Voice of Jewish Sport: Liron lands top award to cap off dream season
search

The latest Jewish News

Read this week’s digital edition

Click Here

Voice of Jewish Sport: Liron lands top award to cap off dream season

LIRON
Liron Mannie was named MGBSFL Player of the Year

HE CAME, he saw, he conquered. Liron Mannie capped off a dream season on Monday night by being named MGBSFL Player of the Year. Having joined North London Raiders A last summer, he helped them to the Premier Division title and Cyril Anekstein Cup, scoring in the final of the latter, to become one of the stars of the team. Humbled and a little bit surprised at picking up the accolade in front of his peers, all good things must though come to an end. Announcing he won’t be playing for the side next season, he has though promised to come back, especially when the Raiders come up against Hendon. Paying tribute to the management duo of Rob Richman and Jonathan Green, he also hailed the squad’s team spirit as key factors in their success. And whether with him or not, he’s confident the side will once again be the team to beat next season.

DAYS AFTER the Palestinian Football Association withdrew their bid to vote on Israel being banned from FIFA – though set up a committee to look at Israel’s ‘wrongdoings in the poor treatment of Palestinian footballers’ – a football match, dedicated to ‘Kidnappers and Killers’ took place in Gaza. The game took place before the Palestine Cup Final between Shujaeiya and Rafah, with a flyer advertising the match as being between the kidnappers of Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin – both of whom were killed in ‘Protective Edge’ but whose bodies continue to be held by Hamas. With the Palestinian FA seemingly allowing – or at least in the knowledge that – this match took place before their showpiece event – perhaps this is something for the new FIFA president to look into, and then put their membership to a vote at the next Congress?

SUNDAY MORNING sees the last football match of the Jewish season being played. Both Raiders and Chigwell Masters will contest the final of the MMFL/MFL Invitational Cup and having seen both side’s semi-finals, it promises to be a fascinating clash. If you fancy seeing them stutt their stuff, Kingsbury FC at 10am is the place to be.

Support your Jewish community. Support your Jewish News

Thank you for helping to make Jewish News the leading source of news and opinion for the UK Jewish community. Today we're asking for your invaluable help to continue putting our community first in everything we do.

Unlike other Jewish media, we do not charge for content. That won’t change. Because we are free, we rely on advertising to cover our costs. This vital lifeline, which has dropped in recent years, has fallen further due to coronavirus.

For as little as £5 a month you can help sustain the vital work we do in celebrating and standing up for Jewish life in Britain.

Jewish News holds our community together and keeps us connected. Like a synagogue, it’s where people turn to feel part of something bigger. It also proudly shows the rest of Britain the vibrancy and rich culture of modern Jewish life.

You can make a quick and easy one-off or monthly contribution of £5, £10, £20 or any other sum you’re comfortable with.

100% of your donation will help us continue celebrating our community, in all its dynamic diversity...

Engaging

Being a community platform means so much more than producing a newspaper and website. One of our proudest roles is media partnering with our invaluable charities to amplify the outstanding work they do to help us all.

Celebrating

There’s no shortage of oys in the world but Jewish News takes every opportunity to celebrate the joys too, through projects like Night of Heroes, 40 Under 40 and other compelling countdowns that make the community kvell with pride.

Pioneering

In the first collaboration between media outlets from different faiths, Jewish News worked with British Muslim TV and Church Times to produce a list of young activists leading the way on interfaith understanding.

Campaigning

Royal Mail issued a stamp honouring Holocaust hero Sir Nicholas Winton after a Jewish News campaign attracted more than 100,000 backers. Jewish News also produces special editions of the paper highlighting pressing issues including mental health and Holocaust remembrance.

Easy access

In an age when news is readily accessible, Jewish News provides high-quality content free online and offline, removing any financial barriers to connecting people.

Voice of our community to wider society

The Jewish News team regularly appears on TV, radio and on the pages of the national press to comment on stories about the Jewish community. Easy access to the paper on the streets of London also means Jewish News provides an invaluable window into the community for the country at large.

We hope you agree all this is worth preserving.

read more:
comments