Football

MSFL Matchday 8: What they said

By Danny Caro, October 26, 2012

There were some cracking quotes on Matchday 8 of the JC MSFL season. Here is the pick of the bunch.

“Hendon are a great side but today was all about us.”
Proud FC Team A boss Mitch Young on the 3-0 demolition of champions Hendon

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“They are a good side but our quality came out on top in the end."

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Israeli clubs defeated in Europa League

By Danny Caro, October 26, 2012

It was a bad night for Israeli clubs with both Hapoel Tel Aviv and Hapoel Kiryat Shmona suffering defeat in the latest round of Europa League matches.

It was a night to forget for the majority of the 12,000 fans at Bloomfield Stadium as Tel Aviv were beaten 2-1 by FC Viktoria Plzen in a game they finished with 10 men.

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Powar: Israeli football fans in a different league to Serbia

By Simon Griver, October 26, 2012

With the line-up for next year’s European under-21 finals confirmed, Piara Powar has given his backing for Israel to host a successful competition.

Powar, director of FARE, is confident there will be no repeat of the ugly scenes that marred England’s recent match in Serbia where Danny Rose was racially abused before being sent off in a match that sealed England’s qualification.

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Foolish actions have hurt the club for whom discipline is key

By Danny Caro, October 26, 2012

The warning signs have been there for many a week now, but despite the best efforts of club chairman Nigel Kyte, the disciplinary problems at Temple Fortune A came to a head in a big way last weekend.

Three red cards in one match is no way for what is now the league’s longest-serving club to carry on.

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Hemed put on red alert

By Simon Griver, October 26, 2012

Real Mallorca striker Tomer Hemed believes he is under Liverpool’s radar as the Reds look to strengthen their front line in January.

The Israeli marksman boosted his chances of a big money move when he scored in the 3-2 defeat against Sevilla.

He has scored six goals in La Liga this season – only Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Radamel Falcao have scored more goals in Spain.

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Antisemitic jibe spurred us on to win, says Berke

By Danny Caro, October 26, 2012

Leeds Maccabi captain Steven Berke has described how his team used an antisemitic remark to spur them on to victory.

Words were exchanged following a challenge in the Leeds & District Cup tie before a player from opponents Water Into Beer is alleged to have called Berke "a dirty Jew".

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Fortune chairman angered by three red cards

By Danny Caro, October 26, 2012

Temple Fortune chairman Nigel Kyte says he feels ashamed and angry after the club’s A-team’s disciplinary problems escalated when three players were sent off during a fiery encounter against Shirley Park.

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Benayoun will get his chance now, says Sam

By James Masters, October 25, 2012

Yossi Benayoun has been backed to go from strength to strength after breaking into the West Ham side.

The Israel international, who was axed by national coach Eli Guttman for the recent World Cup qualifiers against Luxembourg, had been left fearing the worst after failing to make the breakthrough into the first-team following his loan move from Chelsea.

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JC MSFL Matchday 9 preview

By Danny Caro, October 24, 2012

The first round of the Peter Morrison Trophy takes centre stage this week with no less than 11 ties taking place. There's also one match in the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup plus some mouth-watering contests in the JC MSFL. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action.

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DC REMINDER: THE CLOCKS GO BACK ON SATURDAY NIGHT

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My Lions showed no appetite, says Gold

By Danny Caro, October 23, 2012

HERTS FA CENTENARY SENIOR TROPHY
LONDON LIONS 2 BALDOCK TOWN 2
AET (Baldock won 7-6 on penalties)

London Lions experienced the heartbreak of losing on penalties as they tumbled out of the Herts FA Centenary Senior Trophy following a well-contested battle against Baldock Town.

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