Football

Matt adds the gloss for A-team

By Danny Caro, November 27, 2014

Matt Stock was at his mercurial best as Norstar London Raiders A boosted their hopes of winning the quadruple with a 6-1 victory over NLR B.

The MGBSFL leaders booked their place in the last eight of the Cyril Anekstein Cup in a game that was closer than the scoreline suggests.

There was little to separate the teams in the first half, but the A's went through the gears to ease home with stri

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Leeds will up ante, says Dan

By Darren Witcoop, November 27, 2014

Daniel Kristall claims Leeds Maccabi's next three games will define their season.

The table-topping Yorkshiremen maintained their 100 per cent start thanks to Jordan Marks' hat-trick against Reich Insurance Rangers.

And Kristall has now set his sights on beating Oakhill before facing title rivals Heaton Park Rovers and Haroldeans in successive weeks.

He said: "There is a big period coming

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Lightweight South edged out by PWC

By Darren Witcoop, November 27, 2014

Toby Levy admits South Manchester "lacked a cutting edge" as they went down 2-1 against reigning champions PWC in the Manchester Accountants League.

South soon found themselves on the back-foot, as defensive errors gifted PWC a two-goal advantage.

But they responded well and pulled one back before half-time through Louis Rawlings, who continued his good scoring form with another headed goal

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Vintage Wine delivers

By Danny Caro, November 27, 2014

Ric Blank described Brad Wine as the best player in the MGBSFL after his two-goal hero steered Oakwood A into the last eight of the Cyril Anekstein Cup following a thrilling victory against former winners Faithfold A.

In what was their last realistic chance of silverware this season, Faithfold forged ahead through Johnny Haik, but Oakwood responded superbly and they drew level in the second hal

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Improving HMH keep champions in check

November 27, 2014

North London Raiders dropped points for the first time this season as the defending champions were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw against HMH in Division One.

Tony Plaskow maintained his excellent run of goal-scoring form for NLR, but a penalty from Neil Kochane ensured the newcomers earned a credible point.

Marc Cutler was the hat-trick hero as Waldaf Town returned to winning ways with a c

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NWN 'dug deep' to cage the Lions

By Danny Caro, November 27, 2014

Stirling Kay believes North West Neasden can use the 4-0 victory over Maccabi London Lions as the catalyst to kick-start their season.

Plagued by a series of injuries to key players and inconsistent availability, Neasden climbed off the foot of the Premier Division table courtesy of a double from Michael Field plus one apiece from Danny Sherman and Adam Arnold.

Kay commented: "We had so many

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: November 23

By Danny Caro, November 25, 2014

Here are the star men from Matchday 12 of the MGBSFL.

1. STEVE MURAD (NW Neasden) - "excellent handling in terrible conditions was made some super crucial saves in the first half"

2. DAVE COHEN (Blizzard Storm) - "the full-back defended ever so well and had a huge part in our goal with a great run down the wing to lay it on the plate for Henry"

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: November 23

By Danny Caro, November 25, 2014

"An amazing goal finishing off a scrappy game on a freeezing wet morning" was how AC Whetstone joint-manager Anthony Cohen described PHILIPPE AURET effort that was recognised as JC Goal of the Week by our panel of judges.

On a weekend of stunning individual strikes, it was a real team effort as far as the Whetstone wonder kids were concerned. Here's how Cohen saw it.

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MJSL review: November 23

By Danny Caro, November 25, 2014

There were victories for Heaton Park Rovers, Leeds Maccabi, Oakhill Lions and Haroldeans in the latest round of matches in the Joan Collins Premier Division.

MAGICAL MARKS DOES THE TRICK
LEEDS MACCABI 4 REICH INSURANCE RANGERS 1
JORDAN MARKS (3) helped Leeds Maccabi come from a goal down to beat Reich Insurance.

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Ice-cool Berg lifts Oakhill

By Darren Witcoop, November 25, 2014

MJSL JOAN COLLINS PREMIER DIVISION
OAKHILL LIONS 2 MACCABI MANCHESTER YELLOW 1

Super-sub Maxwell Berg climbed off the bench to net the late winner for Oakhill Lions.

Berg struck in the 80th minute to have the final say in an even game.

Ben Mandell opened the scoring for the students before player-manager Andy Hatton’s hit back for Maccabi Manchester Yellow.

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