Grant: Write me off at your peril

By Simon Griver, January 19, 2012

As Avram Grant signed an 18-month deal to manage Serbian champions Partizan Belgrade, he pledged to return to the Premier League.

Grant, who has managed at Chelsea, West Ham and Portsmouth, said: "It is no secret that I still want to manage in England where I have been for the past five years.

"I love the place but the offers I received in England were not good enough and probably people rem


Bern returns to reignite Redbridge's title hopes

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

Daran Bern made a dramatic return to the JC MSFL to help defending champions Redbridge Jewish Care overcome leaders North West Neasden A.

Having left the club at the end of last season after inspiring them to a historic double, Bern joined Adam Bolle on the scoresheet in a 2-0 victory.

Bern, last season's Player of the Year, lined up in a strong starting XI that also featured Josh Kennet, th


Olim League review: January 14

January 18, 2012

A goal from star man Lolu Hibbert earned Jerusalem a 2-1 win over Ashdod in the Hamilton Court FX Olim League.

After a stormy weekend and still some uncertainty as to ‘whether’ the game would still be on, the air dried, (the pitch remained very wet), and left spectators with a cold winter night – perfect football conditions for Jerusalemites. It was game on!


JC MSFL Matchday 20 preview

By Danny Caro, January 18, 2012

There are four eye-catching fixtures in store on Matchday 20 of the JC MSFL season as Lions take on Neasden, Oakwood host Brixton, Glenthorne B welcome UJIA and Raiders C come up against SPEC FC. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action.



Danny Caro's Premier Division TOTW: January 15

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2012

1. Ben Law (Faithfold A)

2. Pete Lazard (London Maccabi Lions A)

3. Jacob Lew (London Maccabi Lions A)

4. Alex Taylor (Faithfold A)

5. James Frener (Faithfold A)

6. Adam Joselyn (North London Raiders A)

7. Yoav Kestenbaum (Hendon Utd SC A)

8. Oli Craig (London Maccabi Lions A)

9. Daran Bern ((Redbridge Jewish Care A)

10. Matt Stock (North London Raiders A)


Managers named for north vs east clash

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2012

Barnet FC’s Underhill will play host to the second North London versus East London charity match involving a host of Maccabi League players.

The May 20 fixture will see Richard Slater, Russell Brill and Sam Rosenthal in charge of the East squad.

Darren Yarlett, Lee Cash, Josh Rosenfeld will spearhead the North’s challenge.


Green bags another treble in seven-goal thriller

January 17, 2012

Norstar FC A 4 North West Neasden B 3

Norstar's good start to the season continued with a 4-3 victory over Neasden and it should have been far more comfortable than the scoreline suggests.


Danny Caro's MSFL Division 1 TOTW: January 15

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2012

1. Dan Beresford (NW Neasden B)

2. Josh Pistol (Norstar A)

3. Ilan Scorah (Oakwood)

4. Adam Levine (Oakwood)

5. Josh Rose (Oakwood)

6. Jonathan Peters (Norstar A)

7. Russell Yershon (Chigwell Athletic)

8. Daniel Castle (Chigwell Athletic)

9. Jonny Blain (NW Neasden B)

10. Jason Lindsay (Oakwood)

11. Josh Green (Norstar A)

Player: Adam Levine (Oakwood)


Danny Caro's Division 4 TOTW: January 15

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2012

1. Phil Small (Temple Fortune B)

2. Zach Margolin (Athletico Finchley)

3. Mark Martell (Jewventus)

4. Sam Marchant (Athletico Finchley)

5. Bobsie Cohen (Jewventus)

6. Gary Conway (Jewventus

7. Ashley Burns (SPEC FC)

8. Reiss Mogilner (Brady Maccabi B)

9. Ami Wynbourne (Jewventus)

10. Ben Hart (NL Raiders C)

11. Mike Gill (Jewventus)


Danny Caro's Team of the Week: January 15

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2012

1. PAUL SANDERS (Redbridge Jewish Care C) - see JC Player of the Week

2. JAMES FRENER (Faithfold A) - one of the best young defenders in the MSFL had another outstanding 90 minutes at Rowley Lane. He hardly put a foot wrong