Beitar Jerusalem

Beitar Jerusalem finally tries to stand up to its hardline ultras

An experiment in combatting the most negative fan behaviors that could serve as a model to others (Samuel Patterson) The Israeli soccer team Beitar Jerusalem announced last Thursday that for the first time ever its players would walk off the pitch in the event of racist chanting by its supporters. Journalist Raphael Gellar reported that punishments …

Beitar Jerusalem’s La Familia gets rubbed out

47 soccer hooligans supporting Beitar Jerusalem were arrested across Israel in the state’s latest attempt to combat homegrown extremism Israel’s Beitar Jerusalem had been hoping last week to focus on its qualification run to the Europa League, after having successfully subdued already Bosnian and Cypriot sides. It had to deal with the aftermath of a …