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Israelis Sabras Abroad Week Ending December 18, 2016

December 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Arik Rosenstein Here’s a roundup of Israeli footballers playing abroad and how they fared the past weekend! Almog Cohen– Germany Bundesliga, Ingolstadt- Played 90 minutes and scored the 2-1 winner against Bayer 04. Nir Biton– Scottish Premiership, Celtic- Hit the winning goal in the derby [Read More]

CBF Israel Show October 7, 2015

October 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from October 7, 2015 Roy Jankelowitz, reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa joined me The Sports Rabbi Josh Halickman on the Cheeky Backheel Podcast to talk Football Israel! We [Read More]

CBF Israel Show September 18, 2015

September 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from September 18, 2015 Adam Henderson, a Scottish freelance football journalist joined me The Sports Rabbi Josh Halickman on the Cheeky Backheel Podcast to talk Football Israel! We ran down the Maccabi Tel Aviv 4:0 loss to Chelsea along with [Read More]

Israelis Sabras Abroad May 1-7, 2015

May 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s a roundup of Israeli footballers playing abroad and how they fared the past weekend! Congratulations to NIR BITTON for winning this week’s Sabra Award! Nir Biton– Scottish Premiership, Celtic- SCORED GOAL & Played 90 minutes in 5-0 win over DUNDEE Hatem ElHamid– [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]

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]