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Bnei Yehuda captures Israel State Cup

May 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bnei Yehuda defeated favorites Maccabi Tel Aviv on penalties 4:3 after 120 of goalless action to take the Israel State Cup for the first time in 36 years. Stav Finish finished off the Yellow & Blue to win the trophy in the 6th round after Yossi Benayoun, Oscar Scarione and defender Tal Ben [Read More]

Winner Shot: Nahariya stuns Jerusalem to grab 1:0 series lead

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ironi Nahariya shocked Hapoel Jerusalem in the capital city 86-85 thanks to a last second 3-point shot by Scotty Hopson to take a 1-0 best of five Quarterfinals series lead. Hopson who finished the night with 13 points came up huge for the visitors draining the winner as he joined Derwin Kitchen [Read More]

The Next Chapter: Maccabi Tel Aviv takes a 1-0 series lead

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv blew away Bnei Herzliya 87-73 in Game One of their best of 5 Quarterfinals series thanks to a monster shooting performance by Andrew Goudelock scoring 21 points while high energy play from Joe Alexander who finished the night with 11 points helped the Yellow & Blue to the win. [Read More]

Israelis Abroad Week Ending May 22, 2017

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Here’s a roundup of Israeli footballers playing abroad and how they fared the past weekend! Monas Dabbur– Swiss Super League, Grasshoppers, played 86 minutes, scored and shown a red card in a 4-1 loss to FC St. Gallen. Lotem Zino– Swiss Super League, FC Thun, DNP, 0-0 Lausanne Bibras [Read More]

Arik Nissim, From Rishon to Eilat via Europe

May 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Afik Nissim is a star and has been for many years, not only in Israel but across Europe. He is a workmanlike point guard who now plies his trade down south in the vacation resort city of Eilat. Yes Eilat. You didn’t think there were a lot of sports going on there did you? But yes there is. Oded [Read More]

Return to Relevance: Maccabi Tel Aviv BC

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

A couple of months ago I said that Maccabi had to make a move in order to return to relevance and finally after what seemed to be an eternity they did just that. Ainars Bagatskis out, Arik Shivek in. The former Israel National Team coach becomes the 5th Yellow & Blue boss of the season, yes, [Read More]

Israel Football Championship Playoffs Matchday 35

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Petah Tikva 1:2 Maccabi Tel Aviv A late 93rd minute goal at the death by Lidor Cohen gave the hosts not only the win but a chance to still finish in third place overall and secure a Europa League qualifying spot next week. Avi Rikan scored for Maccabi while Manor Solomon drew his side even [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 33

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Kiryat Gat 75-79 Hapoel Jerusalem An already relegated Kiryat Gat side gave Hapoel Jerusalem a scare in a scrappy encounter. Richard Howell scored 18 points, and had 10 rebounds, while Lior Eliyahu, who arguably could have been ejected for throwing an elbow, scored 14 points for Jerusalem. [Read More]
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