Lions roar to win

By Craig Silver, September 23, 2008
JC MSFL Div 2: Red Sea 0 London Maccabi Lions C 3

A virtuoso performance by Scott Levy gave the Lions a victory in a game dominated for large parts by their impressive opponents who will surely feel hard done by not to have picked up at least a point.


Match report: Brady Maccabi v Whetstone Wanderers Jags

September 23, 2008

Watford Friendly League Under 12 Blue Division:
Brady Maccabi 3-3 Whetstone Wanderers Jags


Tigers on cloud nine

September 22, 2008

Sunday 21st September saw a scorcher of a double header feature Alyth Belsize Under 9's against Hendon Hawks Tigers at Mill Hill Park.

Match One - Hendon Hawks Tigers 9 Alyth Belsize 0

The first of the double header saw the crowd entertained by the fabulous football on display as the Hawks opened the scoring within minutes, after some excellent exchange of passes. David Amor slotted the ball beyond the Alyth keeper to put the Tigers one up.


Last denies Chigwell

By Craig Silver, September 22, 2008

Hendon United A 1-1 Chigwell Athletic A

A last gasp equaliser from super-sub Yishai Last earned Hendon United A a share of the spoils in a game between two teams hoping to push champions Neasden A all the way at Hadley FC.

Steve Summers, had earlier given Chigwell a first half lead, but the East Londoners were unable to hold out until the final whistle.


Lions top league with win over Wormley

By Danny Caro, September 22, 2008
Wormley Rovers 1

London Lions 3

London Lions went top of the Herts Senior County League Premier Division table with a battling 3-1 win over Wormley Rovers.

Manager Tony Gold named an unchanged side for the trip to Wormley following last week's empathic 10-0 win over Bovingdon, which meant skipper Rob Glass who was back from suspension could only manage a place on the Lions bench.


Hendon secure win over title favourites Neasden

By Richard Jaye, September 22, 2008

North West Neasden B 1 - 3 Hendon United B

A Ben Kon double helped Hendon secure maximum points against fellow title favourites Neasden B at Bricket Wood.

The visitors made a dream start, racing into a two-goal lead inside the opening eight minutes. Gav Noe put the Hendon after 270 seconds. Capitalising on a mistake from stand-in keeper Mark Cowan, he poked the ball home from 12 yards.

The lead was doubled five minutes later when Konn latched on to Martin Smulovitch's through ball to leave keeper Cowan stranded once again.


Brady Maccabi overcome Faithfold with a late winner

By Jeremy Silverstone, September 22, 2008

Masters defending champions Brady Maccabi A needed a late winner to overcome Faithfold 3-2 in Division One. Jonathan Cohen, Laurence Beck and Marc Herman were on target for Brady. Faithfold's goals came via a penalty from Russell Rich and one from Adam Barton.

Late strikes from Philip Lewis and Tony Gold helped London Maccabi Lions A past EDRS Stonegrove.

North London Raiders experienced their first victory in Masters football with a 2-1 win over South Mancunians. Ashley Davidson bagged a brace for the Raiders. Mark Powell replied for Mancs.


Hawks are flying high

September 19, 2008

The opening weekend of the Maccabi Primary League season saw 26 goals scored in three matches. Among them was Eli Apfel who hit four as Hendon Hawks beat Redbridge YJC 4-3 in the Under 11 Division.

HIS Hendon United A Blue struck double figures beating Alyth Belsize B Reds 5-3 and 10-1 in a double header. Kovi Rubenstein helped himself to four of the goals with Chaim Korman chipping in with a hat-trick. Isaac Gryn scored hit three as Alyth Belsize A White beat HMH 5-3.


Three stars for Hilton

September 19, 2008

Jack Hilton hit a hat-trick as Hendon Inter Schools Under 17s beat HMH 5-2 on the opening day of the AJY season. Four goals from Liam Davis helped Paul Silver's new Redbridge Under 12 side beat Brady Maccabi 7-2 in the Under 14 Division. Brady White and Brady Red shared the points in an Under 10 double-header. Eli Leader put the reds ahead only for Max Humphrey to level. The second match finished goalless.


Israel faces Italian test

By Simon Griver, September 19, 2008

Israel's Under 21 team will take on five-time winners Italy in the playoffs for the Euro 2009 Under 21 Championship finals in Sweden.

They travel to Rome on October 11 with the return leg at Tel Aviv's Bloomfield Stadium on October 15.
Fourteen teams have reached the playoffs with the seven winners joining the hosts in the finals next June.
"Italy is one of the most difficult draws," said the Under 21 manager Motti Iwanir. "But it is possible to beat them."