Title tussle

January 5, 2012

Hapoel Kiryat Shmona maintained their six point lead at the top of Ligat Ha'Al after a goalless drawwith second placed Ashdod.

After 19 games out of 35, the northerners are seeking a first ever title. Kiryat Shmona was founded in 2000 and after gaining promotion in 2007, finished third the following season.


MJSL set for 2012

By James Masters, January 4, 2012

League leaders Haroldeans face reigning champions Manchester Maccabi 3rd in a mouthwatering clash in Liverpool as the MJSL returns to action.

The Merseysiders are six points clear at the top and have lost just once in the league this season, with that defeat coming against Steve Bentwood’s Maccabi side.


Seely 17 seal Juefa Cup win

By James Masters, January 4, 2012

Nottingham JSOC side Seely 17 claimed the Juefa Cup and a free trip to Israel after emerging triumphant from the 36-team tournament.

The Midlands team defeated Masa UK in the final with captain Jonny Shapiro scoring the only goal of the game.

Roie Spitzer, Marc Harris, Sam Johnstone, Daniel Perkins, Jonny Lawrence and Simon Lawrence all featured for Seely 17 along with skipper Shapiro.


JC MSFL Matchday 18 preview

By Danny Caro, January 4, 2012

With end-of-year celebrations behind us, the JC MSFL fraternity are gearing up for their first piece of action of 2012. No doubt, there will be some strikers who found some new shooting boots in their Chanucah stockings, while some keepers were hoping for some extra-stick gloves.


Depleted Lions start 2012 in style

January 3, 2012

Molten Spartan South Midlands League Division One

Welwyn Garden City 2 London Lions 4

London Lions produced a tremendous performance starting 2012 with a fantastic 4-2 win away at Welwyn Garden City.

Braces from defender Adam Myeroff and Sam Sloma capped a fine display in a match where the Lions defied the odds.


Danny Caro's 2011 Jewish sports oscars

By Danny Caro, December 30, 2011

It's been another busy year for professional and amateur Jewish sportsmen and women across the globe.

For many, the European Maccabi Games in Vienna was the highlight, while there were also some great performances in the world of Sunday morning football.

We've also seen some exceptional performances on the world stage, with a fair bit of silverware along the way.


MJSL a 'leading light'

By James Masters, December 29, 2011

The Manchester Jewish Soccer League has been hailed as a leading light of the Respect campaign by the Manchester Football Association.

Peter Roberts, the Referees Development Manager at the Manchester FA, recently attended a meeting with the MJSL council to discuss further innovations going into the scheme.


Brandon late show stuns Lions

By Danny Caro, December 29, 2011


Tony Gold, the London Lions manager, believes that a lack of fitness cost his troops a point as they succumbed to a late winner from Jamie Brandon in a pulsating contest against Hoddesdon Town.


Guttman appointed Israel manager

By Danny Caro, December 28, 2011

Eli Guttman has been confirmed as the new manager of Israel.

The former Hapoel Tel Aviv boss, 53, was the only candidate considered for the position.

He received unanimous backing from the 11-member IFA board, initially on a two-year deal. He will name an assistant by May.


Classy Colman puts England A on top

By Danny Caro, December 27, 2011

Hamilton Court FX Olim League
England A 1 England B 0

A 75th minute strike from Team GB star Motti Colman earned England A victory over England B in the Hamilton Court FX League.

The first competitive fixture between these two sides took place on Saturday night and proved to be a very tight affair.