Football in Israel http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23083/all en Soccer-Chelsea recall Benayoun from West Ham http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/soccer-chelsea-recall-benayoun-west-ham <p>LONDON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Chelsea have recalled <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/israel-and-palestine">Israeli</a> midfielder Yossi Benayoun from his loan spell at fellow London club West Ham United after the <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/europe">European</a> champions suffered a shock 1-0 defeat by the Premier League's bottom side Queens Park Rangers on Wednesday.</p> <p>"Yossi Benayoun has completed his loan spell at West Ham United and returns to Chelsea today," the club said in a statement on their website (www.chelseafc.com) on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/soccer-chelsea-recall-benayoun-west-ham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Benayoun CDATA Contact Details Football in Israel Football in the United Kingdom Person Career Technology Yossi Benayoun Yossi Benayoun Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 18:03:17 +0000 5731034 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-Israeli championship preliminary round results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Preliminary round matches on Saturday Saturday, January 12 Bnei Sakhnin 0 Hapoel Tel Aviv 3 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1 Hapoel Haifa 1 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 2 Bnei Yehuda 1 Maccabi Haifa 3 Hapoel Akko 1 Maccabi Netanya 2 Ashdod 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Hapoel Tel Aviv 18 11 3 4 29 14 36 2 Maccabi Tel Aviv 17 11 2 4 35 17 35 3 Maccabi Haifa 18 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Israeli Premier League 2011–12 Israeli Premier League Football in Israel Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 18:15:27 +0000 5733626 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Israeli championship preliminary round results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Preliminary round matches on Sunday Sunday, January 13 Beitar Jerusalem 3 Hapoel Ramat Gan 2 Saturday, January 12 Bnei Sakhnin 0 Hapoel Tel Aviv 3 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1 Hapoel Haifa 1 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 2 Bnei Yehuda 1 Maccabi Haifa 3 Hapoel Akko 1 Maccabi Netanya 2 Ashdod 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Hapoel Tel Aviv 18 11 3 4 29 14 36 2 M</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Israeli Premier League 2011–12 Israeli Premier League Football in Israel Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 20:30:34 +0000 5733925 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Israeli championship preliminary round results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 14 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Preliminary round matches on Monday Monday, January 14 Maccabi Tel Aviv 5 Hapoel Beer Sheva 0 Sunday, January 13 Beitar Jerusalem 3 Hapoel Ramat Gan 2 Saturday, January 12 Bnei Sakhnin 0 Hapoel Tel Aviv 3 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1 Hapoel Haifa 1 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 2 Bnei Yehuda 1 Maccabi Haifa 3 Hapoel Akko 1 Maccabi Netanya 2 Ashdod 0 Standings </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Israeli Premier League 2011–12 Israeli Premier League Football in Israel Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:00:41 +0000 5734374 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-Israeli championship preliminary round results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Preliminary round matches on Saturday Saturday, January 19 Ashdod 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 Bnei Yehuda 0 Bnei Sakhnin 0 Hapoel Akko 4 Maccabi Netanya 4 Hapoel Beer Sheva 1 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 0 Hapoel Haifa 3 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 19 12 2 5 40 18 38 2 Hapoel Tel Aviv 18 11 3 4 29 14 36 3 Maccabi Haifa </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Israeli Premier League 2011–12 Israeli Premier League Football in Israel Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 18:15:15 +0000 5736658 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Israeli championship preliminary round results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Preliminary round matches on Sunday Sunday, January 20 Hapoel Ramat Gan 0 Maccabi Haifa 3 Saturday, January 19 Ashdod 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 Bnei Yehuda 0 Bnei Sakhnin 0 Hapoel Akko 4 Maccabi Netanya 4 Hapoel Beer Sheva 1 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 0 Hapoel Haifa 3 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 19 12 2 5 40 18 38 2 Hapoel Tel </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Israeli Premier League 2011–12 Israeli Premier League Football in Israel Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 20:30:54 +0000 5736976 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Israeli championship preliminary round results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Preliminary round matches on Monday Monday, January 21 Hapoel Tel Aviv 0 Beitar Jerusalem 2 Sunday, January 20 Hapoel Ramat Gan 0 Maccabi Haifa 3 Saturday, January 19 Ashdod 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 Bnei Yehuda 0 Bnei Sakhnin 0 Hapoel Akko 4 Maccabi Netanya 4 Hapoel Beer Sheva 1 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 0 Hapoel Haifa 3 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 0 Standings P W D L F A P</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Israeli Premier League 2011–12 Israeli Premier League Football in Israel Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 21:15:24 +0000 5737458 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Hapoel Haifa beat Beersheba in extra time to win Toto Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-hapoel-haifa-beat-beersheba-extra-time-win-toto-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ori Lewis</p> <p>PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Lowly Israeli Premier League side Hapoel Haifa claimed the first silverware of the season on Wednesday by beating fellow strugglers Hapoel Beersheba with a lone goal in extra time.</p> <p>Both sides missed several chances before Haifa defender Touvarno Pinas scored the winner in the third minute of extra time with a 25-metre shot that deflected into the net.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-hapoel-haifa-beat-beersheba-extra-time-win-toto-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Israel Hapoel Haifa F.C. Toto Cup Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:15:29 +0000 5738524 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-Israeli championship preliminary round results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Preliminary round matches on Saturday Saturday, January 26 Beitar Jerusalem 0 Bnei Yehuda 1 Bnei Sakhnin 0 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 4 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 0 Ashdod 0 Maccabi Netanya 1 Hapoel Ramat Gan 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 4 Hapoel Akko 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 20 13 2 5 44 18 41 2 Hapoel Tel Aviv 19 11 3 5 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Israeli Premier League 2011–12 Israeli Premier League Football in Israel Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 17:15:52 +0000 5739898 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli soccer club's fans object to adding Muslim players http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/israeli-soccer-clubs-fans-object-adding-muslim-players <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Fans vow Beitar Jerusalem will "remain pure"</p> <p>* Owner intends to recruit two Muslim Chechens</p> <p>* Israeli deputy PM says fans displayed racist behaviour</p> <p>* Club's fans notorious for taunting Arab players</p> <p>By Ori Lewis</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 27 (Reuters) - An Israeli soccer club notorious for the anti-Arab chants of its fans plans to recruit two Muslim players, fuelling protests in the stands that a senior cabinet minister condemned as shocking and racist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/israeli-soccer-clubs-fans-object-adding-muslim-players" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beitar Jerusalem F.C. Football in Israel Israeli Jews Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 13:45:04 +0000 5740093 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Israeli championship preliminary round results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Preliminary round matches on Sunday Sunday, January 27 Hapoel Beer Sheva 2 Hapoel Haifa 1 Maccabi Haifa 3 Hapoel Tel Aviv 0 Saturday, January 26 Beitar Jerusalem 0 Bnei Yehuda 1 Bnei Sakhnin 0 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 4 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 0 Ashdod 0 Maccabi Netanya 1 Hapoel Ramat Gan 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 4 Hapoel Akko 0 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Israeli Premier League 2011–12 Israeli Premier League Football in Israel Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 20:30:03 +0000 5740241 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Jerusalem braces for tense cup match after racist incident http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/soccer-jerusalem-braces-tense-cup-match-after-racist-incident <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ori Lewis</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Hundreds of police officers and stewards will secure an Israeli State Cup match on Tuesday in which Premier League Beitar Jerusalem, supported by a group of vehement anti-Arab fans, host Arab side Maccabi Umm el-Fahm.</p> <p>A racist element among Beitar fans caused uproar in the Jewish state on Saturday when they held up banners during a Premier League match to protest at owner Arkady Gaydamak's planned recruitment of two Chechen Muslim players.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/soccer-jerusalem-braces-tense-cup-match-after-racist-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Israel Israeli Jews Umm al-Fahm Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 16:15:22 +0000 5741061 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Beitar punished for fan racism, crush opponents http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-soccer-beitar-punished-fan-racism-crush-opponents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates after punishment announced, end of match)</p> <p>By Ori Lewis</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Hundreds of police officers and stewards watched as Beitar Jerusalem crushed Arab club Maccabi Umm el-Fahm 5-0 in their Israeli State Cup tie on Tuesday after receiving a relatively mild punishment for racist behaviour from some of their fans at the weekend.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-soccer-beitar-punished-fan-racism-crush-opponents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beitar Jerusalem F.C. Football in Israel Israeli Jews Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:45:31 +0000 5741259 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Israeli championship preliminary round results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Preliminary round matches on Sunday Sunday, February 3 Bnei Yehuda 2 Maccabi Haifa 0 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 1 Beitar Jerusalem 0 Saturday, February 2 Ashdod 0 Hapoel Beer Sheva 1 Hapoel Akko 1 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1 Hapoel Haifa 1 Bnei Sakhnin 3 Hapoel Ramat Gan 0 Maccabi Tel Aviv 1 Hapoel Tel Aviv 0 Maccabi Netanya 3 Stan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/soccer-israeli-championship-preliminary-round-results-and-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Israeli Premier League 2011–12 Israeli Premier League Football in Israel Thomson Reuters Sun, 03 Feb 2013 20:30:26 +0000 5744771 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Israel 2 Finland 1 - international friendly result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-israel-2-finland-1-international-friendly-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 6 (Reuters) - Israel 2 Finland 1 - international friendly result</p> <p>Scorers:</p> <p>Israel: Eden Ben Basat 2, Lior Refaelov 90</p> <p>Finland: Mikael Forssell 86</p> <p>Halftime: 1-0 (Editing by Tom Pilcher; tom.pilcher@thomsonreuters.com; +44 20 7542 7933; Reuters Messaging: tom.pilcher.reuters.com@reuters.net; ; )</p> Association football Football in Israel Israeli Jews Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 21:00:05 +0000 5748112 at http://www.globalpost.com