Football

Lions down to bare bones, says Gold

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2013

Tony Gold says he faces a selection nightmare ahead of London Lions’ opening matches of the new season.

Having clinched the Spartan South Midlands League Division One title in May, the Lions start their first-ever season in the SSML Premier Division with a match away to Leverstock Green on August 10.

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GB Masters complete Maccabiah preparations

July 11, 2013

Maccabi GB's Maccabiah Masters over-35's completed their training for the 19th Maccabiah Games with a three-day camp in Spain, based at the outstanding Marbella Football Centre in Spain.

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Israel could be booted out of world football, says Fifa's Blatter

By Simon Griver, July 11, 2013

Fifa President Sepp Blatter has warned that Israel could be suspended from international football.

Speaking during what he described as a “sensitive diplomatic mission” to Israel this week, Mr Blatter claimed that government interference in football was the main reason for the threat.

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Altman loaned out to Maccabi

By Simon Griver, July 5, 2013

Omri Altman, 19, has agreed a one-year loan deal with Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv.

The Israel under-21 star recently signed a two-year contract extension at Fulham who believe the deal with his former club will give the player some valuable first-team experience.

"This is an amazing lad that will go as far as possible,’ said his agent, Gilad Katsav.

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A match made in heaven

By Danny Caro, July 5, 2013

I’m sure Eilon Kennet won’t mind me comparing his return to London Maccabi Lions to that of Kenny Dalglish at Liverpool a couple of years ago.

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I'm proud to be back at the Lane, says Kennet

By Danny Caro, July 5, 2013

Eilon Kennet says he is relishing new challenges after being appointed manager of London Maccabi Lions A for the third time.

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Doncaster in for Furman

July 5, 2013

Dean Furman looks set to complete a move to Championship new boys Doncaster Rovers next week.

The South Africa midfielder was on loan at Rovers for six weeks at the end of last season, culminating in a final day thriller against Brentford which they won to clinch the League One title.

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Five-star GB tear Cheshunt apart

By Danny Caro, July 5, 2013

Team GB warmed up for the Open Football competition at the 19th Maccabiah Games with a 5-2 victory over Cheshunt FC in a friendly.

David Pollock’s troops came from a goal down to run out worthy winners. A Jordan Marks strike was sandwiched in between two Cheshunt goals, but GB then stepped up a gear, with Adam Bolle making it 2-2 after good work from James Gershfield.

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Plans for season 2013/14 unveiled

By Danny Caro, July 4, 2013

The MSFL will feature 41 teams playing across four divisions for season 2013/14, it has been confirmed.

Four new teams - AC Whetstone, Jewdinese, North London Raiders C and King Crown - have joined the league, with the Premier Division, Division One and Division Three containing 10 teams and Division Two 11.

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Smith replaces Nitka at Brixton

By Danny Caro, July 2, 2013

Scott Smith has taken charge of Brixton Old Boys following the departure of John Nitka who has decided to return to refereeing duties.

Over the last three seasons, Nitka guided the team to successive promotions, alongside several extended cup runs.

A club statement read: "We would like to thank John for his efforts and wish him well over the future."

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