JC MSFL Team of the Week: the contenders - Dec 18

By Danny Caro, December 18, 2011

GK - Michael Perkin (NW Neasden C), Ilan Ben-Zion (Southgate Harmen B)

Defenders - Jon Swead, Russell Brill, Lee Hyams, Alex Norman (all Chigwell Athletic), Sam Franks (Brixton A), Adam Levene (NW Neasden A), Jonny Meltzer, Matthew Posner (both Brady B), Jake Gottlieb (NW Neasden A), Doug Berlin (SPEC FC)


Hapoel bow out on a high

By Danny Caro, December 16, 2011

Israel’s involvement in this season’s Europa League ended on a high as Hapoel Tel Aviv beat Legia Warsaw 2-0.

A goal in each half from Salim Toama and Avihay Yadin saw Hapoel run out worthy winners in a game missed by manager Dror Kashtan, due to a family bereavement.

The win saw Hapoel finish third in Group C, two points behind Legia.


Hendon will bounce back from this hammer blow, says Garbacz

By Danny Caro, December 15, 2011

David Garbacz, the manager of Hendon United Sports Club A, was left scratching his head after his team saw their quadruple hopes crushed in a 7-1 defeat by Lapton FC in the London FA Sunday Intermediate Cup.

A strike from Danny Kon proved little more than consolation as the JC MSFL table-toppers were beaten for only the second time this season.


Lions exit Herts Cup

December 15, 2011

Tony Gold, the manager of London Lions, was proud of his team as the holders bowed out of the Herts Centenary Cup at the quarter-final stage, going down 3-2 at London Colney.

The Lions dominated possession in a game they came from behind to lead 2-1 before Colney hit back late on.

Good work from Dean Nyman and Matt Stock set up Andy Glynne for the equaliser.


Brady boys in top gear

December 15, 2011

Strikes from Jonathan Cohen, David Rose, Laurence Myers and Mark Wagman took league leaders Brady Maccabi A seven points clear following a 4-2 victory over Faithfold in Division One.

Joel Nathan and Clive Nathan replied.

North London Raiders consolidated in second place with Ashley Davidson (2) and Serge Cowan on target in a 3-1 success over Scrabble.


Domb states his case for the defence

December 15, 2011

Hyde Park boss David Domb has warned his players they must cut out their defensive errors following an almighty scare against Leeds Maccabi 3rd.

Domb's men led 4-0 before 10 minutes of madness allowed Maccabi to score three times without reply.

Rovers hit back with Oli Grant completing his hat-trick to seal the win 6-3, but Domb was far from happy.

"I really did have my heart in my mouth


Nothing to lose

By Danny Caro, December 15, 2011

Simon Corney, the chairman of League One club Oldham Athletic, is relishing the prospect of taking on boyhood heroes Liverpool at Anfield in the FA Cup next month.


Haifa crash out of Europa League

By Danny Caro, December 14, 2011

Maccabi Haifa crashed out of the Europa League after going down 3-0 at home to Schalke in their final match in Group J.

Needing a win to guarantee qualification into the round of 32, Yaniv Katan, the former West Ham striker, had a penalty saved with the Israelis trailing by a goal and their fate was settled with Steua Bucharest beat Larnaca 3-1 to pip them to second place.


JC MSFL Matchday 15 preview

By Danny Caro, December 14, 2011

As players up and down the JC MSFL prepare for a two-week Chanukah break, Danny Caro gives his thoughts on the final round of action in 2011.





Danny Caro's Division 3 TOTW: Dec 11

By Danny Caro, December 13, 2011

1. Will Martyn (Hendon United Sports Club C)

2. Ian Bean (Shirley Park)

3. Jeremy Leigh (UJIA)

4. Dan Vandermolen (Blizzard Storm)

5. James Stanton (Faithfold C)

6. Matt West (Team JLGB)

7. James Rubin (Glenthorne United B)

8. Andy Levy (Glenthorne United B)

9. Fabio Revieccio (Glenthorne United B)

10. Assi Avital (UJIA)

11. Gideon Gold (Shirley Park)