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Olim League Week One round-up

October 7, 2011

The opening weekend of the Olim League season produced a combination of goals and fireworks.

Jerusalem 3 England FC 2
Jerusalem shocked the Olim football world on Saturday night as they defeated last year's champions, England FC.

Jerusalem debutant Moishe Lewis stole the headlines as he scored the first hat-trick ever conceded by England FC.

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Special Kaye takes top award

By Danny Caro, October 6, 2011

Faithfold midfielder Alex Kaye is my Player of the Month for September.

Kaye, the former MJSL Player of the Season, has helped propel the Superhoops to the top of the Premier Division with some whole-hearted displays in the midfield engine room.

He has also chipped in with three goals in his bid to lead the team to silverware this season.

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Cohen rejoins Raiders

October 6, 2011

North London Raiders A have announced a new signing. Former Watford goalkeeper Dan Cohen, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Raiders, has signed a one-year deal.

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Fogelman joins Superhoops

By Danny Caro, October 6, 2011

Free-scoring striker Richard Fogelman, aka Schnitzelman, this week revealed why he swapped the black and white of Jewventus for the famous green and white hoops of Faithfold.

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JC MSFL Quotes of the Week: October 2

By Danny Caro, October 6, 2011

There's rarely a dull moment in the JC MSFL. Here are my favourites quotes of the week after Matchday Five.

“I can deal with being called a cheat. I can deal with being called a ****. But after losing a couple of stone over the summer, I draw the line at being called fat.” Phil Peters (Norstar A)

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Bernstein: We can win Euros

By Danny Caro, October 6, 2011

FA chairman David Bernstein believes England are capable of winning next year's European Championship finals.

Fabio Capello's men require a point from tonight's match in Montenegro to book their place at the finals in Poland and Ukraine next summer.

Bernstein said: "There is a huge desire at the FA for the England football team to succeed.

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Kyte plays down concerns over 2013 Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, October 6, 2011

Athletes should not be put off applying for the 2013 Maccabiah Games as a result of spiralling costs.

That is the view of David Kyte, the head of delegation for Team GB, after a major price increase of £1,155 per athlete from the 2009 Jewish Olympics was announced.

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Lane happy with bronze

October 6, 2011

Nathaniel Lane finished third at the Commonwealth Trail Ultra Distance Championships.

Lane covered the very challenging five-lap 53.7km course in 3:38.09. His performance at Newborough Forest in Anglesey helped Wales take the team gold.

Lane said: "I was delighted with the result. It was very much a race of attrition.

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Peters sets personal best in New York

By Brian Sacks, October 6, 2011

David Peters, 40, raced to the top of the UK M40 rankings with a PB of 4:10.9 in the New York FifthAvenue Mile.

London-based Peters said: "My race was invitation-only and included runners from USA, Canada, Ethiopia and Ireland.

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Zinger reveals 2012 medal hopes

By James Martin, October 6, 2011

The head of Israel's National Olympic Committee is hoping his squad for London 2012 will produce the first female medallist for 20 years.

Efraim Zinger is also targeting a medal in a sport other than windsurfing or judo for the first time.

Zinger, a former Jewish Agency emissary to Boston, has headed the committee since 1995.

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