| 1997 (1997)–98|
Hapoel Tel Aviv
August 2, 1997
| Beitar Jerusalem|
Beitar Jerusalem F.C.
| Beitar Jerusalem
Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C., Hapoel Ashkelon F.C.
1953–54 Liga Alef, 1998–99 Liga Leumit
The 1997–98 Liga Leumit season began on 2 August 1997 and ended on 9 May 1998, with Beitar Jerusalem win their second consecutive title.
That season had two rounds, each team played the other teams twice. The two teams that were relegated to Liga Artzit were: Hapoel Ashkelon and Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
Two team from Liga Artzit were promoted at the end of the previous season: Hapoel Ashkelon and Maccabi Ironi Ashdod. The two teams relegated were: Hapoel Tayibe and Hapoel Tzafririm Holon.
1997–98 Liga Leumit Wikipedia
Updated to games played on 2 September 2012.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 Maccabi Haifa won the Israeli State Cup and was awarded with entry to the Cup Winner's Cup.
2 Deducted 2 points.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.