1965–66 Eerste Divisie

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Eerste Divisie
Season 1965-66
Champions Sittardia
Promoted SC Cambuur
DHC
Relegated VVV
From Eredivisie NAC Breda
Sittardia
To Eredivisie Sittardia
DHC
NAC Breda
Goals scored 750
Average goals/game 3.57

The Dutch Eerste Divisie in the 1965/1966 season was contested by 15 teams, one less than in the previous year. This was due to the merger of Enschedese Boys with eredivisie-club SC Enschede, to form FC Twente. Sittardia won the championship.

New entrants[edit]

Promoted from the Tweede Divisie 1964–65:

Relegated from the Eredivisie 1964-65:

League standings[edit]

Due to the expansion of the eredivisie to eighteen teams, and the expansion of this division to twenty teams next year, more teams were promoted and only one team relegated this year.

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Sittardia 28 19 3 6 68 38 41 +30 Promoted to Eredivisie.
2 Xerxes 28 18 4 6 67 26 40 +41
3 NAC Breda 28 15 9 4 50 22 39 +28
4 Alkmaar '54 28 15 6 7 64 45 36 +19
5 Velox 28 15 5 8 56 48 35 +8
6 NEC 28 13 7 8 54 39 33 +15
7 FC Volendam 28 14 5 9 55 50 33 +5
8 DHC 28 10 7 11 46 45 27 +1
9 SC Cambuur 28 9 7 12 52 61 25 -9
10 FC Eindhoven 28 8 8 12 51 54 24 -3
11 Holland Sport 28 9 4 15 40 63 22 -23
12 De Volewijckers 28 8 4 16 41 51 20 -10
13 RBC Roosendaal 28 6 4 18 46 73 16 -27
14 Blauw-Wit Amsterdam 28 3 10 15 28 57 16 -29
15 VVV-Venlo 28 4 5 19 32 78 13 -46 Relegated to Tweede Divisie.

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