European Maccabi Games

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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European Maccabi Games: Day One preview

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

The 13th European Maccabi Games get under way in Vienna today.

Team GB's 220-man delegation start with a match in the junior futsal competition.

Then it is the turn of Jonny Cohen's Open futsal squad who take on highly-fancied Australia.

All eyes will be on Ben Winston's Open football squad who start their medal challenge with a game against Belgium.

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Stone backing Winston's warriors for gold

June 30, 2011

Michael Stone, the Barnet coach, believes that Team GB can end several decades of heartbreak and take gold in the Open competition at the European Maccabi Games.

Having recently helped the Bees survive relegation from League 2, Stone has been running his eye over the Team GB Open squad who will be going for gold in Vienna.

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Winston: GB ready for action

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2011

Ben Winston came away from the Team GB's final European Maccabi Games warm-up match with plenty of positives following a 1-1 draw against Wingate & Finchley on Tuesday night.

A first-half effort from TJ Keterman put GB ahead but the Ryman League club levelled following an error at the back from Michael Sacks that was emphatically punished.

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