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League is priority for Oakhill

By James Masters, September 21, 2011

Zack Gothelf is backing his Oakhill Lions to make a roaring start to their MJSL title challenge when they take on Haroldeans on Sunday.

The Manchester University side held their first training session on Wednesday and are hoping to hit the ground running when they take on the in-form Merseysiders.

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Selwyn: This was our best yet

By James Masters, September 21, 2011

Ian Selwyn was left searching for superlatives following his Leeds Maccabi side’s latest performance – despite them crashing out of the L&D Jubilee Cup.

Maccabi suffered a 2-1 defeat by Wykebeck Arms in the first round of the competition but not before producing a stirring display.

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Benayoun on target in Carling Cup win

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2011

Israel captain Yossi Benayoun scored his first goal in an Arsenal shirt as last season's losing finalists got their Carling Cup campaign under way with a 3-1 success over League 2 side Shrewsbury Town.

The visitors started well with an inswinging corner from Joe Jacobson headed just wide by Mark Wright.

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Israel beaten in Davis Cup playoff

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2011

Israel failed to return to the Davis Cup group stage after going down 3-2 in a promotion playoff against Canada at Ramat Hasharon.

The match got off to a bad start for Israel when top seed Dudi Sela (96) was beaten in a five-set thriller against Vasek Pospisil (124).

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Republic part company with Shapiro

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2011

Republic of Mancunia have parted company with their first team manager Stuart Shapiro.

Shapiro took control of the club in July when he replaced Anthony Bloch.

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Lions mauled again

September 20, 2011

Spartan South Midlands League Division One
Langford 5 London Lions 2
Tony Gold, manager of London Lions, believes that the 5-2 scoreline flatter Langford after his troops suffered their third defeat on the spin.

Gold said: "The result certainly did not reflect the performance with Lions the better footballing side over the 90 minutes.

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Young Lions thumped in Challenge Trophy

September 20, 2011

Challenge Trophy
Berkhamsted 9 London Lions 2
London Lions crashed out of the Challenge Trophy following a 9-2 demolition against Berkhamsted.

Following their 2-1 FA Cup exit at the hands of London ASPA, the Lions fielded the youngest-ever side for a first-team fixture.

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JC MSFL Team of the Week - September 16

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2011

It was another week of big performances in league and cup in the JC MSFL. Find out who were the heroes on Matchday Three.

MIKE PERKIN (Montana Boca Utd) – nominated by both teams after pulling off some stunning saves to earn his team a crucial point against Oakwood

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JC MSFL Top-Scorers - September 16

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2011

JC MSFL TOP-SCORERS (as of September 12)

6 – Saul Conway (Shirley Park), Joel Kutner (Los Blancos)

4 – Gary Cohen (Montana), Joey Lazare (LM Lions B), Nicky Plotnek (Shirley Park), , Raph Noe (Hendon B), Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B), Jamie Kent (Brixton)

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Lawn bowls delegation fly the flag in Israel

September 20, 2011

A group of 34 people including 26 players from the Maccabi Lawn Bowls Association GB have completed a week-long tour of Israel.

The delegation played matches against the bowling clubs of Ra'anana, Ramat Gan, Haifa and Jerusalem. The matches proved very challenging but were not without some success.

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