1967–68 Eerste Divisie

The Dutch Eerste Divisie in the 1967–68 season was contested by 19 teams, one team less than in the previous season. This was due to a merger between FC Zaanstreek and Alkmaar '54 to form AZ'67. Holland Sport won the championship.

Eerste Divisie
Season1967–68
ChampionsHolland Sport
Promoted
Relegated
From Eredivisie
To Eredivisie
Goals scored948
Average goals/game2.77

New entrantsEdit

Promoted from the 1966–67 Tweede Divisie:

Relegated from the 1966–67 Eredivisie:

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Holland Sport 36 23 7 6 72 30 +42 53 Promoted to Eredivisie.
2 AZ'67 36 18 14 4 57 22 +35 50
3 FC Den Bosch 36 18 12 6 62 39 +23 48
4 Willem II 36 20 6 10 69 40 +29 46
5 Vitesse Arnhem 36 15 11 10 53 48 +5 41
6 HFC Haarlem 36 13 14 9 49 41 +8 40
7 Blauw-Wit Amsterdam 36 12 16 8 40 34 +6 40
8 Elinkwijk 36 12 15 9 59 53 +6 39
9 SC Cambuur 36 14 10 12 46 40 +6 38
10 DFC 36 13 11 12 65 55 +10 37
11 Heracles 36 13 11 12 49 45 +4 37
12 HVC 36 12 13 11 47 44 +3 37
13 FC Eindhoven 36 10 12 14 50 66 −16 32
14 RBC Roosendaal 36 11 8 17 33 54 −21 30
15 De Volewijckers 36 8 11 17 42 48 −6 27
16 SVV 36 7 13 16 43 66 −23 27
17 Racing Club Heemstede 36 7 9 20 39 65 −26 23 Relegation play-off as level on points.
18 VVV-Venlo 36 9 5 22 47 81 −34 23
19 Velox 36 2 12 22 26 77 −51 16 Relegated to Tweede Divisie.
Source: rsssf.com

Relegation play-offEdit

Racing Club Heemstede and VVV-Venlo entered a relegation play-off. After a draw in the first match, a second match was played. Both matches were played on neutral terrain (HVC and Vitesse).

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Racing Club Heemstede 3 - 3 aet VVV-Venlo

Replay

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Racing Club Heemstede 4 - 3 VVV-Venlo

VVV-Venlo were relegated to the Tweede Divisie.

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