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Phillips fires Maccabi futsal to friendly win

August 27, 2014

Maccabi GB Futsal cranked up their preparations for the new season with a 1-0 win in a friendly against London Saints.

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Peer passes first test at US Open

By Simon Griver, August 26, 2014

Shahar Peer beat Britain's Johanna Konta (121) in the first round of the US Open.

Peer powered her way past Konta 6-2, 6-3 to reach a grand slam second round for the first time since January 2013 in Australia.

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Masters League to tour Israel again

August 26, 2014

The Maccabi Masters Football League Tour returns to Israel for the eighth time in November, after a two-year absence, with the largest delegation for a one team squad since the tours began in 2002.

Players from seven different clubs, including seven players from EDRS, have registered and they will be joined by supporters making a total tour party of 32 people.

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Ayestaran replaces Garcia at Tel Aviv

By Simon Griver, August 26, 2014

Pako Ayestaran has been appointed Maccabi Tel Aviv Manager after the shock resignation of Oscar Garcia.

The former Liverpool assistant-manager joined the Israeli champions after Garcia's family pressured him to leave Israel due to the ongoing conflict.

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Lions bounce back in style

August 26, 2014

London Lions returned to winning ways with a comfortable 3-0 success in their first ever meeting with Arlesey Town.

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Lions made several changes to the side that lost the previous game to Risborough Rangers, with Kyle Bentwood, David Soutar, Andy Glynne and Sam Sloma coming in.

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T20 joy for Belmont & Edgware

August 26, 2014

Belmont successfully ventured into the world of mid-week T20s for the first time against a Highgate Shul CC.

After losing the toss on a ropey, slow wicket at Hampstead Heath extension, Belmont were unsurprisingly put into bat. A testing opening spell from the Highgate bowlers brought quick rewards, as Steven Altmann-Richer was caught for 3 by Renshaw off his own bowling.

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Israel to face Argentina in Florida

By Simon Griver, August 26, 2014

Israel will play Argentina in the Davis Cup World Group playoff on September 12-14 at the Sunrise Club in Delray Beach, Florida.

The Israel Tennis Federation insisted that the match cannot be played at home as scheduled due to the Gaza conflict.

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Salford fall short against title chasers

August 26, 2014

An excellent all-round performance from Josh Henry could not save Salford Blue Jays from defeat against title-chasing West Didsbury.

With stormy conditions certain to make it a difficult day for cricket, West Didsbury won an important toss and put Salford in to bat.

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Assulin joins Awat at Mallorca

By Simon Griver, August 26, 2014

Former Manchester City and Barcelona midfielder Guy Assulin has joined Real Mallorca on a 12-month deal.

The 23 year-old Assulin became the youngest player ever to represent Israel when he was only 16.

But then he was plagued by injury and loss of confidence and has since failed to live up to his potential.

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British kids splash out on the medals

August 26, 2014

As the final whistle, bell and horn rang out across Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Team Maccabi GB returned home knowing that their final day medal haul of 62 gave them a total of 142 — 63 golds, 49 silvers and 30 bronzes, breaking the 108 record set the previous year.

The Team MGB track and field side were arguably GB’s standout performers in America, winning a

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