National Team

Israel falls to Spain 4:1

March 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Spain handily defeated Israel 4:1 in 2018 World Cup Qualifying as a quartet of goals by David Silva, Vitolo, Diego Costa and Isco while Lior Refaelov answered for the Blue & White. Scoring two goals in each half by the hosts made it an easy night for the Spaniards in Gijon. CLICK HERE to see [Read More]

Israel vs. Spain Preview!

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Israel has a big test tonight in Gijon, Spain as Elisha Levy and his Blue & White look to find a way to take home points back to the Holy Land. Will it be possible? In sports anything is possible and I believe that Israel may find a way to do just that. Spain is focused on themselves and do [Read More]

Israel defeats Albania 3:0

November 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Israel National Team took care of Albania 3:0 on goals by Eran Zahavi, Dan Einbinder and Eliran Atar. After a tense opening to the contest, Berat Djimsiti pushed down Zahavi in the box leading to a 17th minute penalty which e duly converted against the ten man Albanians. To add insult to injury [Read More]

Elisha Levy names Israel National Team to face Albania

November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Israel National Team Head Coach named his squad for the upcoming World Cup Qualifying contest against Albania on Saturday night. Included in his team were keepers Dudu Goresh (Hapoel Beer Sheva), Omri Glazer (Maccabi Haifa) and Ofir Marchiano (Hibernians). Defenders Eli Dasa, Omri Ben Harush and [Read More]

Israel wins second straight in World Cup Qualifying

October 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Israel defeated Liechtenstein 2:1 on Matchday Three of World Cup Qualifying thanks to a brace by Tomer Hemed who headed home his two goals in the first half. Head Coach Elisha Levy decided to go with mostly the same lineup that helped his team win in Macedonia but inserted Omri Ben Harush for Ofir [Read More]

Israel defeats Macedonia while the Under-21 side slams Greece

October 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

There was plenty of international action for Israel as the Senior team defeated Macedonia 2:1 and the Under-21 squad blasted Greece 4:0. The Yellow & Blue representatives had a hand in both National Team goals. In the 25th minute Eyal Golasa recorded a gorgeous assist when he lofted the ball [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE! Davor Suker Interview Part 2

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

For some Davor Šuker became a household name when he dominated the 1998 World Cup and brought global attention to his Croatian squad. With six goals in seven games, Šuker collected the Golden Boot award along with the Silver Ball given to the second best player in the tournament. However to get [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE! Davor Suker Interview Part 1

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

I finally accomplished something that I had wanted to do for a very long time. Meet the superstar of the 1998 World Cup for the upstart Croatian National Team that finished in 3rd place just behind France and Brazil. Davor Šuker is arguably one of the greatest if not the greatest talent to come [Read More]

Israel, work in progress

June 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Israel under Elisha Levy got off to an inauspicious start falling to Serbia 3:1 in Novi Sad in a match that again showed exactly what weaknesses need to be worked in if the Blue & White have any bought of competing on the international stage. The set pieces. Yet again, they have bitten Israel [Read More]

Of Modric, Suker and the Israeli Ambassador

April 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

My final day in Osijek, Croatia produced a number of interesting meetings, from an exclusive interview with Davor Šuker, to finally getting the last signature I needed on my Croatia football which was a Luka Modric autograph to being invited by Šuker to sit down with the Israeli Ambassador to [Read More]
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