Football

Players fulfilled commandment of being happy, says Saunders

By James Masters, October 17, 2011

Zevi Saunders revealed his inspirational teamtalk was the key behind Crumpsall’s sensational 5-2 shock victory over reigning champions Manchester Maccabi 3rd.

Crumpsall had lost all six of their previous league games and had managed just four goals in that time before their exploits against Maccabi.

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A team come back to win first Norstar derby

October 17, 2011

PETER MORRISON TROPHY (SOUTHERN SECTION) ROUND ONE
NORSTAR B 1 NORSTAR A 4

Norstar A booked their place in the next round of the Peter Morrison Trophy against their B team but had to come from behind to do so after Maurice Franks had given the Bs an unlikely lead.

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MJSL round-up: October 16

By James Masters, October 17, 2011

Crumpsall sent shockwaves through the MJSL after claiming a stunning 5-2 win against reigning champions Manchester Maccabi 3rd.

Zevi Saunders’ side, who had lost all six games ahead of their trip to Brooklands, turned the formbook on its head as they produced their best performances for years.

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Northern Team of the Week nominees - October 16

By James Masters, October 17, 2011

Here are the nominations for the JC's Northern Team of the Week following the latest round of fixtures.

The Contenders:

Goalkeepers:
Jacob Shapiro (Oakhill)
Conor Rabett (South Manchester 1st)

Defenders:
Aaron Englander (Sporting)
Johnny Lewis (Republic of Mancunia 1st)
Aaron Black (Crumpsall)
Alex Goodman (Oakhill)
Sam Cramer (Oakhill)

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Plotnek wonder-show inspires Shirley Park

October 17, 2011

PETER MORRISON TROPHY (SOUTHERN SECTION) ROUND ONE
REDBRIDGE JC B 0 SHIRLEY PARK 4

Two goals from man of the match Nicky Plotnek, including a stunning goal-of-the-season contender inspired Shirley Park to one of the shocks of the day as they destroyed Division One high-flyers Redbridge B at Fairlop.

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Gold reflects on "a bad day at the office"

October 16, 2011

Spartan South Midlands League Division One
London Lions 0 Kings Langley 4
London Lions' recent run of good form came to an abrupt end against Kings Langley as they were comprehensively beaten 4-0.

It was a performance littered with individual mistakes which ultimately proved costly. The only positive the team could take from the defeat was the fact they only conceded four.

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Town late show frustrates Lions

October 16, 2011

Spartan South Midlands League Division One
London Lions 2 Amersham Town 2

London Lions and Amersham Town played out an entertaining 2-2 draw. Amersham were virtually unrecognisable from the side Lions played last season and were arguably the best side Lions have faced so far this.

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Youth overcomes experience as Brady B progress

By Danny Caro, October 16, 2011

PETER MORRISON TROPHY (SOUTHERN SECTION) ROUND ONE
MACCABI MASTERS XI 1 BRADY MACCABI B 3
In what was billed as a clash between experience and youth, it was the young pretenders, Brady B, who came out on top against the Masters today.

Brady came firing straight out the blocks, with Kane Alexander slotting home after some delightful play from captain James Joseph.

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Maccabi Masters review: October 16

By Danny Caro, October 16, 2011

The Maccabi Masters Rep Team's run in the Peter Morrison Trophy was short-lived as they were beaten 3-1 by Brady Maccabi B of Division Four of the JC MSFL.

Nick Collins scored for the Masters.

Dan Collins, the Masters joint-manager, told JC Sport: "Brady are a good young team and will do well.

"They didn't let us play our usual game and gave us no time on the ball.

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Israel finish third in Euro qualifying group

By Danny Caro, October 12, 2011

Israel ended a disappointing Euro 2012 qualifying on a high with victory in Malta.

A goal in each half from Lior Refaelov and Rami Gershon saw Luis Fernandez finish third in Group F.

Refaelov opened the scoring after 11 minutes with a sweet half volley following good work from Taleb Twatha.

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