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Five strikes help Neasden go fourth

By Craig Silver, December 10, 2008

Goals from Lee Bibring, Daniel Levenfiche, Jake Gottlieb, Danny Daggers and TJ Keterman eased North West Neasden A into the fourth round of the Sunday Challenge Cup for the first time after they hammered Caribb Club FC 5-1.

A penalty in extra time from Daniel Kent saw Division One leaders South Manx A upset Premier Division London Maccabi Lions B in the second round of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup. Jamie Kent had given the Manx a seventh minute lead only for Danny Reuben to level things up.

Manx boss Jon Nitka commented: “It was a great team performance.”


Easy as 1, 2, 3 for Lions

By Craig Silver, December 10, 2008

London Lions 3
Mill End Sports 1

London Lions went five points clear at the top of the Herts Senior County League Premier Division following a hard fought win over Mill End Sports.

Manager Tony Gold gave a full debut to new signing Danny Berg who slotted in perfectly at right-back and welcomed back Guy Morris and Ben Lampert.

After a goalless first half, Lampert broke the deadlock with a 25-yard curler that whistled into the top corner.
Top-scorer Adam Stolerman bagged a brace with two excellent finishes.


Lions find heaven in 7

By Craig Silver, December 10, 2008

London Maccabi Lions Under 15s claimed their best performance of the season so far with a resounding 7-1 success over Edmonton Rangers in the Watford Friendly League White Division.

Samuel Marchant (2), Sam Lee, Josh Cinna and Yoav Kestenbaum (2) and Joel Grayson struck as the Lions went two points clear.
In the Blue Division, Charlie Cohen (2), Harry Davis, Nick Landesberg, Jordan Marks and Max Wegoda eased LML to a 6-0 success over London Colney.


Manny happy returns for novice daredevil

By JCReporter, December 10, 2008

First-time competitor Manny Cohen, 51, surprised everyone including himself when he finished ninth at the 2008-2009 British Bobsleigh Championships held at the challenging Cesana Pariol track in Italy.

The ex-Hasmonean pupil, who is chairman of the RM Group, joined top athletes including Dean Macey, Jason Gardner and Craig Maclean to compete against the GB Team.


Weitzman honoured

By Craig Silver, December 10, 2008

Saul Weitzman is Belmont & Edgware’s player of the season.

Other winners were: Jeremy Freeman (2nd XI top player), Jack Mendel (top junior), Tony Allen (clubman of the season).

Richie Weinberg, 1st XI captain for the past five years, has stepped down. Michael Blasebalk will be taking over his position next season.
Cricketers interested in playing for BECC should contact Neil Myeroff on 07771 833874.

Benjamin Lederman is Radlett’s Under 13 Colt of the year while brother Neil won the top Under 21 player accolade for the third time in four years.


Aces of Herts

By Craig Silver, December 4, 2008

Goals from Guy Helman and Adam Stolerman capped London Lions' best performance of the season as they beat high-flying Kings Langley of South Midlands Division One 2-1 in the Herts Centenary Cup.
Adam Rones was among the scorers as FC Team claimed their first win in the Middlesex County League Division One, a 2-1 success over Uxbridge Town.


Salita eyes up Hatton

By Mike Sinclair, December 4, 2008

Dmitriy Salita, the unbeaten light-welterweight who was denied a shot at the WBA world title when champion Andreas Kotelnik pulled out of the fight, has turned his attention to Ricky Hatton.

Having watched Hatton's 11th round stoppage victory over American Paulie Malignaggi, Brooklyn-based Salita fancies his chances against the Manchester "Hitman".

"I want to fight him," said 26-year-old Salita. "I see a lot of mistakes. His defence is not good. He can be hit clean, and he's not too active in the ring.


Ben Haim faces City axe

By Simon Griver, December 4, 2008

Manchester City defender Tal Ben Haim is expected to leave Eastlands when the transfer window opens at the end of the month after less than six months at the club.

The Israeli, who signed a four-year contract in July in a £5 million move from Chelsea, has made just eight league appearances for City.


Big Macc squeezed on funds

By Simon Griver and Danny Caro, December 4, 2008

There are fears that next year's Jewish Olympics could be scaled down as a result of the credit crunch.

The latest financial crisis engulfing July's Maccabiah Games revolves around the failure of the organisers to raise sufficient sponsorship funds due to the global recession.


Wagenstein boosts NLR

By Craig Silver, December 4, 2008

North London Raiders stormed six points clear at the top of Maccabi Masters League Division One after beating Glenthorne United A 3-0. Midfielder Amir Wagenstein (2) (pictured) and Richard Sacks did the damage.

Goals from Barry Silkman and Roger Levitt saw EDRS Stonegrove cause one of the upsets of the weekend with a 2-1 success over title hopefuls London Maccabi Lions A.

Clayhall A went three points clear in Division Two after defeating Brady Maccabi B 4-0. Neil Sapler, Warren Ludwin, Mark Goldman and Brian Deal were their marksmen.