Danny Caro

Masilela deal falls through

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Maccabi Haifa defender Tsepo Masilela's move to Leicester has fallen through after the South African international failed a medical.

The Foxes were not convinced that a knee injury, which kept Masilela out for four months last season, has fully healed. Maccabi are now looking to sell the player to Genk.

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Synchronised swimmers in 2012 boost

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Anastasia Gloushkov and Inna Yoffe moved a step closer to winning a place at the 2012 Olympic Games after finishing 14th overall at the World Championships in Shanghai.

Competing in the technical duets, they recorded a score of 86.000, meaning they must finish in the top 24 of the Olympic trials to earn a place in London.

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NBA stars tempted by Israel loan move

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

The NBA's two Jewish stars ‑— Omri Casspi of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Jordan Farmar of the New Jersey Nets — have both held preliminary talks about a temporary move to Maccabi Tel Aviv.

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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.

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Israel beaten by Germany

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Israel suffered their third straight defeat at the European Division 1 T20 Tournament.

An excellent unbeaten 109-run partnership between captain Asif Khan (59 not out) and hard-hitting Imran Choudhry (60 not out) led Germany to a convincing seven-wicket victory in Group B at FB Fields.

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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.

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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.

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Open warfare

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

The future of the community's premier golf competition is in danger after a number of clubs snubbed this year's event on the basis that it was exclusively Jewish.

We understand that a row between rival Jewish Societies has been brewing over the subject of exclusivity for several months and the figures speak for themselves.

The 2010 Glancy attracted 18 teams.

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Engel steps down at Harmen

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Mark Engel has stepped down as manager of Southgate Harmen B.

Engel was in management with the club for two years, one as assistant to Dan Sasto and one as the manager.

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Neasden sign Babai and Haik

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Neasden A have announced two big signings after landing Paul Babai and Jonny Haik from Premier Division rivals Faithfold A.

The pair were key players in the Faithfold team that were runners-up in the Peter Morrison Trophy and finished third in the MSFL.

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Super Stars dominate Super Sixes

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Two nail-biting finishes in the penultimate round robin matches were the highlights of last week's Northern Jewish Cricket League Super Sixes tournament.

The evening tournament at St Paul's began with tournament leaders, Star Sixes, maintaining their unbeaten record with a 10-run win over Manchester Maccabi.

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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.

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Israel vs Jersey

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Israel suffered an eight-wicket defeat against Jersey in the ICC European Division 1 Tournament. Here is the pick of the action. Photos: ICC/CricketEurope

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Ra'anana win T20 final

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Ra'anana won the first silverware of the Israeli ICA season after defeating Super Lions Lod by 26 runs in the Division One T20 Championships in Lod.

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Double blow for Israel at Euro T20

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Israel's ICC European Division 1 Tournament suffered a double blow as they were beaten by Denmark and Jersey in the space of a few hours.

Captained by Herschel Gutman, Israel were restricted to 94-9 from their allotted 20 overs.

Denmark cruised to an eight-wicket victory, reaching their target off 15 overs.

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Brave basketball players go down fighting

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

GB's basketball team found the going tough as they were well-beaten in their first two matches.

A 66-22 defeat against Turkey was followed by a 72-32 loss against Italy.

The team improved as the competition wore on, going down 43-31 against Germany before finishing with a two point reverse against Austria.

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Six new teams to join for season 2011/12

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2011

Six new teams will be competing in the MSFL next season, as the line up for the 2011-12 campaign is confirmed.

Athletic Finchley, Boca Jewniors and SPEC FC will all compete for the first time, whilst Brady Maccabi and Brixton Old Boys have entered B teams and FC Team a C team, all of whom will compete in the fourth division.

The full list is as follows:

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Cricket scoreboard - July 17

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2011

MIDDLESEX SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE

London Maccabi Vale 1st 226-8 (34 overs) Neil Lederman 52, Mark Bott 45

North London Muslims 205-8

LMV won by 21 runs

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Net gains for GB tennis stars

By Danny Caro, July 17, 2011

Savannah Simons was queen of the court – bringing home three medals.

The great niece of Jack ‘Kid’ Berg, the former British Lightweight champion, Simons, 16, won the Junior Girls singles and silver in the doubles and mixed doubles.

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Medals galore for MSFL stars in Vienna

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

MSFL stars brought home medals galore from the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Daran Bern, the MSFL Player of the Season, Redbridge teammate Dan Lee, together with Faithfold’s Paul Babai, Neasden’s George Fierstone and Ben Ellis helped GB bring home gold in the Open Football tournament.

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