WHAFC impress at Jom Havoetbal

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2013

WHAFC finished fourth at the annual Jom Havoetbal tournament in Amsterdam.

A goalless draw against Paris Ouest was followed by a 3-0 success over JPIG, with goals from Darren Saffer (2) and Rob Pearl.

Jason Friend and Jerry Asher helped WHAFC finish runners-up in their group following a 2-0 win over Bnei Akiva.


Israeli football stands tall

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2013

In the end Israel’s victory over England counted for little, but you try telling that to the people who matter at the IFA.

I’m sure if you had offered Guy Luzon a four-point return from matches against Norway, Italy and England before the competition, he’d had bitten your hand off, and it would be fair to describe that tally as beyond his wildest dreams.


Danny Caro's Team of 2012/13

By Danny Caro, June 13, 2013

With league award ceremonies done and dusted, there is only one thing left to do. Here is Danny Caro's Team of the Year.


Nathan crowned as MSFL's best Young Player

By Danny Caro, June 13, 2013

Jordan Nathan completed a memorable first season in men’s football by winning the JC MSFL’s Young Player of the Year award.

The son of joint-manager Joel Nathan, the 18-year-old defender was in top form throughout the campaign in which he helped Brady Maccabi A lift the Peter Morrison Trophy.



Sousa takes over at Maccabi Tel Aviv

By Simon Griver, June 13, 2013

Paulo Sousa will lead Maccabi Tel Aviv into next season's Champions League competition after he was unveiled as the new boss of the Ligat Ha’Al winners.

The 42-year-old former Portugal star signed a two-year contract in a meeting with the club’s general manager, Jordi Cryuff, who fulfilled his promise of bringing in a high-profile figure to replace Oscar Garcia.


Silver lining for Alyth Belsize

By Danny Caro, June 12, 2013

Alyth Belsize under-10's Reds finished runners-up in one of the junior events at the annual Jom Havoetbal tournament in Amsterdam.

Following on from the success and enjoyment of the Jom Havoetbal tournament last year, the club took two teams for the weekend.

The U10 Reds played up an age group this year, and were facing players aged 11 and 12 years of age.


Israel eliminated after win over England

By Danny Caro, June 11, 2013


Israel bowed out of the Euro under-21 finals on a high after claiming a 1-0 victory over England on Tuesday night.

An 80th minute strike from Ofir Kriaf earned Guy Luzon's men their first-ever victory in the finals and meant that England finished bottom of Group A following three consecutive defeats.


Howard wins Player of the Year

By Danny Caro, June 10, 2013

Dan Howard paid tribute to his Faithfold teammates after he was crowned JC MSFL Player of the Season.

The 30-year-old centre half was the stand-out performer for a Faithfold team that completed a memorable double.

Howard played a starring role as Faithfold became the first Jewish team to win the London FA Sunday Intermediate Cup which was followed by claiming the Premier Division title.


Ten-man Israel ripped apart by Italy

By Danny Caro, June 9, 2013


Israel boss Guy Luzon had no complaints after his team were comprehensively beaten by Group A favourites Italy on Saturday night.

Having drawn 2-2 against Norway in their opening match on Wednesday, Israel went into the game in upbeat mood against an Italian team who had beaten England 1-0.


New signings, training and trials for 2013/14

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2013

No sooner had season 2012/13 ended than have some clubs turned their attentions to the new campaign. Over the next couple of months, Danny Caro will be running his eye over dealings in the summer transfer window and featuring news on trials and training sessions for clubs up and down the land.

Lee Cash - from London Maccabi Lions A to Brady Maccabi A