Football

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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JC MSFL Matchday 17 preview

By Danny Caro, January 3, 2013

The JC MSFL season resumes on Sunday with action in the League Cup, Peter Morrison Trophy and league where the big match sees defending champions Hendon tackle 2011 winners Redbridge. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action.

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Hakim can make Lions even better, says Gold

By Danny Caro, January 2, 2013

London Lions boss Tony Gold believes the signing of Paul Hakim will strike fear into their South Midlands League rivals.

The Lions sit top of the Division One table with 16 wins from 18 matches and Gold is confident the quality of the Team GB marksman will boost their chances of silverware.

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Ashdod knock England FC off top spot

January 2, 2013

The Hamilton FX Olim Football League entered the 2nd half of the season with an exciting round of matches played.

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The good, the bad and the ugly

By David Wolff, January 2, 2013

We are now halfway through the season and things are starting to ‘hot-up’ with the potential winners and runners-up emerging, as well as some relegation candidates.

Double-headers possible

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D-day looms for injured Benayoun

By Simon Griver, December 21, 2012

Yossi Benayoun has returned to Chelsea after his loan spell at West Ham ended prematurely due to injury.

Benayoun’s agent Ronen Katsav says that the midfielder will use the period of rest to consider his next move.

“The first priority is to get Yossi fit and we hope by the end of the month he’ll be healthy and we can weigh up his options for the January window,” Katsav said.

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Euro U21 Championships schedule confirmed

By Simon Griver, December 21, 2012

Uefa this week confirmed the schedule for next year’s under-21 Championships, with hosts Israel kicking off the tournament against Norway in Petah Tikva on June 5.

Israel’s second match takes place against Italy at Bloomfield three days later, when group rivals England play Norway in Netanya.

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