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Maccabi Masters round-up

By Danny Caro, February 28, 2011

Strikes from Ashley Davidson Lee Dicker and Kevin Lotzof helped North London Raiders kept alive their slim hopes of a title playoff with a 3-1 win over South Mancs. Mark Powell replied.

Glenthorne United A all but booked themselves a top three finish with an 8-0 demolition of Hendon Harriers.

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The great escape

By Danny Caro, February 28, 2011

London Maccabi Lions C showed what they were made of as they came from two goals behind to get a point in what could be crucial for survival.

Lions are still sitting bottom of the league and need to win all of their remaining games in order to stay up. With one more game against Oakwood and two against Montana it’s not only in their hands but they also need results to go their way.

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Brave JLGB beaten by five-star Glenthorne

By Danny Caro, February 28, 2011

Division Three leaders Glenthorne United A march ominously towards the title after putting Team JLGB to the sword with a 5-0 success.

Here is how JLGB manager Rob Silver saw it.

JLGB gave as good as they got today, against a very impressive Glenthorne side.

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JC MSFL Matchday 24 review

By Danny Caro, February 27, 2011

There were goals galore on matchday 24 of the JC MSFL programme with FC Team A smashing 12, while Premier Division leaders Redbridge A stuck seven past Neasden. Danny Caro reflects on all the action.

JC MSFL MATCHDAY 24 HEADLINES
Prem Div – Redbridge A in 7th heaven
Div 1 – Raiders march on, FC Team A back with a bang
Div 2 – Five-star Faithfold C punish Hendon

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Bonanza for Brady Maccabi

February 24, 2011

Brady Maccabi A opened a six-point lead at the top of the Maccabi Masters League Division One following a 7-0 victory over Hendon Harriers.

Three goals from Mark Wagman plus one apiece from Max Radford, Laurence Myers, Paul Shamplina and Jonathan Cohen completed the rout.

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Golden boy Ellis to lead GB

February 24, 2011

Gary Ellis will spearhead Maccabi GB's six-man ten-pin bowling squad at July's European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Ellis was the most successful British athlete at the 2007 EMG in Rome where he brought home five medals including three golds.

Ian Davis will captain the squad that welcomes debutants Russ Snipper and Darren Sassienie, who average 191 and 194 in the Maccabi League .

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We're firing on all cylinders, says Bloch

By James Masters, February 24, 2011

Anthony Bloch believes that Republic of Mancunia are ready to storm the MJSL by pulling off an historic treble.

Victory over Westdene 1st last weekend, where Mike Gastwirth fired a hat-trick, means Republic are now just four points off league leaders Manchester Maccabi with a title showdown between the two still on the cards.

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Goodman stumped

By Brian Sacks, February 24, 2011

A course best described as a quagmire, and a 40-minute start delay, may have cost Richard Goodman victory in the Under 20 National Cross country Championship at Alton Towers.

Locked in a duel with 19-year-old Johnny Hay throughout the 8km race, Goodman, 17, gave way over the last two kilometres to finish second, 100m behind Hay.

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Fernandez given a week to settle debts

By Simon Griver, February 24, 2011

The Israel FA has given national team manager Luis Fernandez until March 4 to have his suspension by Fifa revoked.

Fifa suspended Fernandez last week because he owes Qatari club Al Rayyan €400,000 compensation for breaking his contract when he took charge at Betar Jerusalem in 2005.

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Leg break mars win as Raiders pull clear

February 24, 2011

North London Raiders B extended their lead at the top of Division One with an 8-2 victory over Southgate Harmen B. But the match was marred by a broken leg suffered by Harmen's Daniel Henig.

Hat-tricks from David Dinkin and Nicky Woolf plus a brace from Jonny Hesselberg took Raiders eight points clear but the result meant little to manager Rob Richman.

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