Many coaches in Israel have more accomplishments to their name than Arik Benado. So why is he at Maccabi Haifa and they in Jaffa and Ashkelon?
Nobody can explain how Maccabi Tel Aviv so clearly turned into the indisputable champion.
Elli Guttman managed to build an impressive team, and his accomplishments are nothing to scoff at, even if ultimately they did little to help Guttman achieve his goal: a first major tournament in decades.
The club's management can't hide what's behind the 'everything's under control' facade: a team with no strategy.
Everyone is waiting for the handful to somehow calm down.
The furor following Beitar Jerusalem's decision to sign Muslim players relies on the same warped logic that prevented Yair Lapid from even considering a coalition with Arab parties.