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Star man Ryan takes Woodford seven points clear

By Danny Caro, January 31, 2016

MGBSFL DIVISION ONE
WOODFORD WANDERERS 4 OAKWOOD B 2

A deadly double from James Ryan enabled Woodford Wanderers to open a seven-point lead at the top of the table following a thrilling victory over title rivals Oakwood B.

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Maccabi Masters review: January 31

By Jeremy Silverstone, January 31, 2016

The Masters League Cup kicked off this week with Brady A, Faithfold and North London Raiders all safely through their ties against Division Two opponents.

A deadly double from Louis Taylor plus one apiece from player-manager from David Garson, Mike Patterson, Howard Cazin and Damian Jacobs saw FAITHFOLD crush HENDON HARRIERS 6–1. Brian Deal claimed Hendon’s consolation.

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Corin helps Hendon win "the greatest MSFL match ever"

By Danny Caro, January 31, 2016

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP QUARTER-FINAL
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 6 REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE A 6 AET (Hendon won 4-3 on penalties)

David Garbacz described Russell Corin as a "Hendon hero" after he came away as the match-winner after an epic cup tie against fellow former winners Redbridge, in front of the JC cameras.

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Safe hands Law guides Scrabble to 15th victory

By Danny Caro, January 31, 2016

MGBSFL DIVISION TWO
SCRABBLE FC 3 L'EQUIPE 0

Ray Abrahams saluted goalkeeper Ben Law who was at his best as Scrabble FC took another step towards the title with a 3-0 success over L'Equipe at Capital City.

Law pulled off some fine saves at crucial moments in Willesden to allow Danny Sherman, Elliott Espinoza and Zak McLeod to secure Scrabble FC's 15th straight victory.

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JC Team of the Week: the contenders - Jan 31

By Danny Caro, January 31, 2016

Here are the nominations from Matchday 20 of the MGBSFL season.

GK
Ben Law (Scrabble FC)
Russell Corin (Hendon A)
Dean Caplin (Oakwood B)
James Harpin (ML Lions B)
Adam Simon (Catford & Bromley Maccabi)
Mark Glucksman (L'Equipe)
Jeremy Barnet (Temple Fortune)

DEFENDERS
Adam Waters (Scrabble FC)
David Cohen, Scott McKenzie (both Redbridge JC B)

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MGBSFL Super Soccer Sunday week 20 review

By Danny Caro, January 31, 2016

Hendon United Sports Club A moved into the semi-finals of the Cyril Anekstein Cup after beat Redbridge Jewish Care A in a dramatic penalty shoot-out after the teams shared 12 goals, while there Maccabi London Lions A climbed into second place in the MGBSFL Premier and Scrabble FC extended their winning run to 15 matches.

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Burnham ready for first professional fight

By Danny Caro, January 29, 2016

Josh Burnham is gearing up for the adventure of a lifetime ahead of his first professional fight, and he admits he does not know where the journey will end.

The chiselled middleweight, who is 22 and from Bushey, says he feels mentally and physically prepared for the challenges that lie ahead, with the bout in Chigwell only days away.

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Joseph to lead Team GB tennis medal charge at 20th Maccabiah

January 29, 2016

Stephen Joseph has spoken of his excitement after being appointed Team GB Tennis Chair for the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel in 2017.

Joseph has played for a number of clubs before becoming a member of the David Lloyd Bushey Club for close to 25 years. During his time with Bushey, he has competed in both the Men’s and Mixed Doubles teams, often as Captain.

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Ash was a smash at the worlds

By Darren Witcoop, January 28, 2016

ASHLEY Stokes had mixed emotions after a career-best finish at the ping pong World Championship.

Stokes won three matches before bowing out at the last 16 stage to Russian two-time winner Maxim Shmyrev at Alexandra Palace.

Burnt-Oak based Stokes, 26, eclipsed his previous best in the annual tournament won by defending champion Andrew Baggaley, who pocketed the £13,200 top prize.

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MGBSFL Super Sunday Matchday 20 preview

By Danny Caro, January 28, 2016

Matchday 20 of the season features some stand-out contests, with Hendon United Sports Club A taking on Redbridge Jewish Care A in the Cyril Anekstein Cup, while there's a mouth-watering double-header in store in Division One title rivals Woodford and Oakwood B go head-to-head and Brady Maccabi host FC Team A.

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