Caro's column

Yossi can be Beckham’s Miami vice

By Danny Caro, March 28, 2014

In June last year, Yossi Benayoun revealed that he would love to finish his career in America. He described a move to the MLS as one of his "favourite options" before signing a loan deal with QPR.


Could it be advantage Hendon?

By Danny Caro, March 21, 2014

And then there were two … the best two teams, according to the league table, which never lies. Although it’s too early to make any cup final predictions, the touch-paper has been well and truly lit by David Garbacz. And unlike David Moyes, I’m sure he knows what he’s doing.


Scream and shout all you like, but it won’t help our boys one bit

By Danny Caro, March 14, 2014

It’s official. Silence is golden. That was the verdict from a group of junior footballers who were put through their paces in a fascinating trial the other day.

The footage, which can be seen on the BBC website, was a real eye-opener for any parent who watches their child play football, or any team sport come to that.


Cup final fever has hit Hendon

By Danny Caro, March 7, 2014

The next few weeks could be quite some ride for Hendon United Sports Club A and their fans. Virtually every game between now and the end of the season will have a cup-final feel, but no-one in the Hammers’ camp is complaining. In fact they wouldn’t have it any way.


The sweet taste of success

By Danny Caro, February 28, 2014

The sausages and sushi will taste better than ever at Jonathan Adelman’s famous end-of-season BBQ this year.

Two down, five to go. That’s the target for Norstar London Raiders between now and May, and only a brave man would bet against them winning the lot.


10 out of 10 for trying David, but it’s in the bag

By Danny Caro, February 25, 2014

Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger have nothing on David Garbacz and Phil Peters when it comes to mind games - this is just one broiges that will brew and brew and brew.


Go on Maxi, fill your boots son

By Danny Caro, February 18, 2014

Wrong place, wrong time. That’s been the story for Michael Klinger — ‘Maxi’ to his friends — in terms of international cricket. Any other country, any other era, I’m sure he’d have had a plethora of caps to his name for the famous Baggy Green in one form of the game or another as he has been one of the most prolific run-scorers in the game, in all levels, over the past few seasons.


The world’s your oyster, Richard

By Danny Caro, February 7, 2014

Many of the world’s finest athletes have overcome barriers on their way to the top. After all, dealing with knock-backs, failure and rejection are character-building and although it may not feel like it at the time, one is all the better for it. Mental toughness is just important, if not even more important, than physical toughness.


Futsal triumph can lead to bigger and better things

By Danny Caro, January 31, 2014

Not so long ago, the prospect of an exclusively Jewish team winning a Futsal league title in England was little more than a lovely pipe dream. Let’s face it, not many had even heard of the sport.


Pick that one out. I did, again and again and again

By Danny Caro, January 24, 2014

My first sporting outing of 2014 turned into something of a nightmare, and is an experience I would rather forget. I won’t go into all the gory details of Faithfold C’s 8-2 defeat, but it was a day when everything that could go wrong, did.