WEEK ELEVEN REVIEW:
RESULTS AT A GLANCE (SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL REVIEW):
Brady Maccabi A 1 London Maccabi Lions White 2
Hendon United A 0 Norstar London Raiders A 0
London Maccabi Lions Blue 0 FC Team A 2
Oakwood A 3 Camden Park 0
Redbridge A 1 Faithfold A 0
Brixton Old Boys 3 Hendon United B 1
Chigwell Athletic P North West Neasden P
Los Blancos 8 Shirley Park 3
SPEC 1 Brady Maccabi B 3
Woodford Wanderers 1 Southgate Harmen 3
Athletic Bilbaum 0 Norstar London Raiders B 5
FC Team C P Oakwood B P
London Haroldeans 5 Blizzard Storm 3
AC Whetstone P Temple Fortune P
Boca Jewniors 3 Hendon United C 6
Catford & Bromley P Loughton Orient P
Faithfold C P L’Equipe P
King Crown 0 Jewdinese 1
WEEK ELEVEN PHOTOGALLERY:
WEEK ELEVEN MATCH REPORTS:
TEAM OF THE WEEK NOMINATIONS:
David Simnock (Norstar London Raiders B)
Dan Silverman (FC Team A)
Ari Nevies (Hendon United A)
Jamie Murray (London Maccabi Lions White)
Rob Blackman (Norstar London Raiders A)
Alex Bloch (Norstar London Raiders A)
David Rhodes (Norstar London Raiders A)
Josh Pistol (Norstar London Raiders A)
Sam McCarthy (Redbridge A)
Mitch Green (Southgate Harmen)
James Sandler (Southgate Harmen)
Daniel Harrod (Brady Maccabi B)
Reiss Mogilner (Brady Maccabi B)
Jake Gotlieb (Faithfold A)
Jon Breger (FC Team A)
David Elf (Hendon United C)
Jono Nesbitt (Hendon United C)
Gab Saul (Hendon United C)
Zac Rose (London Maccabi Lions White)
Adam Joselyn (Norstar London Raiders A)
Jeremy Elster (Norstar London Raiders B)
Steve Gevertz (Redbridge A)
Alex Bowman (Southgate Harmen)
Ben David (Hendon United C)
Jono Gaon (Los Blancos)
David Dinkin (Norstar London Raiders A)
Adam Stolerman (Redbridge A)
Alex Bowman (Southgate Harmen)
GOAL OF THE WEEK NOMINATIONS:
1) Ben Henry (Southgate Harmen) – Got the ball 30 yards out and unleashed a cracker leaving the Woodford goalkeeper no chance
2) Dan Henig (SPEC) – Great interplay from Marc Hecht and Dan Cohen saw the latter’s pass dummied by Ashley Burns, allowing Henig to curl a 25 yard effort into the far corner
3) Marcus Mann (London Haroldeans) – Flicked and tricked his way down the left wing, before cutting inside and whipping a wonderstrike into the top corner
4) James Abrams (London Haroldeans) – From a quick thinking throw in, ran down the line, cut inside and finished from a narrow angle
SAVE OF THE WEEK NOMINATIONS:
1) David Simnock (Norstar London Raiders B) – Produced a sprawling save from Jake Gilbert as the Bilbaum striker was bearing down on goal towards him in a one-on-one situation
QUOTE OF THE WEEK NOMINATIONS:
1) Sam Castle (Southgate Harmen) – “Woodford are top of the league and we took them to the cleaners.”
2) Joel Nathan (Brady Maccabi A) – “Not a happy Brady camp.”
BRADY MACCABI A 1 LONDON MACCABI LIONS WHITE 2
The Lions put to an end a run of seven straight losses as they picked up not only their first win, but first points of the season thanks to goals from Zac Rose and Sam Shooter.
Adam Arnold scored from the penalty spot for Brady, for whom manager Joel Nathan told jewishnews.co.uk: “Not a happy Brady camp. Today we were second best for 60 minutes and it has been like that too many times this season.
“We had to make a lot of changes from last week but the boys who played know they should have done better this morning. Well done to the young Lions side as they showed great spirit through out the game and never gave us a second.
“We have a break from the league for a couple of weeks as we have back-to-back cup games and the boys know they owe each other a big performance next time.”
HENDON UNITED SPORTS A 0 NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS A 0
A rare goalless draw saw the leaders draw just their second game of the season.
LONDON MACCABI LIONS BLUE 0 FC TEAM A 2
Team leapfrogged their opponents in the table as goals from Adam Rones and Dec Selbo saw them win at the Lane.
Team player-manager Mitch Young told jewishnews.co.uk: “It was a very comfortable win where we bossed the game from the start. I am disappointed not to have scored more but overall happy with the team performance and a clean sheet is always nice.”
OAKWOOD A 3 CAMDEN PARK 0
Oakwood claimed their first win – and points of the season as two goals from Anthony Kintish along with Guy Helman’s strike saw them to the win.
Camden player-manager Nick Kagan told jewishnews.co.uk: “We have to take a long hard look at ourselves after this one. Outplayed and outfought throughout, easily our worst performance of the season. Hopefully this will act as a kick up the tuchus and get us at least back to the level where we were competing in every game.”
REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE A 1 FAITHFOLD A 0
Redbridge propelled themselves back into the title frame as Adam Stolerman’s scored half strike proved to be the difference to see them to the points.
Redbridge player-manager Sam Rosenthal told jewishnews.co.uk: “We defended very well for 90 minutes and Stolly maintained his fine run of scoring form. Our patience paid off and we probably should have nicked one or two more at the end. It was a very satisfying result.”
Faithfold manager Zuriel Solomon told jewishnews.co.uk: “Not the result we wanted albeit with a number of boys missing travelling to Redbridge with 11 players and myself playing the full 90 is not ideal.
“We were not beaten by the better team they had one attempt and scored. We missed chances that we should have scored. There is a long way to go we will pick ourselves up for next week.”
BRIXTON OLD BOYS 3 HENDON UNITED SPORTS B 1
Two goals from Dean Rosenthal, along with a strike from Sean Ekon gave Brixton a much-needed win in their battle to avoid the drop.
CHIGWELL ATHLETIC P NORTH WEST NEASDEN P
LOS BLANCOS 8 SHIRLEY PARK 3
Blancos continued their recent revival as five goals from Jono Gaon helped them to this emphatic win.
Adam Waters, James Joseph and Joel Kutner also all found the back of the net.
Blancos joint-manager Jonathan Ison told jewishnews.co.uk: “Many believed we were the underdogs this week, but we knew we had the ability to win on the day. Jono Gaon had one of the finest performances that the famous white shirt has ever seen, with a fivegoal salvo that included some unbelievable tekkers!
“We dominated from the word go, and the only shame was that we conceded a few sloppy goals. We are certainly in a confident mood going into our match next week vs Team C and if we can replicate today’s performance, we hope to be marching into the next round!”
Jason Lindsey, Adam Abrahams and Stefan Benfredj scored for Park, with player-manager David Lusman telling jewishnews.co.uk: “More bad news for park, too many players on the sidelines, a depleted 11-man squad and three more injuries today including our new signing, Rob Abrahams. Once Blancos broke through our midfield we were in big trouble as 3/4 of our backline pulled up with injuries at different stages of the first half and were pretty much immobile. It was a real shame, every attack Blancos created they were pretty much bound to score. We switched things around midway though the second half and put the hobblers further up the filed, bringing our capable players back to save further embarrassment.
“We’ll put this one behind us, and hope for the best for the next coming weeks.”
SPEC 1 BRADY MACCABI B 3
Brady moved joint-top of the table as two goals from Reiss Mogilner, plus Josh Newman’s strike saw them to the points.
Dan Henig replied for SPEC, for whom joint-player-manager Ricky Lawrence told jewishnews.co.uk: “I thought it was a really good game today and despite a lot of strong challenges going in, the referee let the game flow which helped.
“Brady were the better team in the second half and probably deserved the win. It was a hard fought game but they took their chances when they got them and fair play to them. We now have the Raiders game to look forward to in the Cyril Anekstein Cup next week and then we really have to start picking up the points in the league.”
WOODFORD WANDERERS 1 SOUTHGATE HARMEN 3
Harmen won the battle at the top of the table to go joint-top as they stunned their hosts.
Harmen took the lead through a well-taken goal from Alex Bowman, benefiting after great wing play by Ricky Rinder on the left. But despite being in complete control of the game, Woodford drew level from the penalty spot to send the sides in level at the break.
However, during the half-time team talk, Harmen regrouped, refocused and came out all guns blazing. They took the lead shortly after the restart when through a bullet header from centre-back Mitch Green. From then on they were in complete control of the game and sealed the win with five minutes to go through a wonder-strike from 18-year-old Ben Henry.
Harmen player-manager Sam Castle told jewishnews.co.uk: “The whole team were up for the game today in difficult circumstances. We played great football and showed what we are really made of. Woodford are top of the league and we took them to the cleaners.
“This result sets a real benchmark for us and sends out a huge message to the rest of the league, we won’t get carried away though and keep working hard to get better.”
ATHLETIC BILBAUM 0 NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS B 5
Raiders moved joint-top of the table after four goals from Nicky Woolf – two of which were rasping finishes from the edge of the box – plus a strike from Man-of-the-Match Jeremy Elster helped them to this emphatic win.
FC TEAM C P OAKWOOD B P
LONDON HAROLDEANS 5 BLIZZARD STORM 3
Haroldeans moved clear of the bottom two sides as two goals from James Abrams and Oliver Joseph helped them to this win, Marcus Mann completed the win.
Louis Taylor scored twice, with Seb Vandermolen claiming the other for Storm. Player-manager Simon Linden told jewishnews.co.uk: “It’s been a complete nightmare week for me. We had 10 regular players missing and it cost me big time.
“I still believe on the day we were the better team, our fitness told as a lot of us hadn’t seen much football this season and at 3-3 on 80 mins we struggled to finish the 90 minutes and win.”
AC WHETSTONE P TEMPLE FORTUNE P
BOCA JEWNIORS 3 HENDON UNITED C 6
Hendon moved clear of the bottom three after two goals from David Elf and Jono Nesbitt helped them to this win.
Ben David and Gab Saul also both found the back of the net.
Dovi Fehler’s double and Yehoshua Silverman hit back for Boca.
CATFORD & BROMLEY P LOUGHTON ORIENT P
FAITHFOLD C P L’EQUIPE P
KING CROWN 0 JEWDINESE 1
Jewdinese moved up into joint-second thanks to this slender win earned by debutant Adam Gold’s 88th minute winner.
Joint-manager Jake Erlich told jewishnews.co.uk: “It was a game in which the opposition looked to frustrate us however we knew it was a football match which undoubtedly won us the game. We know as we are a young team, there are going to be teams that try and bully us out the game but it’s important we keep composed and stick to the task at hand which is what we did against King Crown.”
Jewdinese’s other manager Darren Lawrence said: “Sometimes you can dominate the whole game and not get what you deserve and it looked like that was going to be the story of the game for us. However, we kept working hard until the last minute and got our reward, these are the games that you have to work hard to win and that’s what we did.”
Crown manager Jacob Kadoch told jewishnews.co.uk: “It was a very tight game which could have gone either way.”