Danny Caro

Sela cruises into round two at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 20, 2011

Dudi Sela breezed into the second round at Wimbledon following a straight sets victory over Frederico Gil of Portugal.

Wild card Sela claimed his 16th straight victory with an imperious display on Court 8.

He completed a confident performance 6-4, 6-1, 6-4, before the rain came.

His victory came hot on the heels of Shahar Peer's exit.

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Player of the Year Bern to leave MSFL

By Danny Caro, June 17, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Just minutes after being named Maccabi League Player of the Year, Daran Bern dropped a bombshell on his Redbridge Jewish Care teammates - by telling them that he is leaving Jewish football.

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Player of the Year Bern to leave MSFL

By Danny Caro, June 17, 2011

Just minutes after being named Maccabi League Player of the Year, Daran Bern dropped a bombshell on his Redbridge Jewish Care teammates - by telling them that he is leaving Jewish football. Playing in his first full season in the league, Bern, 24, tormented defences as the east Londoners clinched their first league and cup double.

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Lustigman: "In it to win it"

By Danny Caro, June 16, 2011

Adam Lustigman, player-manager of WHAFC, is quietly confident that his 15-man squad can turn heads at the Jom Ha Voetbal competition in Amsterdam on Sunday.

The 19-team event sees WHAFC, which stands for We Hate Arsenal Football Club, line-up in a four-team group alongside Joods Zorg Circ, Circumcisers and Troostwijk.

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Vienna will be like no other European Games, says Kyte

By Danny Caro, June 16, 2011

Next month's European Maccabi Games in Vienna will be more than just about sport, according to David Kyte.

As head of the Organising Committee for Team GB, Kyte outlined the historical importance of an event where he is committed to providing the best possible Maccabi experience to the British squad.

GB will send its largest-ever delegation to a Euro Games, the biggest event on the Jewish sp

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Nice job for a Jewish boy, but not the sweaty handshakes

By Danny Caro, June 16, 2011

The past few days have reminded me that there is still so much to be proud about Jewish football. As a product, it is knocked all too often, but the message is clear. It is far from dead in the water and I can tell you that the passion, demand and appetite is still there.

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JC MSFL Awards

By Danny Caro, June 15, 2011

There was silverware galore at the JC MSFL end of season awards, which doubled up with the Maccabi Masters presentation. Photos: Marc Morris

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Bern wins top MSFL accolade

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2011

Daran Bern has been named JC MSFL Player of the Season.

Bern, 24, was a key figure as Redbridge Jewish Care A claimed the Premier Division title for the first time before going on to seal the double with victory in the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup final against Hendon.

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Wineberg heroics in vain for Salford

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2011

A career-best 6-45 from Jonny Wineburg was not enough as Salford Jewish CC suffered a 74-run defeat in a rain-affected match against West Didsbury.

An early wicket from Alex Goodman soon put West Didsbury on the back foot and they continued to find runs hard to come by the impressive Wineberg taking wickets at regular interval.

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Maccabi Junior Football League end of season report

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2011

MJFL league chairman Laurence Thorne looks back on the season.

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Game over for Weintraub

By Danny Caro, June 13, 2011

Wimbledon was over before it started for Amir Weintraub who was beaten in the qualifiers this afternoon.

The Israeli went down 7-6, 6-3 to Simone Bolleli of Italy in the first round of the qualifiers for the men’s singles.

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Wimbledon spot for Israel's Sela

By Danny Caro, June 13, 2011

Dudi Sela has received a wild card for Wimbledon, which starts next week.

Sela will climb to 81 in the ATP rankings after winning the Nottingham Challenger.

He beat Jeremy Chardy of France – 6-4, 3-6, 7-5.

An impressive run of form has seen the Israeli win his last 15 matches, steering him to three consecutive challenger titles.

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Berkovic must bide his time

By Danny Caro, June 10, 2011

The news that Luis Fernandez will lead Israel into the 2014 World Cup qualifiers will please many supporters of the national team, but not Eyal Berkovic.

Regarded as one of the best footballers the country has produced, Berkovic, the former Manchester City and Celtic playmaker, was hopeful of replacing Fernandez when Israel's Euro 2012 campaign ended but he will have to wait a lot longer now.

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Gold: Key defenders were our star men

By Danny Caro, June 10, 2011

London Lions manager Tony Gold praised his "defensive rocks" after Guy Morris and Adam Myeroff were recognised for outstanding achievement at the club's end-of-season awards.

Morris was voted Players' Player of the Year and Myeroff Manager's Player in a season where the club ventured into the South Midlands League for the first time and won the Herts FA Centenary Cup.

Gold said: "Myeroff was

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Chigwell & Hainault conquer BECC 2nds

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2011

Chigwell & Hainault claimed a 24-run victory in a friendly against Belmont & Edgware 2nds.

The east Londoners got off to a bad start after being reduced to 17-2, but a stand of over 200 by Rose and Lloyd Dudridge took the game away for BECC.

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Brand leads LM Vale to victory

By Danny Caro, June 6, 2011

A century from Adam Brand helped London Maccabi Vale 1st register a 17-run win over Middlesex Tamils in Middlesex Sunday League Division One.

Captain Brand decided to bat first on a cold and damp day at Rowley Lane.

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MAL vs London Maccabi Vale 2nd

By Danny Caro, June 6, 2011

MAL proved too strong for London Maccabi Vale 2nd in the Middlesex Sunday League match in Borehamwood. Here are some of the key moments. Photos: Marc Morris

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Lipsky and Dellacqua capture grand slam title

By Danny Caro, June 6, 2011

American Scott Lipsky and Australian Casey Dellacqua have won the French Open mixed doubles title.

The unseeded pair surprised top seeds and defending champions Katarina Srebotnik and Nenad Zimonjic in a three set thriller.

Lipsky, 29, held serve throughout and produced some crucial volleys in the decisive set.

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South Manchester SC vs Wilmslow CC

By Danny Caro, June 6, 2011

South Manchester Sports Club played Wilmslow in a Greater Manchester Amateur League clash. Here are some of the key moments. Photos: Chris Tofalos

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MAL 2nd well beaten

By Danny Caro, June 6, 2011

MAL 2nd suffered an eight-wicket defeat in a friendly against Hampstead.

Hampstead elected to field on what looked to be a decent but used track.

Opening bowler Bradley was getting good carry and beat the bat regularly. Avi Gelley was the first man out after a mix-up with Daniel Susser saw him run out.

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