Bnei Yehuda Tel-Aviv have been handed a four-match stadium ban in the wake of the crowd trouble that marred their home game against Hapoel Tel-Aviv at the weekend.

The club must play four matches outside a 50-kilometre radius of their Shchonat Hatikva stadium, two of them behind closed doors.

Trouble began during the 4-1 defeat by Hapoel Tel-Aviv when a group of Bnei Yehuda fans hurled missiles into the section reserved for visiting supporters, from outside the ground.

Fuurther bad news for the club comes with the news that their sponsors, Lighting Warehouse, are to cancel their _60,000 one-season deal.

Bnei Yehuda Tel-Aviv are coonsidering appeaing against the decision.