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The Dutch Eerste Divisie in the 1997–98 season was contested by 18 teams. AZ won the championship.

Eerste Divisie
Season1997–98
ChampionsAZ
PromotedAZ
Cambuur Leeuw.
Goals scored965
Average goals/game3.15
1996-97
1998-99

Contents

New entrantsEdit

Relegated from the 1996–97 Eredivisie

League standingsEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 AZ 34 21 9 4 81 31 50 72 Promotion to Eredivisie
2 Cambuur Leeuwarden 34 20 5 9 66 43 23 65 Play-offs
3 FC Emmen 34 18 7 9 64 45 19 61
4 FC Den Bosch 34 17 9 8 60 42 18 60
5 ADO Den Haag 34 17 7 10 69 43 26 58
6 FC Zwolle 34 14 12 8 58 42 16 54
7 TOP Oss 34 16 4 14 59 50 9 52
8 FC Eindhoven 34 16 3 15 50 52 -2 51 Play-offs
9 Go Ahead Eagles 34 15 4 15 70 55 15 49
10 Helmond Sport 34 12 11 11 46 45 1 47
11 VVV-Venlo 34 12 11 11 45 46 -1 47
12 Veendam 34 11 12 11 51 55 -4 45
13 Telstar 34 11 7 16 43 60 -17 40
14 SC Heracles 34 8 8 18 51 77 -26 32
15 HFC Haarlem 34 8 7 19 43 85 -42 31
16 Excelsior 34 8 6 20 39 64 -25 30
17 Dordrecht '90 34 6 12 16 37 64 -27 30
18 RBC Roosendaal 34 4 10 20 33 66 -33 22

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 1
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 RKC Waalwijk 6 4 2 0 15 5 10 14 Remain in Eredivisie
2 FC Eindhoven 6 1 3 2 8 11 -3 6
3 ADO Den Haag 6 0 5 1 5 8 -3 5
4 FC Emmen 6 0 4 2 11 15 -4 4
Group 2
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Cambuur Leeuwarden 6 4 2 0 15 8 7 14 Promotion to Eredivisie
2 FC Zwolle 6 2 2 2 8 9 -1 8
3 FC Groningen 6 1 2 3 9 12 -3 5 Relegation from Eredivisie
4 FC Den Bosch 6 1 2 3 7 10 -3 5

See alsoEdit

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