1988–89 Liga Artzit

The 1988–89 Liga Artzit season saw Hapoel Ramat Gan win the title and promotion to Liga Leumit. At the other end of the table, Hapoel Bat Yam and Hapoel Yehud relegated to Liga Alef.[1] However, after the season finished Beitar Ramla was found guilty in match fixing and was relegated to Liga Alef while Hapoel Bat Yam was reprieved.[2]

At the end of the season, Liga Artzit expanded from 14 to 16 clubs, as Liga Leumit reduced in size from 14 to 12 clubs.

Final tableEdit

Promotion groupEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Hapoel Ramat Gan 31 20 5 6 52 26 +26 65 Promoted to Liga Leumit
2 Maccabi Yavne 31 18 10 3 43 15 +28 62[a]
3 Maccabi Petah Tikva 31 14 11 6 40 22 +18 53
4 Maccabi Jaffa 31 13 8 10 43 28 +15 47
5 Hapoel Hadera 31 12 9 10 35 35 0 45
6 Maccabi Sha'arayim 31 10 8 13 27 42 −15 38
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ 2 points deducted.

Relegation groupEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
7 Hapoel Haifa 33 8 15 10 33 39 −6 39
8 Maccabi Ramat Amidar 33 9 12 12 27 37 −10 39
9 Beitar Netanya 33 7 15 11 32 36 −4 36
10 Maccabi Tamra 33 6 18 9 24 29 −5 36
11 Hapoel Lod 33 8 11 14 27 43 −16 35
12 Hapoel Bat Yam 33 8 9 16 23 28 −5 33
13 Hapoel Yehud 33 6 13 14 30 43 −13 30[a] Relegated to Liga Alef
14 Beitar Ramla 33 5 18 10 20 33 −13 28[a][b]
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b A match between Hapoel Yehud and Beitar Ramla (which Ramla originally won 1–0) was set to 0–0 with no points awarded.
  2. ^ 4 points deducted.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Liga Artzit Ma'ariv, 4 June 1989, p. 42 (in Hebrew)
  2. ^ בית"ר רמלה נזרקה לליגה א' Ma'ariv, 16 July 1989 (in Hebrew)