MSFL Matchday 8: What they said


There were some cracking quotes on Matchday 8 of the JC MSFL season. Here is the pick of the bunch.

“Hendon are a great side but today was all about us.”
Proud FC Team A boss Mitch Young on the 3-0 demolition of champions Hendon


“They are a good side but our quality came out on top in the end."

Glenthorne boss Sam Rosenthal following the 1-0 win over Camden Park


“We were a different side in the second half. It was all one-way traffic, but they parked the bus.”

Nick Kagan on the comeback that never happened


“RA Noe epitomised everything that was good about our second half performance and got a goal at the death that was thoroughly deserved.”

Hendon B joint-manager Chaim Gothold reflecting on the 6-2 demolition of Faithfold B


“Forget Hoy, forget Murray, forget The Ryder Cup. This was special. Dave Epstein scored his first goal in 8 years in style.”

Oakwood B boss Ian Tussie waxes lyrical after the 7-1 demolition of Boca


"Tus is the first guy what's believed in me. He's not only a great boss but he's a great bloke too. It's well documented that I fell out with Rick Blank who treated me like a piece of leftover matzah on seder night, but Tus has gave me the confidence to believe in myself again. That goal was for him and is two fingers up at blank."

Oakwood B’s Dave Epstein looks back on that goal


“It was wonderful to hear about Dave Epstein scoring for the seconds. His relationship with management over the past 12 months has been volatile and well documented. But him and Tus seem to have this Mancini/ Balotelli think going on - and it's bringing the best out of him. If there's a more natural goal-scorer in Jewish football I'd like to meet him. Coz he sounds wicked.”

The response from Ric Blank


“We didn't have a chance against an efficient Oakwood.”

Brixton boss John Nitka on the 6-0 battering by Oakwood


“John has called us efficient - we were more than efficient. We were excellent.”

Ric Blank blasts back at Brixton


“Even this early on I think we’re out of the title chase.”

Chigwell Athletic chief Richard Slater on the 1-1 draw with Woodford


“This game showed that we have a squad capable of contending for the league.”

Temple Fortune B player-manager and hat-trick hero Terry Jeffries after they hit Loughton Orient for six


“There is a long way to go in the season and we know we are capable of much better. Don't write us off just yet!”

Joe Levy after AC Mill Hill’s 5-0 mauling at the hands of FC Team C


“That was comfortably the best 90 we've played this season as a team.”

Jubilant Norstar C chief Zack Gothelf after his team claimed their first-ever MSFL win, beating L’Equipe 2-0


“Under-achieving last season and the combination of a few new faces has really made them a team to watch.”

Mike Myers believes FC Team C are going places after thumping Mill Hill


“We’re picking up far too many injuries this season and seriously dangerous play needs to be addressed on a consistent basis.”

Shirley Park’s Dave Lusman looks back on the bruising 4-4 draw against Fortune


“I know one Aussie reading this in NYC will be particularly happy with the result today.”

Rob Richman shoots from the hip after his Raiders romped home at Rowley Lane


“This week we got back towards playing our kind of football. I think we strung more consecutive passes together in the opening five minutes than the we did in the whole of the Harmen match last week.”

Lions B supremo Jamie Kyte on the 3-1 win at UJIA


“We were solid, professional and Baumtastic ... like an ice cold pickled herring.”

Mark Pasha, who else, on the stunning 3-0 win at Glenthorne B


“Whenever we did create decent chances we found a keeper in inspired form who had simply decided he wasn't going to get beaten.”

Hendon boss David Garbacz sings the praises of FC Team keeper Ed Bloom


“The last few weeks we haven't been ourselves. On Sunday we got back to basics and enjoying our football.”

Brady B manager Josh Dagul revels in the limelight after the big win at Redbridge B


“I wasn't around but have been informed that we were brilliant, the scoreline says it all. Half our squad missing but what a result!”

Blizzard boss Simon Linden hot off the grapevine


“Johnny Lee and Marcus Jacobs injured themselves when colliding into one another and we found ourselves carrying two hobblers going into the second half.”

Lester Jacobs on Catford’s misfortune against Blizzard


“I’m very disappointed about our second half performance which will not be repeated again this season.”

Brady A manager Joel Nathan on the capitulation against Redbridge


“Our results this season haven’t complemented our performances so far, our international break to Spain did not help our rhythm but I expect in the near future we will climb up the table.”

Ben Rosenthal on Woodford’s resurgence after the 1-1 derby draw


“Sunday’s game was one the most ridiculous results I have ever been involved in. Norstar scored from their only two chances and we failed to score from our 15+ attempts on goal. That’s football and if you don’t score you can’t win the game but I really can’t stress how one sided the game was.”

L’Equipe David Prager on Norstar C’s smash and grab

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