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Gilman inspires Leeds late show

December 15, 2011

Adam Gilman's late winner rounded off a pulsating nine-goal thriller as Leeds Maccabi edged out AFC Waggon 5-4 in the Sunday Alliance Premier Division.

Midfielder Gilman headed home deep into injury-time to send boss Ian Selwyn into raptures.

Maccabi had led on four occasions, only for Waggon to hit back each time to level the game.

But Gilman's late show left the visitors shattered and l


Hendon will bounce back from this hammer blow, says Garbacz

By Danny Caro, December 15, 2011

David Garbacz, the manager of Hendon United Sports Club A, was left scratching his head after his team saw their quadruple hopes crushed in a 7-1 defeat by Lapton FC in the London FA Sunday Intermediate Cup.

A strike from Danny Kon proved little more than consolation as the JC MSFL table-toppers were beaten for only the second time this season.


Lions exit Herts Cup

December 15, 2011

Tony Gold, the manager of London Lions, was proud of his team as the holders bowed out of the Herts Centenary Cup at the quarter-final stage, going down 3-2 at London Colney.

The Lions dominated possession in a game they came from behind to lead 2-1 before Colney hit back late on.

Good work from Dean Nyman and Matt Stock set up Andy Glynne for the equaliser.


Brady boys in top gear

December 15, 2011

Strikes from Jonathan Cohen, David Rose, Laurence Myers and Mark Wagman took league leaders Brady Maccabi A seven points clear following a 4-2 victory over Faithfold in Division One.

Joel Nathan and Clive Nathan replied.

North London Raiders consolidated in second place with Ashley Davidson (2) and Serge Cowan on target in a 3-1 success over Scrabble.


Lavin strikes to seal perfect 10

By James Masters, December 15, 2011

Darryl Lee praised his South Manchester Sports side after they made it 10 wins from 10 with a 3-2 victory over Saints.

Two goals from Adam Lavin and a Laurence Newman strike helped the league leaders maintain their excellent start to the season.

Boss Lee is now targeting Sunday's Handicup semi-final against Village.

"To get to Christmas with a 100 per cent record after 10 league games and


Domb states his case for the defence

December 15, 2011

Hyde Park boss David Domb has warned his players they must cut out their defensive errors following an almighty scare against Leeds Maccabi 3rd.

Domb's men led 4-0 before 10 minutes of madness allowed Maccabi to score three times without reply.

Rovers hit back with Oli Grant completing his hat-trick to seal the win 6-3, but Domb was far from happy.

"I really did have my heart in my mouth


Nothing to lose

By Danny Caro, December 15, 2011

Simon Corney, the chairman of League One club Oldham Athletic, is relishing the prospect of taking on boyhood heroes Liverpool at Anfield in the FA Cup next month.


Korzits's Olympic dream

By Simon Griver, December 15, 2011

Lee Korzits is confident she can follow her success at the windsurfing World Championships by taking gold at the London Olympics next year.

She became the first Israeli to be crowned a two-time world champion in the sport after winning in Australia.

Korzits said: "An Olympic medal is now my dream.


Goodman edged out at Euros

By Brian Sacks, December 15, 2011

Richard Goodman achieved possibly his greatest triumph so far by winning the silver medal in the European Junior Cross Country Championships in Velenje, Slovenia.

Goodman, 18, finished the 6km race two seconds behind Russian winner Ilgizar Safiulin, and with his performance he led Britain to victory in the team competition.

Staying back in around eighth place during the first half of the fou


Haifa crash out of Europa League

By Danny Caro, December 14, 2011

Maccabi Haifa crashed out of the Europa League after going down 3-0 at home to Schalke in their final match in Group J.

Needing a win to guarantee qualification into the round of 32, Yaniv Katan, the former West Ham striker, had a penalty saved with the Israelis trailing by a goal and their fate was settled with Steua Bucharest beat Larnaca 3-1 to pip them to second place.