1965–66 Eredivisie

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Eredivisie
Season 1965-66
Champions AFC Ajax (11th title)
Promoted Willem II
Elinkwijk
Relegated Heracles
European Cup AFC Ajax
Cup Winners' Cup Sparta Rotterdam
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup DWS
DOS
Goals scored 779
Average goals/game 3.24
Top goalscorer Netherlands Willy van der Kuijlen (PSV Eindhoven); Netherlands Piet Kruiver (Feijenoord) - 23 goals [1]

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1965/1966 season was contested by 16 teams. Ajax won the championship. Only one team relegated this year, because next year, the number of participants would be 18 again.

Teams[edit]

A total of 16 teams are taking part in the league.

Club Location
ADO Den Haag The Hague
AFC Ajax Amsterdam
DOS Utrecht
DWS Amsterdam
Elinkwijk Utrecht
Feyenoord Rotterdam
Fortuna '54 Sittard
Go Ahead Deventer
GVAV Groningen
Heracles Almelo Almelo
MVV Maastricht
PSV Eindhoven Eindhoven
Sparta Rotterdam Rotterdam
Telstar IJmuiden
FC Twente Enschede
Willem II Tilburg

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Ajax 30 24 4 2 79 25 52 +54 Qualified for 1966-67 European Cup.
2 Feijenoord 30 21 3 6 65 30 45 +35
3 ADO 30 15 9 6 72 37 39 +35
4 DWS 30 15 6 9 48 30 36 +18 Qualified for 1966-67 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
5 Go Ahead 30 14 8 8 49 33 36 +16
6 GVAV 30 12 7 11 43 43 31 0
7 Sparta Rotterdam 30 12 5 13 53 51 29 +2 Qualified for 1966-67 European Cup Winners' Cup.
8 PSV Eindhoven 30 10 8 12 57 53 28 +4
9 Fortuna '54 30 9 8 13 36 54 26 -18
10 Willem II 30 11 3 16 42 59 25 -17
11 FC Twente 30 9 6 15 43 61 24 -18
12 DOS 30 9 6 15 48 72 24 -24 Qualified for 1966-67 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.
13 Telstar 30 8 6 16 39 52 22 -13
14 Elinkwijk 30 7 8 15 37 64 22 -27
15 MVV Maastricht 30 6 9 15 36 56 21 -20
16 Heracles 30 5 10 15 32 59 20 -27 Relegated to Eerste Divisie.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EredivisieStats.nl - topscorers