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Nitka sees red as Brixton bow out

By Danny Caro, January 15, 2012

Brixton Old Boys A 1 Lord Stanley 5

Brixton's Sunday LFA run came to an end as they were beaten 5-1 by Lord Stanley.

Alon Hershkorn had put Brixton ahead after 15 minutes.


JC MSFL Matchday 19 review

By Danny Caro, January 15, 2012

Hendon United Sports Club A, Brady Maccabi A and North London Raiders A joined Brixton Old Boys A in the semi-finals of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup, while JC MSFL Player of the Year Daran Bern made a surprise return as Redbridge Jewish Care A beat Premier Division leaders North West Neasden A. Danny Caro looks back on all the action.



Grant takes over at Partizan Belgrade

January 13, 2012

Partizan Belgrade today confirmed Avram Grant as their new manager.

The Israeli was keen to return to the Premiership despite taking West Ham and Portsmouth down, but the Partizan board have identified Grant as the man they want to take over from Aleksandar Stanojevic who was sacked following a dispute with the club's board.


JC MSFL Rumour Mill - January 13

By Danny Caro, January 13, 2012

With the January transfer window wide open, find out which players are the talking of the terraces in the JC MSFL.

Faithfold A have renewed their interest in Shirley Park midfielder Nicky Plotnek. With star man Alex Kaye about to head off overseas, the club will propose a "generous" offer for the former West Brom man.


Lions second best against London Colney

January 12, 2012

London Lions 1 London Colney 3

London Lions paid the price for a poor team performance against top of the table London Colney, going down 3-1 at home.

In the opening exchanges it was clear that Colney had a greater urgency to the game with Lions second to most first and second balls.


Ask the Ref - Kompany vs Johnson

By Danny Caro, January 12, 2012

In our latest Ask the Ref feature, we speak to some of the JC MSFL's leading officials to get their view on some of this week’s major talking points – namely the Vincent Kompany red card in the Manchester derby and the Glenn Johnson challenge in the Carling Cup semi-final first leg.



Peer ready to hit back

By Simon Griver, January 12, 2012

Shahar Peer is determined to put in a strong performance at next week's Australian Open.

Peer is looking to regain the form that saw her reach number 11 in the WTA rankings last year.

The Israeli has slipped to 37 and needs to match her performance in Melbourne last year - when she reached the third round - to halt the slide.


IFA probe

By Simon Griver, January 12, 2012

Israel FA chairman Avi Luzon was questioned under caution by Israeli police earlier this week regarding match-fixing allegations.

Two full days of interrogation revolved around suspected intervention by Luzon in the selection of referees for Ligat Ha'Al games involving Maccabi Petach Tikva, the club where he formerly served as chairman.


Omri signs

January 12, 2012

Omri Altman has spoken of his first-team aspirations after signing a two-year deal with Fulham.

The Israeli, who turns 18 in March, joined the Fulham Academy last year.

Altman said: "I'm very happy to sign for Fulham and love my life in London.

"I've spoken with the manager, Martin Jol, and everything is working out well.


Racketlon is the future, says GB ace Lazarus

By James Masters, January 12, 2012

David Lazarus is hoping his world domination of Racketlon will help the sport become the next big thing in Britain.

The 47-year-old is the current world champion for the over-45 age group after clinching the title in Vienna last November.

Racketlon, which combines table tennis, squash, tennis and badminton, is one of the fastest growing sports in Europe.

Players play one set from each spo