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Edwards closes in on finals

By Danny Caro, April 14, 2011

Ellie Edwards moved a step closer towards qualification for the National Schools finals with an excellent performance in her first competition of the season.

Edwards, 14, won two medals at the Northern Open Young Athletes League match. She won the 100 metres in 13.15 seconds. Only one runner finished quicker in the other four heats meaning that Edwards took silver.

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Maccabi vets hold advantage

April 14, 2011

Manchester Maccabi and South Manchester Sports Club will contest the final of the MJSL Veterans Challenge Trophy after coming through the round robin stages.

Maccabi won both their match comfortably. South saw off Leeds Maccabi 5-1 to book their place in the final at Brooklands on May 1.

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'It's ours to lose now,' says Maccabi manager

April 14, 2011

Republic of Mancunia's treble hopes are hanging by a thread after they missed the chance to clinch the league title after going down to Manchester Maccabi 3rd in their final game of the season.

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Spurling called up

April 14, 2011

Scott Spurling has been called into the England squad for the Under 18 Six Nations European Championships, taking place in the south west of France.

England face Wales on Sunday in Auch, with the winner going on to play the winner of the France versus Ireland clash. The two losing nations will contest a third place play-off.

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Israel win again

April 14, 2011

Israel edged closer to a world record for consecutive wins after a hard-fought 20-11 victory over Austria in Netanya.

The home team ran in two tries, by Stav Gurtovoy and former London Welsh forward Matan Brosh. Amir Beutler scored the other ten points from kicks in Israel's 13th straight win.

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Silver for Sam at the National

By David Gold, April 14, 2011

Sam Waley-Cohen came within two and a half lengths of becoming the first amateur jockey to win both the Cheltenham Gold Cup and Grand National in the same year as Oscar Time finished runner-up at Aintree.

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Manager's son sends Manchester into final

By David Gold, April 14, 2011

Tony Rosenberg, joint-manager of Manchester Maccabi 1st, could not hide his delight after watching his son, Andy, put his team into the final of the Peter Morrison Trophy after seeing off North London Raiders A.

A second-half header from the midfielder was all that separated the teams at Brooklands.

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Tributes to Arsenal director Danny Fiszman

By Jennifer Lipman, April 14, 2011

Arsenal director and shareholder Danny Fiszman has died at the age of 66.

Mr Fiszman, a director of the club for almost 20 years and a key force behind the club's move to the Emirates Stadium, had been ill from throat cancer for some time.

His death comes just days after he sold his remaining Arsenal shares – a total of 16.11 per cent – to American businessman Stan Kroenke.

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Cup final preview: Redbridge JC history

By Danny Caro, April 13, 2011

Redbridge Jewish Care started some 18 years ago when the club was formed by Mickey Brown, Mickey Tabor and Lee Silver. At that time the club was Barkingside Youth Jewish FC and was an Under 14 side.

The club, at that time, started life in Division Five and after a couple of seasons broke away and became independent, changing their name to Barkingside United.

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Cup final odds: JC Cyril Anekstein

By Danny Caro, April 13, 2011

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP FINAL ODDS

Redbridge to win - Evns
Hendon to win - 5-4
Redbridge to win in 90 mins - 5/4
Hendon to win in 90 mins - 6-4
Redbridge to win AET -5-1
Hendon to win AET - 10-1
Redbridge to win on pens – 10-1
Hendon to win on pens – 12-1

Correct score

Redbridge
1-0 - 5-1
2-0 - 11-2
2-1– 9-2
3-1 – 7-1
3-2 – 10-1
4-1 – 20-1

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