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Danny Caro's Monthly awards: February

By Danny Caro, March 1, 2013

Although February was something of a stop-start month for players in the JC MSFL, two individuals stood out for me.

JC PLAYER OF THE MONTH

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Wingate & Finchley supports Kick It Out day

March 1, 2013

Wingate & Finchley will be part of an anti-discrimination message next week as the Ryman League embarks on a weekend-long drive to support Kick It Out.

The club’s match at home to Thurrock has been moved to 1pm on March 10 as part of an initiative involving non-league clubs.

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What would you give to go to Israel?

By Danny Caro, March 1, 2013

It’s virtually impossible to put a price on what the Maccabiah Games means to most Jewish sportsmen and women, but the $1m donation from Stuart Weitzman is simply jaw-dropping.

For some, the cost of the Games has spiralled out of control and one can only salute the generosity of the man who has made his millions in the shoe industry. What a mensch.

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Man Utd's gift to Hapoel

By Simon Griver, March 1, 2013

Manchester United have donated £500 to Hapoel Tel Aviv’s fans association, which holds a 20 per cent stake in the club.

The donation followed a documentary about former United player Eric Djemba Djemba on MUTV. The Cameroon midfielder now plays for Hapoel.

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Thanks for memories, says Shechter

By Simon Griver, March 1, 2013

Itay Shechter became the first-ever Israeli to win a Wembley cup winners medal despite sitting on the bench throughout Swansea’s 5-0 Capital One Cup final victory over Bradford City.

He said: “To win a cup in front of over 80,000 fans at Wembley is something I’ll remember my whole life.

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Danny Caro's Division 2 TOTW: February 24

By Danny Caro, February 28, 2013

1. Nick RUBIN (Blizzard Storm) - pulled off some fine saves"

2. Dan WRIGHT (Redbridge Jewish Care B) - "stand-out performer in first match in 12 months"

3. Rafi ADDLESTONE (Norstar B) - "also completed both games at right back, was up and down the pitch constantly, capped off a wonderful team counter attack by running the length of the pitch to apply the finish"

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London Lions reach last 16 of Challenge Cup

February 28, 2013

CHALLENGE CUP ROUND FOUR
BUCKINGHAM ATHLETIC 2 LONDON LIONS 3 AET

London Lions moved into the 4th round of the Challenge Trophy where they face Colney Heath after a crazy and quite unbelievable night of football.

Lions came away from Buckingham Athletic with a 3-2 victory but that doesn’t even begin to tell the story.

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JC MSFL Matchday 25 preview

By Danny Caro, February 28, 2013

Matchday 25 of the JC MSFL season sees Chigwell Athletic boss Richard Slater go head-to-head with JC Sports Editor Danny Caro in Challenge Caro as Faithfold A look to book their place in the final of the LFA Sunday Intermediate Cup, while there are two big matches in the Morrison and a bumper league programme in store.

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Danny Caro's Division One TOTW: Feb 24

By Danny Caro, February 27, 2013

1. Ben ROSENTHAL (Woodford) - produced a sensational performance by restricting Hendon to two goals

2. Brad GAYER (Chigwell Athletic) - produced a typically all-action and energetic performance, bombing up the left flank and causing NWW problems. Did what he needed to at the back

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Danny Caro's Premier Division TOTW: Feb 24

By Danny Caro, February 27, 2013

The efforts of players from London Maccabi Lions A are reflected in particular in my latest Premier Division Team of the Week.

1. Jake DOFFMAN (London Maccabi Lions A) - enjoyed a dream debut at fortress Fairlop to earn Lions a famous win, pulled off several superb saves

2. Ari NEVIES (Hendon United Sports Club A) - "faultless in an unfamiliar left back role against Woodford"

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