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  • Jibril Rajoub is a bad sport

    November 21, 2013 | 12:11 pm

    Jibril Rajoub, the head of the Palestinian Football Association, is also head of the Palestinian Olympic Committee. And he has gone off on a new rant against Israel. Rajoub laced into Israel declaring it to be a fascist and Nazi country. Then he called for a total boycott of all...

  • Former Israel national soccer coach Emanuel Sheffer dies at 88

    December 28, 2012 | 12:31 pm

    Emanuel Sheffer - the coach who led Israel to their only World Cup finals in Mexico in 1970 - died on Friday aged 88, the Israel Football Association said.

    German-born Sheffer was described by Israeli FA chairman Avi Luzon as "the greatest of all Israeli coaches whose influence...

  • Soccer matches in southern Israel cancelled due to Gaza fighting

    November 15, 2012 | 4:49 pm

    The Israel Football Association have called off two Premier League matches set for Saturday due to current conflict between Israel and Gaza.

    The matches between Hapoel Beersheba and Hapoel Ramat Gan, and Ashdod SC and Hapoel Acre were postponed after the police and the military...