Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C.

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Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C.
Full nameHapoel Tel Aviv F.C.
Founded1926
GroundBloomfield Stadium, Jaffa
Ground Capacity17,500
ChairmanIsrael Moni Harel
ManagerIsrael Guy Levy
LeagueIsraeli Premier League

Hapoel Tel Aviv Football Club (Hebrew: מועדון כדורגל הפועל תל אביב‎) is an Israeli Football Club that based in Tel Aviv and created in 1926. Their city rival is Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C.. The club is second behind Maccabi Tel Aviv in the number of national titles. They play in the Bloomfield Stadium.

History[change | change source]

UEFA Championsleague play off 18 August 2010 away match in Salzburg

The club was founded on 31 May 1927. There were two other attempts to found the club. In 1927 the united with Allenby F.C and created the club in his modern form. The club is part of the Hapoel sport organisation, which is connected with the Histadrut trade union.[1] Till independence of Israel in 1948 the club often won the Palestine League (5 titles). After the independence Hapoel joined the Israeli League. 1988/1989 they were relegated to the second league for the first time of their existence. Next year they came back. Since 1948 the won 8 national titels. At all the won 13 national titles and 13 State Cups. The bigest success in international football was the victory in the first Asian Club Championship in 1967 and the UEFA Championsleague group stage in 2011.

Honours[change | change source]

Domestic[change | change source]

International[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of July 2011 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Israel GK Galil Ben Sannan
3 Slovakia DF Mário Pečalka
4 Israel DF Mor Shushan
6 South Africa DF Bevan Fransman
8 Israel MF Mahmoud Abbas
9 Israel FW Maaran Lala
10 Israel DF Walid Badir (captain)
11 Israel MF Alroey Cohen
12 Israel DF Omri Attia
15 Israel MF Salim Toama
16 Israel FW Omer Damari
17 Croatia MF Mirko Oremuš
18 Israel MF Shay Abutbul
No. Position Player
19 Israel DF Dedi Ben Dayan
21 Israel MF Roei Gordana
22 Israel GK Boris Klaiman
23 Israel DF Omri Kende
24 Israel DF Yehuda Hota
25 Israel DF Gal Shish
26 Israel MF Avihai Yadin
29 Israel DF I'yad Hutba
30 Armenia GK Apoula Edel
31 Israel MF Arthur Atzianov
40 Nigeria MF Nosa Igiebor
99 Israel FW Toto Tamuz

Foreigners 2009–10[change | change source]

Only up to five non-Israeli nationals can be in an Israeli club squad. Those with Jewish ancestry, married to an Israeli or who have played in Israel for an extended period of time can however claim a passport or permanent residency which would allow them to play with Israeli status.

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