Football

Season 2013/14 - a new dawn

By David Wolff, August 5, 2013

We are now on the verge of a new season and preparations are well under way at the Maccabi (Southern) Football League.

The league is no longer being sponsored by the JEWISH CHRONICLE and I would like to place on record our thanks for their many years of support.

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Dream is still on for Maccabi

By Simon Griver, August 1, 2013

Maccabi Tel Aviv will host Basle next Tuesday night in the Champions League third qualifying round after losing 1-0 in the first leg to the Swiss champions.

Valentin Stocker scored the game’s only goal in the 39th minute with a low shot past Maccabi keeper Juan Pablo.

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Golden boys spot-on in final

August 1, 2013

They made history just by reaching the final. But the Team GB Under 16s football boys went one better by winning gold after defeating favourites Israel 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out.

The pundits had predicted that the GB boys faced a thrashing, predicting 6-0, maybe 7-0 when they kicked-off.

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Maccabi face tough Swiss trip

By Simon Griver, August 1, 2013

Maccabi Tel Aviv have been handed a tough draw in the third qualifying round of the Champions League against Basle.

In the second qualifying round, the Israeli champions made light work of Gyor completing a 4-1 aggregate
victory over the Hungarian champions on Tuesday night with a 2-1 win at Bloomfield Stadium.

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Gershfield and Bolle take GB into last eight

August 1, 2013

TEAM GB have powered their way into the Open quarter-finals with a 2-1 win over South Africa on Tuesday.

Anything less than victory would have seen them exit the competition prematurely but it was nailbiting stuff right to the end when South Africa converted a penalty with just seven minutes to go.

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Mixed fortunes for the Masters

August 1, 2013

TEAM GB Masters 35s kicked-off their campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over a typically resilient USA side. But from then on it went downhill with defeats by Brazil and Israel before rallying on Tuesday with a 3-0 defeat of Chile.

USA took the lead against the run of play on 55 minutes with a stunner from 30 yards finding the top corner.

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First title for Clore Shalom

August 1, 2013

Clore Shalom won their first-ever football trophy after their Year Four and Five team triumphed in the Borehamwood and District Tournament.

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Maccabiah opening something quite special

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2013

The first few days at the 19th Maccabiah Games have been something quite special.

Two days at pre-camp featured some incredible sights, as the majority of the 453-strong Team GB squad converged on Jerusalem.

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Arsenal confirms no restriction on Israel in Emirates deal

By Marcus Dysch, July 19, 2013

Arsenal Football Club has confirmed that its sponsorship deal with the Emirates airline does not contain a clause which would discriminate against Israel.

Emirates has exclusive naming rights to the Premier League club’s stadium in north London.

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Lions down to bare bones, says Gold

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2013

Tony Gold says he faces a selection nightmare ahead of London Lions’ opening matches of the new season.

Having clinched the Spartan South Midlands League Division One title in May, the Lions start their first-ever season in the SSML Premier Division with a match away to Leverstock Green on August 10.

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