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Belmont & Edgware claim first league success

By Danny Caro, July 4, 2011

Excellent displays from Ashley Connick, Simon Taylor, Rafi Addlestone and Richie Wienburg helped Belmont & Edgware 1st claim their first success of the Middlesex Sunday League Division Two season.

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Schultz inspires LMV victory

By Danny Caro, July 4, 2011

A half century from the evergreen Martin Schultz inspired a depleted London Maccabi Vale 1s to a 43-run victory over Bharat Olympians in the Middlesex Sunday League Division One.

Playing with only three recognised batsmen, LMV, who were missing record run-scorer Adam Brand showed character and determination to maintain their title hopes.

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Cricket scoreboard - July 3

By Danny Caro, July 4, 2011

MIDDLESEX SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
London Maccabi Vale 1st 173 (35 overs) Martin Schultz 62
Bharat Olympians 130 (32.3 overs)
LMV won by 43 runs

DIVISION TWO
Kensington and Chelsea 141 Ashley Connick 4-10
Belmont & Edgware 1st Simon Taylor 142 39
BECC won by 4 wickets

FRIENDLIES
Woodford Green CC 246-9 (40 overs)
MAL 127 (35 overs) Grant Pakter 60 not out

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LMV colts crush Totteridge Millhillians

By Danny Caro, July 1, 2011

Kate Moss has chosen to wear a dress by disgraced designer John London Maccabi Vale Under 15s cruised to an emphatic victory over Totteridge Millhillians.

Skipper Simeon Cohen lost the toss but LMV were surprised to find themselves invited to bat first on a glorious evening at a sunlit Rowley Lane.

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Erlich and Peer reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

By Danny Caro, July 1, 2011

Israel's Jonathan Erlich and Shahar Peer have reached the last eight of the mixed doubles at Wimbledon.

The unseeded pair overcame Brits Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae in a gripping contest on Thursday afternoon.

Erlich and Peer won the first set 6-4 but they found themselves 4-1 down in the second as Fleming and Rae mounted a comeback.

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Furman: It will be sweet 16

By James Masters, June 30, 2011

Dean Furman is hoping his stellar season with Oldham Athletic will rub off on Team GB's Under 16 side ahead of the European Maccabi Games.

Furman, a former Chelsea trainee, joined Barnet coach Michael Stone to offer advice to the 18-strong squad during a training session.

The Under 16 side face a tough task to come out on top, with teams from Spain, Germany, Denmark and Austria all hoping to

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Stone backing Winston's warriors for gold

June 30, 2011

Michael Stone, the Barnet coach, believes that Team GB can end several decades of heartbreak and take gold in the Open competition at the European Maccabi Games.

Having recently helped the Bees survive relegation from League 2, Stone has been running his eye over the Team GB Open squad who will be going for gold in Vienna.

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Ligat Ha'Al hits crisis

By Simon Griver, June 30, 2011

Israeli football has been rocked by police investigations into alleged systematic match-fixing in Ligat Ha'al with the involvement of leading club owners, coaches and players linked to gambling rings controlled by organised crime.

The investigation has reached the very top with Israel FA chairman Avi Luzon questioned by police under caution.

After Luzon was released without charges, IFA CEO

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Zahavi will fill his boots

By Simon Griver, June 30, 2011

Pini Zahavi, the Israeli super-agent, has been recruited by Roman Abramovich to help rebuild Chelsea following the appointment Andre Villas-Boas.

Sources in Israel confirm that Zahavi has been in Brazil for several days in an attempt to persuade Santos striker Neymar, 19, to come to London.

Chelsea are reportedly prepared to pay £40 million for the teenager but Zahavi faces competition from

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Celtic swoop for Omer Damari

By Simon Griver, June 30, 2011

Celtic have agreed a three-year deal for Israeli striker Omer Damari.

Peter Lawwell, Celtic's chief executive, met Maccabi Petach Tikvah chairman Amos Luzon in London yesterday and agreed to pay the Ligat Ha'Al outfit £2 million for the 22-year-old striker.

Lawwell also discussed Damari's personal terms with the player's agent Dudu Dahan.

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