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Maccabi Masters round-up: May 20

By Jeremy Silverstone, May 21, 2012

Division Two champions Glenthorne United B ended their season – and the glittering management era of John Featherman – with a 6-4 win over Marshside.

An inspired by a four-goal haul for Gary Adams and a brace from Sid Shaw saw them home.

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Super-sub Wise helps Lions Masters retain trophy

By Jeremy Silverstone, May 21, 2012

London Maccabi Lions snatched a dramatic late victory to retain the Nathan Horwitz Maccabi Masters Division 2 Cup following a thrilling final at Barnet’s Underhill Stadium.

Two stunning injury-time goals from super-sub Paul Wise broke the hearts of an EDRS team which had come so close to victory.

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Hendon A finish season in style

By Danny Caro, May 21, 2012

Hendon star Ari Last scored in both games as the Reds finished the season in style. Danny Caro looks back on the final weekend on the JC MSFL season.

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JC MSFL SEASON 2011/12 ROLL OF HONOUR:
Peter Morrison Trophy: Winners – Hendon Utd Sports Club A, Runners-up: Oakwood

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Cup joy for Crumpsall

By James Masters, May 17, 2012

TONY COHEN MEMORIAL CUP FINAL
Republic of Mancunia 1st 0 Crumpsall 2

Stuart Delmonte’s guest appearance inspired Crumpsall to a shock victory in the final of the Tony Cohen Memorial Trophy.

The Manchester Maccabi 1st boss was on the sidelines to guide Crumpsall past much fancied Republic of Mancunia 1st at Salford FC.

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Track stars impress

By Brian Sacks, May 17, 2012

Jennifer Simmons, 21, and Ellie Edwards, 15, braved rainy and blustery conditions to secure clear victories at the Greater Manchester Championships in Warrington.

Edwards, representing Trafford AC, drove off hard in the under-17 300m final, maintaining an early lead to finish in a personal best of 42.4 seconds.

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Hapoel win Israeli FA Cup

By Simon Griver, May 17, 2012

A stoppage time winner from Nosa Igiebor helped Hapoel Tel Aviv win the Israeli FA Cup for the third season in a row following a 2-1 win over Maccabi Haifa in Ramat Gan.
With the final heading for extra time, Igiebor latched on to a pass from Salim Taumeh to lob Israel keeper Nir Davidovich in the Haifa goal.

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Israelis aim to impress at French Open

By Simon Griver, May 17, 2012

Israel’s top players go into the French Open needing good performances to qualify for the Olympics.

Dudi Sela, ranked 71, must reach the top 55 to meet the criteria set by the Olympic Committee of Israel to play in London. But Sela is lowering expectations. He said: “I’ve been training hard on clay in Israel as I want to do well in Paris because it’s a grand slam tournament.

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Altman helps Fulham win Academy final

By Simon Griver, May 17, 2012

Omri Altman completed a successful first season with Fulham as the Cottagers beat Blackburn 2-0 in the Academy League national final.

The Israeli under-19 international scored 16 goals for Fulham Academy, including a dramatic last-gasp winner in a 4-3 semi-final win over Norwich. He also made two appearances for Fulham reserves.

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Benayoun bows out on a high

By Simon Griver, May 17, 2012

Yossi Benayoun helped Arsenal clinch automatic qualification for next season’s Champions League with a goal in the crucial 3-2 victory over West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns.

The Israel captain completed a successful loan spell from Chelsea with goals in Arsenal’s last two games to help them pip Spurs to third place.

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North London Raiders A fold

By Danny Caro, May 17, 2012

North London Raiders have confirmed that they are folding their current A-team with immediate effect.

Relegated after finishing second from bottom in the JC MSFL Premier Division this season, the team disbanded following last night's match against treble winners Hendon which they lost 4-0.

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