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And the top honour goes to Mr Maccabi

March 19, 2009

Stuart Lustigman has been awarded the Yakir Maccabi award, the highest honour bestowed by the Maccabi Movement parent body Maccabi World Union.

One of Maccabi GB’s longest-serving members, Lustigman was recognised for his lifetime efforts and splendid achievements in the service of the Maccabi movement.

He said: “The award was first presented in 1984 since when only 103 people have received a Yakir Maccabi Award worldwide. I dedicate the award to my family and the many wonderful

Maccabi friends that I have made over the past 40 years.

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Alyth book final affair

March 19, 2009

AJY Goals from Joshua Dreyfruss (2) and Zac Rose booked Alyth Belsize Under 12s a place in the final of the Woody’s Cup at Redbridge FC after they beat HIS Hendon United 3-2.

A hat-trick from Harrison Grant plus one apiece from Nathan Sollosi and Saul Green saw Redbridge Jewish Care become the first side to beat

Under 14 leaders HIS Hendon United.

Noah Lachs (2), Zac Collins (2) and Simon Fox saw HMH share the points in a 10-goal thriller against second-placed Kenton Maccabi.

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Brand goes it alone as LMV near title dream

March 19, 2009

London Maccabi Vale are one game away from winning the Harrow Indoor six-a-side league Division Three after a man-of-the-match display from Adam Brand saw them beat Harrow St Marys.

HSM scored 148 in 10 overs with only GB Maccabiah bowler Andrew Daniels coming away with any credit.

In reply, Brand set off briskly, initially making a compulsory retirement on 25. Jacob Freedman and Daniels upped the scoring before the latter sacrificed his wicket to enable Brand to return.

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Immanuel boys are the Bs’ knees

March 19, 2009

Immanuel College Year 10 won the Watford and District Schools’ B League Championship. David Moss, head of PE at Immanuel, said: “However close their matches were, the team’s spirit and determination ensured victory. All seven players were outstanding, and captain Adam Schwartz and Benji Weinberger were the major point scorers for the team.”

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Reeves inspires Heath to win double

March 17, 2009

JC MSFL Div 2
Southgate Harmen vs FC Heath B 1-2/1-2

Playing in sunshine for the first time in what has seemed an eternity, FC Heath took all the points and all the plaudits in a fiercely contested double header at Ashmole school.

There have been too many doubters of the Mint Greens in recent times by those not seen the time and effort put in by the players and joint gaffers, Raymond 'Ramos' Bloom and Ben Kaye.

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Bloom, Bloom, Bloom

March 17, 2009

JC MSFL Div 3
NW Neasden C 4 Faithfold C 1

Neasden followed up their impressive ‘double-header’ win over Red Sea last week with a comprehensive victory against Faithfold to keep their bid for a third consecutive promotion firmly on track with Stephen Bloom scoring his fourth hat-trick of the season.

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Neasden and Manx claim a win apiece

By Andrew Pentol, March 17, 2009

JC MSFL Division One
Match 1: NW Neasden B 1 South Mancunians A 0
Match 2: NW Neasden B 1 South Mancunians A 2

It was honours even with one victory apiece in the JC Maccabi League Division 1 double header between table-topping South Mancunians A and North-West Neasden B who have seven games in hand on the leaders.

Each half was reduced to 30 minutes with one match was immediately followed by another at Bricket Wood Sports Centre on Sunday.

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Leeds win MJSL

March 17, 2009

Leeds JNF J-Uni were crowned champions Joan Collins Premier Division after the 5-0 demolition of Westdene Reserves saw them open a 19-point lead. Josh Rubin (2), Daniel Henig, Jonathan Green and Elliot Wallis did the damage.

Two goals from Yishai Last earned Oakhill Lions a 2-0 victory over Republic of Mancunia.

Crumpsall beat Westdene 1st 5-2 but soon after the final whistle, a spokesman said: “To say that Westdene had anger management issues would be an understatement.”

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Comeback kings Raiders continue to lead the way

By Jeremy Silverstone, March 17, 2009

Leaders North London Raiders remain top of Maccabi Masters Football League Division One following their 5-3 win over EDRS Stonegrove. Despite being behind for much of the game to goals from Phil Silver (2) and Malcolm Joseph, Raiders hit back with goals from Ashley Davidson (2), Kevin Lotzof, Daniel Mendoza and Dean Schulberg.

London Maccabi Lions A put themselves firmly in the Maccabi Masters League Division One title race picture with a 3-2 win over South Manx, with goals from Adam Lee (2) and Nathan Kosky. Nick Roman (pen) and Eric Elbaz scored for South Mancs.

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Depleted Lions cut up

March 17, 2009

HSCL Prem Div:
London Lions 1 Lemsford 2

Suspensions, injury and player unavailability is starting to take its toll on second-placed Lions as they lost 2-1 at home to Lemsford making it four defeats in their last six games.

With 7 first team regulars unavailable, manager Tony Gold was forced to make two loan signings on Friday night with Michael Sacks and Steve Summers joining, however the latter was forced to withdraw on Saturday morning due to illness.

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