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Israel's manager Fernandez settles debt

By Simon Griver, March 3, 2011

Israel manager Luis Fernandez has reportedly settled his debt with Qatari side Al Rayyan.

The Frenchman was given until March 4 by the Israel FA to pay €400,000 and have his Fifa suspension revoked.

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Great Scott: Spurling's winning start

By Danny Caro, March 3, 2011

Rugby Union: Scott Spurling made a winning start to his England career helping the Under 18 team to a 64-0 victory over Italy in Sale.

The Saracens hooker came off the bench when Nathan Morris took a punch in the face from flanker Lorenzo Favaro.

Playing his first game following injuries in October, Spurling said: "It was an amazing experience. I was happy with my performance and fitness."

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Dudi Sela: It's advantage Israel

By Simon Griver, March 3, 2011

Davis Cup: Dudi Sela says home support is the key as Israel looks to return to the top 16 World Group at the first attempt.

Sela will be joined by debutant Amir Weintraub (257) and doubles specialists Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich when they host Poland in a European/Africa Zone A tie at Ramat Hasharon, starting today.

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Rebuilt: the 6 million dollar man Benayoun

March 3, 2011

Chelsea midfielder Yossi Benayoun is set to resume full training nearly five months after undergoing surgery on a torn Achilles tendon.

The news comes as a welcome boost following Tuesday's 2-1 victory over leaders Manchester United.

Benayoun said: "I'm feeling really good and progressing well. I hope to return to full training with Chelsea within a week or two."

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Wolfson wonder goal caps GB win

By Danny Caro, March 3, 2011

A depleted Maccabi GB Futsal team swept a side National League side Kickers, at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in what team manager Johnny Cohen described as a "satisfactory conclusion" to the second phase of the team's preparations for the European Maccabi Games.

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JC MSFL Rumour mill - March 3

By Danny Caro, March 3, 2011

Here are the latest rumours doing the rounds in the dressing rooms and on the terraces ofthe JC MSFL.

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Brady Maccabi manager Josh Rosenfeld has confirmed that Josh Gordon has re-signed for the club for an undisclosed fee. JC Sport understands that it is somewhere in the region of £4.

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JC Olim League round-up

By Danny Caro, March 2, 2011

With the JC Olim season in Israel coming to a low key end in the league, the teams attention turns to the cup.

This week paired Jaffa against Jerusalem in a repeat of last weeks league game in Jerusalem,

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HMH Eilat reach Under 9 Cup final

By Danny Caro, March 2, 2011

A last-minute strike from Sam Taylor put HMH Eilat into the final of the Maccabi Junior Football League Cup as they won a gripping semi-final against HMH Haifa 6-5.

HMH Eilat went into the tie missing two key players and they had their work cut out against a HMH Haifa side who had something to prove having been beaten by Eilat in the league.

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JC MSFL Matchday 25 preview

By Danny Caro, March 2, 2011

The semi-finals of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup take centre stage on Matchday 25 of the JC MSFL season. Danny Caro looks ahead to the clash of the titans and a David versus Goliath encounter, as well as a bumper programme in the league and Barry Goldstein Cup.

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week - Feb 27

By Danny Caro, March 1, 2011

There were a number of eye-catching performances last weekend. Here's why this lucky XI got the nod.

Nick Rubin (Blizzard Storm) - received plaudits from both managers following his heroics in the goalless draw against Shirley Park.

Max Kyte (LM Lions C) - "opened up Oakwood’s midfield on numerous occasions with passes from defence straight to the striker"

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