Masters football review – week 14

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Masters football review – week 14

Lions A moved up to third in Division, while Lions B extended their lead at the top of Division Two, writes Jeremy Silverstone.

Andrew Sherwood is the Jewish News Sport and Community Editor

It proved to be a good days for Lions in the Maccabi Masters League, with both teams recording victories.


London Lions A moved up into third spot in the table, thanks to a crushing 7-1 win over HMH. Paul Lenchner helped himself to four goals, Bradley Lazarus chipped in with two, with Darren Dryer also on target. Neil Kochane claimed HMH’s consolation


London Lions B extended their lead at the top of the table to eight points after Phil Mayer and Andy Landesberg earned them a 2-0 win over Temple Fortune.

Elsewhere, EDRS moved up into third spot thanks to a 3-0 win over St John’s Wood Tigers, Steve Krieger, Ian Leader and Martin Seifert all on target.


The Masters Rep Team had their work cut out against an HMH team with an average age of just 20, and were further hampered by the loss of Kevin Lotzof in the warm-up and Dan Hodes at the interval.

Despite the efforts of captain Jonny Summerfield, and Nigel Goldthorpe at the back, they eventually succumbed to HMH’s superior speed and strength, going down 4-0, and HMH progress to the next round.


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