European Maccabi Games

Barnett bonanza keeps GB on course for Masters final

By Danny Caro, July 11, 2011

A brilliant hat-trick from Gideon Barnett kept GB’s Masters team on course for their first-ever gold medal as they came from behind to rock Gibraltar 9-2.

In a must-win game for both teams, GB quickly found themselves two goals behind but they drew level during the first half courtesy of strikes from Barnett and an own goal.

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Open football in pole position for gold

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2011

Second half strikes from Craig Ellis and James Gershfield saw Team GB boost gold medal hopes with a 2-0 victory over an ill-disciplined Mexico team who finished with eight men after three reds cards.

GB were on top throughout in a victory marred by an injury to right-back Danny Cole who suffered a broken arm and is out of the competition.

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Colman is mustard as GB reach last four

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2011

Motti Colman scored his first-ever hat-trick as GB marched into the last four of a futsal competition for the first time, as Jonny Cohen’s troops found their shooting boots in a 7-4 victory over Estonia.

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Brave GB well beaten by red-hot Russians

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2011

The Masters Futsal put in a brave performance before going down 8-1 against competition favourites Russia.

A combination of good organisation, shape and discipline helped GB keep the match goalless for the opening 18 minutes. They also rode their luck at times with the woodwork coming to the rescue on three occasions as well as keeper Phil Caplin producing a number of heroic saves.

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Ten-man GB edge past Switzerland

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2011

Strikes from TJ Keterman and Daniel Stanton helped GB edge past Switzerland 2-1 to maintain their gold medal hopes in the Open football competition on Day Three of the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

But the result did not give a true reflection of the match as Swiss keeper Mathieu Wolownick made several world-class saves to keep his team in the game.

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GB swimmers make a splash

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2011

Team GB’s three swimmers maintained excellent form in the pool on Day Three in Vienna.

Between them, Trevor Pears, together with junior swimmers Hollie Fisher and Naomi Ayrton have claimed 17 medals with the girls involved in more races today.

Ayrton said: “It was a very proud moment to receive medals for my country.

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Junior footballers reach EMG final

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2011

Joel Nathan’s Junior Football team booked their place in the gold medal match at the 13th European Maccabi Games with a 6-0 demolition of Spain on Friday.

Strikes from Zachary Collins, Michael Kenley, Connor Perlmutter, Scott Oldstein, Sami Zerovabeli and Stanley Offord saw the GB boys make it three out of three to set up a meeting with Austria or Germany in the final on Tuesday.

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EMG Day Three review on Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2011

GB were in the medals again on Day Three at the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

GB MEDAL TABLE

OPEN FOOTBALL - GB 2 SWITZERLAND 1
Ben Winston's men made it two out of two with TJ Keterman and Daniel Stanton on target. But, for the second game running, they finished with 10 men ...

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EMG Day Two review on Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

There were medals galore for Team GB on Day Two in Vienna.

MEN'S SQUASH TEAM WIPES THE BOARD
Rob Rackind, manager of Team GB Open Squash, was delighted after his troops romped to victory, taking gold in the men’s open competition on Thursday.

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Golden squash stars shine for GB

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Rob Rackind, manager of Team GB Open Squash, was delighted after his troops romped to victory, taking gold in the men’s open competition on Thursday.

A top-class line-up featuring Dave Lazarus, Sam Levin, 23, and former world No. 69, Matt Crawcour, 41, claimed respective 3-0 victories over Germany, Poland, USA and France.

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