Football

Wax lyrical

March 5, 2009

Goals from Eddy Wax, Zac Gordon-Boyd and Ethan Ezra earned Alyth Belsize their fifth win of the campaign as they beat HMH 4-0 in the Under 14 Division.

Four goals from Josh Levy steered Hendon Hawks to a 10-3 win over HMH Blue in the Under 12 Division. Joel Baruch (3), Jacob Eli, Chaim Gilbert and Volvi Herskovic finished the job.

Avi Solomon, Shlomo Mirwis and Binny Feinmesser were on the mark as HIS Hendon United beat Brady Maccabi 3-1.

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Hap-hazard

March 5, 2009

Israeli Premier Division leaders Maccabi Haifa saw their lead whittled down to a point as they were beaten by a strike from Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona Todor Kolev.

A first-half penalty from Nigerian keeper Vincent Enyeama maintained Hapoel Tel Aviv's title charge as they beat Bnei Sakhnin.

Betar Jerusalem beat Maccabi Netanya 2-1 in the top fixture with goals from Amit Ben Shushan and Cristian Alvarez.

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Go Team

March 5, 2009

Player-manager Mitch Young believes his team have take a big step in the right direction following the 4-0 win over Assyria in the Middlesex Sunday Junior League.

Ahead of tomorrow's match against Division One leaders Copland, Young said: "We have nine games to go and we can't get too excited from this result as we face a tough match."

Looking back at the biggest win of their season, he said: "The work-rate, organisation and quality of football was so pleasing.

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Leeds lose

March 5, 2009

Strikes from Jonny Alexander, Jordan Gold and Elliot Cantor saw Westdene 1st become the first side to beat runaway MJSL Joan Collins Premier Division leaders Leeds JNF J-Uni after a five-goal thriller. Jonathan Green and James Lesner replied for Leeds.

A depleted Crumpsall team, who due to injuries could only field nine-men, earned an admirable draw against Oakhill Lions. Uri Steinberg put Crumpsall ahead with Mick Kohn replying for the Lions.

Haroldeans thumped Westdene Reserves 5-0 courtesy of strikes from Eric Lewis (2), Zach Goodman, Stephen Rubin and an own goal.

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United bridge the gap with RJC victory

March 5, 2009

Goals from Saul Conway and Greg Corin lifted Hendon United A into second place in the JC MSFL Premier Division following a 2-1 win over Redbridge Jewish Care.

Jimmy Lester cancelled out Adam Hakimi's opener to earn London Maccabi Lions B a point at Chigwell Athletic A. Lewis Walker and Jamie Shaw struck as Glenthorne United A came from behind to beat Faithfold A.

Mike Pearson (2), Andy Myers, Tony Gold and Max Fieldgrass steered London Maccabi Lions A to a 5-1 win over Bafana Bafana.

Two apiece from Chaim Gotho

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Yossi: we're the Real deal

By Simon Griver, March 5, 2009

Yossi Benayoun says Liverpool must not be complacent when they take on Real Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 second leg at Anfield on Tuesday.

Leading 1-0, thanks to his late winner at the Bernabau, the Israel captain said: “The goal I scored will be worth nothing if we lose. “We will have to be wary because Real are a smart team with quality players. If we let them score first it will make things very difficult for us.”

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Yossi completes good week

By Craig Silver, March 4, 2009

Yossi Benayoun struck his second goal in a week to help Liverpool back to winning ways in the 2-0 Premier League victory over Sunderland at Anfield on Tuesday night.

Benayoun, who was surprisingly left out in the 2-0 defeat against Middleborough slotted home after Martin Fulop fumbled David Ngog’s hooked cross.

The delighted Israeli admitted the Reds were discouraged by their unexpected weekend defeat and badly needed to get the better of another north-east team back on their home patch.

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Pure Gold

March 2, 2009

JC MSFL Division Four:
Woodford Wanderers 2 - UJS Norstar 1

A brace from Elliott Gold moved Woodford Wanderers a big step closer to the Division Four title as they beat rivals UJS Norstar 2-1.

After a last Sunday’s defeat to Real Life, Woodford set out to get there fight for the title back on track.

Manager Alex Aviram welcomed back goalkeeper John Nehard, star striker Mitch Hahn and attacking full-back Andy Levy into the starting line-up but was hit with a big blow when the skipper and centre-back Jamie Shafron failed a late fitness test.

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Super Stoly show put Lions in seventh heaven

March 2, 2009

Herts Senior County League Prem Div:
London Lions 7 - Buntingford Town 1

A hat-trick from Adam Stolerman kept London Lions breathing down the necks of leaders Met Police (Bushey) as they finished in seventh heaven at Rowley Lane.

Player-manager, supersub Tony Gold, Ben Lampert, Andy Glynne and Danny Castle completed the rout.

Very rarely are football teams found in seventh heaven after 90 minutes but that is exactly where London Lions ended up after a scintillating 7-1 win over Buntingford Town.

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Turks blown away by red-hot Curry

By Danny Caro, March 2, 2009

Middlesex Sunday Junior League Division One:
Assyria 0 - FC Team 4

FC Team claimed one of their best wins of the season to beat Assyria 4-0 away.

Another big test faced Mitch Young's men as travelled to fifth-placed Turkish side Assyria.

Coming off the back off a 1-1 draw with Wilberforce, Team wanted to get something from the game. They lined up in the usual 4-4-2 formation but Mitch Lassman moved back into right midfield to allow for the full debut of striker Andy Croll. Young moved out to the left and the same back four was intact for the fourth consecutive game.

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