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Republic still in with a shout, says Bloch

By James Masters, February 10, 2011

Anthony Bloch, player-manager of Republic of Mancunia, insists his side can still pull off a stunning league triumph, despite failing to see off championship rivals Hyde Park.

Republic currently sit seven points adrift of league leaders Manchester Maccabi 3rd after top-scorer Moishe Hasid rescued a 1-1 draw for the hosts.

Hyde Park had taken the lead through David Cohen's 10th goal of the season but Phillip Braham's men failed to hold on as Republic came roaring back.

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Day on song

February 10, 2011

Israeli driver Alon Day has been selected for the first FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy.

Day, 19, was one of 12 men to come through a rigorous three-day process from a field of 19.

The successful group will now be coached in the car by former Formula One race driver Alex Wurz and his company Test and Training International, and out of the car by former World Rally Champion co-driver Robert Reid and his company Elite Sports Performance.

Over the next nine months, Day will attend six separate workshops at different locations in Europe.

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Peer turns on Israeli supporters

By Simon Griver, February 10, 2011

Shahar Peer was involved in an angry exchange with disappointed fans after Israel failed to return to the Federation Cup World Group, finishing fifth in the 15-team Europe/Africa Group A tournament in Eilat.

Peer said: "Would it make them happy if I stopped representing Israel? Where would the country be then? We lost to Poland who were a very tough team."

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Six-hit Redbridge keep treble hopes alive

By Danny Caro, February 10, 2011

Sam McCarthy, manager of Redbridge Jewish Care A, cut a relieved figure after watching his team keep alive treble hopes with a hard fought victory against Division One high-flyers Brady Maccabi in the quarter-finals of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup.

They ran out 6-1 winners but the tie was far from comfortable for RJC who finished the game with 10 men after right-back Craig Sandford was sent off. It needed some late intervention from hat-trick hero Dean Nyman, Steve Summers and Daran Bern to send the Premier Division leaders through.

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We're coming to park the bus

By James Masters, February 10, 2011

Stuart Delmonte says that his Manchester Maccabi 1st side will try to pull out all the stops to avoid a mauling against London Maccabi Lions in Sunday's Peter Morrison Trophy tussle.

The Tameside League side will travel down to Rowley Lane for a 2pm kick-off without four first-team stars and fears over being overrun by a Lions side desperate for cup glory.

And London-born Delmonte concedes his side face an uphill task if they are to book their place in the quarter-finals of the competition.

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Nyman on track for 2016 Olympic squad

February 10, 2011

Lara Nyman has been identified as one of three British sportswomen as potential cycling contenders for 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Nyman, 18, was recognised by Paul Manning, who collected a full set of Olympic cycling medals with the men's team pursuit between 2000 and 2008.

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Israel beaten by Serbia in friendly

By Danny Caro, February 10, 2011

Israel were beaten 2-0 by Serbia in a friendly played in front of a paltry crowd of just 7,783 at the Bloomfield Stadium on Wednesday night.

Luis Fernandes, the Israel manager, used the match to try out an experimental five-man midfield ahead of next month’s Euro 2012 qualifiers.

A strong Serbia team, who included Jewventus playmaker Milos Krasic and Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, forged ahead midway through the first half.

Good work from Ivanovic saw him power down the right flank before sending in a precision cross that was converted by the onrushing Zoran Tošić.

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JC MSFL Matchday 22 preview

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2011

Matchday 22 of the JC MSFL season sees several teams competing in the first national round of the Peter Morrison Trophy with tie of the round featuring London Maccabi Lions A and Manchester Maccabi 1st at Rowley Lane. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the big games in league and cup.

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JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP SEMI-FINAL DRAW
Hendon Utd Sports Club A vs Los Blancos
North West Neasden A vs Redbridge Jewish Care A
Ties scheduled for March 6

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week - Feb 6

By Danny Caro, February 8, 2011

Ryan Selsdon (Zig Zag) - every good team needs a solid keeper and Zig Zag’s Ryan Selsdon was on top form to steer the Zeds to their third league win of the season, beating Team JLGB 3-1. He was one of three players selected by manager DJ Neal Cohen

Elliot Coulton (Glenthorne Utd B) - the Thornes player-manager led by example with a near faultless display in the promotion six-pointer against Shirley Park. He helped ensure that Jason Lindsay, the Division Four top-scorer, did not have a say in the game

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JC Olim League Week 14 review

By Danny Caro, February 8, 2011

Jerusalem booked their place in the top division of the JC Olim League after beating Ra’anana 5-1.

The match was the highlight of a gripping final week of the open part of the Olim League in Israel before the eight teams split into two divisions.

The only fixture that would affect the standings was the match featuring Ra’anana and Jerusalem who occupied 4th and 5th places. The winner would go into Division One and the loser into Division Two.

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