Football

Eagle-eyed Bloom keeps Neasden on course

November 19, 2008

JC MSFL Division Two:
FC Heath 1 North West Neasden C 4

North West Neasden C kept up their promotion push with their second win over FC Heath in three weeks as a Stephen Bloom hat-trick led them to a comfortable 4-1 win.

On a slightly boggy South Oxhey pitch, Neasden started the brighter and their first chance was not long in coming as a flowing move down the left saw Michael Hershman cross for Bloom who laid the ball off to the advancing Mark Simons who was unlucky to see his first-time shot cannon back off the crossbar.

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Three cheers for Wingate

November 19, 2008

Ryman League Division One North:
Tilbury 0 Wingate & Finchley 3

Wingate & Finchley gave themselves some breathing room ahead of the playoff chasing pack with a convincing away victory at Tilbury.

The first half was an even and open contest, and Wingate went in a goal ahead at the break mainly thanks to the heroics of goalkeepr Gavin King. The second half saw a difference in class as the visitors comfortably killed the game off.

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Lions Topple Dukes

By Danny Caro, November 17, 2008

Sunday FA Cup Round 2: Duke of Rutland 0 London Maccabi Lions A 2

The magic of the FA Cup is something you hear professional footballers talk about all the time. London Maccabi Lions produced one of those magic moments with a splendid 2-0 victory over a physically strong and well equipped Duke of Rutland team containing no fewer then six players playing Southern League Division One football.

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FC Team are six-hitters

By Mitch Young, November 17, 2008

London FA Cup Round 3: FC Team A Sloan 0

After a bad defeat to Arsenal Deaf the following week, FC Team took the long trip to East Dulwich to face County side Sloan in the third round of the London FA Cup.

The team felt optimistic and that a new dawn had arrive and everyone in the camp was focussed and was relishing the test.

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Lion cubs win derby

November 13, 2008

Oliver Craig (2), Efraim Carlebach and Joe Zender earned London Maccabi Lions Under 18s a 4-3 win over London Road.

Sam Lewis and Matthew Perlman gave LML White a 2-1 win over Edmonton Rangers in the Watford Friendly League Under 15 Division. Daniel Remo and Ben Simpson were on target as Brady Maccabi Under 11s drew 2-2 against Hemel Athletic in the Watford Friendly League.

HMH beat Alyth Belsize 4-1 in the AJY Under 14 Division thanks to goals from Zachary Collins (2), Clarke Norton and Noah Lachs.

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Rubin inspires Leeds

November 13, 2008

Four goals from Josh Rubin eased Leeds JNF J-Uni six points clear at the top of the Joan Collins Premier Division following a 5-2 success over Crumpsall. Jonathan Green completed the rout as they won their seventh consecutive match. Matt Jacobs bagged a brace for Crumpsall.

Manchester Maccabi 4th overcame South Manchester Maccabi 2nd by the same scoreline with strikes from David Baynard (2), Max Lee and Simon Kaye.

Adam Schwinger (2), Alex Woolf and Jamie King scored as Sporting JLGB beat Westdene Reserves 4-0.

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Vets take bronze

November 13, 2008

Maccabi GB took bronze at the fourth Maccabi Masters competition in Israel after beating Maccabi Moscow 4-0 in the third-place playoff.

Braces from GB top-scorer Marc Morris and Mark Kingston wrapped up a convincing victory.

GB started the competition with a hard-fought win over Maccabi Buenos Aires. Tony Platman and Morris helped them come from behind to complete a 2-1 win. This was followed by a 2-2 draw against the Moscow Government team when they battled back with goals from Kingston and Morris.

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Brady boost

November 13, 2008

Two goals from Laurence Beck helped Brady Maccabi end North London Raiders' unbeaten record as they moved to within three points of the Division One leaders.

Scott Ansher and Marc Herman finished the job, prompting manager Danny Collins to proclaim: "We're back and we're not giving up our title without a fight."

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Extra special Neasden are made to sweat

By Craig Silver, November 13, 2008

Extra time strikes from Lee Cash and Andy Glynne kept alive North West Neasden A's quadruple hopes as they beat Kenningwell United 4-2 in round two of the London Challenge Cup. Ricky Kennet had bagged a brace in normal time.

Camden Park climbed into the top three after beating Division One leaders South Manx A 4-2 in the JC MSFL. Michael Goldberg (2), Russell Greenfield and Rick Harris were their scorers. Adam Littess and Darren Harris replied.

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Giants eye up Asulin

By Simon Griver, November 13, 2008

Barcelona starlet Guy Asulin, 17, is being lined up for a move to England in January.

Reports from Spain suggest that the player's agent, Pini Zahavi, has made a strategic decision that playing in the Premier League is the best way for the Israeli midfielder to develop his talents.

Manchester United, Chelsea and Spurs have been linked with the player who became the first-ever 16-year-old to represent Israel earlier this year.

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