Champagne on ice as Hapoel lose

By Simon Griver, March 30, 2012

Hapoel Kiryat Shmona missed the chance to clinch their first-ever Ligat Ha’Al title after going down 1-0 at home to Bnei Yehuda.

Victory would have handed Kiryat Shmona the championship, but the surprise defeat, following a 73rd minute effort from Shalev Menashe, still leaves them 16 points clear of Hapoel Tel Aviv, with only six games remaining.


Lions snatch a draw from the jaws of victory

March 30, 2012

Ampthill Town 4 London Lions 4

London Lions extended their unbeaten run to five games, but they have only themselves to blame after conceding a 4-1 advantage in the final few minutes against fellow high-flyers Ampthill Town following an eight-goal thriller.


Another cup final for Hendon. Now that's handy

By Danny Caro, March 29, 2012

David Garbacz, the manager of Hendon, says that he will take his team to Wingate & Finchley for next month’s Peter Morrison Trophy final with a clear conscience following accusations from Brady boss Josh Rosenfeld that
Hendon’s winning goal came as a result of a “blatant handball”.


Danny Caro's Division Three TOTW: March 25

By Danny Caro, March 28, 2012

1. Darren Rolfe (UJIA)

2. Tony Plaskow (UJIA)

3. Adam Levene (North West Neasden C)

4. Tony Chadwick (North West Neasden C)

5. Ashley Freeman (UJIA)

6. Simon Levene (North West Neasden C)

7. Mark Engel (North West Neasden C)

8. Daniel Lassman (Glenthorne B)

9. Dean Shaw (Blizzard Storm)

10. Joe Stolerman ((Blizzard Storm)

11. Assi Avital (UJIA)


JC MSFL Matchday 30 preview

By Danny Caro, March 28, 2012

There semi-finals of the JC Barry Goldstein Trophy take centre stage on Sunday as UJIA, Blizzard Storm, Neasden C and Glenthorne B battle it out for a place at Wingate & Finchley. Elsewhere, there is action in all five divisions of the JC MSFL. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the big match action.




Selwyn praises 'strong ref'

By James Masters, March 27, 2012

Leeds Maccabi boss Ian Selwyn heaped praise on referee Philip Worth following a racist incident during his side’s Leeds Sunday Alliance League Cup clash.

Selwyn was left fuming after a player from Leeds Amateurs was shown a straight red card for making an alleged racist comment during last Sunday’s 3-2 defeat.


A time for reflection for us all

By Danny Caro, March 27, 2012

It’s been a tough week for so many people. Truth be told, I almost fell out of love with football over the incident involving Bolton’s Fabrice Muamba. It really hit me for six and I’ve been feeling flat all week.

As if that wasn’t bad enough, events in Toulouse put me at rock bottom. I can’t imagine how the families must be feeling. My heart goes out to them.


Danny Caro's Division 4 TOTW: March 25

By Danny Caro, March 27, 2012

1. Ben Adaki (Brady B)

2. Gary Hill (FC Team C)

3. Ollie Kay (Brady B)

4. Johnny Meltzer (Brady B)

5. Daniel Mattey (Athletico Finchley)

6. Reiss Mogilner (Brady B)

7. James Joseph (Brady B)

8. Daniel Harrod (Brady B)

9. Mikey Salem (Athletico Finchley)

10. Dave Cohen (FC Team C)

11. Adam Lenz (SPEC FC)

Player: James Joseph (Brady B)


Danny Caro's Team of the Week: March 25

By Danny Caro, March 27, 2012

1. ED BLOOM (FC Team A) - “perfect goalkeeping performance, commanding, great hands and great saves against Raiders B. Retains his place in JC Team of the Week

2. ARI NEVIES (Hendon United Sports Club B) - “commanded the back four and didn't give the Camden strikers a sniff at goal”


Pinner JFC U9's reach cup semi-finals

March 26, 2012

Watford Friendly League - Under 9 Spring Cup
Pinner JFC 2 Edmonton Rangers Cobras 2

Pinner JFC reached the semi-finals of the WFL Spring Cup following a thrilling 2-2 draw against Edmonton Rangers Cobras.