Football

Vintage Weinberg puts Brixton in charge

By Danny Caro, April 2, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION ONE
Norstar A 2 Brixton Old Boys A 3

A late winner from Ben Weinberg put Brixton in pole position to clinch the runners-up spot after they claimed an impressive win over second-place Norstar at the Ark Academy.

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Ice-cool South Manchester reach cup quarter-finals

April 2, 2012

ACCOUNTANTS LEAGUE CUP
Saints 2 South Manchester Sports 1st 2
(South won 4-2 on penalties)

South Manchester Sports marched into the quarter-finals of the Accountants League Cup with a nail-biting penalty shootout victory overs Saints.

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Maccabi Masters review: April 1

By Jeremy Silverstone, April 2, 2012

The 2012 Henry Swerner Maccabi Masters Cup Final – to be held at Wingate & Finchley FC on April 29 – will be contested between Brady A and Glenthorne A, after their respective semi-final wins over London Maccabi Lions and South Mancs.

Brady beat Lions 3-1 win with goals from Mark Wagman, Laurence Myers and Nick Collins. Laurence Leigh claimed a consolation for the Lions.

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Glenthorne's doubles dreams crushed by Neasden

By Danny Caro, April 1, 2012

JC BARRY GOLDSTEIN TROPHY SEMI-FINAL
Glenthorne United A 1 North West Neasden C 2

Oli Joseph and Benjy Gourgey were the goal men as Neasden C edged past Division Three champions Glenthorne B to set up a final against UJIA at Wingate & Finchley on April 22.

Top-scorer and joint-player-manager Craig Sandford netted for Glenthorne.

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Teacher takes UJIA back to Wingate

By Danny Caro, April 1, 2012

JC BARRY GOLDSTEIN TROPHY SEMI-FINAL
UJIA 1 Blizzard Storm 0

Jeremy Teacher was the matchwinner as UJIA booked their place in their second consecutive BGT final following a hard fought win over Division Three rivals Blizzard Storm at Chase Lodge.

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JC MSFL Matchday 30 review

By Danny Caro, April 1, 2012

UJIA will meet Neasden C in this season's Barry Goldstein Trophy final after winning their respective semi-finals, while in the league, Lions A's winning run was halted by Redbridge. Hendon A edged closer to the title while Lions B beat newly-crowned Division Two champions Hendon B. Elsewhere, Shirley Park clinched promotion from Division Three. Danny Caro looks back on all the action.

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Republic’s magnificent 7 strike gold

By James Masters, March 30, 2012

Republic of Mancunia 2nd manager Paul Levy paid tribute to his players after they lifted the Mike Samberg Israel seven-a-side trophy.

Levy’s side defeated Hyde Park Rovers 3-2 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in the final.
Daniel Klapisch kept his nerve to score the winning penalty, while keeper Dan Caplin was the hero after pulling off a number of stunning saves.

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Klinger’s invitation has been a long time coming

By Danny Caro, March 30, 2012

It's great to hear that there will be a Jewish player in the County Championship this season, well at least for the first few weeks.

Michael Klinger’s involvement is long overdue as he has been doing great things Down Under for the past few seasons.

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Cup hat-trick for Wingate & Finchley

By Paul Lerman, March 30, 2012

David Smouha was one of the scorers as Wingate & Finchley Under 18s won the AFA Cup following a thrilling 3-2 extra-time victory over Valley Park Rangers.

Smouha, who also had a goal disallowed, capped a brilliant solo effort by sending a rasping drive in off the post to make it 2-0.

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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.

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