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Last wicket pairing steer Chigwell past Southgate

August 30, 2012

Chigwell & Hainault prevailed in nail-biting fashion against rivals Southgate in a highly competitive, yet low-scoring game in Chigwell.

Southgate captain Richard Mitchell lost the toss and stand-in Chigwell captain Matt Murray had little hesitation in bowling first on a pitch that played just as badly as it looked

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Season 2012/13 preview: FC Team C

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

FC Team C had an encouraging first season. Now manager Mike Myers shares his best-laid plans with Danny Caro.

Competitions entered: MSFL Division 3, Cyril Ankestein, Peter Morrison

Hopes for the season: To play good football and hopefully get promoted.

Main challengers: The new teams in our division are always a threat as they are an unknown quantity.

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Season 2012/13 preview: North London Raiders B

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

Raiders C are expected to pose a problem to their rivals in Division Two. Manager Oli Shorts tells Danny Caro why.

Competitions entered: The League and League Cup for sure but I've not got a clue if Rob has signed us up to play in the Peter Morrison.

Hopes for the season: We hope to do the double over SPEC, get promoted and show some Olympic spirit.

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2012 Paralympics: Day 1 round-up

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

Inbal Pezaro recovered from a slow start to give Israel its first medal of the 2012 London Paralympics.

The five-time Paralympic medallist added a bronze to her collection after a miraculous comeback in the 50m freestyle final.

Pezaro had finished runner-up in her heat at the Aquatics Centre.

Other Day One highlights saw Yoav Valinsky finish sixth in the Men's 100m Backstroke.

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Season 2012/13 preview: Los Blancos

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

Promotion is aim goal for Blancos this season. Manager Joel Minsky speaks about that and much more in a candid interview with Danny Caro.

Competitions entered: MSFL Division 2 and CA Cup

Hopes for the season: To mount a sustained promotion challenge. For the last two seasons we've started strong but have faded spectacularly in the new year

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JC MSFL 2012/13 Week One preview

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

It's that moment you've all been waiting for, the JC MSFL weekend preview. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the big-match action on Matchday One of the season, where there are some simply mouth-watering contests in store.

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND ONE DRAW

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Season 2012/13 preview: Shirley Park

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

Newly-promoted Shirley Park have bought marksman Jamie Kent to make them an even tastier proposition. Manager Dave Lusman tells Danny Caro what to expect this season.

Competitions entered: All - MSFL Division One, Peter Morrison Trophy, Cyril Anekstein Cup

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Peer makes early exit at US Open

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

Shahar Peer's miserable run of form continued as she crashed out of the US Open against a qualifier at Flushing Meadows.

The Israeli was beaten in straight sets by Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino of Spain - her sixth consecutive exit at the first round stage.

Crucially, Arruabarrena-Vecino broke Peer's serve to take the first 6-4 in 37 minutes.

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Lions Reserves make a flying start

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

MOLTEN SPARTAN SOUTH MIDLANDS RESERVE LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
LONDON LIONS 2 RISBOROUGH RANGERS 0

London Lions Reserves opened their First Division campaign with a high quality performance against recent rivals Risborough.

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Lions Reserves turn on the style in pre-season finale

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY
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A makeshift London Lions Reserves to simply had too much for Hinton FC - with six players on target in an 11-1 success.

Despite so many guys away, it was still a strong Lions side that completed pre-season with a resounding victory.

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