Football

Norway late show halts Israel

By Danny Caro, June 5, 2013

UEFA EURO UNDER-21 CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS
ISRAEL 2 NORWAY 2

A stoppage time equaliser from Norway's Harmeet Singh denied Israel a first-ever win at the Uefa European under-21 finals as they were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw in Netanya on Wednesday night.

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Maccabiah Games draws for Team GB

June 4, 2013

Maccabi GB’s teams now know who they will be facing in Israel this summer as all groups have been drawn for the 19th Maccabiah Games.

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GB ranked second in Maccabiah draw

By Danny Caro, June 4, 2013

Team GB will face South Africa, Germany, Colombia and Peru in the group stages of the Open Football competition at next month’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Ranked second in the tournament, GB claimed silver at the 2009 Games and they will be confident of reaching the quarter-finals.

Israel (3), Australia (6), France and Brazil will battle it out in Group C – the group of death.

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South Manchester miss out on the double

By Danny Caro, June 3, 2013

Accountants League Challenge Cup Final
PWC 2
South Manchester 1

League champions South Manchester finished the season in disappointing fashion as they succumbed to a late goal against PWC in the final of the Accountants League Challenge Cup.

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Maccabi Masters review: June 2

By Jeremy Silverstone, June 3, 2013

Newly-crowned Division One champions Glenthorne United A suffered a 5-3 defeat against runners-up on the final weekend of the Maccabi Masters League season.

Gary Cohen (2), Ash Davidson (2) and Wayne Davidson were the goal men for Raiders who finished a point behind the Thornes. Greg Morris, Jason Levy and Grant Pomeroy replied.

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Northern football team of the year 2013

June 3, 2013

It has been a stand-out season for several stars. James Masters selects his northern team of the year

- DAN GARMAN (Republic of Flixton) – the safest pair of hands in the MJSL, on top of having scored 24 goals, some while playing outfield, this season. Not bad for a goalkeeper

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Camden still needs fine-tuning

By Danny Caro, June 3, 2013

Camden Park now have some big decisions to make.

Once the hangovers clear and the euphoria of the Division One title victory subsides, Josh Marks must start planning for life in the Premier Division. Welcome back to the big time, lads.

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Injury woe for Hemed

By Simon Griver, June 3, 2013

Tomer Hemed’s hopes of a lucrative move to the Premier League are on hold after he suffered a serious injury in Real Mallorca’s goalless draw against Valencia.

Several clubs had sent scouts to watch the Israel striker during the season, but he faces six months out after tearing his Achilles tendon.

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Luzon to leave after U21 finals

By Danny Caro, June 3, 2013

Israel head coach Guy Luzon surprised his players on the eve of the Uefa European under-21 Championships by announcing that he would leave his post to join Standard Liege after the competition.

Israel kicks off the tournament against Norway in Netanya next week as rank outsiders.

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New boys sparkle for Israel

By Danny Caro, June 3, 2013

Second-half strikes from Hen Ezra scored and Shimon Abu Hazeira earned Israel a 2-0 victory in a friendly international against Honduras in New York.

Ezra opened the scoring at the Citi Field after 52 minutes, beating two defenders before lifting a shot over goalkeeper Noel Valladares.

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