James Masters

Selwyn: This was our best yet

By James Masters, September 21, 2011

Ian Selwyn was left searching for superlatives following his Leeds Maccabi side’s latest performance – despite them crashing out of the L&D Jubilee Cup.

Maccabi suffered a 2-1 defeat by Wykebeck Arms in the first round of the competition but not before producing a stirring display.

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Selwyn proud after cup exit

By James Masters, September 19, 2011

L&D JUBLIEE CUP ROUND ONE
WYKEBECK ARMS 2 LEEDS MACCABI 1st 1
Ian Selwyn was left searching for superlatives following his Leeds Maccabi side’s latest performance – despite them crashing out of the L&D Jubilee Cup.

Maccabi suffered a 2-1 defeat by Wykebeck Arms in the first round of the competition but not before producing a stirring display.

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Students will be as good as gold, says Domb

By James Masters, September 19, 2011

David Domb has warned his Hyde Park Rovers stars to expect a tongue-lashing of epic proportions should they fail learn from last season’s disciplinary problems.

The Leeds University side finished third in the MJSL season but saw their challenge falter after suffering from a number of red cards and having the result of a fixture overturned.

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Maccabi make their point

By James Masters, September 19, 2011

TAMESIDE LEAGUE
RINGS O'BELLS 2 MANCHESTER MACCABI 2
Stuart Delmonte is adamant his Manchester Maccabi battlers will not be bullied into submission this season.

Alex Singer’s dramatic 94th minute equaliser ensured Maccabi claimed a point against Ring O’Bells following a highly-charged clash in Dunkinfield.

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I'm sticking with the kids, says Bentwood

By James Masters, September 16, 2011

Steve Bentwood is ready to prove you can win something with kids as his Manchester Maccabi 3rd starlets blasted their way to the top of the MJSL league table.

Bentwood’s young guns have won three out of three so far this term and will be gunning for another victory in this Sunday’s clash with Republic of Mancunia 2nd.

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We will learn and move on, says Delmonte

By James Masters, September 16, 2011

Stuart Delmonte has warned his Manchester Maccabi boys they face a daunting challenge when they take on title chasing Ring O’Bells.

Delmonte was left frustrated at his side’s dismal display during last Sunday’s 3-1 home league defeat by Silver Springs.

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Jacobson: We can beat Arsenal

By James Masters, September 15, 2011

Joe Jacobson is determined to leave Yossi Benayoun red-faced by dumping Arsenal out of the Carling Cup.

Jacobson is set to start against Benayoun on Tuesday night at the Emirates Stadium when League Two side Shrewsbury Town aim to record a huge upset in north London.

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Mistakes cost us, says Leeds manager

By James Masters, September 14, 2011

Leeds Maccabi 2nd boss Simon Fisher is remaining defiant despite his side suffering a 3-0 defeat against Osmondthorpe Rangers.

Louie Fisher and Mark Korn both wasted golden opportunities as Osmondthorpe took advantage to record a comfortable victory.

Despite an encouraging start, Leeds were unable to build on their supremacy and were made to pay for their wastefulness in front of goal.

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We only have ourselves to blame, says Tammam

By James Masters, September 14, 2011

Ray Tammam says his Manchester Maccabi side only have themselves to blame after collapsing to a seven-run defeat in their final game of the season.

Having dismissed Wilmslow for a paltry 63, Maccabi could muster just 56 in reply as their challenge faltered at the death in the Greater Manchester Amateur League.

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Ullman: we will bounce back from this mauling

By James Masters, September 9, 2011

Alex Ullmann is adamant his Leeds Maccabi side will bounce back from their nightmare opening day defeat after the MJSL new boys were handed a brutal battering.

Leeds were left reeling after being hit for eight against a rampant South Manchester 2nd as Neil Collins' men ran riot.

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Sporting snap up Herman

By James Masters, September 9, 2011

Gavin Sharpe is backing Sporting JLGB new boy Adam Herman to prove the signing of the summer following his stunning start to the season.

Herman managed just four goals last season while playing for Westdene 2nd but has bagged six in just two games for his new club.

And boss Sharpe says he cannot believe the transformation of the speedy winger, who is now one of the most feared players in the

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Maccabiah stars sparkle for South

By James Masters, September 9, 2011

South Manchester finished their season on a high with a nine-wicket demolition of Salford Jewish CC.

Steven Allweis (4-26) and Akiva Lieberman (3-17), who have both represented Team GB Juniors at Maccabiah level, stole the show as Salford were unable to repel some exceptional bowling.

Moshe Harris and Rafi Dover ensured Salford crept past the 50 mark before Jonathan Lieberman cleaned up the

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Leeds will improve, says Ullmann

By James Masters, September 8, 2011

Alex Ullmann is adamant his Leeds Maccabi side will bounce back from their nightmare opening day defeat after the MJSL new boys were handed a brutal battering.

Leeds were left reeling after being hit for eight against a rampant South Manchester 2nd as Neil Collins’ men ran riot.

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Sporting sign MJSL legend Hasid

By James Masters, September 8, 2011

Moshe Hasid has sent shockwaves through the MJSL by leaving Republic of Mancunia to sign for Sporting JLGB.

The 40-year-old striker, who signed off by scoring Republic’s winner in the victory over Crumpsall last week, has put pen to paper on a deal with Gavin Sharpe’s side.

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Israel overpowered by four-midable England

By James Masters, September 6, 2011

Israel’s young guns were blown away at Barnsley as England produced a stunning second-half comeback.

Mohammad Kilbat’s exquisite left-footed curling effort had given the visitors a half-time lead before Stuart Pearce’s men turned on the style.

New Arsenal signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was the star of the show as he ran Israel ragged in a second-half masterclass.

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Coronation challenge for Davis

By James Masters, September 2, 2011

Coronation Street could be set to take on the MJSL next season after Steve Davis revealed plans for the 2012 Ryan Lustgarten Shield.

Ryan Thomas, who plays Jason Grimshaw in the long-running soap opera, is hoping to bring a whole host of stars to honour the memory of his godfather.

Thomas is keen to make the 10th anniversary of the tournament a memorable one with actors from other famous soa

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Shocks galore in MJSL opener

By James Masters, September 2, 2011

Neil Collins, manager of South Manchester 2nd, believes he's turned into the MJSL's very own version of Arsene Wenger following his side's opening day disaster.

While Arsenal were busy getting thumped at Old Trafford, Collins' troops were given a footballing lesson by newly formed Republic of Mancunia's second string.

After losing out in the MJSL Charity Shield to Republic's first team, Coll

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Maccabi collapse

By James Masters, September 2, 2011

Ray Tammam blasted his Manchester Maccabi stay-away stars after his side suffered a brutal beating against title favourites Knight Riders at Woodbank Park.

Several first-team regulars decided to watch the afternoon's Premiership football, leaving Maccabi with just nine players including three 13-year-old boys.

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Maccabiah dream for Dos Santos

By James Masters, September 2, 2011

Swimmer Robert Dos Santos has set his sights on becoming a Maccabiah Games superstar following his 11-medal haul in Philadelphia.

Dos Santos claimed gold in the 200m butterfly at the JCC Games and ended up with six silvers and four bronze following an impressive performance.

The 13-year-old, who lives in Temple Fortune and attends the City of London School, showed his class to defeat boys mo

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Shachar all made up for world glory

By James Masters, August 25, 2011

Shachar Head loves doing her hair and make-up like any other teenage girl – but she's the only one with the Max Factor when it comes to powerlifting.

Born three months premature at just 2lbs 13oz, Head has grown to emerge as the most promising talent in the sport after breaking every world record on offer.

But while she's in the gym every day pumping iron alongside fully grown men with bul

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