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Shechter torn between Baggies and Bundesliga

By Simon Griver, May 27, 2011

West Bromwich Albion have offered Hapoel Tel Aviv striker Itay Shechter a four-year contract worth £600,000 a year.

The Israeli international and his agent, Ronen Katsav, were at the Hawthorns on Monday where WBA manager Roy Hodgson told Shechter that he saw him forming a strike partnership with top-scorer Peter Odemwingie.

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Jacobs tops tipping table

May 26, 2011

Paul Jacobs has been named top horse racing tipster in the country for a record third time.

Jacobs from Liverpool won the Racing Post Naps Champion accolade for the third time in 10 years. He will receive a replica trophy to keep in honour of his hat-trick as well as £4,000.

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Cup double joy for Cohen

May 26, 2011

Manny Cohen, chairman of Arlesey Town, is celebrating after his team finished off a record breaking 120th year by retaining the Beds Senior Cup.
The club enjoyed a stand-out season under Cohen, a former pupil at Hasmonean, also winning the Zamaretto Southern League Division 1 Central title.

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MSFL Team of the Year

May 26, 2011

1. Dan Lee (Redbridge JC A)Agile stopper helped Redbridge complete their first league and cup double. Also played for London Lions and the MSFL Rep Team. Pulled off some stunning saves and has been selected for Maccabi GB's European Games squad.

2. Ollie Segal (FC Team A)

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Looking ahead to season 2011/12

By Danny Caro, May 25, 2011

Following the conclusion of season 2010/11, preparations are under way for the new campaign.

LATEST: Up for grabs: one lucky team will win a brand new JC-sponsored kit for season 2011/12 at the MSFL awards on June 14. The kit will be designed in club colours together with the club badge. All clubs welcome to enter the draw on the evening.

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Pearl Wanderers lift Cricket Plate Cup

By Danny Caro, May 25, 2011

Pearl Wanderers continued their domination in the Plate division of the Israel Night Cricket League by pulling off a memorable victory over Pommeranz Juice Good Old Boys.

PWCC won the toss and registered 97 as the PJGOB fielding and bowling unit impressed.

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Malyankar stars in derby win

By Danny Caro, May 25, 2011

Danny Malyankar turned in a superb individual performance, scoring 103 and then taking three wickets, as Young Ashdod continued their strong start to the season with a convincing 140-run win over local rivals Ashdod A in a Division 1 league game in Ashdod on Saturday.

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Katz delighted with promotion

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2011

Dov Katz, manager of Brighton Pavilion (BBATT) table tennis club, praised his team after they secured promotion to the Premier Division of the British League.

Maccabiah stalwart Katz steered his team to the runners-up spot in Division One south to qualify for the playoffs.

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Fernandez named 23-man squad for Euro 2012 qualifier

By Simon Griver, May 24, 2011

Israel manager Luis Fernandez has named a 23-man squad for the crucial Euro 2012 qualifier away to Latvia on June 4.

Celtic's Biram Kayal and Hapoel Tel Aviv's Itay Shechter are injured and there is no place for Bolton's Tamir Cohen.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Dudu Awat (Real Mallorca); Dudu Goresh (Hapoel Acre); Guy Haimovich (Hapoel Kiryat Shmona)

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GB Women beaten by Enfield

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2011

Maccabi GB's Open Women football team were beaten 3-1 by Enfield Reserves in their second friendly match ahead of the European Maccabi Games.

Brad Solomon's troops gave a good account of themselves in a goalless first half.

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