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.

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 | Regular Season Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Ajax Amsterdam Logo Ajax Amsterdam254556
2AZ Alkmaar Logo AZ Alkmaar253756
3Feyenoord Rotterdam Logo Feyenoord Rotterdam251550
4PSV Eindhoven Logo PSV Eindhoven262649
5Willem II Tilburg Logo Willem II Tilburg26344
6FC Utrecht Logo FC Utrecht251641
7Vitesse Arnhem Logo Vitesse Arnhem261041
8Heracles Almelo Logo Heracles Almelo26636
9FC Groningen Logo FC Groningen26135
10SC Heerenveen Logo SC Heerenveen26033
11Sparta Rotterdam26-433
12FC Emmen Logo FC Emmen26-1332
13VVV Venlo Logo VVV Venlo26-2728
14Twente Enschede26-1227
15PEC Zwolle Logo PEC Zwolle26-1826
16Fortuna Sittard Logo Fortuna Sittard26-2326
17ADO Den Haag Logo ADO Den Haag26-2919
18RKC Waalwijk26-3315