Ajax
2010–11 season
Chairman Uri Coronel
Manager Martin Jol (until 6 December 2010)
Frank de Boer
Eredivisie 1st
KNVB Cup Runners-up
Champions League Group stage
Europa League Round of 16
Top goalscorer League:
Mounir El Hamdaoui (13)

All:
Mounir El Hamdaoui (19)
Home colours
Away colours

The 2010/2011 season is AFC Ajax in the Dutch Eredivisie, they will participate in the tournament for the Champions Cup and playing in the Champions League. The first training of the new season took place on Sunday, 27 June 2010. The traditional AFC Ajax Open Day was held on Friday, 23 July 2010.

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Pre-seasonEdit

In preparation for the new season, Ajax organized a trainings stage in Stubaital, Austria, from 5 to 11 July. During the training camp, friendly matches were played against Al-Ahly and Rapid București, while further practice matches were played against Ajax (amateurs), FC Horst, Porto, Rijnsburgse Boys and Chelsea.

Player statisticsEdit

Appearances for competitive matches only

No. Pos Nat Player Total Eredivisie UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
KNVB Cup
Johan Cruijff-schaal XV
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK   Maarten Stekelenburg 44 0 26 0 13 0 5 0
2 DF   Gregory van der Wiel 52 1 32 1 14 0 6 0
3 DF   Toby Alderweireld 43 5 26 2 12 3 5 0
4 DF   Jan Vertonghen 51 8 32 6 13 1 6 1
5 DF   Vurnon Anita 46 4 27+4 3 9+1 0 3+2 1
6 MF   Eyong Enoh 45 1 23+4 1 12+1 0 4+1 0
7 FW   Miralem Sulejmani 53 13 22+10 8 9+5 2 6+1 3
8 MF   Christian Eriksen 47 8 21+7 6 6+6 1 5+2 1
9 FW   Mounir El Hamdaoui 38 19 25+1 13 9+1 3 2 3
10 MF   Siem de Jong 52 17 31+1 12 12+1 2 7 3
12 GK   Kenneth Vermeer 7 0 6 0 0 0 1 0
13 DF   André Ooijer 18 1 8+5 1 2+1 0 1+1 0
15 MF   Nicolás Lodeiro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 DF   Daley Blind 18 0 8+2 0 4 0 2+2 0
18 MF   Rasmus Lindgren 26 2 7+8 1 4+4 1 1+2 0
20 MF   Demy de Zeeuw 47 5 19+8 1 10+3 2 7 2
21 FW   Suk Hyun-jun 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
22 DF   Bruno Silva 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 DF   Oleguer 9 1 2+1 1 1+3 0 2 0
27 FW   Darío Cvitanich 8 0 1+5 0 0+1 0 0+1 0
28 MF   Roly Bonevacia 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
29 DF   Timothée Atouba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 GK   Jeroen Verhoeven 6 0 2+1 0 1+1 0 1 0
32 MF   Nicolai Boilesen 7 0 5+1 0 0 0 1 0
33 FW   Aras Özbiliz 19 1 3+11 1 0+2 0 0+3 0
36 GK   Ronald Graafland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 FW   Jody Lukoki 2 0 0+2 0 0 0 0 0
41 FW   Lorenzo Ebecilio 24 5 14+2 3 4 0 4 2
42 FW   Geoffrey Castillion 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
46 FW   Florian Jozefzoon 5 1 0+4 0 0 0 1 1
Players sold or loaned out after the start of the season:
11 MF   Urby Emanuelson 32 2 17+1 1 10 0 3+1 1
16 FW   Luis Suárez 24 12 13 7 9 4 2 1
19 MF   Teemu Tainio 5 0 1+1 0 0+2 0 0+1 0
22 MF   Ismaïl Aissati 2 0 1+1 0 0 0 0 0
24 MF   Marvin Zeegelaar 2 0 0+2 0 0 0 0 0
26 MF   Jeffrey Sarpong 1 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0
35 FW   Mido 6 3 1+4 2 0 0 0+1 1

As of 15 May 2011

2010–11 selection by nationalityEdit

Nationality                           Total Players
Current squad selection 10 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - 24
Youth/reserves squad in AFC Ajax selection 9 - - - 1 - - - - - - - 1 11
Players out on loan 4 - - - - 1 - - - - - - - 5

Team statisticsEdit

Eredivisie standings 2010–11Edit

Standing Matches played Wins Draws Losses Points Goals for
 
Goals against
 
Yellow cards
 
Red cards
 
1 34 22 7 5 73 72 30 55 3

Points by match dayEdit

Match day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Total
Points 1 3 3 3 3 3 1 0 3 1 3 3 0 0 1 3 1 3 3 0 3 3 1 3 1 3 3 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 73

Total points by match dayEdit

Match day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Total
Points 1 4 7 10 13 16 17 17 20 21 24 27 27 27 28 31 32 35 38 38 41 44 45 48 49 52 55 55 58 61 64 67 70 73 73

Standing by match dayEdit

Match day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Standing
Standing 7th 3rd 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 4th 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st

Goals by match dayEdit

Match day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Total
Goals 2 4 3 5 2 2 2 1 3 2 3 4 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 3 2 2 1 0 4 3 2 3 2 2 4 2 3 72

Statistics for the 2010–11 seasonEdit

  • This is an overview of all the statistics for played matches in the 2010–11 season.
Friendlies Johan Cruijff Schaal KNVB Cup UEFA Champions League UEFA Europa League Eredivisie Total
Matches 12 of 12 1 of 1 6 of 6 10 of 10 4 of 4 34 of 34 67 of 67
Win 8 of 12 0 of 1 5 of 6 3 of 10 2 of 4 22 of 34 40 of 67
Draw 1 of 12 0 of 1 0 of 6 4 of 10 0 of 4 7 of 34 12 of 67
Loss 2 of 12 1 of 1 1 of 6 3 of 10 2 pf 4 5 of 34 14 of 67
Home 1 of 2 1 of 1 5 of 5 5 of 5 2 of 2 17 of 17 32 of 32
Away 10 of 10 0 of 0 1 of 1 5 of 5 2 of 2 17 of 17 35 of 35
Yellow cards   5 2 10 19 6 55 97
Red cards   1 1 0 1 0 3 6
2 x yellow in 1 match     0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Number of substitutes used    59 3 15 23 10 87 193
Goals for   48 0 20 13 5 72 157
Goals against   10 1 5 16 4 30 66
Balance   +38 -1 +15 -3 +1 +42 +91
Clean sheets   3 0 3 1 2 15 24
Penalties for   1 0 2 0 0 4 7
Penalties against   1 0 0 3 1 2 7

2010–11 team recordsEdit

Description Competition Result
Biggest win   Friendly match FC Horst - AFC Ajax ( 1 - 21 )
  KNVB Cup AFC Ajax - RKC Waalwijk ( 5 - 1 )
  UEFA Champions League AC Milan - AFC Ajax ( 0 - 2 )
  UEFA Europa League RSC Anderlecht - AFC Ajax ( 0 - 3 )
  Eredivisie De Graafschap - AFC Ajax ( 0 - 5 )
Biggest loss   Friendly match Hamburger SV - AFC Ajax ( 4 - 2 )
  KNVB Cup FC Twente - AFC Ajax ( 3 - 2 )
  UEFA Champions League AFC Ajax - Real Madrid ( 0 - 4 )
  UEFA Europa League Spartak Moskva - AFC Ajax ( 3 - 0 )
  Eredivisie FC Utrecht - AFC Ajax ( 3 - 0 )
Most goals in a match   Friendly match FC Horst - AFC Ajax ( 1 - 21 )
  KNVB Cup AFC Ajax - RKC Waalwijk ( 5 - 1 )
  UEFA Champions League PAOK FC - AFC Ajax ( 3 - 3 )
  UEFA Europa League RSC Anderlecht - AFC Ajax ( 0 - 3 )
  Eredivisie AFC Ajax - Vitesse ( 4 - 2 )

TopscorersEdit

Friendlies

Nr. Name  
1.   Siem de Jong 9
2.   Miralem Sulejmani 7
3.   Suk Hyun-jun 5
4.   Darío Cvitanich 3
5.
  Jeffrey Sarpong 2
  Mitchell Donald 2
  Aras Özbiliz 2
  Ismaïl Aissati 2
  Darko Bodul 2
  Christian Eriksen 2
  Luis Suárez 2
  Lorenzo Ebecilio 2
12.
  Daylon Claasen 1
  Toby Alderweireld 1
  Eyong Enoh 1
  Urby Emanuelson 1
  Johan Kappelhof 1
  Marvin Zeegelaar 1
  Demy de Zeeuw 1
  Vurnon Anita 1
Total 48

Eredivisie

Nr. Name  
1.   Mounir El Hamdaoui 13
2.   Siem de Jong 12
3.   Miralem Sulejmani 8
4.   Luis Suárez 7
5.   Jan Vertonghen 6
  Christian Eriksen 6
7.   Vurnon Anita 3
  Lorenzo Ebecilio 3
9.   Mido 2
  Toby Alderweireld 2
11.   Gregory van der Wiel 1
  Urby Emanuelson 1
  Eyong Enoh 1
  Rasmus Lindgren 1
  André Ooijer 1
  Demy de Zeeuw 1
  Oleguer 1
  Aras Özbiliz 1
Own goals   Rob Penders (NAC Breda) 1
  Denny Landzaat (Twente) 1
Total 72

UEFA Champions League

1.   Luis Suárez 4
2.   Mounir El Hamdaoui 2
  Demy de Zeeuw 2
  Toby Alderweireld 2
5.   Siem de Jong 1
  Rasmus Lindgren 1
  Jan Vertonghen 1
Total 13

KNVB Cup

1.   Miralem Sulejmani 3
  Mounir El Hamdaoui 3
  Siem de Jong 3
4.   Demy de Zeeuw 2
  Lorenzo Ebecilio 2
6.   Jan Vertonghen 1
  Urby Emanuelson 1
  Florian Jozefzoon 1
  Christian Eriksen 1
  Mido 1
  Luis Suárez 1
  Vurnon Anita 1
Total 20

UEFA Europa League

# Name  
1.   Miralem Sulejmani 2
2.   Mounir El Hamdaoui 1
3.   Christian Eriksen 1
4.   Toby Alderweireld 1
Total 5

PlacementsEdit

Friendlies KNVB Cup UEFA Champions League UEFA Europa League Eredivisie
Status 12 played, 8 wins, 2 draws, 2 losses Runner-up
Lost to: FC Twente
3rd Place in Group G
Placement for: UEFA Europa League
Eliminated in Round of 16
Last opponent: Spartak Moscow
Champions
73 points in 34 matches
30th title

CompetitionsEdit

All times are in CEST

Johan Cruijff SchaalEdit

EredivisieEdit

Main article: 2010–11 Eredivisie

KNVB CupEdit

Main article: 2010–11 KNVB Cup

UEFA Champions LeagueEdit

Third qualifying roundEdit

Play-off roundEdit

Group stageEdit

Group G
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Real Madrid 6 5 1 0 15 2 +13 16
  Milan 6 2 2 2 7 7 0 8
  Ajax 6 2 1 3 6 10 −4 7
  Auxerre 6 1 0 5 3 12 −9 3

UEFA Europa LeagueEdit

Knockout phaseEdit

Round of 32Edit
Round of 16Edit

FriendliesEdit

Transfers for 2010–11Edit

Summer transfer windowEdit

For a list of all Dutch football transfers in the summer window (1 July 2010 to 1 September 2010) please see List of Dutch football transfers summer 2010.

ArrivalsEdit

  • The following players moved to Ajax.
Name Position Transfer type Previous club Fee
Return from loan spell
    Mitchell Donald Midfielder 16 May 2010   Willem II -
    Darko Bodul Forward 18 May 2010   Sparta Rotterdam -
    Daley Blind Defender 30 June 2010   Groningen -
    Evander Sno Midfielder 30 June 2010   Bristol City -
Transfer
    Mounir El Hamdaoui Forward 30 July 2010   AZ €5,000,000
Free Transfer
    André Ooijer Defender 9 August 2010   PSV -
    Mido Forward 23 August 2010   Middlesbrough -
    Teemu Tainio Midfielder 31 August 2010   Sunderland -
    Ronald Graafland Goalkeeper 9 September 2010   Vitesse -

DeparturesEdit

  • The following players moved from Ajax.
Name Position Transfer type New club Fee
Out on loan
    Sergio Padt Goalkeeper 1 June 2010   Go Ahead Eagles -
    Jan-Arie van der Heijden Midfielder 30 July2011   Willem II -
    Rob Wielaert Defender 22 August 2010   Roda JC -
    Ismaïl Aissati Midfielder 24 August 2010   Vitesse -
Loan return
    Zé Eduardo Midfielder 30 June 2010   Cruzeiro -
    Kerlon Forward 30 June 2010   Inter Milan -
Transfer
    Jeffrey Sarpong Midfielder 23 August 2010   Real Sociedad €200,000
Free Transfer
    Gabri Midfielder 26 May 2010   Umm-Salal -
    Kennedy Bakircioglü Forward 6 July 2010   Racing Santander -
    Edgar Manucharyan Forward 10 July 2010   Pyunik -
    Dennis Rommedahl Forward 11 July 2011   Olympiacos -
    George Ogăraru Defender 17 July 2010   Sion -
    Daylon Claasen Midfielder 13 August 2010   Lierse -
    Marko Pantelić Forward 20 August 2010   Olympiacos -
    Javier Martina Forward 25 August 2010   Toronto FC -
    Albert Luque Forward 1 July 2010   Málaga -

Winter transfer windowEdit

For a list of all Dutch football transfers in the winter window (1 January 2011 to 1 February 2011) please see List of Dutch football transfers winter 2010–11.

ArrivalsEdit

  • The following players moved to Ajax.
Name Position Transfer type Previous club Fee
Return from loan spell
    Darío Cvitanich Forward 1 January 2011   Pachuca -
    Bruno Silva Defender 1 January 2011   Internacional -
Free Transfer
    Henri Toivomäki Defender 3 January 2011   Lahti -

DeparturesEdit

  • The following players moved from Ajax.
Name Position Transfer type New club Fee
Out on loan
    Marvin Zeegelaar Forward 24 January 2011   Excelsior -
Transfer
    Urby Emanuelson Midfielder 23 January 2011   Milan €1,700,000
    Luis Suárez Forward 28 January 2011   Liverpool €26,500,000
Free Transfer
    Mido Forward 22 January 2011   Zamalek -
    Darko Bodul Forward 31 January 2011   Nacional -
    Teemu Tainio Midfielder 8 March 2011   New York Red Bulls -

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