Football

Temple Fortune crowned champions

By Danny Caro, March 28, 2011

Temple Fortune A became the first team to be crowned champions this season when they wrapped up the Division Two title with a 3-0 win over Faithfold B at the Hive.

Goals from Michael Goldberg plus two from Ben Isaacs sealed the win.

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Babai ends Neasden's Morrison domination

By Danny Caro, March 27, 2011

Faithfold manager Zuriel Solomon urged his side to prove "we can win a trophy" after reaching the Peter Morrison Trophy final with a hard earned win over North West Neasden A at the Hive in Edgware.

A later Paul Babai winner, which followed an own goal and equaliser by Neasden defender Kyle Bentwood, proved decisive as a jubilant Solomon looked ahead to May's final.

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Lions A appoint new management team

By Danny Caro, March 24, 2011

The London Maccabi Lions Football Committee have appointed Josh Newman and Malcolm Newman as joint-managers of their Sunday A team for season 2011/2012 after Eilon Kennet's decision to stand down following his distinguished service to the club.

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Dean Furman: I felt like a star

By James Masters, March 24, 2011

Dean Furman says he felt like a movie star after winning the Mitre Goal of the Season trophy at the annual Football League Awards.

The Oldham midfielder won with his sensational long-range strike against Notts County.

Furman was up against the likes of Southampton’s prolific Rickie Lambert and highly-rated Nottingham Forest midfielder Lewis McGugan.

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South seal final slot

March 24, 2011

Stuart Shapiro, manager of South Manchester Sports Club, was left a relieved man after his Under 16 side squeezed past Leeds Maccabi in the last four of the John RubensTrophy.

Despite being a year older than their opponents, South Manchester were made to sweat as Leeds dominated a hard-fought encounter.

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Wingate on a roll

March 24, 2011

Wingate and Finchley have won the Under 18 County Cup.

Keeper Charlie Gould, David Smouha, Liron Mannie and Seb Garber were in the team who beat Forest United Youth 4-3 at North Greenford United Stadium.

Garber opened the scoring following a great ball in by Smouha. The same player also squeezed home number three before United pulled it back to 3-2 at the interval.

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Delmonte: I know how Arsene Wenger feels

By James Masters, March 24, 2011

Stuart Delmonte believes he's Manchester's very own version of Arsene Wenger after suffering a nightmare week.

The Manchester Maccabi 1st boss has seen his team crash out of two cup competitions in the last week after suffering the 'worst injury crisis' of his career.

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Rover and out

By James Masters, March 24, 2011

David Domb believes his Hyde Park Rovers side have been made to pay the ultimate price for their indiscipline after seeing their title dreams go up in smoke.

Darren Wyndham's own-goal gifted Manchester Maccabi 3rd a priceless victory over the Leeds students as Rovers crashed to defeat in their final league game of the season.

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Purim not fair game, says Joel

By Danny Caro, March 24, 2011

Joel Minsky, manager of Los Blancos, believes that the decision to make his team play on Purim was unfair.

The Division Four promotion hopefuls claim to have issued a request to have the weekend off six weeks ago as they had 10 players unavailable. But they were given a match against North West Neasden C - and they lost 5-0.

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Avram Grant denies FA conduct charge

By Danny Caro, March 23, 2011

West Ham manager Avram Grant has denied an FA charge of improper conduct over his comments following the FA Cup defeat at Stoke City last month.

He must now attend a personal hearing to be scheduled no later than 7 April.

If found guilty, the Israeli could face a touchline ban.

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