1996–97 Eredivisie

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Eredivisie
Season1996–97
ChampionsPSV (14th title)
PromotedAZ
RelegatedAZ
Champions LeaguePSV
Feyenoord
Cup Winners' CupRoda JC
UEFA CupFC Twente
Ajax
Vitesse Arnhem
Intertoto Cupsc Heerenveen
FC Groningen
Goals scored864
Average goals/game2.82
Top goalscorerBelgium Luc Nilis
PSV 21 goals [1]

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1996–97 season was contested by 18 teams. PSV won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 PSV 34 23 5 5 90 30 60 77 Champions League
2 Feyenoord 34 22 7 5 67 34 33 73 Champions League: Second qualifying round
3 FC Twente 34 20 5 9 60 33 27 65 UEFA Cup
4 Ajax 34 16 10 7 55 34 21 61
5 Vitesse 34 15 10 9 53 41 12 55
6 Roda JC 1 34 16 7 11 56 47 9 55 Cup Winners' Cup
7 SC Heerenveen 34 13 11 10 58 47 11 50 Intertoto Cup
8 De Graafschap 34 13 6 15 52 55 -3 45
9 NAC 34 10 10 14 41 54 -13 40
10 FC Groningen 34 9 12 13 43 56 -13 39 Intertoto Cup
11 Fortuna Sittard 34 9 12 13 36 52 -16 39
12 FC Utrecht 34 8 14 12 42 52 -10 38
13 Sparta 34 11 5 18 40 56 -16 38
14 FC Volendam 34 9 11 14 36 55 -19 38
15 Willem II 34 9 8 17 34 51 -17 35
16 RKC Waalwijk 34 9 7 18 39 61 -22 34
17 NEC 34 7 11 16 35 61 -26 32
18 AZ 34 6 7 21 27 52 -25 25 Relegation to Eerste Divisie

Source:[2]

Relegation play-offs[edit]

[citation needed]

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

Group A
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 RKC Waalwijk 6 5 0 1 19 6 +13 15 Remain in Eredivisie
2 FC Zwolle 6 3 1 2 6 9 -3 10 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3 Emmen 6 2 1 3 8 10 -2 7
4 ADO Den Haag 6 0 2 4 3 11 -8 2
Group B
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 NEC 6 5 0 1 19 5 +14 15 Remain in Eredivisie
2 Go Ahead Eagles 6 5 0 1 17 5 +12 15 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3 Cambuur Leeuwarden 6 2 0 4 8 15 -7 6
4 VVV-Venlo 6 0 0 6 6 22 -16 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EredivisieStats.nl - topscorers
  2. ^ Jan Schoenmakers (20 February 2005). "Netherlands 1996/97". Retrieved 23 March 2016.

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