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Fernandez: I want to stay

By Simon Griver, November 3, 2011

Luis Fernandez has said that he wants a two-year contract extension to lead Israel into the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.

Having failed to steer Israel to a top two finish in the European Championship qualifying campaign, it was expected that Fernandez's contract as manager would not be renewed.

He told Israel FA chairman Avi Luzon that Israel was in a period of transition and wanted to carry o

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Masters finish Israel tour on a high

November 3, 2011

The Maccabi Masters ended their seventh tour of Israel with a 1-1 draw against an Anglo-Israel XI.

Defeats in their first two games saw them go to Jerusalem with a point to prove.

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Silver lining for Newman

November 3, 2011

Josh Newman finished second at the Brentwood Open.

Competing against older boys, he retained the GC Junior form shield after seeing off the challenge of 278 rivals in his first outing since suffering a broken ankle.

Newman has now returned to full training and is looking forward to the start of the new national season which begins in late January, just after his barmitzvah.

He has retaine

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Net gains for Immanuel girls

November 3, 2011

Immanuel College teams in Year 7, 8 and 9 enjoyed a clean sweep at the Maccabi GB Jewish Schools' Netball Tournament.

In a competition that also featured Hasmonean, Yavneh and host school JFS, the Year 7 team, captained by Sabrina Miller, beat Hasmonean 7-0, JFS (A) 3-0, JFS (B) 4-1 and Yavneh 4-0.

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Brits boost Israel at the Euros

By James Martin, November 3, 2011

Scrum half Eitan Humphreys helped Israel to its second Nations Cup success in the space of a week after the team ran in four tries to defeat Norway 22-11.

Humphreys, who retained his place in the side that had beaten Austria in Vienna, lined up alongside 2009 Maccabiah GB star Matt Frankfurt, who regained his starting place in the front row.

Humphreys, 21, and a member of the Nottingham Univ

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Neasden edge past brave Bilbaum

By Danny Caro, November 3, 2011

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND TWO
ATHLETIC BILBAUM 0 NORTH WEST NEASDEN A 2

There was a truly heroic performance from fourth division Athletic Bilbaum who restricted cup hopefuls Neasden A to just the two goals.

It needed a wonder goal from David Fox and a cheeky back-heel from Danny Daggers to help the Premier Division giants edge into the next round.

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Lipman wins top award for October

By Danny Caro, November 3, 2011

Hendon United Sports Club A have made a clean sweep of my awards for October following a memorable month which has seen them climb to the top of the JC MSFL Premier Division.

Josh Lipman is my player of the month for October.

In a month where the Hammers have only conceded two goals, the Hammers defender has been absolutely outstanding, hardly putting a foot wrong.

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Bor hails Fulda factor

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

David Bor believes the appointment of new boss Sydney Fulda has given Broughton’s players a new lease of life.

Fulda, who replaced Josh Bor at the helm last week, took charge of Broughton for the first time during Sunday’s agonising 2-1 defeat by South Manchester 2nd.

Two goals in the last 15 minutes gave South the points and condemned Broughton to an eight consecutive league defeat.

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Gothelf wary of Leeds

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

Zack Gothelf has warned his Oakhill side not to underestimate the challenge of winless Leeds Maccabi 3rd this weekend.

Oakhill are unbeaten in their past six outings and are just a point off second with a game in hand.

Leeds have lost six out of seven so far this term but Gothelf is expecting a tough test against Alex Ullmann’s side.

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Abrams ready for Rovers return

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

Hyde Park Rovers boss David Domb has warned Haroldeans star Bobby Abrams to expect a red-hot reception from his former team-mates in Sunday’s showdown.

League leaders Haroldeans have won all eight league games this season with Abrams topping the MJSL goalscoring charts with ten to his name.

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