1976–77 Liga Leumit

The 1976–77 Liga Leumit season saw Maccabi Tel Aviv win the title, with striker Vicky Peretz ending as the league's top scorer with 17 goals.

Liga Leumit
Season1976–77
ChampionsMaccabi Tel Aviv
13th title
RelegatedHapoel Kfar Saba
Maccabi Haifa
Maccabi Petah Tikva
Top goalscorerVicky Peretz (17)

Three clubs, Hapoel Kfar Saba, Maccabi Haifa and Maccabi Petah Tikva, were relegated as the league was reduced to 14 clubs for the following season. Hapoel Be'er Sheva finished one place above the relegation zone a year after winning the title.

Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Maccabi Tel Aviv (C) 30 16 10 4 47 26 +21 42 Qualification for the Intertoto Cup
2 Maccabi Jaffa 30 15 9 6 29 17 +12 39
3 Beitar Jerusalem 30 12 9 9 35 23 +12 33
4 Beitar Tel Aviv 30 13 7 10 32 26 +6 33
5 Maccabi Netanya 30 12 9 9 40 34 +6 33
6 Hapoel Tel Aviv 30 9 14 7 38 30 +8 32
7 Hapoel Yehud 30 9 14 7 22 22 0 32
8 Shimshon Tel Aviv 30 10 11 9 33 32 +1 31
9 Hapoel Haifa 30 9 11 10 26 24 +2 29
10 Hapoel Jerusalem 30 8 12 10 24 25 −1 28
11 Hapoel Acre 30 8 12 10 33 39 −6 28
12 Hakoah Ramat Gan 30 7 13 10 25 29 −4 27
13 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 30 9 9 12 26 31 −5 27
14 Hapoel Kfar Saba (R) 30 6 13 11 37 41 −4 25 Relegated to Liga Artzit
15 Maccabi Haifa (R) 30 7 10 13 25 42 −17 24
16 Maccabi Petah Tikva (R) 30 5 7 18 20 51 −31 17
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

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