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Brandon late show stuns Lions

By Danny Caro, December 29, 2011


Tony Gold, the London Lions manager, believes that a lack of fitness cost his troops a point as they succumbed to a late winner from Jamie Brandon in a pulsating contest against Hoddesdon Town.


Guttman appointed Israel manager

By Danny Caro, December 28, 2011

Eli Guttman has been confirmed as the new manager of Israel.

The former Hapoel Tel Aviv boss, 53, was the only candidate considered for the position.

He received unanimous backing from the 11-member IFA board, initially on a two-year deal. He will name an assistant by May.


Classy Colman puts England A on top

By Danny Caro, December 27, 2011

Hamilton Court FX Olim League
England A 1 England B 0

A 75th minute strike from Team GB star Motti Colman earned England A victory over England B in the Hamilton Court FX League.

The first competitive fixture between these two sides took place on Saturday night and proved to be a very tight affair.


Lions roar their way to victory

By Danny Caro, December 22, 2011

Cranfield United 1-3 London Lions
Strikes from Andy Glynne, David Soutar and an own goal earned London Lions three excellent points as they rekindled their promotion hopes with an impressive performance at fourth place Cranfield United.

Having endured an incredibly difficult start to the season, the Lions put in a phenomenal effort to come away with a deserved victory.

And Lions boss


So nearly for Neasden

By Danny Caro, December 22, 2011

North West Neasden A missed the chance to go top of the JC MSFL Premier Division following a pulsating 3-3 draw against defending champions Redbridge Jewish Care A.

Marc Lazare fired a double with Lee Cash scoring the goal of the game with a stunning 35-yard effort for Neasden.

Redbridge's goals came through Adam Bolle (2) and Danny Hakimi.


Look, he's behind you!

By James Masters, December 22, 2011

Sam Waley-Cohen faces becoming the pantomime villain when he tries to deny the legendary Kauto Star a record fifth victory in the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day.

Waley-Cohen, who won at Kempton onboard Long Run last year, is hoping to continue his remarkable run of success after landing the Cheltenham Gold Cup last March.

The much loved Kauto had been expected to retire after coming thir


Olympics the target

By Simon Griver, December 22, 2011

Nimrod Mashiah still fears for his place at the London Olympics- despite winning bronze at the World Windsurfing Championship in Perth.

Mashiah led for most of the tournament but only just managed to pick up a place on the podium.

But despite gaining a third straight top-three finish, Mashiah is still wary of being beaten to a place in the Israeli Olympic team by rival Shahar Zuberi.

"I w


Eli set for Israel job

By Simon Griver, December 22, 2011

Eli Guttman looks set to be named as the new manager of Israel after agreeing an 18-month deal to replace Frenchman Luis Fernandez.

Guttman, who is expected to earn less than half of Fernandez' $480,000 a year salary, recently recovered from a serious heart attack.


Klinger proud of Strikers

By James Masters, December 21, 2011

Michael Klinger hailed his Adelaide Strikers after they began their defence of the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash League with an opening day victory.

Klinger led the South Australians to their first trophy in 15 years after last season’s stunning victory over New South Wales and is now targeting a repeat success.


More misery for Leeds 2nd

By James Masters, December 20, 2011

Leeds Maccabi 2nd slumped to a tenth consecutive league defeat after suffering a 5-1 thrashing at Osmondthorpe.

Despite heading into the break level at 1-1 thanks to Steve Feldman’s strike, Maccabi failed to compete in a one-sided second half.

Feldman, 49, was the only Leeds player to take his chance as the visitors frittered away a whole host of opportunities.