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Flixton are flying high, says Delmonte

By Darren Witcoop, December 16, 2014

MANCHESTER ACCOUNTANTS LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION
AFC FLIXTON 2 DELOITTE 0

Stuart Delmonte toasted his AFC Flixton players after watching his side head into 20015 as the Accounts Premier League leaders.

An own goal and an Adam Stephens strike saw the table-topers finally break down Deloitte’s resistance in the second-half.

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Four-midable Goldstone helps Leeds close in on title

By Darren Witcoop, December 16, 2014

MJSL JOAN COLLINS PREMIER DIVISION
MACCABI MANCHESTER BLUE 1 LEEDS MACCABI 5

Daniel Kristall believes Leeds Maccabi now have one hand on the MJSL title following the 5-1 demolition of Maccabi Blue.

The Yorkshire side need just four points from their three games to be crowned champions, with nearest rivals Haroldeans and Heaton Park Rovers still to play.

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Five-star Team cruise past Rovers

By Danny Caro, December 16, 2014

PETER MORRISON TROPHY ROUND THREE
FC TEAM B 5 HEATON PARK ROVERS 2

Two goals from Ben Binder helped Division Two leaders FC Team B book their place in round for of the Jewish FA Cup after over-powering MJSL high-flyers Heaton Park.

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Furman retains top MGB Sports Award

December 15, 2014

Dean Furman has been recognised as the top Jewish Sportsperson in the UK at the winners of the Maccabi GB Sports Awards 2014.

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MGBSFL top-scorers: December 14

By Danny Caro, December 15, 2014

There's a new leader at the top of the MGBSFL leaderboard following Daniel Garfinkle's treble on Matchday 15 of the MGBSFL.

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18 - Daniel Garfinkle (Redbridge JC B – including 6 for RJC A)

17 - James Gershfield (Harmen)
Avi Markiweicz (London Rovers)

14 - Jake Gilbert (NL Raiders B)

13 - Dave Woolman (Oakwood A)

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Cup stars ready to rumble

December 15, 2014

Dean Furman and Avram Grant will pit their wits against one another at the African Cup of Nations early next year.

South Africa captain Furman will lead his team into battle against a Ghana team for whom Grant recently took charge of in what has been described as the tournament’s group of death. Algeria and Senegal complete the line-up.

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I'll fly high with Pelicans, says Mekel

By Simon Griver, December 15, 2014

Gal Mekel believes he can take New Orleans Pelicans to the next level.

Mekel, 26, made his debut in the 120-100 defeat to the LA Clippers but then helped the Pelicans beat the LA Lakers 104-87. He scored his first two points for the club and made four assists during a 12-minute cameo.

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Beck earns place on pro golf tour

By Simon Griver and Danny Caro, December 15, 2014

Laetitia Beck admits she is still pinching herself after becoming the first Israeli to earn the right to play on the professional tour.

Beck, 22, held her nerve to claim one of the 20 places available on the LPGA 2015 tournament circuit in the most dramatic fashion. She finished tied for 18th place with six other players at the 90-hole Daytona Beach qualifying tournament in Florida.

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Sports Direct Olim League preview

December 15, 2014

With the leaders not in action, title challengers Jerusalem will be looking to make up some ground on Matchday 8 of the Sports Direct Olim League season.

ASHDOD (7th) vs ENGLAND FC (4th)
Both sides go into this fixture a few places below where they feel they ought to be.

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Maccabi 2nd denied victory late on

December 15, 2014

MANCHESTER ACCOUNTANTS LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
BARCLAYS 3 MANCHESTER MACCABI 2nd 3

A late strike from Barclays denied Manchester Maccabi 2nds victory in their final game of 2014.

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