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Sporting chance the key for Gav

By James Masters, August 25, 2011

Gavin Sharpe reckons his Sporting JLGB team will be 'ten times better' as they go in search of MJSL glory.

Sporting, who take on title favourites Republic of Mancunia in their opening game on Sunday, are in confident mood after a successful end to last season.

Sharpe's side flew up the table following a slow start to the season before crushing Crumpsall in the final of the Tony Cohen Memoria

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MSFL preview: Division Three

By Danny Caro, August 25, 2011

Division Three looks to be the most open in the MSFL with 10 teams vying for a top two finish.

NORTH WEST NEASDEN C

One of a number of clubs to have been promoted from Division Four last season, Louis Taylor's Neasden will be looking to go up by right this year.

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Casspi set for France after snub

By James Masters, August 25, 2011

NBA star Omri Casspi has rejected the opportunity to move back to Israel with Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Casspi, who has spent the past two years in the USA with the Sacramento Kings, had hoped to secure a move home following the NBA lockout.

But a snag over the amount of tax he would be required to pay has persuaded the 23-year-old to consider joining French side Villeurbane along with San Antonio S

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Maccabi boss blasts referee Webb after Champions League KO

By Simon Griver, August 25, 2011

Maccabi Haifa boss Elisha Levi has launched a scathing attack on England's World Cup final referee Howard Webb following his side's exit from the Champions League.

Maccabi, who crashed out of the competition following a penalty shoot-out defeat by Belgian champions Genk, were incensed by a number of Webb's decisions during the second leg of their play-off tie.

Webb, who is regarded as one of

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Lions fail to roar

By David Gold, August 24, 2011

London Lions slipped to a third successive defeat in the South Midlands League Division One after going down 2-1 at Harpenden Town.

Lions made seven changes made from the 4-0 drubbing against St. Albans last weekend, but it was Harpenden keeper Matthew Lord who stole the show.

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Champions League heartbreak for Haifa

By James Masters, August 24, 2011

Maccabi Haifa crashed out of the Champions League in dramatic fashion after a pulsating clash with Belgian champions Genk.

With the tie at 3-3 on aggregate at the end of extra time, Elisha Levi's men were sent spinning out of the competition 4-1 on penalty kicks.

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Nominate your Jewish sporting stars

By James Masters, August 24, 2011

Maccabi GB have teamed up with UJIA to give you the opportunity to nominate a sportsperson who has had a major achievement or advancement within their chosen sport in the past year, and is worthy of receiving the most prestigious Sports Award within our community.

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Manchester Maccabi battered by Ashton storm

By David Gold, August 22, 2011

Manchester Maccabi fell to a heavy defeat as top of the table Ashton CC won their Greater Manchester League clash by 250 runs.

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MAL seal narrow victory

By David Gold, August 22, 2011

MAL edged a close fought encounter with Old Haberdashers at Croxdale to win by two wickets. Captain Mark Landau was relieved with the win and felt his team could have played better on the day.

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Cantor does for Botany Bay as Vale cruise to victory

By David Gold, August 22, 2011

London Maccabi Vale eased to a storming 122 run against Botany Bay at the weekend.

Vale batted first and Jonathan Cantor got them off to a terrific start and he partnered well with Jacob Freedman to give Vale a commanding lead. Jon Galloway joined Cantor to add a further 71 before the latter finished on 73.

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