James Masters

Abrams ready for Rovers return

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

Hyde Park Rovers boss David Domb has warned Haroldeans star Bobby Abrams to expect a red-hot reception from his former team-mates in Sunday’s showdown.

League leaders Haroldeans have won all eight league games this season with Abrams topping the MJSL goalscoring charts with ten to his name.

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We're ready for GB test, says Israel handball coach

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

Israel handball coach Shlomo Hoffman is in confident mood ahead of his side’s clash with Great Britain at Crystal Palace on tonight.

The team begin their quest for a place at the 2013 World Championship Finals by facing a British team preparing for the upcoming Olympic Games.

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Ullmann ready for Oakhill

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

Alex Ullmann has urged his Leeds Maccabi 3rd side to quash their reputation as the MJSL’s ‘pushovers’ by claiming their first win of the season.

Leeds have six of their seven league games so far this season with their only point coming against reigning champions Manchester Maccabi 3rd.

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Leeds ready for the unknown

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

Ian Selwyn admits his Leeds Maccabi 1st side face a trip into the unknown when they take on Cuedos Rangers in this weekend’s Leeds and District Sunday Jubilee Cup clash.

Cuedos defeated Leeds Maccabi 2nd in the opening round but remain a mystery to Selwyn, who has not watched the Bradford-based side this season.

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Northern team of the week

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

Here is my Northern Team of the Week:

Serge Fagelman (Broughton)

Avi Rosenthal (Haroldeans)

Dylan Sidle (Republic of Mancunia 1st)

David Seligman (Oakhill)

Toby Levy (South Manchester SC 1st)

Marc Yaffe (South Manchester SC 1st)

Gabriel Silva (Republic of Mancunia 2nd)

Jacob Brunner (Oakhill)

Adam Lavin (South Manchester SC 1st) STAR MAN

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Bentwood eyes cup glory

By James Masters, November 1, 2011

Steve Bentwood has set his sights on cup success after his Manchester Maccabi 3rd side suffered their second league defeat of the season.

The reigning champions went down 3-1 at Oakhill on Sunday and are now ten points behind league leaders Haroldeans.

Maccabi’s form has been patchy in recent weeks with their humbling by Crumpsall sending shockwaves through the MJSL.

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Collins delighted for South's Stewart

By James Masters, November 1, 2011

South Manchester 2nd boss Neil Collins paid tribute to Gary Stewart after the goalkeeper returned from an horrific eye injury in Sunday’s win over Broughton.

Stewart came within millimetres of losing his sight after being caught by Haroldeans’ Adam Boyars during last month’s 4-1 defeat against the Merseysiders.

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Simons happy with second string

By James Masters, November 1, 2011

Manchester Maccabi 2nd claimed a battling point after recording a 2-2 draw against Mundo in their latest Manchester Accountants League Division One game.

Ben Annis marked his debut with a stunning 25-yard strike as Martin Simons’ men got a deserved reward for their performance.

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Rosenberg salutes Maccabi heroes

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Tony Rosenberg hailed his Manchester Maccabi 1st battlers after they crashed out of the Manchester FA Sunday Cup in heartbreaking fashion.

A goal six minutes from time was enough to give Trafford FC of the Altrincham Sunday League Premier Division a place in the next round and kill off Maccabi’s hopes.

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Northern team of the week nominations

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Northern Team of the Week nominations:

Goalkeepers:
Serge Fagelman (Broughton)
Mike Hirshman (Republic of Mancunia 1st)

Defenders:
Toby Levy (South Manchester 1st)
Dylan Sidle (Republic of Mancunia 1st)
Nathan Ezair (South Manchester 2nd)
Jack Rowe (South Manchester 2nd)
Avi Rosenthal (Haroldeans)
Rafi Lewis (Manchester Maccabi 2nd)
David Seligman (Oakhill)
Jack Roache (Oakhill)

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Selwyn proud of Maccabi

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Leeds Sunday Alliance Premier Division
Waggon Athletic 1
Leeds Maccabi 1st 0

Leeds Maccabi 1st boss Ian Selwyn paid tribute to his players after they took league leaders Waggon Athletic to the wire on Sunday.

Maccabi produced one of their most impressive performances of the season against the unbeaten table-toppers but somehow failed to take a deserved point from the contest.

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Domb doubts title talk

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

David Domb insists his Hyde Park side have not given up hope of landing the MJSL title but concedes they face an almighty challenge to dislodge league leaders Haroldeans.

The Leeds-based students were held to a 1-1 draw by Republic of Mancunia 1st after Mark Clayton atoned for his earlier own-goal with a dramatic equaliser.

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Oakhill delight for Daniels

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Josh Daniels heaped praise on his Oakhill Lions after they tore Manchester Maccabi 3rd to shreds.

The Manchester students produced a rampant performance with Marc Woolfe, Michael Massarano and Harry Roache on target in the 3-1 win.

Sheldon Lee’s effort for the reigning champions briefly threatened a comeback but Oakhill held on to extend their unbeaten run to six league games.

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Sharpe ready for Sporting talks

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Gavin Sharpe is ready to hold heart to heart talks with his Sporting JLGB players following their latest defeat.

The Sporting boss has been left dejected by his side’s failure to turn their dominance into goals and is considering big changes for Sunday’s clash with South Manchester 2nd.

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Frustration for Levy

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Republic of Mancunia 2nd boss Paul Levy was left frustrated after his side threw away a two-goal lead to draw with Crumpsall.

Gab Silva and Daniel Klapisch looked to have wrapped up the win to take Republic up to second in the MJSL before they fell apart after the break.

Shaya Halpern’s brace ensured Crumpsall grabbed an unlikely point to extend their unbeaten run to three matches.

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Paper talk inspires Haroldeans

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Haroldeans boss Ivan Gee says Sporting JLGB’S determination to end his side’s unbeaten start to the season was the motivating factor behind an eighth successive league victory.

Sporting manager Gavin Sharpe had come out with some fighting pre-match talk by claiming his team were ready to put an end to the Merseysiders’ stunning run of form.

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MJSL round-up: October 30

By James Masters, October 31, 2011

Haroldeans look set to have the MJSL title wrapped up before the end of the year after they moved nine points clear at the top.

Cabral Christian’s brace and a goal from captain Danny Burman was enough to see off Sporting JLGB 3-1 in a hard-fought encounter.

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Champions Brady march on

By James Masters, October 27, 2011

Defending champions Brady Maccabi A maintained a five point lead at the top of Division One with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over South Mancs.

It needed an excellent display from keeper Adam Meranda in a game where strikes from Scott Ansher and Mark Wagman saw Brady home.

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Sharpe: We can stop Haroldeans

By James Masters, October 27, 2011

Sporting JLGB boss Gavin Sharpe has sent runaway league leaders Haroldeans a warning ahead of Sunday’s showdown.

The Sporting boss is adamant his side can become the first in the MJSL to get the better of the Merseysiders this season.

Haroldeans have stormed to the top of the table after winning all seven of their league games but Sharpe is backing his boys to cause an upset.

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Blackston relishing Rovers test

By James Masters, October 26, 2011

Republic of Mancunia 1st boss Les Blackston is expecting a tough test when his side take on Hyde Park Rovers this weekend.

Republic overcame Sporting JLGB 2-1 last Sunday to book their place in the last eight of the Harold Feldman Trophy and set up a clash with MJSL league leaders Haroldeans.

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