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Thornes heading in right direction

November 10, 2011

Glenthorne United A continued their steady improvement in Division One with Paul Allen (2) and David Michaels steering them to a 3-0 win over Faithfold.

A strike from Ben Novick helped North London Raiders A draw against Scrabble.

Adam Hart and Ray Russell fired Glenthorne B to a 2-0 victory over Glenthorne United C.

A hat-trick from Lee Cohen steered London Maccabi Lions to a 7-2 victory

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We lacked killer touch, says Gold

November 10, 2011

A goal from Josh Kennet kept London Lions in the top 10 of the Spartan South Midlands League Division One although manager Tony Gold believes that it should have resulted in three points rather than one.

The former Maccabi Herzliya star put Lions ahead against New Bradwell St Peter with a fabulous finish after 29 minutes.

However, the Lions were unable to put the game to bed with Ben Ellis,

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Red-hot Lavin lifts South

November 10, 2011

Another five-goal salvo from Adam Lavin took South Manchester Sports Club 1st eight points clear at the top of the Manchester Accountants Premier Division after they thumped Manchester Villa 10-3.

South stormed into a 6-0 lead at the break with Villa unable to cope with the strength and power of South's attacking options.

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England FC in charge

November 10, 2011

Defending champions England FC maintained their grip on the Olim League title race with a hard-earned 2-1 victory over Ashdod.

England FC player-manager Yoni Sidi said: "This was our best performance yet and it looks like the new players are starting to gel.

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'We face ultimate test,' says Gee

By James Masters, November 10, 2011

Ivan Gee believes his Haroldeans team will face the ultimate challenge when they take on Leeds Maccabi 1st in Sunday's Peter Morrison Trophy clash.

MJSL league leaders Haroldeans have won all nine of their league fixtures this season and have raced 10 points clear at the summit.

But Ian Selwyn's Maccabi will start as firm favourites having booked their place in the third round of the Leeds a

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Joe Jacobson hopes to shine on big screen

By James Masters, November 10, 2011

Joe Jacobson is relishing the prospect of playing in front of the cameras when he comes up against non-league Newport County in the first round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

The Cardiff-born defender is set to start for Shrewsbury Town with a whole host of family and friends set to make the journey.

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Maccabi march on

By Simon Griver, November 10, 2011

Maccabi Tel Aviv are planning to continue to capitalise on the NBA lock-out after going joint-top of their EuroLeague group.

New Jersey Nets point guard Jordan Farmar scored 27 points as Maccabi beat Real Madrid 88-82 at Yad Eliyahu.

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Natcho too hot for Tottenham

By Simon Griver, November 10, 2011

A moment of magic from Bebars Natcho boosted Rubin Kazan's hopes of qualifying for the latter stages of the Europa League after they beat Spurs 1-0.

The Israel Under 21 star curled a free-kick past keeper Carlo Cudicini to clinch the victory that lifted the Russians above Spurs in Group A.

Natcho said: "This was a game we had to win and victory was the main thing, so from my point of view sc

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Garcia is cock-a-hoop

By Danny Caro, November 10, 2011

Rising star Sammy Garcia has signed for QPR.

Garcia, 8, of Radlett will represent the club's Under 9 team.

A pupil at Radlett Prep, Garcia came through a six-week trial and his busy schedule will include training on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as matches on Sundays.

He is a product of the Excel academy which includes a Sunday League run by Adam Lustigman.

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Move over Messi. These HMH starlets can be the real deal

By Danny Caro, November 10, 2011

"I've got them playing the Barca way." Those were the words of academy coach Franc Carbó following a series of intense training sessions with the HMH Under 15 squad.

Having put the group through their paces at Barcelona's youth academy at Miniestadio, Carbó recently travelled to Powerleague Mill Hill in north London to ensure that they have been practising what he preaches – the Barca philo

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