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Berkovic resigns from Hapoel

By Simon Griver, January 23, 2015

Eyal Berkovic has resigned as manager of Hapoel Tel Aviv.

The former Premier League star informed club chairman Haim Ramon of his decision in an angry text message, where he is reported to have written: “I quit you worthless coward”.

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Team Maccabi GB JCC James squad unveiled

January 23, 2015

Maccabi GB have unveiled their squad for this summer’s JCC Maccabi Games in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Competing as Team Maccabi GB, the delegation features 65 athletes – 50 who will be representing British Jewry for the first time – as well as an 11-person Management team. They will be overseen by Heads of Delegation, Helena and Brian Green, and assisted by Janice and Ian Aarons.

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MGBSFL Matchday 21 preview

By Danny Caro, January 21, 2015

There are two mouth-watering north versus south tussles scheduled in the Peter Morrison Trophy, as Raiders take on South Manchester and Woodford host Leeds, as well as a bumper league programme on Matchday 21 of the MGBSFL.

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Sela stuns Rosol to reach round three

By Danny Caro, January 21, 2015

Dudi Sela maintained his excellent run at the Australian Open with a second-round victory over 28th seed Lukas Rosol.

Sela (106) swept aside the Czech 7-6, 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 to equal his best-ever performance at the Melbourne grand slam, when, in 2009, he lost to Jo Wilfried-Tsonga in the third round.

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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Many teams have folded like a deck of cards when faced with the prospect of a visit to Rowley Lane. But not Hendon United Sports Club B, and most certainly not their manager, Adam Glekin.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

With the game against King Crown hanging in the balance, and just under 10 minutes to go, Avi Markiewicz stepped up for a free-kick almost 40 yards out and leathered it into the roof of the net to seal the points for King Crown.

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Danny Caro's Division 3 TOTW: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Here are the star men from Matchday 20 of the MGBSFL.

1. RICHARD COOPER (Temple Fortune) - "reserve keeper kept TFFC's first clean sheet and made three excellent saves during the game"

2. ARON LUFTIG (London Rovers) - clean sheets are hard to come by against King Crown, but simply, nothing got passed him

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Danny Caro's Premier Division TOTW: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Here is this week's Master Class from the top-flight following Matchday 20 of the MGBSFL.

1. JAKE DOFFMAN (NL Raiders A) - another clean sheet for a contender for the Safe Hands award

2. JJ SPIRO (NL Raiders A) - – "a model of consistency and excellence all season. Raiders have conceded just the four goals in Spiro’s eight starts at centre back"

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: January 18

By Danny Caro, January 20, 2015

Here is the MGBSFL's Select XI from Matchday 20.

1. RICHARD COOPER (Temple Fortune) - reserve keeper kept our first clean sheet and made three excellent saves during the game against promotion hopefuls Sosobad

2. RICKY SHAFIER (FC Team B) - "travelled from south London and was excellent up and down the right including two assists"

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Giorgi knocks out seeded Pennetta

January 20, 2015

Italy's Camila Giorgi caused one of the upsets of the first round at the Australian Open with victory over compatriot Flavia Pennetta.

After losing the first set 6-4, Giorgi recovered in style to win the next two sets 6-2, 6-3 against her 12th-seeded opponent.

Giorgi will meet Tereza Smitkova of the Czech Republic in round two.

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