Danny Caro

EMG Day 4 review

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2011

Team GB have reached the semi-finals of a Futsal competition for the first time after Jonny Cohen’s Open squad claimed a 7-4 victory over Estonia on Sunday afternoon. The Open football and Junior football remain on course for wins following important victories. It was also a good day for the golfers and ten pin bowling team.

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Ten-man GB edge past Switzerland

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2011

Strikes from TJ Keterman and Daniel Stanton helped GB edge past Switzerland 2-1 to maintain their gold medal hopes in the Open football competition on Day Three of the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

But the result did not give a true reflection of the match as Swiss keeper Mathieu Wolownick made several world-class saves to keep his team in the game.

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GB swimmers make a splash

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2011

Team GB’s three swimmers maintained excellent form in the pool on Day Three in Vienna.

Between them, Trevor Pears, together with junior swimmers Hollie Fisher and Naomi Ayrton have claimed 17 medals with the girls involved in more races today.

Ayrton said: “It was a very proud moment to receive medals for my country.

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Junior footballers reach EMG final

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2011

Joel Nathan’s Junior Football team booked their place in the gold medal match at the 13th European Maccabi Games with a 6-0 demolition of Spain on Friday.

Strikes from Zachary Collins, Michael Kenley, Connor Perlmutter, Scott Oldstein, Sami Zerovabeli and Stanley Offord saw the GB boys make it three out of three to set up a meeting with Austria or Germany in the final on Tuesday.

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EMG Day Three review on Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2011

GB were in the medals again on Day Three at the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

GB MEDAL TABLE

OPEN FOOTBALL - GB 2 SWITZERLAND 1
Ben Winston's men made it two out of two with TJ Keterman and Daniel Stanton on target. But, for the second game running, they finished with 10 men ...

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Futsal stars pay the price

By Danny Caro, July 8, 2011

Team GB experienced mixed emotions on the opening day of the European Maccabi Games.

The Open futsal team went down 4-3 in a thriller against the much-fancied Australians.

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EMG Day Two review on Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

There were medals galore for Team GB on Day Two in Vienna.

MEN'S SQUASH TEAM WIPES THE BOARD
Rob Rackind, manager of Team GB Open Squash, was delighted after his troops romped to victory, taking gold in the men’s open competition on Thursday.

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Golden squash stars shine for GB

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Rob Rackind, manager of Team GB Open Squash, was delighted after his troops romped to victory, taking gold in the men’s open competition on Thursday.

A top-class line-up featuring Dave Lazarus, Sam Levin, 23, and former world No. 69, Matt Crawcour, 41, claimed respective 3-0 victories over Germany, Poland, USA and France.

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GB women put nine past the Germans

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Sara Lyons was the hat-trick hero as Team GB claimed their first victory of the women’s football competition, thumping Germany 9-1 in Vienna.

Swept aside 7-0 by red-hot favourites USA in their opener yesterday, GB bounced back in style, forging ahead inside the first minutes.

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Junior footballers maintain 100 per cent record

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Goals from Sam Zerovabeli and Michael Kenley saw Team GB make it two out of two as they edged out hosts Austria in the Junior football in Vienna.

Having won their opening match 2-0 yesterday, GB were quick out of the blocks with Zerovabeli headed home after 15 minutes.

Austria levelled five minutes later after a mix-up in the GB defence.

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Pears claims gold treble for Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Trevor Pears added to Team GB's growing medal haul with three golds in the swimming competition on day two of the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Taking part in his first European Maccabi Games, Pears, 47, won the 50m fly, 100m freestroke and 200m freestroke.

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Team GB Medal table

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Team GB claimed an incredble 69 medals at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

GOLD (31)

Badminton Junior Singles - David Garcia
Badminton Junior Doubles - David Garcia/Dan Cohen
Badminton Mixed Doubles - Collins/Garcia
Badminton Junior Plate - Dan Cohen

Football: Junior Team
Football: Open Team

Golf: Men’s Gross Individual – Nicky Harris

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Goal blitz in European Maccabi Games

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Great Britain manager Ben Winston has warned his players not to get carried away after the open football squad started the 13th European Maccabi Games with an 8-3 demolition of Belgium.

The match got off to a terrible start for GB when central defender Michael Sacks was harshly sent off in the first minute after being considreed the last man by the officials.

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Smell of history has Britain's stars dreaming

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

There has been a great buzz around the Team GB camp over the first couple of days in Vienna, where I'm covering my fourth European Maccabi Games.

Goalkeeper Matt Davis was relieved to get through customs after losing his passport on the plane.

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Deano just the man for Dickov

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Dean Furman has expressed his delight at being appointed the new captain of Oldham Athletic.

Midfielder Furman, 23, was given the armband by manager Paul Dickov after Reuben Hazell left the club.

And the former Rangers and Chelsea man says he can't wait to get going after being given the role for the new season.

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Masters futsal two good for Germany

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Adam Lustigman, manager of the Team GB Masters futsal squad, believes his troops can win the tournament after they made a winning start - beating Germany 2-0.

Second half strikes from Danny Schweiger, who is taking part in his 11th international Maccabi event, and newcomer Jamie Kaye earned GB a hard fought win in their opening match.

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Table tennis juniors win first GB gold

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2011

Team GB's Junior table tennis took the first gold at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

The squad - comprising Zak Zilesnick, Jack Josephs, Ben Raine and Zac Mandel - swept the board, winning their semi-finals and final by 3-0 margins.

Zilesnick got the ball rolling in the semi-final against Austria on Wednesday, beating his opponent, Klein 11-5, 12-10, 11-6.

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European Maccabi Games Day 1 round-up

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

Team GB experienced mixed emotions on the opening day of the European Maccabi Games.

The Open futsal team went down 4-3 in a thriller against the much-fancied Australians.

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Gershfield on fire for GB in perfect start

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

A first-half hat-trick from James Gershfield helped GB cruise to an 8-3 victory in their opening match against Belgium.

Things got off to a nightmare start when Michael Sacks was sent off after bringing an opponent down as the last defender inside the first minute.

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Defeat for junior futsal team

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2011

Team GB's Junior futsal team suffered a 3-1 defeat in the opening match at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Captain Nathan Sollosi got GB off to a dream start with the opening goal.

Spain dominated from this point, rattling the post and putting the GB goal under incessant pressure.

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