Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C.

Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv is an Israeli football club, which was founded in 1936 in the south of Tel Aviv ha - Tiqwa district. The club bears its name because the religious founders of the association, the establishment in that week decided the week reading with the words " Then Judah came near unto him " ( Vayigash elaw jude; Hebrew " ויגש אליו יהודה " ) gene 44,18 EU begins. The club's colors are orange and black.


Bnei Yehuda once won the Israeli Cup ( season 1989/1990 ), twice the State Cup (1968 and 1981) and twice Toto Cup (1992 and 1997). Bnei Yehuda took twice in the UEFA Intertoto Cup in part ( 1986/87 and 1989 /90). In the nineties, the club fought mostly for the league Ligat ha Al of, but has evolved into a team from the midfield since 2000. The 2005/06 season was the most successful in years. Bnei Yehuda reached for the fifth time in club history the final of the State Cup after the semi-final Maccabi Haifa was defeated 2-0 after extra time. In the final, the team lost in front of 15,000 of their supporters but with 0-1 against Hapoel Tel Aviv by a goal in the final minutes. The League finished the club in fourth place, which earned participation in the UEFA Cup 2006/ 07. Bnei Yehuda met in the second qualifying round, Lokomotiv Sofia and was 0:2 and 0:4 defeated.

In the 2007 /08 season the team resigned in the Cup already in the quarter- final against Hapoel Tel Aviv. The championship ended in a disappointing ninth place, just one point above the relegation places. The 2008/09 season began the team under coach Guy Luzon in less good shape, but was better in the second half into the game and finished the game year in 5th place. The team came into even the Europa League place of Beitar Jerusalem, after this club was in financial difficulties. Bnei Yehuda ultimately failed in the play- offs at PSV Eindhoven. Nevertheless, this season was very successful for the club. In the cups we had to admit defeat until the final 1-3 against Hapoel Tel Aviv. In the league, the team reached number 5, but could be further improved to 4th place and achieve the qualification for the UEFA Europa League 2010/ 11 in the play-offs.

There, however, would retire in the second round by draw and defeat against Shamrock Rovers in the second round. Also in the national cup was early closing. In the league, the scenario of the previous repeated, with a fifth place in the team started the playoffs and could improve again at # 4. The thus achieved qualification for the UEFA Europa League 2011/12 ended in the third round against Helsingborgs IF.