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Good job for Cross country star

March 10, 2011

Richard Goodman, 17, finished a close second in the UK Under 20 Inter-counties Cross country Championships in Birmingham.

For the second time in a fortnight he and Jonny Hay, 19, fought a close duel as they reinforced their positions as the best young middle-distance runners in the country.


Israel back for Davis Cup playoffs

By Simon Griver, March 10, 2011

Israel booked their place in the Davis Cup World Group playoffs after beating Poland at Ramat Hasharon.

They moved into an unassailable 3-0 lead before Poland won the two dead-rubbers in the singles.

Having only been relegated from the World Group last year, Israel will be seeded in the strong half of the 16 nation draw in July.


Fingers crossed for Cheltenham triumph

By Stephen Pollard, March 10, 2011

The 361-day countdown is almost over. On Tuesday, the Cheltenham Festival begins: the four greatest days of the year.

For any racing fan - to my mind, any real sports fan - there is nothing that comes close to Cheltenham.


JC MSFL Matchday 26 preview

By Danny Caro, March 9, 2011

The quarter-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy take centre stage this weekend with three tops matches scheduled as well as a full programme in the JC MSFL and JC Barry Goldstein Cup. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the big match action.

Redbridge Jewish Care A or Faithfold A vs North West Neasden A or North London Raiders B


Fulham agree terms with Omri Altman

By Simon Griver, March 8, 2011

Fulham have agreed terms with Maccabi Tel Aviv for Israel Under 17 captain Omri Altman.

Club spokesman Ofer Ronen Abels told the JC: "We have agreed terms with Fulham for the player to move. If he is not eventually offered a professional contract, then he will return to Maccabi Tel Aviv.


Danny Caro's Team of the Week - March 6

By Danny Caro, March 8, 2011

Oli Colmans (Brady Maccabi) - a simply stunning performance to keep his team in the game against Oakwood, and keep their promotion dreams in their own hands. His heroics could be the difference between the runners-up spot and a top three finish come May

Anthony Goodmaker (Norstar A) - the defender chipped in with two goals against promotion rivals Faithfold B


Gershfield double steers Lions into cup final

By Danny Caro, March 8, 2011

London Lions produced a performance of pure grit and determination to beat London Colney 2-1 in the semi-final of the Herts Centenary Trophy.

Having been well beaten on two previous league encounters by their hosts, Lions had a real point to prove.

Manager Tony Gold had for the first time in 10 weeks at his disposal a full 16-man squad to choose from and the difference it made was immense.


Close but no cigar for South Manchester

By Danny Caro, March 7, 2011

A brave effort from a young South Manchester team was not enough as they failed to extinguish relegation fears with a narrow defeat against high-flying Miam Miam.

Darryl Lee, the South manager, put out a young squad with nine of the 14-man group aged 20 or under.


Coulton reflects on the win the Thornes made hard work of

By Danny Caro, March 7, 2011

Glenthorne United B player-manager Elliot Coulton gives his account of Sunday's match against Athletic Bilbaum.

Today's game against Bilbaum had a potential banana skin written on it as we know the pitch in posh, old Hampstead isn't great and Bilbaum always give 100 per cent, so nothing more than total concentration and high work rate was needed from the boys.


MSFL giants to meet in Cyril Anekstein Cup final

By Danny Caro, March 7, 2011

Redbridge Jewish Care A and Hendon United Sports Club A will contest this season's JC Cyril Anekstein Cup after winning their respective semi-finals.

An extra time strike from Maccabiah star David Souter helped JC MSFL Premier Division leaders Redbridge reach their first final.