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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Cricket scoreboard – May 15

May 17, 2011

MIDDLESEX SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION TWO

MAL 312 (40 overs) Yoav Lebens 66, Grant Pakter 62, Grant Traub 35

Wycombe House CC 181 (26.3 overs) Grant Traub 7-24

MAL won by 131 runs

FRIENDLIES

Crouch End 174 Jeffrey Permutt 3-31

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Chigwell & Hainault off to a flyer

By Danny Caro, May 17, 2011

Chigwell & Hainault started off their season in emphatic fashion with a dominant performance against a traditionally strong Buckhurst Hill side, thanks to an impressive all-round performance with bat, ball and in the field.

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JC MSFL Top-Scorers - final standings

By Danny Caro, May 17, 2011

Glenthorne United hotshot Fabio Revieccio finished top-scorer in the JC MSFL for season 2010/11.

Nicknamed the Italian Stallion, Revieccio edged out the evergreen Ben Simons of Faithfold C by three goals.

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Majestic Morris helps Lions lift the cup

By Danny Caro, May 16, 2011

A looping header from goal-poacher Mark Morris saw London Maccabi Lions win the Nathan Horwitz MMFL Division 2 Cup following a hard fought 1-0 win over EDRS Stonegrove.

A match of few chances at Barnet FC saw the deadlock broken just before the interval however when Morris was reached a cross from Stuart Coutts' to place a header into the top corner.

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