Maccabi Haifa seal third consecutive Israeli title

May 15, 2006
JERUSALEM, May 15 (Reuters) - The Israeli soccer season which ended on Sunday was marked by little fanfare but lots of money talk after Maccabi Haifa became the first club in over 40 years to win three consecutive championships.

Haifa's dominance was so complete they were effectively crowned champions well before the season's halfway stage at the start of the year.

In winning a 10th title since their inaugural crown in 1984, Haifa were more solid and workmanlike than in previous seasons ...

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