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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: February 8

By Danny Caro, February 10, 2015

Here is my Select XI from Matchday 23 of the MGBSFL.

1. DAVID SIMNOCK (NL Raiders B) - nominated by both teams, "dominated his area and was responsible for a string of great saves, a superb keeper"

2. TOBY NATHAN (AC Whetstone) - "tackled everything that came his way, including the opposition dug-out at one point!"

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MGBSFL top-scorers: February 8

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2015

OVERALL

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

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22 - Avi Markiweicz (London Rovers)

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20 - James Gershfield (Harmen)

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19 - Adam Ellis (Shacharit Donetsk)

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18 - Jake Gilbert (NL Raiders B)

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Green comes back to haunt Lions

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2015

MGBSFL PREMIER DIVISION
HARMEN 5 MACCABI LONDON LIONS BLUE 1

James Gershfield and Daniel Green fired doubles as Harmen kept alive their title challenge with a convincing 5-1 success over Lions Blue.

In a week where Harmen struggled for numbers, there were stand-out performances from debutant Kane Swerner, a half-fit Danny Cohen and Jake Gottleib sealed the points this week.

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Brave Lions go down fighting

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2015

GARSTON VETS LEAGUE
BUSHEY SPORTS CLUB 2 LONDON LIONS 0

London Lions suffered a 2-0 defeat in their latest match in the Garston Vets League against a strong Bushey Sports Club team.

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RJC and NLR promoted, but title on ice for now

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION ONE
NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS B 2 REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE B 2

The champagne remains on ice for Redbridge Jewish Care B in terms of the title, but both they and Norstar London Raiders B were toasting promotion after a four-goal thriller at Brunel.

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Korman shows his class

By Danny Caro, February 8, 2015

MGBSFL PREMIER DIVISION
FC TEAM A 0 HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 3

David Garbacz says Hendon overcame a potential banana skin as they extended their lead at the top thanks to Avi Korman's double in the 3-0 success at FC Team A.

Simon Peterman sealed the victory as Hendon boosted their treble hopes by completing a hat-trick of wins of FC Team A this season.

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More penalty heartbreak for Grant

By Danny Caro, February 8, 2015

Avram Grant's penalty shoot-out misery continued as Ghana lost the Africa Cup of Nations final against Ivory Coast.

There were no goals in normal time or extra-time in Equatorial Guinea, and Ivory Coast went on to win 9-8 in sudden death, with veteran keeper Boubacar Barry, 35, saving two spot-kicks and scoring the winner.

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JC team of the week: the contenders - February 8

By Danny Caro, February 8, 2015

Here are the nominations from Matchday 23 of the MGBSFL.

GK
Yehuda Fink (Hendon B)
Richard Caplin (Redbridge A)
David Grossman (FC Team B)
David Simnock (NL Raiders B)

DEFENDERS
Ezekiel Jacob, James Neidle (both Hendon B)
Toby Nathan (AC Whetstone)
Dan Andrews (Neasden)
Johnny Beilin (Oakwood B)
Danny Cohen (Harmen)
Jake Yudelowitz (NL Raiders B)

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MGBSFL Matchday 23 review

By Danny Caro, February 8, 2015

FC Team B closed in on the Division Two title with a hard-fought win over AC Whetstone, while Redbridge B missed the chance to cement the Division One title on Matchday 23 of the MGBSFL.

MATCHDAY 23 HEADLINES
CAC - Five-star Neasden set up Hendon clash
BGT - Super SPEC FC off to a flyer
Prem Div - Hendon pull clear at the top
Div 1 - Raiders make Redbridge wait

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Wizard Wolfson made to feel right at home in Hong Kong

By Danny Caro, February 6, 2015

The pulling power of the JC never ceases to amaze. Just a couple of weeks after I reported that Jamie Wolfson of Norstar London Raiders was going to live Hong Kong, I bring news of a big-money move.

No sooner had Wolfson started to settle down to life in the Far East than did Hong Kong Maccabi FC flex their muscles in the January transfer window and move for the wing wizard.

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Pool queen Halter considers retirement

By Danny Caro, February 6, 2015

Susan Halter is considering retiring from international competition after medalling at the South East Masters and Senior age group long course event in Crawley.

With no opposition in her category, the former Olympian, aged 87, won gold in both the 50m and 100 backstroke races.

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Matchday 23 weekend preview

By Danny Caro, February 4, 2015

The Barry Goldstein Trophy gets under way on Matchday 23 of the MGBSFL, while there's also action in the Cyril Anekstein Cup, but all eyes will be on the league, with key action in all four divisions.

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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: February 1

By Danny Caro, February 3, 2015

Goalkeepers and referees are often the forgotten men at the end of a football match. But not this week.

After a dramatic 90 minutes in a relegation six-pointer against Jewdinese, AC Whetstone showed a touch of class when he paid tribute to the performance of the man in black, Laurence Thorne.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: February 1

By Danny Caro, February 3, 2015

It was as though time stood still when JONAH GORDON-BOYD did the unthinkable, with a strike described by his manager than better than Beckham's.

With a gripping contest deadlocked at 3-3, the magical Gordon-Boyd produced an outstanding effort of sheer individual brilliance, with an attempt that few would've been brave enough to try.

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: February 1

By Danny Caro, February 3, 2015

Here are the top men from Matchday 22 of the MGBSFL.

1. DAVID SIMNOCK (NL Raiders B) - "made a number of good saves against Blizzard, with great handling in tricky windy conditions"

2. JOSH PISTOL (NL Raiders A) - SEE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

3. NICK SMITH (Faithfold A) - rock solid in the 2-1 win at cup semi-finalists Oakwood

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Gilbert takes Raiders B towards Promised Land

By Danny Caro, February 2, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION ONE
NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS B 3 BLIZZARD STORM 0

Jonathan Adelman insists promotion would be a major achievement after NLR B took another big step towards the Premier Division with a professional 3-0 victory over Blizzard Storm.

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It's all about Ghana now, says Grant

By Danny Caro, February 2, 2015

Avram Grant insists Ghana will focus on their own game ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Equatorial Guinea.

Strikes from Christian Atsu (2) and Kwesi Appiah wrapped up a 3-0 victory over Guinea in the last eight.

Grant believes his team are improving with every game, with a run of three straight victory following their defeat in the group opener against Senegal.

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MGBSFL goal charts - February 1

By Danny Caro, February 2, 2015

Daniel Garfinkle returned to the top of the MGBSFL leaderboard after firing both goals in the win over Camden Park on Matchday 22.

OVERALL

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

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22 - Avi Markiweicz (London Rovers)

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19 - Adam Ellis (Shacharit Donetsk)

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Sunday best delights Richman

By Danny Caro, February 2, 2015

MGBSFL PREMIER DIVISION
HARMEN 0 NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS A 4

Rob Richman believes Norstar London Raiders showed another side to their game after a polished 4-0 performance against title rivals Harmen.

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Heroic Haik punishes Oakwood

By Danny Caro, February 2, 2015

MGBSFL PREMIER DIVISION
OAKWOOD A 1 FAITHFOLD A 2

Zuriel Solomon believes a new formation has helped Faithfold take their game to a new level after they registered an impressive 2-1 victory over Anekstein Cup semi-finalists Oakwood.

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