Danny Caro

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Hendon Utd SC A

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2016

David Garbacz’s ‘not-so-shock-return’ to the dug-out, which arrived just weeks after stepping down, has galvanised everyone in the Hammers camp.

No sooner had the ink dried on gaffer Garbacz’s one-year deal than did he start kvelling about “some new good signings” bigging up his team’s chances of winning the title.

More..

Raiders to face L'Equipe in first round of Cyril Anekstein Cup

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2016

Holders North London Raiders A have been handed a home draw for their tie against second division L'Equipe in the first round of this season's Cyril Anekstein Cup.

Victors over Oakwood A at Wingate & Finchley in May, new NLR boss Dan Shafron will be delighted with the draw.

More..

Israel beaten 3-1 by Italy in World Cup qualifier

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2016

Israel suffered a 3-1 defeat against Italy in their World Cup qualifying opener in Haifa on Monday night.

Elisha Levy named a youthful team in his first competitive match against an Italy team led by new boss Giampiero Ventura.

More..

Chingford CC vs ML Vale

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2016

Maccabi London Vale were forced to settle for the runners-up position in the Chess Valley League third division following a two-wicket defeat at Chingford. Photos: Marc Morris

Images: 
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1775_1.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1784.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1786.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1789.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1790.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1791.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1793.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1795.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1796.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1797.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1798.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1801.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1802.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1803.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1804.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1806.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1811.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1814.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1817.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1819.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1821.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1822.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1824.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1826.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1828.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1831.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1833.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1836.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1838.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1839.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1828.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1831.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1833.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1840.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1841.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1842.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1843.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1846.jpg
Maccabi_Vale_CC_Vs_Chingford_CC_MM1850.jpg

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Finchley City FC

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2016

There are some household names in the Finchley City FC squad who will play home matches in Willesden.

Joel Holder has put together a strong squad, including Alon Pinhas, Josh Aziz and Yoel Deal, as well as Oliver Sade – the man he nicknames “the Jewish Messi”.

They go into their debut season full of ambition.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED:

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Athletic Bilbaum

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2016

Athletic Bilbaum have moved up a division, but they must overcome the departure of key players Josh Pugh and Ben Bell to mix it with the best this season.

Centre-back Ben Cantopher will lead by example in a team that features a “young, cohesive unit, with a solid structure and a dangerous attack”.

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Scrabble FC

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2016

Scrabble FC made a dream return to the MGBSFL last season – winning the Division Two title.

Under manager Ray Abrahams, they have put together a talented squad which he believes are capable of mounting a sustain promotion challenge.

He has freshened up the quality, but chosen to keep the identity of the new acquisitions top secret until the season kicks-off.

More..

Dominant Lions strike early to overcome Buntingford

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2016

HERTS SENIOR COUNTY LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION
LONDON LIONS 3 BUNTINGFORD 1

First-half strikes from Josh Kennet, Austin Lipman and Charlie Kasler kept London Lions in second place in the Herts County League Premier Division following a 3-1 success at home to Buntingford.

In what a contests littered by niggly fouls, Lions were the side that really looked the threat throughout.

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Camden Park

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Max Saunders is calling for a show of “mental toughness and commitment” at Camden Park this season.

Saunders will spearhead the team in place of Will Castle and he is hoping for a fast start.

"Our ambition is to win the league and why not, we have the talent,” he told JC Sport.

Captain marvel Rob Hershkorn returns for a team that Saunders believe are worth keeping an eye on.

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - FC Team A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

It’s great to have Mitch Young back where he belongs – in the Premier Division.

The usual suspects will be joining him along with former Player of the Year Michael Pearson, so expect goals.

Indeed the partnership between Richard Salmon and Pearson could blossom into something really quite special.

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Maccabi London Lions A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

It’s the start of a new dawn for Maccabi London Lions A. Ollie Leslie and Joe Marsh have spoken of their determined to restore former glories after being appointed joint-managers.

Plans for the season remain top secret but captain James Gershfield will never be too far away from the headlines.

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - North London Raiders A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s the message from North London Raiders A boss Dan Shafron.

Having taken over the reins from Rob Richman and Jonathan Green, Shafron is confident he can lead L’Orange to a third consecutive MGBSFL crown.

He told JC Sport: “We have also added further quality and strength in depth to freshen things up and keep competition strong.”

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Oakwood A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Oakwood have been held back by long-term injuries to key players over the past couple of seasons.

With Dan Kristall joining Ric Blank and Alex Schock in the dug-out last year, they took another step in the right direction in season 2015/16, eventually falling short of the major honours.

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Redbridge Jewish Care A

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Excitement is building at Redbridge Jewish Care A, with boss Jon Jacobs confident they can go all the way.

Consistency is the name of the game for a multi-talented squad capable of beating anyone in the MGBSFL.

Dean Nyman and Russell Goldstein are among the new faces of a group brimming with confidence.

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - SPEC FC

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Division One runners-up SPEC FC know they have it all to do in their maiden season in the top-flight.

Their chances have also been hit by the departure of three key players and much depends on how they defend.

Manager Ricky Lawrence believes the glass is half full though and he’s told JC Sport they’ll give it their best shot to “fight bravely against relegation”.

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Woodford Wanderers

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Woodford Wanderers managers Daryl Kay and Jerome Marks were giving nothing away at their pre-season press conference.

But after winning the Division One title, we expect them to do their talking on the pitch.

Adam Shafron and James Ryan were among their star performers last year.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED:
All the standard Jewish cups

HOPES FOR THE SEASON:

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Hendon United Sports Club B

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Goals look guaranteed for Hendon United Sports Club B following the arrival of Gideon Gale and Adam Ellis.

But there was an air of caution in terms of their hopes for the season with the new management team of Jono Nesbitt and James Neidle.

Expect many good things from Gideon Barth in a season where a mid-table finish is the target.

More..

Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Mill Hill Dons

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Brandon Hamme, manager of new boys Mill Hill Dons, is quietly confident of a good showing in the MGBSFL.

Promising to bring a “Barcelona-esque style of play to the league” the arrival of goal machine Jono Gaon is one that will certainly excited their supporters.

More..

Four new teams ready to sparkle in Division Two

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Nigel Kyte believes the feel-good-factor has returned to TEMPLE FORTUNE following the appointment of manager Simon Linden.

Linden has overhauled the Fortune squad and they go into their MGBSFL Division Two opener at Mill Hill Dons with high hopes.

More..

Division One rivals targeting top-flight riches

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2016

Jason Stein is predicting big things from OAKWOOD B this season and described James Frener and Alex Koslover as “big additions” to a squad bustling with quality.

More..