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Champions League heartbreak for Haifa

By James Masters, August 24, 2011

Maccabi Haifa crashed out of the Champions League in dramatic fashion after a pulsating clash with Belgian champions Genk.

With the tie at 3-3 on aggregate at the end of extra time, Elisha Levi's men were sent spinning out of the competition 4-1 on penalty kicks.

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Nominate your Jewish sporting stars

By James Masters, August 24, 2011

Maccabi GB have teamed up with UJIA to give you the opportunity to nominate a sportsperson who has had a major achievement or advancement within their chosen sport in the past year, and is worthy of receiving the most prestigious Sports Award within our community.

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Manchester Maccabi battered by Ashton storm

By David Gold, August 22, 2011

Manchester Maccabi fell to a heavy defeat as top of the table Ashton CC won their Greater Manchester League clash by 250 runs.

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MAL seal narrow victory

By David Gold, August 22, 2011

MAL edged a close fought encounter with Old Haberdashers at Croxdale to win by two wickets. Captain Mark Landau was relieved with the win and felt his team could have played better on the day.

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Cantor does for Botany Bay as Vale cruise to victory

By David Gold, August 22, 2011

London Maccabi Vale eased to a storming 122 run against Botany Bay at the weekend.

Vale batted first and Jonathan Cantor got them off to a terrific start and he partnered well with Jacob Freedman to give Vale a commanding lead. Jon Galloway joined Cantor to add a further 71 before the latter finished on 73.

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Basger volley seals the first trophy of the season for Republic

By David Gold, August 22, 2011

Republic of Mancunia cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over South Manchester in the curtain raiser to the new Manchester Jewish League season.

New boss Stuart Shapiro was pleased with his team's performance, and is looking forward to picking up more silverware over the course of the season.

"It's good to get a trophy under our belts, we dominated the game and deservedly won.

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St Albans tame below par Lions

By David Gold, August 22, 2011

An under strength London Lions went down to a heavy 4-0 defeat at St. Albans in the South Midlands First Division.

After a bright start for Lions, captain Dean Nyman had a shot which went just off target before Daran Bern raced through only to see his weak effort saved by Will Viner.

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Barda back to haunt Haifa

By James Masters, August 18, 2011

Elyaniv Barda used to be a hero in Haifa. Now the Israel star could be the man to deprive his former club of a Champions League place.

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NBA stars net Maccabi deal

By Simon Griver, August 18, 2011

The NBA's two top Jewish stars Jordan Farmar and Omri Casspi have signed for Maccabi Tel Aviv, with the American League threatening a lockout for the entire season.

New Jersey Nets guard Farmar who won back-to-back championships with the Los Angeles Lakers before moving to the East Coast, initiated the move to Israel where he is likely to earn $500,000 a year compared with $4 million a year in

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Lennon rages over Kayal KO

By Simon Griver, August 18, 2011

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has launched a scathing attack on the Israeli Football Association.

Lennon was incensed after Beram Kayal returned to Glasgow with an ankle injury sustained during Israel's 4-3 international defeat by Ivory Coast last week.

He said: "You'd like to think the Israeli doctor would have called our doctor and let us know the extent of the injury, say within an hour of

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