1996–97 Eredivisie

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1996–97 season was contested by 18 teams. PSV won the championship.

Eredivisie
Season1996–97
ChampionsPSV (14th title)
PromotedAZ
RelegatedAZ
Champions League
Cup Winners' CupRoda JC
UEFA Cup
Intertoto Cup
Goals scored864
Average goals/game2.82
Top goalscorerBelgium Luc Nilis (21 goals)[1]

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts QR[2]
1 PSV 34 24 5 5 90 26 +64 77 Champions
2 Feyenoord 34 22 7 5 67 34 +33 73 Champions Cup
3 FC Twente 34 20 5 9 60 33 +27 65 UEFA Cup
4 Ajax 34 17 10 7 55 31 +24 61
5 Vitesse 34 15 10 9 53 41 +12 55
6 Roda JC 34 16 7 11 56 47 +9 55 CWC
7 SC Heerenveen 34 13 11 10 58 47 +11 50 Intertoto Cup[3]
8 De Graafschap 34 13 6 15 52 55 −3 45
9 NAC 34 10 10 14 41 54 −13 40
10 FC Groningen 34 9 12 13 43 56 −13 39 Intertoto Cup[3]
11 Fortuna Sittard 34 9 12 13 36 52 −16 39
12 FC Utrecht 34 8 14 12 42 52 −10 38
13 Sparta 34 11 5 18 40 56 −16 38
14 FC Volendam 34 9 11 14 36 55 −19 38
15 Willem II 34 9 8 17 34 51 −17 35
16 RKC Waalwijk 34 9 7 18 39 61 −22 34 Relegation play-off
17 NEC 34 7 11 16 35 61 −26 32
18 AZ 34 6 7 21 27 52 −25 25 Relegation to Eerste Divisie
Source: [4]

Promotion/relegation play-offsEdit

Group A
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 RKC Waalwijk 6 5 0 1 19 6 +13 15 Remain in Eredivisie
2 FC Zwolle 6 3 1 2 6 9 −3 10 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3 Emmen 6 2 1 3 8 10 −2 7
4 ADO Den Haag 6 0 2 4 3 11 −8 2
Source: [2]
Group B
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 NEC 6 5 0 1 19 5 +14 15 Remain in Eredivisie
2 Go Ahead Eagles 6 5 0 1 17 8 +9 15 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3 Cambuur Leeuwarden 6 2 0 4 8 15 −7 6
4 VVV 6 0 0 6 6 22 −16 0
Source: [2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ EredivisieStats.nl - topscorers
  2. ^ a b c Karel Stokkermans (27 January 2001). "Netherlands 1996/97 (Additional Info)". RSSSF. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  3. ^ Pawel Mognielnicki. "UEFA Intertoto Cup 1997". Mogiel.net. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
  4. ^ Jan Schoenmakers (20 February 2005). "Netherlands 1996/97". Retrieved 23 March 2016.

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