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Football records in Israel

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This page details football records in Israel.

Contents

National team

See Israel national football team records.

League

Records in this section refer to Palestine League from its founding in 1931 to 1947, Israeli League from 1949 to 1950, Liga Alef from 1951 to 1955, Liga Leumit from 1955 to 1999 and to the Premier League since the 1999 season.

Titles

  • Most League titles: 20, Maccabi Tel Aviv (1936, 1937, 1941–42, 1946–47, 1949–50, 1951–52, 1953–54, 1955–56, 1957–58, 1966–68, 1969–70, 1971–72, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1991–92, 1994–95, 1995–96, 2002–03, 2012–13, 2013-14)
  • Most consecutive League titles: 5, Hapoel Petah Tikva (1958–59, 1959–60, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1962–63)
  • Top-flight Appearances

  • Most appearances: 71 seasons, Maccabi Tel Aviv (1931–present)
  • Most consecutive seasons in top-flight: 71 seasons, Maccabi Tel Aviv (1931–present)
  • Unbeaten runs

  • Longest unbeaten League run: 48, Maccabi Haifa (Liga Leumit, between 3 April 1993 and 10 October 1994)
  • Points

  • Most points in a season:
  • 2 points for a win: 47, Maccabi Netanya (Liga Leumit, 1970–71)
  • 3 points for a win: 95, Maccabi Haifa (Liga Leumit, 1993–94)
  • Fewest points in a season
  • 2 points for a win: 0, Maccabi Nes Tziona (Israeli League, 1949–50)
  • 3 points for a win: 10, joint record:
  • Beitar Netanya (Liga Leumit, 1986–87)
  • Maccabi Jaffa (Liga Leumit, 1998–99)
  • Team

  • Most top-flight goals scored in a season: 103, Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israeli League, 1949–50)
  • Promotion and change in position

  • Highest finish by a promoted club: 1st, joint record:
  • Hapoel Ramat Gan (Liga Leumit, 1963–64)
  • Beitar Jerusalem (Liga Leumit, 1992–93)
  • Lowest finish by the previous season's champions: 16th out of 16 (relegated), Hapoel Kfar Saba (Liga Leumit, 1982–83)
  • Individual

  • Most career league goals: 207, Alon Mizrahi (1989 to 2005)
  • Most goals in a season: 35, Eran Zahavi (36 matches, for Maccabi Tel Aviv in the (2015–16 Premier League)
  • Titles

  • Most titles: 7, Maccabi Haifa
  • Most consecutive title wins: 3, Maccabi Haifa (2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06)
  • Wins

  • Most wins in a season: 29, Hapoel Tel Aviv (1999–2000)
  • Fewest wins in a season: 3, join record:
  • Hapoel Petah Tikva (2006–07)
  • Hapoel Ramat Gan (2010–11)
  • Most Premier League wins: 285, Maccabi Haifa (1999–present)
  • Draws

  • Most draws in a season: 18, Hapoel Haifa (1999–2000)
  • Fewest draws in a season: 3, Maccabi Tel Aviv (2002–03)
  • Most Premier League draws: 129:
  • Beitar Jerusalem (1999–2013)
  • Maccabi Netanya (1999–2004, 2005-2013)
  • Losses

  • Most losses in a season: 30, Tzafririm Holon (2000–01)
  • Fewest losses in a season: 1, Hapoel Tel Aviv (2009–10)
  • Most Premier League losses: 196, F.C. Ashdod (1999–present)
  • Premier League Appearances

  • Most appearances: 14 seasons, joint record:
  • Beitar Jerusalem (1999–present)
  • Hapoel Tel Aviv (1999–present)
  • F.C. Ashdod (1999–present)
  • Maccabi Haifa (1999–present)
  • Maccabi Tel Aviv (1999–present)
  • Most consecutive seasons in the Premier League: 14 seasons, joint record:
  • Beitar Jerusalem (1999–present)
  • Hapoel Tel Aviv (1999–present)
  • F.C. Ashdod (1999–present)
  • Maccabi Haifa (1999–present)
  • Maccabi Tel Aviv (1999–present)
  • Points

  • Most points in a season:
  • 3 points for a win: 87, Maccabi Haifa (2009–10)
  • Fewest points in a season
  • 3 points for a win: 16, Tzafririm Holon (2000–01)
  • Promotion and change in position

  • Highest finish by a promoted club: 3rd, Ironi Kiryat Shmona (2007–08)
  • Best position for promoted clubs: 3rd and 4th, Ironi Kiryat Shmona and Bnei Sakhnin (2007–08)
  • Goals

  • Most goals scored in a season: 87, Hapoel Tel Aviv (2009–10)
  • Most Premier League goals: 871, Maccabi Haifa (1999–present)
  • Fewest goals scored in a season: 24, joint record:
  • Ironi Kiryat Shmona (2008–09)
  • Hapoel Ramat Gan (2010–11)
  • Most goals conceded in a season: 85, Tzafririm Holon (2000–01)
  • Most Premier League goals conceded: 680, F.C. Ashdod (1999–present)
  • Fewest goals conceded in a season: 16, Maccabi Haifa (2009–10)
  • Best points average in the Premier League: 69.14, Maccabi Haifa (1999–present)
  • Best goal difference in the Premier League: +446, Maccabi Haifa (1999–present)
  • Worst goal difference in the Premier League: –121, Hapoel Rishon LeZion (1999–2003, 2011–2012)
  • Individual

  • Most Israeli Premier League goals: 128, Shay Holtzman (2006 to 2016)
  • Most goals in a season: 35, Eran Zahavi (36 matches), for Maccabi Tel Aviv, (2015-16)
  • Team

  • Most wins: 22, Maccabi Tel Aviv (1929, 1930, 1933, 1941, 1946, 1947, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1970, 1977, 1987, 1988, 1994, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2005)
  • Most consecutive wins: 3, Hapoel Tel Aviv (1937, 1938, 1939; 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Most appearances: 33, Maccabi Tel Aviv (1929, 1930, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1970, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005)
  • Biggest win: Beitar Tel Aviv 12–1 Maccabi Haifa (1942)
  • Most goals in a final: 13, Beitar Tel Aviv 12–1 Maccabi Haifa (1942)
  • Most goals by a losing side: 3 –
  • Hapoel Petah Tikva: Lost 3–4 against Maccabi Tel Aviv (1959)
  • Maccabi Haifa scored 3 times (3–3) but lost on a penalty shoutout vs Maccabi Tel Aviv (1987)
  • Maccabi Haifa scored 3 times (3–3) but lost on a penalty shoutout vs Beitar Jerusalem (1989)
  • Most defeats in a final: 11, Maccabi Tel Aviv (1934, 1938, 1940, 1952, 1962, 1976, 1979, 1983, 1992, 1993, 1997)
  • Team

  • Most wins: 4, joint record:
  • Hapoel Petah Tikva (1986, 1990, 1991, 2005)
  • Maccabi Haifa (1994, 2003, 2006, 2008)
  • Most consecutive wins: 2, joint record:
  • Shimshon Tel Aviv (1987, 1988)
  • Hapoel Petah Tikva (1990, 1991)
  • Ironi Kiryat Shmona (2011, 2012)
  • Most successful clubs overall

  • The figures in bold represent the most times this competition has been won by an Israeli team.
  • The teams in italic represent a defunct team.
  • Managers

  • Most League title wins: Dror Kashtan, 6 (Hapoel Kfar Saba, Beitar Jerusalem, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Tel Aviv)
  • Most State Cup wins: Dror Kashtan, 6 (Hapoel Lod, Beitar Jerusalem, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Tel Aviv)
  • Most Toto Cup wins: Avram Grant, 5 (Hapoel Petah Tikva, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Maccabi Haifa)
  • Most Asian Champion Club Tournament wins: Yosef Merimovich, 2 (Hapoel Tel Aviv, Maccabi Tel Aviv)
  • References

    Football records in Israel Wikipedia


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