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The Dutch Eerste Divisie in the 1995–1996 season was contested by 18 teams. AZ won the championship. This was the first year teams earned three points for a win instead of two.

Eerste Divisie
Season 1995–96
Champions AZ
Promoted AZ
Goals scored 861
Average goals/game 2.81
1994-95
1996-97

Contents

New entrantsEdit

Final rankingEdit

Pos  Team P W D L Pts F A Remarks
1 AZ 34 21 10 3 73 64 26 Promotion to Eredivisie
2 FC Emmen 34 18 13 3 67 71 39 Play-offs
3 FC Den Bosch 34 15 13 6 58 51 36
4 Veendam 34 16 10 8 58 48 35
5 VVV-Venlo 34 15 12 7 57 55 33
6 Cambuur Leeuwarden 34 15 12 7 57 49 32
7 Dordrecht '90 34 14 12 8 54 62 45
8 SC Heracles 34 14 8 12 50 56 50 Play-offs
9 Telstar 34 13 11 10 50 42 38
10 HFC Haarlem 34 14 3 17 45 47 53
11 MVV 34 10 12 12 42 41 46
12 TOP Oss 34 8 15 11 39 46 50
13 RBC 34 11 6 17 39 35 51
14 FC Zwolle 34 7 12 15 33 37 43
15 ADO Den Haag 34 8 7 19 31 39 60
16 Excelsior 34 8 5 21 29 42 72
17 FC Eindhoven 34 5 11 18 26 41 75
18 Helmond Sport 34 6 4 24 22 35 77

Promotion/relegation play-offsEdit

In the promotion/relegation competition, eight entrants (six from this league and two from the Eredivisie) entered in two groups. The group winners were promoted to the Eredivisie.

Group 1Edit

Pos  Team P W D L Pts F A Remarks
1 FC Volendam 6 6 0 0 18 10 2 Remain in Eredivisie
2 SC Heracles 6 3 1 2 10 13 7
3 VVV-Venlo 6 1 1 4 4 3 9
4 FC Den Bosch 6 0 2 4 2 2 10

Round 1Edit

FC Den Bosch 0 – 1 FC Volendam

Round 2Edit

SC Heracles 2 – 0 FC Den Bosch

Round 3Edit

FC Den Bosch 0 – 0 VVV-Venlo

Round 4Edit

VVV-Venlo 2 – 0 FC Den Bosch

Round 5Edit

VVV-Venlo 0 – 1 FC Volendam
Nijholt   55'
Attendance: 1,844
Referee: Uilenberg
FC Den Bosch 2 – 2 SC Heracles
Gerver   26'
Nijhuis   61'
Klaver   10'
Holster   66'
Attendance: 1,174
Referee: Jol

Round 6Edit

FC Volendam 3 – 0 FC Den Bosch

Group 2Edit

Pos  Team P W D L Pts F A Remarks
1 NEC Nijmegen 6 5 0 1 15 12 4 Remain in Eredivisie
2 Veendam 6 3 1 2 10 8 7
3 FC Emmen 6 3 0 3 9 10 8
4 Cambuur Leeuwarden 6 0 1 5 1 2 13

Round 1Edit

NEC Nijmegen 3 – 1 FC Emmen
Janssen   7'
Sumiala   65'
Pothuizen   73'
Alberda   10'
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Luinge


Cambuur Leeuwarden 2 – 2 Veendam
Van der Berg   73'
Oosterhof   90'
Radomski   10'
Oosting   19'
Attendance: 5,500
Referee: Temmink

Round 2Edit

Veendam 1 – 0 NEC Nijmegen
Wiekens   88'
Attendance: 4,777
Referee: Reygwart


FC Emmen 4 – 0 Cambuur Leeuwarden
Van Oostrum   21',   63'
Nurmela   70'
Stroeve   87'
Attendance: 4,281
Referee: Uilenberg

Round 3Edit

NEC Nijmegen 2 – 0 Cambuur Leeuwarden
Janssen   65' (pk)
Sumiala   82'
Attendance: 5,500
Referee: Van Hulten


FC Emmen 2 – 1 Veendam

Round 4Edit

Cambuur Leeuwarden 0 – 1 NEC Nijmegen
Langerak   67'
Attendance: 4,250
Referee: Luyten


Veendam 1 – 0 FC Emmen

Round 5Edit

Cambuur Leeuwarden 0 – 1 FC Emmen
De Jonge   72'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Van der Ende


NEC Nijmegen 3 – 0 Veendam
Van Diemen   25'
Sumiala   49'
Pothuizen   71'
Attendance: 8,100
Referee: Van Vliet

Round 6Edit

FC Emmen 2 – 3 NEC Nijmegen
Drent   36'
Barmentloo   90'
Sumiala   23',   83'
De Kruyff   78' (og)
Attendance: 6,800
Referee: Temmink


Veendam 3 – 0 Cambuur Leeuwarden
do Nascimento   68',   90'
Wiekens   79'
Attendance: 2,631
Referee: Koopman

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