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Pasha: 'We only have ourselves to blame'

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

Athletic Bilbaum remain two points clear at the top of Division Four following a 1-1 draw against Temple Fortune B.

Dean Ingram put Fortune ahead with Benjy Aarons-Richardson earning Bilbaum a point.

Bilbaum joint-player-manager Mark Pasha said: "It was a rusty display from the Baums after a long winter break but after missing two penalties we only have ourselves to blame for not taking thre


Cohen ready for national level debut

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

Jonny Cohen says that he is looking forward to making history when he takes the Maccabi Futsal team into their debut match in the FA National Futsal League on Sunday.

Having led the Team GB Open squad to silverware at the European Maccabi Games in Vienna, Cohen will pit his wits against four other teams in the first round of Division Two games at Crystal Palace Leisure Centre.

Maccabi will p


Golden girls ready for next level

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

London Maccabi Lions are looking to build on the success of the GB women's squad by setting up a new football team.

The ambitious Rowley Lane club, which fields 28 teams at men's and junior level, will start hosting monthly training sessions for female players on the club's 3G surface.

The team is being set up by the father-and-daughter team of Geoff Springer and Hollie Geey.

A member of


Stanton lifts the Lions

January 19, 2012

An injury-time winner from Daniel Stanton helped London Lions come from behind to claim a 3-2 victory over Stony Stratford Town in the first division of the Molten Spartan South Midlands League.

Josh Kennet started the comeback with man-of-the-match Andy Glynne putting Lions ahead.


Grant: Write me off at your peril

By Simon Griver, January 19, 2012

As Avram Grant signed an 18-month deal to manage Serbian champions Partizan Belgrade, he pledged to return to the Premier League.

Grant, who has managed at Chelsea, West Ham and Portsmouth, said: "It is no secret that I still want to manage in England where I have been for the past five years.

"I love the place but the offers I received in England were not good enough and probably people rem


Bern returns to reignite Redbridge's title hopes

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

Daran Bern made a dramatic return to the JC MSFL to help defending champions Redbridge Jewish Care overcome leaders North West Neasden A.

Having left the club at the end of last season after inspiring them to a historic double, Bern joined Adam Bolle on the scoresheet in a 2-0 victory.

Bern, last season's Player of the Year, lined up in a strong starting XI that also featured Josh Kennet, th


Peer crashes out in round two Melbourne

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

Israel's involvement in the singles competition at the Australian Open ended in round two as Shahar Peer was comfortably beaten in Melbourne.

Having breezed past Isabella Holland in straight sets in round one, Peer was outclassed by 14th seed Sabine Lisicki of Germany, losing 6-2 6-1.


Olim League review: January 14

January 18, 2012

A goal from star man Lolu Hibbert earned Jerusalem a 2-1 win over Ashdod in the Hamilton Court FX Olim League.

After a stormy weekend and still some uncertainty as to ‘whether’ the game would still be on, the air dried, (the pitch remained very wet), and left spectators with a cold winter night – perfect football conditions for Jerusalemites. It was game on!


JC MSFL Matchday 20 preview

By Danny Caro, January 18, 2012

There are four eye-catching fixtures in store on Matchday 20 of the JC MSFL season as Lions take on Neasden, Oakwood host Brixton, Glenthorne B welcome UJIA and Raiders C come up against SPEC FC. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action.



Danny Caro's Premier Division TOTW: January 15

By Danny Caro, January 17, 2012

1. Ben Law (Faithfold A)

2. Pete Lazard (London Maccabi Lions A)

3. Jacob Lew (London Maccabi Lions A)

4. Alex Taylor (Faithfold A)

5. James Frener (Faithfold A)

6. Adam Joselyn (North London Raiders A)

7. Yoav Kestenbaum (Hendon Utd SC A)

8. Oli Craig (London Maccabi Lions A)

9. Daran Bern ((Redbridge Jewish Care A)

10. Matt Stock (North London Raiders A)