2008–09 Eredivisie (women)

The 2008–09 Eredivisie Vrouwen was the second season of the Netherlands women's professional football league. The league took place from 21 August 2008 to 31 May 2009 with seven teams.[1] AZ successfully defended the title and became champions for a second year running.[2] The 84 matches of the season had a 56,365 total attendance.[3]

Eredivisie Vrouwen
Season2008–09
Dates21 August 2008 – 31 May 2009
ChampionsAZ (2nd title)
UEFA Women's Champions LeagueAZ
Matches played84
Goals scored243 (2.89 per match)
Top goalscorerSylvia Smit (14)
Total attendance56,365 (671 per match)

TeamsEdit

Location of teams in the Eredivisie 2008–09

On 15 April 2008, Roda JC was confirmed as the league's seventh team.[4]

Team City / Town Venue(s) Capacity
ADO Den Haag Den Haag Den Haag Stadion 15,000
Sportpark Nieuw Hanenburg 1,500
Sportpark De Aftrap[5]
AZ Alkmaar Sportpark Schoonenberg (Velsen) 3,625
Sportcomplex 't Lood[6]
DSB Stadion[7] 17,000
SC Heerenveen Heerenveen Sportpark Skoatterwâld 3,000
Zuidersportpark (Sneek) 3,150
Abe Lenstra Stadion[8] 26,000
Roda JC Kerkrade Sportpark Kaalheide[9] 14,000
Parkstad Limburg Stadion[10] 19,900
FC Twente Enschede De Grolsch Veste 30,205
Sportpark Slangenbeek (Hengelo) 2,000
FC Twente-trainingscentrum (Hengelo) 1,000
FC Utrecht Utrecht Sportpark Elinkwijk 5,000
Sportpark Maarschalkerweerd 1,000
Sportcomplex Zoudenbalch[11] 450
Stadion Galgenwaard[12] 23,750
Sportpark Saestum[13]
Willem II Tilburg Sportcomplex Bijstervelden 1,500
Willem II Stadion[2] 14,500

Source: Soccerway[14]

FormatEdit

The season was played in a quadruple round-robin format, where all seven participating teams played each other four times (twice away and twice at home), a total of 24 matches each. The champion qualified to the newly created UEFA Women's Champions League. There was no relegation system in place.[15]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 AZ (C) 24 15 4 5 45 16 +29 49 UEFA Women's Champions League
2 ADO Den Haag 24 14 4 6 42 24 +18 46
3 Willem II 24 14 4 6 44 34 +10 46
4 Utrecht 24 11 4 9 34 31 +3 37
5 Twente 24 10 3 11 28 30 −2 33
6 Heerenveen 24 6 3 15 28 43 −15 21
7 Roda JC 24 1 4 19 22 65 −43 7
Source: soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ADO AZ HEE RJC TWE UTR WIL ADO AZ HEE RJC TWE UTR WIL
ADO Den Haag 0–1 4–1 0–0 2–3 3–2 1–0 0–1 3–0 5–0 1–0 2–2 2–5
AZ 1–0 0–0 3–0 1–1 0–0 5–2 0–1 3–1 3–0 0–2 4–1 2–1
Heerenveen 0–1 2–0 2–1 1–3 1–2 1–2 1–2 0–4 3–3 2–1 0–2 1–4
Roda JC 2–2 1–4 1–6 3–1 1–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 3–4 1–3 1–3 2–2
Twente 0–1 2–3 0–3 1–0 0–1 0–3 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–1
Utrecht 0–3 1–0 0–0 4–0 2–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–3 0–1
Willem II 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–2 1–1 3–3 1–3 0–6 1–0 4–0 1–0 2–1
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: soccerway
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

 
Sylvia Smit (SC Heerenveen) Topscorer, 14 goals
Pos. Player Club Goals
1   Sylvia Smit SC Heerenveen 14
2   Marlous Pieëte FC Twente 12
3   Claudia van den Heiligenberg AZ 11
4   Chantal de Ridder AZ 10
  Karin Stevens Willem II
  Dominique Vugts Willem II
7   Lisanne Vermeulen FC Utrecht 9
  Kirsten van de Ven Willem II
9   Lisanne Grimberg ADO Den Haag 8
  Renate Jansen ADO Den Haag
11   Jill Wilmot ADO Den Haag 7
12   Gilanne Louwaars FC Utrecht 6
  Liesbeth Migchelsen AZ
14   Jessica Fishlock AZ 5
  Sherida Spitse SC Heerenveen
16 6 players 4
22 13 players 3
35 13 players 2
48 21 players 1
Own goals 3
Total: 243
Games: 84
Average: 2.89

Source: vrouwenvoetbalnederland.nl[16]

ReferencesEdit

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  11. ^ "FC Utrecht - CLUBINFORMATIE". Eredivisie Vrouwen (in Dutch). 24 April 2009. Archived from the original on 24 April 2009. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  12. ^ "FC Utrecht-vrouwen overtuigend langs Roda JC". FC Utrecht (in Dutch). 11 September 2008. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  13. ^ "Vrouwen FC Utrecht verliezen van Willem II". FC Utrecht (in Dutch). 14 May 2009. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Eredivisie Women 2008-2009 - Venues". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Over Ons". Eredivisie Vrouwen (in Dutch). Archived from the original on 27 February 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  16. ^ "Eindstanden Topscorers Eredivisie, HK en EK - 2008-2009". vrouwenvoetbalnederland.nl (in Dutch). 24 September 2009. Archived from the original on 28 March 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

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