1973–74 Liga Bet

The 1973–74 Liga Bet season saw Hapoel Beit She'an, Maccabi Hadera, Beitar Jaffa and Hapoel Ashkelon win their regional divisions and qualify with the second-placed clubs, Beitar Tiberias, Hapoel Mahane Yehuda, Hapoel Kfar Shalem and Maccabi Yavne for promotion play-offs against the bottom two clubs of both North and South divisions in Liga Alef. Maccabi Hadera and Beitar Jaffa were the only Liga Bet clubs who achieved promotion to Liga Alef.

On same basis, promotion-relegation play-offs contested between the bottom Liga Bet clubs and the top Liga Gimel clubs.

North Division AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Beit She'an 30 74 30 +44 47 Promotion play-offs
2 Beitar Tiberias 30 67 40 +27 43
3 Hapoel Kiryat Haim 30 46 35 +11 39
4 Hapoel Kiryat Yam 30 59 36 +23 38
5 Hapoel Tel Hanan 30 42 22 +20 38
6 Hapoel Nazareth Illit[a] 30 66 41 +25 37
7 Beitar Nahariya 29 44 26 +18 37
8 Maccabi Kiryat Bialik 30 50 55 −5 29
9 Hapoel Kfar Ruppin 30 59 62 −3 28
10 Beitar Kiryat Shmona 30 48 52 −4 28
11 Hapoel Afikim 30 62 65 −3 26
12 Hapoel Hatzor 30 31 59 −28 20
13 Maccabi Tiberias 30 36 59 −23 19
14 Hapoel Kiryat Tiv'on 30 45 75 −30 19
15 Hapoel Bnei Acre 29 30 58 −28 17 Relegation play-offs
16 Beitar Acre 30 15 75 −60 9
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Hapoel Kiryat Nazareth became Hapoel Nazareth Illit, following the city establishment.

North Division BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Maccabi Hadera 30 107 12 +95 54 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Mahane Yehuda 30 100 23 +77 54
3 Hapoel Givat Olga 30 58 27 +31 38
4 Hapoel Afula 30 66 43 +23 36
5 Beitar Dov Netanya 30 49 34 +15 36
6 Hapoel Ra'anana 30 82 49 +33 35
7 Hapoel Givat Haim 30 68 53 +15 31
8 Maccabi Pardes Hanna 30 58 50 +8 30
9 Hapoel Tayibe 30 35 55 −20 29
10 Maccabi Zikhron Ya'akov 30 45 63 −18 26
11 Hapoel Geva HaCarmel 30 52 68 −16 23
12 Beitar Binyamina 30 40 60 −20 23
13 Maccabi HaSharon Netanya 30 33 50 −17 22
14 Hapoel Beit Eliezer 30 31 57 −26 22
15 Hapoel Binyamina 30 26 56 −30 20 Relegation play-offs
16 Hapoel Zikhron Ya'akov 30 13 163 −150 1

South Division AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Beitar Jaffa 30 60 27 +33 48 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Kfar Shalem 30 60 19 +41 45
3 Hapoel Or Yehuda 30 38 23 +15 40
4 Hapoel Rosh HaAyin 30 41 25 +16 35
5 Maccabi HaShikma Ramat Gan 30 44 30 +14 34
6 Beitar Holon 30 45 33 +12 32
7 Hapoel Kafr Qasim 30 37 37 0 31
8 Beitar Lod 30 45 40 +5 28
9 Hapoel Kiryat Ono 30 49 50 −1 27
10 Beitar Bat Yam 30 30 38 −8 26
11 Beitar Ramat Gan 30 43 58 −15 26
12 Hapoel Giv'atayim 30 40 39 +1 25
13 Beitar Herzliya 30 37 50 −13 24
14 Maccabi Yehud 30 36 54 −18 23
15 Hapoel HaTzafon Tel Aviv 30 33 54 −21 22 Relegation play-offs
16 Hapoel Ramat HaSharon 30 17 73 −56 10

South Division BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hapoel Ashkelon 30 66 16 +50 50 Promotion play-offs
2 Maccabi Yavne 30 47 18 +29 47
3 Hapoel Eilat 30 49 28 +21 39
4 Beitar Be'er Sheva 30 53 20 +33 38
5 Hapoel Ofakim 30 57 40 +17 35
6 Hapoel Kiryat Gat 30 39 33 +6 34
7 Hapoel Merhavim 30 35 35 0 28
8 Hapoel Shikun HaMizrah 30 34 40 −6 28
9 Hapoel Yeruham 30 35 57 −22 28
10 Beitar Ashdod 30 45 46 −1 27
11 Maccabi Be'er Sheva 30 35 45 −10 27
12 Maccabi Jerusalem 30 35 49 −14 25
13 Maccabi Ramla 30 27 42 −15 24
14 Hapoel Kiryat Malakhi 30 24 44 −20 22
15 Maccabi Rehovot 30 37 52 −15 20 Relegation play-offs
16 HaBira Jerusalem 30 9 59 −50 6

Promotion play-offsEdit

North play-offsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Maccabi Hadera 4 3 1 0 13 3 +10 7 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Maccabi Herzliya 4 2 2 0 4 2 +2 6 Remained in Liga Alef
3 Hapoel Mahane Yehuda 4 2 0 2 5 3 +2 4 Remained in Liga Bet
4 Hapoel Beit She'an 4 1 0 3 2 7 −5 2
5 Hapoel Migdal HaEmek 4 0 1 3 3 12 −9 1 Relegated to Liga Bet

Beitar Tiberias suspended from the play-offs due to crowd trouble against Hapoel Beit She'an.[1]

South play-offsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Beitar Jaffa 5 3 2 0 6 2 +4 8 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Hapoel Ramla 5 3 1 1 6 4 +2 7 Remained in Liga Alef
3 Hapoel Ashkelon 5 2 2 1 5 2 +3 6 Remained in Liga Bet
4 Hapoel Kfar Shalem 5 2 1 2 6 5 +1 5
5 Maccabi Yavne 5 1 2 2 1 3 −2 4
6 Maccabi Holon 5 0 0 5 1 9 −8 0 Relegated to Liga Bet

Relegation play-offsEdit

North A play-offsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Maccabi Hatzor 4 2 2 0 10 3 +7 6 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Hapoel Majd al-Krum 4 1 3 0 5 2 +3 5
3 Hapoel Bnei Acre 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 3[a] Relegated to Liga Gimel
4 Hapoel Ein Harod 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 3[a] Remained in Liga Gimel
5 Beitar Tel Hanan 4 0 1 3 3 14 −11 1
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Hapoel Bnei Acre - Hapoel Ein Harod interrupted after 70 minutes.

Beitar Acre withdrew from the play-offs and relegated to Liga Gimel.

North B play-offsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Maccabi Ahi Nazareth 5 4 1 0 8 2 +6 9 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Hapoel Binyamina 5 3 1 1 13 7 +6 7 Remained in Liga Bet
3 Beitar Givat Olga 5 3 0 2 8 6 +2 6 Remained in Liga Gimel
4 Maccabi Tzofei Haifa 5 2 0 3 7 9 −2 4
5 Hapoel Zikhron Ya'akov 5 1 1 3 6 10 −4 3 Relegated to Liga Gimel
6 Hapoel Yokneam 5 0 1 4 5 13 −8 1 Remained in Liga Gimel

South A play-offsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hapoel Aliyah Kfar Saba 5 5 0 0 17 6 +11 10 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Hapoel HaTzafon Tel Aviv 5 4 0 1 13 4 +9 8 Remained in Liga Bet
3 Maccabi Bat Yam 5 2 1 2 6 9 −3 5 Remained in Liga Gimel
4 Hapoel Ganei Tikva 5 2 0 3 11 11 0 4
5 Hapoel Ramat HaSharon 5 1 0 4 6 13 −7 2 Relegated to Liga Gimel
6 Hapoel Ihud Tzeirei Jaffa 5 0 1 4 9 19 −10 1 Remained in Liga Gimel

South B play-offsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Maccabi Kiryat Gat 5 3 2 0 11 2 +9 8 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Beitar Ashkelon 5 4 0 1 8 4 +4 8
3 Maccabi Ashkelon 5 3 1 1 11 4 +7 7 Remained in Liga Gimel
4 Tzafririm Holon 5 1 2 2 5 8 −3 4
5 HaBira Jerusalem 5 1 1 3 8 9 −1 3 Relegated to Liga Gimel
6 Maccabi Rehovot 5 0 0 5 3 19 −16 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tiberias suspended from play-offs Maariv, 4.7.74, Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)