1980–81 Liga Alef

The 1980–81 Liga Alef season saw Beitar Netanya (champions of the North Division) and Maccabi Kiryat Gat (champions of the South Division) win the title and promotion to Liga Artzit. Hapoel Tel Hanan also promoted after promotion play-offs.

North DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Beitar Netanya 26 39 21 +18 39 Promoted to Liga Artzit
2 Hapoel Tel Hanan 26 46 25 +21 36 Promotion play-offs
3 Maccabi Hadera 26 42 26 +16 35
4 Hapoel Kiryat Ata 26 30 23 +7 30
5 Hapoel Ramat HaSharon 26 49 32 +17 29
6 Hapoel Bnei Nazareth 26 33 27 +6 28
7 Hapoel Tirat HaCarmel 26 32 41 −9 24
8 Hapoel Givat Olga 26 17 31 −14 23
9 Maccabi Shefa-'Amr 26 34 38 −4 22
10 Hapoel Ra'anana 26 16 28 −12 22
11 Hapoel Afikim 26 27 48 −21 22
12 Hapoel Nahariya 26 28 31 −3 21
13 Hapoel Netanya[a] 26 24 29 −5 20[b] Relegated to Liga Bet
14 Maccabi Or Akiva 26 33 56 −23 14
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Hapoel Netanya demoted to Liga Bet, due to riot in their last match of the season against Hapoel Nahariya, which abandoned in the 45th minute at 1-1.
  2. ^ 2 points deducted

South DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Maccabi Kiryat Gat 26 35 15 +20 40 Promoted to Liga Artzit
2 Hapoel Ramla 26 35 20 +15 35 Promotion play-offs
3 Hapoel Ashdod 26 22 19 +3 31
4 Hapoel Bat Yam 26 30 27 +3 29
5 Hapoel Dimona 26 31 24 +7 28
6 Maccabi Lazarus Holon 26 18 22 −4 25
7 Beitar Be'er Sheva 26 24 22 +2 24
8 Hapoel Kiryat Ono 26 21 29 −8 24
9 Hapoel Herzliya 26 29 30 −1 22
10 Hapoel Marmorek 26 29 33 −4 22
11 Hapoel Ashkelon 26 21 26 −5 22
12 Maccabi Sha'arayim 26 18 29 −11 22
13 Maccabi Be'er Sheva 26 23 29 −6 21 Relegated to Liga Bet
14 Hapoel Rosh HaAyin 26 22 38 −16 18

Promotion play-offsEdit

Hapoel Ramla1 – 1 (a.e.t.)
4-5 (pen.)
Hapoel Tel Hanan

Hapoel Tel Hanan promoted to Liga Artzit.

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