AZ Alkmaar (women)

AZ or AZ Vrouwen was a women's association football club based in Alkmaar and the Zaanstreek, Netherlands. They were affiliated with the AZ men's team. They were founder members of the Eredivisie Vrouwen in 2007 and won the first three editions of the championship. In February 2011 AZ announced they were withdrawing support for their women's section, for financial reasons.[1]

AZ
AZ logo
Full nameAlkmaar Zaanstreek
Short nameAZ
Founded2007
Dissolved2011
GroundAFAS Stadion
TATA Steel Stadion
Capacity17,250 or 3,250
LeagueEredivisie
WebsiteClub website

Telstar entered a team in the 2011–12 women's Eredivisie and most of the AZ players signed for the newly formed club.[2]

In Januari 2022 AZ announced they were looking into restarting with a women's section.[3] Two months later AZ revealed they were going to financially support and were working closely with VV Alkmaar.[4]

HonoursEdit

National

Results EredivisieEdit

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08 09 10 11
Women's eredivisie
Season Division Position W – D – L = Pts GF – GA Top scorer KNVB Beker
2007–08 Eredivisie 01 / 06 11 – 04 – 05 = 37 29 – 16 van den Heiligenberg (9) Round of 32
2008–09 Eredivisie 01 / 07 15 – 04 – 05 = 49 45 – 16 van den Heiligenberg (11)
2009–10 Eredivisie 01 / 06 12 – 05 – 03 = 41 32 – 11 de Ridder (11) Quarterfinals
2010–11 Eredivisie 03 / 08 12 – 04 – 05 = 40 43 – 25 de Ridder (19) Champions

Former playersEdit

European competitionEdit

Cup Season Rd Opponent H A Ag
UEFA Women's Cup 2008-09 1st qualifying rd   Glasgow City LFC 1-1
  FC Narta Chisinau 7-0
  ŽFK Mašinac Niš 4-1
Champions League 2009-10 Round of 32   Brøndby 1-2 1-1 2-3
Champions League 2010-11 Round of 32   Lyon 1-2 0-8 1-10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AZ stopt met vrouwenvoetbal". AZ.nl. 22 February 2011. Archived from the original on 27 February 2011. Retrieved 23 February 2011.
  2. ^ "Telstar vrouwen in eredivisie". I J Muider Courant. 27 May 2011. Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 9 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Keert AZ terug in vrouwenvoetbal? "Serieus aan het onderzoeken"".
  4. ^ "AZ maakt stappen met VV Alkmaar: "In heel goede harmonie"".

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