Danny Caro

Sela stuns Rosol to reach round three

By Danny Caro, January 21, 2015

Dudi Sela maintained his excellent run at the Australian Open with a second-round victory over 28th seed Lukas Rosol.

Sela (106) swept aside the Czech 7-6, 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 to equal his best-ever performance at the Melbourne grand slam, when, in 2009, he lost to Jo Wilfried-Tsonga in the third round.

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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Many teams have folded like a deck of cards when faced with the prospect of a visit to Rowley Lane. But not Hendon United Sports Club B, and most certainly not their manager, Adam Glekin.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

With the game against King Crown hanging in the balance, and just under 10 minutes to go, Avi Markiewicz stepped up for a free-kick almost 40 yards out and leathered it into the roof of the net to seal the points for King Crown.

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Danny Caro's Division 3 TOTW: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Here are the star men from Matchday 20 of the MGBSFL.

1. RICHARD COOPER (Temple Fortune) - "reserve keeper kept TFFC's first clean sheet and made three excellent saves during the game"

2. ARON LUFTIG (London Rovers) - clean sheets are hard to come by against King Crown, but simply, nothing got passed him

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Danny Caro's Premier Division TOTW: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Here is this week's Master Class from the top-flight following Matchday 20 of the MGBSFL.

1. JAKE DOFFMAN (NL Raiders A) - another clean sheet for a contender for the Safe Hands award

2. JJ SPIRO (NL Raiders A) - – "a model of consistency and excellence all season. Raiders have conceded just the four goals in Spiro’s eight starts at centre back"

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Here is the MGBSFL's Select XI from Matchday 20.

1. RICHARD COOPER (Temple Fortune) - reserve keeper kept our first clean sheet and made three excellent saves during the game against promotion hopefuls Sosobad

2. RICKY SHAFIER (FC Team B) - "travelled from south London and was excellent up and down the right including two assists"

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MGBSFL top-scorers: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

Avi Markiewicz and James Gershfield closed the gap on Daniel Garfinkle, but the RJC hotshot continues to lead the way after Matchday 20.

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

19 - Avi Markiweicz (London Rovers)

18 - James Gershfield (Harmen)

16 - Adam Ellis (Shacharit Donetsk)

14 – Johnny Haik (Faithfold A - includes one for B team)

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Brave Fortune deserved lucky break, says Cohen

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION THREE
REAL SOSOBAD 0 TEMPLE FORTUNE 1

Jonathan Cohen admits his Temple Fortune team rode their luck on their way to an impressive victory over promotion-chasing Real Sosobad in the coupon buster result of the weekend.

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Shoffman keeps Mill Hill dream alive

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION TWO
FC TEAM C 4 AC MILL HILL 5

A man-of-the-match performance from Jason Shoffman inspired AC Mill Hill to a crucial win over promotion rivals FC Team C.

The battle for second place remains wide open after Mill Hill won a nine-goal thriller courtesy of a hat-trick from Ben Zloof and two from Jonny Kaye.

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Oaks turned on the style, says Blank

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP QUARTER-FINAL
OAKWOOD A 6 HARMEN 2

Ric Blank piled the praise on his Oakwood team after they destroyed Harmen to clinch their place in the semi-finals of the MGBSFL League Cup.

Doubles from Dan Selwyn and Guy Helman set up a memorable win that takes Oakwood into the hat, along with holders Hendon and last year's finalists Norstar London Raiders A.

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Stock sparkles as Wolfson bids farewell

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2015

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP QUARTER-FINAL
NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS A 3 MACCABI LONDON LIONS BLUE 0

Matt Stock was at his magical best as NLR boosted their treble hopes with an ultimately comprehensive victory over Premier Division rivals Lions Blue.

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Holders Hendon cruise into last four

By Danny Caro, January 18, 2015

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND FOUR
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 6 FC TEAM A 3

David Garbacz believes that "superior fitness" levels helped holders Hendon move to within 90 minutes of another Wingate & Finchley final after they hit Premier Division rivals FC Team A for six in the Cyril Anekstein Cup.

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JC team of the week contenders - January 18

By Danny Caro, January 18, 2015

Here are the nominations from Matchday 20 of the MGBSFL.

GK
Richard Cooper (Temple Fortune)

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DEFENDERS
Ricky Shafier, Jon Toby (both FC Team B)
James Neidle, Glen Turner (both Hendon United B)
David Brown, Aryeh Goldring, Parys Hammond, Aron Luftig (all London Rovers)
Dan Ailon (Oakwood A)
David Rhodes (NL Raiders A)
Simon Bagel (SPEC FC)

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MGBSFL Matchday 20 review

By Danny Caro, January 18, 2015

Holders Hendon, Norstar London Raiders A and Oakwood A booked their place in the last four of the Cyril Anekstein Cup, while London Rovers won the big game in Division Three of the MGBSFL and Temple Fortune caused the upset of the day. Danny Caro reflects on all the action on Matchday 20 of the season.

MATCHDAY 20 HEADLINES
CAC - Hendon, Oakwood and Raiders reach last four

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Maccabi football rumour mill - January 16

By Danny Caro, January 16, 2015

Everyone loves a good gossip. Here's the latest word from Maccabi league changing rooms and terraces across the MGBSFL.

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Some want Luzon out the door before a ball has been kicked

By Danny Caro, January 16, 2015

Less than 24 hours after his appointment, it seems the jury is already out on Guy Luzon. Reports of reservations amongst the players and fans were doing the rounds, with supporters taking to Twitter, saying the club is “ruined” and describing the decision as “pathetic”.

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Danny Caro's Division 2 TOTW: January 11

By Danny Caro, January 15, 2015

Here are the star men from Division Two on Matchday 19 of the MGBSFL.

1. DAVID GORDON (FC Team C) - "made five or six saves to keep FC Team in the game"

2. OLIVER SEGAL (FC Team B) - "superb performance, nothing got past him and was a commanding presence" against Mill Hill

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MGBSFL Matchday 20 preview

By Danny Caro, January 15, 2015

The Cyril Anekstein Cup takes centre stages on Matchday 20 of the season, with three fourth round ties featuring the big guns, as well as a busy programme of league action. Danny Caro brings you his preview and predictions.

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Maccabi GB in new link-up with the JC

By Danny Caro, January 15, 2015

The JC this week joined forces with Maccabi GB to forge a new partnership.

We have been named official media partner of MGB, who were established in 1937, and will take an active role in helping provide sport, health and wellbeing programmes to the UK’s Jewish community.

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Danny Caro's Division 3 TOTW: January 11

By Danny Caro, January 14, 2015

Here are the top performers from Matchday 19 of the MGBSFL, as selected by the JC panel of judge.s

1. RYAN MONK (Boca Jewniors) - "after making a couple of great one on one saves keeping us in the match in his first game back from injury for six months"

2. HENRY LEWIS (Shacharit Donetsk) - received rapturous applause from home fans after an excellent 90 minutes

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