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MSFL Team of the Week: the contenders - Jan 6

By Danny Caro, January 6, 2013

Here are the team of the week contenders from Matchday 17 of the JC MSFL season.

GK - Jordan Davidson (Glenthorne A), Ben Law (Faithfold A), Andy Landesberg (Lions A), Elliot Gold (Woodford Wanderers)

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JC MSFL Matchday 17 review

By Danny Caro, January 6, 2013

Defending champions Hendon put in a five-star display to beat Redbridge Jewish Care in the match of the day as players from the JC MSFL returned to action following the winter break. There was also a good win for SPEC FC at Glenthorne, while Hendon C put in a determined effort to frustrate Oakwood B in Division Three. Danny Caro reflects on Matchday 17 of the season.

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Ben Haim joins QPR for rest of the season

By Danny Caro, January 4, 2013

Tal Ben Haim has joined Queens Park Rangers until the end of the season.

The Israeli defender has been training with the club since early December and impressed manager Harry Redknapp.

"Tal's a great professional with vast experience and I'm confident he'll be a really useful addition to the squad," said Redknapp.

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JC MSFL rumour mill: January 4

By Danny Caro, January 4, 2013

Friday's breaking transfer window gossip.

Faithfold are set to offer stalwarts Alex Levack and Daryl Phillips new long-term dealss. A Faithfold insider said: “We are not interested in one-year arrangements for players aged 30 and over like some other London clubs. Both Alex and Daryl are legends in their own right and we’re delighted to have them at this club.”

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The story of the Tony Cohen Cup

January 4, 2013

May 5, 2013 will be the 45th anniversary of the first Tony Cohen Memorial Trophy final - the conclusion of MJSL’s second oldest tournament is a highlight of the football calendar.

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Celtic in for Gershon

By Simon Griver, January 4, 2013

Celtic are set to make an £800,000 offer for Standard Liege defender Rami Gershon.

The SPL leaders see the Israeli centre-back as an ideal replacement for Efi Ambrose, signed from Ashdod last summer, who looks set to join Nigeria at the African Cup of Nations.

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Furman ready for Africa Cup of Nations

By James Masters, January 4, 2013

Dean Furman went wild in the aisles after securing his place in South Africa’s squad for the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Oldham Athletic captain was out doing the grocery shopping when he was inundated with messages and tweets congratulating him on being selected for the tournament in the land of his birth.

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2013 is all about the Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, January 3, 2013

It's virtually impossible to follow a year like 2012 on the sporting front, but quite clearly, the main focus in Jewish terms will be the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

A number of my ones to watch in 2013 will be lining up for what is expected to be a star-studded event, kicking-off at Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium in July.

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Nothing is won yet, says Gold

By Danny Caro, January 3, 2013

Tony Gold says London Lions can take nothing for granted when they return to action at Southall next week.

The South Midlands League Division One leaders were left frustrated by two postponements which has resulted in no matches for three weeks.

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Ben Haim set to join QPR

January 3, 2013

Tal Ben Haim is on the verge of joining QPR on loan for the rest of the season, manager Harry Redknapp has confirmed.

The Israeli defender, 30, has been a free agent since leaving Portsmouth in August and Redknapp is keen to add the experienced Ben Haim to his squad who last night boosted their hopes of avoiding relegation with a 1-0 victory over Chelsea.

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