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Danny Caro's Team of the Week - March 20

By Danny Caro, March 22, 2011

There were several exceptional performances at the weekend but this lucky XI is hard to beat.

Michael Mirrelman (Inter Borehamwood) – straight in at No. 1 is the Borehamwood blocker who was rock solid to ensure his team kept climbing towards the summit

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Four-midable Redbridge crush Neasden

By Danny Caro, March 21, 2011

Two goals from Dean Nyman plus one apiece from Daran Bern and Mitch Lassman took Redbridge Jewish Care A six points clear at the top with a four-goal demolition of last season's champions at Fairlop.

Victory saw RJC complete a league double over Neasden to close in on the title and open a significant lead over second-placed Hendon who have a game in hand.

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Goal-happy Thornes march on

By Danny Caro, March 21, 2011

Pinner felt the full force of a Glenthorne backlash in the top against bottom clash at The Old Chigwellians with star striker FABIO REVIECCIO leading an incredible 15-0 demolition.

Having been beaten by second-placed Blizzard Storm last weekend, Revieccio fired home five of the best with teammate JAMES LAW adding a hat-trick.

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Resurgent Brady back from the dead

By Danny Caro, March 21, 2011

Brady rediscovered their winning formula as they came from 2-0 down with strikes from Steven Field, Lee Platt and Josh Hershman against Harmen.

Missing a few senior players including striker Mark Smith and defensive lynchpin Jason Sears, Brady were forced to have newly-engaged Nick Stern as their captain at the back, and started in the exact way manager Josh Rosenfeld did not want to see.

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Fortune made to wait by inspired Wanderers

By Danny Caro, March 21, 2011

A goal in each half from Jerome Marks and Darryl Green saw Woodford keep Temple Fortune's title celebrations on ice as they claimed an impressive win at Redbridge Sports Centre.

Fortune needed a victory to win the club's first championship since 1986. The fixture against Woodford was hard-fought and closely contested and the first half presented few chances.

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Furman wins Goal of the Year

By Danny Caro, March 21, 2011

Dean Furman won Goal of the Year at the Football League Awards.

The Oldham midfielder received the prize for his long-range effort against Notts County following a neat, passing move.

Furman said: “If I’m honest I think there were better goals nominated but I think I won it because it was a great team move.

“It shows there is a lot of quality in the lower divisions.”

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Maccabi League well beaten

By Danny Caro, March 18, 2011

The Maccabi League Rep Team crashed out of the London Inter-League Cup last night after suffering a comprehensive defeat against the Cypriot League at Haringey Borough FC.

Having been thumped 5-0 by the Turkish Football Federation last time out, Maccabi knew that only a win would keep alive hopes of reaching the final.

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Nothing less than a win will do, says Hyde Park manager

By David Gold, March 17, 2011

Philip Braham, manager of Hyde Park Rovers, has described Sunday's meeting with Manchester Maccabi 3rd as a must-win. The student team from Leeds go into their final league game of the season knowing that anything less than three points would end their title dream.

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I can fire us into playoffs, says Furman

By James Masters, March 17, 2011

Dean Furman has set his sights on finishing the season with a flourish after enduring a frustrating spell on the sidelines.

The Oldham star returned to action during last weekend's defeat by Leyton Orient following a three-week absence with suspension and illness.

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Grant charged with improper conduct

March 17, 2011

Avram Grant, the West Ham manager, has been charged with improper conduct by the FA following comments made after the FA Cup defeat at Stoke.

An angry Grant suggested that referee Mike Jones favoured Stoke because he felt "guilty" for missing Frederic Piquionne's apparent handball in claiming an equaliser for West Ham.

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