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Don't expect miracles, warns Gold

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2014

Tony Gold is targeting a top 10 finish ahead of London Lions’s South Midlands League opener against Buckingham Athletic tomorrow.

A loan deal to bring in Wingate & Finchley youngster Joe Sharpe was close to completion as the Lions look to build on an encouraging pre-season.

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Euro dream over for Kiryat Shmona

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2014

Hapoel Kiryat Shmona were unable to build on their first leg heroics in Moscow as they bowed out of the Europa League following a 2-1 defeat in Larnaca on Thursday night.

Having held Dynamo Moscow 1-1 in the away leg, Hapoel made a dream start in the return match, with Roi Kehat putting the Israeli cup winners ahead after 11 minutes.

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Brentford chairman eyes mid-table finish

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2014

Consolidation is the name of the game for Brentford this season, according to chairman Cliff Crown.

Having clinched promotion after finishing runners-up behind Wolves last term, Crown is confident the club will hold their own in their first season back in the Championship in 22 years.

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Maccabi bow out of Champions League

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2014

Maccabi Tel Aviv tumbled out of the Champions League following a night of frustration against Slovenian champions Maribor who secured a spot in the play-off round.

Trailing 1-0 from the away leg, two goals from Agim Ibraimi either side of half-time left Maccabi with an uphill task and although they managed to score two goals, there was no way back in Larnaca.

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South west success for Head

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Shachar Head believes she has turned the corner after claiming the women’s title at the South West mid-year competition in Plymouth.

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Warner top of the docks

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Adam Warner won the 3k race at the London Region Open Water Championships at Surrey Docks.

Fresh from his silver medal at the Brighton Pier to Pier race last week, Warner was one of the first into the water and made his way to the front before making a decisive burst to the finish line on the six-lap, 500m circuit.

Warner said: "This sets me up nicely for the Nationals in Sheffield."

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Meyer reflects on Commonwealth bronze

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Amy Meyer believes the 2016 Rio Olympics are the next part of her journey after winning bronze in the judo competition at the Commonwealth Games.

Meyer, 22, recovered from a first-round loss to win her repechage fight against Zambia before claiming bronze against Barbados in the under-48 division.

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Debate: on the virtues of a London cricket merger

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Talk of a possible merger between the top Jewish cricket teams in London continue. Here, two respected figures share their views

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Let’s get together for good

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

A few years ago, I was part of the anti-merger brigade. But times have changed, haven’t they? Having played for several Jewish clubs, including my current one, London Maccabi Vale, I feel suitably qualified to comment.

I joined the Jewish cricket fold in the early noughties, when the Maccabi Sunday League was thriving.

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Real will be fittest in league, says Shafron

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Maccabi League new boys Real Sosobad will get a helping hand from Bolton manager Dougie Freedman after sealing a sponsorship deal with leisure firm Focus Fitness.

The MGBSFL Division Three side will receive a new sponsored kit and the players will benefit from nutritional advice, plus occasional visits from Freedman, along with business partner Gavin Heeroo.

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Cricket scoreboard: August 3

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

It was a good weekend for London Maccabi Vale, South Manchester and Belmont & Edgware in the latest round of matches.

CHESS VALLEY LEAGUE DIVISION FIVE
London Maccabi Vale 267-9 Mark Landau 75, Adam Brand 73
North Mymms 178
LMV won by 89 runs

SEE MATCH REPORT

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MAL vs Chelsea & Kensington

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Action from MAL's crunch promotion battle against Chelsea & Kensington. Photos: Marc Morris

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Maccabi beaten in Champions League

By Danny Caro, July 31, 2014

A stoppage time strike from Damjan Bohar left Maccabi Tel Aviv with it all to do after they went down 1-0 to Maribor in the Champions League third qualifying round first leg.

The Israeli champions were on course for a goalless draw when Bohar headed home in the 95th minute as the hosts boosted their chances of reaching the knockout stage.

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Injured Solomon limps out

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2014

There was heartbreak for Australian sprinter Steve Solomon in Glasgow on Tuesday night as he limped out of the 400m semi-finals with what looked like a hamstring injury.

In only his second competitive race since recovering from a similar problem, the Stanford University student made a promising start in semi-final three, but he pulled up suddenly clutching his thigh.

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LM Vale vs Lohana CC

By Danny Caro, July 28, 2014

London Maccabi Vale climbed to the top of the Chess Valley League Division Five with a seven-wicket victory over Lohana CC at Rowley Lane. Here's the pick of the action. Photos: Marc Morris

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Southgate Harmen vs Real Sosobad

By Danny Caro, July 28, 2014

Southgate Harmen beat MGBSFL new boys Real Sosobad in a pre-season friendly at Rowley Lane. Photos: Marc Morris

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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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