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Player of the Year Bern to leave MSFL

By Danny Caro, June 17, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Just minutes after being named Maccabi League Player of the Year, Daran Bern dropped a bombshell on his Redbridge Jewish Care teammates - by telling them that he is leaving Jewish football.

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Gold again for pace ace Edwards

By Brian Sacks, June 17, 2011

Ellie Edwards, 14, achieved the English Schools qualifying standard in winning the junior girls 200 metres title in the Greater Manchester School Championships at Stretford, recording 26.20. She will now represent Greater Manchester in the English Schools Championships in July.

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Salford's damp squib

June 17, 2011

A career-best 6-45 from Jonny Wineburg was not enough as Salford Jewish CC suffered a 74-run defeat in a rain-affected match against West Didsbury.

An early wicket from Alex Goodman soon put West Didsbury on the back foot and they continued to find runs hard to come by with the impressive Wineberg taking wickets at regular interval.

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Player of the Year Bern to leave MSFL

By Danny Caro, June 17, 2011

Just minutes after being named Maccabi League Player of the Year, Daran Bern dropped a bombshell on his Redbridge Jewish Care teammates - by telling them that he is leaving Jewish football. Playing in his first full season in the league, Bern, 24, tormented defences as the east Londoners clinched their first league and cup double.

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Revenge is sweet for JFS

June 16, 2011

JFS broke their duck at the annual Belmont & Edgware Cricket Club inter-schools tournament after beating Hasmonean in the final.

Having finished runners-up in the two previous competitions, JFS (142-4) started the competition with a 66-run victory over King Solomon (86-7).

Hasmonean (117-6) won the other semi-final with a four-wicket success over Immanuel (117-5).

JFS (128-5) recorded a 2

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Lustigman: "In it to win it"

By Danny Caro, June 16, 2011

Adam Lustigman, player-manager of WHAFC, is quietly confident that his 15-man squad can turn heads at the Jom Ha Voetbal competition in Amsterdam on Sunday.

The 19-team event sees WHAFC, which stands for We Hate Arsenal Football Club, line-up in a four-team group alongside Joods Zorg Circ, Circumcisers and Troostwijk.

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Vienna will be like no other European Games, says Kyte

By Danny Caro, June 16, 2011

Next month's European Maccabi Games in Vienna will be more than just about sport, according to David Kyte.

As head of the Organising Committee for Team GB, Kyte outlined the historical importance of an event where he is committed to providing the best possible Maccabi experience to the British squad.

GB will send its largest-ever delegation to a Euro Games, the biggest event on the Jewish sp

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Hurst: It was West sham

By James Masters, June 16, 2011

Sir Geoff Hurst believes that Avram Grant was left fighting a losing battle following West Ham's flirtation with Martin O'Neill in January.

Former Hammers boss Grant, who was sacked immediately after the club's relegation from the Premier League, was expected to leave Upton Park with O'Neill taking his place.

Despite constant speculation over the Israeli's future, Grant survived only to pres

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Haifa hero on the way

By Simon Griver, June 16, 2011

Tomer Hemed is close to agreeing terms with Rangers. The Maccabi Haifa striker, 24, is reportedly being offered a three-year contract at Ibrox worth between £7,000 to £8,000 a week.

However, we understand that no deal will be signed until Hemed receives his Polish passport, probably next week.

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I will show you all I can cut it on grass, says Sela

By Simon Griver, June 16, 2011

Wild card Dudi Sela is looking to repay the faith of Wimbledon organisers with a good run at the All England Tennis Club, starting on Monday.

An excellent run of form has seen the Israeli register 15 consecutive victories, culminating in the Nottingham Challenger last weekend - his third successive win on the challenger circuit.

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