2011–12 Israeli Premier League

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Israeli Premier League
Season 2011–12
Champions Ironi Kiryat Shmona
1st Premier League title
1st Israel title overall
Relegated Maccabi Petah Tikva
Hapoel Rishon LeZion
Hapoel Petah Tikva
Champions League Ironi Kiryat Shmona
Europa League Hapoel Tel Aviv
Bnei Yehuda
Maccabi Netanya
Matches played 296
Goals scored 749 (2.53 per match)
Top goalscorer Achmad Saba'a (20)
Average attendance 3,667[1]

The 2011–12 Israeli Premier League was the thirteenth season since its introduction in 1999 and the 70th season of top-tier football in Israel. It began on 20 August 2011 and ended on 12 May 2012.[2] Maccabi Haifa were the defending champions.

Ironi Kiryat Shmona secured the title with a 0–0 draw against Hapoel Tel Aviv on 2 April 2012. This was their first Israeli league title, This draw gave Ironi Kiryat Shmona a 16 point advantage over the second-place team Hapoel Tel Aviv with five more rounds to go.

Structural changes[edit]

There was three structural changes:[3][4]

  • The middle playoff was cancelled, with only top and bottom playoff to be contested by eight teams each, according to their regular season placement. with each team plays 37 matches.
  • The points were no longer halved after the regular season.
  • There will be three relegated teams, and only one promoted team from Liga Leumit.

Teams[edit]

Location of teams in the 2011–12 Israeli Premier League

A total of sixteen teams are competing in the league, including fourteen sides from the 2010–11 season and two promoted teams from the 2010–11 Liga Leumit.

Hapoel Ashkelon and Hapoel Ramat Gan were directly relegated to the 2011–12 Liga Leumit after finishing the 2010–11 season in the bottom two places.

Two teams were directly promoted from the 2010–11 Liga Leumit. These were champions Ironi Ramat HaSharon and the runners-up Hapoel Rishon LeZion.

Club Stadium Capacity
Beitar Jerusalem Teddy Stadium[A] 21,600
Bnei Sakhnin Doha Stadium 8,500
Bnei Yehuda Bloomfield Stadium 14,700
F.C. Ashdod Yud-Alef Stadium 7,420
Hapoel Acre Acre Municipal Stadium[B] 5,000
Hapoel Be'er Sheva Vasermil Stadium 13,000
Hapoel Haifa Kiryat Eliezer Stadium 14,002
Hapoel Petah Tikva HaMoshava Stadium[C] 11,500
Hapoel Rishon LeZion Haberfeld Stadium 6,000
Hapoel Tel Aviv Bloomfield Stadium 14,700
Ironi Kiryat Shmona Ironi Stadium 5,300
Ironi Ramat HaSharon Grundman Stadium[D] 4,300
Maccabi Haifa Kiryat Eliezer Stadium 14,002
Maccabi Netanya Sar-Tov Stadium 7,500
Maccabi Petah Tikva HaMoshava Stadium[C] 11,500
Maccabi Tel Aviv Bloomfield Stadium 14,700

^A While Teddy Stadium was in renovation. Beitar Jerusalem hosted their home games in alternative stadia until the stadium was completed on 20 November 2011. Beitar chose to host its games in Ramat Gan Stadium.[5]
^B Hapoel Acre played their first home game at the Ilut Stadium while their stadium was under construction.
^C The Petah Tikva Municipal Stadium was demolished. Hapoel and Maccabi Petah Tikva hosted their home games in alternative stadia until the new Petah Tikva Stadium was fully constructed on December 2011. Both Hapoel and Maccabi hosted its games in Ramat Gan Stadium.[6]
^D Ironi Ramat HaSharon played their home games at the Winter Stadium until March 2012 while their stadium was under construction.

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming manager Date of appointment Table
Maccabi Petah Tikva Israel Freddy David End of contract 8 May 2011[7] 7th (10–11) Israel Marco Balbul 28 May 2011[8] Pre-Season
Hapoel Tel Aviv Israel Eli Guttman End of contract 25 May 2011[9] 2nd (10–11) Israel Dror Kashtan 4 June 2011[10] Pre-Season
Bnei Yehuda Israel Dror Kashtan End of contract 4 June 2011[10] 4th (10–11) Israel Yossi Abukasis 14 June 2011[11] Pre-Season
Beitar Jerusalem Israel Ronny Levy Resigned 10 June 2011[12] 11th (10–11) Israel David Amsalem 10 June 2011[12] Pre-Season
Beitar Jerusalem Israel David Amsalem Resigned 15 August 2011[13] Pre-Season Israel Yuval Naim 17 August 2011[14] Pre-Season
Hapoel Petah Tikva Israel Gili Landau Resigned 16 August 2011[15] 14th (10–11) Israel Gili Landau[E] 17 August 2011[16] Pre-Season
Hapoel Be'er Sheva Israel Nir Klinger Resigned 1 October 2011[17] 14th Israel Guy Levy 3 October 2011[18] 14th
Maccabi Petah Tikva Israel Marco Balbul Resigned 15 October 2011[19] 9th Israel Eyal Lahman 18 October 2011[20] 11th
Ironi Ramat HaSharon Israel Momi Zafran Sacked 13 November 2011[21] 9th Israel Meni Koretski (caretaker) 13 November 2011[21] 9th
Hapoel Haifa Israel Nitzan Shirazi Resigned 26 November 2011[22] 14th Israel Tal Banin 27 November 2011[23] 14th
Ironi Ramat HaSharon Israel Meni Koretski (caretaker) End of caretaker spell 5 December 2011[24] 4th Israel Yehoshua Feigenbaum 5 December 2011[24] 4th
Maccabi Tel Aviv Israel Motti Ivanir Sacked 5 December 2011[25] 9th Israel Nir Levine[F] 6 December 2011[26][27] 9th
Hapoel Tel Aviv Israel Dror Kashtan Sacked 9 January 2012[28] 3rd Israel Ron Tziblin (caretaker)[G] 9 January 2012[28] 3rd
Hapoel Tel Aviv Israel Ron Tziblin (caretaker)[G] End of caretaker spell 11 January 2012[29] 3rd Israel Nitzan Shirazi 11 January 2012[29] 3rd
Maccabi Petah Tikva Israel Eyal Lahman Resigned 21 January 2012[30] 12th Israel Moshe Sinai 22 January 2012[31] 12th
Hapoel Rishon LeZion Israel Nissan Yehezkel Sacked 29 January 2012[32] 15th Israel Eyal Lahman 30 January 2012[33] 15th
Beitar Jerusalem Israel Yuval Naim Resigned 8 February 2012[34] 12th Israel Hanan Azulay (caretaker) 9 February 2012[35] 12th
Beitar Jerusalem Israel Hanan Azulay (caretaker) End of caretaker spell 13 February 2012[36] 12th Israel Eli Cohen 13 February 2012[36] 12th

^E Gili Landau refused to reduce his salary and was resigned, he was appointed the following day after his salary was intact.
^F Nir Levine was acted as caretaker manager for a month until his appointment as manager on 9 January 2012.
^G Ron Tziblin acted as caretaker manager only once, in the club Toto Cup Al semi-finals against Maccabi Petah Tikva.

Regular season[edit]

Regular season table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Ironi Kiryat Shmona 30 19 9 2 42 15 +27 66 Top Playoff
2 Hapoel Tel Aviv 30 14 10 6 53 27 +26 0491
3 Bnei Sakhnin 30 14 7 9 49 35 +14 0472
4 F.C. Ashdod 30 12 11 7 39 33 +6 47
5 Maccabi Netanya 30 13 8 9 44 40 +4 47
6 Maccabi Haifa 30 12 9 9 46 39 +7 45
7 Maccabi Tel Aviv 30 13 5 12 41 32 +9 44
8 Bnei Yehuda 30 11 10 9 38 27 +11 43
9 Hapoel Ironi Acre 30 10 8 12 41 37 +4 38 Bottom Playoff
10 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 30 9 10 11 29 38 −9 37
11 Beitar Jerusalem 30 10 6 14 22 39 −17 0343
12 Hapoel Haifa 30 8 8 14 33 38 −5 32
13 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 30 9 5 16 33 54 −21 32
14 Maccabi Petah Tikva 30 7 9 14 31 50 −19 30
15 Hapoel Rishon LeZion 30 6 9 15 34 54 −20 27
16 Hapoel Petah Tikva 30 6 10 14 28 45 −17 0194

Source: Israel Football Association
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd matches won; 4th goals scored; 5th head-to-head; 6th decision match.
1 Hapoel Tel Aviv were deducted three points due to crowd riots in the match against Maccabi Tel Aviv.[37]
2 Bnei Sakhnin were deducted two points due to double contracts with players and staff.[38]
3 Beitar Jerusalem were deducted two points for racist taunts from the crowd.[39]
4 Hapoel Petah Tikva were deducted nine points for entering administration.[40]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Regular season results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BEI BnY BnS FCA HAC HBS HHA HPT HRL HTA IKS IRH MHA MNE MPT MTA
Beitar Jerusalem 2–1 0–3 1–0 3–1 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–4 2–1 0–0 0–0
Bnei Yehuda 3–0 1–1 1–0 4–1 5–1 1–0 5–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 2–2 0–0
Bnei Sakhnin 3–0 2–2 1–2 2–1 4–3 0–1 3–0 1–0 0–1 2–3 3–0 2–0 1–1 3–0 1–3
F.C. Ashdod 3–0 0–0 3–3 1–1 2–0 3–2 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–3 2–1
Hapoel Ironi Acre 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–2 2–0 1–0 3–1 2–2 0–2 1–2 2–0 0–1 1–2 0–0 3–0
Hapoel Be'er Sheva 0–1 3–1 0–2 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–2 2–1 1–1 0–3 1–3 1–1 1–2 0–0 1–4
Hapoel Haifa 3–0 0–2 1–2 2–2 2–4 0–2 2–2 3–2 0–0 0–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0
Hapoel Petah Tikva 0–1 0–1 1–2 0–1 0–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 2–3 1–1 1–1 3–1 3–1 1–0 1–3
Hapoel Rishon LeZion 2–0 0–1 4–2 2–1 0–3 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 4–2 0–0 2–2 0–2
Hapoel Tel Aviv 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–1 2–0 0–0 5–0 6–0 2–2 0–0 3–0 7–3 4–1 0–1
Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 4–0 1–0 1–3 1–1 2–1
Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 2–0 2–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 3–3 2–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 3–1
Maccabi Haifa 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 3–1 1–3 2–2 3–1 1–4 0–3 5–0 2–1 4–1 2–1
Maccabi Netanya 1–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 6–2 2–1 0–1 0–2 1–4 0–1 3–0
Maccabi Petah Tikva 2–3 1–0 1–3 2–3 0–4 1–2 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 0–2 2–3 1–4 0–1 2–1
Maccabi Tel Aviv 0–1 0–1 2–0 4–0 2–0 4–0 2–0 1–0 3–1 1–3 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–0

Source: Israel Football Association
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Playoffs[edit]

Key numbers for pairing determination (number marks position after 30 games):

Rounds
31st 32nd 33rd 34th 35th 36th 37th
1 – 8
2 – 7
3 – 6
4 – 5
1 – 2
6 – 4
7 – 3
8 – 5
2 – 8
3 – 1
4 – 7
5 – 6
1 – 4
2 – 3
7 – 5
8 – 6
3 – 8
4 – 2
5 – 1
6 – 7
1 – 6
2 – 5
3 – 4
8 – 7
4 – 8
5 – 3
6 – 2
7 – 1
09 – 16
10 – 15
11 – 14
12 – 13
09 – 10
14 – 12
15 – 11
16 – 13
10 – 16
11 – 90
12 – 15
13 – 14
09 – 12
10 – 11
15 – 13
16 – 14
11 – 16
12 – 10
13 – 90
14 – 15
09 – 14
10 – 13
11 – 12
16 – 15
12 – 16
13 – 11
14 – 10
15 – 90

Top Playoff[edit]

Top Playoff table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Ironi Kiryat Shmona (C) 37 21 10 6 48 26 +22 73 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Hapoel Tel Aviv 37 16 14 7 63 35 +28 0591 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round 2
3 Bnei Yehuda 37 16 11 10 53 36 +17 59 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round 2
4 Maccabi Netanya 37 17 8 12 54 48 +6 59
5 Maccabi Haifa 37 16 10 11 56 44 +12 58
6 Maccabi Tel Aviv 37 16 7 14 55 43 +12 55
7 F.C. Ashdod 37 14 12 11 44 44 0 54
8 Bnei Sakhnin 37 15 7 15 60 53 +7 0503

Source: Israel Football Association
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd matches won; 4th goals scored; 5th head-to-head; 6th decision match.
1 Hapoel Tel Aviv were deducted three points due to crowd riots in the match against Maccabi Tel Aviv.[37]
2 Hapoel Tel Aviv qualified for the play-off round of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League after winning the 2011–12 Israel State Cup. As they finished second, the fourth-placed team of the league also qualified for the Europa League.
3 Bnei Sakhnin were deducted two points due to double contracts with players and staff.[38]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Top Playoff results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BnY BnS FCA HTA IKS MHA MNE MTA
Bnei Yehuda 2–1 1–0 4–3
Bnei Sakhnin 0–3 1–2 5–0 0–2
F.C. Ashdod 2–1 0–2 0–2 1–1
Hapoel Tel Aviv 3–3 3–1 1–3 0–0
Ironi Kiryat Shmona 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–1
Maccabi Haifa 3–0 1–1 2–1
Maccabi Netanya 3–2 1–3 1–0
Maccabi Tel Aviv 5–2 3–2 1–0

Source: Israel Football Association
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Bottom Playoff[edit]

Bottom Playoff table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
9 Beitar Jerusalem 37 15 7 15 32 44 −12 0501
10 Hapoel Ironi Acre 37 13 9 15 51 46 +5 48
11 Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 37 11 13 13 37 45 −8 46
12 Hapoel Haifa 37 11 11 15 41 43 −2 44
13 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 37 12 7 18 39 61 −22 43
14 Maccabi Petah Tikva (R) 37 11 10 16 39 57 −18 0402 Relegation to Liga Leumit
15 Hapoel Rishon LeZion (R) 37 6 9 22 39 70 −31 27
16 Hapoel Petah Tikva (R) 37 8 11 18 36 55 −19 0263

Source: Israel Football Association
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd matches won; 4th goals scored; 5th head-to-head; 6th decision match.
1 Beitar Jerusalem were deducted two points for racist taunts from the crowd.[39]
2 Maccabi Petah Tikva were deducted three points after the team staff headbutted and kicked Hapoel Haifa player Ali El-Khatib after the match.[41]
3 Hapoel Petah Tikva were deducted nine points for entering administration.[40]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Bottom Playoff results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BEI HAC HBS HHA HPT HRL IRH MPT
Beitar Jerusalem 1–0 0–0 2–0 3–1
Hapoel Ironi Acre 0–0 2–3 2–0 1–2
Hapoel Be'er Sheva 3–1 1–3 1–0
Hapoel Haifa 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–1
Hapoel Petah Tikva 1–1 2–0 0–1
Hapoel Rishon LeZion 1–2 1–2 0–1
Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 0–1 0–0 2–1 5–2
Maccabi Petah Tikva 2–1 2–1 0–0

Source: Israel Football Association
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Israel Achmad Saba'a Maccabi Netanya 20
2 Israel Omer Damari Hapoel Tel Aviv 17
3 Argentina Pedro Galván Bnei Yehuda 16
4 Bulgaria Kostadin Hazurov Bnei Sakhnin 14
Israel Wiyam Amashe Maccabi Haifa 14
6 Israel Yuval Avidor Ironi Kiryat Shmona / Hapoel Haifa 13
Israel Shimon Abuhatzira Ironi Kiryat Shmona 13
Israel Toto Tamuz Hapoel Tel Aviv 13
Israel Maharan Radi Bnei Sakhnin 13
Israel Eliran Atar Maccabi Tel Aviv 13
Total 749
Average per game 2.53

Source: Israel Football Association

  • ^1 Yuval Avidor was loaned to Hapoel Haifa from Ironi Kiryat Shmona on 20 September 2011. Avidor played three games for Kiryat Shmona and did not score.

Season statistics[edit]

Scoring[edit]

Discipline[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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