Nyman back to his best
FOOTBALL JON Jacobs saluted Dean Nyman after the striker fired
Redbridge Jewish Care into the semifinals of the Cyril Anekstein Cup.
Nyman destroyed Premier Division rivals Camden Park with four ruthless finishes to set up a last four meeting against Finchley City.
Further strikes from Nate Kashket, Daniel Garfinkle and Sam Sollosi sealed the victory, with David Kanzen firing a consolation for Camden.
“Deano was a menace to the whole
Camden backline,” said Jacobs. “He was so deserving of his first hat-trick for many years.
“He rolled back the years and there was a collective sigh of relief from the Camden defenders and goalkeeper when he went off with job done. It was a real a man-of-the-match performance.”
Ricky Lawrence admitted defending champions North London Raiders A “were too good” for SPEC FC after an outstanding performance from Matt Stock (3). Liron Mannie, David Rhodes and Oscar Wagner added the gloss.
NLR boss Dan Shafron commented: “We retained possession well and were clinical in front of goal.”
Adam Arnold, Alex Taylor and Brad Sharp guided Maccabi London Lions
A into fourth position following a 3-0 win over Brady Maccabi.
A deadly double from Benji Weinberger lifted Lions B into top spot in Division One after a hard-fought 2-1 win over Los Blancos. Svi Freedman replied.
Lions boss Sam March ant comm ended Bl an co sand said :“This was a tough test for us. Although Blancos stand lower in the table, they are a strong and competitive side but in the end we just about came through as winners.”
Blancos boss Nick Grosse praised his team for “playing with heart and skill”. He said: “We kept our shape and followed the game-plan perfectly. The lads can only take confidence from this performance.”
Brandon Sassoon, Adam Waters, Tom Prevezer, Zac Summerfield and Sam Stead boosted Scrabble FC’s promotion hopes with 5-0 triumph over Hendon B.
Scrabble boss Ray Abrahams remarked: “We made hard work of this one and it was a case of turning to Plan B for the last 25 minutes.”
Hendon manager Jono Nesbitt said: “We will go again next week and continue to give our best in each game for the rest of the season.” Jono Gaon and Oli Sade helped
Finchley City claw back a two-goal deficit to draw against Raiders B. Will Ufland and Josh Green had given NLR a dream start inside 10 minutes but their hopes were dented following a red card for Elad Hertschen.
Finchley boss Joel Holder admitted: “It’s going to take a massive effort to win the league this year, but we are going to do everything possible to make it happen. We have 10 cup finals to go starting with Redbridge on Sunday.”
Raiders joint-manager Jonny Adelman commended his players for “soaking up the pressure and playing with real discipline to see out the game for a draw”. Nick Stein praised his players as
L’Equipe pulled 11 points clear in Division Two following a 7-2 demolition of Faithfold B.
James Bell (2), Andy Smith (2), Mark Singer, Max Martin and Jon Kay eased them to victory.
L’Equipe manager Stern said: “This was arguably our best performance of the season. We won everything and were simply brilliant.”
Richard Winton and Joel Lassman were the goal men as Catford & Brom
ley continued their resurgent form with a hard-fought 2-1 win over high-flying Redbridge C. Jordan Sapler replied. Catford manager Jeff Gotch insisted: “The result was never in doubt”.
Jason Weldon guided Mill Hill Dons to their sixth victory of the season as they beat Raiders C 7-4. Zach Cohen, Nick Phillips and Sam Kahn finished the job as the Dons ran riot. Adam Leveson, Nick Haringman and Jonny Blain (2) netted for Raiders.
Finchley’s Gav Krieger beats NLR scorer Josh Green to the ball