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Northern Football round-up: March 17

By James Masters, March 18, 2013

Bobby Abrams kept South Manchester Sports Club 1st title hopes alive with a dramatic second half strike.

Abrams got the only goal of the game with 15 minutes remaining as South saw off rivals Miam Miam in a tussle between the top two in Manchester Accountants League.

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JC MSFL Top-Scorers: March 17

By Danny Caro, March 17, 2013

Jamie Kent continues to lead the way at the top of the JC MSFL leaderboard after Matchday 27 of the season.

OVERALL
34 - Jamie Kent (Shirley Park)

32 - Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)

24 - Jono Gaon (Tottenham Chutspah)

19 - Reiss Mogilner (Brady B), Alex Elf (Hendon Utd SC C)

18 - Lee Cash (LM Lions A - 10 for Neasden A), Adam Hersh (Los Blancos)

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Ufland inspires Norstar C to fifth win

March 17, 2013

JC MSFL DIVISION THREE
BOCA JEWNIORS 1 NORSTAR C 3

Will Ufland smashed home a hat-trick to inspire Norstar C to their fifth win of the season at the expense of wooden spoon favourites Boca at the North West Arena.

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Lions tear up Faithfold's treble dreams

By Danny Caro, March 17, 2013

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP SEMI-FINAL
LONDON MACCABI LIONS A 3 FAITHFOLD A 2

London Maccabi Lions A reached the JC League Cup final after crushing Faithfold's treble hopes in a thrilling encounter at Rowley Lane.

Both teams were without some of their regular players, but Lions kept their heads in front from start to finish.

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MSFL Team of the Week: the contenders - Mar 17

By Danny Caro, March 17, 2013

Here are the nominations from Matchday 27 of the JC MSFL season.

GK - Dave Grossman (FC Team A), Ricky Zeiderman (Boca Jewniors)

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Bernstein keeps Shirley in check

By Danny Caro, March 17, 2013

JC MSFL DIVISION ONE
GLENTHORNE UNITED A 2 SHIRLEY PARK 2

Adam Bernstein scored the goal of the game as the top-of-the-table clash finished all square as leaders Shirley Park drew with title rivals Glenthorne A.

Bernstein cracked home a stunning 25-yard strike and a penalty from top-scorer Craig Sandford earned Glenthorne a point.

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JC MSFL Matchday 27 review

By Danny Caro, March 17, 2013

London Maccabi Lions A and Redbridge Jewish Care A will meet in the final of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup at Wingate & Finchley after coming through their respective semi-finals, while the top-of-the-table clash in Division One finished honours even. Danny Caro reflects on Matchday 27 of the JC MSFL season.

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JC MSFL rumour mill: March 15

By Danny Caro, March 15, 2013

Here's the latest gossip from the JC MSFL changing rooms.

A consortium, believed to be from Herzliya, are lining up an audacious bid to take over Jewventus.

Vic Librae is at the centre of a club-versus-club tug-of-war. It appears neither Oakwood A or Oakwood B want the player who has done well to avoid getting splinters on the bench in recent weeks …

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Benayoun returns to Israel squad

By Danny Caro, March 15, 2013

Israel manager Eli Guttman has named Yossi Benayoun in his squad for the crucial World Cup qualifying double-headers against Portugal and Northern Ireland later this month.

There were fears the Chelsea midfielder would miss out due to his lack of first-team action at Stamford Bridge.

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Furman joins Doncaster on loan

By Danny Caro, March 15, 2013

Doncasters Rovers manager Brian Flynn says he is delighted after signing Dean Furman on loan until the end of the season.

The Oldham Athletic midfielder was one of the stars at the recent Africa Cup of Nations in a tournament where he made his competitive debut for South Africa.

Flynn said: "He's the right quality and the right type of player for us.

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