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I'll take women's game to the next level, says John

By Danny Caro, April 3, 2014

Gabriel John has been appointed manager of the Team Maccabi GB Open Women’s Football for next summer's European Maccabi Games in Berlin.

The appointment follows increased efforts by Maccabi GB to increase the involvement of Women and Girls Football within the Community. He will be assisted by Dan Rook as his number two.

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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: March 30

By Danny Caro, April 2, 2014

Not many teams win one game on "a cold, dark morning in Essex". The infamous quote from ex-NWN boss Daniel Fox would've been on the minds of Hendon United Sports Club A going into their crucial double-header against Redbridge Jewish Care A, but Hammers boss David Garbacz masterminded back-to-back wins in a Fairlop football marathon, before laying into his favourite team, again.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: March 30

By Danny Caro, April 2, 2014

Hendon C skipper David Elf produced a bolt out of the blue to win the JC Goal of the Week.

His sensational 35-yard free-kick screamed in off the underside of the bar (past me!), it was that good.

He'd been shaping up to cross it, but caught everyone off-guard with a stunning vicious effort that two goalkeepers wouldn't have got near.

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Table tennis stars claim unprecedented treble

By Danny Caro, April 2, 2014

The Maccabi GB Table Tennis ended a wonderful season by clinching a memorable treble.

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Olim League round-up: March 30

April 2, 2014

There were wins for Jerusalem and England FC finished their season on a high in the latest round of Olim League matches.

REAL JERUSALEM 0 JERUSALEM 4
Akiva Zneimer (2), Daniel Cohen and Gav Cohen lifted Jerusalem up to third in the table as they put neighbours Real to the sword.

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Jerusalem are the real deal

April 2, 2014

OLIM LEAGUE
REAL JERUSALEM 0 JERUSALEM 4

A patched-up Jerusalem team, missing key defenders, put in an excellent performance to cruise past local rivals Real Jerusalem 4-0.

Following the disappointment of last week's cup final defeat, Jerusalem returned to winning ways with an imperious display.

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England FC finish on a high

April 2, 2014

OLIM LEAGUE
ENGLAND FC 4 JAFFA 2

England FC finished their Olim League season on a high with a 4-2 victory over Jaffa.

Having lost in the semi-finals of the cup last week, England claim maximum points and are in contention to finish runners-up, if other results go their way.

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: March 30

By Danny Caro, April 1, 2014

Here are the star men from Matchday 29 of the MGBSFL season.

1. OLI GEE (Oakwood A) - "hasn't played for a while but his performance was magnificent against NLR, including of a tremendous triple save"

2. MOTTI COLMAN (Hendon Utd SC A) - "truly classy performance and an inspiration to all around him"

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50 up for David Wolff

By Danny Caro, April 1, 2014

Tributes have been flooding in for David Wolff who celebrated 50 years of dedicated service as chairman of the MGBSFL on Monday night.

Wolff, a West Ham season ticket holder who was born around the corner from Upton Park, knew nothing about the surprise celebration dinner, hosted by Redbridge Jewish Care at Redbridge JCC.

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Maccabi 2nd edge into Shonn Trophy finals

By Danny Caro, April 1, 2014

SHONN TROPHY SEMI-FINAL
MACCABI MANCHESTER 2nd 5 OAKHILL LIONS 4

Irving Modlin praised Oakhill after his treble-chasing Manchester team were given an almighty scare before confirming their place in the final of the Shonn Trophy.

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