Football

Grant claims first win at Partizan

By Danny Caro, March 20, 2012

Avram Grant breathed a sigh of relief after leading Partizan Belgrade to their first win since taking charge.

The former Chelsea boss was recently pelted with cigarette lighters after failing to win his first two matches in charge of the Serbian league leaders.

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Assulin to stay with Brighton until May

By Danny Caro, March 20, 2012

Israel midfielder Gai Assulin will stay with Brighton & Hove Albion until the end of the season.

The Manchester City player, 20, initially joined the Seagulls for one month, but after making four appearances for the Championship team, manager Gus Poyet is keen to keep him in the push for the playoffs.

Poyet said: "He's been out for a while and needs to play to get back to his best.

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JC MSFL Goal of the Week: March 18

By Danny Caro, March 20, 2012

WINNER: - Ollie Craig (LM Lions A) - a goal of real quality. Captain Yoav Lebens fed the ball into the path of top-scorer Craig, who subsequently swiveled onto his right foot to crash the ball into the top right corner, leaving the goalkeeper firmly rooted to the spot

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Northern team of the week: March 18

By James Masters, March 19, 2012

Here is the Northern Team of the Week for March 18.

1. Dan Garman (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
2. Charlie Simmons (Leeds Maccabi 3rd)
3. Ben Brownson (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
4. Simon Gould (Haroldeans)
5. Adam Tauber (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
6. Oshri Amar (Leeds Maccabi 1st)
7. Michael Green (Manchester Maccabi 1st)
8. Bobby Fishel (Haroldeans)
9. Jake Berger (Manchester Maccabi 3rd)

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JC MSFL Top-scorers: March 16

By James Masters, March 19, 2012

26 – Craig Sandford (Glenthorne United B)

25 - Saul Conway (Shirley Park)

24 - Dan Hildebrand (Brady B - includes 7 for Faithfold)

22 - Jamie Kent (Brixton Old Boys - includes goals scored for Brixton B)

21 - Doron Weinstein (Redbridge Jewish Care C - includes one for B team)

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Hammers to meet Brady in national semi-finals

By Danny Caro, March 19, 2012

PETER MORRISON TROPHY QUARTER-FINAL
Hendon United Sports Club A 8 Hyde Park Rovers 1

Hendon A boosted their treble hopes with a thumping 8-1 win over MJSL outfit Hyde Park Rovers in an afternoon kick-off at Hadley FC.

Doubles from Avidan Last, Ari Last, Yoav Kestenbaum plus one apiece from Josh Bentley and Dovid Korman set up a semi-final against Brady A.

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Oakwood reach Peter Morrison Trophy final

By Danny Caro, March 19, 2012

PETER MORRISON TROPHY SEMI-FINAL
South Manchester Sports Club 0 Oakwood 1

Oakwood boosted their double hopes by claiming a famous 1-0 win over South Manchester Sports at the Armitage.

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Cup joy for Manchester Maccabi

By James Masters, March 19, 2012

Brian Brockbank Memorial Cup Second Round
Manchester Maccabi 1st 2
Hartshead FC 1

Manchester Maccabi 1st boss Stuart Delmonte hailed his side’s ‘fantastic attitude’ after they came from behind to claim their place in the third round of the Brian Brockbank Cup.

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Lions U18s book cup final spot

March 19, 2012

WATFORD FRIENDLY UNDER 18 LEAGUE CUP SEMI-FINAL
London Maccabi Lions 3 Chorleywood 0

London Maccabi Lions booked their place in the WFL Under 18 cup final after beating Chorleywood.

The boys from Rowley Lane put in an excellent performance against opponents from the fifth division who put in a spirited and competitive performance.

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Keepers sparkle as promotion rivals draw

March 19, 2012

JC MSFL DIVISION ONE
Brixton Old Boys A 1 Norstar FC A 1

For the third time in as many league games, Norstar against Brixton ended in a 1-1 draw as both attacks were thwarted by remarkable performances from both goalkeepers.

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