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JC MSFL Matchday 18 review

By Danny Caro, January 8, 2012

Brixton Old Boys A claimed result of the day as they sent holders Redbridge Jewish Care A tumbling out of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup. In the league, Temple Fortune A ensured that Division One leaders Redbridge B suffered a new year hangover as players from the JC MSFL returned to action after a two-week winter break. There was also a first league win of the season for L'Equipe in Division Two.

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Dozens on injury list but Lions still win

By Danny Caro, January 5, 2012

London Lions started 2012 with a bang after claiming a stunning 4-2 away win at Welwyn Garden City in the Molten Spartan South Midlands League.

Braces from defender Adam Myeroff and former Dagenham & Redbridge man Sam Sloma capped a fine display in a match where the Lions defied the odds.

They had no less than 30 players unavailable, had just one recognisable centre-half and only one substi

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Notts lads claim title

By James Masters, January 5, 2012

Nottingham JSOC sideSeely 17 claimed the Juefa Cup and a free trip to Israel after emerging triumphant from the 36-team tournament.

The Midlands team defeated Masa UK in the final with captain Jonny Shapiro scoring the only goal of the game.

In the Girls section, Sandy Tapnack's double fired Jewventus to a 2-0 final victory over Birmingham University side, Seven Girls One Cup.

Katie Meltz

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Fulham to sign Omri

By Simon Griver, January 5, 2012

Israeli teenager Omri Altman is set to sign a two year contract with Fulham.

Altman, who joined the Fulham Academy last year from Maccabi Tel Aviv, turns 18 in March and has established himself in the youth and reserve teams with impressive performances since moving to London. The midfielder is a former captain of the Israel Under 17 team and currently plays for the Israel Under 19 side.

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Title tussle

January 5, 2012

Hapoel Kiryat Shmona maintained their six point lead at the top of Ligat Ha'Al after a goalless drawwith second placed Ashdod.

After 19 games out of 35, the northerners are seeking a first ever title. Kiryat Shmona was founded in 2000 and after gaining promotion in 2007, finished third the following season.

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MJSL set for 2012

By James Masters, January 4, 2012

League leaders Haroldeans face reigning champions Manchester Maccabi 3rd in a mouthwatering clash in Liverpool as the MJSL returns to action.

The Merseysiders are six points clear at the top and have lost just once in the league this season, with that defeat coming against Steve Bentwood’s Maccabi side.

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Seely 17 seal Juefa Cup win

By James Masters, January 4, 2012

Nottingham JSOC side Seely 17 claimed the Juefa Cup and a free trip to Israel after emerging triumphant from the 36-team tournament.

The Midlands team defeated Masa UK in the final with captain Jonny Shapiro scoring the only goal of the game.

Roie Spitzer, Marc Harris, Sam Johnstone, Daniel Perkins, Jonny Lawrence and Simon Lawrence all featured for Seely 17 along with skipper Shapiro.

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JC MSFL Matchday 18 preview

By Danny Caro, January 4, 2012

With end-of-year celebrations behind us, the JC MSFL fraternity are gearing up for their first piece of action of 2012. No doubt, there will be some strikers who found some new shooting boots in their Chanucah stockings, while some keepers were hoping for some extra-stick gloves.

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Depleted Lions start 2012 in style

January 3, 2012

Molten Spartan South Midlands League Division One

Welwyn Garden City 2 London Lions 4

London Lions produced a tremendous performance starting 2012 with a fantastic 4-2 win away at Welwyn Garden City.

Braces from defender Adam Myeroff and Sam Sloma capped a fine display in a match where the Lions defied the odds.

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Danny Caro's 2011 Jewish sports oscars

By Danny Caro, December 30, 2011

It's been another busy year for professional and amateur Jewish sportsmen and women across the globe.

For many, the European Maccabi Games in Vienna was the highlight, while there were also some great performances in the world of Sunday morning football.

We've also seen some exceptional performances on the world stage, with a fair bit of silverware along the way.

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