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1995–96 Eredivisie

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1995/1996 season was contested by 18 teams. Ajax won the championship. From this season onwards a match win was rewarded with 3 points instead of 2.

Eredivisie
Season1995-96
ChampionsAjax (26th title)
PromotedFortuna Sittard
De Graafschap
RelegatedGo Ahead Eagles
Champions LeagueAjax
Cup Winners' CupPSV
UEFA CupFeyenoord
Roda JC
Intertoto Cupsc Heerenveen
FC Groningen
Goals scored920
Average goals/game3.00
Top goalscorerBelgium Luc Nilis
PSV 21 goals [1]
Biggest home winPSV-Graafschap (8-0)
Biggest away winNEC-Ajax (0-6)
Highest scoring8-0
1994-95
1996-97

Contents

League standingsEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Ajax 34 26 5 3 97 24 +73 83 Champions League
2 PSV 1 34 24 5 5 97 25 +72 77 Cup Winners' Cup
3 Feyenoord 34 18 9 7 66 36 +30 63 UEFA Cup
4 Roda JC 34 15 12 7 51 35 +16 57
5 Vitesse Arnhem 34 15 8 11 48 44 +4 53
6 Sparta 34 14 11 9 53 53 0 53
7 sc Heerenveen 34 14 11 9 66 68 −2 53 Intertoto Cup
8 NAC 34 14 10 10 58 44 +14 52
9 FC Groningen 34 12 13 9 48 45 +3 49 Intertoto Cup
10 FC Twente 34 14 6 14 46 55 −9 48
11 RKC 34 11 11 12 44 44 0 44
12 Willem II 34 9 12 13 53 59 −6 39
13 Fortuna Sittard 34 6 13 15 27 54 −27 31
14 De Graafschap 34 6 11 17 37 66 −29 29
15 FC Utrecht 34 6 10 18 27 59 −32 28
16 FC Volendam 34 6 9 19 29 65 −36 27 Remained in Eredivisie 2
17 NEC 34 6 7 21 33 73 −40 25
18 Go Ahead Eagles 34 5 7 22 40 71 −31 22 Relegation
1 Winners KNVB Cup.
2 Volendam and NEC both remained in the eredivisie after winning promotion/relegation play-offs.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] AJX FEY FOR GAE GRA GRO HEE NAC NEC PSV RKC RJC SPA TWE UTR VIT VOL WIL
Ajax 2–0 4–0 2–1 1–0 4–1 6–2 2–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 6–1 4–0 6–1 4–0 3–0 4–0 5–1
Feyenoord 2–4 1–0 2–2 2–0 4–1 4–1 2–2 2–1 0–0 4–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 3–0 5–2 5–1 2–0
Fortuna Sittard 1–2 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–0 1–2 2–2 1–1 1–3 0–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 2–2 0–0
Go Ahead Eagles 0–4 0–3 2–0 4–0 2–2 2–3 1–1 2–2 0–5 1–3 1–2 1–3 1–3 2–3 1–3 1–2 0–2
De Graafschap 0–0 1–1 1–1 3–2 3–1 2–2 1–1 2–3 1–2 1–1 0–2 5–2 0–3 3–0 2–3 1–0 1–2
Groningen 3–4 1–0 2–0 0–0 3–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 5–1 2–2 0–0 2–0 2–1 3–0
Heerenveen 0–4 0–1 5–1 2–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 4–1 1–3 2–1 3–2 4–0 1–1 4–2 1–2 4–3 2–2
NAC Breda 0–1 0–3 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 5–1 2–1 3–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 4–1 3–0 2–2 4–0 0–1
NEC 0–6 1–3 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–3 1–3 0–5 2–1 1–4 2–2 1–4 2–0 0–1 2–1 1–1
PSV 1–1 3–0 3–0 3–1 8–0 7–1 5–1 4–1 1–0 4–0 3–0 1–2 3–0 0–0 1–0 7–0 2–0
RKC Waalwijk 0–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 5–0 1–3 2–3 2–2 4–0 1–3 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 2–0 3–2
Roda JC 2–0 1–1 1–1 5–0 3–1 0–0 2–2 5–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–0 0–0 3–1 0–1 2–0 1–1
Sparta Rotterdam 3–3 3–2 0–1 2–0 4–1 1–1 5–2 3–1 3–1 2–1 1–0 2–2 4–2 0–0 3–0 1–0 1–1
Twente 0–3 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–2 0–1 0–3 2–0 3–2 0–1 0–3 1–0 1–2 1–0 2–1 2–1
Utrecht 0–3 1–0 2–3 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–4 1–2 1–4 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–3 2–0 2–2 3–3
Vitesse Arnhem 2–1 0–2 5–1 0–3 0–1 0–0 2–2 2–0 2–2 0–1 2–1 0–0 3–2 2–0 2–1 2–1 2–2
Volendam 0–0 0–3 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–5 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–3 0–1 1–1 0–0
Willem II 1–0 2–2 4–0 1–2 1–1 5–2 1–1 1–3 1–3 2–5 1–2 1–2 6–0 5–2 1–1 0–5 1–0

Source: Eredivisie.nl (in Dutch)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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 A
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 FC Volendam 6 6 0 0 10 2 +8 18
2 SC Heracles 6 3 1 2 13 7 +6 10
3 VVV-Venlo 6 1 1 4 3 9 −6 4
4 FC Den Bosch 6 0 2 4 2 10 −8 2
Group B
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 NEC 6 5 0 1 12 4 +8 15
2 BV Veendam 6 3 1 2 8 7 +1 10
3 Emmen 6 3 0 3 10 8 +2 9
4 Cambuur Leeuwarden 6 0 1 5 2 13 −11 1
Teams remain in Eredivisie
Teams remain in Eerste Divisie

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit