Matches against Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C.
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|Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C.|
|Nickname|| The Red Demons|
|Ground|| Bloomfield Stadium,|
Hapoel Tel Aviv Football Club is an Israeli football club based in Tel Aviv. Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C. was originally established in 1923, but was disbanded soon after. 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 trade union, and supporters of the club were often referred to as communists. The club are one of the most successful in Israeli football, having won multiple league and cup titles.
Chelsea met Hapoel Tel Aviv in the 2001-02 UEFA Cup second round, and having lost 2-0 in Israel, with Mario Melchiot sent off early in the second half, crashed out of the competition after only managing to draw 1-1 in the return at Stamford Bridge.
|2001-02||Thu||18||Oct||2001||UEFA||Hapoel Tel Aviv||Away||Lost||0-2|
|2001-02||Thu||1||Nov||2001||UEFA||Hapoel Tel Aviv||Home||Drew||1-1||(1-3 aggregate)|