1941–42 Netherlands Football League Championship

The Netherlands Football League Championship 1941–1942 was contested by 52 teams participating in five divisions. The national champion would be determined by a play-off featuring the winners of the eastern, northern, southern and two western football divisions of the Netherlands. ADO Den Haag won this year's championship by beating FC Eindhoven, AGOVV Apeldoorn, Blauw-Wit Amsterdam and sc Heerenveen.

Netherl. Football Championship
Season1941–1942
ChampionsADO Den Haag (1st title)

New entrantsEdit

Eerste Klasse East:

Eerste Klasse North:

Eerste Klasse South:

Eerste Klasse West-I:

Eerste Klasse West-II:

DivisionsEdit

Eerste Klasse EastEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 AGOVV Apeldoorn 19 12 2 5 43 22 +21 26 Play-off as level on points
2 Quick Nijmegen 19 12 2 5 43 23 +20 26
3 FC Wageningen 18 11 2 5 35 22 +13 24
4 SC Enschede 18 9 2 7 41 36 +5 20
5 Heracles 18 8 2 8 34 24 +10 18
6 HVV Tubantia 18 6 2 10 30 39 −9 14
7 PEC Zwolle 18 5 4 9 27 39 −12 14
8 NEC Nijmegen 18 5 4 9 20 31 −11 14
9 Enschedese Boys 18 5 4 9 28 46 −18 14
10 HVV Hengelo 18 5 2 11 28 47 −19 12 Relegated to 2nd Division
Source: rsssf.com

Play-offEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
AGOVV Apeldoorn 1 - 1 Quick Nijmegen

AGOVV Apeldoorn qualified for the Championship Play-offs owing to a better Goal Average(!)

Eerste Klasse NorthEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 sc Heerenveen 18 14 3 1 77 31 +46 31 Qualified for Championship play-off
2 GVAV Rapiditas 18 10 4 4 52 29 +23 24
3 HSC 18 8 4 6 48 41 +7 20
4 VV Leeuwarden 18 9 1 8 45 48 −3 19
5 Be Quick 1887 18 6 5 7 42 45 −3 17
6 Achilles 1894 18 6 3 9 34 47 −13 15
7 Veendam 18 5 5 8 37 56 −19 15
8 Velocitas 1897 18 4 5 9 33 40 −7 13
9 LSC Sneek 18 4 5 9 30 44 −14 13
10 Sneek Wit Zwart 18 4 5 9 18 35 −17 13
Source: rsssf.com

Eerste Klasse SouthEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 FC Eindhoven 22 13 7 2 50 16 +34 33 Qualified for Championship play-off
2 NAC 22 13 5 4 71 39 +32 31
3 Willem II 22 12 7 3 45 25 +20 31
4 BVV Den Bosch 22 11 5 6 47 28 +19 27
5 MVV Maastricht 22 11 4 7 49 30 +19 26
6 Spekholzerheide 21 9 5 7 47 33 +14 23
7 LONGA 21 8 7 6 36 32 +4 21[a]
8 PSV Eindhoven 22 7 5 10 37 44 −7 19
9 Picus 22 4 5 13 18 53 −35 13
10 NOAD 22 4 4 14 29 56 −27 12
11 RFC Roermond 22 2 8 12 25 55 −30 12
12 HVV Helmond 22 3 6 13 20 63 −43 12 Relegated to 2nd Division
Source: rsssf.com
Notes:
  1. ^ 2 points deducted for failing to play a match against Spekholzerheide.

Eerste Klasse West-IEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 ADO Den Haag 18 11 2 5 48 27 +21 24 Qualified for Championship play-off
2 Feijenoord 18 10 2 6 39 34 +5 22 Moved to Division West-II next season
3 DWS 18 8 5 5 28 21 +7 21
4 DFC 18 9 3 6 43 38 +5 21
5 Xerxes 18 7 6 5 41 33 +8 20
6 AFC Ajax 18 6 7 5 32 27 +5 19 Moved to Division West-II next season
7 VUC 18 7 4 7 46 52 −6 18
8 Stormvogels 18 6 3 9 34 42 −8 15
9 HFC EDO 18 4 6 8 32 36 −4 14
10 DOS 18 2 2 14 34 67 −33 6 Relegated to 2nd Division
Source: rsssf.com

Eerste Klasse West-IIEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Blauw-Wit Amsterdam 18 13 1 4 55 32 +23 27 Qualified for Championship play-off
2 HBS Craeyenhout 18 9 4 5 62 41 +21 22 Moved to Division West-I next season
3 RFC Rotterdam 18 9 3 6 47 38 +9 21
4 DHC Delft 18 8 3 7 39 46 −7 19
5 SC Emma 18 7 4 7 37 34 +3 18
6 Hermes DVS 18 7 3 8 46 48 −2 17 Moved to Division West-I next season
7 Sparta Rotterdam 18 5 6 7 45 54 −9 16
8 HFC Haarlem 18 7 1 10 37 50 −13 15
9 VSV 18 5 3 10 39 55 −16 13
10 HVV 't Gooi 18 4 4 10 33 42 −9 12
Source: rsssf.com

Championship play-offEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 ADO Den Haag 8 3 4 1 16 11 +5 10
2 FC Eindhoven 8 3 3 2 10 8 +2 9
3 AGOVV Apeldoorn 8 3 2 3 14 16 −2 8
4 Blauw-Wit Amsterdam 8 3 1 4 14 13 +1 7
5 sc Heerenveen 8 1 4 3 9 15 −6 6
Source: rsssf.com

ReferencesEdit