Hapoel Netanya F.C.

Hapoel Netanya Football Club (Hebrew: מועדון כדורגל הפועל נתניה) was a football club based in Netanya, Israel.

Hapoel Netanya
Full nameHapoel Netanya Football Club
מועדון כדורגל הפועל נתניה
Founded1937
Dissolved1982
GroundHapoel Stadium, Netanya
1981–82Liga Bet North B, 4th

HistoryEdit

The club played their first match at 6 February 1937, in a friendly against Hapoel Kfar Yona, which ended in 1–1 draw.[1]

The club played in the second tier from 1949–1955, 1959–1960, 1964–1972 and 1973–1979. The biggest accomplishment of the club came at the end of the 1974–75 season when they finished 4th in the second division. They got relegated at the end of the 1978–79 season. At the end of the 1980–81 season, they got relegated to Liga Bet, the fourth tier of Israeli football.

After major financial problems, the club players were released, and the club dissolved at 15 October 1982.[2]

HonoursEdit

LeagueEdit

Honour No. Years
Premier Division 2 1932–1933, 1938–1939
Third Division 2 1963–1964, 1972–1973

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ In Football Davar, 15.2.37, Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)
  2. ^ Hapoel Netanya footballers received the release forms Maariv, 17.10.82, Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)