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Edwards on song

By Brian Sacks, May 19, 2011

Ellie Edwards, 14, cut her 200 metres best to 26.25 in the Trafford AC Young Athletes meeting.

Sam Shindler-Glass, 14, recorded personal bests of 57.1 for 400 metres and 2:11.0 for 800 metres when representing Ealing, Southall and Middlesex AC in the Young Athletes League .


JRDA snaps up Day

By David Gold, May 19, 2011

The Jewish Racing Drivers Association (JRDA), a new initiative aiming to produce a Jewish Formula One world champion in the next five years, has teamed up with teenage Israeli star Alon Day.

The German Formula 3 driver, racing for HS Techneck Motorsport, will carry the JRDA logo on his car.


Revival the name of Peer's game in Paris

By Simon Griver, May 19, 2011

Shahar Peer will be looking to revive her fading fortunes in the French Open, starting on Sunday.

Her preparations received a blow as she was stunned 1-6, 7-5, 3-6 by Australia's Casey Dellacqua (429) in the first round of the Brussels Open. This was Peer's first-ever defeat to a player outside of the top 200.


HMH boys do it for Grazioli

By Danny Caro, May 19, 2011

Strikes from Jake Norton, Aaron Benjamin, George Goldberg and Josh Dreyfuss secured the Under 14 Harris Balcomb Trophy as Highgate & Muswell Hill overcame Manchester Maccabi 4-1 at Boundary Park.

The Londoners forged ahead only to be pegged back at the break. The second half was a different story as they upped their game, scoring three times and hitting the woodwork.


Chelsea lifeline for Grant

By Simon Griver, May 19, 2011

Just days after being sacked by West Ham, Avram Grant is looking to get back into management.

The Israeli was shown the door after last weekend's defeat against Wigan Athletic which confirmed relegation.

We understand that Grant has already received an offer from Chelsea, a team he led to the Champions League final in 2008.


Danny Caro's End of Season report

By Danny Caro, May 19, 2011

Season 2010-11 was full of plenty of spills and thrills. Here, Danny Caro reviews the performance of all teams in the JC MSFL.





Having a bawl

By James Masters and Danny Caro, May 19, 2011

Stuart Delmonte was left blubbering like a baby after his Manchester Maccabi side pulled off a dramatic Peter Morrison Trophy triumph.

Rafi Leeker's spot-kick in a pulsating penalty shoot-out gave Maccabi victory after a hard-fought goalless 120 minutes against Faithfold A at Oldham Athletic's Boundary Park.


AC Whetstone complete league and cup double

By Danny Caro, May 18, 2011

AC Whetstone Under 14s secured the league and cup double following a hard-fought win over Hendon in the final played at Wingate and Finchley.

Having already clinched the Maccabi league title with a 100 per cent record, the Stones began very strongly and had the first meaningful effort on target through Toby Nathan. They continued to press hard but were repelled by a resolute Hendon defence.


European Maccabi Games draws

By Danny Caro, May 18, 2011

The draw for Maccabi GB's squad taking part at the European Maccabi Games in Vienna have just been released.

Open Football (9 teams)

Group A: GB, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Mexico

Group B: Netherlands, France, Germany, Hungary

Seeded: GB, Austria, Netherlands, France


Winston happy with EMG draw

By Danny Caro, May 18, 2011

Ben Winston, Maccabi GB's Open Football manager, says that he is happy with the team's draw for the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Runners-up at the 2009 Maccabiah Games, GB will line up against Austria, Belgium, Switzerland and Mexico in a group of five.

The Netherlands, France, Holland and Hungary are in Group B. Holders Denmark are not sending a delegation.