Adding Muslim players had nothing to do with the Beitar Jerusalem's lousy season; not even their magical coach could save the players from themselves.
The wretched La Familia gang, which has given the Beitar Jerusalem team a bad name, never looked so dejected and defeated as at the end of Sunday's soccer match.
The calls to 'uproot soccer racism from our midst' and to boycott the team's games constitute either surrender or a desire to hide the shame, whereas it should be confronted head-on.
Hapoel Tel Aviv and Beitar Jerusalem were both battered over the summer. Only Beitar, however, continues to fight with all its guts and soul.
Arik Benado completed Maccabi Haifa's U-turn on Saturday, reviving the club's mental strength.
Anyone claiming that Atar deserved another chance either has vested interests or no idea of what went on behind the scenes in recent months.
Save for the capricious Maccabi Netanya, the other 13 teams in the Premier League have played fairly stable soccer during the first six games of the schedule.
This World Cup qualification campaign is already closed, locked and bolted. Believe it or not, this could be the best thing that's happened to us.
If the prime minister once said you don’t have to believe every word he says, then what do we have to complain about a soccer coach?
The 2012-13 season has got to be the one in which the Premier League becomes reunited.
Social networks are in most cases the basis for the rise of social protest and are also the initial platform for banding together.
Xavi and the conquistadors are alone at the top.
It will be wonderful to see Landau checking this off his to-do list as well.
Unless everyone joins the effort, unless a national emergency is declared, the events we saw in Ramat Gan will look like a picnic.
Anyone who is seeking conspiracy theories regarding improper ties between Avi Luzon, the IFA chair, and the Luzon family, which owns the team, is deluding himself as well as others.
Maccabi Petah Tikva had a clear line of defense going into its hearing at the Israel Football Association tribunal Tuesday regarding the violent aftermath of the team's match with Hapoel Haifa last month.
Hapoel Tel Aviv the players, management and fans have the right to chose how they commit collective professional suicide, as long as no one else gets hurt in the process.
If Cohen will focus on turning his patently untalented players into pitbulls like Beitar midfielder Kobi Moyal, Beitar will likely be saved.
Hauser, Hendel and Locker did an important service to the state and to Israeli society in reporting Eshel, but they also embarrassed and tripped up Benjamin Netanyahu, who had appointed them to their positions.
Kiryat Shmona's incredible story is definitely Izzy Sheratzky story, but, in case he forgot, it's not only his.
Beitar players desperately need a professional and not a third-rate coach whose specialization is in body language and rhetoric.
Why does doubt continue to reign, while Kiryat Shmona continues to improve?
A journalist's work always arouses anger, feelings of discrimination, accusations of bias. But the legislator's benighted, opportunistic war will stand no chance if we succeed in regaining the public's trust.
'How many bottles of shampoo or conditioner do we have at home?' she asked. 'I knew it was a trick question, and I tried to figure out what the catch was.'
During the past three months, no fewer than 17 players have left the Premier League seeking fame and fortune in foreign leagues.
Beitar Jerusalem chairman Itzik Kornfein's mistakes are piling up at an alarming rate, can Kornfein save the club, or is he only in it for the money?
Yaakov Shahar is expected to call a meeting with Elisha Levy and close a contract extension with the Maccabi Haifa coach.
In the end, Luis was the difference between Israel kissing goodbye its chances of making it to Euro 2012 and Israeli statisticians getting out their calculators to work out exactly what the national team now needs to do.