC hang their heads

By Danny Caro, April 26, 2013

Ricky Lawrence says SPEC FC embarrassed themselves after having four players sent off in the Division Two clash against promotion rivals North West Neasden B.

Referee Aaron Djanogly dismissed James Lesner, Ashley Burns, Nick Berman and Lawrence in a high-octane affair that finished 2-2.

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FA Award a big boost for Jewish soccer, says Myer

By Danny Caro, April 26, 2013

Brian Myer says he is proud to be associated with the Manchester Jewish Soccer League after it received a silver award from the FA.

The MJSL has been recognised as the best grassroots league in the region following the accolade which is part of the FA’s Respect and Fair Play Award.

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Something to be really proud of

By Danny Caro, April 26, 2013

I’m sure many of you remember that gag in the film Airplane about the book on famous Jewish sportsman being a light read. Not any more it isn’t. In fact, now is probably about the perfect time to update and extend the notional volume.

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Danny Caro's Prem Div TOTW: April 21

By Danny Caro, April 25, 2013

1. Daniel LIPMAN (London Maccabi Lions A) - lucky to stay on the pitch after conceding an early penalty, but showed great handling, agility and pulled off some important saves

2. Bradley FRANKEL (Redbridge Jewish Care A) - "was outstanding form start to finish" in Anekstein final against Lions

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Five-star Republic on course for treble

By Danny Caro, April 25, 2013

Two goals from top-scorer Rob Jacobs maintained Republic of Flixton’s treble hopes as they eased into the final of the Shonn Trophy with a 5-0 demolition of Broughton.

Further strikes from Dylan Sidle, Adam Tauber and James Rosenberg sealed the win.

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Maccabi Tel Aviv crowned league champions

By Simon Griver, April 25, 2013

Maccabi Tel Aviv clinched the Ligat Ha'Al title in front of 33,000 fans in Ramat Gan with a 2-0 victory over Ironi Ramat Hasharon.

Goals from Dor Micha and Rade Prica left Maccabi 13 points clear of second placed Maccabi Haifa with four games to play.

This is Maccabi's 20th league title and their first title since 2002/03.

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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: April 21

By Danny Caro, April 25, 2013

There's no such thing as a lucky loser but spare a thought for RJC skipper Adam Hakimi who wins the consolation prize after collecting a runners-up medal in the Anekstein Cup at Wingate & Finchley.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: April 21

By Danny Caro, April 25, 2013

A touch of class, a touch of magic. There was a certain wow factor that impressed the JC panel of judges with this week's golden goal.

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JC MSFL Matchday 33 preview

By Danny Caro, April 25, 2013

There's a big weekend of football in store as Brady Maccabi A head north to take on South Manchester in the final of the Peter Morrison Trophy, while Faithfold A will look to complete the double when they take on defending champions Hendon United A in the JC MSFL.

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