1940 Palestine League

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Palestine League
Season 1940
Champions Hapoel Tel Aviv
4th title
Matches played 54
Goals scored 210 (3.89 per match)
1939

The 1940 Palestine League was the eighth season of league football in the British Mandate for Palestine. The defending champions were Hapoel Tel Aviv.

Eight clubs took part in the league. The league was played between 27 January[1] and 29 June 1940.[2] All clubs completed their schedule of 14 matches.

The championship was won by defending champions Hapoel Tel Aviv.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts
1 Hapoel Tel Aviv 14 10 3 1 31 12 2.583 23 Champions
2 Beitar Tel Aviv 14 8 3 3 43 8 5.375 19
3 Maccabi Tel Aviv 14 8 2 4 46 14 3.286 18
4 Maccabi Nes Tziona 14 6 4 4 24 28 0.857 16
5 Hapoel Haifa 14 5 2 7 22 34 0.647 12
6 Hakoah Tel Aviv 14 4 4 6 12 25 0.480 12
7 Maccabi Petah Tikva 14 5 0 9 32 42 0.762 10
8 Hapoel Herzliya 14 0 2 12 6 53 0.113 2
Updated to match(es) played on 29 June 1940. Source: IFA

Results[edit]

Home ╲ Away BTA HKT HHA HHE HTA MNZ MPT MTA
Beitar Tel Aviv 0–0 4–2 7–0 3–0 9–0 3–0 0–0
Hakoah Tel Aviv 0–0 0–2 1–0 0–3 3–1 1–0 1–1
Hapoel Haifa 2–4 2–1 3–0 0–3 2–3 3–2 0–5
Hapoel Herzliya 0–4 0–1 0–0 1–2 2–2 2–6 0–4
Hapoel Tel Aviv 1–0 5–2 1–1 6–0 0–0 2–1 2–1
Maccabi Nes Tziona 1–0 1–1 3–1 4–1 1–1 2–3 1–4
Maccabi Petah Tikva 0–9 7–1 7–1 2–0 1–3 1–2 1–5
Maccabi Tel Aviv 0–2 3–0 1–3 11–0 1–2 0–3 8–1

Source: 100 Years of Football 1906-2006, Elisha Shohat (Israel), 2006
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Rain Shut Down Sport Activities Over the Weekend HaBoker, 28 January 1940, viar archive.football.org.il (in Hebrew)
  2. ^ End of the Football Season – Hapoel Tel Aviv Wins Assis Cup HaBoker, 30 June 1940, via archive.football.org.il (in Hebrew)