Football

Super Scrabble make it lucky 13

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2016

MGBSFL DIVISION TWO
SCRABBLE FC 3 BOCA JEWNIORS 0

Win number 13 may not have been Scrabble FC's finest but boss Ray Abrahams was not complaining after his troops extended their lead at the top of the table to 16 points following a hard-fought win over a battling Boca.

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JC Team of the Week: the contenders - Jan 17

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2016

Here are the nominations from Matchday 18 of the season.

GK -

DEFENDERS
David Grossman, Rich Sternberg (both FC Team A)
Anthony Goodmaker, Josh Krewne (both Scrabble FC)
Alex Lewis (Los Blancos)
Jonny Kay (NL Raiders A)

MIDFIELDERS
Adam Rones (FC Team A)
Alex Sherr (NL Raiders C)
Elliott Espinoza (Scrabble FC)
Darren Russell, Jo Davis (both Los Blancos)

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Five-star Raiders march through in Morrison

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2016

PETER MORRISON TROPHY ROUND THREE
FAITHFOLD 2 NORTH LONDON RAIDERS C 5

Raiders put in a superb team performance to progress to the next round of the Morrison against a Faithfold team with a mix of players from their respective squads.

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MGBSFL Super Soccer Sunday week 18 review

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2016

Scrabble FC took another big step towards the MGBSFL Division Two title after notching up win number 13 of a perfect season against Boca, while there Raiders A and C progressed in the Jewish FA Cup in a programme ravaged by snow.

MGBSFL MATCHDAY 18 HEADLINES
PMT - Raiders teams complete cup double
Div 1 - Team register perfect 10
Div 2 - It's lucky 13 for Super Scrabble FC

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Shafron deserves 10/10 for chutzpah

By Danny Caro, January 15, 2016

Very few eyebrows were raised when Guus Hiddink was appointed Chelsea boss for the second time. There has certainly been an upturn in results and body language on the pitch. Even Diego Costa has started scoring again.

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MGBSFL Super Sunday Matchday 18 preview

By Danny Caro, January 14, 2016

Cup fever will grip the Maccabi football programme north and south this weekend, with holders Hendon United in action along with a number of other contenders in the Peter Morrison Trophy including North London Raiders A, Manchester Maccabi 1st, Oakwood A, Redbridge Jewish Care A and Harmen. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action which includes matches in the MGBSFL first and second divisions.

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Landesberg to manage Open Football squad at 20th Maccabiah Games

January 13, 2016

Andy Landesberg will manage the Team GB Open Football squad at the 20th Maccabiah Games next summer in Israel.

Landesberg, who led the Open Futsal side to gold at the European Maccabi Games 2015 in Berlin, is the first manager to be named in the build-up to the 2017 Games, which are also known as the ‘Jewish Olympics’.

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Jacobson keeps Wycombe in FA Cup

By Darren Witcoop, January 12, 2016

JOE Jacobson is gearing up for one of the biggest matches of his life — an FA Cup trip to Villa Park.

Jacobson capped a fine display with the equaliser to earn Wycombe Wanderers a third-round replay against Aston Villa next Tuesday.

The incentive of hosting big-spending Manchester City potentially lies ahead for Jacobson and the League Two side.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: January 10

By Danny Caro, January 12, 2016

It's been quite some week for Ben Myers - a place in the JC Team of the Week, and now JC Goal of the Week.

The left-back took the game to Los Blancos at every opportunity and his goal was something special as he intercepted a pass in his own half before carrying the ball forward and unleashing a fantastic strike from long-range.

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: January 10

By Danny Caro, January 12, 2016

Here are the star men from Matchday 17 of the MGBSFL.

1. JAKE DOFFMAN (NL Raiders A) - "a real leader in the side this season. Made match changing save with score 1-0 to Harmen and followed up with two other excellent saves"

2. ALEX LEE (Oakwood A) - "first start for Oakwood and filled in a right back. Very good performance"

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