1961–62 Liga Leumit

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Liga Leumit
Season 1961-62
Champions Hapoel Petah Tikva
5th title
Relegated Maccabi Netanya
Top goalscorer Yitzhak Nizri
Shlomo Levi (16)

The 1961–62 Liga Leumit season saw Hapoel Petah Tikva crowned as champions for the fourth successive season (a record which no other club has yet repeated). Shlomo Levi of Hapoel Haifa and Yitzhak Nizri of Hapoel Tiberias were the league's joint top scorers with 16 goals each.

Maccabi Netanya were relegated to Liga Alef.

Final table[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1 Hapoel Petah Tikva 22 12 4 6 35 19 16 28
2 Maccabi Jaffa 22 10 6 6 33 29 4 26
3 Hapoel Tiberias 22 11 3 8 43 31 12 25
4 Maccabi Haifa 22 11 3 8 45 34 11 25
5 Bnei Yehuda 22 9 6 7 32 29 3 24
6 Hapoel Jerusalem 22 8 7 7 26 25 1 23
7 Hapoel Tel Aviv 22 10 3 9 31 35 -4 23
8 Hapoel Haifa 22 8 6 8 34 27 7 22
9 Shimshon Tel Aviv 22 8 6 8 24 28 -4 22
10 Maccabi Tel Aviv 22 5 7 10 22 34 -12 17
11 Maccabi Petah Tikva 22 5 6 11 14 30 -16 16
12 Maccabi Netanya 22 4 5 13 23 41 -18 13 Relegated to Liga Alef

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