Jacob Cohen (footballer)

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Jacob Cohen
יעקב כהן
Personal information
Full name Jacob Cohen
Date of birth (1956-09-25) 25 September 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth Be'er Sheva, Israel
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left back
Youth career
Hapoel Be'er Sheva
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1980 Hapoel Be'er Sheva
1980–1982 Brighton & Hove Albion 6 (0)
1982–1983 Beitar Tel Aviv
1983–1984 Maccabi Tel Aviv 28 (0)
1984–1986 Hapoel Tel Aviv 40 (0)
1986–1989 Maccabi Petah Tikva
National team
1976–1981 Israel 19 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 July 2015

Jacob Cohen (born 25 September 1956) is an Israeli former professional footballer that has played in several clubs throughout Europe, including Hapoel Be'er Sheva, Brighton & Hove Albion, Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Tel Aviv.

Playing career[edit]

Cohen was bought by Brighton & Hove Albion from Hapoel Be'er Sheva for £40,000 in October 1990, but made just six appearances.[1]



Hapoel Be'er Sheva
Hapoel Tel Aviv


  • כהן יעקב (in Hebrew). Israel Football Association. Retrieved 2009-07-26. 


  1. ^ "New recruit would be rare foreign fling". The Argus. 2004-07-20. Archived from the original on September 2, 2010. Retrieved 2009-07-26.