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Benayoun tweeting gives clue

By Simon Griver, August 18, 2011

Yossi Benayoun has taken to Twitter after being snubbed by Chelsea boss Andre Villa-Boas.

The Israel star was used as an 89th minute subsitute during last weekend's goalless draw against Stoke as the Blues failed to make a winning start to the new Premier League season.

The former Liverpool man looks set to be surplus to requirements under Villa-Boas and could quit Stamford Bridge after info


Pre-season friendlies round-up

By Danny Caro, August 16, 2011

Find out how MSFL teams have been preparing for the new season.

Sunday, August 28

Faithfold A 2 Montana Boca United 2
Strikes from new signing Simon Lindell and Gary Cohen saw Montana finish on level terms with Faithfold at the Hive.

Mike Pearson bagged a brace for Faithfold.



Lucky 13 for Chigwell & Hainault

By David Gold, August 15, 2011

Chigwell and Hainault defeated local rivals Nazeing Common by 13 runs thanks to an impressive bowling and fielding performance.


South edge past Maccabi in all-Jewish Manchester cricket clash

By David Gold, August 15, 2011

South Manchester defeated Manchester Maccabi by five wickets at Gatley in the Greater Manchester Amateur league.

Jonathan Lieberman, South's winning captain in Steven Glicher's absence, said: "It was a good win for us because we had a lot of players missing and we always like to do our best, especially when playing our old friends. We were very pleased to win that game."


Landau in inspirational form as MAL clinch promotion

By David Gold, August 15, 2011

Maccabi Association London won by five wickets against London Maccabi Vale to move to within one win of the Middlesex Sunday Cricket League Division Two title, clinching promotion in the process.


Inspired MTSCC knock valiant Vale out of title race

By David Gold, August 15, 2011

London Maccabi Vale's title hopes took a near terminal blow when they went down to a six wicket defeat to rivals MTSSC in the Middlesex Sunday League Division One.

Vale had batted reasonably well from the start, though they slowed down during the innings to finish with 172 from 40 overs. John Galloway was the highest scoring batsman for Vale, registering 30 before being caught out.


Deadly Dean fires Lions to opening day win

By David Gold, August 15, 2011

Dean Nyman returned to London Lions in style as his superb finish gave Tony Gold's side a 2-1 win at London Colney in the first game of their Spartan Midlands League Division One campaign.

It was all the more satisfying a result for Lions as they had lost to Colney home and away last season.


Gold: Lions must improve

By Danny Caro, August 11, 2011

London Lions start their Spartan South Midlands League season against London Colney this weekend.

Ahead of the match, we spoke to manager Tony Gold to get his thoughts on how the squad is shaping up.

What are your expectations of the team in the second season in the South Midlands League?


Home advantage

August 11, 2011

Host club Whitefield won the Gerald Tankel Trophy at the Provincial Tournament in Manchester.

Whitefield beat Bonnyton by a comfortable margin in the best team net event.

The event, organised by The Association of Jewish Golf Clubs & Societies, featured teams of six males from the affiliated Clubs and Societies based north of London, with the best four net scores to count toward the team pri


A swinging success for Moor Allerton

August 11, 2011

Moor Allerton won the top prize at the Seniors Trophy at Dyrham Park Country Club.

The Leeds club claimed the Coombe Hill Trophy after edging out Bonnyton by one shot.

Moor Allerton finished with a gross aggregate of four out of six scores, with the count totalling 327.

Lol Green won the Hartsbourne Trophy for best individual gross score.