Israel finish third in Euro qualifying group

By Danny Caro, October 12, 2011

Israel ended a disappointing Euro 2012 qualifying on a high with victory in Malta.

A goal in each half from Lior Refaelov and Rami Gershon saw Luis Fernandez finish third in Group F.

Refaelov opened the scoring after 11 minutes with a sweet half volley following good work from Taleb Twatha.


Blackston: MJSL better than ever

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Republic of Mancunia 1st boss Les Blackston believes the MJSL is better than ever after witnessing a revival in northern Jewish football.

Blackston, whose side are eight points off leaders Haroldeans, is adamant the quality of the younger players in the league has had a huge impact on the entire competition.


We must do better, says Ullmann

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Alex Ullmann has urged his Leeds side to bounce back following their nightmare derby defeat by Hyde Park.

Having held reigning champions Manchester Maccabi 3rd to a creditable 1-1 draw a fortnight ago, Leeds produced a dismal display and were smashed for six as Rovers ran riot.


Sunday is payback time, says Sporting boss Sharpe

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Sporting JLGB boss Gavin Sharpe has challenged his players to come out fighting after a lacklustre display against struggling Crumpsall.

Despite sneaking a 3-2 victory, Sharpe was unimpressed with his team’s performance and was left seething at aspects of the performance.


JC MSFL Matchday 7 preview

By Danny Caro, October 11, 2011

There are no less than four derbies on Matchday Seven of the JC MSFL Season as the Peter Morrison Trophy gets under way. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the big match action.




The kids will do us proud, says Bentwood

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Steve Bentwood is ready to unleash his kids on Crumpsall after revealing his golden oldies have all been ruled out of Sunday’s MJSL clash.

Sheldon Lee, Marc Magid and Mark Sheldon will also miss the game at Brooklands, while Kyle Bentwood has returned to London following a cameo appearance last weekend.


Levy: It's win or bust on super Sunday

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Republic of Mancunia 2nd boss Paul Levy is expecting a titanic tussle with league leaders Haroldeans on Sunday.

Levy is back in the routine after jetting home from a romantic honeymoon in Spain and is now plotting to inflict a first defeat of the season on the Merseysiders.


City limits

October 11, 2011

Europe League: Maccabi Tel Aviv have received a 2,000 ticket allocation for next week's Europa League match against Stoke City.

Maccabi are hoping that hundreds of fans will travel to the Britannia Stadium as the October 20 match falls during the Succot holidays.

Only 12 fans travelled to Istanbul for Maccabi's match against Besiktas last month at the height of Israel's diplomatic crisis wit


Gary's great escape

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Gary Stewart says he was left shocked and stunned after coming within millimetres of losing his sight.

The South Manchester 2nd goalkeeper suffered a horrific facial injury after being kicked just above his left eye during the 4-1 defeat by Haroldeans.


Northern Team of the Week - October 9

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Connor Rabbet (South Manchester 1st)

Johnny Lewis (Republic of Mancunia 1st)

Loz Newman (South Manchester 1st)

Kyle Bentwood (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)

Samuel Fulda (Broughton JWAM)

Marc Parry (South Manchester 1st)

Jake Bentwood (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)

Adam Green (Manchester Maccabi 1st)

Frenchie Freedman (Crumpsall)

Jonny Quinn (Manchester Maccabi 1st) STAR MAN