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Avram Grant punished for referee outburst

By Danny Caro, April 5, 2011

Avram Grant has received a two-match touchline ban and fined £6,000 for comments made about referee Mike Jones.

The West Ham manager was found guilty of improper conduct over the comments made after the 2-1 FA Cup defeat at Stoke last month.

After the match, Grant said: "Until they scored he gave fouls, a penalty, everything for them."

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week - April 3

By Danny Caro, April 5, 2011

There were some big performances in important matches in league and cup. Find out which MSFL stars impressed.

Paul Lenchner (Chigwell Athletic) - assured display from the makeshift keeper in the win over title-chasing Brady. Commanding, made a flying save to tip a shot round the post. Came and punched well numerous times

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UJIA reach cup semi after nine-goal thriller

By Danny Caro, April 4, 2011

JC BARRY GOLDSTEIN CUP SEMI-FINAL

UJIA 5 NORTH LONDON RAIDERS C 4 AET

UJIA will play Faithfold C in the final of this season's JC Barry Goldstein Cup following a semi-final tie that had everything - nine goals, a missed penalty and extra time.

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Nyman late show seals first MSFL title for Redbridge

By Danny Caro, April 3, 2011

JC MSFL PREMIER DIVISION TITLE DECIDER

HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 0 REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE A 1

Dean Nyman scored with 10 minutes remaining to clinch the first Premier Division title success in their history for Redbridge Jewish Care.

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JC MSFL Matchday 29 review

By Danny Caro, April 3, 2011

History was made on Sunday as Redbridge Jewish Care A won the JC MSFL Premier Division title with a 1-0 victory over nearest rivals Hendon A. North London Raiders B were promoted in Division One, without even playing, while holders Faithfold C and UJIA booked their place in the final of the JC Barry Goldstein Cup with respective one-goal victories in the semis.

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JC Olim round-up

By Danny Caro, April 1, 2011

Champions England FC finished off the season in style as they completed the season undefeated.

They beat Jaffa City 3-1 to cap a memorable season where they scored 31 times and conceded just five.

With the title already in the bag, they played second place Jaffa and it was Jaffa who got out the blocks quicker and seemed much more intent on winning.

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Peer looking for fresh start

By Simon Griver, April 1, 2011

Shahar Peer has sacked coach Craig Kardon after just seven months.

The split came as a surprise as Kardon, who used to train Martina Navratilova, had taken Peer to within a whisker of the top 10 for the first time in her career. Kardon was 23-year-old Peer's eighth coach.

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Three cheers for Oxford

By Jennifer Lipman, April 1, 2011

It was an evening of champagne and celebration for Oxford students Sam Winter-Levy, Ben Myers and Zoe De Toledo after the rowing teams they coxed for won sound victories over Cambridge in the annual boat race.

Winter-Levy, at 18 the youngest cox for the Oxford-Cambridge race in a century, helped his team of Dark Blues achieve a 76th win over their rivals.

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Youth beats experience

March 31, 2011

There was an intriguing father-and-son contest in the Henry Swerner MMFL Cup quarter-final involving Faithfold and Norstar. Stuart Lustigman, who at 66 is the oldest player in the league, was up against eldest son, Adam. Goals from Paul Gold, Mitch Klein, Jason Levy, Joel Nathan, Jason Rich, Jonny Mack and Paul Chilton helped Faithfold come from behind to triumph 7-2.

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Mixed bag for Lions

March 31, 2011

London Maccabi Lions Under 16s experienced the highs and lows of the game as they clinched one piece of silverware but missed out on another.

In an action-packed seven days, the Lions were crowned champions of the Watford Friendly League White division but missed out on a place in the final of the League Cup.

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