Timeline

2015The Alan Mattey Stand is built
Lions 1st team return to Rowley Lane after major ground improvements are made, and the 200-seat Alan Mattey Stand is built. Fittingly named after our much-missed former player, Lions beat Ware Sports 5-2 in the opening game.
2015AFA Cup Winners
The Over 40s clinch the prestigious AFA Veterans Cup, beating Old Aloysians 3-0 in the final. The goals come from Lenchner, Linger and Myers as Lions swept to victory under management pair of Dan Jacobs and Danny Reuben.
2014Maccabi Team of the Year
The 2013/14 Under 10 Whites win the Junior Team of the Year at the annual Maccabi Sports Awards. The team won an unprecedented treble of Watford Friendly League champions, League Cup and County Cup under the management of Nigel Burns and Joel Phillips.
2014Maccabi London Lions FC
To keep the club in line with the Maccabi London Brady Trust name, and the more traditional use of the Maccabi moniker, the club is formally re-named Maccabi London Lions. A new club badge is integrated.
2013Cyril Anekstein Cup Winners
Lions A beat Redbridge 5-2 to win our sixth Cyril Anekstein Trophy. Goals from Bradley Lander, David Nezri, Nicky Lewis, James Gershfield and Jordan Marks secure victory.
2013Spartan South Midlands Division 1 Winners
London Lions win the Spartan South Midlands Division One title in only our third season at this level. This earns promotion to the South Midlands Premier Division and Step 5 of non-league football for the first time.
2012Lions make FA Cup debut
In the 1st preliminary round Lions defeat Clapton 4-0 to see an all-Jewish team from Lions win a game in the FA Cup competition. Ellis, Sloma, Stanton and Barnes net the goals. Lions then beat Oxhey Jets in before going out to AFC Dunstable.
2011Herts FA Centenary Trophy Winners
London Lions beat Letchworth Garden City Eagles 3-2 to lift the Herts FA Centenary Trophy for the second time. Goals from Ben Lauffer, James Gershfield and Aron Barnes seal a great win.
2011South Midlands Reserve Cup Runners-Up
Lions Reserves make a South Midlands League Cup Final in their first season at the higher level, but are well beaten; 3-0 by Hatfield Town Reserves.
2010MSFL Player of the Year double
Lions A defender, Louis Basger, wins the MSFL Player of the Year award, whilst A Team colleague Yoav Lebens scoops the Young Player of the Year award for a unique double.
2010Herts Reserve Cup Winners
London Lions Reserves beat Standon & Puckeridge 3-2 to lift the Herts County Cup for the first time - and at the third attempt. Goldstein, Linger, and Goodman score the goals for the team managed by Jon Green and Dan Jacobs
2010Herts Senior County Premier Division Winners
Under management duo Tony Gold and Steve Grenfell, London Lions gain promotion for the first time in the club's history to the South Midlands Division One League after winning the Herts County Championship.
2010Cyril Anekstein Cup Winners
Lions A beat Hendon United 2-1 to lift the Cyril Anekstein Trophy at Wingate - Mike Pearson and Louis Basger score the all-important goals.
2009Herts Senior County Premier Division Runners-Up
London Lions miss out on the championship finishing runners-up to Met Police. Adam Stolerman sets a new first team record by netting 34 goals; a mark he beat the following season.
2008Cyril Anekstein Cup Winners
Lions A beat Chigwell 'B' 6-0 to win the Cyril Anekstein for the third consecutive season. Goals came from Mike Pearson (3), Basger (2) and Estiz.
2007Peter Morrison Trophy Winners
A clinically taken header by Mike Pearson was enough to earn the Lions victory against Manchester Maccabi at a wet and windy Boundary Park, home of Oldham Athletic FC to seal another Morrison Trophy.
2007Cyril Anekstein Cup Winners
Lions A defeat NW Neasden 3-2 with an injury time equaliser from Mike Pearson and an extra time winner from 18-year-old James Gershfield, to claim a cup double in 2007.
2007Herts Centenary Trophy Winners
A first ever Saturday team knockout cup for the Lions. A superb performance sees Lions defeat Metropolitan Police Bushey, 4-0. Goals from Adam Stolerman, Danny Daggers and two from Lee Cash mean captain Rob Glass collects the trophy after a well deserved win for caretaker boss Andrew Myers.
2006Mike Pearson MSFL Player of the Year
The Lions A striker wins the MSFL's top individual award. Pearson also managed to be the A team's top scorer for six consecutive seasons in an impressive run.
2006MSFL Premier Division Winners
Lions A are worthy winners of the Maccabi Premier League under the stewardship of Eilon Kennet and Ben Winston.
2006Cyril Anekstein Cup Winners
A solitary goal from Ben Graham is enough for Lions A to win the Anekstein again; this time against Faithfold. Ricky Kennet stars in midfield with a man-of-the-match performance.
2005Peter Morrison Trophy Winners
A hat-trick of wins as new management team of Eilon Kennet and Ben Winston lead the Lions to a 1-0 win over Faithfold at Yeading FC. Nick Goodman scores the only goal, but the scoreline flatters the runners up.
2004Herts Reserve Cup Runners-Up
Heartbreak once again for Ben Dale and Tunji Banjo's Reserve team as they succumb 1-0 to Hatfield Town in the Reserve Cup Final at Wormley FC.
2004Lee Bibring MSFL Young Player of the Year
Bibring stars for Lions A team in the MSFL Premier Division and is recognised for his performances.
2004Bradley Lazarus MSFL Player of the Year
Captain and leading scorer, Bradley deservedly wins the MSFL Player of the Year award for leading the A team to the Double.
2004All-Lions Peter Morrison Final
An all Lions affair as the Club creates the first ever A v B Final which is aptly held at Rowley Lane. A 3-0 win for the A Team on the day but the club is the real winner, retaining the Trophy and showing the rest how it should be done.
2004MSFL Premier Division Winners
For the first time on record, Lions A win the Premier Division title, when under the management of Tony Gold the A team win 12 of their 16 games and are 9 points clear of their nearest rivals.
2004MSFL Division 1 Winners
Under David Kyte, the B Team follow the A Team's lead and also win their Division by 9 points. 15 wins in 18 games blows their rivals away.
2004Invited into The FA Sunday Cup
The quality of the main pitch at Rowley Lane is rewarded as the club is invited to enter the prestigious FA Sunday Cup for the first time in our history.
2003Peter Morrison Trophy winners
After a number of years in the wilderness, the Lions re-establish themselves at the forefront of Jewish football by claiming their first Peter Morrison Trophy since 1996 when a 100th minute golden goal by Mitch Hahn against Marshside & Glenthorne A secures a 1-0 victory in a final played at Dulwich Hamlet FC.
2002Lions find a home at Rowley Lane
After a number of years looking, and a number of temporary homes, Lions' trustees dramatically seal a deal on a new home in Arkley; Rowley Lane. Over the years, the former Laing Homes sports ground is transformed by Lions.
2002Youth Section enters Watford Friendly League
Lions Juniors enter the the Watford Friendly League for the first time with three teams; in an unbelievable season, all three sides win their respective division titles.
2002Herts Reserve Cup Runners-Up
The Reserves fall at the final hurdle as the Double attempt is thwarted by a comprehensive 5-0 reverse to impressive Oxhey Jets, Champions of Reserve Division 1.
2002Nathan Kosky wins Herts Golden Boot
Lions' striker Nathan Kosky wins the Herts Senior County League Divison 2 golden boot with his 22-goal haul during the Championship winning campaign.
2002Pauline Mary Fox Trophy Winners
The Reserves win the HSCL award for the highest goal tally across all 50 teams in the League, scoring 74 times in all.
2002Herts Reserve Division 2 Winners
The Reserves under Ben Dale and former Leyton Orient defender Tunji Banjo, in their third season in charge, win the Reserve Division 2 title winning 17 of their 20 games. The team is ably skippered by the experienced Danny Schindler.
2001MSFL Division 1 Winners
Barnett Horwitz leads a team to a second championship in a row as the B Team, retaining much of the Division 2 squad, win Division 1 at the first attempt.
2000Lions Juniors section started
On 17th September 2000, the Lions Youth Section was born with a double header against HMH. In the first season Lions have two teams run by David Hyman and one by the late Philip Greenwold, both of whom were part of the driving force behind the Youth set-up.
2000Matty Berger MSFL Division 2 Player of the Year
Berger scores goals for fun in a rampant B team - a fully deserved accolade.
2000MSFL Division 2 Winners
Lions' B team come from mid-table to storm the Division 2 title under the management of Barnett Horwitz. The 'oldest team in the league' with youthful Matty Berger and Paul Wise up front romp home with room to spare.
2000Cyril Anekstein Cup Winners
Lions A win the Cyril Anekstein Cup.
2000Herts Senior Division 1 Winners
With Adam Solomons and Bobby Fisher in charge, the 1st team are promoted as Champions from Division 1 in their 5th season as a HSCL Club. Jon Zneimer and Tony Gold lead the way with 14 goals apiece.
1999Club Name changed to London Maccabi Lions
With the demise of Compayne Gardens and the keeness of the Committee to continue to grow the Club, a name change is agreed from Maccabi Association London (MAL) to London Maccabi Lions. Club colours change to blue.
1997Cyril Anekstein Cup Winners
MAL win their first Anekstein Cup in the new era, beating Marshside in the final at Wingate & Finchley FC.
1997Reserves join Herts Senior County League
Matthew Wise leads the Reserves into Reserve Division 2 finishing 7th in their first season.
1996Peter Morrison Trophy Winners
MAL win the Morrison Trophy following a penalty shoot-out win against Manchester Maccabi. South African duo Peter Lazard and Gary Blumberg respectively score and save the crucial penalties. The game ended 0-0 after extra time.
1996HSCL Sportsmanship Trophy Winners
In the club's debut season, reward comes with a sportsmanship award as the team finish 6th in HSCL Division 1 under Malcolm Newman and Paul Wise.
1995The first ever match
MALEX play their first game on 19th August; winning 2-1 at home to MMS Dynamics in front of a crowd of 80 people; David Kyte and Nathan Kosky score the goals. The line-up: G Blumberg, P Nadonovsky, J Portman (D Kyte), J Wohlegmuth, S Gordon, P Wise (D Reuben), C Henry, B Lazarus, J Zneimer, N Kosky, J Bookbinder.
1995Entered Herts Senior County League as MALEX
A new Jewish team is formed to try and push beyond Sunday football. As a nod to its former Sunday team MAL, it's named MALEX. This is the birth of the club we now know as Lions!