Football

Bloom signs Poyet as new Brighton manager

By Jessica Elgot, November 11, 2009

Brighton & Hove Albion chairman Tony Bloom has expressed delight over the appointment of Gus Poyet as the club’s new manager.

Bloom explained the decision-making behind the former Chelsea and Spurs midfielder’s appointment. He said: "When Russell Slade (the former manager) parted company with the football club just over a week ago we had a lot of applicants, a lot of very good ones, and I had a lot of work to do to make sure this football club found the right manager.

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Marcelle Lazarus stands down from Accrington Stanley

By Danny Caro, November 11, 2009

Marcelle Lazarus has explained the reason behind her resignation as joint chairperson of Accrington Stanley.

Lazarus, 47, joined the club in July and played a key role in keeping the team’s afloat as they faced a race against time to pay an outstanding tax bill.

Currently recovering from swine flu, Lazarus, a mother of six from Whitefield, said: “It wasn’t what I thought it was going to be and enough is enough. I decided to walk away.

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Manchester Maccabi beaten again

November 9, 2009

Manchester Maccabi 1st suffered their second consecutive defeat, going down 3-2 against Charlestown.

In the only game in all five divisions of the Eccles League to survive the heavy rain the North West had experienced in the previous week, Maccabi , for the second week in a row finished losers after playing the better football and creating more chances than their opponents.

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Maccabi Masters football review

By Jeremy Silverstone, November 9, 2009

Faithfold won the basement battle in Division One of the Maccabi Masters League, thumping fellow strugglers South Mancunians 8-3. Danny Goldman (4), Joel Nathan (2), Russell Rich and Jason Levy were the marksmen for Faithfold. Mark Klinger, who recently joined Manx from Faithfold, bagged a brace with Darren Coon grabbing the other.

Norstar maintained their unbeaten run in Division Two. They lead EDRS Stonegrove at the top after thumping Ashlodge 4-0 with goals from Steve Feiger (2), Paul Marco and Simon Lawrence.

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Razor Resnick lifts the Hawks

By Danny Caro, November 9, 2009

A hat-trick from Joshua Resnick enabled Hendon Hawks B to climb off the foot of the Under 10 table with a 4-3 victory over Alyth Belsize in Edgware in the Maccabi GB Primary Football League.

The Hawks dominated throughout with an early strike as Resnick beat the Alyth goalkeeper with a shot that nestled in the bottom left hand corner.

Showing great intent, it was not long before the lead was extended courtesy of Jonathan Korn, who was on hand to tap home at the near post.

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Lions held by their killer Bs

By James Martin, November 5, 2009

London Maccabi Lions A 2-2 London Maccabi Lions B

Eilon Kennet, the manager of London Maccabi Lions A, was left to rue missed chances and the brilliance of young B team keeper Ben Adaki as his team’s title hopes suffered a blow in the inter-club derby in the JC MSFL Premier Division.

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Once bitten, twice shy as Lerner teaches Neasden a lesson

By Danny Caro, November 5, 2009

Rob Lerner came back to haunt his old club as he booked Brady Maccabi a place in the second round of the JC League Cup with a 2-1 victory over North West Neasden B.

Eli Houri (4), Jeremy Elster (3) and player-manager Phil Peters (2) steered UJS Norstar A to a 9-0 drubbing of HMH.

A hat-trick from Paul Lenchner lifted Faithfold A to second in the JC MSFL Premier Division following a 4-0 victory over Hendon United B. Substitute Daniel Stock was also on target.

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South Manchester Maccabi miss top spot

November 5, 2009

South Manchester Maccabi 2nd missed the chance to go clear at the top of the MJSL when they were thumped 4-1 by Republic of Mancunia.

A hat-trick from Rob Jacobs plus an own goal contributed to their downfall. Bobbie Cousins bagged a consolation.

Shiran Kraemer and David Joseph were on target as third-placed Broughton Park drew 2-2 with Manchester Maccabi 3rd.

Leeds J-New Uni hit 25 goals without reply in two games spread over five days. First, they hammered Oakhill Lions 12-0 with goals from Oli Grant (5), David Cohen (4), Sasha Nusenbaum (2) and Dan Pletan.

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Glenthorne kick on at the top

November 5, 2009

Goals from Greg Morris and Jason Levy helped Glenthorne United A maintain their grip at the top of the Maccabi Masters Football League with a 2-0 win over London Maccabi Lions A.

North London Raiders head the chasing pack after they dispatched South Mancunians 4-1 thanks to goals from Dean Schulberg (2), Kevin Lotzof and Daryl Manning. Darren Coon scored Mancs’ consolation.

Laurence Beck was the matchwinner as Brady Maccabi A consigned Faithfold to their fourth consecutive defeat.

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More Champions League heartbreak for Haifa

By Danny Caro, November 4, 2009

Maccabi Haifa suffered their fourth consecutive Champions League defeat on Tuesday night, going down 1-0 to Italian giants Juventus in Ramat Gan.

Teased and tormented by the Serie A outfit, Haifa’s European scoring drought continued as they failed to register for a fourth consecutive match.

Unlike the corresponding encounter a fortnight ago in Turin, Haifa failed to get a foothold in the game as Juve’s Brazilian playmaker Diego dictated the contest.

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