Football

I'd give top job to Hoddle

By Danny Caro, July 5, 2016

Square pegs into round holes … it was destined to end in failure. But it’s the kids I feel most sorry for. I’ve lost count of the number of false dawns when it comes to the England national team approaching a major football tournament, but the latest offering was simply pathetic.

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Zahavi joins Guangzhou in record deal

By Simon Griver, June 29, 2016

Maccabi Tel Aviv captain Eran Zahavi has signed a deal with Guangzhou worth $12.5 million.

The Chinese team will pay Maccabi Tel Aviv $8 million for the Israeli midfielder - the largest transfer fee ever paid to an Israeli team. Zahavi's former club, Hapoel Tel Aviv, will receive $2.5 million of the fee.

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Silver-lining for WHAFC at Jom Ha Voetbal

By Danny Caro, June 28, 2016

Adam Lustigman expressed pride at WHAFC won the Fair Play award at the Jom Ha Voetbal competition in Amsterdam.

WHAFC started with solid goalless draws against BA Boys and Circumcizers. They were just moments away from claiming victory against Small Passy – courtesy of a strike from Ben Kay – only to concede in the final minute.

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Leslie and Marsh take charge at Maccabi London Lions A

By Danny Caro, June 28, 2016

Ollie Leslie and Joe Marsh have spoken of their determined to restore former glories after being appointed joint-managers at Maccabi London Lions A.

Leslie and Marsh were part of the Harmen management team who finished fifth in the MGBSFL Premier Division.

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ML Lions to field under-21 team next season

June 28, 2016

Maccabi London Lions have announced plans to field a new under-21 team to compete at County level from next season.

The new team will bridge the gap between the club’s under-16 team and first team, who compete in the Hertfordshire Senior County League Premier Division.

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Saffer in to boost Brits ahead of Jom Ha Voetbal

By Danny Caro, June 28, 2016

Adam Lustigman has been handed a boost ahead of this week’s Jom Ha Voetbal competition in Amsterdam after Darren Saffer announced himself fit to join the squad.

The former Camden Park marksman joins the WHAFC squad in the 13-team tournament, although long-term injuries have restricted him to playing in goal.

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No-shows bad news for league

By Danny Caro, June 28, 2016

The empty cardboard boxes were doing a roaring trade as MGBSFL volunteers were tasked with filling them with silverware.

The question that everyone wanted to know was, where were the recipients? North London Raiders and Scrabble FC were the only ones who turned up to the awards in force.

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Jordan Marks wins MGBSFL Player of the Season

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2016

Jordan Marks has been crowned MGBSFL Player of the Year after helping North London Raiders A complete the double-double.

The left-sided attacking-midfielder enjoyed an imperious campaign as L’Orange retained the Premier Division title and Peter Morrison Trophy.

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Danny Caro's summer 2016 rumour mill

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2016

The summer months are traditionally the busiest time for teams to plan ahead and boost their squads for the new season.

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Mental and physical fitness key for Maccabi GB to conquer Europe

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2016

It’s not difficult to see why North London Raiders went for Daniel Shafron. There’s a certain calming reassurance from the man who by his own admission “has big boots to fill” after replacing Rob Richman and Jonathan Green at the helm of the hottest ticket in Jewish football.

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