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


JC MSFL Top-Scorers - October 9

By Danny Caro, October 11, 2011

Goal-poachers Saul Conway and Terry Jeffries continue to lead the way after doubles on Matchday 6 of the JC MSFL.

JC MSFL TOP-SCORERS (includes league and JC Cyril Anekstein Cup only)

11 – Saul Conway (Shirley Park), Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B)

9 - Jamie Kent (Brixton)

8 – Glenn Michaels (Chigwell)


Oaks ready for Rovers return

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Zack Gothelf has vowed to put his friendship with Hyde Park Rovers boss David Domb on hold when Oakhill face their Yorkshire rivals in Manchester on Wednesday.

The Lions manager revealed he and Domb have been good friends for the past five years and are regularly in contact over their side’s MJSL progress.


Gothelf: We can KO Morrison holders

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Zack Gothelf has set his sights on claiming the prize scalp of Peter Morrison Trophy holders Manchester Maccabi 1st after claiming: “We can do it.”

The Oakhill boss is confident his men can pull off a stunning shock and dump Maccabi 1st out in the opening round of the competition.