1897–98 Netherlands Football League Championship

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Netherl. Football Championship
Season 1897-98
Champions RAP (4th title)

The Netherlands Football League Championship 1897/1898 was contested by ten teams participating in two divisions. The national champion would be determined by a play-off match featuring the winners of the eastern and western football division of the Netherlands. RAP won this year's championship by beating Vitesse 4-2.

New entrants[edit]

Eerste Klasse East: (new division)

Eerste Klasse West:

Divisions[edit]

Eerste Klasse East[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Vitesse 4 3 1 0 12 5 7 +7 Qualified for Championship Final.
2 Go Ahead Wageningen 4 1 2 4 9 8 4 +1
3 PW 4 0 1 3 6 14 1 -8

Eerste Klasse West[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 RAP 12 9 2 1 39 8 20 +31 Qualified for Championship Final.
2 Sparta Rotterdam 12 6 4 2 22 13 16 +9
3 HBS Craeyenhout 12 6 1 5 24 19 13 +5
4 HFC Haarlem 12 4 3 5 23 23 11 0
5 Rapiditas Rotterdam 12 4 2 6 21 31 10 -10
6 HVV Den Haag 12 4 2 6 16 28 10 -12
7 Celeritas 12 0 4 8 7 30 4 -23 Not participating next season.

Championship play-off[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
RAP 4–2 Vitesse

RAP won the championship.

References[edit]