|Full name||Shay Abutbul|
|Date of birth||January 16, 1983|
|Place of birth||Bat Yam, Israel|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder|
|Hapoel Tel Aviv|
|1999–2002||Hapoel Tel Aviv|
|2002– 2015||Hapoel Tel Aviv||236||(18)|
|2015 –||Maccabi Sha'arayim||12||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2013.
Shay Abutbul began his career in the youth ranks of top Israeli side Hapoel Tel Aviv. After impressing with the youth side, Shay was called up to the first team in 2002. Since then Abutbul has been one of the top players for the club. During his time with Hapoel he has helped the club capture the Israeli Cup on two occasions and qualify for the UEFA Cup. During the 2008/08 season Shay appeared in 20 league matches scoring 3 goals, he also appeared in 6 UEFA Cup matches scoring 1 goal. It was reported that he has an offer from New York Red Bulls from the MLS.
Abutbul has represented Israel at the Under 19 and Under 21 level. He also served as captain of the under 21 side.
Shay married his girlfriend Keren in May 2005. They have four children.