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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: November 16

By Danny Caro, November 19, 2014

The JC panel of judges were disappointed not to see the widely-acclaimed Jason Stein on the shortlist on Matchday 11 of the MGBSFL.

In the end, MOTW Jonathan Adelman got the nod after his philosophical quip after the excellent win over Camden.

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Danny Caro's Save of the Week: November 16

By Danny Caro, November 19, 2014

Filling in for player-manager David Gordon, centre-half James Millman did not disappoint in nets.

Indeed, one special stop even drew this tribute from his gaffer.

"James made a breath-taking save when he managed to turn away a deflected shot with his outstretched foot when going the wrong way".

I'll definitely be keeping an eye out to see who takes the golden gloves next week.

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Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: November 16

By Danny Caro, November 19, 2014

A moment of magic from AC Mill Hill's Darren Bloom was the highlight of Matchday 11 of the MGBSFL.

It was a case of quick-thinking on his behalf - a moment of inspiration - as he hit the ball from pretty much his own penalty area, the ball bounced over the keeper and hit the back of the net.

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MGB to recognise top sporting achievements

November 19, 2014

Maccabi GB have started the search to find the best, Jewish sportspeople of the year.

The list of categories for the 2014 MGB Sports Awards, sponsored by the Pierre Gildesgame Memorial Fund, have been increased to incorporate Open, Juniors and Masters ages groups in both the individual and team awards.

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Danny Caro's Division One TOTW: November 16

By Danny Caro, November 19, 2014

This Select XI had gold-dust in their boots following stand-out performances in Division One of the MGBSFL on Matchday 11.

1. BEN CHERKAS (NL Raiders B) - could do nothing about Camden's goal, but was pretty much faultless from that point, pulling off some excellent and brave stops and showing high levels of concentration

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Danny Caro's Prem Div TOTW: November 16

By Danny Caro, November 19, 2014

Here's the top team from the Premier Division on Matchday 11 of the MGBSFL.

1. MICHAEL CASSON (ML Lions Blue) - "made some very brave saves and important saves once again. Foiled the strikers twice when they were one-on-one"

2. EITAN BEN-ZION (FC Team A) - a key member of a back-line who didn't put a foot wrong against Woodford. Led and organised superbly

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Oaks deserved more, says Blank

By Danny Caro, November 18, 2014

MGBSFL PREMIER DIVISION
OAKWOOD A 3 HARMEN 3

Ric Blank believes Oakwood's performance against high-flying Harmen shows they can mix it with the best.

A penalty 20 minutes from time from top-scorer James Gershfield ensured the visitors came away from an almighty battle against Oakwood with a precious point.

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week: November 17

By Danny Caro, November 18, 2014

Here are the star performers from Matchday 11 of the MGBSFL.

1. MICHAEL CASSON (ML Lions Blue) - "for the second time in two weeks, he kept Lions in the game. Some very brave keeping from corners and one on ones meant that Redbridge couldn’t add more to their tally"

2. BEN KON (Hendon Utd SC A) - "had his hands full, but stood up strong throughout" against NLR A

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MMFL Tour of Israel 2014 review

November 18, 2014

Stuart Lustigman reflects on the Maccabi Masters Football League's latest Israel tour.

20 players and 12 supporters comprised the MMFL Israel Tour 2014. After an absence of three years, 17 players were making return visits, whereas three players and three supporters were joining the tour for the first time. Tour organiser Stuart Lustigman and Brian Cowan were the only ever-presents.

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Red-hot Raiders B go top

By Danny Caro, November 18, 2014

MGBSFL DIVISION ONE
CAMDEN PARK 1 NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS B 3

Norstar London Raiders B produced an impressive display from start to finish, as they beat Camden Park and in doing so leapfrogged them to hit the 1st Division summit.

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