1955–56 Liga Alef

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The 1955–56 Liga Alef season was the first in which Liga Alef was the second tier of Israeli football due to the formation of Liga Leumit, and was the first nationwide second tier season (replacing Liga Bet North and South regional divisions).

Hakoah Tel Aviv won the league and qualified for the promotion play-offs against Maccabi Jaffa (10th at the 1955–56 Liga Leumit).

Final table[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1 Hakoah Tel Aviv 22 17 2 3 47 19 28 36 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Kiryat Haim 22 13 4 5 60 30 30 30
3 Hapoel Jerusalem 22 9 7 6 38 33 5 25
4 Hapoel Nahariya 22 8 8 6 39 34 5 24
5 Haopel Rehovot 22 8 7 7 28 28 0 23
6 Hapoel Mahane Yehuda 22 7 6 9 38 33 5 20
7 Haopel Hadera 22 9 2 11 42 38 4 20
8 Maccabi Ramat Gan 22 7 6 9 31 34 –3 20
9 Ahva Notzrit Haifa 22 9 2 11 30 40 –10 20 Relegation play-offs
10 Beitar Jerusalem 22 7 3 12 26 45 –19 17
11 Hapoel Ra'anana 22 6 4 12 20 49 –29 16 Relegated to
Liga Bet
12 Haopel Balfouria 22 5 3 14 27 43 –16 13

Promotion play-offs[edit]

Relegation play-offs[edit]

A promotion-relegation play-off between the 9th and 10th placed teams in Liga Alef, Ahva Notzrit Haifa and Beitar Jerusalem, and the winners of the regional divisions of Liga Bet, Maccabi Sha'arayim and Maccabi Hadera. Each team played the other three once.

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1 Beitar Jerusalem 3 3 0 0 8 2 6 6 Liga Alef
2 Maccabi Sha'arayim 3 1 1 1 4 3 1 3 Liga Alef
3 Maccabi Hadera 3 1 0 2 5 8 –3 2 Liga Bet
4 Ahva Notzrit Haifa 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1 Liga Bet

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