1998–99 Eredivisie

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Eredivisie
Season 1998-99
Champions Feyenoord (14th title)
Promoted AZ
Cambuur
Relegated NAC
Champions League Feyenoord
Willem II
PSV
UEFA Cup Vitesse
Roda JC
Ajax
Intertoto Cup sc Heerenveen
Goals scored 964
Average goals/game 3.15
Top goalscorer Netherlands Ruud van Nistelrooy
PSV 31 goals [1]

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1998/1999 season was contested by 18 teams. Feyenoord won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team GP W D L Pts GF GA GD
1 Feyenoord 34 25 5 4 80 76 38 38 Champions League
2 Willem II 34 20 5 9 65 69 46 23
3 PSV 34 17 10 7 61 87 55 32 Champions League
Third qualifying round
4 Vitesse 34 18 7 9 61 61 44 17 UEFA Cup
5 Roda JC 34 17 9 8 60 59 40 19
6 Ajax 1 34 16 9 9 57 73 41 32
7 sc Heerenveen 34 14 12 8 54 53 41 12 Intertoto Cup
Third round
8 FC Twente 34 13 13 8 52 51 45 6
9 AZ 34 12 12 10 48 52 60 -8
10 Fortuna Sittard 34 12 8 14 44 49 56 -7
11 NEC 34 10 9 15 39 42 56 -14
12 FC Utrecht 34 10 8 16 38 54 64 -10
13 De Graafschap 34 8 12 14 36 40 57 -17
14 MVV 34 7 11 16 32 42 63 -21
15 Cambuur 34 7 11 16 32 37 64 -27
16 RKC Waalwijk 34 6 9 19 27 41 62 -21 2
17 Sparta 34 7 5 22 26 37 71 -34
18 NAC Breda 34 4 11 19 23 41 61 -20 Relegation to Eerste Divisie

1 Winners KNVB Cup.
2 RKC and Sparta both remained in the eredivisie after winning their promotion/relegation play-offs.

Promotion/relegation play-offs[edit]

In the promotion/relegation competition, eight entrants (six from the Eerste Divisie and two from this league) entered in two groups. The group winners were promoted to (or remained in) the Eredivisie.

Group 1

Pos Club P W D L Pts GF GA
1 RKC Waalwijk 6 5 1 0 16 11 3 Remain in Eredivisie
2 FC Zwolle 6 2 2 2 8 8 10 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3 Dordrecht '90 6 2 1 3 7 12 13
4 FC Emmen 6 1 0 5 3 10 15

Group 2

Pos Club P W D L Pts GF GA
1 Sparta 6 5 0 1 15 19 6 Remain in Eredivisie
2 FC Groningen 6 4 1 1 13 16 8 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3 Excelsior 6 2 1 3 7 16 18
4 Helmond Sport 6 0 0 6 0 5 24

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EredivisieStats.nl - topscorers