Eredivisie | Netherlands - an overview

The Eredivisie is the top league of Hollands professional footballing body of the Royal Dutch FA. The meaning Eredivisie means "Honour” or "Premier". The Dutch league is a new comer to the European and is currently ranked 11th best league in Europe according to UEFA. There are 18 clubs fighting for the right to be crowned the Dutch national championship. Ajax and PSV Eindhoven are the most prolific, with 25 and 21 titles respectively. There is no promotion from the Eredivisie, but the top team qualifies for the UEFA Champions League, with the runner up entering the 2nd stage qualifying round. Third and fourth qualify for the Europa League. One further Europa League place is determined by domestic cup competition the KNVB Cup.

Upcoming matches

Participating teams

ADO Den Haag, AZ Alkmaar, Ajax Amsterdam, De Graafschap, FC Emmen, FC Groningen, FC Utrecht, Feyenoord Rotterdam, Fortuna Sittard, Heracles Almelo, NAC Breda, PEC Zwolle, PSV Eindhoven, RKC Waalwijk, SBV Excelsior, SC Heerenveen, Sparta Rotterdam, Svosov, Twente Enschede, VVV Venlo, Vitesse Arnhem, Willem II Tilburg

Related stadiums

AFAS Stadion - AZ Alkmaar, Abe Lenstra Stadion - SC Heerenveen, Cars Jeans Stadion - ADO Den Haag, De Koel - VVV Venlo, De Kuip - Feyenoord Rotterdam, De Vijverberg - De Graafschap, Euroborg - FC Groningen, Fortuna Sittard Stadion - Fortuna Sittard, GelreDome - Vitesse Arnhem, IJsseldelta Stadion - PEC Zwolle, JenS Vesting - FC Emmen, Johan Cruijff Arena - Ajax Amsterdam, Koning Willem II Stadion - Willem II Tilburg, Philips Stadion - PSV Eindhoven, Polman Stadion - Heracles Almelo, Rat Verlegh Stadion - NAC Breda, Stadion Galgenwaard - FC Utrecht, Van Donge & De Roo Stadion - SBV Excelsior

Eredivisie Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Ajax Amsterdam Logo Ajax Amsterdam387
2AZ Alkmaar Logo AZ Alkmaar367
3Vitesse Arnhem Logo Vitesse Arnhem357
4FC Utrecht Logo FC Utrecht347
5Sparta Rotterdam347
6PSV Eindhoven Logo PSV Eindhoven347
7Willem II Tilburg Logo Willem II Tilburg316
8Twente Enschede325
9SC Heerenveen Logo SC Heerenveen324
10FC Groningen Logo FC Groningen3-14
11Feyenoord Rotterdam Logo Feyenoord Rotterdam303
12VVV Venlo Logo VVV Venlo3-43
13FC Emmen Logo FC Emmen3-43
14RKC Waalwijk3-41
15Fortuna Sittard Logo Fortuna Sittard3-51
16Heracles Almelo Logo Heracles Almelo3-61
17ADO Den Haag Logo ADO Den Haag3-50
18PEC Zwolle Logo PEC Zwolle3-70