Football

Matchday 5 weekend preview

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2013

Matchday Five of the MGBSFL season features some big games, as Faithfold A travel to FC Team and early pace-setters Norstar London Raiders A take on Hendon. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action.

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Leslie joins Southgate Harmen

September 25, 2013

Harmen have signed Oliver Leslie from London Maccabi Lions.

After a summer's worth of negotiations, Leslie's agent Jordan Segal finally managed to thrash out a deal between the Harmen management team and Lions for his services.

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Cyril Anekstein Cup round two draw

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2013

There are some mouth-watering ties in prospect in the second round of the Cyril Anekstein Cup.

SPEC FC vs AC Whetstone

AC Mill Hill vs Faithfold B

London Maccabi Lions Blue vs Brixton Old Boys

London Maccabi Lions White vs FC Team C

Hendon United Sports Club C vs Norstar London Raiders A

Brady Maccabi B vs Athletic Bilbaum or Camden Park

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Aquilina takes Brady to the cleaners

September 25, 2013

MGBSFL DIVISION ONE
BRADY MACCABI B 3 BRIXTON OLD BOYS 5

An Ali Aquilina hat-trick handed Brixton their first win of the season in a pulsating match which saw Brady Maccabi fall short.

It was a miserable morning at Rowley Lane and, after an end to end thriller, it was the visitors which left Borehamwood with a smile on their face.

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AFC Flixton march on

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2013

AFC Flixton continued their excellent start to the season with a 2-1 victory over Universal All-Stars 2-1 in Division One of the Accountants League.

Strikes from James Rosenberg and Rob Jacobs steered them home.

Flixton joint-manager Tony Rosenberg said: "We dominated the first half and played really well.

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Disappointment for Israeli clubs in Europe

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2013

Maccabi Haifa and Maccabi Tel Aviv made disappointing starts to their Europa League campaigns, with neither team managing a goal between them.

A 70th-minute strike from Jóhann Gudmundsson earned AZ Alkmaar maximum points in the Group L opener in Haifa.

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Don't write us off, says Marks

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2013

Jody Marks believes South Manchester Sports Club 1st are still the team to beat in the Accountants League despite a 5-2 defeat against title rivals Miam Miam.

The league champions were left to rue a series of missed chances as they trailed 3-0 at half time.

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Red-hot Redbridge impressed me

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2013

Not every manager will take positives out of a defeat, but Redbridge Jewish Care’s Jon Jacobs definitely can after Sunday’s match against Faithfold.

Several people thought it would be a case of men against boys, but the young second division outfit gave as good as they got.

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Danny Caro's Div 2 TOTW: September 22

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2013

This master class is just oozing with quality.

1. Oli SIMONS (Blizzard Storm) – “best keeper in the league,” according to his manager Simon Linden, his team conceded five but it could’ve been much worse were it not for Simons

2. Richard GOLD (Redbridge JC B) – “full back performance par excellence.Kept their all star attack quiet and one every 50:50 challenge”

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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: September 22

By Danny Caro, September 24, 2013

Jon Jacobs was in good voice on and off the pitch after his boys did themselves proud against the defending champions.

WINNER: Jon Jacobs (Redbridge B) - "The boys will learn from this and realise that there is nothing to be afraid of in Jewish football"

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