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Maccabi falls to Kyiv 2:0 on Matchday Two

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv took on Dynamo Kyiv on Matchday Two of the UEFA Champions League Group Stages at Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa. The Yellow-and-Blue returned to the illustrious tournament after an absence of eleven years and played their first home match since 2004. However, Kyiv poured cold water on [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv falls to Chelsea 4:0 at Stamford Bridge

September 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv returned to Europe’s grand stage for the first time in eleven years as they took on English Premier League Champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Matchday One of the UEFA Champions League Group Stages. Yellow-and-Blue Head Coach Slavisa Jokanovic a one-time Chelsea player [Read More]

Know your opponent – Chelsea vs Maccabi Tel Aviv

September 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv heads into London to face defending English Premier League Champions Chelsea FC at Stamford Bridge on Matchday One of the UEFA Champions League Group Stage. Playing against one of the world’s top football clubs would be a challenge not only for the the Yellow-and-Blue but for any [Read More]

YES! Maccabi Tel Aviv into the Champions League!

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv has advanced to the Champions League Group Stages after drawing at home 1:1 against FC Basel in the return leg of the UEFA Champions League Playoff Round. With two away goals in a 2:2 draw last week in Switzerland, Maccabi will move on to the top European competition on aggregate [Read More]

Zahavi sends Maccabi into ecstasy!

August 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv captain Eran Zahavi scored two all important away goals at St. Jakob Park against Swiss side FC Basel and came away with a stunning 2:2 draw in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League playoff round. The second leg will be played at Bloomfield Stadium next Tuesday night August [Read More]

CBF Israel Show August 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from August 14, 2015 Roy Jankelowitz, reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa along with Raphael Gellar of the BBC joined me The Sports Rabbi Josh Halickman on the Cheeky Backheel [Read More]

The Pulpit – Maccabi has done it!

August 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

YES! Maccabi has done it! Against all odds and much criticism, they’ve advanced to the Champions League playoffs and will face European arch-nemesis Basel in just a week. With hard work, lots of effort and playing as a team, the Yellow-and-Blue were able to pull off the upset victory away [Read More]

Maccabi Defeats Plzen 2:0 & heads into Champions League Playoffs!

August 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Viktoria Plzen 0:2 in the return leg of the UEFA Champions League third round qualifying matches as they advance to the Champions League Playoffs! The Yellow-and-Blue will play in Europe this year regardless of the results in the Playoff round as they automatically qualify [Read More]

The Pulpit – Going Away with Maccabi Tel Aviv

August 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to accompany a professional sports franchise to an away match? A few weeks ago I travelled with Maccabi Tel Aviv to Malta for their UEFA Champions League 2nd round qualifying match and I had an absolute blast! It was an amazing experience even though the [Read More]
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