PMT final: Hendon pen pics


Meet the players from holders Hendon United Sports Club A ahead of Sunday's Peter Morrison Trophy showdown against North London Raiders.

RUSSELL CORIN (goalkeeper) - four kids under aged is why Sunday mornings is Russell’s favourite time of the week. Ain’t no mountain high enough to prevent Russ from turning up and putting it in week in week out – still one of the best in the league. If it goes to pens we win

BEN KON (right-back) - a Hendon stalwart for over 10 years – his testimonial was an emotional affair – a man of few words – except when he’s racing through the Megilla! Still more than capable of competing with the best and quickest in the league

ARI NEVIES (central defender) - Team joker, smoker, drinker but still more than reliable defender. Very strong tackler. Not been quite at this best this season but tends to come good on the big occasion. Late afternoon kick-off will suit

ALEX ROSENTHAL (central defender/wannabe centre forward) - another one of the more experienced brigade. Very solid when fully fit but had to contend with some injuries this year as the bones start to creak. Provides a superb end of season BBQ venue

ETHAN ZONE (left-back) - one of the fittest members of the squad having completed the marathon this year – ultra consistent and one of the first names on the team-sheet – threat going forward. Will be missed next season when going to Australia as will his girlfriend who is our No. 1 fan!

RAFI KON (defender/midfielder) - Club treasurer, admin secretary and full of opinions. Excellent squad member and good reader of the game. Has missed very few games in recent years and is a consistent performer. Keep it simple is his motto

GAV KRIEGER (defender) - first year in the squad and definitely wins most enthusiastic award. Despite not getting regular football has never let us down when called upon and he will not have a hair out of place on Sunday for the club photos. Loves a bit of gel!

SIMON PETERMAN (midfielder/defender) - bone-crunching, tough-tackling, old-school Sunday footballer – will let others around him play the fancy stuff but is vital for ball-winning attributes and cool experienced head

ARI LAST (midfielder and captain) - club skipper and former MGBSFL Player of the Year. Hugely respected by his peers and opponents. Can control a game from beginning to end – if he is on song then Hendon will be hard to stop. Still a colossus in midfield and will be desperate to lift the trophy. A true Hendon stalwart

AVI KORMAN (central midfield) - one of the best young players in the league – the real future of Hendon – leads by example – fantastic box-to-box player and always the first name on the teamsheet. Comes from the finest footballing Jewish stock in the country. David Garbacz's tip for cup final man of the match

YOAV KESTENBAUM (midfield/forward) - the player for the big occasion – missed out on last year’s final due to injury but can make a huge impact this time around. Feared throughout the league – superb skill and strength and a real potential match-winner

GREG CORIN (winger) - a Hendon and Maccabi league legend – been dazzling defenders for 10 years now and has superb touch and technique. One of the favourites for the player-manager role should the boss decide to retire – still a big threat and capable of a match winning moment of magic

DOVI FEHLER (Forward) - going for the Golden Boot award with over 25 goals this season. Blistering pace, great finisher and will not sleep for days leading up to this final. Photographers at the ready for the best goal celebration in the league – flying tzitzit and kippa will hopefully stay on. A real star

MOSES (Dave) SEITLER (forward/winger) - limited appearances this season due to University commitments but will play on Sunday and is true box office. Last year’s match-winner with two cup final goals – will be the name all NLR fans will dread to see in the starting line-up

ZAC LEWIS (forward) - burst onto the scene this season – well into double figures for goals scored and assists – hugely skillful and pacey and a fantastic dead-ball specialist. A magnificent addition to the squad and will only get better – another potential match-winner

ISRAEL LEWIS (Defender) - only played a handful of games due to a combination of injuries and airport taking responsibilities. Good utility squad member and fully capable if chance arrives

CHAIM KORMAN (utility player) - Sunday school commitments have prevented more appearances but the afternoon kick-off ensures availability. Incredible skilful young pacey footballer who literally can play anywhere on the park

DAVID GARBACZ (Manager) - massive speculation as to whether this is his final season. If it is he would love to go out with yet another trophy. Would be sorely missed by the press and wife is desperate for him to continue. Loves a quote and a wind-up. Going for an unprecedented 3rd consecutive PM trophy

CLUB COLOURS: Red shirts, red shorts, red stockings

SPONSORS: We would like to thank CMC markets for their hugely generous and much appreciated sponsorship. Despite also sponsoring the Land Rover BAR sailing team and other prestigious names, Peter Cruddas the boss of CMC assures us that Hendon is his real love, as long as we lift some silverware every year!



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