1955–56 Netherlands Football League Championship

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Netherl. Football Championship
Season 1955-1956
Champions Rapid JC (1st title)

The Netherlands Football League Championship 1955/1956 was contested by 36 teams participating in two divisions. The national champion would be determined by a play-off featuring the two best placed teams in both divisions of the Netherlands. Rapid JC won this year's championship by beating NAC, Elinkwijk and Sparta Rotterdam.

New entrant[edit]

Divisions[edit]

Hoofdklasse A[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Sparta Rotterdam 34 18 10 6 60 38 46 +22 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 NAC 34 20 5 9 58 40 45 +18
3 Fortuna 34 16 12 6 66 34 44 +32
4 AFC Ajax 34 17 8 9 64 44 42 +20
5 VVV Venlo 34 16 8 10 55 34 40 +19
6 DOS 34 16 8 10 91 68 40 +23
7 FC Eindhoven 34 13 12 9 57 46 38 +11
8 BVC Amsterdam 34 14 9 11 58 43 37 +15
9 NOAD 34 13 10 11 55 55 36 +0
10 Limburgia 34 12 11 11 56 56 35 0 Relegated to Eerste Divisie.
11 SBV Excelsior 34 12 10 12 53 61 34 -8
12 ADO Den Haag 34 12 8 14 59 62 32 -3
13 Stormvogels 34 10 12 12 60 66 32 -6
14 Roda Sport 34 8 9 17 63 81 25 -18
15 Vitesse 34 8 8 18 48 67 24 -19
16 Hollandia Victoria Combinatie 34 6 12 16 45 71 24 -16
17 VV Rigtersbleek 34 8 4 22 44 86 20 -38
18 EBOH 34 3 12 19 40 80 18 -40

Hoofdklasse B[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Elinkwijk 34 22 6 6 79 36 50 +43 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 Rapid 34 20 8 6 90 46 48 +44 Play-off as level on points.
3 SC Enschede 34 21 6 7 91 56 48 +35
4 PSV Eindhoven 34 22 3 9 96 55 47 +41
5 Feijenoord 34 17 7 10 93 62 41 +31
6 BVV Den Bosch 34 17 5 12 67 45 39 +22
7 Willem II 34 17 5 12 64 53 39 +11
8 MVV Maastricht 34 16 6 12 68 47 38 +21
9 DFC 34 15 7 12 69 61 37 +8 Relegation play-off as level on points.
10 GVAV Rapiditas 34 15 7 12 68 64 37 +4
11 Alkmaar '54 34 13 7 14 47 55 33 -8 Relegated to Eerste Divisie.
12 Sittardia 34 12 9 13 63 77 33 -14
13 De Graafschap 34 8 11 15 46 72 27 -26
14 SHS 34 11 5 18 58 75 25 -17 2 points deducted & Relegated to Eerste Divisie.
15 SVV 34 9 6 19 57 69 24 -12 Relegated to Eerste Divisie.
16 HFC EDO 34 9 4 21 37 66 22 -29
17 De Volewijckers 34 5 3 26 49 126 13 -77
18 Emma 34 2 5 27 28 105 9 -77

Promotion play-off[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Rapid 4 - 3 SC Enschede

Rapid qualify for the Championship play-offs.

Relegation play-off[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
GVAV Rapiditas 4 - 3 aet DFC

DFC are relegated to Eerste Divisie.

Championship play-off[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Rapid JC 8 4 0 2 13 7 8 +6 Qualified for 1956-57 European Cup.
2 NAC 8 4 0 2 13 11 8 +2
3 Elinkwijk 8 2 1 3 12 14 5 -2
4 Sparta Rotterdam 8 1 1 4 7 13 3 -6

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