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We will learn and move on, says Delmonte

By James Masters, September 16, 2011

Stuart Delmonte has warned his Manchester Maccabi boys they face a daunting challenge when they take on title chasing Ring O’Bells.

Delmonte was left frustrated at his side’s dismal display during last Sunday’s 3-1 home league defeat by Silver Springs.


Mixed night for Israeli clubs

By Danny Caro, September 15, 2011

Israeli clubs experienced mixed fortunes on the opening round of Europa League group matches on Thursday night.

Having been eliminated from the Champions League on penalties, Maccabi Haifa were the only winners of the three representatives.

A strike from Mohammed Gadir took the Israeli champions past AEK Larnaca at the Kiryat Eliezer Stadium.


Ram: Israel can succeed

By Simon Griver, September 15, 2011

Israel will be looking to return to the Davis Cup World Group at the first attempt when they entertain Canada in a promotion playoff at Ramat Hasharon.

Dudi Sela (96), Amir Weintraub (182) and doubles partners Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich will start as underdogs against Milos Raonic (31), Vasek Pospisil (124) and doubles specialist Daniel Nestor but the omens look favourable for an upset.


Catch me if you can, says Day, 19

By David Gold, September 15, 2011

Israeli racing hopeful Alon Day could be competing in the US next season, and insists that he still has his mindset on breaking into Formula One.

Day, who is competing in the German Formula 3 Championship, raced at Silverstone on Sunday and came seventh out of 12 after struggling throughout the weekend, experiencing problems with the set up of his car.

The 19- year-old lies fifth overall in


Lichkin hits the jackpot

September 15, 2011

Terry Lichkin won the singles title at the 18th Maccabi lawn bowls finals at Bishopswood Bowls Club in Finchley.

Lichkin, from Wanstead Central Bowls Club, beat Frank Dryer of Bishopswood 21-13 in an entertaining encounter.

The mixed pairs trophy was won by the mother and son team of Barbara and Andrew Cohen for the third year in a row.


Star-studded line-up going for gold at Maccabi awards

September 15, 2011

The Maccabi GB Sports Awards take place in north-west London on September 25. In part two of our preview, we focus on the athletes shortlisted in the senior and team sections.


● SARA DAVIS (Triathlon)


Bloom: We're ready for Liverpool

By Danny Caro, September 15, 2011

Brighton chairman Tony Bloom is relishing next week's visit of Liverpool to the Amex Stadium.

With the team flying high at the top of the Championship, Bloom believes that these are exciting times for the Seagulls ahead of the big Carling Cup clash.

"I couldn't be happier at the moment," said Bloom. "The team has settled into the division and is doing very well.


Jacobson: We can beat Arsenal

By James Masters, September 15, 2011

Joe Jacobson is determined to leave Yossi Benayoun red-faced by dumping Arsenal out of the Carling Cup.

Jacobson is set to start against Benayoun on Tuesday night at the Emirates Stadium when League Two side Shrewsbury Town aim to record a huge upset in north London.


JC MSFL Matchday 3 preview

By Danny Caro, September 14, 2011

The JC League Cup gets under way with some of the minnows looking to grab the headlines, while the league programme has thrown up some exciting fixtures. Elsewhere, FC Team A will be flying the flag in the Intermediate Cup. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action.



Mistakes cost us, says Leeds manager

By James Masters, September 14, 2011

Leeds Maccabi 2nd boss Simon Fisher is remaining defiant despite his side suffering a 3-0 defeat against Osmondthorpe Rangers.

Louie Fisher and Mark Korn both wasted golden opportunities as Osmondthorpe took advantage to record a comfortable victory.

Despite an encouraging start, Leeds were unable to build on their supremacy and were made to pay for their wastefulness in front of goal.