1956–57 Liga Bet

The 1956–57 Liga Bet season saw Hapoel Balfouria and Shimshon Tel Aviv promoted to Liga Alef as the respective winners of the north and south divisions. They were joined by Maccabi Hadera and Bnei Yehuda, who finished second in each of their respective divisions.

North DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hapoel Balfouria 22 66 23 +43 34 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Maccabi Hadera 22 58 32 +26 32
3 Hapoel Netanya 22 62 32 +30 31
4 Hapoel Tiberias 22 62 39 +23 26
5 Hapoel Acre 22 52 47 +5 24
6 Hapoel Even Yehuda 22 40 52 −12 22
7 Hapoel Tirat HaCarmel 22 50 51 −1 20
8 Hapoel Beit Lid 22 26 46 −20 17
9 Hapoel Kfar Ata 22 37 59 −22 16
10 Hapoel Atlit[a] 22 29 47 −18 15
11 Hapoel Tel Hanan 22 34 55 −21 14
12 Maccabi Zikhron Ya'akov 22 29 62 −33 13 Relegated to Liga Gimel
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Sport Club Atlit became Hapoel Atlit.

Ahva Notzrit Haifa collapsed and withdrew from the league.[1][2]

South DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Shimshon Tel Aviv 24 79 18 +61 44 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Bnei Yehuda 24 21 1 2 92 20 +72 43
3 Hapoel Rishon LeZion 24 58 30 +28 32
4 Hapoel Ramla 24 43 32 +11 27
5 Hapoel Kiryat Ono 24 52 52 0 25
6 Maccabi Shmuel Tel Aviv 24 43 47 −4 25
7 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 24 44 45 −1 24
8 Maccabi Ramla 24 39 48 −9 22
9 Beitar Jaffa 24 36 47 −11 20
10 Hapoel Ra'anana 24 34 44 −10 19
11 Beitar Mahane Yehuda 24 40 57 −17 19
12 Hapoel HaMegabesh Rishon LeZion 24 27 70 −43 10 Relegated to Liga Gimel
13 Hapoel Mefalsim Sha'ar HaNegev 24 8 85 −77 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Teams dissolved - Teams founded Maariv, 30.12.56, Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)
  2. ^ Football at Saturday Maariv, 19.4.57, Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)