Danny Caro

Israel gets 10 out of 10 for trying

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2014

Although some will no doubt see Israel’s latest performance on the European stage as a failure, I believe qualification in itself was a major achievement.

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Israeli teams eliminated from Europa League

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2014

Hapoel Tel Aviv and Hapoel Be'er Sheva were eliminated from the Europa League at the second qualifying round stage.

Tel Aviv were unable to recover from a 3-0 first leg defeat against Astana, with a second-half penalty from Sasha earning them a 1-0 victory on the night in the second leg played in Larnaca, due to the security situation in Israel.

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Mixed fortunes for Dunford in Glasgow

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2014

Jason Dunford finished fifth in the semi-finals of the 50m Butterfly at the Commonwealth Games.

The Kenyan swimmer touched home in 24.03 in a close race, less than a second behind race winner Benjamin Proud.

Earlier in the day, the 2012 Olympian was runner-up in his heat behind England's Benjamin Proud with a time of 23.76.

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Meyer claims bronze at Commonwealth Games

By Danny Caro, July 24, 2014

Amy Meyer won bronze on Day One at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Having passed a late weigh-in to confirm her participation in the under-48 division on Wednesday, the Australian judoka claimed third place alongside compatriot Chloe Rayner.

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Pre-season friendlies & signings

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2014

Keep up to date with the latest pre-season friendly results and new signings first and fastest here.

JEWDINESE 3 SPEC FC 2 (July 22)
Strikes from Luke Lewis, Jess Alexander and Josh Buchhardt earned Division Two new boys Jewdinese victory in a five-goal thriller against first division SPEC FC.

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MGBSFL Season 2014/15 format

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2014

Five new teams have entered the MGBSFL for seasons 2014/15 which begins on September 7.

PREMIER DIVISION
1. Faithfold A
2. FC Team A
3. Harmen (P)
4. Hendon United Sports Club A
5. Maccabi London Lions Blue
6. Norstar London Raiders A
7. North West Neasden (P)
8. Oakwood A
9. Redbridge Jewish Care A
10. Woodford Wanderers (P)

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DIVISION ONE

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Cyril Anekstein Cup 2014/15 first round draw

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2014

Cup holders Hendon United Sports Club A have received a bye in the first round draw, while the tie of the round sees 2014 runners-up Norstar London Raiders A take on former winners Redbridge Jewish Care A.

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND ONE DRAW

Oakwood A vs KS United

Norstar London Raiders A vs Redbridge Jewish Care A

Faithfold B vs London Rovers

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Cricket scoreboard: July 20

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2014

Here are the results from the latest round of fixtures.

GREATER MANCHESTER AMATEUR LEAGUE DIVISION THREE
South Manchester 301-7 Akiva Lieberman 170 not out
Wilmslow 69 Steven Allweis 3-26, Josh Oehley 3-9
South won by 232 runs

SEE MATCH REPORT

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Lieberman leads the way

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2014

Master blaster Akiva Lieberman produced an astonishing display of hitting to destroy the Wilmslow attack almost single-handedly in the Greater Manchester Cricket League.

Put into bat, South struggled early on and at 58-4 they were teetering a little. However a couple of hours later, Lieberman had smashed 21 fours and seven sixes in an unbeaten 170 to take the South total to an enormous 301-7.

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It's all change at FC Team

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2014

FC Team have announced a major restructuring, with Michael Myers and Ben Gilbey taking over as A-team managers from Mitch Young.

Young has led the club’s first string for the past 11 years, but he has decided to take charge of the B team for season 2014/15, with David Gordon leading the challenge of FC Team C.

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Ben Haim's had more clubs than Jack Nicklaus, but so what?

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2014

I almost fell off my chair when I heard that Tal Ben Haim was returning to England in a playing capacity. No joke.

I thought he was past it, yesterday’s fish and chip paper, but then I checked his age. 32 – the perfect age for a defender. Just what Bob Pieters was looking for.

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JC summer rumour mill

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2014

There's talk of record-breaking deals taking place in the MGBSFL over the summer.

Boca Jewniors’s midfielder Dovi Fehler is on Hendon United’s radar after a series of rave reviews last season.

Team Maccabi GB star Daran Bern has admitted "I've had better days" after learning he will be sidelined for several weeks with a dislocated shoulder.

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Israeli teams disappoint in Europa League

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2014

Hapoel Tel Aviv’s Europa League hopes are hanging by a thread after they were stunned 3-0 by FC Astana of Kazakhstan on Thursday.

Hapoel made the worst possible start as Orel Dgani saw red after just 16 minutes. Things went from bad to worse as Roger Canas fired the hosts ahead from the penalty spot moments later.

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Danny Caro's Division Three review

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2014

The Division Three title race went down to the final game of the season, when Loughton Orient's memorable win over L'Equipe ensured the championship went to L'Orange.

1. NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS C
League record: Pl. 20, W. 13, D. 3, L. 4, F. 55, A. 21, Pts. 42
Players of the season: Jake Yudelowitz, Grant Waissel, Alex Goodman, Liam Stein, Dan Polak

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Jason's chasing Commonwealth gold

By Danny Caro, July 17, 2014

Jason Dunford does not feel under pressure to repeat his heroics of Delhi 2010 as he bids to defend his Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Having won Kenya's first Commonwealth gold four years ago, he is setting his sights on more silverware in Glasgow next week.

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Danny Caro's Division Two review

By Danny Caro, July 16, 2014

The race for the Division Two title went right to the wire, but in the end the team who were the model of consistency from September to May came out smelling of roses.

1. NORSTAR LONDON RAIDERS B
League record: Pl. 18, W. 15, D. 3, L. 0, F. 68, A. 21, Pts. 48
Players of the season: David Esterkin, Nicky Woolf
Best buy: Andrew McMaster

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South Manchester Sports Club celebration

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2014

Players past and present attended the Urbis National Football Museum to join celebrations for South Manchester Sports Club's 65th anniversary

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JCC Maccabi Games Kit Launch

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2014

Young athletes from Team Maccabi GB collected their kits in the official unveiling and presentation ahead of the JCC Maccabi Games at Chery Hill this summer.

Maccabi GB is taking a delegation of 85 representatives to America. They be overseen by Brian and Helena Green as Heads of Delegation.

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The hard work starts now, Noah

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2014

Ivan Lendl, Pat Cash, Stefan Edberg, Bjorn Borg, Roger Federer. I’m sure you’ll agree, that’s quite an illustrious list that Noah Rubin has joined. An A-list cast.

Indeed young Noah punched well above his weight at SW19, overcoming all the odds to win the big prize in the Junior competition. He was just ace.

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Ben Haim joins Charlton

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2014

Tal Ben Haim has returned to England after joining Charlton Athletic.

The experienced Israeli international defender agreed a one-year deal with the Championship side, managed by Bob Pieters.

Ben Haim, 32, has also played for Bolton, Chelsea, Portsmouth, Manchester City, Sunderland, West Ham and QPR.

Charlton start their league campaign at Brentford on August 9.

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