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Fortune were fantastic, says Morris

March 18, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION ONE
Woodford Wanderers 3 Temple Fortune A 5

Goals from Brett Stead, Paul Walker (2), Jason Miller and Mike Goldberg helped Fortune ease their relegation fears after leapfrogging Woodford following an eight-goal thriller in Redbridge.

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JC MSFL Team of the Week: the contenders - Mar 18

By Danny Caro, March 18, 2012

JC MSFL TEAM OF THE WEEK: THE CONTENDERS

GK - Ed Bloom (FC Team A), Nicky Rosenthal (Hendon B), Jake Doffman (Brixton A), Ben Law (Faithfold A)

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JC MSFL Matchday 28 review

By Danny Caro, March 18, 2012

Oakwood boosted their double hopes by claiming a famous 1-0 win over South Manchester to book their place in the final of this year's Peter Morrison Trophy. Elsehwere, Hendon A maintained their treble hopes with an 8-1 win over Hyde Park Rovers to set up a semi-final against Brady.

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Waley-Cohen finishes third at Cheltenham Gold Cup

By Danny Caro, March 16, 2012

Sam Waley-Cohen finished third on favourite Long Run at the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

The amateur jockey, who won the race 12 months ago, simply had no answer to 8-1 shot Synchronised, ridden by Tony McCoy. The Giant Bolster, priced at 50-1 came home in second place.

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JC MSFL rumour mill: March 16

By Danny Caro, March 16, 2012

London Maccabi Lions A managers Malcolm Newman and Josh Newman will be offered a new three-year deal following an excellent first year in charge.

JC Sport understands North West Neasden have drawn up a shortlist identifying managerial targets. Josh Rosenfeld is believed to be top of the list.

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The hard work has paid dividends, says Rosenfeld

By Richard Jaye, March 15, 2012

Josh Rosenfeld, the manager of Brady Maccabi A, believes that Sunday’s JC Cyril Anekstein Cup semi-final victory over Brixton is just reward for two years of hard work both on and off the pitch.

Second-half strikes from Josh Gordon and Josh Hershman set up a cup final against Premier Division rivals Hendon United Sports Club A at Wingate & Finchley on April 22.

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Net gains for Vale

March 15, 2012

London Maccabi Vale CC have started building work on new outdoor nets at Rowley Lane.

The nets, which will be officially opened on May 17, are the culmination of more than three years of planning.

They will provide cricketers with the opportunity to hone their skills and enhance the facilities on offer at London Maccabi in Rowley Lane in Barnet.

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Flying start for Kurrant

March 15, 2012

Jonathan Kurrant made a successful start as an England player in the international double-header against Switzerland.

Kurrant, who is 23 and from Abridge, won his first cap in a 3-1 victory in Hereford. This was followed by a 4-1 win 24 hours later.

He said: "The games were played at a very high intensity.

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Grant blank

March 15, 2012

Avram Grant was pelted with cigarette lighters after failing to get his first win in his second game in charge of Partizan Belgrade.

The former Chelsea manager was targeted by his own supporters following the goalless draw against Sloboda Sevojno.

Grant said: "Football is a game of goals and we failed to score, but the players put in a great deal of effort and the fans should learn to respec

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Farmar key to Israel success

By Simon Griver, March 15, 2012

Avner Koppel, the Israel Basketball Commissioner, will travel to America to persuade NBA star Jordan Farmar to represent Israel in this summer's Eurobasket qualifiers.

Koppel will talk to the New Jersey Nets point guard after watching Monday night's clash between the NBA's two Jewish stars as the Nets play Omri Casspi's Cleveland Cavaliers.

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