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My boys were different gravy, says Garbacz

By Danny Caro, December 8, 2014

MGBSFL PREMIER DIVISION
HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 5 OAKWOOD A 1

David Garbacz toasted his Hendon heroes as last season's treble winners showed true championship quality to come from behind and crush Oakwood 5-1.

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Maccabi Masters review: December 7

By Jeremy Silverstone, December 8, 2014

Two goals from Marc Ratzker earned HMH their second win of the season at the expense of Faithfold in Division One of the Maccabi Masters League.

An early header from the former Panyc marksman was followed by a powerful right-footed drive.

Shnayer Shapiro pulled one back for Faithfold, but HMH did enough to take the points.

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No pressure on Grant

December 8, 2014

Failure to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations would not cost Avram Grant his job following his appointment as the manager of Ghana.

Instead, former Israel and Chelsea boss Grant, 54, has been encouraged “to do well” at the competition in Equatorial Guinea after signing a two-year contract.

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Nine-man South suffer rare home defeat

December 8, 2014

MANCHESTER ACCOUNTANTS LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION
SOUTH MANCHESTER SPORTS CLUB 1st 0 LAWDS 3

South Manchester 1st saw their unbeaten home record ended in crushing fashion with a 3-0 defeat to an impressive Lawds.

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Mekel joins New Orleans

By Simon Griver, December 8, 2014

Gal Mekel has signed for the New Orleans Pelicans.

The 26 year-old Israeli point guard made his debut in the Pelicans' 120-100 defeat to the LA Clippers and then helped his team beat the LA Lakers 104-87 on Sunday night, scoring his first two points for the club, and making four assists during 12 minutes on the court.

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Maccabi football merger collapses

By Danny Caro, December 8, 2014

David Hyman insists its business as usual after the proposed merger between the respective football sections of Maccabi London Lions and Brady Maccabi fell through.

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New Israel cycling academy aiming high

By Simon Griver, December 8, 2014

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has launched a Cycling Academy to compete in international competitions.

The first-ever Israeli-registered team will feature 12 cyclists, including five Israelis and seven from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.

The new academy aims to boost the country’s professional cycling standards, with a view to compete in the Tour De France in future years.

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Hahn takes hotseat at Woodford

By Danny Caro, December 8, 2014

Mitch Hahn has been appointed caretaker-manager of Woodford Wanderers following the departure of Tony Charles.

Charles informed his players of his decision to step down after Sunday’s 1-0 defeat against holders Hendon United A in the Cyril Anekstein Cup.

Citing work and family commitments, Charles led Woodford to the MGBSFL Division One title last season.

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JC team of the week: the contenders - Dec 7

By Danny Caro, December 7, 2014

Here are the nominations from Matchday 14 of the MGBSFL.

GK
Ben Pollins (AC Whetstone)
Grant Waissel (NL Raiders C)
Toby Constad (Jewdinese)

DEFENDERS
David Brown, Aron Luftig (both London Rovers)
Adam Shafron (Redbridge A)
Elliot Jackson (Oakwood B)
Ricky Fox, James Korn (both King Crown)
Kane Gilbery (NW Neasden)
Aron Luftig, David Brown (both London Rovers)

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MGBSFL Matchday 14 review

By Danny Caro, December 7, 2014

There were big wins for Raiders A, Redbridge A, Hendon A and London Rovers, while Raiders C ended FC Team's unbeaten record and King Crown marched on in Division Three on Matchday 14 of the MGBSFL season. Danny Caro reflects on all the action.

MATCHDAY 14 HEADLINES
PMT - Five-star Harmen see off Masters
Prem Div - Rampant Raiders in 7-heaven

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