Moss’s learning curve

By Craig Silver, October 2, 2008

Rising star Alex Moss is making a name for himself at Watford. Moss was spotted whilst he was playing for Woodside Park in the AJY.

An avid Manchester United fan, the midfielder joined Watford two years ago and was selected to join the club's new Harefield academy. The academy is run like a normal school but provides training sessions three times more then any other club in the country. One of the classes sees Moss take part in ballet lessons to improve flexibility and subtleness.


Gaydamak confusion goes on

By Simon Griver, October 2, 2008

 The gradual demise of the Gaydamak family empire, together Portsmouth's announcement that their owner would listen to the "right offer" to sell following reports about the club's mounting losses, may be seen to add weight to claims that the club is, in fact, owned by Arkady Gaydamak and not his son, Alexandre.


Formidable Lions stay top

September 29, 2008

HSCL Prem Div: London Lions 4 Baldock Town 1

Scintillating is the best way to sum up Lions 4-1 win over newly promoted Division one Champions Baldock Town at Rowley Lane.

In what could arguably be their best performance of the season so far, the football played was easy on the eye and a joy to watch and highlighted just how potentially good this side could become.


Norstar put in a five star performance

September 29, 2008
UJS Norstar 5

Kenningwell United 2

Norstar defied their reputation as a 'first-half' team by putting in a five-star performance against London & Kent Border Inter One outfit Kenningwell FC on a sun-drenched morning at Hatch End.


Dan Geey's up the Oaks

September 29, 2008
JC MSFL Division One

Hendon Utd B 2 Oakwood EDRS 3

Playing his first game of the season, Dan Geey returned to the Oakwood side to provide the inspiration for a dramatic win at Hendon's Barnet Copthall. Driving the side on with power, determination and sheer grit, Geey set about overturning a 2-0 deficit and urging the Oaks onto a first and crucial victory.


Bloom keeps Neasden in pole position

By Craig Silver, September 29, 2008

North West Neasden C 2
North London Raiders B 2

A brace from Steve Bloom helped North West Neasden C come from behind twice as they earned a draw against title rivals North London Raiders B in a fierce Division Two battle at Bricket Wood.

The rivalry between the teams, who finished first and second in Division Three last season, was as fierce as ever. Having pipped Neasden to the title in May, Raiders went into the game with a psychological edge but it was match that was going to be hard to find a winner.


Two go through as Maccabi boys fly flag

By Craig Silver, September 26, 2008

Two Maccabi League teams have reached the third round of the London FA Sunday Intermediate Cup.

Montana Boca United A won their debut match in the competition with Trevor Henen (2) and Gary Cohen on target in a 3-1 victory. Joint-manager Elan Ovits said: "We stepped up a gear in the second half, beating a formidable opposition with three very well taken goals."

They meet Clapton Rangers or Shoots & Leaves in round three.

Michael Fields and Paul Lenchner steered Faithfold A past Cool Oak Rangers in a 2-1 win.


Kosky heroics can't stop Neasden

September 23, 2008

JC MSFL Prem Div: LM Lions B 0 NW Neasden A 5

Defending champions Neasden A flexed their muscles with an emphatic victory at Rowley Lane.

Playing on the fantastic surface of the main pitch in beautiful footballing conditions, the home side started in a determined, dogged fashion, closing the opposition down quickly and denying Neasden time to settle.


Silver turns Raiders Performance to Gold

September 23, 2008

North London Raiders B opened up their division two campaign with a comprehensive 6-1 victory over FC Heath at their new home ground of Croxdale Road. Two - One up at the interval through goals from debutant Gerard and new captain Sherman, Raiders went up a gear in the second half with a hat-trick from Silver and a late strike from Freed cementing a solid opening victory for Richman's men.


Shooter is a bit of all white

September 23, 2008

MPL U11s: HIS White B vs Alyth B

Sunday saw a scorcher of a day and a scorcher of a result for HIS WHITE B who played their first game of the season with a brand new line up at West Hendon Playing Fields.

The boys are now playing half an hour each way on a full size pitch, so the transition was always going to be interesting to watch.

Right from the start the crowd were entertained with some dazzling skills and neat passing by both teams.