Manchester Maccabi leave it late

By James Masters, March 5, 2012

Tameside League Division Two
Tameside United 2
Manchester Maccabi 3

Adam Stevens scored a dramatic late winner as Manchester Maccabi claimed a memorable last-gasp victory at Tameside United.

United were reduced to nine-men in a rousing finale, which was rounded off with Stevens heading home from close-range after his penalty had been saved by the goalkeeper.


Fantastic Fortune B claim first Goldstein cup win

By Danny Caro, March 5, 2012

Temple Fortune B 3 Jewventus 1

A double from Joey Glynne and one from top-scorer and player-manager Terry Jeffries helped Temple Fortune B keep alive their hopes of progressing in the Barry Goldstein trophy with a gutsy 3-1 victory over Jewventus at a soggy Chase Lodge.


MJSL round-up: March 4

By James Masters, March 5, 2012

Jake Berger struck a dramatic winner as Manchester Maccabi 3rd condemned league leaders Haroldeans to a rare defeat.

Haroldeans have now lost three times in a row to Maccabi, but Ivan Gee’s side remain
five points clear at the summit with a game in hand.

Elsewhere, South Manchester SC 2nd saw off Crumpsall 5-2 to move into fourth place in the MJSl.


Maccabi Masters review: March 4

By Jeremy Silverstone, March 5, 2012

Glenthorne B came from behind to progress at the expense of Glenthorne C in the Nathan Horwitz MMFL Division 2 Cup, thanks to two goals from Gary Adams.

Early on an upset looked on the cards when Howard Wallis gave the C-team a shock lead


JC MSFL Team of the Week: the contenders - Mar 4

By Danny Caro, March 4, 2012

GK - Gideon Gold (Shirley Park), Rob Levene (Team JLGB), Jerome Colmans (Brady B)

Defenders - Aryeh Goldring (Hendon B), Rich Caplin, Scott Kay (both Redbridge B), Adam Field (Temple Fortune B), Adam Hakimi (Redbridge JC A), Ollie Leslie (LM Lions A), Dan Grossman (NL Raiders B), Jonny Bunt (Norstar B), Leor Harel (Faithfold B)


Big Ben gets Athletico off the mark

March 4, 2012

Athletico Finchley 2 Los Blancos 2

Athletico and Blancos got off the mark in the Barry Goldstein Trophy after a thrilling contest in which Blancos led twice but could not hold inspired opponents.

Thundering rain and two talented sides was always going to provide an exciting match up. But no-one would have predicted the make up of this fixture.


Depleted Lions slip up late on

March 4, 2012

Bedford 2 London Lions 1

A threadbare Lions team failed to build on their recent six-game unbeaten run, losing a close game away from home at Bedford by a 2-1 scoreline.


JC MSFL Matchday 26 review

By Danny Caro, March 4, 2012

Oakwood thumped title rivals Chigwell Athletic to seal promotion in Division One, while Brixton Old Boys A maintained their winning ways with a thumping 9-1 win over struggling Southgate Harmen B. London Maccabi Lions A went top in the Premier Division, while Raiders B beat Faithfold A for the third time this season. Danny Caro looks back on the latest round of league and cup action.


A new dawn for Wingate & Finchley

By Paul Lerman, March 2, 2012

Staines Town Reserves 3 Wingate & Finchley Reserves 1

Wingate & Finchley unleashed all of their centre of excellence youth players to represent the club in the adult Capital League in a tough fixture away at Staines Town.
The team included seven of their Jewish youth players aged 16 to 18 to dawn a new era for the club and for Jewish football.


Top teams need stronger refs, says Oaks boss

By Danny Caro, March 1, 2012

Oakwood manager Ric Blank believes that the Maccabi League should review how it assigns referees to matches after the Division One leaders came through a fiery affair against Redbridge Jewish Care B.

Blank was outraged by the performance of Michael Cohen who sent off two Redbridge players, Scott Kay and Jamie Cooper, in a match Oakwood won 2-1.

The Oakwood boss believes that both red cards,