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Westdene pay the penalty after points failure

By Danny Caro, November 16, 2010

Westdene went down 3-0 to Haroldeans but still took home three points as some of their players were stopped and handed a three point penalty for speeding. Things weren’t much better on the pitch for the visiting side, though they put up a valiant display in the face of an horrendous injury crisis. Half of their 18 man squad out through injury, meaning that they had to field two players without prior experience in senior 11-a-side football, one of whom had been out injured for a year.

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Brady hit Camden for six

By Danny Caro, November 15, 2010

Hat-tricks from Mark Smith and scoring sensation Josh Hershman helped Brady Maccabi to a thrashing of promotion rivals Camden Park in JC MSFL division one.

Brady, flying high near the top of the league, were given their edge by Hershman who, although officially a winger, has now bagged 15 in all competitions. Not far behind him was the tireless Smith - who chased every ball.

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Los Blancos in 7th heaven

By Danny Caro, November 12, 2010

After two league defeats in a row, Los Blancos bounced back in some style.

Joel Minsky's men enjoyed all the early possesion and were rewarded when Sami Birnbaum seized on a losse ball in the box to fire into the corner.

The lead was doubled when Danny Kon finished well follwing a fine Blancos move.

Raiders replied against the run of play, but further strikes from Birnbaum and Kon meant Minsky's men went in 4-1 up at the break.

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Five-star Faithfold C march on

By Danny Caro, November 12, 2010

'We need to learn how to win' was the summation from stand-in boss David Tropp. He's not wrong. Perhaps it's not surprising when you consider the Real Life start to the season that despite going 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 up, we still contrived to lose the game by two clear goals.

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Wax Outshines Lench As Montana Come Back From The Dead

By Danny Caro, November 12, 2010

A hat-trick from the in-form Josh Hershman strengthened Brady's promotion hopes as they finished in seventh heaven against Redbridge B in Bushey.

Even with an injury depleted squad, Brady were simply exquisite. Missing a quadrant of starting players, Brady put Redbridge to the sword early on as a good Steven Field shot was parried right into the path of the flying Hershman who added another to his seasons tally with a simple tap in.

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Levy delighted with Spurs despite losses

By Danny Caro, November 12, 2010

Daniel Levy, chairman of Spurs, was full of optimism despite the club announcing an overall financial loss in the last 12 months.

Spurs made a £6.6m loss after tax for the year ending 30 June 2010 but revenues rose by £119.8m.

Levy said: "This period has seen the club produce a record turnover and a 23 per cent increase in operating profit.

"We are benefiting now from our investment to date in the first-team squad."

Spurs' best-ever Premier League finish of fourth boosted broadcast revenues and ensured every one of its home matches was sold out

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We won't get carried away, says Simons

By David Gold, November 11, 2010

Martin Simons, manager of Manchester Maccabi, is refusing to get carried away after his team claimed an eighth successive league victory to open up a three point lead at the top of the MJSL.
A hat-trick from Adam Stevens took them three points clear of nearest rivals Republic of Mancunia.

"I don't want to be over-confident," Simons warned. "We could suffer injuries or other teams could go on a good run.

"What I would say is that if we continue to play as we have been then we stand a very good chance of being there at the death."

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Poleshchuk success

November 11, 2010

Top Israeli squash player Daniel Poleshchuk justified his number one seeding in the boys Under 15 category by winning the Belgium Junior Open tournament.

Poleshchuk, a Millfield School scholar was the standout performer in a tournament featuring 300 of the top European players from 27 countries.

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Bern on song as Redbridge crush rivals

By Danny Caro, November 11, 2010

Danny Berg, coach of Redbridge Jewish Care A, praised the star qualities of striker Daran Bern whose hat-trick boosted the leaders' title charge in a 5-1 demolition of nearest rivals Faithfold A.

Berg, who is also the MSFL Rep Team manager, praised Bern for his all-round performance as the Essex giants ripped apart their north London opponents in a stunning second half display at Fairlop.

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World elite to visit Eilat

By Simon Griver, November 11, 2010

World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and Victoria Azarenka (10) will lead a galaxy of top female stars when the Federation Cup Europe Group One tournament is held in Israel early next year.

The International Tennis Federation has awarded the 16-team competition to Eilat, which will include Denmark, Belarus and Israel.

Sixteen nations will be divided into four groups with the winners of the round robin tournament from each group playing in semi-finals. The two semi-final winners will move onto promotion/relegations playoffs for the Federation Cup World Group.

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