2000–01 Liga Bet

The 2000–01 Liga Bet season saw Maccabi Ironi Shlomi, Hapoel Asi Gilboa, Hapoel Tira and Ironi Ofakim win their regional divisions and promoted to Liga Alef.

Second placed club, Beitar Kiryat Gat, were also promoted as the best runners-up in the South divisions, after a vacancy was created in Liga Alef South division.

At the bottom, Hapoel Bnei Kafr Yasif, Beitar Safed, Ironi I'billin (from North A division), Hapoel Arab Nujeidat, Beitar Iksal, Ironi Sayid Umm al-Fahm (from North B division), Maccabi Bnei Tira, Maccabi Kafr Qasim (from South A division) and Hapoel Rahat (from South B division) were all automatically relegated to Liga Gimel.

North A DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Maccabi Ironi Shlomi 30 18 7 5 52 29 +23 61 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Ironi Nahariya 30 19 3 8 62 29 +33 60
3 Hapoel Tuba 30 18 7 5 39 23 +16 49[a]
4 Hapoel Deir Hanna 30 13 8 9 50 38 +12 47
5 Hapoel Makr 30 14 7 9 50 39 +11 45[b]
6 Hapoel Arraba 30 14 5 11 44 36 +8 45[c]
7 Hapoel Bnei Manda 30 11 6 13 35 42 −7 37[c]
8 Hapoel Sakhnin 30 9 11 10 38 36 +2 36[c]
9 Hapoel Maghar 30 10 6 14 29 35 −6 36 Folded
10 Maccabi Sektzia Ma'alot 30 9 9 12 39 45 −6 36
11 Hapoel Kaukab 29 8 10 11 44 40 +4 34
12 Hapoel Bnei Kafr Yasif[d] 30 8 10 12 34 41 −7 34 Relegated to Liga Gimel
13 Hapoel Bnei Nazareth 30 9 7 14 35 50 −15 34
14 Hapoel Ramot Menashe Megiddo[e] 30 9 6 15 45 59 −14 33
15 Beitar Safed 30 7 9 14 24 46 −22 30 Relegated to Liga Gimel
16 Ironi I'billin 29 3 9 17 16 48 −32 16[c]
Source: rsssf.com
Notes:
  1. ^ Twelve points deducted
  2. ^ Four points deducted
  3. ^ a b c d Two points deducted
  4. ^ After the end of season, the IFA demoted Hapoel Bnei Kafr Yasif to Liga Gimel for fielding suspended players in five matches.[1]
  5. ^ Maccabi Kiryat Shmona were originally set to play in the division.[2] Following their merger with Hapoel Kiryat Shmona, which formed Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona, the vacated spot was filled by promoting Hapoel Ramot Menashe Megiddo from Liga Gimel.[1]

North B DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hapoel Asi Gilboa 29 17 8 4 61 31 +30 59 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Hapoel Mo'atza Ezorit Galil Tahton 30 13 11 6 45 34 +11 50
3 Hapoel Daliyat al-Karmel 30 13 9 8 51 39 +12 48
4 Maccabi Tzur Shalom 30 13 8 9 52 36 +16 47
5 Hapoel Tel Hanan[a] 30 14 4 12 54 48 +6 46
6 Hapoel Reineh 30 12 9 9 41 35 +6 45
7 Hapoel Bir al-Maksur 30 13 6 11 37 37 0 45
8 Hapoel Umm al-Fahm 29 12 8 9 46 38 +8 44
9 Maccabi Baqa al-Gharbiyye 30 11 7 12 46 44 +2 40
10 Hapoel Baqa al-Gharbiyye 30 9 13 8 44 43 +1 40
11 Hapoel Nahliel Givat Olga 30 11 6 13 34 35 −1 39
12 Hapoel Fureidis 30 12 3 15 49 54 −5 39
13 Hapoel Yafa 30 10 8 12 40 42 −2 38
14 Hapoel Arab Nujeidat 29 7 10 12 34 44 −10 31 Relegated to Liga Gimel
15 Beitar Iksal 29 7 6 16 46 73 −27 27
16 Ironi Sayid Umm al-Fahm 30 4 4 22 24 71 −47 16
Source: rsssf.com
Notes:
  1. ^ Maccabi Afula which were relegated from Liga Alef in the previous season, were originally set to play in the division.[2] As Maccabi Afula folded, the vacated spot was filled by Hapoel Tel Hanan, which were reprieved from relegation, after finished second bottom of the North A division in the previous season.

South A DivisionEdit

Promoted to Liga Alef:

Other league clubs:

Relegated to Liga Gimel:

Hapoel Jaljulia and Hapoel Or Yehuda were originally set to play in the division.[2] Hapoel Jaljulia which finished runners-up in the previous season, were promoted to Liga Alef in order to fill a vacated spot in that league. Hapoel Or Yehuda which were relegated from Liga Alef in the previous season, withdrew from the league.

South B DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Ironi Ofakim 30 25 4 1 115 25 +90 79 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Beitar Kiryat Gat[a] 30 24 1 5 75 23 +52 73
3 Hapoel Masos/Segev Shalom 30 22 5 3 66 21 +45 71
4 Maccabi Holon[a] 30 16 5 9 54 33 +21 53
5 Maccabi Be'er Sheva 28 14 5 9 49 37 +12 47
6 Hapoel Merhavim 30 12 5 13 47 39 +8 41
7 Hapoel Sde Uzziah 30 11 6 13 42 54 −12 39
8 Maccabi Kiryat Ekron 30 9 11 10 40 44 −4 38
9 Hapoel Bnei Lakhish 29 9 10 10 36 41 −5 37
10 Hapoel Yeruham 30 10 6 14 43 59 −16 36
11 Maccabi Neve Alon Lod 30 9 8 13 42 64 −22 35
12 Maccabi Ben Zvi 28 9 7 12 38 42 −4 34
13 Hapoel Bnei Lod 30 9 4 17 42 69 −27 31
14 Moadon Tzeirei Rahat[a] 29 8 2 19 30 55 −25 26
15 Hapoel Aliyah Kfar Saba[a] 29 6 5 18 26 59 −33 23
16 Hapoel Rahat 30 4 4 22 24 71 −47 16 Relegated to Liga Gimel
Source: rsssf.com
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c d Four vacated spots in the division were filled by promoting Hapoel Aliyah Kfar Saba, Maccabi Holon, Beitar Kiryat Gat and Moadon Tzeirei Rahat from Liga Gimel, after the four clubs finished in the previous season as runners-up in their regional divisions.[3]

Maccabi Jerusalem/Ma'ale Adumim and Sektzia Nes Tziona were originally set to play in the division.[2] Maccabi Jerusalem/Ma'ale Adumim which finished runners-up in the previous season, were promoted to Liga Alef in order to fill a vacated spot in that league. Sektzia Nes Tziona which were due to be relegated from Liga Alef in the previous season, were eventually reprieved from relegation.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b The Last of the Mohicans Guy Goldfarb, Doublepass, 18.6.2010
  2. ^ a b c d Israel Cups 2000/01 RSSSF
  3. ^ Israel Sixth Level 1999/2000 RSSSF