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D-day for Yossi

By Simon Griver, August 11, 2011

Chelsea's Yossi Benayoun has told Israeli teammates that he expects to be playing elsewhere in the new season.

The JC understands that Chelsea have received inquiries about the player from Spurs, Newcastle, Roma, Galatasaray and Panathinaikos.

Benayoun, 31, would prefer to stay in England, and his most likely destination is White Hart Lane.

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Bananas hold their own against Raiders B

August 11, 2011

SPEC 0 North London Raiders B 0
MSFL new boys SPEC and Premier Division newcomers North London Raiders B played out a well-contested and hard fought goalless draw on a mild evening under the Borehamwood FC 3G pitch floodlights.

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Israel edged out by Ivory Coast

By Simon Griver, August 11, 2011

Israel were beaten 4-3 by the Ivory Coast in an international friendly in Switzerland on Wednesday night.

The match featured an inspirational performance by new Arsenal striker Gervinho who was a key figure as the African team stormed into a 3-0 lead.

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The new season: Premier Division preview

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

There are three new teams in the top-flight this season with Brady Maccabi making a welcome return, along with newcomers North London Raiders B, last season's Division One champions, and FC Team A. Can they overcome the big boys? Only time will tell ...

BRADY MACCABI A

Competitions entered: Morrison, Anekstein and, of course, our chance to shine in the premiership

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The new season: Division 1 preview

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

There are 10 teams, once again, in Division One this season. The incentive is that three climbed into the Premier Division in May so it could come down to survival of the fittest. Watch out for Chigwell Athletic in their new JC-sponsored kit.

BRIXTON OLD BOYS A

Competitions entered: the two Jewish cups and the Sunday FA Cup.

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The new season: Division 2 preview

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

There are two Faithfold teams in Division Two but it's hard to look past Glenthorne United A, last season's Division Three champions, in terms of title talk this season.

CAMDEN PARK

Competitions entered: Division 2 and both cups

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The new season: Division 3 preview

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

Division Three looks open of the most open with 10 teams vying for a top two finish. Check out all the runners and riders here.

BLIZZARD STORM

Competitions entered: We have entered all competitions – league, Peter Morrison Trophy and Cyril Anekstein Cup

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The new season: Division 4 preview

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

Six new teams have joined the Maccabi League for season 2011/12. Here we get the low-down on the 10 participating teams in Division Four.

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ATHLETIC BILBAUM

Competitions entered: MSFL Division 4 and Cyril Anekstein Cup (I think, whichever one doesn’t run the risk of having to leave London!)

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A club-by-club guide to the MSFL

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

The new MSFL season starts on September 4. You can glance through all the facts and figures about how teams are warming-up for the new season.

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP DRAW

WEEK ONE FIXTURES

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Salford Jewish go down fighting

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2011

A battling performance from Salford Jewish was not enough to save them from defeat against West Didsbury.

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