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Warner wins final warm-up race ahead of World Champs

July 23, 2015

Adam Warner completed his preparations for the Fina Masters World Championships in Russia by winning a 3k in Marlow.

The 2013 Maccabiah Games star made a flying start on the 1,500m circuit that the swimmers completed twice. He was soon caught up by two members of the chasing pack and he eased up slightly to sit behind them and conserve his energy.

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Leigertwood up for Premier challenge

July 23, 2015

Maccabi London Lions have stolen a march on their MGBSFL rivals ahead of the new season by appointing former Premier League star Mikele Leigertwood as their coach.

Having played in the Championship for Reading last year, Leigertwood is now undertaking his coaching badges and is benefitting from some practical experience helping Lions’ young Sunday team while he learns his new trade.

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Berlin bonanza will be a whole new ball game, says Collins

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2015

Daniel Collins leads his Team Maccabi GB stars to Berlin this week declaring “win medals at the European Maccabi Games and change your lives forever”.

The GB Head of Delegation says there is an overriding feeling of excitement ahead of the largest ever gathering of Jewish athletes in Germany.

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Avital scores historic goal as Israeli limp out of U19 Euro Championships

July 22, 2015

Guy Azouri picked the positives out of Israel’s run at the Women’s under-19 European Championship as the hosts finished bottom of their group.

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Cash-strapped Blackburn Rovers say no to Furman

By Darren Witcoop, July 22, 2015

Dean Furman has suffered disappointment after failing to win a contract with Blackburn Rovers.

The South Africa midfielder had been on trial with the Championship club.

But Furman, a free agent after leaving Doncaster at the end of last season, has been told he will not be offered a deal at Ewood Park.

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Zahavi guides Tel Aviv into next round of Champions League

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2015

Maccabi Tel Aviv set up a third qualifying round clash against FC Viktoria Plzeň in the Champions League after cruising past the challenge of Maltese minnows Hibernaisn on Tuesday night.

The Israeli champions won the second leg 5-1 to claim a 6-3 success on aggregate.

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Salford edged out by Ashton

July 21, 2015

Salford Blue Jays were edged out by 18 runs in a thriller against Ashton Allstars.

Returning to the scene of their narrow triumph in the first round of the cup, Salford came close to repeating their efforts in their GMACL league match against Ashton at Haughton Green on Sunday.

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Peter Morrison Trophy to remain national from round one

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2015

This season’s Peter Morrison Trophy will remain a national competition from round one, organisers have announced.

The format was criticised by teams from London after an overhaul at the beginning of last season, with former winners Faithfold withdrawing after being paired a team from the Manchester Jewish Soccer League in the early rounds.

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U18 footballers complete Berlin preparations at St Georges Park

July 21, 2015

Team Maccabi GB’s U18 football squad concluded their preparations for the European Maccabi Games in Berlin by attending a unique training camp at St George’s Park.

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Team Maccabi GB squash players complete preparations for EMG

July 21, 2015

Team Maccabi GB’s squash players continued their preparations for next week's European Maccabi Games in Berlin with a pair of victories over strong opposition.

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