James Masters

JC MSFL Top-Scorers: November 25

By James Masters, November 26, 2012

Lee Cash moved clear at the top of the Premier Division leaderboard but the weather prevented league top-scorer Jamie Kent from adding to his tally.

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24 - Jamie Kent (Shirley Park)

14 - Adam Hersh (Los Blancos), Yishai Last (Hendon B), Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)

12 - Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B), Richard Fogelman (Jewventus), Alex Elf (Hendon Utd SC C)

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Gold means so much to Head

By James Masters, November 23, 2012

Shachar Head believes she has finally overcome her demons following her triumph at the World Powerlifting Championships.

The 16-year-old, who won the 70-80kg crown in Rockland last week, has had to roll with the punches after enduring a difficult year.

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JC MSFL top-scorers: November 19

By James Masters, November 19, 2012

Jamie Kent drew a blank this week but the Shirley Park marksman continues to lead the way at the top of the JC MSFL goal-scoring charts.

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24 - Jamie Kent (Shirley Park)

14 - Adam Hersh (Los Blancos), Yishai Last (Hendon B), Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)

12 - Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B), Richard Fogelman (Jewventus), Alex Elf (Hendon Utd SC C)

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Northern Football round-up: November 18

By James Masters, November 19, 2012

South Manchester Sports 1st booked their place in the National Round of the Peter Morrison Trophy following a titanic tussle against Glasgow Maccabi.

South, who have been flying in the Manchester Accountants League, edged out their opponents 2-1 thanks to goals from Adam Lavin and Ben Peppi.

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Delmonte: Republic cup win sealed with a kiss

By James Masters, November 16, 2012

Stuart Delmonte was left feeling the love after his Republic of Flixton side shocked Leeds Maccabi 1st in the Peter Morrison Trophy.

Delmonte led the celebrations after goals from Rob Jacobs and Adam Tauber sent the MJSL league leaders into the last 16 of the national competition.

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Selwyn wants Leeds response

By James Masters, November 12, 2012

Ian Selwyn has urged his Leeds Maccabi side to shake off their ‘bridesmaids’ tag and finally end their wait for silverware.

The Leeds boss was left frustrated following his side's 2-0 defeat by MJSL league leaders Republic of Flxiton.

Maccabi wasted a whole host of chances and were punished as goals from Rob Jacobs and Adam Tauber sent Selwyn’s side spinning out of the competition.

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JC MSFL Top-Scorers: November 11

By James Masters, November 12, 2012

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24 - Jamie Kent (Shirley Park)

14 - Adam Hersh (Los Blancos)

12 - Yishai Last (Hendon B), Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B), Richard Fogelman (Jewventus)

11 - Alex Elf (Hendon Utd SC C), Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)

10 - Lee Cash (Neasden A)

9 - Gideon Gold (Shirley Park), Jono Gaon (Tottenham Chutspah), Stefan Benfredj (Shirley Park), Chaim Gothold (Hendon B)

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Northern Football round-up: November 11

By James Masters, November 12, 2012

Republic of Flixton sent shockwaves through the Peter Morrison Trophy after stunning Leeds Maccabi 1st with a heroic 2-0 victory.

The MJSL league leaders booked their place in the last 16 of the national competition courtesy of strikes from Rob Jacobs and Adam Tauber.

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JC MSFL top-scorers: November 4

By James Masters, November 5, 2012

He may not have been on the winning side on Sunday, but Brixton hotshot Jamie Kent added another goal to his tally to extend his lead at the top of the JC MSFL Goals table.

OVERALL
21 - Jamie Kent (Shirley Park)

12 - Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B)

11 - Yishai Last (Hendon B), Adam Hersh (Los Blancos), Alex Elf (Hendon Utd SC C)

10 - Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)

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Republic in cup exit

By James Masters, November 5, 2012

Republic of Flixton’s preparations for next weekend’s Peter Morrison Trophy clash took a knock after they were dumped out of the FA Sunday Amateur Trophy.

The MJSL league leaders were beaten 3-1 by Eccles Premier Division side Salford Athletic in a hard-fought encounter.

Rob Jacobs’ second half strike had given Republic hope after they trailed 2-0 at the break.

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Cup joy for Leeds

By James Masters, November 5, 2012

West Ridng County FA Sunday Trophy Round Two
Waterloo FC 1
Leeds Maccabi 1st 6

Leeds Maccabi 1st cruised into the third round of the West Riding Trophy after crushing Waterloo FC.

Dan Seligman hit a hat-trick as Leeds followed up last week’s 5-0 win over West Wortley with a 6-1 demolition job.

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Head of the class again

By James Masters, November 5, 2012

Shachar Head described the feeling of becoming a Powerlifting world champion has ‘unreal’ following her latest triumph.

The 16-year-old broke three "teenage 2" world records during the World Championship in Rockland on the way to the 70-80kg crown.

Head shattered her own record in the squat, lifting 137.5kg before producing a remarkable deadlift of 160kg.

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Northern Football round-up: November 4

By James Masters, November 5, 2012

Haroldeans piled the pressure back on Republic of Flixton after drawing level with Stuart Delmonte’s men at the top of the MJSL.

The Merseysiders, who cruised to the title last season, eased past Leeds Maccabi 2nd 5-0 with Paul Harris, Sam Kersh, Jamie Harris, Adam Cross and Jonny Harris doing the damage.

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Northern football round-up: October 28

By James Masters, October 29, 2012

Leeds Maccabi 1st produced a five-star showing as they continued their stunning start to the season.

Ian Selwyn’s men cruised to a 5-0 away win at West Wortley to make it five wins from their opening six league games in the Sunday Alliance Premier Division.

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Benayoun will get his chance now, says Sam

By James Masters, October 25, 2012

Yossi Benayoun has been backed to go from strength to strength after breaking into the West Ham side.

The Israel international, who was axed by national coach Eli Guttman for the recent World Cup qualifiers against Luxembourg, had been left fearing the worst after failing to make the breakthrough into the first-team following his loan move from Chelsea.

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Republic shock Stars

By James Masters, October 22, 2012

Stuart Delmonte heaped praise on his Republic of Flixton heroes after they secured a stunning 3-2 victory over Sierra Stars in the Manchester FA Sunday Amateur Cup.

Trailing by a single goal at the break against the Manchester Amateur Sunday League side, Republic hit back through Leor Sidle to take the game into extra-time.

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Northern Football round-up: October 21

By James Masters, October 22, 2012

Manchester Maccabi 1st cruised into the second round of the Peter Morrison Trophy after crushing Oakhill Lions.

Maccabi, who won the competition in 2010, were rarely troubled by the MJSL side as they cruised to a 7-1 victory.

Martin Simons’ side will now take on FC Cosmos for a place in the Third Round.

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South survive scare

By James Masters, October 22, 2012

Manchester Accountants League Premier Division
South Manchester Sports Club 1st 4
PWC 3

South Manchester Sports Club 1st survived an almighty scare to claim their third consecutive league win of the season.

Leading 3-0 at the break, South allowed PWC to roar back to 3-3 before Adam Lavin’s last minute strike ensured victory.

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Danny proves he’s ready to shine

By James Masters, October 15, 2012

Daniel Aharanov made an explosive start to his professional boxing career after claiming an impressive debut victory against light-middleweight opponent Kevin McCauley.

The 19-year-old from Bat Yam recorded a 40-37 points victory at Camden Town Hall as he underlined his credentials with an action-packed showing.

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Perlman honoured to host prestigious team

By James Masters, October 15, 2012

Stanley Perlman, the chairman of the Israel Cricket Association, says the visit of the Lords and Commons Cricket Club is a great honour for the country.

The group, which arrived in Israel yesterday, is made up of MPs from the Conservative and Labour parties and is led by former England spinner John Emburey.

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