Danny Caro

Mental and physical fitness key for Maccabi GB to conquer Europe

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2016

It’s not difficult to see why North London Raiders went for Daniel Shafron. There’s a certain calming reassurance from the man who by his own admission “has big boots to fill” after replacing Rob Richman and Jonathan Green at the helm of the hottest ticket in Jewish football.

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Silver-lining for Maccabi GB at European Maccabi Football Trophy

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2016

Maccabi GB returned from the European Maccabi Football Trophy with silver medals from Open Football and Open Futsal, in a competition where Maccabi France were the dominant force.

Things started badly for GB on the pitch as Daniel Shafron’s team lost 4-1 to France side who are believed to have fielded their Maccabiah squad.

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EMFT preview: Maccabi GB pen pics

By Danny Caro, June 16, 2016

Meet the Maccabi GB players looking to impress at the European Maccabi Football Trophy in the Costa Del Sol.

JOSH BHARIER (Blizzard Storm)
The box-to-box beast, Josh can run all day and breaks up play for fun. He’s strong, athletic, great in the tackle and sees himself as the Dele Alli of the team, although he more resembles Moussa Dembele!

ROB BLACKMAN (Harmen)

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Maccabi GB squad has unfinished business at EMFT, says Shafron

By Danny Caro, June 16, 2016

Daniel Shafron has urged his players to seize the moment ahead of the European Maccabi Football Trophy which get under way in Spain tomorrow.

Maccabi GB suffered a heart-breaking penalty shoot-out defeat against France in the Open Football final in London two years ago and team manager Shafron is confident his squad is equipped to conquer Europe’s finest.

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Summer training and trials for season 2016/17

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2016

Teams are already planning for season 2016/17. Find out more below.

BOCA JEWNIORS
Boca are having a trials at Powerleague Mill Hill this Sunday, June 19 at 10.30am.

For more information email: sefton@bocajewniors.co.uk or anton.nyman@gmail.com.

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TEMPLE FORTUNE

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Danny Caro's Team of 2015/16

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2016

Danny Caro delivers his Teams of the Season encompassing players from the MGBSFL and beyond

GOALKEEPER

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Danny Caro's Teams of the Season - MGBSFL Best XI

By Danny Caro, June 9, 2016

These were my star performers in the Maccabi GB Southern Football League in season 2015/16

1. JONNY BLAIN (Oakwood A) - striker-turned-goalkeeper was one of the surprise packages of the season. Oakwood signed him on the advice of NLR boss Rob Richman and he finished the season with the best defensive record in the MGBSFL

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Danny Caro's Teams of the Season - MGBSFL Prem Div

By Danny Caro, June 9, 2016

This team virtually picks itself, although one or two on the bench will consider themselves unlucky to miss out

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Danny Caro's Teams of the Season - MGBSFL Division One

By Danny Caro, June 9, 2016

Here are the star performers in the MGBSFL first division.

1. SCOTT SHEAR (Real Sosobad/Redbridge JC B) - "has been simply outstanding since his move to RJC B from Real Sosobad. We have not lost a game with Scott playing which says something. Once again he has the attributes to be one the top keepers in league"

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Danny Caro's Teams of the Season - MGBSFL Division Two

By Danny Caro, June 9, 2016

The MGBSFL's basement division was littered with players who could and probably should have been playing higher up the ladder. But their respective managers were grateful for having these precious gems.

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Danny Caro's Teams of the Season - Top signings

By Danny Caro, June 9, 2016

Here we recognise the efforts of the players who made a real difference at their new clubs.

1. JONNY BLAIN (Oakwood A) - striker-turned-goalkeeper was one of the surprise packages of the season. Oakwood signed him on the advice of NLR boss Rob Richman and he finished the season with the best defensive record in the MGBSFL

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Danny Caro's Teams of the Season - Best MGBSFL newcomer

By Danny Caro, June 9, 2016

New blood always galvanises the league, and this year was no different. Here are the star men.

1. CAEL PERSAUD (Athletic Bilbaum) - "has come into the team this year and made a massive difference. His shop-stopping and commanding presence instilled confidence in the defence. Clean sheets have come with outstanding saves that have mesmerised the opposition"

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Danny Caro's Teams of the Season - Most Improved

By Danny Caro, June 9, 2016

The efforts of some of the MGBSFL's unsung heroes are often over-looked, but not here, as I recognise the achievements of players who really stepped up their game in season 2015/16.

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Danny Caro's Teams of the Season - Over-33's

By Danny Caro, June 8, 2016

Some of the community's more experienced players caught the eye, with many of the XI below helping their team pick up honours.

1. RUSSELL CORIN (Hendon United Sports Club A) - " yet another excellent season producing string after string of top quality saves. Amazing performances in penalty shoot-out epic against Redbridge and Peter Morrison Trophy final against Raiders"

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MGBSFL Premier Division season 2015/16 review

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2016

There were concerns that North London Raiders A would suffer second-season syndrome but if anything they stepped it up again this season as they completed the double-double in style. However, the coveted Jewish FA Cup still eludes them after Hendon United maintained their grip on the national trophy.

CHAMPIONS: - NORTH LONDON RAIDERS A

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MGBSFL Division One season 2015/16 review

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2016

The race for the title went down to the wire but no-one could argue that Woodford Wanderers were worthy winners.

CHAMPIONS: - WOODFORD WANDERERS
Record: Pl 20, W. 13, D. 6, L. 1, F. 44, A. 26, Pts. 45
Honours: Champions
Best result: 2-1 vs FC Team
Biggest win: 4-1 vs Brady
Worst result: 4-3 vs Raiders
Clean sheets: 3
Games failed to score in: 0
Best buy: Adam Shafron

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MGBSFL Division Two season 2015/16 review

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2016

The cream rose to the top in the bottom division where Scrabble FC marked their return to the MGBSFL in style, while Lions B, my pre-season tips, secured second place. The efforts of Athletic Bilbaum and Catford & Bromley Maccabi were also recognised in a season of great promise

CHAMPIONS - SCRABBLE FC
Record: Pl 22, W. 20, D. 0, L. 2, F. 87, A. 26, Pts. 60

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Chernoff delivers Invitational Trophy success for Redbridge Jewish Care

By Danny Caro, June 6, 2016

MGBSFL/MMFL INVITATIONAL TROPHY FINAL
REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE B 1 NORTH LONDON RAIDERS MASTERS 0

Ben Chernoff was the match-winner as Redbridge Jewish Care brought down the curtain on the football season with victory in the Invitational Trophy final.

On a warm day at Silver Jubilee Park, youth conquered experience, with the MGBSFL first division side clinching silverware.

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MGBSFL top-scorers: May 29

By Danny Caro, May 31, 2016

The end of season 2015/16 is finally upon us and Reiss Mogilner of Brady Maccabi is celebrating after finishing top of the ladder.

29 - Reiss Mogilner (Brady Maccabi)

26 - Josh Bloom (ML Lions B)

25 - Dovi Fehler (Hendon A), Zak McLeod (Scrabble FC)

24 - Daniel Garfinkle (Redbridge JC A – including 3 for RJC B)

19 - Dave Woolman (Oakwood A)

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Belmont & Edgware beat Southlands by two wickets

By Danny Caro, May 31, 2016

FRIENDLY MATCH
SOUTHLANDS 93 (35 overs)
BELMONT & EDGWARE CC 97-8 (26.1 overs)
BECC WON BY 2 WICKETS

A strong performance in the field laid a solid platform for Belmont & Edgware's nail-biting two-wicket win over Southlands.

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