Football

Peter Morrison Trophy round 1 draw

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2014

The draw for the first round of the Maccabi GB Peter Morrison Trophy was made last night, with Division Two favourites FC Team B drawn at home to first division SPEC FC in one of the ties of the round. Two teams from the Manchester Jewish Soccer League have entered, along with two from the Maccabi Masters League.

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Soccer boss leaves club after Hitler-retort row

By Daniel Easterman, September 4, 2014

A football manager accused of making an antisemitic remark during a match against a team with Jewish roots has left his club.

Enfield Town boss George Borg was alleged to have told supporters of Wingate and Finchley: "You may be winning, but Hitler is going to deal with you."

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Leeds Maccabi looking to sweep the board

By Darren Witcoop, September 4, 2014

Leeds Maccabi signalled their intent to win the MJSL title after scooping the first silverware of the new season.

The Yorkshire club lifted the Community Shield as goals in either half via Nick Vale and Oshri Amar downed Haroldeans.

Leeds became the fifth different name on the trophy in as many years in the curtain-raiser.

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MGBSFL Matchday 1 preview

By Danny Caro, September 4, 2014

The 39-team MGBSFL gets under way on Sunday, with 24 sides in action on Matchday One, with defending champions Hendon open their account at Rowley Lane – where they sealed the title last season, while newly-promoted Neasden and Woodford are also in action in the Premier. New boys London Rovers and Shacharit Donetsk make their bow in Division Three.

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Hendon ready to go again, says Garbacz

By Danny Caro, September 3, 2014

David Garbacz has identified Norstar London Raiders A and Oakwood A as Hendon's main rivals as the Reds put the finishing touches to their preparations ahead of the new season.

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Meet the teams: Redbridge JC A

By Danny Caro, September 2, 2014

Sam Rosenthal has kept tinkering to a minimum over the summer months, but RJC fans will be delighted to see two big-hitters return.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED: Premier Division, Morrison, Anekstein

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We're going for the league and cup

PLAYERS IN: We've taken four boys off of Chigwell, including Steve Summers and Craig Sandford who rejoin.

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Meet the teams: Harmen

By Danny Caro, September 2, 2014

These are exciting times at Harmen who have marked their return to the top-flight with a new management team and some top-notch signings to boot.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED: As per last year, we are entering the Cyril Anekstein Cup, Peter Morrison Trophy and the Premier Division of the MGBSFL.

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Meet the teams: Faithfold A

By Danny Caro, September 2, 2014

Zuriel Solomon was keeping his cards close to his chest ahead of a season in which he will be looking for a major improvement from the former champions.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED: Premier Division, Morrison, Anekstein and London Sunday FA Cup

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: To be competitive in all competitions.

PLAYERS IN: Matt Sofier, and we're working on a couple of others

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Meet the teams: FC Team A

By Danny Caro, September 2, 2014

Entertainment will be the name of the game at FC Team A, according to head coach Ben Gilbey.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED: Premier Division, Morrison, Anekstein

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: to maintain a solid league position and to have a good cup run. Wingate & Finchley Stadium is calling for FC Team A!

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Meet the teams: Woodford Wanderers

By Danny Caro, September 2, 2014

Woodford were a revelation under Tony Charles last season but the manager knows they will need to raise their game now that they've hit the big time.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED: Peter Morrison, Cyril Anekstein Cup and MSFL Division One

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We hope to fulfil all of our fixtures with possibly the smallest squad in the league

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