Kayal persuaded me to join Brighton, says Hemed

By Darren Witcoop, July 6, 2015

Brighton new boy Tomer Hemed revealed how Israel international team-mate Beram Kayal persuaded him to head to English football.

Hemed signed a three-year deal with the Championship club, who are owned by Tony Bloom, in a £1 million deal from Almeria.
Brighton believe they have pulled off a real coup by landing the in-demand Hemed, who was prolific in La Liga.


Scrabble to return to the MGBSFL

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2015

Former MGBSFL champions Scrabble are returning to the league after a lengthy absence.

The club won their first Premier Division title in season 1997/98 and retained the crown the following year.


Team MGB Futsal have unfinished business, says Landesberg

July 1, 2015

Andy Landesberg says Team Maccabi GB Open Futsal have unfinished business ahead of the European Maccabi Games in Berlin.

Landesberg, who led the Open Futsal squad at the 19th Maccabiah Games, has maintained many of the team who did so well in Israel, with England internationals Russell Goldstein and Jon Kurrant both selected. The latter will also act as team coach.


All change at Maccabi London Lions

By Danny Caro, June 26, 2015

Andy Landesberg believes relegation from the MGBSFL Premier Division could be a blessing in disguise for Maccabi London Lions.

The MLL Blue team finished second from bottom but Chairman Landesberg believes a management overhaul will help turn their fortunes around.


U18 footballers going for gold, says Zamet

June 25, 2015

Simon Zamet believes gold is a realistic target for Team Maccabi GB U18 Football at next month's European Maccabi Games in Berlin.


Hemed signs for Brighton

June 24, 2015

Israel international striker Tomer Hemed has joined Brighton & Hove Albion.

Hemed, 28, agreed a three-year deal with the Championship club, who are owned by Tony Bloom, for an undisclosed fee after joining from Almeria.

Brighton boss Chris Hughton admitted he had been tracking the progress of Hemed for some time.


Thorne reflects on 'positive' Maccabi Junior season

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Laurence Thorne believes the future of Jewish football looks bright following what he described as “another positive season” in the Maccabi Junior Football League.

The MJFL drew to a close at the end-of-season awards ceremony in Edgware with 350 players and families in attendance.


MGBSFL summer news, club and trials updates

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Here's the place to find out everything you need to know about the latest movers and shakers, pre-season friendlies, trials and training sessions.



Jon Breger fired a double and Jon Toby another as FC Team B beat their C side 3-1.

James Cooper replied for the Cs.



Lions U14 Orange full of Dutch courage

June 23, 2015

Maccabi London Lions Orange were toasting European success after winning the under-14 tournament at Yom Ha Voetbal in Amsterdam.


Maccabi will be ready for Hibernians, says Jokanovic

By Danny Caro, June 22, 2015

Slavisa Jokanovic insists Maccabi Tel Aviv will not under-estimate Hibernians following the draw for the second qualifying round of the Champions League.

Jokanovic, who will be officially introduced to Maccabi fans this week, described the Maltese minnows as potentially “tricky” opponents.