soccer

Ruttensteiner to take the blue-and-white reins ahead of pivotal stretch

Technical Director steps down from front office, takes over from fellow Austrian Herzog as Israel's National Team soccer head coach

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
22/07/2020
Cast member Natalie Portman poses at the premiere for "Annihilation" in Los Angeles, California, U.S
Natalie Portman is ‘all in’ as an owner of new LA women’s soccer team

Portman is leading the ownership group along with Kara Nortman, a partner at the Los Angeles venture capital firm Upfront Ventures; Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit and husband of tennis superstar Serena Williams; and entrepreneur Julie Uhrman.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
22/07/2020
The Israeli rabbi and the soccer players

Former player Rabbi Ami Pykovski reflects on his soccer journey, which has taken him from Israel to Los Angeles and back to the pitch.

Beersheba bests Petah Tikva in tight final

Southern Reds crowned State Cup champions as Josue leads the way to convincing 2-0 triumph

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
14/07/2020
Tal Ben-Haim and Omer Damari
Berkovich removes himself as national coach nominee, Arab players oppose

Prior to his resignation as a possible candidate, Arab players from Israel's national team dispatched a message to Israel's Football Association, opposing Berkovich's appointment

Beersheba hands Maccabi Tel Aviv 1st defeat in finale

Israel soccer campaign finishes in dramatic fashion • Coaching merry-go-round to dominate offseason

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
09/07/2020
Young Gaza amputees play soccer again after coronavirus curbs eased

Gaza health authorities recently allowed sports clubs, gyms, mosques, restaurants and event halls to resume operations.

By REUTERS
07/07/2020
Israeli company develops tech to stop corona spread on soccer pitch

Track160 uses cutting-edge processes of deep learning to automatically track all players on the field, producing game data and insights for the coaching staff.

Maccabi Tel Aviv crowned Israeli champion

Derby rout clinches back-to-back titles for yellow-and-blue. Mac Haifa edges Hapoel Beersheba.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
28/06/2020
Austrian Andy Herzog has decided to step down from the position to pursue new opportunities.
Beersheba, Beitar draw, Mac TA, Mac Haifa triumph

Yellow-and-blue one win away from clinching championship heading into weekend derby • Relegation battle still going strong

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
25/06/2020
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