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Hapoel in takeover talks

By Simon Griver, October 3, 2014

Two Miami real estate tycoons are in advanced talks to buy Hapoel Tel Aviv from its Israeli consortium for in the region of £5m.

Hapoel has officially acknowledged it is in talks with prospective buyers Russell Galbutin and Sonny Kahn who have already conducted due diligence of the club’s books.


Israeli starlets up for Sale challenge

By Danny Caro, October 3, 2014

Menachem Ben Menachem has described the new partnership between Sale and the IRU as a major breakthrough for Israeli rugby.

Three members of the Israel Rugby Union’s Elite under-19 squad are in Manchester and will spend six months at the National 3 North league club.


MGBSFL Matchday 5 preview

By Danny Caro, October 2, 2014

There are 13 ties in the opening round of the Jewish FA Cup scheduled this weekend, but arguably the match of the day sees title hopefuls Norstar London Raiders A host Oakwood A in the MGBSFL Premier Division. Danny Caro flavours the action.



Greens ready to lead latest JCC assault

October 2, 2014

Brian Green and Helena Green have spoken of their pride after being appointed joint-heads of delegation of Team GB at next year's JCC Maccabi Games in Fort Lauderdale.

The delegation will be looking to build on the success of this summer’s JCC Maccabi Games, where the Delegation returned from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, with a record-breaking 142 medals.


Danny Caro's Division 3 TOTW: Sept 28

By Danny Caro, October 1, 2014

The top quality efforts of players from KS Reunited, Real Sosobad and Faithfold B were recognised by the JC judges on Matchday 4 of the MGBSFL.

1. DANIEL KOSKY (Faithfold B) - a near-faultless display and clean sheet against Shacharit

2. ELLIOT GRANT (KS Reunited) - got up and down well and produced a plethora of well-timed interceptions


Danny Caro's Division One TOTW: Sept 28

By Danny Caro, October 1, 2014

Camden Park, Redbridge Jewish Care B and Brady Maccabi have a strong influence in the Division One top team this week.

1. SAM SINGER (Brady Maccabi) - great all round performance and made some outstanding saves to earn Brady a point against Blizzard - nominated by both teams


Danny Caro's Div 2 TOTW: Sept 28

By Danny Caro, October 1, 2014

Players from both FC Team sides and Redbridge Jewish Care took centre stage on Matchday 4 of the MGBSFL.

1. BEN SHELDON (NL Raiders C) - "stepped in to play in net with a bunch of players he's not played with before. Was extremely commanding and made excellent saves including a stunning penalty save"

2. JONNY KAYE (AC MILL HILL) - didn't put a foot wrong against Jewdinese


Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: Sept 28

By Danny Caro, October 1, 2014

You've seen the photo on Facebook. Now for the quote to match it. People were rolling around in laughter seeing Dan Shafron wearing his Sunday best during Real Sosobad's crushing 6-2 win over Temple Fortune.


Danny Caro's Goal of the Week: Sept 28

By Danny Caro, October 1, 2014

BARRY GREEN gave the JC panel of judges plenty to mull over on Matchday 4 of the MGBSFL season.

The former Loughton Orient hotshot scored not one but two stunning efforts in Real Sosobad's crushing win over Temple Fortune.

The winning strike, as described by Dan Shafron, has a touch of the Messi's about it.


Benayoun out of Israel's Euro squad

By Simon Griver, October 1, 2014

Yossi Benayoun has been left out of Israel's 23-man squad for the first two Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Having recovered from a muscle strain, Benayoun had made his debut for Maccabi Haifa over the weekend and expressed the hope he would be selected after playing throughout the 3-1 victory over Hapoel Petah Tikva.