WHILE SOCCER seems to be thriving in Israel - at least on the pitch - the story behind the scenes, particularly when it comes to club budgets and profitability, is somewhat of a mess, as highlighted in the Comptroller Report's audit results released to the public this week.
Financial stability an elusive goal for Israel's soccer clubs, despite being most popular sport Audit of country's No. 1 sport reveals many troubling realities regarding player salaries, mismanagement and overall lack of regulation and enforcement.