Football

Supersub Ben Haim puts Israel back in contention

By Danny Caro, March 30, 2011

A second-half strike from supersub Tal Ben Haim lifted Israel to joint-second in Euro 2012 qualifying Group F as they overcame Georgia at the Bloomfield Stadium.

Having beaten Latvia 2-1 on Saturday, Luis Fernandez's men ran out deserved winners in a match that featured the comeback of captain Yossi Benayoun following a lengthy injury lay-off.

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week - March 27

By Danny Caro, March 29, 2011

This week's top JC Team was arguably the toughest to pick this season, with some big performances in some important matches.

David Grossman (FC Team A) - "outstanding and commanding" display in the goalless draw against promotion rivals Brady. Brilliant performances from Ollie Segal, Jake Weiner and Jason Wood ensured that there was no way past him

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Rovers clinch the double

By Danny Caro, March 28, 2011

Hendon Hawks Rovers secured the double after beating Alyth Belsize 3-1 in a competitive cup final.

Having already won the 7-a-side league Hendon Hawks maintained their winning formula.

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Myers keeps Raiders waiting

By Danny Caro, March 28, 2011

A solitary strike from Ben Myers boosted Oakwood's promotion hopes and left Raiders' title celebrations on hold as they were beaten for the second consecutive week.

Oakwood were on top in first half but could not break down an organised Raiders defence.

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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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