Football Team Suspended For Fielding Non-Jewish Players

Player discovered to be Colombian banker

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A North Acton football team has been suspended from a London Jewish league for enlisting non-Jewish players.

According to newspaper reports, Holy Mount Zion, based in North Acton, was caught out when the referee realised one of their players was a Colombian banker called Javier Guevara.

Mr Guevara and Polish personal trainer Mariusz Mielniczuk were registered under the names Danny Potter and Simon Laub.

Officials at the Maccabi Southern Football League investigated and discovered the men's Facebook profiles under their real names.

February 22, 2011