Football

Easy as 1, 2, 3 for Lions

By Craig Silver, December 10, 2008

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London Lions went five points clear at the top of the Herts Senior County League Premier Division following a hard fought win over Mill End Sports.

Manager Tony Gold gave a full debut to new signing Danny Berg who slotted in perfectly at right-back and welcomed back Guy Morris and Ben Lampert.

After a goalless first half, Lampert broke the deadlock with a 25-yard curler that whistled into the top corner.
Top-scorer Adam Stolerman bagged a brace with two excellent finishes.

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Lions find heaven in 7

By Craig Silver, December 10, 2008

London Maccabi Lions Under 15s claimed their best performance of the season so far with a resounding 7-1 success over Edmonton Rangers in the Watford Friendly League White Division.

Samuel Marchant (2), Sam Lee, Josh Cinna and Yoav Kestenbaum (2) and Joel Grayson struck as the Lions went two points clear.
In the Blue Division, Charlie Cohen (2), Harry Davis, Nick Landesberg, Jordan Marks and Max Wegoda eased LML to a 6-0 success over London Colney.

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Aces of Herts

By Craig Silver, December 4, 2008

Goals from Guy Helman and Adam Stolerman capped London Lions' best performance of the season as they beat high-flying Kings Langley of South Midlands Division One 2-1 in the Herts Centenary Cup.
Adam Rones was among the scorers as FC Team claimed their first win in the Middlesex County League Division One, a 2-1 success over Uxbridge Town.

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Ben Haim faces City axe

By Simon Griver, December 4, 2008

Manchester City defender Tal Ben Haim is expected to leave Eastlands when the transfer window opens at the end of the month after less than six months at the club.

The Israeli, who signed a four-year contract in July in a £5 million move from Chelsea, has made just eight league appearances for City.

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Big Macc squeezed on funds

By Simon Griver and Danny Caro, December 4, 2008

There are fears that next year's Jewish Olympics could be scaled down as a result of the credit crunch.

The latest financial crisis engulfing July's Maccabiah Games revolves around the failure of the organisers to raise sufficient sponsorship funds due to the global recession.

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Pretty in pink but causing a stink as the MSFL gets colourful

By Danny Caro, December 4, 2008

I can't believe what the world is coming to with pink shirts and boots becoming increasingly popular at all levels of the game. First, South Manx A wore the feminine-coloured tops. This was followed by the JC MSFL's answer to Arsenal striker Nicklaus Bendtner as East London Knights player-manager James Ryan and Glenthorne United B's Jason Silver recently invested in a pair of Nike Mercurial Vapor IVs.

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Wagenstein boosts NLR

By Craig Silver, December 4, 2008

North London Raiders stormed six points clear at the top of Maccabi Masters League Division One after beating Glenthorne United A 3-0. Midfielder Amir Wagenstein (2) (pictured) and Richard Sacks did the damage.

Goals from Barry Silkman and Roger Levitt saw EDRS Stonegrove cause one of the upsets of the weekend with a 2-1 success over title hopefuls London Maccabi Lions A.

Clayhall A went three points clear in Division Two after defeating Brady Maccabi B 4-0. Neil Sapler, Warren Ludwin, Mark Goldman and Brian Deal were their marksmen.

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Football shorts

By Craig Silver, December 4, 2008

Hotshot Lee Cash bagged a first-half brace as London Lions reserves beat Buntingford Town reserves 3-0 in the Herts Senior County League Reserve Division One. The third was an own goal.

Goals from Harry Davis and Charlie Rubin steered London Maccabi Lions Under 15s to a 2-1 win over Whetstone BBs in the Watford Friendly League.

Joel Grayson came off the bench to score a hat-trick as London Maccabi Lions Under 15s drew 4-4 against Whetstone Wanderers Tigers in the WFL White Division. Yoav Kestenbaum scored the other.

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No star treatment for Norstar in Lions’ den

By Craig Silver, December 4, 2008

Three second half goals from Michael Pearson steered London Maccabi Lions A into the second round of the Peter Morrison Trophy, beating Division Four high-flyers UJS Norstar.

The odds were stacked against Norstar from the start as the Lions fielded almost their whole Saturday side which tops the Hertfordshire Senior County Premier Division.


The class divide was evident in the opening exchanges as the Lions stroked the ball around the greasy Rowley Lane surface.

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Faithfold A give L’Equipe a Stern lesson

By Craig Silver, December 4, 2008

A hat-trick from Tal Stern eased Faithfold A into the third round of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup following a 7- 1 win over L'Equipe. Daryl Phillips, Alex Levack, Paul Savitz and Roie Spitzer completed the rout.

Division Four high-flyers East London Knights upset third division Catford & Bromley Maccabi 4-0 courtesy of a treble from James Ryan plus one from Paul Sanders.

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