Eredivisie | Netherlands - an overview

The Netherlands 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 newcomer 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 Netherlands 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 the 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, Jong AZ Alkmaar, NAC Breda, PEC Zwolle, PSV Eindhoven, RKC Waalwijk, SBV Excelsior, SC Heerenveen, Sparta Rotterdam, 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 Amsterdam234553
2AZ Alkmaar Logo AZ Alkmaar233150
3Feyenoord Rotterdam Logo Feyenoord Rotterdam231346
4PSV Eindhoven Logo PSV Eindhoven242545
5Willem II Tilburg Logo Willem II Tilburg24341
6FC Utrecht Logo FC Utrecht231338
7Vitesse Arnhem Logo Vitesse Arnhem241038
8FC Groningen Logo FC Groningen24435
9Heracles Almelo Logo Heracles Almelo24432
10SC Heerenveen Logo SC Heerenveen24130
11Sparta Rotterdam24-430
12FC Emmen Logo FC Emmen24-1229
13Twente Enschede24-1027
14VVV Venlo Logo VVV Venlo24-2427
15Fortuna Sittard Logo Fortuna Sittard24-2324
16PEC Zwolle Logo PEC Zwolle24-1922
17ADO Den Haag Logo ADO Den Haag24-2518
18RKC Waalwijk24-3212