Football

Bentwood eyes cup glory

By James Masters, November 1, 2011

Steve Bentwood has set his sights on cup success after his Manchester Maccabi 3rd side suffered their second league defeat of the season.

The reigning champions went down 3-1 at Oakhill on Sunday and are now ten points behind league leaders Haroldeans.

Maccabi’s form has been patchy in recent weeks with their humbling by Crumpsall sending shockwaves through the MJSL.

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Collins delighted for South's Stewart

By James Masters, November 1, 2011

South Manchester 2nd boss Neil Collins paid tribute to Gary Stewart after the goalkeeper returned from an horrific eye injury in Sunday’s win over Broughton.

Stewart came within millimetres of losing his sight after being caught by Haroldeans’ Adam Boyars during last month’s 4-1 defeat against the Merseysiders.

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Simons happy with second string

By James Masters, November 1, 2011

Manchester Maccabi 2nd claimed a battling point after recording a 2-2 draw against Mundo in their latest Manchester Accountants League Division One game.

Ben Annis marked his debut with a stunning 25-yard strike as Martin Simons’ men got a deserved reward for their performance.

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JC MSFL Top-Scorers - October 30

By Danny Caro, November 1, 2011

16 – Saul Conway (Shirley Park)

13 - Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B)

12 - Jamie Kent (Brixton)

10- Stefan Benfredj (Shirley Park), Ben Simons (Faithfold C)

9 - Glenn Michaels (Chigwell)

8 – Craig Sandford (Glenthorne B), Raph Noe (Hendon B)

7 - Edward Green (Bilbaum), Nicky Plotnek (Shirley Park), Doron Weinstein (Redbridge C), Dan Hildebrand (Faithfold B)

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Rosenberg salutes Maccabi heroes

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Tony Rosenberg hailed his Manchester Maccabi 1st battlers after they crashed out of the Manchester FA Sunday Cup in heartbreaking fashion.

A goal six minutes from time was enough to give Trafford FC of the Altrincham Sunday League Premier Division a place in the next round and kill off Maccabi’s hopes.

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Neasden sign Joseph

By Danny Caro, October 31, 2011

North West Neasden have signed Ben Joseph from Premier Division rivals London Maccabi Lions.

Managers Lee Cash and Darren Yarlett unveiled the midfielder - a signing that they believe "will send shockwaves throughout the league".

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Northern team of the week nominations

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Northern Team of the Week nominations:

Goalkeepers:
Serge Fagelman (Broughton)
Mike Hirshman (Republic of Mancunia 1st)

Defenders:
Toby Levy (South Manchester 1st)
Dylan Sidle (Republic of Mancunia 1st)
Nathan Ezair (South Manchester 2nd)
Jack Rowe (South Manchester 2nd)
Avi Rosenthal (Haroldeans)
Rafi Lewis (Manchester Maccabi 2nd)
David Seligman (Oakhill)
Jack Roache (Oakhill)

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JC Cyril Anekstein Cup Round 3 draw

By Danny Caro, October 31, 2011

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND THREE DRAW

Hendon United Sports Club A vs London Maccabi Lions B

Hendon United Sports Club B vs Glenthorne United B

Southgate Harmen A vs North London Raiders B

Chigwell Athletic vs Brady Maccabi A

North West Neasden A vs Brixton Old Boys A

North London Raiders A vs Catford & Bromley Maccabi

Faithfold A vs Redbridge JC A

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Selwyn proud of Maccabi

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Leeds Sunday Alliance Premier Division
Waggon Athletic 1
Leeds Maccabi 1st 0

Leeds Maccabi 1st boss Ian Selwyn paid tribute to his players after they took league leaders Waggon Athletic to the wire on Sunday.

Maccabi produced one of their most impressive performances of the season against the unbeaten table-toppers but somehow failed to take a deserved point from the contest.

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