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Nothing less than a win will do, says Hyde Park manager

By David Gold, March 17, 2011

Philip Braham, manager of Hyde Park Rovers, has described Sunday's meeting with Manchester Maccabi 3rd as a must-win. The student team from Leeds go into their final league game of the season knowing that anything less than three points would end their title dream.

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GB Masters show Dutch courage

March 17, 2011

Futsal: The GB Masters continued their preparations for this summer's European Maccabi Games with an appearance at the first International Maccabi Futsal Tournament put on by Maccabi Holland.

GB finished fifth in a tournament featuring 13 Dutch teams, the Italian Open Maccabi team and Maccabi Estonia in Amsterdam.

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Foreman walloped by Wolak

By Mike Sinclair, March 17, 2011

Yuri Foreman's hopes of becoming a world champion again are in tatters after he suffered a shattering defeat in his comeback fight against Pawel Wolak at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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I can fire us into playoffs, says Furman

By James Masters, March 17, 2011

Dean Furman has set his sights on finishing the season with a flourish after enduring a frustrating spell on the sidelines.

The Oldham star returned to action during last weekend's defeat by Leyton Orient following a three-week absence with suspension and illness.

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Grant charged with improper conduct

March 17, 2011

Avram Grant, the West Ham manager, has been charged with improper conduct by the FA following comments made after the FA Cup defeat at Stoke.

An angry Grant suggested that referee Mike Jones favoured Stoke because he felt "guilty" for missing Frederic Piquionne's apparent handball in claiming an equaliser for West Ham.

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Benayoun named in Israel squad

By Simon Griver, March 17, 2011

Yossi Benayoun has been named in Israel's 25-man squad for the Euro 2012 qualifiers at the end of the month.

The Chelsea midfielder only resumed full training this week after undergoing surgery on a ruptured achilles, and Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti will not be pleased that the Israeli has been called up for international duty.

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JC MSFL Matchday 27 preview

By Danny Caro, March 16, 2011

Premier Division leaders Redbridge Jewish Care A take on last season's champions North West Neasden A in the match of the day on Matchday 27 of the JC MSFL season. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action in league and cup.

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Peer set for top 10

By Danny Caro, March 16, 2011

Shahar Peer is set to enter the top 10 for the first time in her career after beating world number five Francesca Schiavone of Italy in round four of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

The Israeli is due to play Belgium's Yanina Wickmayer (25) in the quarter-finals.

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Maccabi GB finish fifth in futsal tournament

By Danny Caro, March 16, 2011

The Maccabi GB Masters continued their preparations for this summer's European Maccabi Games in Vienna with an appearance at the first International Maccabi Futsal Tournament put on by Maccabi Holland.

GB reached the quarter-finals in a tournament featuring 13 Dutch teams, the Italian Open Maccabi Team and Maccabi Estonia in Amsterdam.

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