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Jokanovic: Maccabi Tel Aviv can beat FC Basel

By Simon Griver, August 14, 2015

FOOTBALL Slavisa Jokanovic is confident he can steer Maccabi Tel Aviv past Swiss champions FC Basel and into the Champions League group stage for the first time since 2004.


Garbacz gears up for battle

By Danny Caro, August 14, 2015

David Garbacz ispredicting a "very competitive"

Premier Division title race after the week one fixtures were announced.

His Peter Morrison Trophy winners Hendon United Sports A will entertain former champions Faithfold, who have added a C-team this season and also a number of players from AC Mill Hill.


Maccabi GB hit the USA in style

August 14, 2015

JCC GAMES Team Maccabi GB have made a flying start to the JCC Games in Fort Lauderdale.

Joe Kaye and Nathan Sonn secured bronze in the U14 team event in table tennis while Dylan Goldstein and Oliver Adler won bronze in the 15-16 team event.


Off on road to Denver

August 14, 2015

Following the European U23 road championships in Estonia, Israel's Cycling Academy team are heading to Denver, Colorado, for the seven-day USA Pro Challenge.

The hotly contested events in Tartu resulted in a number of bunch crashes, mechanical problems and sheer exhaustion that reduced the field by almost a third in several events.


Best times all round

August 14, 2015

Judah Yawitch, 12, and Jessica Hurley, 15, achieved 1500m personal bests of 4:51.04 and 5:05.40 respectively at the Watford OpenGraded Meeting.

Rebecca Hurley, 17, also gained a PB in placing second in the 400m hurdles in 69.40 in the Youth Development League at Bromley.


JCC Games latest news

By Danny Caro, August 11, 2015

Team Maccabi GB have made a flying start to the JCC Games in Fort Lauderdale.

Joe Kaye and Nathan Sonn secured bronze in the U14 Team event in Table Tennis.

Dylan Goldstein and Oliver Adler WIN Bronze in 15-16 Table Tennis Team Competition.

Rachel Ayrton won double bronze in the U16 Swimming competition, with Jacob Steinberg finishing third in the 200m relay.


Hendon ready to sparkle on opening day of MGBSFL

By Danny Caro, August 10, 2015

Peter Morrison Trophy winners Hendon United Sports A are in action on the opening weekend of the MGBSFL season when they take on former champions Faithfold A.

David Garbacz’s men lost out to Norstar London Raiders A in the Premier Division and Cyril Anekstein Cup and they will be looking to put down a marker before L’Orange get their campaign under way.


Maccabi Tel Aviv face Basel in Champions League playoff

By Danny Caro, August 7, 2015

Swiss champions Basle stand between Maccabi Tel Aviv and a place in the group stages of the Champions League.

Maccabi will travel to Switzerland for the away leg on August 18/19, with the return in Israel a week later.

They were indebted to Israel striker Eran Zahavi earlier in the week following his double that helped them overturn a first leg deficit against Viktoria Plzen.


Ellie's our national treasure

By Danny Caro, August 7, 2015

Team Maccabi GB’s swimming squad reached new heights in Berlin, with an outstanding 39-medal haul.

Led diligently by Samantha Russo, they won a procession of silverware, with each squad member securing a podium finish.


Hapoel Kiryat Shmona tumble out of Europa League

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2015

Hapoel Kiryat Shmona tumbled out of the Europa League on Thursday night - meaning there will be no Israeli team in he next stage.

The Israeli Cup winners failed to overturn a 2-1 first leg deficit as they were well beaten by Liberec on their home patch.

Hapoel were up against it from the 37th minute, once David Pavelka had give Lierec a crucial away goal.