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Northern Team of the Week: February 20

By James Masters, February 20, 2012

Here is the Northern Team of the Week for February 20.

1. Alex Ullmann (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
2. Gidi Amar (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
3. Jack Roache (Oakhill)
4. Simon Nesbitt (Oakhill)
5. Adam Jackson (South Manchester SC 1st)
6. Bobby Fishel (Haroldeans)
7. Toby Levy (South Manchester SC 1st) STAR MAN
8. Marc Maynard (Oakhill)
9. Mark Korn (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
10. Bobby Abrams (Haroldeans)

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JC MSFL Top-scorers: February 19

By James Masters, February 20, 2012

25 - Craig Sandford (Glenthorne B)

22 - Jamie Kent (Brixton)

21 - Dan Hildebrand (Brady B - includes 7 for Faithfold)

20 - Saul Conway (Shirley Park)

19 - Doron Weinstein (Redbridge Jewish Care C)

17 - Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B)

16 – Dan Orgel (Redbridge JC B), Ben Hart, (NL Raiders C), Edward Green (Bilbaum)

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Northern team of the week nominations: February 20

By James Masters, February 20, 2012

Here are the Northern Team of the Week nominees for February 20.

Goalkeepers:
Alex Ullmann (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
Josh Samberg (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)
Jacob Shapiro (Oakhill)
Sam Franks (Broughton)

Defenders:
Adam Kristall (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
Adam Jackson (South Manchester SC 1st)
Jack Roache (Oakhill)
Simon Nesbitt (Oakhill)
Gidi Amar (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
Adam Boyars (Haroldeans)

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Leeds in seventh heaven

By James Masters, February 20, 2012

Leeds Sunday Alliance Premier Division
Republica International 1
Leeds Maccabi 1st 7

Leeds Maccabi 1st got their title tilt back on track after smashing seven past Republica International.

Dave Woolman grabbed four, while Dan Ross, Curtis Bitton-Price and Oshri Amar were also on target for Maccabi.

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MJSL round-up: February 19

By James Masters, February 20, 2012

Haroldeans proved they’re a bunch of ‘Bobby Dazzlers’ after racking up double figures against Crumpsall.

Bobby Abrams and Bobby Fishel both grabbed hat-tricks as the league leaders hit ten to bring up their 13th league win of the season.

Jamie Harris scored twice, while Zach Goodman and Adam Shiffman were also on target to help the Merseysiders move ever closer to the league title.

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Delmonte: South are invincible

By James Masters, February 16, 2012

Stuart Delmonte has piled the pressure on South Manchester's 'invincibles' by claiming his Maccabi side are huge underdogs ahead of their Peter Morrison Trophy quarter-final clash on Sunday.

Holders Maccabi have endured an inconsistent season in the Tameside League and have been ravaged by departures and injuries throughout the campaign.

But South have had no such problems, winning all 11 le

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JC MSFL Top-Scorers: February 14

By James Masters, February 14, 2012

22 - Craig Sandford (Glenthorne B)

21 - Jamie Kent (Brixton)

20 - Saul Conway (Shirley Park), Dan Hildebrand (Brady B - includes 7 for Faithfold)

19 - Doron Weinstein (Redbridge Jewish Care C)

17 - Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B)

16 – Dan Orgel (Redbridge JC B), Ben Hart, (NL Raiders C), Edward Green (Bilbaum)

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Gee: Haroldeans will bounce back

By James Masters, February 13, 2012

Haroldeans boss Ivan Gee insists his side will conquer their Manchester Maccabi 3rd hoodoo – despite crashing out of the Shonn Trophy.

Haroldeans have lost just twice all season and on both occasions it has been Steve Bentwood’s Maccabi side, which has done the damage.

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MJSL round-up: February 12

By James Masters, February 13, 2012

Haroldeans suffered cup heartache as they crashed out of the Shonn Trophy following a 2-0 defeat by Manchester Maccabi 3rd.

The MJSL league leaders, whose only league defeat of the campaign came against Maccabi earlier in the season, failed to gain revenge after the game was moved to Liverpool.

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MJSL preview: February 12

By James Masters, February 7, 2012

The MJSL will be hoping the weather holds with several sides looking to get their league and cup campaigns back underway.

Here, we look at all the big games in the MJSL, Shonn Trophy and Tony Cohen Cup coming up this Sunday.

Hyde Park Rovers vs Republic of Mancunia 2nd

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Bloom up for Anfield challenge

By James Masters, February 2, 2012

Tony Bloom was Down Under just a few days ago – but the Brighton chairman is on top of the world after his club secured a dream FA Cup tie at Liverpool.

Bloom, who flew back from Australia last week, was in the cheap seats last time the Seagulls visited Anfield for an FA Cup tie back in 1991.

Boyhood fan Bloom has already seen his side knock out Sunderland in the Carling Cup and defeat New

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JC MSFL Top-Scorers: January 29

By James Masters, January 30, 2012

Glenthorne United B joint-player-manager Craig Sandford remains out in front in the race for the JC MSFL Golden Boot.

22 - Craig Sandford (Glenthorne B)

20 - Saul Conway (Shirley Park), Dan Hildebrand (Brady B - includes 7 for Faithfold)

19 - Doron Weinstein (Redbridge Jewish Care C)

17 - Jamie Kent (Brixton), Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B)

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Northern team of the week nominations

By James Masters, January 30, 2012

Here are the nominations for the Northern Team of the Week.

Goalkeepers:
Simon Falk (Hyde Park Rovers)
Dan Garman (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
Daniel Caplin (Republic of Mancunia 2nd)

Defenders:
Harley Patoff (Hyde Park Rovers)
Paul Clayton (Hyde Park Rovers)
Adam Tauber (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
Ashley Loofe (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
Colin Abrahams (Leeds Maccabi 2nd)

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Miller mistake sends Oakwood through

By James Masters, January 30, 2012

PETER MORRISON TROPHY LAST 16
Oakwood 1 Leeds Maccabi 1st 0

Mark Miller secured his place on a DVD of goalkeeping bloopers after his shocking mistake cost Leeds Maccabi 1st a place in the quarter-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy.

Keeper Miller inexplicably carried Brad Wine's harmless effort over the goal line to leave both sets of players in disbelief.

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Domb salutes Hyde Park heroes

By James Masters, January 30, 2012

David Domb hailed his Hyde Park heroes after they booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy.

Jay Rosenthal and Oli Grant were on target as the Leeds-based students pulled off a stunning 2-1 win at MJSL Division Three side Shirley Park.

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MJSL round-up: January 29

By James Masters, January 30, 2012

Oakhill’s title challenge looks dead and buried after the Manchester students were held to a goalless draw by Republic of Mancunia 2nd.

The Lions are now 11 points behind league leaders Haroldeans with just seven games remaining and face a near impossible task to chase down the Merseysiders.

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Leeds 2nd end nightmare streak

By James Masters, January 30, 2012

Leeds Sunday Alliance Division One
Rodley Barge 0
Leeds Maccabi 2nd 5

Leeds Maccabi 2nd produced a five-star showing to finally end their nightmare run of form.

Simon Fisher’s men had failed to win a single league game, before finally claiming three precious points at the 12th time of asking.

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Maccabi need 'a miracle' to retain Morrison, says Delmonte

By James Masters, January 26, 2012

Manchester Maccabi boss Stuart Delmonte believes his team need an ‘absolute miracle’ if they are to reach the quarter-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy.

The holders face North London Raiders B at Uxbridge on Sunday and are set to be without a whole host of key players for the cup clash.

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Northern team of the week: January 22nd

By James Masters, January 23, 2012

Northern Team of the Week – January 22nd

Leeds Maccabi 1st goalkeeper Mark Miller has been named as the JC Northern Team of the Week Star Man.

Miller made several crucial saves during his side’s impressive 2-1 win over league leaders New Ireland Wood in the Leeds Sunday Alliance Premier Division.

JC Northern Team of the Week

Mark Miller (Leeds Maccabi 1st) STAR MAN

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Berke stunner wins it for Leeds

By James Masters, January 23, 2012

Leeds Sunday Alliance Division One
New Ireland Wood FC 1
Leeds Maccabi 1st 2

Steven Berke scored a miraculous late winner to give Leeds Maccabi a last-gasp victory and leave boss Ian Selwyn in a state of shock.

Selwyn was ready to unleash a verbal volley when Berke took aim from fully 45-yards in the dying minutes of their clash at league leaders New Ireland Wood.

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