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October 11, 2011

Europe League: Maccabi Tel Aviv have received a 2,000 ticket allocation for next week's Europa League match against Stoke City.

Maccabi are hoping that hundreds of fans will travel to the Britannia Stadium as the October 20 match falls during the Succot holidays.

Only 12 fans travelled to Istanbul for Maccabi's match against Besiktas last month at the height of Israel's diplomatic crisis wit

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Gary's great escape

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Gary Stewart says he was left shocked and stunned after coming within millimetres of losing his sight.

The South Manchester 2nd goalkeeper suffered a horrific facial injury after being kicked just above his left eye during the 4-1 defeat by Haroldeans.

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Northern Team of the Week - October 9

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Connor Rabbet (South Manchester 1st)

Johnny Lewis (Republic of Mancunia 1st)

Loz Newman (South Manchester 1st)

Kyle Bentwood (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)

Samuel Fulda (Broughton JWAM)

Marc Parry (South Manchester 1st)

Jake Bentwood (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)

Adam Green (Manchester Maccabi 1st)

Frenchie Freedman (Crumpsall)

Jonny Quinn (Manchester Maccabi 1st) STAR MAN

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JC MSFL Top-Scorers - October 9

By Danny Caro, October 11, 2011

Goal-poachers Saul Conway and Terry Jeffries continue to lead the way after doubles on Matchday 6 of the JC MSFL.

JC MSFL TOP-SCORERS (includes league and JC Cyril Anekstein Cup only)

11 – Saul Conway (Shirley Park), Terry Jeffries (Temple Fortune B)

9 - Jamie Kent (Brixton)

8 – Glenn Michaels (Chigwell)

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Oaks ready for Rovers return

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Zack Gothelf has vowed to put his friendship with Hyde Park Rovers boss David Domb on hold when Oakhill face their Yorkshire rivals in Manchester on Wednesday.

The Lions manager revealed he and Domb have been good friends for the past five years and are regularly in contact over their side’s MJSL progress.

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Gothelf: We can KO Morrison holders

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Zack Gothelf has set his sights on claiming the prize scalp of Peter Morrison Trophy holders Manchester Maccabi 1st after claiming: “We can do it.”

The Oakhill boss is confident his men can pull off a stunning shock and dump Maccabi 1st out in the opening round of the competition.

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JC MSFL Team of the Week - October 9

By Danny Caro, October 11, 2011

A record number of nominations left the judges with some big decisions after Matchday Six of the JC MSFL season.

Darren Rolfe (UJIA) - it was touch and go between Rolfe and Los Blancos’ Josh Cohen but the fact that the former’s heroics led to three points ultimately swayed the judges.

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Leeds 2nd crushed by nine-man Torpedo

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Leeds Sunday Alliance Division One
Torpedo Woodhall 4 Leeds Maccabi 2nd 2
Leeds Maccabi 2nd dismal start to the season continued as they suffered a fourth consecutive defeat against nine-man Torpedo Woodhall.

Simon Fisher’s men have failed to pick up a single point so far this campaign and have already conceded 22 goals while scoring three.

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Delmonte: Everyone wants to beat us

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

Stuart Delmonte has warned his Manchester Maccabi 1st to expect an almighty battle to retain the Peter Morrison Trophy after declaring: “Everyone wants to beat us.”

Maccabi defeated Faithfold A on penalties in last season’s final at Oldham Athletic’s Boundary Park to seal a glorious day for Delmonte and co-manager Tony Rosenberg.

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Domb calls for calm ahead of student derby

By James Masters, October 11, 2011

David Domb has urged his Hyde Park Rovers side to pull out all the stops in this week’s red-hot student clash with Oakhill Lions.

Leeds-based Rovers have won two of their opening three league games and have scored 14 goals in the process.

Rovers smashed six past Leeds Maccabi 3rd without reply last weekend and Domb wants more of the same against their Manchester rivals.

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