1989–90 Eredivisie

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Eredivisie
Season 1989-90
Champions Ajax (23rd title)
Promoted Vitesse
FC Den Haag
NEC
Relegated BVV Den Bosch
HFC Haarlem
Cup Winners' Cup PSV
UEFA Cup FC Twente
Vitesse
Roda JC
Goals scored 842
Average goals/game 2.75
Top goalscorer Brazil Romário
PSV 23 goals [1]

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1989/1990 season was contested by 18 teams. Ajax won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team GP W D L Pts GF GA GD
1 Ajax 1 34 19 11 4 49 67 23 44 European Cup
2 PSV 2 34 20 8 6 48 94 36 58 Cup Winners' Cup
3 FC Twente 34 16 10 8 42 48 43 5 UEFA Cup
4 Vitesse 34 15 11 8 41 49 31 18
5 Roda JC 34 14 13 7 41 53 39 14
6 FC Volendam 34 15 9 10 39 43 38 5
7 Fortuna Sittard 34 12 14 8 38 42 35 7
8 RKC 34 13 11 10 37 45 47 -2
9 FC Groningen 34 10 15 9 35 50 46 4
10 FC Den Haag 34 13 7 14 33 58 63 -5
11 Feyenoord 34 9 13 12 31 51 45 6
12 Sparta 34 12 7 15 31 51 61 -10
13 Willem II 34 7 13 14 27 42 49 -7
14 FC Utrecht 34 8 11 15 27 27 45 -18
15 MVV 34 7 13 14 27 38 61 -23
16 NEC 34 5 16 13 26 32 55 -23 3
17 BVV Den Bosch 34 6 13 15 25 30 51 -21 Relegation to Eerste Divisie
18 HFC Haarlem 34 4 7 23 15 22 74 -52

1 Ajax didn't qualify for the European Cup. On September 27, 1989, Austrian goalkeeper Franz Wohlfahrt was hit and injured by a bar, thrown by a home supporter at an Ajax-Austria Wien UEFA Cup match. Ajax subsequently were banned from European competition for a year.[2]
2 Winners KNVB Cup 1989-90.
3 NEC remain in the eredivisie after winning the promotion/relegation play-offs

Promotion/Relegation[edit]

Starting this season, the number 16 of the Eredivisie would play against relegation against the runners-up of the promotion/relegation play-offs of the Eerste Divisie. The Eerste Divisie league champions and winner of the play-offs would replace the numbers 17 and 18 of this league directly. See here for details of the system.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Emmen 1-2 NEC 1-2 0-0

NEC: remain in Eredivisie
Emmen: remain in Eerste Divisie

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EredivisieStats.nl - topscorers
  2. ^ A black day for Ajax - Volkskrant (Dutch)