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Blackman joins Derby County for £2.5m

By Danny Caro, January 6, 2016

Nick Blackman is setting his sights on the Premier League after joining Championship title hopefuls Derby County for £2.5m on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

Blackman, who is 26 and from Whitefield in Manchester, has turned into one of the division’s most high-regarded marksmen and he admits the opportunity to work with manager Paul Clement was too good to turn down.

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MGBSFL Super Soccer Sunday week 17 preview

By Danny Caro, January 6, 2016

Players from the MGBSFL return to action following a two-week winter break and there are four bumper Cyril Anekstein Cup quarter-finals ties for Danny Caro to get his teeth into as well as action in divisions one and two.

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Danny Caro's Maccabi Team of 2015

By Danny Caro, January 5, 2016

2015 featured some top-quality performances up and down the land, so here Danny Caro brings you the top XI.

JAKE DOFFMAN – NORTH LONDON RAIDERS A - A cornerstone of NLR’s first Premier Division title success which ended in double glory by lifting the Cyril Anekstein Cup. Maintained top form by only conceding five goals this season.

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Penalty heartbreak for Team GB in Santiago

January 5, 2016

Team GB missed out on a medal in the over-45 Football competition at the Pan American Maccabi Games after losing a penalty shoot-out against America.

Having lost 2-1 to America in the round-robin phase, GB matched their opponents with a goal from Laurence Beck ensuring the match would be settled on spot-kicks.

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Team GB unveil Management Team for 2016 JCC Maccabi Games

January 5, 2016

Maccabi GB have unveiled the Great Britain Management Team for next summer’s JCC Maccabi Games in Stamford, Connecticut.

The team exhibits a wide range of experienced and some fresh faces, with five members of the set-up in line to make their managerial debuts at the event.

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Vale on song for five-star Leeds

By Darren Witcoop, January 5, 2016

MJSL JOAN COLLINS PREMIER DIVISION
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Leeds began the new year just how they ended 2015 - by crushing their MJSL rivals.

The defending champions put on another five-star display as Nick Vale helped himself to a hat-trick.

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Levy shows Heaton Park Rovers what four

By Darren Witcoop, January 5, 2016

MJSL JOAN COLLINS PREMIER DIVISION
HEATON PARK ROVERS 2 SOUTH MANCHESTER SPORTS 2nd 5

Marc Magid hailed four-goal hero Toby Levy for heaping further misery on struggling Heaton Park Rovers.

It's been a season to forget for HPR and things didn't get any better at the the start of a new year.

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Radus and Yawitch the cream of the crop

By Brian Sacks, January 5, 2016

TWO young middle-distance runners have been selected as the winners of the 2015 Daniel Sacks Awards for Outstanding Young Athletic achievement.

The Girls’ award winner is 11-year-old Maayan Radus. Coached by Phillip Kissi as part of the City of London School for Girls running group, Radus was undefeated in the five cross-country races she ran as an Under-11.

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Maccabi looking for another foreign appointment

By Simon Griver, January 5, 2016

Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv will seek another overseas manager after the departure of Slavisa Jokanovic to Fulham.

Former Espanyol boss Sergio Gonzales who left the La Liga side last month after a run of bad results is among the front-runners.

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Bring on the Villa, says Joe the giant-killer

By Darren Witcoop, January 5, 2016

Joe Jacobson believes he can play his part in one of the biggest FA Cup shocks.

The Wycombe Wanderers defender is gearing up to face Premier League strugglers Aston Villa in the third round.

Although there are three divisions between the two teams, Wycombe will fancy adding to Villa’s woes.

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