1941–42 Palestine League

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Palestine League
Season 1941–42
Champions Maccabi Tel Aviv
3rd title
1940

The 1941–42 Palestine League was the eighth season of league football in the British Mandate for Palestine. The defending champions were Hapoel Tel Aviv.

The Palestine League was divided into three regional divisions (Haifa, Jerusalem, Southern) with playoffs at the end of the season.[1]

The Haifa League was cancelled on 5 March 1942 [2] and a cup competition was played instead. Homenetmen Jerusalem won the Jerusalem League, and Maccabi Tel Aviv won the Southern League.

The championship was won by Maccabi Tel Aviv.

League table[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 26 21 1 4 82 26 56 43
2 Maccabi Rishon LeZion 25 20 2 3 87 22 65 42
3 Maccabi Nes Tziona 26 19 3 4 69 31 38 41
4 Hapoel Tel Aviv 26 19 2 5 87 23 64 40
5 Maccabi Petah Tikva 26 15 2 9 54 38 16 32
6 Hapoel Petah Tikva 25 13 4 8 53 47 6 30
7 Beitar Tel Aviv 26 11 4 11 50 48 2 251
8 N.S.C. Jaffa 26 11 3 12 55 55 0 25
9 Hapoel Ramat Gan 26 9 4 13 54 67 -13 22
10 Maccabi Rehovot 26 8 5 13 34 50 -16 21
11 Hapoel Herzliya 26 4 3 19 27 66 -39 11
12 Hapoel Rishon LeZion 26 5 2 19 26 71 -45 101
13 Hakoah Tel Aviv 26 4 1 21 27 95 -68 9
14 Degel Zion Tel Aviv 26 1 6 19 11 77 -66 71

1. Hapoel Rishon LeZion's matches against Beitar Tel Aviv and Degel Zion Tel Aviv were both given as 0–0 without points due to infringements from both involved clubs (in each match).[3]

Jerusalem League[edit]

Homenetmen Jerusalem won the Jerusalem League. R.A.M.C. Jerusalem and Elitzur Jerusalem withdrew from the league.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Homenetmen Jerusalem 13 9 3 1 37 11 26 21
2 Maccabi Jerusalem 13 9 2 2 25 9 16 20
3 Hapoel Jerusalem 12 8 3 1 29 8 21 19
4 Degel Zion Jerusalem 14 5 5 4 15 16 -1 141
5 Christian Club Jerusalem 14 5 2 7 19 23 -4 111
6 Oichman Club Jerusalem 14 4 2 8 21 36 -15 10
7 R.A.P.C. Jerusalem 14 3 1 10 11 30 -19 7
8 Araks Jerusalem 14 2 0 12 8 32 -24 4

1. The match between Degel Zion Jerusalem and Christian Club Jerusalem was given as a 0–0 without points, due to infringements on behalf of both teams.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Palestine Football League 1941/42". RSSSF. 
  2. ^ Memo No. 33 IFA, 8 March 1942 (Hebrew)
  3. ^ Memo No. 38 IFA, 28 May 1942 (Hebrew)
  4. ^ Memo No 3/43 IFA, 2 February 1943 (Hebrew)