Assulin: I'm going nowhere

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Manchester City midfielder Guy Assulin has denied rumours he will be loaned to a Championship team for season 2011/12.

The 20-year-old Israeli, who joined City from Barcelona last November, played 69 minutes for the club's reserves last Saturday in a 2-1 win over Altrincham Town.


Success could come at a price

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Team GB's performance at the European Maccabi Games has been described as a huge success, and rightly so.

The bar was clearly raised in several sports with the Open and Junior footballers proving a cut above the rest. It was also the Games where our futsal players put themselves on the map.


Junior success bodes well for 2013

July 21, 2011

GB'S juniors accounted for almost half of the gold medals at the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

While Zak Zilesnick stole the show in table tennis, David Garcia was the star turn in badminton.


Maccabiah Games will be tougher, says Kyte

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

David Kyte believes Team GB can build on their success from the European Maccabi Games at the 2013 Maccabiah Games.

Kyte, the head of the GB delegation in Vienna, led a 240-man team that brought home 78 medals including 32 gold.


MSFL still thriving, says Wolff

July 21, 2011

David Wolff, chairman of the Maccabi (Southern) Football League, has confirmed that six new teams will be joining the league for the 2011/12 season.

Athletic Finchley, Brady Maccabi B, Brixton Old Boys B, Boca Jewniors, FC Team C and SPEC will join Division Four, taking the league up to 51 teams.

Pinner JFC, Real Life and Zig Zag have withdrawn.


Haifa progress in Champions League

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Maccabi Haifa cruised into the third qualifying round of the Champions League with a 7-4 aggregate win over Borac on Wednesday night.

Leading 5-1 from the first leg in Israel last week, the Israelis fell behind after nine minutes when Branislav Krunić struck for the Bosnians at the Gradski Stadium.


US businessman buys Beitar Jerusalem

By Jessica Elgot and Simon Griver, July 15, 2011

Israel’s most controversial football club has been sold to two American businessmen, one of whom is well known for his left-wing activism.

Dan Adler and Adam Levin bought Beitar Jerusalem from Arkady Gaydamak in London yesterday. The California businessmen were in the UK to buy several British high-tech companies.


Medals galore for Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Team GB produced an astonishing record-breaking performance at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna .

The 220-strong delegation won a mammoth 71 medals of which 31 were gold, 23 silver and 17 bronze.

The three-man swimming team of Trevor Pears, Hollie Singer and Naomi Ayrton claimed 19 medals between them.

Wonder kid Zak Zilesnick swept the board in Table Tennis, winning the singles,


Roll of honour

July 14, 2011


Badminton: Junior Boys - D Garcia

Football: Open and Junior Team

Golf: Gross Individual – N Harris

Masters scratch: M Lerner

Open Net Individual: Z Talbot

Team Gross – Open

Ladies Open Scratch: LTarn

Ladies Handicap – T Capal

Open - Female team

Table tennis: Junior team

Boys doubles

Boys singles - Z Zilesnick


Brad's silver lining

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Brad Solomon was bursting with pride after GB's Women's team claimed their first-ever football medal.

A 3-1 victory over Germany saw them take silver and finish as the top European side in a three-team event.

The event started badly for GB who were crushed 7-0 by runaway winners USA in their opening match.