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Cash-strapped Blackburn Rovers say no to Furman

By Darren Witcoop, July 22, 2015

Dean Furman has suffered disappointment after failing to win a contract with Blackburn Rovers.

The South Africa midfielder had been on trial with the Championship club.

But Furman, a free agent after leaving Doncaster at the end of last season, has been told he will not be offered a deal at Ewood Park.

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Zahavi guides Tel Aviv into next round of Champions League

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2015

Maccabi Tel Aviv set up a third qualifying round clash against FC Viktoria Plzeň in the Champions League after cruising past the challenge of Maltese minnows Hibernians on Tuesday night.

The Israeli champions won the second leg 5-1 to claim a 6-3 success on aggregate.

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Salford edged out by Ashton

July 21, 2015

Salford Blue Jays were edged out by 18 runs in a thriller against Ashton Allstars.

Returning to the scene of their narrow triumph in the first round of the cup, Salford came close to repeating their efforts in their GMACL league match against Ashton at Haughton Green on Sunday.

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Peter Morrison Trophy to remain national from round one

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2015

This season’s Peter Morrison Trophy will remain a national competition from round one, organisers have announced.

The format was criticised by teams from London after an overhaul at the beginning of last season, with former winners Faithfold withdrawing after being paired a team from the Manchester Jewish Soccer League in the early rounds.

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U18 footballers complete Berlin preparations at St Georges Park

July 21, 2015

Team Maccabi GB’s U18 football squad concluded their preparations for the European Maccabi Games in Berlin by attending a unique training camp at St George’s Park.

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Team Maccabi GB squash players complete preparations for EMG

July 21, 2015

Team Maccabi GB’s squash players continued their preparations for next week's European Maccabi Games in Berlin with a pair of victories over strong opposition.

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Turgeman steers Maccabi Haifa past Norwich City

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2015

A first-half strike from Alon Turgeman earned Maccabi Haifa condemned Premier League new boys Norwich City to their first pre-season defeat in a friendly in Kufstein, Austria.

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Cyril Anekstein Cup round one draw

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2015

Premier Division Oakwood A are one of only four teams in action in the opening round of this season's Cyril Anekstein Cup after 30 MGBSFL sides received byes.

Holders Norstar London Raiders A and last season's runners-up Hendon United Sports Club A have been guaranteed places in round two following Monday night's draw.

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND ONE DRAW

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Highgate synagogue edge past Belmont & Edgware

July 20, 2015

Belmont & Edgware went down to a painful three-run defeat to Highgate Synagogue.

BECC captain Adam Jacobs lost the toss and Belmont were asked, predictably, to field. BECC reduced them to 34-4 courtesy of a wicket from James Harvey and three wickets in four balls from Jacobs.

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Milch secures eighth victory after knockdown at York Hall

By Darren Witcoop, July 20, 2015

Tony Milch has set his sights on a shot for a title fight after maintaining his unbeaten professional record at York Hall.

Unbeaten light-middleweight Milch, 34, earned his eighth successive victory after a points win over Ali Wyatt on Saturday night.

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