Football

Cup kings Chigs finish with a flourish

By Danny Caro, March 19, 2009

Braces from Adam Hakimi, Steve Summers and Sam McCarthy eased Chigwell Athletic A into the third round of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup as they ended Glenthorne United B’s run with an 8-1 victory.

Hakimi’s opener was cancelled out by a long-range effort from David Blackman. Parity was restored as Summers found the net. The Premier Division high-flyers finished strongly with Hayden Smith and Dean Ben Yosef completing the job.

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Meir magic saves Reds

March 19, 2009

Alyth Belsize Reds goalkeeper Anthony Meir was the star of the show after helping his team reach the final of the Under 11 Maccabi Challenge Cup. He saved four penalties and scored one as the Reds beat Alyth Belsize Whites in a shootout after the semi-final finished 1-1 after extra time. Leo Ackerman’s first-half strike was cancelled out by Theo Abramson for the Reds.

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Leeds land MJSL with plenty to spare

March 19, 2009

Leeds JNF J-Uni were crowned champions of the Joan Collins Premier Division after the 5-0 demolition of Westdene Reserves saw them open a 19-point lead. Josh Rubin (2), Daniel Henig, Jonathan Green and Elliot Wallis did the damage.

Two goals from Yishai Last earned second-placed Oakhill Lions a 2-0 victory over Republic of Mancunia.

Crumpsall beat Westdene 1st 5-2 with goals from Uri Steinburg (2), Yossi Saunders, Zev Landsman and Gav Cohen.

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Alyth book final affair

March 19, 2009

AJY Goals from Joshua Dreyfruss (2) and Zac Rose booked Alyth Belsize Under 12s a place in the final of the Woody’s Cup at Redbridge FC after they beat HIS Hendon United 3-2.

A hat-trick from Harrison Grant plus one apiece from Nathan Sollosi and Saul Green saw Redbridge Jewish Care become the first side to beat

Under 14 leaders HIS Hendon United.

Noah Lachs (2), Zac Collins (2) and Simon Fox saw HMH share the points in a 10-goal thriller against second-placed Kenton Maccabi.

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Football arrest

March 19, 2009

A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged antisemitic incident at a Premier League football match.

Lawyer Stefano Lucatello, 47, was questioned by police in Hull, East Yorkshire, on suspicion of causing religiously aggravated harassment, alarm and distress. It is alleged he called a fan “Jew boy” during Hull City’s game with West Bromwich Albion at the KC Stadium on January 31. Mr Lucatello was released on police bail until a date in April.

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Reeves inspires Heath to win double

March 17, 2009

JC MSFL Div 2
Southgate Harmen vs FC Heath B 1-2/1-2

Playing in sunshine for the first time in what has seemed an eternity, FC Heath took all the points and all the plaudits in a fiercely contested double header at Ashmole school.

There have been too many doubters of the Mint Greens in recent times by those not seen the time and effort put in by the players and joint gaffers, Raymond 'Ramos' Bloom and Ben Kaye.

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Neasden and Manx claim a win apiece

By Andrew Pentol, March 17, 2009

JC MSFL Division One
Match 1: NW Neasden B 1 South Mancunians A 0
Match 2: NW Neasden B 1 South Mancunians A 2

It was honours even with one victory apiece in the JC Maccabi League Division 1 double header between table-topping South Mancunians A and North-West Neasden B who have seven games in hand on the leaders.

Each half was reduced to 30 minutes with one match was immediately followed by another at Bricket Wood Sports Centre on Sunday.

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Leeds win MJSL

March 17, 2009

Leeds JNF J-Uni were crowned champions Joan Collins Premier Division after the 5-0 demolition of Westdene Reserves saw them open a 19-point lead. Josh Rubin (2), Daniel Henig, Jonathan Green and Elliot Wallis did the damage.

Two goals from Yishai Last earned Oakhill Lions a 2-0 victory over Republic of Mancunia.

Crumpsall beat Westdene 1st 5-2 but soon after the final whistle, a spokesman said: “To say that Westdene had anger management issues would be an understatement.”

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Comeback kings Raiders continue to lead the way

By Jeremy Silverstone, March 17, 2009

Leaders North London Raiders remain top of Maccabi Masters Football League Division One following their 5-3 win over EDRS Stonegrove. Despite being behind for much of the game to goals from Phil Silver (2) and Malcolm Joseph, Raiders hit back with goals from Ashley Davidson (2), Kevin Lotzof, Daniel Mendoza and Dean Schulberg.

London Maccabi Lions A put themselves firmly in the Maccabi Masters League Division One title race picture with a 3-2 win over South Manx, with goals from Adam Lee (2) and Nathan Kosky. Nick Roman (pen) and Eric Elbaz scored for South Mancs.

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Depleted Lions cut up

March 17, 2009

HSCL Prem Div:
London Lions 1 Lemsford 2

Suspensions, injury and player unavailability is starting to take its toll on second-placed Lions as they lost 2-1 at home to Lemsford making it four defeats in their last six games.

With 7 first team regulars unavailable, manager Tony Gold was forced to make two loan signings on Friday night with Michael Sacks and Steve Summers joining, however the latter was forced to withdraw on Saturday morning due to illness.

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