Avraham Palman

Avraham Palman (Hebrew: אברהם פלמן‎) was an Israeli footballer, who played for Hapoel Tel Aviv and Israel.[1]

Avraham Palman
Personal information
Full name Avraham "Buchka" Palman
Date of birth (1919-09-23)23 September 1919
Place of birth Poland
Date of death 17 January 2000(2000-01-17) (aged 80)
Place of death Israel
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Hapoel Tel Aviv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1938 Hapoel HaDarom Tel Aviv
1938–1954 Hapoel Tel Aviv
National team
1948–49 Israel 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Palman started playing football at the age of 10 within the HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed, before moving to Hapoel Tel Aviv's youth team. In 1937 Palman joined Hapoel HaDarom Tel Aviv, a farm team of Hapoel Tel Aviv. With Hapoel HaDarom, Palman played in the 1937 cup final, where his team lost to Hapoel Tel Aviv. A year later Palman was promoted to the senior Hapoel team, where he played as winger until he switched positions to defender in 1941. With Hapoel Tel Aviv, Palman won 2 championships and 2 cups. In 1954, Palman retired from active play,[2] Staying with Hapoel Tel Aviv and was in charge of renovating of Basa Stadium, as well as acting as referee from time to time.[3][4]


External linksEdit


  1. ^ National Player Details – Avraham Palman IFA (in Hebrew)
  2. ^ Hapoel T.A. – Maccabi Jaffa 4:0[permanent dead link] Al HaMishmar, 3 October 1954, Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)
  3. ^ Buchka "Saved" the FA[permanent dead link] A. Tabak, Ma'ariv, 15 June 1966, Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)
  4. ^ The Referees Are Searching for Buchka[permanent dead link] Davar, 16 September 1973 Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)