Football

Maynard is the one to watch, says Gothelf

By James Masters, October 17, 2011

Zack Gothelf has warned Hyde Park Rovers to expect a titanic tussle in part two of the epic student derby encounter.

The MJSL rivals were involved in a pulsating 2-2 draw last Wednesday and will go head-to-head once again at Frederick Road just seven days after their last meeting.

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Yaffe is a class act, says Collins

By James Masters, October 17, 2011

Marc Yaffe marked his return to action in style by firing a hat-trick as South Manchester 2nd came from behind to defeat Leeds Maccabi 3rd.

The striker, who has been out injured since May, recently completed 30 minutes for the first team before completing the full 90 for Neil Collins’ side on Sunday.

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Faltering Leeds 2nd slip up again

By James Masters, October 17, 2011

Leeds Sunday Alliance Division One
Porto FC 5 Leeds Maccabi 2nd 3

Leeds Maccabi 2nd succumbed to yet another painful defeat as they threw away a golden opportunity to break their duck in the Sunday Alliance Division One.

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Red-hot Haroldeans will be rewarded, says Gee

By James Masters, October 17, 2011

Ivan Gee is ready to spice things up at Haroldeans after revealing he will treat his stars to curry and a pint after their stunning start to the season.

The Mersysiders have won all seven of their league games this term and sit seven points top of the MJSL after defeating Republic of Mancunia 2nd 5-0 on Sunday.

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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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