Danny Caro

Maccabi Tel Aviv to play Chelsea in Champions League group stages

By Danny Caro, August 27, 2015

Maccabi Tel Aviv will begin their Champions League group phase at the home of Premier League champions Chelsea.

Having beaten Swiss champions Basel on away goals, Slavisa Jokanovic's troops were drawn in Group G, with Porto and Dynamo Kiev completing the line-up.

Commenting on the draw, Jokanovic tweeted: "Tough group. We will respect our opponents and give our all on the pitch."

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Meet the teams: Camden Park

By Danny Caro, August 27, 2015

The gloves are off for Camden Park after Will Castle swapped the no. 1 jersey for pole position in the dug-out for newly-promoted Camden Park.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED: Premier Division, Peter Morrison and Cyril Anekstein Cup

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Meet the teams: Catford & Bromley Maccabi

By Danny Caro, August 27, 2015

It's been all change at Catford & Bromley Maccabi over the summer. Now Jeff Gotch is hoping to push the club back in an upward direction.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED: Division Two, Peter Morrison Trophy and Cyril Anekstein Cup

HOPES FOR THE SEASON: We are aiming for a top two finish to secure promotion and are looking to put Catford back to where they should be.

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Meet the teams: London Rovers

By Danny Caro, August 27, 2015

Jeremy Brown is confident London Rovers are equipped to deal with the challengers that double promotion has thrown up.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED: This season we will only take part in the CA cup as well as the league competition.

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Meet the teams: Redbridge Jewish Care A

By Danny Caro, August 27, 2015

After a boardroom reshuffle over the summer, Jon Jacobs will lead Redbridge Jewish Care A in season 2015/16.

HOPES FOR SEASON: Combining the B’s of last season with the experience of some of the A-team squad of last season will add pace and some young legs . I think this season is all about consolidation but I will assess after the first month of fixtures. I would love a cup run.

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Zahavi sends Maccabi into Champions League group phase

By Danny Caro, August 25, 2015

Slavisa Jokanovic says Maccabi Tel Aviv have fulfilled a big dream after progressing to the group stage of the Champions League following a nail-biting second leg against Swiss champions Basle.

Having scored two important away goals in Switzerland in last week's playoff round first leg, there was a vibrant atmosphere around the Bloomfield Stadium ahead of kick-off on Tuesday night.

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London Lions aim to be a top six smash

By Danny Caro, August 14, 2015

Andy Landesberg sent out a warning to London Lions' Herts Senior County League rivals ahead of tomorrow's opener against Ware Sports, with a top six finish his target.

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Garbacz gears up for battle

By Danny Caro, August 14, 2015

David Garbacz ispredicting a "very competitive"

Premier Division title race after the week one fixtures were announced.

His Peter Morrison Trophy winners Hendon United Sports A will entertain former champions Faithfold, who have added a C-team this season and also a number of players from AC Mill Hill.

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JCC Games latest news

By Danny Caro, August 11, 2015

Team Maccabi GB have made a flying start to the JCC Games in Fort Lauderdale.

Joe Kaye and Nathan Sonn secured bronze in the U14 Team event in Table Tennis.

Dylan Goldstein and Oliver Adler WIN Bronze in 15-16 Table Tennis Team Competition.

Rachel Ayrton won double bronze in the U16 Swimming competition, with Jacob Steinberg finishing third in the 200m relay.

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Hendon ready to sparkle on opening day of MGBSFL

By Danny Caro, August 10, 2015

Peter Morrison Trophy winners Hendon United Sports A are in action on the opening weekend of the MGBSFL season when they take on former champions Faithfold A.

David Garbacz’s men lost out to Norstar London Raiders A in the Premier Division and Cyril Anekstein Cup and they will be looking to put down a marker before L’Orange get their campaign under way.

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Maccabi Tel Aviv face Basel in Champions League playoff

By Danny Caro, August 7, 2015

Swiss champions Basle stand between Maccabi Tel Aviv and a place in the group stages of the Champions League.

Maccabi will travel to Switzerland for the away leg on August 18/19, with the return in Israel a week later.

They were indebted to Israel striker Eran Zahavi earlier in the week following his double that helped them overturn a first leg deficit against Viktoria Plzen.

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Ellie's our national treasure

By Danny Caro, August 7, 2015

Team Maccabi GB’s swimming squad reached new heights in Berlin, with an outstanding 39-medal haul.

Led diligently by Samantha Russo, they won a procession of silverware, with each squad member securing a podium finish.

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Magnificent triumph of team effort

By Danny Caro, August 7, 2015

It’s been a monumental 10 days, ground-breaking in fact. And how they pulled it off I just don’t know. With 2,500 athletes in one hotel, the after party turned into one of the biggest Jew-dos of all time.

I almost had the shirt pulled off my back at the closing ceremony of the European Maccabi Games in Berlin. They just didn’t want to go home.

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Hapoel Kiryat Shmona tumble out of Europa League

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2015

Hapoel Kiryat Shmona tumbled out of the Europa League on Thursday night - meaning there will be no Israeli team in he next stage.

The Israeli Cup winners failed to overturn a 2-1 first leg deficit as they were well beaten by Liberec on their home patch.

Hapoel were up against it from the 37th minute, once David Pavelka had give Lierec a crucial away goal.

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Zahavi keeps Maccabi Tel Aviv in Champions League contention

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2015

A late double from Eran Zahavi guided Maccabi Tel Aviv into the Champions League playoff round following a 3-2 aggregate win over Viktoria Plzen.

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Collins praises Team Maccabi GB's golden generation

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2015

Daniel Collins saluted Team Maccabi GB’s golden wonders as the delegation returned from Berlin with a record 101-medal haul – their largest ever at the European Maccabi Games.

Prior to the 14th European Maccabi Games, Head of Delegation Collins told the JC that he had no specific medal

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A magnificent triumph of team effort at the the European Maccabi Games

By Alex Kaye and Danny Caro, August 6, 2015

It's been a monumental 10 days, ground-breaking in fact. And how they pulled it off I just don't know. With 2,500 athletes in one hotel, the after party turned into one of the biggest Jew-dos of all time.

I almost had the shirt pulled off my back at the closing ceremony of the European Maccabi Games in Berlin. They just didn't want to go home.

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We did the job we came to do, says Landesberg

By Danny Caro, August 5, 2015

EUROPEAN MACCABI GAMES - OPEN FUTSAL FINAL
GB 4 AUSTRALIA 2

A teary-eyed Andy Landesberg could not contain his delight after GB overcame pre-competition favourites Australia to take gold in the Open Futsal competition.

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Penalty shoot-out defeat will haunt GB, says Zamet

By Danny Caro, August 5, 2015

EUROPEAN MACCABI GAMES U18 FOOTBALL FINAL
GB 2 GERMANY 2 (AET – GERMANY WON 4-2 ON PENALTIES)

Simon Zamet admits a penalty shoot-out defeat against hosts Germany left him and his squad feeling devastated.

GB were the better team for long periods but after taking the lead twice, they were unable to keep Germany out before bowing out in the cruellest of fashions.

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European Maccabi Games - Tuesday update from Berlin

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2015

Team Maccabi GB finished the 14th European Maccabi Games with a record tally of 101 medals on the final day of sports competition in Berlin.

SEE GB MEDALS TABLE

U18 FOOTBALL - FINAL - GERMANY 2 GB 2 (AET Germany win 4-1 on penalties) (GB SILVER)

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