Israel coach suspends Bolton defender Ben Haim from national squad

By
August 13, 2006 13:08

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Bolton Wanderers defender Tal Ben Haim has been suspended from Israel's national team after refusing to take part in a training session in Slovenia, the Israeli team spokesman said Sunday. Coach Dror Kashtan ordered Ben Haim back to England after he refused to train on Saturday "despite the fact that the team doctor declared he was fit," Shaul Aizenberg said in a statement. The 24-year-old central defender has 22 international appearances for Israel. Israel plays Slovenia in Ljubljana on Tuesday in the team's last friendly before the start of 2008 European Championship qualifying. Israel will play in Group 5 with England, Croatia, Russia, Macedonia, Estonia and Andorra.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

dudi sela
August 31, 2014
Sela steamrolled by Dimitrov

By ALLON SINAI