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1902–03 Netherlands Football League Championship

The Netherlands Football League Championship 1902–1903 was contested by eighteen teams participating in three divisions. This season, the western division had been split in two, creating the Eerste Klasse West-A and the Eerste Klasse West-B. The national champion would be determined by a play-off featuring the winners of the three divisions of the Netherlands. HVV Den Haag won this year's championship by beating Vitesse Arnhem and Volharding.

Netherl. Football Championship
Season1902–1903
ChampionsHVV Den Haag (6th title)

New entrantsEdit

Eerste Klasse West-A:

Eerste Klasse West-B: (new division)
Moved from Division East:

Moved from Division West-A:

New:

DivisionsEdit

Eerste Klasse EastEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Vitesse 10 9 0 1 42 13 +29 18 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 PW 10 6 1 3 45 20 +25 13
3 Go Ahead Wageningen 10 5 1 4 31 27 +4 11 Merged to form GVC Wageningen.
4 Quick Nijmegen 10 3 2 5 20 29 -9 8
5 Koninklijke UD 10 3 1 6 23 37 -14 7
6 Victoria Wageningen 10 1 1 8 12 47 -35 3 Merged to form GVC Wageningen.

Eerste Klasse West-AEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 HVV Den Haag 10 5 4 1 27 10 +17 14 Qualified for Championship play-off. [1]
2 Sparta Rotterdam 10 4 4 2 18 11 +7 12
3 Ajax Sportman Combinatie 10 4 3 3 23 20 +3 11
4 Velocitas 10 5 1 4 21 19 +2 11 Moved to Division West-B.
5 HFC Haarlem 10 1 6 3 19 27 -8 8
6 RAP 10 1 2 7 12 33 -21 4

[1] HVV Den Haag also moved to Division West-B for next season.

Eerste Klasse West-BEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Volharding 10 9 1 0 29 12 +17 19 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 HBS Craeyenhout 10 6 1 3 22 20 +2 13 Moved to Division West-A.
3 Koninklijke HFC 10 4 1 5 20 16 +4 9
4 Hercules 10 4 1 5 24 21 +3 9
5 Rapiditas Rotterdam 10 4 1 5 20 27 -7 9
6 Quick 1890 10 0 1 9 13 32 -19 1 Moved to Division West-A.

Championship play-offEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 HVV Den Haag 4 4 0 0 11 2 +9 8
2 Vitesse 4 1 0 3 6 10 -4 2
3 Volharding 4 1 0 3 7 12 -5 2

ReferencesEdit