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Danny Caro's JC MSFL Division Three review

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2012

Glenthorne United B were the only team in the JC MSFL to finish with a 100 per cent record this season. Danny Caro reveals how they did it.

1. GLENTHORNE UNITED B
Record: Pl. 16, W. 16, D. 0, L. 0, F. 60, A. 10, Pts. 48
Best result: 4-3 vs Shirley Park
Biggest win: 10-1 vs Hendon
Clean sheets: 8
Games failed to score in: 1
Best signing: Fabio Revieccio

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Danny Caro's JC MSFL Division Four review

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2012

Brady Maccabi B were one of several new teams in the bottom tier of the JC MSFL. Danny Caro gives his assessment of the champions, along with the best of the rest.

1. BRADY MACCABI B
Record: Pl. 18, W. 15, D. 1, L. 2, F. 77, A. 27, Pts. 46
Best result: 3-1 win vs Bilbaum
Biggest win: 11-0 vs Brixton B
Worst result: 3-1 loss vs Bilbaum
Clean sheets: 3
Games failed to score in: 0

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Silver lining for Barnett

By Brian Sacks, May 24, 2012

Anna Barnett, 13, of Blackheath and Bromley AC, placed second in the hammer throw and third in the discus, with distances of 23.98m and 17.58m respectively, at the under-15 Kent County Championships.

Shaftesbury Barnet Harrier Jessica Hurley, 12, recorded a personal best of 2:33.31 in placing second in the 800m at the under-13 Hertfordshire County Championships.

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Dyrham Park win Ladies National Tournament

May 24, 2012

Dyrham Park took the honours at the Ladies National Tournament for the UK Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies at Abridge Golf & Country Club in Essex.

The Barnet country club claimed the main prize, the Team Gross, as well as four other trophies – singles gross, fourball gross runners-up, combined singles and fourball nett and the team singles nett.

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Warner's a winner

May 24, 2012

Adam Warner maintained his excellent run of form with victory in the 1,500m time trials at Crystal Palace Sports Centre.

A victorious Warner also broke the sub-17-minute barrier in his third 1,500m race in six weeks. During this time he has knocked 21 seconds of his personal best time. Warner will now start the outdoor season with a 10K at the Olympic venue at Dorney Lake.

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Team GB stars shine

May 24, 2012

Maccabiah stars Aaron Radley of Rosslyn Park RFC and Sam Katz from Loughborough University RFC helped the Ramblin Jesters, an Invitational Rugby Sevens Team, reach the semi-finals of the Amsterdam Sevens Tournament.

Played in front of 8,000 spectators, the Londoners featured in 48-team, competition, with the Jesters side made up of IRB internationals from Fiji, Wales and Ireland.

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Guttman's Euro vision

By Simon Griver, May 24, 2012

Eli Guttman is confident Israel will not be overawed when they take on Euro 2012 finalists the Czech Republic and Germany in friendly matches over the coming days.

Israel take on the Czechs in Austria on Saturday followed by Germany in Leipzig on Thursday as Guttman sizes up his best team for the World Cup 2014 qualifiers, which begin in September.

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Assulin released by Manchester City

By Simon Griver and Danny Caro, May 24, 2012

Gai Assulin has been released by Manchester City.

The Israeli midfielder failed to break into the Premier League champions’ squad and played the last three months of the season on loan at Brighton & Hove Albion.

While Maccabi Haifa are eager to sign the player, his agent, Pini Zahavi, said that he hopes to “find Championship team”.

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Oscar goes to Tel Aviv

By Simon Griver, May 24, 2012

Maccabi Tel Aviv have appointed Barcelona youth team coach Oscar Garcia as their new manager.

The club’s Canadian owner Mitch Goldhar decided to bring in a foreign manager after three disappointing seasons under Israeli coaches.

The move follows the appointment of Jordi Cruyff as general manager.

Garcia said: “I’m proud to join Maccabi Tel Aviv, a club with an amazing history.

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Abrams named MJSL Player of the Season

By James Masters, May 24, 2012

Bobby Abrams finished the season in style after celebrating his MJSL Player of the Year award with a stunning hat-trick.

The Haroldeans hitman took his tally to 24 league goals for the season to earn the MJSL Golden Boot following his heroics against Broughton.

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