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Cliches: Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Red Star

January 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi is in a “Do or Die” situation with their “Backs against the wall” in a “Must Win” game where it’s “Now or Never” as they ready themselves to face Red Star Belgrade Thursday night 21:05 at Yad Eliyahu. I think we all know the cliches [Read More]

Dedication: Maccabi Tel Aviv BC

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dedication. The definition of dedication from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is as follows: 1) a devoting or setting aside for a particular purpose 2) self-sacrificing devotion and loyalty Yesterday Maccabi Tel Aviv Head Coach Ainars Bagatskis spoke about the fact that the players have to focus on [Read More]

The Critical Flaw – Maccabi Tel Aviv version 2016/17

January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ainars Bagatskis has now coached one game in all three competitions that Maccabi Tel Aviv is currently playing in, the Israeli League, State Cup and Euroleague and has seen various different sides of his team in action. One of the reasons why he has seen a variety of “teams” is that some [Read More]

Issac Rosefelt, for the love of Israel

December 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sitting in the middle of the Pais Arena while waiting for Isaac Rosefelt, I started to contemplate whether it’s a hard transition for a basketball player to move to a city like Jerusalem, to live and play for such a big team. For Issac Rosefelt, life in Jerusalem is great, basketball and food [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE! Davor Suker Interview Part 2

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

For some Davor Šuker became a household name when he dominated the 1998 World Cup and brought global attention to his Croatian squad. With six goals in seven games, Šuker collected the Golden Boot award along with the Silver Ball given to the second best player in the tournament. However to get [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE! Davor Suker Interview Part 1

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

I finally accomplished something that I had wanted to do for a very long time. Meet the superstar of the 1998 World Cup for the upstart Croatian National Team that finished in 3rd place just behind France and Brazil. Davor Šuker is arguably one of the greatest if not the greatest talent to come [Read More]

Of Modric, Suker and the Israeli Ambassador

April 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

My final day in Osijek, Croatia produced a number of interesting meetings, from an exclusive interview with Davor Šuker, to finally getting the last signature I needed on my Croatia football which was a Luka Modric autograph to being invited by Šuker to sit down with the Israeli Ambassador to [Read More]

A Taste of the Croatian National Team

April 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

One of the great things about National Team football is that you get a chance to see the best players of a certain country. For me a trio to Croatia gave me the privilege to see some of the best of the best from players who grace the pitch for Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus. Teams that play in [Read More]

Flying and Soaring with the Israel National Team

April 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’m living the dream. I’m living my dream. My dream of being a part of a growing, amazing, industrious, intelligent and special people. Not just the Jewish people, but being a true part of Israeli society. For me flying to Croatia with some of the best Israeli footballers is something [Read More]
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