2011–12 Eredivisie

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Eredivisie
Season 2011–12
Champions Ajax
31st title
Relegated Excelsior
De Graafschap
Champions League Ajax
Feyenoord
Europa League PSV
AZ
Heerenveen
Vitesse
Twente
Biggest home win Heracles Almelo 7–0 VVV-Venlo
Roda JC 7–0 Excelsior
Biggest away win ADO Den Haag 0–6 AZ
Highest scoring Utrecht 6–4 Ajax

The 2011–12 Eredivisie is the fifty-sixth season of Eredivisie since its establishment in 1955. It began in August 2011 with the first matches of the season [1] and ended in June with the last matches of the European competition and relegation playoffs. AFC Ajax had the highest average attendance, around 49,000.

Teams[edit]

A total of 18 teams are taking part in the league, the best 15 teams from the 2010–11 season, two promotion/relegation playoff winners and the 2010–11 Eerste Divisie champions.

Club Location Venue Capacity
ADO Den Haag The Hague Kyocera Stadion 15,000
AFC Ajax Amsterdam Amsterdam ArenA 52,342
AZ Alkmaar AFAS Stadion 17,000
SBV Excelsior Rotterdam Stadion Woudestein 3,531
Feyenoord Rotterdam De Kuip 51,577
De Graafschap Doetinchem De Vijverberg 12,600
FC Groningen Groningen Euroborg 22,580
SC Heerenveen Heerenveen Abe Lenstra Stadion 26,800
Heracles Almelo Almelo Polman Stadion 8,500
NAC Breda Breda Rat Verlegh Stadion 19,000
N.E.C. Nijmegen Stadion de Goffert 12,470
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion 35,000
RKC Waalwijk Waalwijk Mandemakers Stadion 7,500
Roda JC Kerkrade Parkstad Limburg Stadion 19,979
FC Twente Enschede De Grolsch Veste 32,000
FC Utrecht Utrecht Stadion Galgenwaard 24,426
SBV Vitesse Arnhem GelreDome 25,000
VVV-Venlo Venlo De Koel 8,000

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment
N.E.C. Netherlands Vloet, WiljanWiljan Vloet Signed by Sparta Rotterdam 1 July 2011[2] Pre-season Netherlands Pastoor, AlexAlex Pastoor 1 July 2011[2]
SBV Excelsior Netherlands Pastoor, AlexAlex Pastoor Signed by NEC 1 July 2011[2] Pre-season Netherlands Lammers, JohnJohn Lammers 1 July 2011[3]
FC Utrecht Netherlands du Chatinier, TonTon du Chatinier Mutual consent 1 July 2011[4] Pre-season Netherlands Koeman, ErwinErwin Koeman 1 July 2011[5]
De Graafschap Bosnia and Herzegovina Kalezić, DarijeDarije Kalezić End of contract 1 July 2011[6] Pre-season Netherlands Ulderink, AndriesAndries Ulderink 1 July 2011[7]
VVV-Venlo Netherlands Boessen, WilWil Boessen End of interim spell 1 July 2011[8] Pre-season Belgium De Boeck, GlenGlen De Boeck 15 June 2011[9]
FC Twente Belgium Preud'homme, MichelMichel Preud'homme Signed by Al-Shabab 1 July 2011[10] Pre-season Netherlands Adriaanse, CoCo Adriaanse 1 July 2011[11]
SBV Vitesse Spain Ferrer, AlbertAlbert Ferrer End of contract 1 July 2011[12][13] Pre-season Netherlands van den Brom, JohnJohn van den Brom 1 July 2011[13]
ADO Den Haag Netherlands van den Brom, JohnJohn van den Brom Signed by Vitesse 1 July 2011[14] Pre-season Netherlands Steijn, MauriceMaurice Steijn 1 July 2011[14]
Feyenoord Netherlands Been, MarioMario Been Resigned 13 July 2011[15] Pre-season Netherlands Koeman, RonaldRonald Koeman 21 July 2011[16]
FC Utrecht Netherlands Koeman, ErwinErwin Koeman Resigned 18 October 2011[17] 10th Netherlands Wouters, JanJan Wouters 18 October 2011[18]
VVV-Venlo Belgium De Boeck, GlenGlen De Boeck Resigned 6 December 2011[19] 17th Netherlands Boessen, WilWil Boessen
Netherlands van Dael, BenBen van Dael (joint caretakers)
8 December 2011[20]
VVV-Venlo Netherlands Boessen, WilWil Boessen
Netherlands van Dael, BenBen van Dael
End of caretaker spell 24 December 2011[21] 17th Netherlands Lokhoff, TonTon Lokhoff 24 December 2011[21]
FC Twente Netherlands Adriaanse, CoCo Adriaanse Dismissed 3 January 2012[22] 3rd England McClaren, SteveSteve McClaren 5 January 2012[23]
De Graafschap Netherlands Ulderink, AndriesAndries Ulderink Dismissed 19 February 2012[24] 18th Netherlands Roelofsen, RichardRichard Roelofsen (caretaker) 20 February 2012[25]
PSV Netherlands Rutten, FredFred Rutten Sacked 12 March 2012[26] 4th Netherlands Cocu, PhillipPhillip Cocu (caretaker) 12 March 2012[27]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Ajax (C) 34 23 7 4 93 36 +57 76 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Feyenoord 34 21 7 6 70 37 +33 70 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
3 PSV 34 21 6 7 87 47 +40 69 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round 1
4 AZ 34 19 8 7 64 35 +29 65 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round 1
5 Heerenveen 34 18 10 6 79 59 +20 64 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round 1
6 Twente 34 17 9 8 82 46 +36 60 Qualification to the European competition Playoffs
2012–13 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round 2
7 Vitesse (O) 34 15 8 11 48 43 +5 53 Qualification to the European competition Playoffs 1
8 NEC 34 13 6 15 42 45 −3 45
9 RKC Waalwijk 34 13 6 15 40 49 −9 45
10 Roda JC 34 14 2 18 55 70 −15 44
11 Utrecht 34 11 10 13 55 58 −3 43
12 Heracles 34 11 7 16 52 62 −10 40
13 NAC Breda 34 10 8 16 45 54 −9 38
14 Groningen 34 10 7 17 41 61 −20 37
15 ADO Den Haag 34 8 8 18 38 67 −29 32
16 VVV-Venlo (O) 34 9 4 21 42 78 −36 31 Qualification to the Relegation Playoffs
17 De Graafschap (R) 34 6 6 22 36 74 −38 24
18 Excelsior (R) 34 4 7 23 28 76 −48 19 Relegation to the 2012–13 Eerste Divisie

Updated to games played on 6 May 2012.
Source: Eredivisie (official site) (Dutch)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 PSV qualified for the play-off round of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League after winning the 2011–12 KNVB Cup. As they finished third in the league, all Europa League berths and play-off places were moved down one spot from the original scheme.
2 Twente qualified for the first qualifying round of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League based on the 2011–12 UEFA Respect Fair Play ranking, which awarded one extra qualifying spot to the Netherlands. This allowed qualification for Twente despite their loss in the European competition Playoffs.[28][29]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Positions by round[edit]

Team \ Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Ajax 1 1 2 2 1 3 3 4 6 6 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 6 5 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Feyenoord 3 2 3 5 4 4 5 5 4 4 6 8 5 5 5 6 5 6 6 5 5 5 6 6 6 5 5 5 4 3 3 2 2 2
PSV 16 9 6 3 5 5 4 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 3 3 3
AZ 2 8 5 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 3 3 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 4 5 4
Heerenveen 6 15 18 16 12 9 10 12 12 8 7 6 6 6 6 5 7 5 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 4 5
Twente 5 3 1 1 3 1 2 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 6 6 6
Vitesse 10 4 3 6 8 6 6 6 5 5 4 4 8 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
NEC 6 5 10 8 9 11 14 15 15 16 15 13 15 15 15 15 15 13 11 12 12 14 12 12 12 10 10 8 8 10 11 10 10 8
RKC Waalwijk 6 12 9 8 6 7 7 7 9 11 12 12 12 13 14 14 13 15 14 11 11 12 11 9 10 8 11 9 9 8 9 9 8 9
Roda JC 4 10 11 13 10 13 15 13 11 13 14 15 13 10 9 10 9 9 9 9 8 9 9 10 8 9 8 10 10 9 8 8 9 10
Utrecht 10 11 12 9 7 8 9 9 10 12 13 11 11 12 13 13 14 14 15 15 14 11 13 13 15 13 13 12 13 12 12 12 11 11
Heracles 6 6 7 10 11 12 11 10 7 7 9 9 9 11 10 11 12 12 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 12 12 13 11 11 10 11 12 12
NAC Breda 15 17 15 17 17 15 12 14 13 14 10 10 10 9 11 12 10 11 12 13 15 15 14 14 13 14 14 13 15 15 15 14 14 13
Groningen 14 7 8 11 15 10 8 8 8 9 8 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 8 8 9 11 9 11 12 13 13 13 13 14
ADO Den Haag 10 13 17 12 14 16 13 11 14 10 11 14 14 14 12 9 11 10 13 14 13 13 15 15 14 15 15 15 14 14 14 15 15 15
VVV-Venlo 10 16 14 15 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 18 17 18 17 17 16 17 18 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
De Graafschap 18 14 13 14 13 14 16 16 16 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 16 17 18 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 17 17 17 17 17 17
Excelsior 17 18 16 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 17 18 17 18 18 18 18 16 17 18 18 18 18 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18

Source:[citation needed]

Leader
2012–13 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round
2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round
2012–13 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
Qualification to European competition Playoffs
Qualification to relegation playoffs
Relegation to 2012–13 Eerste Divisie

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ADO AJX AZ EXC FEY GRA GRO HEE HER NAC NEC PSV RKC RJC TWE UTR VIT VVV
ADO Den Haag 0–2 0–6 1–1 1–2 3–5 3–0 0–0 2–0 3–0 1–0 0–3 0–1 3–3 1–1 2–2 0–0 2–0
Ajax 4–0 2–2 4–1 1–1 3–1 2–0 5–1 6–0 2–2 4–1 2–0 3–0 4–1 1–1 0–2 4–1 2–0
AZ 3–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 4–0 1–0 3–3 3–1 0–0 4–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 2–0 4–0 2–1
Excelsior 1–1 1–4 0–0 0–2 1–1 0–1 0–5 0–2 3–0 0–2 1–3 1–0 2–1 0–1 2–3 0–2 3–1
Feyenoord 0–3 4–2 1–0 3–0 4–0 1–0 2–2 4–1 3–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 3–0 3–2 1–1 3–1 4–0
De Graafschap 0–3 1–4 0–2 2–2 0–3 2–3 0–2 2–3 3–1 1–0 1–3 1–3 1–2 1–2 3–0 0–1 1–4
Groningen 4–2 1–0 0–3 2–0 6–0 1–1 1–3 2–1 1–1 3–3 3–0 0–3 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–3 2–1
Heerenveen 4–0 0–5 5–1 4–2 2–3 1–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 1–5 1–1 4–3 1–5 2–0 1–1 4–1
Heracles 0–2 2–3 0–1 3–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–4 2–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 3–1 0–1 7–0
NAC Breda 4–0 0–2 2–1 2–0 1–3 1–1 2–2 2–2 1–2 1–1 3–1 3–2 0–3 0–1 1–0 1–0 3–1
NEC 2–0 0–3 1–1 2–0 0–2 2–0 4–0 2–4 2–1 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–2 3–1 3–1 0–1 2–0
PSV 5–0 2–2 3–2 6–1 3–2 4–1 6–1 5–1 4–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 7–1 2–6 1–0 3–1 2–0
RKC Waalwijk 1–0 0–1 1–2 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 2–1 5–2 0–4 0–2 1–0 4–0
Roda JC 4–1 0–4 2–0 7–0 0–0 0–2 2–1 1–2 3–1 4–3 1–0 1–3 0–2 2–1 1–3 3–1 3–1
Twente 5–2 1–2 2–0 2–2 0–2 4–0 4–1 3–4 2–3 2–2 2–0 2–2 5–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 4–1
Utrecht 1–1 6–4 3–0 3–2 2–2 2–2 3–1 1–4 2–2 1–3 0–0 1–1 3–0 3–1 2–6 2–2 4–2
Vitesse 1–0 1–3 2–2 3–2 0–4 2–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 4–0 5–0 1–4 2–1 4–0
VVV-Venlo 2–1 2–2 1–3 0–0 2–1 1–2 2–0 0–3 3–1 2–1 0–2 3–3 4–1 2–0 4–2 0–0 1–3

Updated to games played on 2 May 2012.
Source: news.bbc.co.uk
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Play-offs[edit]

European competition[edit]

The teams placed sixth through ninth compete in a play-off tournament for one spot in the second qualifying round of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League. Teams on the left played the first leg at home.

Semi-finals[edit]

The first legs were played on 10 May 2012, while the return legs were competed on 13 May 2012.[30]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
NEC 3–4 Vitesse 3–2 0–2
RKC Waalwijk 2–1 Twente 1–1 1–0

Finals[edit]

The first leg was played on 17 May 2012, while the return leg was competed on 20 May 2012.[31]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
RKC Waalwijk 2–5 Vitesse 1–3 1–2

Relegation[edit]

VVV-Venlo and De Graafschap joined the Eerste Divisie-teams for the playoffs, after finishing 16th and 17th in the Eredivisie. Teams on the left played the first leg at home.

Round 1[edit]

The first legs were played on 1 May 2012, while the return legs were competed on 5 May 2012.[32]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Go Ahead Eagles 1–3 Den Bosch 1–1 0–2
MVV 1–2 Cambuur 0–2 1–0

Round 2[edit]

The first legs were played on 10 May 2012, with the return legs were competed on 13 May 2012.[33]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Den Bosch 1–1 De Graafschap 0–0 1–1
Willem II 3–2 Sparta Rotterdam 2–1 1–1
Helmond Sport 3–0 Eindhoven 1–0 2–0
Cambuur 3–4 VVV-Venlo 0–0 3–4

Round 3[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Den Bosch 1–2 Willem II 0−0 1–2
Helmond Sport 3–4 VVV-Venlo 1−2 2–2

Top goalscorers[edit]

Source: Eredivisie (official site) (Dutch), Soccerway

Pos. Player Club Goals
1 Netherlands Bas Dost Heerenveen 32
2 Netherlands Luuk de Jong Twente 25
Syria Sanharib Malki Roda 25
4 Belgium Dries Mertens PSV 21
5 Sweden John Guidetti Feyenoord 20
6 Sweden Ola Toivonen PSV 18
7 United States Jozy Altidore AZ Alkmaar 15
8 Slovenia Tim Matavž Groningen / PSV 14
9 Netherlands Siem de Jong Ajax 13
10 Netherlands Glynor Plet Heracles / Twente 12
Ivory Coast Wilfried Bony Vitesse 12

Updated to games played on 6 May 2012 (end of competition)

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