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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: February 15

By Danny Caro, February 17, 2015

Here are my star men from Matchday 24 of the MGBSFL.

1. GIDEON CALLER (Hendon Utd SC B) - "playing in goal for the first time and made a couple of cracking stops as well as saving the penalty"

2. EITAN BEN-ZION (FC Team A) - kept the Lions at bay in a vital victory

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NLR wonder strikes sink Whetstone

By Danny Caro, February 17, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION TWO
AC WHETSTONE 1 NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS C 2

Zack Gothelf described AC Whetstone as "a credit to Jewish football" after two wonder strikes inspired Raiders C to a hard-earned victory.

Both NLR goals were of the top top draw, with one fan commenting "they wouldn't look out of place on Match of the Day".

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Rovers target cup double

By Danny Caro, February 16, 2015

Harry Roache bagged four goals as Heaton Park Rovers bid to end their season in style.

HPR have all but given up the ghost in the league with runaway leaders Leeds Maccabi on the verge of lifting the title.

But player-coach David Seligman is eying cup glory in the run-in following this 5-2 triumph over Oakhill Lions.

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Bharier brace hands Rovers title

By Danny Caro, February 16, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION THREE
LONDON ROVERS 3 FAITHFOLD B 1

Jeremy Brown was a proud man after watching his London Rovers team clinch the MGBSFL Division Three title following an exhilarating comeback against Faithfold B at West Hendon Playing Fields.

Two-goal hero Josh Bharier was in scintillating form as the MGBSFL new boys cemented the title with three games to spare.

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MGBSFL top-scorers: February 15

By Danny Caro, February 16, 2015

Daniel Garfinkle maintained his lead at the top of the MGBSFL goal charts, but Adam Ellis is making giant strides towards the top.

OVERALL

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

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22 - Avi Markiweicz (London Rovers)
Adam Ellis (Shacharit Donetsk)

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20 - James Gershfield (Harmen)

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Kutner puts Redbridge title party on hold

By Danny Caro, February 16, 2015

MGBSFL DIVISION ONE
LOS BLANCOS 5 REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE B 4

Joel Kutner's late strike saw Redbridge B suffer a case of title jitters as they failed to clinch the title after going down in a nine-goal thriller against Blancos.

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JC team of the week contenders: February 15

By Danny Caro, February 15, 2015

Here are the nominations from Matchday 24 of the MGBSFL.

GK
Gideon Caller (Hendon B)
Ricky Zeiderman (London Rovers)

DEFENDERS
Danny Moss (FC Team B)
Mark Singer (L'Equipe)
Aron Luftig (London Rovers)
Ezekiel Jacob (Hendon B)
Dave Levy, Elliott Coulton, Josh Cohen (all Real Sosobad)
Chaim Korman (Hendon A)
Adam Levine, Danny Ailion (both Oakwood A)

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MGBSFL Matchday 24 review

By Danny Caro, February 15, 2015

Norstar London Raiders A moved into the final of the Cyril Anekstein Cup thanks to a late goal which broke Oakwood hearts, while London Rovers were crowned champions of Division Three in a busy programme in the MGBSFL.

MATCHDAY 24 HEADLINES
CAC - Raiders late show breaks Oakwood hearts
BGT - L'Equipe frustrate Hendon
Prem Div - Hendon go seven points clear

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Ref wrong to call game off, say rivals

By Danny Caro, February 13, 2015

Martin Fox has leapt to the defence of referee Steven Russell following criticism of his decision to abandon a Maccabi League match which turned violent.

The MGBSFL second division relegation tussle between Jewdinese and Catford & Bromley Maccabi turned sour following an altercation between Jewdinese’s Josh Burchhardt and Catford’s Nick Goodmaker.

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MGBSFL Matchday 24 preview

By Danny Caro, February 11, 2015

Wingate & Finchley will be calling on Sunday as Oakwood A and Norstar London Raiders A lock horns for the third time this season, with NLR hoping that two league wins will count in their favour as they look to cement their place in the Anekstein Cup final for the second year in a row.

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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: February 8

By Danny Caro, February 10, 2015

Given the ill-feeling between Redbridge Jewish Care B and Norstar London Raiders B last season, it is so refreshing to see a happy ending.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: February 8

By Danny Caro, February 10, 2015

AC Whetstone's two-goal hero Dan Cohen produced a stunning strike in the five-goal thriller against Division Two table-toppers FC Team B.

The youngster smashed a 30-yard free-kick into the stantion, with joint-manager Clive Nathan describing it as" Eriksen-esque".

There was no run-up, and it seemed to be going over the bar before it dipped in, clipping the underside of the crossbar.

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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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