Sweet 16's do the trick for London Maccabi Lions

By Danny Caro, May 2, 2012

Manchester Maccabi 1 London Maccabi Lions 4

Strikes from Jonny Daitz (2), Sammy Kingston and Jack Davis steered London Maccabi Lions to victory in the under-16 final as they beat Manchester Maccabi 4-1 to lift the John Rubens Cup at Salford FC.


Ice-cool HMH Wildcats win Under 14 cup

By Danny Caro, May 2, 2012

HMH Wildcats 0 MANCHESTER MACCABI 0 (HMH won 4-2 on penalties)

HMH Wildcats held their nerve to win the Harris Balcombe Under 14 cup after beating Manchester Maccabi on penalties.

There were no goals in a tense contest at Rowley Lane, and HMH showed an ice-cool temperament to win the shootout 4-2.


EMFT ends in disappointment for GB

May 2, 2012

Maccabi GB failed in their attempt to win a third consecutive European Maccabi Football Trophy after suffering three successive defeats in Marseille

Up against some quality foreign opposition, the team, managed by Phil Peters and Jamie Slavin, came away without any points but with heads held high.


HISHU targeting double glory

May 1, 2012

HISHU under-12's will look to clinch the double in the Excel League when they take on North West London Jets in the cup final on Sunday.

The team, co-managed by Paul Becker and Bobby Davila, recently secured its fourth league title in five years.

The championship was confirmed with a victory against Hampstead Harriers.


Peter Morrison Trophy final postponed

By Danny Caro, May 1, 2012

This season's Peter Morrison Trophy final was postponed due to torrential rain that left the pitch at the Harry Abrahams Stadium at Wingate & Finchley FC unplayable.

Referee Warwick Blake and Maccabi GB National Football committee chairman Laurence Thorne were pitchside around 8.30am - two hours before kick-off - for the pitch inspection.


Lions have shown great improvement, says Newman

By Danny Caro, May 1, 2012

London Maccabi Lions A returned to the top of the table after exacting revenge on former boss Eilon Kennet in their final game of the season at Rowley Lane.

Nick Goodman and Jonny Cutter registered for Lions in the 2-1 win against Redbridge Jewish Care at Rowley Lane. Victory takes them a point clear at the top, although Hendon have four games in hand.


JC MSFL Top-Scorers: April 29

By James Masters, April 30, 2012

30 - Craig Sandford (Glenthorne United B)

28 – Saul Conway (Shirley Park)

25 - Dan Hildebrand (Brady B - includes 7 for Faithfold)

24 - Jamie Kent (Brixton Old Boys - includes goals scored for Brixton B)

21 - Doron Weinstein (Redbridge Jewish Care C - includes one for B team), James Gold (LM Lions B)

20 - Assi Avital (UJIA)


Maccabi triumph in Feldman final

By James Masters, April 30, 2012

Harold Feldman Trophy Final
Manchester Maccabi 3rd 2
Oakhill Lions 0

Steve Bentwood heaped praise on his young guns after Manchester Maccabi 3rd denied Oakhill Lions a third consecutive Feldman Trophy triumph.

Jake Kelly scored twice in the first half at Salford FC as Bentwood’s boys overcame their opponents and the monsoon-like conditions to lift the cup.


Maccabi Masters review: April 29

By Jeremy Silverstone, April 30, 2012

South Mancs won the final match of the Maccabi Masters Division One league season with a thrilling 5-3 victory over Scrabble.

Three goals from Richard Reggel plus one apiece from Braham Hochenberg and Ben Kent sealed the win. Dan Ruckin (2) and Andy Miller replied for Scrabble.


Haroldeans in seventh heaven after title glory

By James Masters, April 30, 2012

Haroldeans boss Ivan Gee believes his side are primed to dominate the MJSL for years to come following their title triumph.

The Mereysiders thrashed Crumpsall 7-0 to secure the league crown after making it 16 victories from their 19 games.

Christian Cabral and Jamie Harris both scored twice, while Bobby Abrams, Ali Goldsmith and Josh Silverberg completed the rout.