1995–96 KNVB Cup

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Country Netherlands
Teams 60
Defending champions Feyenoord
Champions PSV
Runners-up Sparta

The 78th edition of the KNVB Cup (at the time called Amstel Cup) started on August 12, 1995. The final was played on May 16, 1996: PSV beat Sparta 5–2 and won the cup for the seventh time. A total of 60 clubs participated.


Group stage[edit]

The matches of the group stage were played between August 12 and September 16, 1995. 56 clubs participated, 28 advanced to the next round.

E Eredivisie; 1 Eerste Divisie; A Amateur teams

Knock-out Stage[edit]

First round[edit]

The matches of the first knock-out round were played on November 28, 29 and 30, 1995. The four highest ranked Eredivisie clubs from last season entered the tournament this round.

Home team Result Away team
Feyenoord E 3–0 RBC
Cambuur Leeuwarden 1–0 (aet) sc Heerenveen
Sparta 3–1 FC Den Bosch
Roda JC E 2–1 FC Groningen
TOP Oss 1–2 FC Zwolle
Go Ahead Eagles 1–1 Fortuna Sittard
SC Heracles 0–3 Ajax E (on January 24)
Young Sparta 0–2 De Graafschap
Home team Result Away team
Helmond Sport (p) 3-3 Dordrecht'90
FC Utrecht 0–2 PSV E
MVV (p) 0-0 Willem II
ADO Den Haag 1–0 (aet) Vitesse Arnhem
NAC Breda 4–1 Telstar
NEC 0–0 (p) AZ
FC Twente 2–0 HFC Haarlem
VVV-Venlo 2–0 RKC Waalwijk

E four Eredivisie entrants

Round of 16[edit]

The matches of the round of 16 were played on January 24, 1996.

Home team Result Away team
Feyenoord 1–0 NAC Breda
VVV-Venlo (p) 0-0 Fortuna Sittard
Roda JC (p) 1-1 FC Zwolle
ADO Den Haag 1–2 FC Twente
De Graafschap 1–3 PSV
Helmond Sport 1–2 MVV
AZ 0–1 Sparta
Cambuur Leeuwarden 2–0 Ajax (on January 30)

Quarter finals[edit]

The quarter finals were played on February 28, 1996.

Home team Result Away team
VVV-Venlo 0–2 Roda JC
Sparta 1–0 Cambuur Leeuwarden
MVV 1–2 Feyenoord
FC Twente 1–3 PSV


The semi-finals were played on April 6, 1996.

Home team Result Away team
PSV 3–1 Roda JC
Sparta 1–0 (aet) Feyenoord


PSV 5–2 Sparta
Cocu 7'
Vink 14'
Veldman (og) 65'
Jonk 87'
Van der Doelen 90'
May 16, 1996
Stadion Feijenoord
Referee: Mario van der Ende
Attendance: 35.000
45' Van der Meer
79' De Nooijer (p)

PSV would participate in the Cup Winners' Cup

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