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Danny Caro's 2011 Jewish sports oscars

By Danny Caro, December 30, 2011

It's been another busy year for professional and amateur Jewish sportsmen and women across the globe.

For many, the European Maccabi Games in Vienna was the highlight, while there were also some great performances in the world of Sunday morning football.

We've also seen some exceptional performances on the world stage, with a fair bit of silverware along the way.


MJSL a 'leading light'

By James Masters, December 29, 2011

The Manchester Jewish Soccer League has been hailed as a leading light of the Respect campaign by the Manchester Football Association.

Peter Roberts, the Referees Development Manager at the Manchester FA, recently attended a meeting with the MJSL council to discuss further innovations going into the scheme.


We're taking it one step at a time, says Lustigman

By James Masters, December 29, 2011

Adam Lustigman believes his Maccabi Masters side are on target for glory at the 2013 Maccabiah Games following their Futsal title triumph.

Maccabi sealed the Middlesex FA Futsal Fives Division One Championship at the first attempt following their silver medal success at the European Maccabi Games in Vienna in July.


Brandon late show stuns Lions

By Danny Caro, December 29, 2011


Tony Gold, the London Lions manager, believes that a lack of fitness cost his troops a point as they succumbed to a late winner from Jamie Brandon in a pulsating contest against Hoddesdon Town.


Guttman appointed Israel manager

By Danny Caro, December 28, 2011

Eli Guttman has been confirmed as the new manager of Israel.

The former Hapoel Tel Aviv boss, 53, was the only candidate considered for the position.

He received unanimous backing from the 11-member IFA board, initially on a two-year deal. He will name an assistant by May.


Classy Colman puts England A on top

By Danny Caro, December 27, 2011

Hamilton Court FX Olim League
England A 1 England B 0

A 75th minute strike from Team GB star Motti Colman earned England A victory over England B in the Hamilton Court FX League.

The first competitive fixture between these two sides took place on Saturday night and proved to be a very tight affair.


Lions roar their way to victory

By Danny Caro, December 22, 2011

Cranfield United 1-3 London Lions
Strikes from Andy Glynne, David Soutar and an own goal earned London Lions three excellent points as they rekindled their promotion hopes with an impressive performance at fourth place Cranfield United.

Having endured an incredibly difficult start to the season, the Lions put in a phenomenal effort to come away with a deserved victory.

And Lions boss


So nearly for Neasden

By Danny Caro, December 22, 2011

North West Neasden A missed the chance to go top of the JC MSFL Premier Division following a pulsating 3-3 draw against defending champions Redbridge Jewish Care A.

Marc Lazare fired a double with Lee Cash scoring the goal of the game with a stunning 35-yard effort for Neasden.

Redbridge's goals came through Adam Bolle (2) and Danny Hakimi.


Olympics the target

By Simon Griver, December 22, 2011

Nimrod Mashiah still fears for his place at the London Olympics- despite winning bronze at the World Windsurfing Championship in Perth.

Mashiah led for most of the tournament but only just managed to pick up a place on the podium.

But despite gaining a third straight top-three finish, Mashiah is still wary of being beaten to a place in the Israeli Olympic team by rival Shahar Zuberi.

"I w


Eli set for Israel job

By Simon Griver, December 22, 2011

Eli Guttman looks set to be named as the new manager of Israel after agreeing an 18-month deal to replace Frenchman Luis Fernandez.

Guttman, who is expected to earn less than half of Fernandez' $480,000 a year salary, recently recovered from a serious heart attack.