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Waley-Cohen wins top Maccabi GB award

By Danny Caro, September 26, 2011

Sam Waley-Cohen is the Maccabi GB Sportsperson of the Year.

The amateur jockey held off the challenge of a top-class field to win the main prize at MGB’s Sports Awards in Radlett.

Waley-Cohen had a standout year – winning the King George VI Chase and the Cheltenham Gold Cup. He also finished second in the Grand National.


JC Goal of the week - Sept 23

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2011

Some top-class strikes flew into the net on Matchday Four of the JC MSFL season.

WINNER: Ed Weicz (Brixton Old Boys A) - a 70-yard wonder goal against Exeter Exiles. Ticked all the boxes in terms of quick-thinking and unbelievable tekkers to edge out Mike Pearson's sensational individual effort




JC MSFL Team of the Week: the contenders - Sept 23

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2011

Here are the nominations from Matchday 4 of the JC MSFL.

GK - Dan Oade (Shirley Park), Arthur Kaplan (Hendon B), David Garson (Faithfold C), Josh Graham (NL Raiders C)


JC MSFL Matchday 4 review

By Danny Caro, September 25, 2011

Faithfold A were in seventh heaven after outclassing North London Raiders A at the Hive. Danny Caro looks back on all the action from Matchday 4 of the JC MSFL season.

SFAC - Brixton A in 7th heaven
JC CAC – Thornes show Neasden C what four, Glenthorne hit Norstar for six
MSFL Prem Div – Faithfold in 7th heaven, Champions two good for Brady


Spurling in seven heaven

By Danny Caro, September 22, 2011

Scott Spurling completed a gruelling schedule by helping the England Sevens team to victory at the Under 19 Commonwealth Games in the Isle of Man.

Playing at hooker, Spurling, 18, helped England maintain a 100 per cent record at the eight-team event where they beat South Africa 41-20 in the final at the Bowl Stadium.

Spurling, from Edgware, played in all five matches, including a 19-5 win ag


Success for Euro star

By Brian Sacks, September 22, 2011

Richard Goodman confirmed his position as one of Europe's leading young runners by winning the 3,000m at the European Junior Club Championships in Castellan, Spain.

In a thrilling duel over the final lap, he forged ahead in the final 50m to defeat the pre-race favourite, Gabriel Navarro of Spain, in a time of 8:19.60.

The previous weekend, Goodman had won the 1,500m at the National Junior Le


Junior joy for Brenner

September 22, 2011

Team GB golfer Marc Brenner maintained his good form by winning the Junior Club Championship at Abridge Golf & Country Club.

Brenner, who is the junior captain at Abridge, won with a score of two over par.

Since returning from the European Maccabi Games in Vienna, Brenner has won a PGA event in Los Angeles and recently finished runner-up in the Individual Gross Score in the AJGCS National Ju


HMH ready to power on to the next level

September 22, 2011

Nick Sonenfeld, the chairman of HMH, believes that a two-year sponsorship deal with Powerleague will help take the club to the next level.

HMH run 30 teams with more than 350 players aged 6-18 competing across the Maccabi Junior Football League, the Watford Friendly League and the Excel League.

Sonenfeld said: "Our ability to attract one of football's most recognisable brands reflects the gr


Jacobson: Arsenal were different class

By James Masters, September 22, 2011

Joe Jacobson believes he endured the toughest night of his life after being given a tortuous time by Premier League giants Arsenal.

Shrewsbury star Jacobson was on the receiving end of a 3-1 defeat by the Gunners in Tuesday’s Carling Cup tie as the League Two side fell away after taking a shock lead.


JC MSFL Matchday 4 preview

By Danny Caro, September 21, 2011

The long road to Wingate & Finchley starts for several teams on Sunday, while for others it's the bread and butter of the league. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action on Matchday 4 of the JC MSFL season.