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Hapoel Beer Sheva & Beitar Jerusalem crashed out of Europe

July 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Both Hapoel Beer Sheva crashed out of Europe on Thursday night succumbing to FC Thun of Switzerland falling away 2:1 on a brace by Nelson Ferreira after drawing 1:1 in the first leg at Teddy Stadium. Beer Sheva took a shock lead on a 6th minute long shot by John Ogu, however, defender Shir Tzedek [Read More]

Missed opportunities & Moral victories

March 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

Eli Gutman, the Israel National team coach may look back at the end of the Euro 2016 campaign wondering what would have been should he have secured one point against 10-man Belgium at home. The same way that Avram Grant picked up only one point instead of three against 10-man France in March 2005 [Read More]

Cheeky Backheel Show March 30, 2015

March 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from March 30, 2015 Raphael Gellar of the BBC joined me The Sports Rabbi Josh Halickman on the Cheeky Backheel Podcast to talk Football Israel! Bart Lagae of Nieuwsblad joined us to preview the Belgium v Israel match Tuesday night as we [Read More]

Taking a step back and going forward

March 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

That’s what Israel needs to do now as they prepare for a quick turnaround match with the world’s 4th best National team according to FIFA, Belgium. Coach Eli Gutman needs to take a good hard look at what needs to be done in order to capture one point and come away with at worst a draw [Read More]

Cheeky Backheel Show March 26, 2015

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from March 26, 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]

Israel Bags 3 Points In Cyprus But Question Marks Remain

October 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Israel began their Euro 2016 Qualfying campaign on the right foot squeaking out a 2-1 victory in Nicosia, Cyprus on Friday night. Winger Tal Ben Chaim made all the difference for Israel assisting on Omer Damari’s goal and scoring one of his own using his skills to outclass the Cyprus [Read More]

Sabras Abroad Weekend Of February 16-19

February 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

In the French League, Maor Melikson for Valciennes played the full 90 minutes in a 1-0 loss to Marseille. Eden ben Baset scored and played 90 minutes for Toulouse in a 2-2 draw with Troyes. Celtic’s Baram Kayal came in as a 71st minute substitute and Rami Gershon didn’t dress in their [Read More]

Sabras Abroads For The Weekend Of February 9-11, 2013

February 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Celtic & Rami Gershon picked up his first goal in his first Celtic start playing 66 minutes in the 3-1 away victory at Inverness while Baram Kayal played the full 90 minutes. In Belgium, Elyaniv Barda of Racing Genk came off the bench in the 78th minute and had an assist on the second goal to [Read More]