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]
1995-96
1997-98

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1996/1997 season was contested by 18 teams. PSV won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team GP W D L Pts GF GA GD Notes[citation needed]
1 PSV 34 23 5 5 77 90 30 60 Champions League
2 Feyenoord 34 22 7 5 73 67 34 33 Champions League
Second qualifying round
3 FC Twente 34 20 5 9 65 60 33 27 UEFA Cup
4 Ajax 34 16 10 7 61 55 34 21
5 Vitesse 34 15 10 9 55 53 41 12
6 Roda JC 1 34 16 7 11 55 56 47 9 Cup Winners' Cup
7 SC Heerenveen 34 13 11 10 50 58 47 11 Intertoto Cup
8 De Graafschap 34 13 6 15 45 52 55 -3
9 NAC 34 10 10 14 40 41 54 -13
10 FC Groningen 34 9 12 13 39 43 56 -13 Intertoto Cup
11 Fortuna Sittard 34 9 12 13 39 36 52 -16
12 FC Utrecht 34 8 14 12 38 42 52 -10
13 Sparta 34 11 5 18 38 40 56 -16
14 FC Volendam 34 9 11 14 38 36 55 -19
15 Willem II 34 9 8 17 35 34 51 -17
16 RKC Waalwijk 34 9 7 18 34 39 61 -22
17 NEC 34 7 11 16 32 35 61 -26
18 AZ 34 6 7 21 25 27 52 -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
Team Pts G W D L GF GA GD
1 RKC Waalwijk 15 6 5 0 1 19 6 +13
2 FC Zwolle 10 6 3 1 2 6 9 –3
3 Emmen 7 6 2 1 3 8 10 –2
4 ADO Den Haag 2 6 0 2 4 3 11 –8
Group B
Team Pts G W D L GF GA GD
1 NEC 15 6 5 0 1 19 5 +14
2 Go Ahead Eagles 15 6 5 0 1 17 5 +12
3 Cambuur Leeuwarden 6 6 2 0 4 8 15 –7
4 VVV-Venlo 0 6 0 0 6 6 22 –16
Teams remain in Eredivisie
Teams remain in Eerste Divisie

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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