Israeli Premier League

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Israeli Premier League
Country  Israel
Founded 1999
Number of teams 14
Relegation to Liga Leumit
Domestic cup State Cup
Toto Cup Al
International cup Champions League
Europa League
Current champions Hapoel Be'er Sheva (2015–16)
Most successful club Maccabi Tel Aviv (21 titles)
Website football.co.il

The Israeli Premier League (Hebrew: ליגת העל, Ligat Ha'Al, literally Super League; also known as Ligat Toto) is a the first division association football league in Israel. It was created in 1999, replacing Liga Leumit as the top division. The Liga Leumit is the second division.

In the 2016–17 season, there were 14 Teams in Israeli Premier League. The winner of the league in each season is named the Ligat Winner (Hebrew: ליגת ווינר).[1]

Members for 2011–12[change | change source]

The following 16 clubs will compete in the Israeli Premier League during the 2011–12 season.

Club
Position
in 2014–15
First season in
in the Israeli Premier League
Number of seasons
in the Israeli Premier League
First season of
current spell in
Israeli Premier League
Top division
titles
Last top division title
Beitar Jerusalemab 074th 1999–2000 16 1999–2000 06 2007–08
Bnei Sakhnin 067th 2003–04 11 2007–08 00 Never
Bnei Yehudab 131st
Liga Leumit
1999–2000 13 2015–16 01 1989–90
Hapoel Ironi Acrea 1011th 2009–10 06 2009–10 00 Never
Hapoel Be'er Sheva 023rd 2001–02 11 2009–10 02 1975–76
Hapoel Haifab 1112th 1999–2000 010 2009–10 01 1998–99
Hapoel Ra'anana 910th 2009–10 03 2013–14 00 Never
Hapoel Kfar Sabab 142nd;
Liga Leumit
1999–2000 05 2015–16 1 1981–82
Hapoel Tel Avivab 48th 1999–2000 16 1999–2000 13 2009–10
Ironi Kiryat Shmona 032nd 2007–08 08 2010–11 01 2011–12
Maccabi Haifaab 055th 1999–2000 16 1999–2000 12 2010–11
Maccabi Netanyab 059th 1999–2000 13 2014–15 05 1982–83
Maccabi Petah Tikvab 126th 1999–2000 15 2013–14 00 Never
Maccabi Tel Avivab 011st 1999–2000 16 1999–2000 21 2014–15

a: Never been relegated from the Israeli Premier League
b: One of the original 14 Israeli Premier League teams

Statistics[change | change source]

Most titles[change | change source]

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Other websites[change | change source]