Caro's column

Who needs Corrie when you have the Lions?

By Danny Caro, November 8, 2013

And so the managerial merry-go-round at Rowley Lane continues. It’s turning into the bit of a soap opera if you ask me and the question is, where will it all end?

The trials and tribulations of London Lions have been well-documented on these pages in recent weeks and it seems the problems have filtered down to the club’s Sunday A-team, who last season won the Cyril Anekstein Cup.

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The battle of the Division Three predators is just goal-den

By Danny Caro, November 4, 2013

There’s a little broiges simmering in the lower echelons of the MGBSFL that is threatening to reach boiling point over the next week or two — all in the name of goals.

You see the prize of Golden Boot winner comes with much nachas and L’Equipe hotshot Richard Fogelman, one of the leading contenders, has started the mind game just days before he goes head-to-head with his nearest rival.

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Is the price of success really all worth it?

By Danny Caro, October 25, 2013

It only takes one person to ruin it for the rest. It only takes one person to do something silly and tarnish a club’s reputation.

These are things that must be addressed at the club who find themselves at the centre of unsavoury backpage headlines this week.

A raised hand. A raised boot. It’s happened before. But a raised flag. What’s that all about?

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I’ll commission you to get ‘one of our boys’ into the Prem

By Danny Caro, October 21, 2013

VMy recent conversation with Glenn Hoddle got me thinking … what about an Anglo-Jewry football commission whose brief is to identify a player who can make it in the Premier League. Now there’s an idea. Who’s in?

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Time to reflect on Gold-en era

By Danny Caro, October 11, 2013

Only now will the enormity of what Tony Gold achieved at London Lions really hit home.

The club were this week picking up the pieces of the Gold-en era, one I’d compare to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in Jewish football terms.

Gold took the club to a high level – its highest level in fact – and Jewish football may not see the like of him again.

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Furman has been in a league of his own. Now for the big award ...

By Danny Caro, October 4, 2013

Anglo-Jewry’s finest sporting talent will be showcased at Maccabi GB’s biannual Sports Awards next month and I’d like to take this opportunity to pinpoint my favourites for the various accolades.

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Red-hot Redbridge impressed me

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2013

Not every manager will take positives out of a defeat, but Redbridge Jewish Care’s Jon Jacobs definitely can after Sunday’s match against Faithfold.

Several people thought it would be a case of men against boys, but the young second division outfit gave as good as they got.

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Here’s proof that life begins at 40

By Danny Caro, September 18, 2013

"You'll get no sympathy from me." Those words must have been uttered thousands of times by sporting widows up and down the land.

"It's your own fault," continued Mrs C, adding, excuse the pun, insult to injury after I limped through the front door following my latest football comeback.

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Vision, shmision. It’s futsal that holds the answer, Mr Dyke

By Danny Caro, September 12, 2013

Perhaps Greg Dyke was in the same room as Kyle Walker when he inhaled laughing gas. That’s the only assumption I can make after watching England’s performance against Ukraine the other night. It was quite depressing to see just how bad our so-called top players can be.

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New names, new hope for year ahead

By Danny Caro, September 4, 2013

Israeli sport has taken a right old battering over the past year or so but at long last the clouds are starting to lift.

Julia Glushko’s run at the US Open has given the nation much hope following the poor showing at the London Olympics last year.

There’s also Yarden Gerbi who looks to be a real medal contender for the Rio Games in 2016. I doubt a world title has been won any faster.

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