Football

No Chelsea return for Grant

By Danny Caro, December 3, 2012

Chelsea today denied reports that former manager Avram Grant could return to the club in an advisory capacity.

Grant, 57, had been linked with a dramatic return to Stamford Bridge to help steady the ship after Rafa Benitez failed to win one of his first three matches in charge.

"There is no truth in reports that Avram Grant will be returning to the club," said a spokesman

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JC MSFL Top-Scorers: December 2

By Danny Caro, December 3, 2012

Ben Zloof is closing in on leader Jamie Kent after firing a stunning four-goal salvo from AC Mill Hill on Matchday 14 of the JC MSFL season.

OVERALL
24 - Jamie Kent (Shirley Park)

17 - Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)

16 – Jono Gaon (Tottenham Chutspah)

14 - Yishai Last (Hendon B), Adam Hersh (Los Blancos)

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Astaire-way to heaven

By Danny Caro, December 3, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION ONE
CAMDEN PARK 0 LONDON MACCABI LIONS B 2

Lions B maintained their excellent start to the season with an impressive 2-0 victory at promotion rivals in Wembley.

Nick Astaire and James Gold were the goal men for Jamie Kyte's men at the Ark Academy.

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Maccabi Masters review: December 2

By Jeremy Silverstone, December 2, 2012

A fantastic four-goal salvo from Gary Cohen inspired North London Raiders to a 7-0 demolition of South Mancs. Further strikes from Ashley Davidson (pen), Darren Cohen and Tony Plaskow completed the rout.

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4-1 scoreline flattered Redbridge, says Luria

By Danny Caro, December 2, 2012

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND TWO
CATFORD & BROMLEY MACCABI 1 REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE A 4

Catford & Bromley captain Adam Luria says he was proud of his team following the cup exit at the hands of 2011 JC Cyril Anekstein Cup winners Redbridge.

Luria believes the 4-1 scoreline did not give a fair reflection on a game in which they failed to capitalise on a number of chances.

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Astaire on fire as Lions B topple Camden

By Danny Caro, December 2, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION ONE
CAMDEN PARK 0 LONDON MACCABI LIONS B 2

Lions B maintained their excellent start to the season with an impressive 2-0 victory at promotion rivals in Wembley.

Nick Astaire and James Gold were the goal men for Jamie Kyte's men at the Ark Academy.

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Super Spitzer destroys Lions

By Danny Caro, December 2, 2012

JC MSFL PREMIER DIVISION
LONDON MACCABI LIONS A 2 FAITHFOLD A 5

Rocky Spitzer bagged a brace as table-toppers Faithfold blew the Lions away at Rowley Lane and move six points clear at the summit.

There was also a goal for Lions old boy MIke Pearson, Jonny Haik and Daryl Phillips as the Superhoops recorded a stunning win at Rowley Lane.

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MSFL TOTW nominations: December 2

By Danny Caro, December 2, 2012

Here are the nominations from Matchday 14 of the JC MSFL season.

GK - Jordan Davidson (Glenthorne Utd A), Dan Lee (Redbridge Jewish Care A)

DEFENDERS - Bradley Sharp (Brady A), Elliot Stern (Faithfold A), Matt Keston (NL Raiders B), Nick Astaire, Matt Green (both LM Lions B), Laurence Rosenthal (SPEC FC), Ollie Segal, Jon Toby (both FC Team A)

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JC MSFL Matchday 14 review

By Danny Caro, December 2, 2012

League leaders Faithfold A put in a five-star display against Lions A, while London Maccabi Lions B overcame Camden Park in Wembley in a programme ravaged by the weather. Danny Caro looks back on Matchday 14 of the JC MSFL.

JC MSFL MATCHDAY 14 HEADLINES
JC CAC – Super Stolerman does it again
Prem Div – Faithfold A hit high fives
Div 1 – Lions two good for Camden

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Warning: Pollock’s young guns can take the world by storm

By Danny Caro, November 30, 2012

It would be foolish to label Team GB favourites to win the Open football competition at the 19th Maccabiah Games at this stage, but I’m genuinely excited by David Pollock’s squad. There’s a strong nucleus of top-level Jewish footballers, with a nice blend of youth and experience. And there is a strong emphasis on the future too.

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