Browsing Beitar Jerusalem

Israeli Premier League – The Best Relegation Battle in Europe

Posted on 30 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

The Israeli Premier League isn’t one of the best or worth watching in European football, but the relegation battle that has come to the point of no return with one match-day left to play, putting six teams (Hapoel Haifa, Beitar Jerusalem, Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Hapoel Acre, Bnei Sakhnin, Maccabi Netanya) in danger of dropping to the second tier (Liga Leumit), with all six of them involved in matches between one another. More

Footballer Gets Stuck Under Electronic Billboard

Posted on 25 Feb, 2013, by in Miscellaneous

Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem usually makes the global news for reasons outside the sport – racist fans, refusing to accept the arrival of Muslim players to the club. In their recent match against Maccabi Haifa, it was a comedic incident, involving Avi Rikan, getting his boot stuck under an Electronic billboard, that caught the attention of many. More