Beitar Jerusalem announced that it will play all its home matches in the
upcoming Premier League season either on weekdays or on Saturdays after Shabbat
With the club so far selling only several hundred season
tickets, new owner Eli Tabib came to an agreement with the league’s official
broadcasters that Beitar’s matches will not be held on Shabbat in order to
attract religious and traditional spectators to Teddy Stadium.
known to have many religious and traditional fans, but it remains to be seen if
Tabib’s move will persuade them to purchase a season ticket. With the season to
get underway in less than two weeks, Beitar has yet to complete the building of
its squad, which currently includes very few attractive names.