1965–66 Liga Gimel

The 1965–66 Liga Gimel season saw 175 clubs competing in 14 regional divisions for promotion to Liga Bet.

Hapoel Hatzor, Beitar Acre, Hapoel Beit She'an, Hapoel Shefa-'Amr, Hapoel Atlit, Hapoel Zikhron Ya'akov, Hapoel Kfar Yona, Hapoel Rosh HaAyin, David Tel Aviv, Maccabi Ramla, Beitar Beit Dagan, Maccabi Kiryat Gat, Beitar Ashdod and Hapoel Yeruham won their regional divisions and qualified for the Promotion play-offs.

At the Promotion play-offs, Hapoel Beit She'an, Beitar Acre, Hapoel Atlit and Hapoel Zikhron Ya'akov were promoted to Liga Bet from the North play-offs, whilst Maccabi Ramla, Beitar Beit Dagan, Hapoel Rosh HaAyin and David Tel Aviv were promoted to Liga Bet from the South play-offs.

15 clubs did not finish the season due to suspensions and withdrawals.

Upper Galilee DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Hatzor 20 70 12 +58 37 Promotion play-offs
2 Beitar Tiberias 20 62 27 +35 30
3 Hapoel Dan 20 54 29 +25 29
4 Beitar Safed 20 60 26 +34 27
5 Hapoel Ayelet HaShahar 20 64 31 +33 23
6 Hapoel Yir'on 20 46 51 −5 21
7 Hapoel Neot Mordechai 20 45 41 +4 20
8 Maccabi Rosh Pinna 20 37 51 −14 14
9 Hapoel Bnei HaGalil 20 18 54 −36 10
10 Hapoel Dishon 20 28 83 −55 9
11 Beitar Yosef Kiryat Shmona 20 3 82 −79 0

Western Galilee DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Beitar Acre 26 93 9 +84 50 Promotion play-offs
2 Al-Amal Acre 26 99 11 +88 49
3 Hapoel Kafr Yasif 26 61 34 +27 34
4 Al Ahly Majd al-Krum 26 42 35 +7 28
5 Shimshon Nahariya 26 65 41 +24 27
6 Hapoel Shlomi 26 69 60 +9 26
7 Bnei Tamra 26 39 34 +5 26
8 Maccabi Nahariya 26 47 44 +3 25
9 Hapoel Tamra 26 39 68 −29 23
10 Maccabi Tamra 26 39 75 −36 21
11 Hapoel Mi'ilya 26 32 64 −32 20
12 Hapoel Sakhnin 26 31 60 −29 15
13 Hapoel I'billin 26 20 74 −54 11
14 Hapoel Tarshiha 26 10 77 −67 3

Valleys DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Beit She'an 18 88 20 +68 33 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Beit HaShita 18 86 16 +70 30
3 Maccabi Afula 18 53 22 +31 28
4 Beitar Beit She'an 18 40 31 +9 20
5 Hapoel Tel Yosef 18 56 34 +22 19
6 Hapoel Kafr Sulam 18 35 41 −6 16
7 Hapoel Geva 18 41 57 −16 11
8 Hapoel Hever 18 23 60 −37 9
9 Hapoel Vatikei Balfouria 18 18 81 −63 9
10 Maccabi Beit She'an 18 12 68 −56 4

Nazareth DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Shefa-'Amr 22 88 11 +77 39 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Kiryat Tiv'on 22 72 17 +55 38
3 Hapoel Kiryat Nazareth 22 55 23 +32 33
4 Beitar Migdal HaEmek 22 51 23 +28 30
5 Al Ahly Nazareth 22 47 29 +18 25
6 HaPiryon Shefa-'Amr 22 33 37 −4 22
7 Tzeirei HaDruzim 22 36 39 −3 20
8 Hapoel Reineh 22 34 53 −19 17
9 Hapoel Rekhasim 22 29 49 −20 14
10 Al-Amal HaKatoli 22 27 64 −37 13
11 Al-Salam Nazareth 22 22 63 −41 9
12 Hapoel Daburiyya 22 8 91 −83 1

Haifa DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Atlit 24 99 17 +82 46 Promotion play-offs
2 Beitar Kiryat Binyamin 24 63 24 +39 37
3 Maccabi Neve Sha'anan 24 63 56 +7 28
4 Hapoel Ahva Haifa 24 49 50 −1 27
5 Hapoel Geva HaCarmel 24 59 43 +16 25
6 Beitar Tel Hanan 24 35 34 +1 23
7 Hapoel HaTzair Haifa 24 34 33 +1 21
8 Maccabi Tel Hanan 24 38 44 −6 21
9 Hapoel Kiryat Yam 24 44 58 −14 20
10 Hapoel Ein HaMifratz 24 39 49 −10 19
11 Hapoel Kiryat Binyamin 24 37 65 −28 17
12 Hapoel Tzrufa 24 35 79 −44 11
13 Hapoel Yokneam 24 25 68 −43 9

Samaria DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Zikhron Ya'akov 28 109 29 +80 48 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Beit Yitzhak 28 97 37 +60 42
3 Beitar Zvi Netanya 28 85 31 +54 42
4 Maccabi Amidar Netanya 28 90 41 +49 41
5 Maccabi Fureidis 28 85 43 +42 35
6 Beitar Binyamina 28 66 33 +33 34
7 Beitar Hadera 28 80 46 +34 34
8 Hapoel Or Akiva 28 63 38 +25 29
9 Maccabi HaSharon Netanya 28 43 19 +24 29
10 Maccabi Kafr Qasim 28 40 97 −57 18
11 Hapoel Lehavot Haviva 28 37 74 −37 16
12 Beitar Or Akiva 28 82 97 −15 14
13 Hapoel Kafr Qara 28 34 75 −41 13
14 Beitar Zikhron Ya'akov 28 23 112 −89 6
15 Hapoel 'Ara 28 9 91 −82 6

Sharon DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Kfar Yona 24 73 22 +51 43 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Ein HaTchelet 24 76 21 +55 39
3 Hapoel Tel Mond 24 93 36 +57 32
4 Hapoel Yanuv 24 52 36 +16 30
5 Hapoel Burgata 24 46 30 +16 29
6 Hapoel Tira 24 68 31 +37 28
7 Hapoel Tayibe 24 45 46 −1 26
8 Hapoel Elyakhin 24 49 44 +5 24
9 Hapoel Qalansawe 24 30 43 −13 23
10 Maccabi Bnei Tira 24 37 73 −36 14
11 Hapoel Tnuvot 24 22 64 −42 12
12 Maccabi Kfar Yona 24 27 76 −49 8
13 Maccabi Tayibe 24 5 101 −96 1

Petah Tikva DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Rosh HaAyin 26 117 15 +102 50 Promotion play-offs
2 F.C. Ein Ya'akov 26 86 22 +64 46
3 Hapoel Kafr Qasim 26 90 28 +62 35
4 Shimshon Rosh HaAyin 26 70 44 +26 34
5 Beitar Magdiel 26 91 60 +31 29
6 Hapoel Peretz Ra'anana 26 56 51 +5 28
7 Hapoel Jaljulia 26 51 43 +8 27
8 Hapoel Hod HaSharon 26 57 89 −32 26
9 Beitar Mahane Yehuda 26 36 66 −30 18
10 Hapoel Eliyahu Ra'anana 26 46 73 −27 16
11 Beitar Rosh HaAyin 26 38 79 −41 13
12 Beitar Fajja Petah Tikva 26 36 82 −46 10
13 Beitar Amishav Petah Tikva 26 35 76 −41 9
14 Maccabi Rosh HaAyin 26 38 119 −81 5

Tel Aviv DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 David Tel Aviv 24 80 13 +67 46 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Ramat HaSharon 24 83 21 +62 40
3 Beitar Herzliya 24 69 32 +37 35
4 Hapoel Kiryat Shalom 24 80 39 +41 31
5 Hapoel Ezra 24 49 44 +5 24
6 Beitar HaTzafon Tel Aviv 24 51 52 −1 23
7 Maccabi Darom Tel Aviv 24 44 53 −9 23
8 Hapoel Afeka 24 48 78 −30 22
9 Beitar Kiryat Matalon 24 44 61 −17 18
10 Beitar Sheikh Munis 24 34 37 −3 17
11 Hapoel Bavli Tel Aviv 24 35 57 −22 15
12 Maccabi Ever HaYarkon 24 29 68 −39 13
13 Beitar Ganei Tikva 24 9 100 −91 0

Jaffa DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Maccabi Ramla 20 82 20 +62 38 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Bnei Ramla 20 52 8 +44 34
3 Hapoel Kireon 20 45 27 +18 25
4 Tzeirei Jaffa 20 59 45 +14 24
5 Hapoel Neve Monosson 20 44 32 +12 23
6 Beitar Eli Kireon 20 29 57 −28 16
7 Beitar Yehud 20 33 41 −8 15
8 Beitar Jaffa 20 32 74 −42 14
9 Maccabi Yehud 20 35 54 −19 11
10 Hapoel HaRakevet Lod 20 26 43 −17 11
11 Shabab Jaffa 20 14 50 −36 7

Central DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Beitar Beit Dagan 26 106 23 +83 46 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Gedera 26 95 36 +59 40
3 Maccabi Yavne 26 77 43 +34 37
4 Beitar Rishon LeZion 26 66 32 +34 36
5 Maccabi Kfar Gvirol 26 44 43 +1 27
6 Maccabi Haim Rehovot 26 69 71 −2 26
7 Hapoel Hatzav 26 32 36 −4 26
8 Maccabi Kiryat Malakhi 26 45 74 −29 22
9 Maccabi Ezra UBitzaron 26 35 53 −18 21
10 Beitar Gedera 26 44 59 −15 18
11 Hapoel Ezra UBitzaron 26 40 64 −24 17
12 Beitar Tirat Shalom 26 41 84 −43 17
13 Maccabi Kiryat Ekron 26 31 84 −53 15
14 Maccabi Gan Yavne 26 29 52 −23 14

Jerusalem DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Maccabi Kiryat Gat 18 50 20 +30 29 Promotion play-offs
2 Beitar Beit Shemesh 18 54 15 +39 28
3 Hapoel Beit Safafa 18 39 25 +14 23
4 ASA Jerusalem 18 39 24 +15 22
5 Maccabi Beit Shemesh 18 25 32 −7 19
6 Hapoel Katamonim 18 25 31 −6 16
7 Hapoel Kiryat Gat 18 35 42 −7 12
8 Beitar Katamonim 18 20 43 −23 12
9 Hapoel Beit Shemesh B 18 26 40 −14 11
10 Beitar Ein Karem 18 22 63 −41 7

South DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Beitar Ashdod 22 65 28 +37 34 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Be'eri 22 54 26 +28 34
3 Maccabi Ashkelon 22 63 19 +44 32
4 Maccabi Ashdod 22 56 29 +27 30
5 Hapoel Gvar'am Yad Mordechai 22 55 32 +23 28
6 Beitar Ashkelon 22 43 32 +11 26
7 Hapoel Merhavim 22 36 49 −13 17
8 Hapoel Sde Uziyahu 22 33 48 −15 15
9 Hapoel Shimshon Ashkelon 22 34 53 −19 14
10 Hapoel Or HaNer 22 33 68 −35 11
11 Hapoel Shtulim 22 22 52 −30 11
12 Hapoel Beit Ezra 22 23 81 −58 8

Negev DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Yeruham 16 38 6 +32 29 Promotion play-offs
2 Beitar Dimona 16 49 19 +30 21
3 Maccabi Be'er Sheva 16 49 14 +35 20
4 Beitar Ofakim 16 28 27 +1 20
5 Hapoel Mitzpe Ramon 16 28 29 −1 17
6 Shimshon Yeruham 16 28 29 −1 17
7 Maccabi Dimona 16 27 39 −12 10
8 Hapoel Mashabei Sadeh 16 14 53 −39 5
9 Beitar Yeruham 16 8 66 −58 4

Promotion play-offsEdit

North play-offsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Hapoel Beit She'an 6 12 8 +4 7 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Beitar Acre 6 14 11 +3 7
3 Hapoel Atlit 6 13 11 +2 7
4 Hapoel Zikhron Ya'akov 6 12 7 +5 6
5 Hapoel Shefa-'Amr 6 9 8 +1 6 Remained in Liga Gimel
6 Hapoel Hatzor 6 5 7 −2 4
7 Hapoel Kfar Yona 6 6 19 −13 2

South play-offsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Maccabi Ramla 6 14 5 +9 9 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Beitar Beit Dagan 6 13 7 +6 9
3 Hapoel Rosh HaAyin 6 13 9 +4 8
4 David Tel Aviv 6 14 7 +7 7
5 Beitar Ashdod 6 8 11 −3 5 Remained in Liga Gimel
6 Maccabi Kiryat Gat 6 10 14 −4 4
7 Hapoel Yeruham 6 0 19 −19 0

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