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Cup winners showed character, says Rolfe

By James Martin, April 22, 2012

JC BARRY GOLDSTEIN TROPHY FINAL
UJIA 1 North West Neasden C 1 AET (UJIA won 4-2 on penalties)

UJIA’s match-winning goalkeeper Darren Rolfe praised his side for “showing the character to come back from losing the final last year” to win the JC Barry Goldstein Cup final in a dramatic penalty shoot-out against Neasden C at Wingate & Finchley.

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Brilliant Brixton clinch promotion

By Danny Caro, April 22, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION ONE
Redbridge Jewish Care B 1 Brixton Old Boys A 6

Brixton Old Boys A will be playing Premier Division football next season after hitting Redbridge for six at Donkey Lane.

John Nitka's men needed to win the game to pip Norstar A to second place and a dominant second half display did the trick at Enfield Playing Fields.

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JC Team of the Week: the contenders - April 22

By Danny Caro, April 22, 2012

GK - Ed Bloom (FC Team A), Darren Rolfe (UJIA), Russell Corin (Hendon), Ollie Brooks (Redbridge B)

Defenders - Jake Weiner, Jon Toby (both FC Team A), Alex Rosenthal, Josh Lipman (both Hendon A), Jon Ellis, Nicky Smith (both Brady), Ben Radstone (UJIA), Richie Caplin, Scott McKenzie (both Redbridge B)

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JC MSFL Matchday 32 review

By Danny Caro, April 22, 2012

Hendon United Sports Club A sealed the first part of a possible treble with a 3-1 victory over Brady to lift the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup, while UJIA won the JC Barry Goldstein Trophy. In the league, Brixton Old Boys A clinched promotion after hitting Redbridge Jewish Care B for six to clinch the runners-up spot in Division One.

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Tough draw

By Simon Griver, April 19, 2012

DAVIS CUP Andy Ram believes that Israel will need to overcome all the odds to regain their place in the Davis Cup World Group after being drawn away to Japan in the playoffs.

The match in September will see Dudi Sela (64), Amir Weintraub (191), along with doubles specialists Jonathan Erlich and Ram, take on a Japanese team that features three players in the top 100, led by Kei Nishikori (17).

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Gold: I'm proud of my Lions

By Danny Caro, April 19, 2012

FOOTBALL London Lions manager Tony Gold believes his team has over-achieved after they defied the odds to win their penultimate game of the Spartan Midlands League Division One season.

The Lions had 20 players unavailable but it mattered little as they chalked up their 21st victory of the season, beating Chesham United Reserves 3-1.

Ben Ellis opened the scoring following good work from Camer

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History in the making

By Danny Caro, April 19, 2012

JC MSFL Hendon United Sports Club A moved to within touching distance of an unprecedented treble with a brutally efficient 5-2 victory over leaders London Maccabi Lions A to return to the top of the Premier Division table.

David Garbacz's troops are now firm favourites to win what would be their second MSFL title on a weekend where challengers Redbridge Jewish Care A were beaten by Faithfold A.

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Benayoun misses out

By Simon Griver, April 19, 2012

PREMIER LEAGUE Having finally established a place in Arsenal's starting line-up, Yossi Benayoun will be unavailable for tomorrow's derby against Chelsea due to the terms of the loan deal that brought him across London in August.

The Israeli captain will have mixed feelings as the London rivals compete for Champions League qualification because it is unclear whether he will be wearing red or blu

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Lavin lifts South Manchester to the summit

April 19, 2012

MANCHESTER ACCOUNTANTS LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION
South Manchester Sports 4 Miam Miam 2

South Manchester Sports climbed to the top of the Manchester Accountants League Premier Division as a hat –trick from star striker Adam Lavin saw off spirited opponents Miam Miam who until tonight still had an outside chance of the league.

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JC CAC final preview: interview with David Garbacz

By Danny Caro, April 18, 2012

Hendon manager David Garbacz has done an incredible job at Hendon United Sports Club this season. His summer signings have paid dividends and they are now just three games away from an unprecedented treble. On Sunday, they will be looking to clinch their first piece of silveware when they take on Brady Maccabi A in the final of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup at Wingate & Finchley.

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