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JC Olim review

By Danny Caro, November 30, 2010

England FC moved to within two points of leaders Jaffa FC after winning the top-of-the-table derby clash 2-0.

A well fought contest, which even drew a small crowd on the sideline, featured a high tempo start with both teams were fighting for every challenge. The game was on a knife edge until the 60th minute when Yaron Galinsky pounced from close range from a Lewis Kaye free kick to release the tension.

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Double delight for Hendon United

By Danny Caro, November 30, 2010

Hendon United Sports Club A are toasting a win double after they scooped the JC MSFL November awards for Player and Manager of the Month.

Unsung hero Ben Kon wins the top player award. He gets the nod ahead of Greg Corin with Yishai Last and Dovid Korman also coming in for special praise.

Kon currently stands on six goals this season. He bagged braces against London Maccabi Lions A and B and grabbed another against Southgate Harmen A.

Manager David Garbacz has really come into his own in November, with the team playing scintillating football and scoring lots of goals.

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Stanley sticks the knife into Raiders

By Danny Caro, November 29, 2010

A brilliantly strike from James Stanley ensured than an injury-hit London Maccabi Lions A made it through to round four of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup following an absorbing five-goal contest in Uxbridge.

Lions were ahead inside the first 10 minutes when a defence-splitting pass from Stanley saw Lee Bibring run in on goal from his starting position on the left before coolly taking the ball wide of goalkeeper David Simnock for a simple tap-in.

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Better Leighton than never

November 29, 2010

Hendon Hawks Rangers bounced back after two back to back defeats with a hard fought win against Redbridge in the Maccabi Junior National Football League Under 11 Division.

Hendon Hawks were looking to hit Redbridge on the counter-attack with a strong defensive display. Redbridge dominated possession and carved out a couple of chances during the first half but were generally reduced to long range efforts.

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Stanley sticks the knife into Raiders

By Danny Caro, November 29, 2010

A brilliantly taken goal from James Stanley ensured than an injury-hit London Maccabi Lions A made it through to round four of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup following an absorbing five-goal contest in Uxbridge.

Lions were ahead inside the first 10 minutes when a defence-splitting pass from Ben Joseph saw Lee Bibring run in on goal from his starting position on the left before coolly taking the ball wide of goalkeeper David Simnock for a simple tap-in.

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Five-star Lions reach cup quarters

November 29, 2010

London Lions returned to winning ways in the Herts Senior Centenary Trophy beating old rivals Baldock Town 5-0.

Goals from TJ Keterman, Daniel Stanton, Aron Barnes and a double from Adam Stolerman set up a tasty quarter-final match against South Midland Division One leaders Kings Langley.

The Lions put last week's disappointment behind them and were back to their best producing an excellent first-half of football that their visitors could just simply not deal with.

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Israeli ref Levy praised by SPL managers

November 29, 2010

Meir Levy, the Israeli referee who took charge of Saturday's SPL Premier Division match between Hamilton and St. Mirren, has been praised by the managers of both teams.

Levy officiated at the request of the SFA after the league's officials went on strike, unhappy that their integrity is being continually questioned.

Speaking after the goalless draw, Hamilton boss Billy Reid said: "I thought over the piece he did all right. He handled the game well. He was confident and dominant in his decisions.

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Berg names 22-man squad for Rep Team opener

By Danny Caro, November 25, 2010

Danny Berg, the JC MSFL Rep Team manager, has named a 22–man squad for Tuesday night’s London Inter-League Cup opener against the Turkish Community Football Federation at Wingate & Finchley.

Having appointed Faithfold’s Alex Levack as his captain, Berg said: “We’ve won this competition before so there’s no reason why we can’t do it again.”

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Berg names 22-man Rep Team squad

By Danny Caro, November 25, 2010

Danny Berg, the JC MSFL Rep Team manager, has named a 22–man squad for Tuesday night’s London Inter-League Cup opener against the Turkish Community Football Federation at Wingate & Finchley.

Having appointed Faithfold’s Alex Levack as his captain, Berg said: “We’ve won this competition before so there’s no reason why we can’t do it again.”

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Hapoel’s first Champions League win delights manager Guttman

By Danny Caro, November 25, 2010

Eli Guttman, manager of Hapoel Tel Aviv, praised his team after they claimed a first ever Champions League group stage win with a remarkable 3-0 victory against two-time European Cup winners Benfica.

Two goals from Eran Zahavi and one from Brazilian defender Douglas da Silva capped a disciplined performance from the Israeli champions who were forced to defend for long spells at the Bloomfield Stadium.

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