European Maccabi Games

GB women put nine past the Germans

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Sara Lyons was the hat-trick hero as Team GB claimed their first victory of the women’s football competition, thumping Germany 9-1 in Vienna.

Swept aside 7-0 by red-hot favourites USA in their opener yesterday, GB bounced back in style, forging ahead inside the first minutes.

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Junior footballers maintain 100 per cent record

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Goals from Sam Zerovabeli and Michael Kenley saw Team GB make it two out of two as they edged out hosts Austria in the Junior football in Vienna.

Having won their opening match 2-0 yesterday, GB were quick out of the blocks with Zerovabeli headed home after 15 minutes.

Austria levelled five minutes later after a mix-up in the GB defence.

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Pears claims gold treble for Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Trevor Pears added to Team GB's growing medal haul with three golds in the swimming competition on day two of the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Taking part in his first European Maccabi Games, Pears, 47, won the 50m fly, 100m freestroke and 200m freestroke.

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Team GB Medal table

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Team GB claimed an incredble 69 medals at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

GOLD (31)

Badminton Junior Singles - David Garcia
Badminton Junior Doubles - David Garcia/Dan Cohen
Badminton Mixed Doubles - Collins/Garcia
Badminton Junior Plate - Dan Cohen

Football: Junior Team
Football: Open Team

Golf: Men’s Gross Individual – Nicky Harris

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Goal blitz in European Maccabi Games

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Great Britain manager Ben Winston has warned his players not to get carried away after the open football squad started the 13th European Maccabi Games with an 8-3 demolition of Belgium.

The match got off to a terrible start for GB when central defender Michael Sacks was harshly sent off in the first minute after being considreed the last man by the officials.

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Masters futsal two good for Germany

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Adam Lustigman, manager of the Team GB Masters futsal squad, believes his troops can win the tournament after they made a winning start - beating Germany 2-0.

Second half strikes from Danny Schweiger, who is taking part in his 11th international Maccabi event, and newcomer Jamie Kaye earned GB a hard fought win in their opening match.

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Table tennis juniors win first GB gold

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Team GB's Junior table tennis took the first gold at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

The squad - comprising Zak Zilesnick, Jack Josephs, Ben Raine and Zac Mandel - swept the board, winning their semi-finals and final by 3-0 margins.

Zilesnick got the ball rolling in the semi-final against Austria on Wednesday, beating his opponent, Klein 11-5, 12-10, 11-6.

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European Maccabi Games Day 1 round-up

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

Team GB experienced mixed emotions on the opening day of the European Maccabi Games.

The Open futsal team went down 4-3 in a thriller against the much-fancied Australians.

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Gershfield on fire for GB in perfect start

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

A first-half hat-trick from James Gershfield helped GB cruise to an 8-3 victory in their opening match against Belgium.

Things got off to a nightmare start when Michael Sacks was sent off after bringing an opponent down as the last defender inside the first minute.

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Defeat for junior futsal team

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

Team GB's Junior futsal team suffered a 3-1 defeat in the opening match at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Captain Nathan Sollosi got GB off to a dream start with the opening goal.

Spain dominated from this point, rattling the post and putting the GB goal under incessant pressure.

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