2014–15 Beitar Jerusalem F.C. season

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Beitar Jerusalem
2014–15 season
ChairmanEli Tabib
ManagerMeni Koretski
(until 28 January 2015)
Guy Levy
(from 28 January 2015)
Ligat Ha'Al4th
State CupRound of 32
Toto CupGroup stage
Top goalscorerLeague: Itzik Cohen (8)
All: Lidor Cohen, Itzik Cohen (8)
Highest home attendance23,000 (rd. 18 vs Hapoel Tel Aviv)
Lowest home attendance3,000 (rd. 29 vs Maccabi Petah Tikva)

The 2014–15 season is Beitar Jerusalem's 46th season in the Israeli Premier League.

First team[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Israel GK Boris Klaiman
2 Israel DF Eli Dasa
4 Israel DF Ze'ev Haimovich
5 Spain DF César Arzo
6 Israel DF Tal Kachila
7 Israel MF Omer Atzili
8 Israel MF Shlomi Azulay
9 Israel FW Itzik Cohen
10 Israel MF Hanan Maman
11 Israel MF Dani Preda
12 Israel FW Avishay Cohen
No. Position Player
14 Brazil MF Claudemir
15 Israel DF Shmulik Malul
17 Israel MF Lidor Cohen
18 Israel MF Ben Malka
19 Israel FW Tomer Swisa
20 Israel MF Omer Nachmani
22 Israel GK Ben Rahav
23 Israel DF Tomer Yerucham
24 Israel MF Ofir Kriaf (Captain)
28 Romania MF Liviu Antal
81 Serbia DF Dušan Matović (Vice-captain)

Summer transfers[edit]

Winter transfers[edit]

Pre-season and friendlies[edit]

Ligat Ha'Al (Premier League)[edit]

Fixtures[edit]

The whole season was postponed due to war

  1. ^ Beitar Jerusalem hosted round 4 outside Jerusalem due to reseeding of the grass at Teddy Stadium.[27]
  2. ^ Maccabi Tel Aviv hosted round 12 outside Tel Aviv due to their fan's violence during the Tel Aviv derby.[28]
  3. ^ Beitar Jerusalem hosted round 13 outside Jerusalem as a punishment for racial slurs by their fans in the match against Bnei Sakhnin.[29][30]
  4. ^ Beitar Jerusalem played round 22 with no crowd and hosted round 25 outside Jerusalem as a punishment for racial slurs by their fans against Eyad Abu Abaid of Maccabi Netanya.[31][32]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 26 17 5 4 53 20 +33 0541 Top Playoff
2 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 26 14 7 5 47 24 +23 49
3 Ironi Kiryat Shmona 26 13 8 5 40 27 +13 47
4 Beitar Jerusalem 26 10 10 6 38 29 +9 40
5 Maccabi Petah Tikva 26 10 9 7 28 30 −2 39
6 Maccabi Haifa 26 11 4 11 38 29 +9 37

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 Maccabi Tel Aviv deducted one point.[28]
(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.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
26 10 10 6 38 29  +9 40 5 4 4 18 14  +4 5 6 2 20 15  +5

Last updated: 15 March 2015.
Source: Competitive matches

Top playoff[edit]

  1. ^ Beitar Jerusalem will host rounds 29 & 31 outside Jerusalem as a punishment for racial slurs by their fans against Ahmed Abed of Ironi Kiryat Shmona.[33]

Top playoff table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Maccabi Tel Aviv (C) (Q) 36 21 9 6 67 32 +35 0701 2015–16 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Ironi Kiryat Shmona (Q) 36 18 10 8 53 38 +15 64 2015–16 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round 3
3 Hapoel Be'er Sheva (Q) 36 17 11 8 63 40 +23 62 2015–16 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round 3
4 Beitar Jerusalem (Q) 36 13 13 10 48 43 +5 0512 2015–16 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round 3
5 Maccabi Haifa 36 14 8 14 51 37 +14 50
6 Maccabi Petah Tikva 36 12 12 12 34 41 −7 48

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 Maccabi Tel Aviv deducted one point.[34]
2 Beitar Jerusalem deducted two points.[35]
(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.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
36 13 13 10 48 43  +5 52 6 7 5 23 17  +6 7 6 5 25 26  −1

Last updated: 31 May 2015.
Source: Competitive matches

Results by round[edit]

Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536
GroundAHAHAHAHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAAHAAAHAHHHAHA
ResultDWDDWDDLLLWDDLWWDDLWWLDWWWWDLLDLDWWL
Position557744446888665444444555444444445[a]44
Updated to match(es) played on 31 May 2015. Source: Competitive matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
  1. ^ Beitar were deducted 2 points after racist calls by their fans during the round 32 match.[35]

League goalscorers per round[edit]

Total Player Goals per Round
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
8 Israel Itzik Cohen 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
6 Israel Omer Atzili 1 1 1 1 1 1
Israel Lidor Cohen 2 1 1 1 1
5 Montenegro Žarko Korać 1 1 1 1 1
Israel Hanan Maman 1 1 1 1 1
4 Israel Shlomi Azulay 1 1 1 1
3 Romania Liviu Antal 1 2
2 Israel Tomer Swisa 1 1
Israel Eli Dasa 1 1
Brazil Claudemir 1 1
Israel Ofir Kriaf 1 1
Goal Own goal 2
1 Israel Tal Kachila 1
48 TOTAL 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 3 4 3 1 0 3 4 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 0

State Cup[edit]

Fixtures[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

1 goal

Toto Cup[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Hapoel Petah Tikva 4 2 1 1 7 3 +4 7
2 F.C. Ashdod 4 2 1 1 5 5 0 7
3 Maccabi Petah Tikva 4 1 2 1 1 3 −2 5
4 Beitar Jerusalem 4 1 1 2 4 3 +1 4
5 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 4 0 3 1 2 5 −3 3

Source: football.org.il (in Hebrew)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd matches won; 4th goals scored; 5th head-to-head; 6th decision match
(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.

  1. ^ Beitar Jerusalem hosted their first home matches of the season outside Jerusalem due to renovation of Teddy Stadium.[36]

Goalscorers[edit]

2 goals
1 goal

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Miller, Tal; Yankelovitch, Roey (25 June 2014). "Beitar Jerusalem: Hanan Maman signed for one season, goalkeeper Ben Rahav agreed to terms" (in Hebrew). Israel Sport.
  3. ^ a b c Ben Ziv, Guy (17 July 2014). "Haimovich finalised with Beitar, Mor Shaked signed for two years" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  4. ^ a b Ben Ziv, Guy (3 July 2014). "Korać and Arzo signed with Beitar, Amir Edry is a candidate" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  5. ^ Maman, Assi; Berman, Yigal (14 July 2014). "2:1 for Beitar Jerusalem over Ashdod, Claudemir has signed" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  6. ^ Ben Ziv, Guy (25 June 2014). "Eli Tabib returned, Hanan Maman signed with Beitar for one season" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  7. ^ Ben Ziv, Guy (21 July 2014). "Rishon LeZion's midfielder Shlomi Azulay has signed with Beitar" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  8. ^ Ben Ziv, Guy (14 September 2014). "Swisa signed with Beitar Jerusalem: Happy to finally join" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  9. ^ Ben Ziv, Guy (21 October 2014). "Sani Emmanuel finalized with Beitar Jerusalem for a season" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  10. ^ Ben Ziv, Guy (24 October 2014). "Beitar Jerusalem training blown: Hapoel represent Gaza" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  11. ^ Ben Ziv, Guy (11 August 2014). "The arbitrator has ruled: Harush will be released for free from Beitar" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  12. ^ Amir, Raz (28 August 2014). "Ariel Harush has basically finalized with Maccabi Netanya for two years" (in Hebrew). ONE.
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  23. ^ Weiss, Shlomo (25 December 2014). "Beitar Jerusalem: Ben Malka signed until the end of the season" (in Hebrew). Walla!.
  24. ^ Pashketzki, Motti (1 February 2015). "Liviu Antal signed with Beitar: I know where I have arrived" (in Hebrew). Sport 5.
  25. ^ Pashketzki, Motti (23 January 2015). "Mor Shaked: Today Koretski is sorry he didn't let me play" (in Hebrew). Sport 5.
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  29. ^ Sharon, Liron; Ben Dor, Doron (26 November 2014). "Radius game with crowd punishment for Beitar Jerusalem and Bnei Sakhnin" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  30. ^ Goldenberg, Sivan (2 December 2014). "Beitar's radius game will not be against H. Petah Tikva" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  31. ^ Sharon, Liron (28 January 2015). "Heavy punishment for Beitar Jerusalem: A Point deduction" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  32. ^ Maman, Asi (4 February 2015). "A mitigation of Beitar's punishment: The league point was returned" (in Hebrew). ONE.
  33. ^ "Tough punishment for Beitar: Two radius games and a fine" (in Hebrew). ONE. 15 February 2015.
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  36. ^ Ben Ziv, Guy (18 August 2014). "Coming Home: Beitar finally starts in Teddy" (in Hebrew). ONE.

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