Once bitten, twice shy as Lerner teaches Neasden a lesson


Rob Lerner came back to haunt his old club as he booked Brady Maccabi a place in the second round of the JC League Cup with a 2-1 victory over North West Neasden B.

Eli Houri (4), Jeremy Elster (3) and player-manager Phil Peters (2) steered UJS Norstar A to a 9-0 drubbing of HMH.

A hat-trick from Paul Lenchner lifted Faithfold A to second in the JC MSFL Premier Division following a 4-0 victory over Hendon United B. Substitute Daniel Stock was also on target.

Steve Summers (2), Mitch Lassman, Sam Vangelder and James Rubin steered Redbridge Jewish Care A to third with a 5-0 success against Bafana Bafana.

South Manx A returned to winning ways with Jamie Kent (2), Paul Babai, Alon Hershkorn and Elliot Stern on the mark in a 5-0 demolition of Glenthorne United A.

Division One leaders Southgate Harmen A suffered their first defeat of the season. They were beaten 4-2 by North London Raiders A through strikes from Jacob Gold, Adam Posner, Jonny Blain and an own goal. Ori Kobi and Alex Bourne replied. Raiders joint-manager Adam Fegan said: “This is a massive result against a very good and organised side. Our team absolutely worked their socks off.”

Rob Benson hit the target five times as Temple Fortune came back from 5-2 down to draw at London Maccabi Lions C. Jon Green (4) and Bradley Lazarus netted for Lions. Fortune boss Andy Souber said: “It was a fabulous comeback and felt like a victory.”

Steve Bloom’s first goal in a North London Raiders B shirt was not enough to take the team to the top of the table as they drew against Southgate Harmen B. Elliot Wallis scored the equaliser.

Montana Boca United B made it four out of four in Division Three with a 4-0 drubbing of Catford & Bromley Darren Bloom, Jeff Gotch, Mark Simons and Yuval Raeburn were the scorers.

Second-placed Hendon C were held by FC Marylebone. Adam Hersh’s opener for Hendon was cancelled out by Manu Heymann. Marylebone captain Marc Taboul commented: “We dominated them physically but more importantly, mentally.

Elliott Gold (2) and Jerome Marks (2) were among the scorers as Woodford Wanderers walloped AC Cricklewood 6-0.

Sam Connor, Neil Marcus and Josh Flax lifted Zig Zag into the top five after they overcame FC Heath 3-2. Josh Lewis (3), Yoni Conway and Matt Gilberry eased L’Equipe to a 5-2 win over Faithfold C.

Real Life boosted their Division Four title hopes with a 6-2 hammering of Jewventus. Jonny Bruck (2), Eddie Lewin, Jamie Myers, Dan Markeson and Wayne Davidson scored the goals.

Two from Dovid Greenberg plus one apiece from Moishe Noe and David Israel set up Hendon United D’s 4-3 win over Blizzard Storm. Joe Stolerman (2) and Joel Kutner replied.

David Blitz, David Blackman, Jason Silver and Jordan Sapler helped Glenthorne B beat Pinner JFC 4-0.

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