1989–90 Eredivisie

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Eredivisie
Season1989-90
ChampionsAjax (23rd title)
PromotedVitesse Arnhem
FC Den Haag
NEC
RelegatedBVV Den Bosch
HFC Haarlem
Cup Winners' CupPSV
UEFA CupFC Twente
Vitesse Arnhem
Roda JC
Goals scored842
Average goals/game2.75
Top goalscorerBrazil Romário
PSV 23 goals [1]
1988-89
1990-91

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 Arnhem 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

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