When did Hapoel Tel Aviv become a football club?



When did Hapoel Tel Aviv become a football club?

The club was re-formed in 1925, and then for a third time in May 1926. In 1927 the club merged with Allenby F.C., giving the club its modern form. It is part of the Hapoel sports association which was affiliated with the Histadrut, and supporters of the club were often referred to as communists.

What is Hapoel Tel Aviv’s traditional home ground?

The club’s traditional home ground is Bloomfield Stadium. To date, the club has won 13 championships and 16 State Cups. In 1967, Hapoel Tel Aviv became the first club to win the AFC Champions League .

Who owns Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv?

The ground was owned by Tel Aviv histadrut branch, who were also owners of Hapoel, although today it is a municipal stadium. The stadium, located in Jaffa, is an upgraded version of the older stadium called "Basa". The first match at the new Bloomfield was played on 12 December 1962 against FC Twente, the game ending in a 1–1 draw.

Who are Hapoel Tel Aviv’s rivals?

Hapoel’s two rivals are Maccabi Tel Aviv, whose game against them is the Tel Aviv derby and Beitar Jerusalem, which is considered (and considers itself) the team of the Israeli far-right. A Haaretz poll published in June 2011 identified Hapoel Tel Aviv as the second most popular football team among Israeli Arabs, behind Maccabi Haifa.