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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: March 29

By Danny Caro, March 31, 2015

Here are my star men from Matchday 30 of the season.

1. ALEX DAVIES (South Manchester Sports Club) - a commanding performance in the derby over Manchester Maccabi, capped with the winning penalty save

2. GAVRIEL NUSSBAUM (Shacharit Donetsk) - captain not only defended brilliantly, but led by example, galvanising the team" against Boca

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Raiders got what we deserved, says Richman

By Danny Caro, March 30, 2015

MGBSFL PREMIER DIVISION
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 2 NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS A 3

Rob Richman described NLR’s 3-2 victory over defending champions Hendon United as their “performance of the season” as L’Orange moved to within a point of their first-ever MGBSFL Premier Division title with a 3-2 victory in a real thriller at Hatfield University.

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We've had 12 fantastic years, says Whetstone boss

By Danny Caro, March 30, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION TWO
CATFORD & BROMLEY MACCABI 3 AC WHETSTONE 5

Philippe Auret fired a deadly double as AC Whetstone won their last-ever match in a real thriller against Catford.

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Oaks have bags of character, says Stein

By Danny Caro, March 30, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION TWO
FC TEAM C 3 OAKWOOD B 5

Jason Stein praised his team's character after Barry Goldstein quarter-finalists Oakwood B recorded one of the results of the weekend as they dented FC Team C's promotion push in an eight-goal thriller.

Elliot Jackson, Adam Blin, James Abrams, Bobby Cousins and Dan Ash did the damage for Oakwood.

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Peter Morrison Trophy semi-final draw

By Danny Caro, March 30, 2015

Holders Hendon United face a big test against high-fancied Maccabi London Lions Spartans, who won in Leeds yesterday, while Harmen have home advantage against quadruple-chasing AFC Flixton.

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Maccabi Masters review: March 29

By Danny Caro, March 29, 2015

North London Raiders require just a single point to retain the Division One title following a hard fought 3-2 victory over Chigwell Athletic.

Strikes from Tony Plaskow, Adam Harvey and David Lederman sealed the points.

A solitary effort from Alex Bourne sealed maximum points for Waldaf Town against Scrabble Harmen.

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JC team of the week contenders: March 29

By Danny Caro, March 29, 2015

Here are the nominations from Matchday 30 of the MGBSFL.

GK

DEFENDERS
David Rhodes, Josh Pistol (both NL Raiders A)
Sam Lewis (Faithfold A)
Avi Korman (Hendon A)
Adam Lipman, Nick Landesberg, Guy Morris, Zac Rose (all ML Lions Spartans)
Jon Dubiner (Temple Fortune)
Jeff Gotch (Catford & Bromley Maccabi)
Gavriel Nussbaum (Shacharit Donetsk)

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MGBSFL Matchday 30 review

By Danny Caro, March 29, 2015

NL Raiders A need just one point to win their first MGBSFL title after beating defending champions Hendon United, while Zuriel Solomon tasted victory in his final match as manager of Faithfold A, Lions Spartans reached the semis of the Morrison and AC Whetstone won their farewell match.

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Brilliant Bale hands Israel first defeat

By Danny Caro, March 28, 2015

EURO 2016 QUALIFYING GROUP B
ISRAEL 0 WALES 3

Gareth Bale fired a deadly double as Wales handed Israel their first defeat of the qualifying stages with an emphatic victory at the Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa.

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Israel knows who to stop. The question is how to stop them

By Danny Caro, March 27, 2015

When you go into a battle, especially one on the sports field, it’s always advisable to be wary of the biggest threats. And that might just be one advantage Israel have right now, ahead of the matches against Wales and Belgium.

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MGBSFL top-scorers: March 22

By Danny Caro, March 27, 2015

James Gershfield moved to within two goals of Adam Ellis after firing a hat-trick on Matchday 29 of the MGBSFL.

OVERALL

29 - Adam Ellis (Shacharit Donetsk)

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27 - James Gershfield (Harmen)

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26 - Avi Markiewicz (London Rovers)

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24 – Daniel Garfinkle (Redbridge JC B – including 6 for RJC A)

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Sunday's a must-win for Hendon, says Garbacz

By Danny Caro, March 27, 2015

David Garbacz has described Sunday’s crunch clash against title rivals Raiders as “a must-win” in what is effectively a title decider, even though nothing will be won or lost.

Some believe the recent cup win, courtesy of a fine early finish from David Seitler, will give Hendon a slight psychological edge, but that will all be forgotten once that first whistle blows.

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Leeds ready for Lions test, says Kristall

By Danny Caro, March 27, 2015

MJSL champions Leeds Maccabi are missing three key regulars for the Jewish FA Cup last eight meeting against Lions Spartans (See team news).

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Solomon calls time at Faithfold

By Danny Caro, March 26, 2015

Zuriel Solomon will step down as manager of Faithfold A after Sunday’s MGBSFL match against North West Neasden.

Having joined the club 25 years ago, Solomon has enjoyed great success as a player and a manager, leading the team to two league titles and, most notably, the London FA Sunday Intermediate Cup.

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MGBSFL Matchday 30 preview

By Danny Caro, March 26, 2015

Match of the day comes in the Premier Division in what is effectively a title decider between defending champions Hendon United Sports Club A and Norstar London Raiders A.

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SOLOMON CALLS TIME AT FAITHFOLD

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Barry Goldstein Trophy quarter-final draw

By Danny Caro, March 25, 2015

Premier Division-bound Norstar London Raiders B have been handed a tricky tie away to in-form Oakwood B, while Division Two champions FC Team B will fancy their chances against third division Hendon B.

BARRY GOLDSTEIN TROPHY QUARTER-FINAL DRAW

FC Team B vs Hendon United Sports Club B (April 12)

Camden Park vs SPEC FC (April 12)

Los Blancos vs London Rovers (April 12)

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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: March 22

By Danny Caro, March 25, 2015

Stuart Delmonte lit the touch-paper ahead of the Peter Morrison Trophy semi-final draw when I asked him who AFC Flixton would like next, following their 2-0 success over FC Team B.

"We want to play Hendon as I feel we owe them one. It’s a case of unfinished business from last season."

David Garbacz, it's over to you!

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Flixton want Hendon next, says Delmonte

By Danny Caro, March 25, 2015

PETER MORRISON TROPHY QUARTER-FINAL
AFC FLIXTON 2 FC TEAM B 0

Stuart Delmonte insists AFC Flixton have unfinished business in the Peter Morrison Trophy after they moved into the semi-finals with a 2-0 victory over second division champions FC Team B.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: March 22

By Danny Caro, March 24, 2015

David Seitler has become a first fans favourite at Hendon United Sports Club A, and his goal in the Cyril Anekstein Cup semi-final against North West Neasden was simply sublime.

He picked the ball up in his own half, ran past two NWN players before cutting inside and lobbing the keeper from 18 yards.

Hendon boss David Garbacz described it as a "great finish from a quality player".

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: March 22

By Danny Caro, March 24, 2015

Here are the star performers from Matchday 29 of the season.

1. YAAKOV GOLDIN (London Rovers) - showed razor-like reflexes throughout, playing on limited sleep, to send second division Raiders C tumbling out of the cup. One of his saves was described as a "worldie!"

2. TOMER TRICOT (AC Whetstone) - "capped an all-action performance" with a goal against L'Equipe

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