1944–45 Palestine League

The 1944-45 Palestine League was a special edition of the Palestine League, designated as a "test league". For this season, 14 teams took part in the league, divided into two regional leagues. The northern division was won by Hapoel Tel Aviv, while the southern district was won by Beitar Tel Aviv.[1]

Palestine League
Season1944–45
ChampionsHapoel Tel Aviv
Beitar Tel Aviv

The two regional winners were due to meet at the end of the season in two friendly matches, however these matches weren't played, and currently the IFA recognize both team as league champions for this season.[2]

League tablesEdit

Northern DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hapoel Tel Aviv 10 8 2 0 28 8 +20 18 Joint champions
2 Hapoel Ramat Gan 10 5 3 2 29 16 +13 13
3 Hapoel Haifa 12 5 3 4 24 19 +5 13
4 Maccabi Tel Aviv 11 4 3 4 19 16 +3 11
5 Hapoel Petah Tikva 11 4 2 5 14 13 +1 10
6 Maccabi Petah Tikva 12 3 1 8 9 32 −23 7
7 Maccabi Netanya 12 3 0 9 21 40 −19 6
8 Hapoel Herzliya 0 0

Southern DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Beitar Tel Aviv 10 9 1 0 33 9 +24 19 Joint champions
2 Maccabi Rehovot 10 6 1 3 22 11 +11 13
3 Maccabi Rishon LeZion 12 5 2 5 23 21 +2 12
4 Maccabi Nes Tziona 11 5 1 5 16 18 −2 11
5 Hapoel Rehovot 11 5 0 6 29 26 +3 10
6 Hapoel Rishon LeZion 10 4 1 5 16 19 −3 9
7 Hakoah Tel Aviv 10 0 0 10 5 40 −35 0

ReferencesEdit

  • 100 Years of Football 1906-2006, Elisha Shohat (Israel), 2006, pp. 132–136
  1. ^ Shohat, Elisha (2006). 100 Years of Football 1906-2006. pp. 132–134.
  2. ^ List of Champions Archived 2013-04-12 at the Wayback Machine football.org.il (in Hebrew)