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South seal final slot

March 24, 2011

Stuart Shapiro, manager of South Manchester Sports Club, was left a relieved man after his Under 16 side squeezed past Leeds Maccabi in the last four of the John RubensTrophy.

Despite being a year older than their opponents, South Manchester were made to sweat as Leeds dominated a hard-fought encounter.

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Wingate on a roll

March 24, 2011

Wingate and Finchley have won the Under 18 County Cup.

Keeper Charlie Gould, David Smouha, Liron Mannie and Seb Garber were in the team who beat Forest United Youth 4-3 at North Greenford United Stadium.

Garber opened the scoring following a great ball in by Smouha. The same player also squeezed home number three before United pulled it back to 3-2 at the interval.

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Delmonte: I know how Arsene Wenger feels

By James Masters, March 24, 2011

Stuart Delmonte believes he's Manchester's very own version of Arsene Wenger after suffering a nightmare week.

The Manchester Maccabi 1st boss has seen his team crash out of two cup competitions in the last week after suffering the 'worst injury crisis' of his career.

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Rover and out

By James Masters, March 24, 2011

David Domb believes his Hyde Park Rovers side have been made to pay the ultimate price for their indiscipline after seeing their title dreams go up in smoke.

Darren Wyndham's own-goal gifted Manchester Maccabi 3rd a priceless victory over the Leeds students as Rovers crashed to defeat in their final league game of the season.

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Dan tops the Open

March 24, 2011

Squash: Daniel Poleshchuk has won the Welsh Junior Open.

Beginning his campaign as an under 17 competitor, the Israeli overcame highly-fancied Saad Shahid, a Muslim from Pakistan who is trained by veteran Maccabian David Lazarus.

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Goodman: I've only got myself to blame

By Brian Sacks, March 24, 2011

Richard Goodman was in reflective mood after finishing 72nd in the Under 20 event of the World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbria, Spain. Tackling a fast, flat 8km course in intense heat, Goodman, 17, lost ground over the second half of the race to finish fourth scorer for the British team.

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Purim not fair game, says Joel

By Danny Caro, March 24, 2011

Joel Minsky, manager of Los Blancos, believes that the decision to make his team play on Purim was unfair.

The Division Four promotion hopefuls claim to have issued a request to have the weekend off six weeks ago as they had 10 players unavailable. But they were given a match against North West Neasden C - and they lost 5-0.

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Avram Grant denies FA conduct charge

By Danny Caro, March 23, 2011

West Ham manager Avram Grant has denied an FA charge of improper conduct over his comments following the FA Cup defeat at Stoke City last month.

He must now attend a personal hearing to be scheduled no later than 7 April.

If found guilty, the Israeli could face a touchline ban.

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Maccabi Masters round-up

By Danny Caro, March 23, 2011

Four goals from James Temple eased South Mancs A into the semi-finals of the Henry Swerner MMFL Cup as they thumped Temple Fortune 7-1.

Adam Bradley (2) and Mark Powell completed the rout. Graham Meyer fired a consolation for Fortune.

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Anderson to sign for Blackburn

By Danny Caro, March 23, 2011

Myles Anderson has agreed a deal to sign for Blackburn Rovers on a free transfer on July 1.

Anderson, 20, started his career at Leyton Orient. He signed for Aberdeen in January after playing in a pre-season friendly for Rovers’ first team last year.

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