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Chelsea lifeline for Grant

By Simon Griver, May 19, 2011

Just days after being sacked by West Ham, Avram Grant is looking to get back into management.

The Israeli was shown the door after last weekend's defeat against Wigan Athletic which confirmed relegation.

We understand that Grant has already received an offer from Chelsea, a team he led to the Champions League final in 2008.


Danny Caro's End of Season report

By Danny Caro, May 19, 2011

Season 2010-11 was full of plenty of spills and thrills. Here, Danny Caro reviews the performance of all teams in the JC MSFL.





Having a bawl

By James Masters and Danny Caro, May 19, 2011

Stuart Delmonte was left blubbering like a baby after his Manchester Maccabi side pulled off a dramatic Peter Morrison Trophy triumph.

Rafi Leeker's spot-kick in a pulsating penalty shoot-out gave Maccabi victory after a hard-fought goalless 120 minutes against Faithfold A at Oldham Athletic's Boundary Park.


AC Whetstone complete league and cup double

By Danny Caro, May 18, 2011

AC Whetstone Under 14s secured the league and cup double following a hard-fought win over Hendon in the final played at Wingate and Finchley.

Having already clinched the Maccabi league title with a 100 per cent record, the Stones began very strongly and had the first meaningful effort on target through Toby Nathan. They continued to press hard but were repelled by a resolute Hendon defence.


European Maccabi Games draws

By Danny Caro, May 18, 2011

The draw for Maccabi GB's squad taking part at the European Maccabi Games in Vienna have just been released.

Open Football (9 teams)

Group A: GB, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Mexico

Group B: Netherlands, France, Germany, Hungary

Seeded: GB, Austria, Netherlands, France


Winston happy with EMG draw

By Danny Caro, May 18, 2011

Ben Winston, Maccabi GB's Open Football manager, says that he is happy with the team's draw for the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Runners-up at the 2009 Maccabiah Games, GB will line up against Austria, Belgium, Switzerland and Mexico in a group of five.

The Netherlands, France, Holland and Hungary are in Group B. Holders Denmark are not sending a delegation.


Stone to stay at Barnet

By Danny Caro, May 18, 2011

Michael Stone will stay on as first-coach at Barnet, the club has confirmed.

He will work with new manager Lawrie Sanchez and assistant Giuliano Grazioli who steered the team to League 2 safety on the last day of the season.


Lions Under 15 clinch WFL crown

By Danny Caro, May 17, 2011

London Maccabi Lions Under 15's became the first Jewish side ever to win the top division of the Watford Friendly League.

The team, which contains many of the participants for this summer's European Maccabi Games, lost the first two games of their first season in the top division, but then embarked on a remarkable run which saw them remain undefeated in 12 league games.


Belmont & Edgware's 93-run defeat

By Danny Caro, May 17, 2011

Belmont & Edgware went down to a 93-run defeat against LCR in a friendly at Parmiters.

BECC bowled well early on with Warren Averbuch dismissing the opening batsmen. LCR pushed on with their innings and were 85-2 at the drinks interval.


Emanuel takes charge at Montana

By Danny Caro, May 17, 2011

Montana Boca United have appointed Vivian Emanuel as their new manager for next season.

The club operated under chairman Raymond Harrod who along with Adam Osper, worked as caretaker-managers following the departure of Marc Ziedman. They finished sixth in Division One last season.

Emmanuel joins the club following a stint at Pinner JFC in Division Four.