Football

Furman: Bring on the giants

By James Masters, November 17, 2011

Dean Furman has set his sights on a mouth-watering showdown with a Premier League giant after firing Oldham Athletic into the second round of the FA Cup.

The Latics captain was on target as his side beat Burton Albion 3-1 at Boundary Park to set up a home clash with either Preston North End or Southend United.

Midfielder Furman is now hoping to guide Oldham into the third round where the lik

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FA working to tackle football race hatred

By Marcus Dysch, November 17, 2011

The Football Association has admitted there is still more work to be done to tackle antisemitic abuse at all levels of the game.

Sue Law, the FA's Head of Equality, said significant improvements had been made in the past 18 months to educate and train match-day stewards, use CCTV to identify offenders, and to assist information-gathering and reporting.

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Virgil Levy on racism in football

November 17, 2011

Maccabi League footballer Virgil Levy was on the receiving end of racial abuse a couple of years ago. Here is his take on Sepp Blatter's comments.

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Jewish football reacts to Sepp Blatter's comments

By Danny Caro, November 17, 2011

Representatives from the world of Jewish football have their say following the controversial comments on racism made by FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

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Olim League review: November 13

November 15, 2011

Jaffa 1 England FC 1
This was somewhat of a charity shield affair, as last season's league winners England faced last season's cup winners Jaffa, in the derby that never disappoints when it comes to entertainment. As always there were a few flying challenges and handbags as both sides battled out theis bitter rivalry.

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Gothelf wants cup treble

By James Masters, November 15, 2011

Zack Gothelf has urged his Oakhill Lions to make history and become the first side in MJSL history to win the Harold Feldman Trophy three years in a row.

Oakhill moved up to second in the league table following last weekend’s 6-3 thrashing of Broughton and have lost just once all season.

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: November 11

By Danny Caro, November 15, 2011

LEE FEGAN (Temple Fortune A) - the team’s 4th choice stopper “played like he's always been a keeper”. Made one brilliant save in open play and capped a memorable performance with two crucial penalty saves to take his team through in the Morrison

ADAM GRAHAM (Norstar A) - “playing out of position but made several important challenges and looked comfortable throughout”

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Pinner two good for Alexander Park South

November 15, 2011

Watford Friendly League Under 9 Green Division
Pinner JFC 2 Alexander Park South 0

Pinner JFC overcame title rivals Alexander Park South in a first versus second clash in the WFL Green Division.

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Northern team of the week: November 13

By James Masters, November 15, 2011

Here is my team of the week for November 13.

1. Simon Falk (Hyde Park Rovers)

2. Darren Brewer (South Manchester SC 2nd)

3. Ben Brownson (Manchester Maccabi 2nd)

4. Steven Berke (Leeds Maccabi 1st)

5. Dan Ross (Leeds Maccabi 1st)

6. Ben Roback (Hyde Park Rovers) STAR MAN

7. Marc Woolfe (Oakhill)

8. Howard Moss (Leeds Maccabi 2nd)

9. Alex Nadler (Broughton)

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Jackson quits Rovers for South

By James Masters, November 14, 2011

Hyde Park captain Adam Jackson has quit the Leeds side to sign for South Manchester Sports Club.

The highly-rated defender made his South debut as a 70th minute substitute during the 5-3 Peter Morrison Trophy win over Leeds Maccabi 2nd.

Jackson, who has played for South and Manchester Maccabi in the past, had been one of Hyde Park’s most important players in recent months.

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