Football

Natcho wonder strike defeats Spurs

By Danny Caro, November 4, 2011

A stunning strike from Israeli starlet Bebras Natcho steered Rubin Kazan to a famous victory over Spurs to leapfrog the Lilywhites in Group A of the Europa League.

Kazan had been kept out by Spurs keeper Carlo Cudicini but he could not stop Natcho's curling free-kick, conceded after Sebastien Bassong was caught in possession 10 minutes into the second half.

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Maccabi second best against Stoke

By Danny Caro, November 4, 2011

Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Europa League’s hopes are all but over after they went down to a 2-1 defeat against Stoke City.

Second-half strikes from Dean Whitehead and substitute Peter Crouch put Stoke in cruise control before Maccabi Roberto Colautti pulled one back with the last kick of the game.

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Woodford cry foul after MSFL suspension

By Danny Caro, November 3, 2011

Alex Aviram, the manager of Woodford Wanderers, has promised not to pull his club out of the Maccabi League this season following a row with league officials over a fine for a missing corner flag.

The team were suspended prior to last weekend’s Division One match against Temple Fortune A as a result of outstanding fines. The game was consequently awarded to Fortune.

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Fernandez: I want to stay

By Simon Griver, November 3, 2011

Luis Fernandez has said that he wants a two-year contract extension to lead Israel into the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.

Having failed to steer Israel to a top two finish in the European Championship qualifying campaign, it was expected that Fernandez's contract as manager would not be renewed.

He told Israel FA chairman Avi Luzon that Israel was in a period of transition and wanted to carry o

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Masters finish Israel tour on a high

November 3, 2011

The Maccabi Masters ended their seventh tour of Israel with a 1-1 draw against an Anglo-Israel XI.

Defeats in their first two games saw them go to Jerusalem with a point to prove.

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Neasden edge past brave Bilbaum

By Danny Caro, November 3, 2011

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND TWO
ATHLETIC BILBAUM 0 NORTH WEST NEASDEN A 2

There was a truly heroic performance from fourth division Athletic Bilbaum who restricted cup hopefuls Neasden A to just the two goals.

It needed a wonder goal from David Fox and a cheeky back-heel from Danny Daggers to help the Premier Division giants edge into the next round.

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Lipman wins top award for October

By Danny Caro, November 3, 2011

Hendon United Sports Club A have made a clean sweep of my awards for October following a memorable month which has seen them climb to the top of the JC MSFL Premier Division.

Josh Lipman is my player of the month for October.

In a month where the Hammers have only conceded two goals, the Hammers defender has been absolutely outstanding, hardly putting a foot wrong.

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Bor hails Fulda factor

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

David Bor believes the appointment of new boss Sydney Fulda has given Broughton’s players a new lease of life.

Fulda, who replaced Josh Bor at the helm last week, took charge of Broughton for the first time during Sunday’s agonising 2-1 defeat by South Manchester 2nd.

Two goals in the last 15 minutes gave South the points and condemned Broughton to an eight consecutive league defeat.

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Gothelf wary of Leeds

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

Zack Gothelf has warned his Oakhill side not to underestimate the challenge of winless Leeds Maccabi 3rd this weekend.

Oakhill are unbeaten in their past six outings and are just a point off second with a game in hand.

Leeds have lost six out of seven so far this term but Gothelf is expecting a tough test against Alex Ullmann’s side.

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Abrams ready for Rovers return

By James Masters, November 2, 2011

Hyde Park Rovers boss David Domb has warned Haroldeans star Bobby Abrams to expect a red-hot reception from his former team-mates in Sunday’s showdown.

League leaders Haroldeans have won all eight league games this season with Abrams topping the MJSL goalscoring charts with ten to his name.

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