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The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1971–72 season was contested by 18 teams. Ajax won the championship.

Eredivisie
Season1971–72
ChampionsAFC Ajax (15th title)
PromotedFC Groningen
FC Den Bosch
Vitesse Arnhem
RelegatedFC Volendam
Vitesse Arnhem
European CupAjax
Cup Winners' CupFC Den Haag
UEFA CupFeyenoord
FC Twente
Goals scored812
Average goals/game2.65
Top goalscorerNetherlands Johan Cruijff
AFC Ajax 25 goals [1]

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League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 AFC Ajax 34 30 3 1 104 20 +84 63 Qualified for 1972–73 European Cup
2 Feijenoord 34 26 3 5 73 24 +49 55 Qualified for 1972–73 UEFA Cup
3 FC Twente 34 17 14 3 50 13 +37 48
4 Sparta Rotterdam 34 18 10 6 73 38 +35 46
5 FC Den Haag 34 17 10 7 59 33 +26 44 Qualified for 1972–73 European Cup Winners' Cup
6 FC Utrecht 34 15 10 9 56 42 +14 40
7 NEC 34 15 8 11 43 43 0 38
8 PSV Eindhoven 34 13 10 11 47 32 +15 36
9 Go Ahead Eagles 34 13 8 13 48 49 −1 34
10 MVV Maastricht 34 10 10 14 36 47 −11 30
11 Telstar 34 9 11 14 39 52 −13 29
12 FC Groningen 34 8 12 14 37 55 −18 28
13 NAC 34 9 9 16 39 58 −19 27
14 DWS 34 7 6 21 28 54 −26 20 Merged with Blauw-Wit Amsterdam to form FC Amsterdam
15 SBV Excelsior 34 4 12 18 18 53 −35 20
16 FC Den Bosch 34 6 8 20 24 70 −46 20
17 FC Volendam 34 5 7 22 16 55 −39 17 Relegation to Eerste Divisie
18 Vitesse Arnhem 34 5 7 22 22 74 −52 17

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AJA DBO DWS EXC FEY GOA GRO DHA MVV NAC NEC PSV SPA TEL TWE UTR VIT VOL
Ajax 5–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 4–1 7–0 1–0 8–0 5–0 1–0 4–1 2–1 5–2 1–0 4–0 12–1 2–0
FC Den Bosch '67 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–5 2–1 1–1 2–3 2–3 3–2 1–1 0–7 0–3 1–0 0–0 1–4 2–1 0–1
DWS 0–2 2–3 1–0 0–2 1–1 3–0 0–1 2–3 2–4 2–3 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0
Excelsior 0–4 0–0 0–2 0–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–3 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–4 0–0 1–0
Feijenoord 1–5 5–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 4–1 2–1 2–0 3–1 5–1 1–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 0–0 4–0 2–0
Go Ahead 3–2 1–0 0–1 1–0 0–1 2–1 2–3 1–1 1–0 2–2 3–1 1–1 5–0 1–4 1–1 5–1 3–0
FC Groningen 0–0 1–0 4–0 2–3 1–3 0–1 1–2 1–0 1–0 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–1
FC Den Haag 1–2 2–1 2–0 3–0 1–2 2–0 5–0 3–3 2–1 4–0 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 1–1 4–0 4–0
MVV 0–3 1–1 2–0 3–0 0–2 3–1 2–2 2–0 2–1 0–1 1–1 3–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–0
NAC 2–5 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 2–1 0–2 2–1 1–1 0–2 3–3 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 2–0
N.E.C. 0–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 1–2 3–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 0–2 3–1 2–0 2–0
PSV 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–2 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–1 0–1 2–2 2–1 0–1 3–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 4–0
Sparta 1–1 0–0 3–1 5–1 3–5 3–1 3–3 5–2 3–0 4–1 3–0 1–1 4–1 1–1 2–1 4–0 4–1
Telstar 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 2–2 2–2 2–1 1–2 0–2 0–2 2–0 3–0
FC Twente '65 0–2 7–0 0–0 3–0 1–0 4–0 4–2 0–0 2–0 5–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 4–0
FC Utrecht 2–3 6–3 1–0 6–1 0–0 3–3 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–2 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 5–1 2–1
Vitesse 1–3 2–0 3–2 1–0 0–2 1–3 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–2 2–3 1–1 0–6 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–0
Volendam 0–1 0–1 3–0 1–0 0–3 0–0 0–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–2 1–5 0–0 3–1 0–0
Source:[citation needed]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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