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Starlets have excelled but only one can win this race

By Danny Caro, September 8, 2011

Maccabi GB have unveiled the shortlist for this year's Sports Awards.

A high-class list of nine features in the JC Junior Sportsperson award when long-distance runner Richard Goodman will be looking to retain his crown.


Young guns ready for kick-off

By Danny Caro, September 8, 2011

The Maccabi Junior Football League gets under way on Sunday with 48 teams battling it out for silverware.

Players will be divided across five age groups, from Under 7s to Under 11s.

Highgate & Muswell Hill have entered 20 teams into the various divisions with Alyth Belsize (5), Brady Maccabi (5), Hendon United (11), North West London Jets, London Maccabi Lions and Redbridge completing the li


MAL and BECC clinch promotion

By Danny Caro, September 8, 2011

The gods were smiling on MAL 1st and Belmont & Edgware 1st last weekend as both teams celebrated promotion out of their respective Middlesex Sunday League divisions.

The rain helped MAL clinch back-to-back titles after their Division Two match against Finchley was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

Mark Landau, the MAL vice-captain, said: "It has been a great year."

Four league victor


Ricky itching for success

September 8, 2011

Ricky Curtis won the AJGC&S National Scratch tournament in Essex.

Abridge Golf Club hosted the re-instated competition, run under the auspices of the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies.

The competition, played in increasingly windy conditions that left competitors facing an extremely tough test, was played over two rounds.


Young guns inspires four-midable Lions

September 8, 2011

London Lions produced a second win on the bounce beating Sun Postal Sports 4-0 at home.

Spartan South Midlands League Division One
London Lions 4 Sun Postal Sports 0

Goals from Paul Hakim, Steve Summers and youngsters Jordan Marks and Nicky Lewis earned their team another three valuable points.


Sporting sign MJSL legend Hasid

By James Masters, September 8, 2011

Moshe Hasid has sent shockwaves through the MJSL by leaving Republic of Mancunia to sign for Sporting JLGB.

The 40-year-old striker, who signed off by scoring Republic’s winner in the victory over Crumpsall last week, has put pen to paper on a deal with Gavin Sharpe’s side.


South Manchester show off their six pack

September 8, 2011

Manchester Accountants League Premier Division
South Manchester Sports Club 1st 6 Saints 0

South Manchester Sports started the season in some style, running in six against a Saints team that could not cope with the variation and movement of the South attack.


JC MSFL Matchday 2 preview

By Danny Caro, September 7, 2011

There are some more big games in store on Week 2 of the season with Oakwood and Chigwell Athletic among the teams in action for the first time. There are also three derbies with North London Raiders A playing North London Raiders B, Faithfold B against Faithfold C and Redbridge C against Glenthorne A.



It's game over for Israel

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2011

Israel's hopes of qualifying for the 2012 European Championship finals are over after they were beaten 3-1 by Croatia in Zagreb on Tuesday night.

Having lost 1-0 at home to Greece on Saturday, Luis Fernandez's troops knew that nothing less than a win at the Stadion Maksimir would keep alive their hopes in Group F.


Israel overpowered by four-midable England

By James Masters, September 6, 2011

Israel’s young guns were blown away at Barnsley as England produced a stunning second-half comeback.

Mohammad Kilbat’s exquisite left-footed curling effort had given the visitors a half-time lead before Stuart Pearce’s men turned on the style.

New Arsenal signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was the star of the show as he ran Israel ragged in a second-half masterclass.