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JC Team of the Week: the contenders - Jan 22

By Danny Caro, January 22, 2012

GK - Rob Levene (Team JLGB), Declan Green (LM Lions B), Motty Korman (Hendon B), Michael Rhodes (SPEC FC), Darren Rolfe (UJIA)

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Norstar add to Redbridge woes

January 22, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION ONE
Redbridge Jewish Care B 1 Norstar A 3

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JC MSFL Matchday 20 review

By Danny Caro, January 22, 2012

There were joyous scenes in east London as Glenthorne United B became the first team to clinch promotion, while London Maccabi Lions B ended Camden Park's long unbeaten run on Matchday 20 of the JC MSFL season. Elsewhere, there were goals galore in the Premier Division with Hendon A hitting 10 against Harmen to go top and Lions A edging out Neasden A in an 11-goal thriller.

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Special Kaye teaches champions a lesson

January 19, 2012

Defending champions Brady Maccabi A suffered a shock first defeat of the season as they were thumped 4-0 by nearest rivals Glenthorne United A.

A hat-trick from Adam Kaye plus one from Paul Allen gave the Thornes a glimmer of hope as they moved to within six points of top spot in Division One.

North London Raiders completed comeback of the day after beating Scrabble in a five-goal thriller.

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Spurling's national service

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

Scott Spurling has been selected for the England under-20 squad competing in the Six Nations competition.

Spurling, who is 18 and from Edgware, signed a two-year contract at Saracens last July. He said: "It's a privilege to be in the squad. All my hard work is coming together."

Spurling has spent the week at a training camp at Surrey Sports Park.

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Pasha: 'We only have ourselves to blame'

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

Athletic Bilbaum remain two points clear at the top of Division Four following a 1-1 draw against Temple Fortune B.

Dean Ingram put Fortune ahead with Benjy Aarons-Richardson earning Bilbaum a point.

Bilbaum joint-player-manager Mark Pasha said: "It was a rusty display from the Baums after a long winter break but after missing two penalties we only have ourselves to blame for not taking thre

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Cohen ready for national level debut

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

Jonny Cohen says that he is looking forward to making history when he takes the Maccabi Futsal team into their debut match in the FA National Futsal League on Sunday.

Having led the Team GB Open squad to silverware at the European Maccabi Games in Vienna, Cohen will pit his wits against four other teams in the first round of Division Two games at Crystal Palace Leisure Centre.

Maccabi will p

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Golden girls ready for next level

By Danny Caro, January 19, 2012

London Maccabi Lions are looking to build on the success of the GB women's squad by setting up a new football team.

The ambitious Rowley Lane club, which fields 28 teams at men's and junior level, will start hosting monthly training sessions for female players on the club's 3G surface.

The team is being set up by the father-and-daughter team of Geoff Springer and Hollie Geey.

A member of

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Stanton lifts the Lions

January 19, 2012

An injury-time winner from Daniel Stanton helped London Lions come from behind to claim a 3-2 victory over Stony Stratford Town in the first division of the Molten Spartan South Midlands League.

Josh Kennet started the comeback with man-of-the-match Andy Glynne putting Lions ahead.

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Grant: Write me off at your peril

By Simon Griver, January 19, 2012

As Avram Grant signed an 18-month deal to manage Serbian champions Partizan Belgrade, he pledged to return to the Premier League.

Grant, who has managed at Chelsea, West Ham and Portsmouth, said: "It is no secret that I still want to manage in England where I have been for the past five years.

"I love the place but the offers I received in England were not good enough and probably people rem

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