1997–98 in Dutch football

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from 1997-98 in Dutch football)
Jump to: navigation, search

The 1997/1998 season in Dutch football was the 42nd season in the Eredivisie, where Ajax Amsterdam won the double, claiming the title and the Dutch National Cup.

Johan Cruijff-schaal[edit]

August 17, 1997
PSV 3–1 Roda JC
Cocu Goal 22', Goal 90'
De Bilde Goal 90'
Van Houdt Goal 84'
Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Jol

Eredivisie[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Ajax 89 34 29 2 3 112 22 +90
2 PSV 72 34 21 9 4 95 44 +51
3 Vitesse Arnhem 70 34 21 7 6 85 48 +37
4 Feyenoord 61 34 18 7 9 62 40 +22
5 Willem II 55 34 17 4 13 66 58 +8
6 SC Heerenveen 55 34 16 7 11 56 59 -3
7 Fortuna Sittard 48 34 14 6 14 51 53 -2
8 NEC 44 34 14 2 18 40 57 -17
9 FC Twente 43 34 11 10 13 41 42 -1
10 FC Utrecht 43 34 13 4 17 56 64 -8
11 De Graafschap 42 34 11 9 14 45 49 -4
12 NAC 42 34 12 6 16 41 49 -8
13 Sparta 41 34 10 11 13 50 59 -9
14 Roda JC 38 34 10 8 16 44 45 -1
15 MVV 32 34 9 5 20 35 75 -40
16 RKC 31 34 8 7 19 48 71 -23
17 FC Groningen 31 34 7 10 17 42 65 -23
18 FC Volendam 21 34 5 6 23 33 102 -79
  • Champions League : Ajax and PSV
  • UEFA Cup: Vitesse, Feyenoord and Willem II
  • Cup Winners Cup: SC Heerenveen
  • Promotion / relegation play-offs ("Nacompetitie"): RKC and FC Groningen
  • Relegated: FC Volendam

Topscorers[edit]

Position Player Nationality Club Goals
1 Nikos Machlas Greece Vitesse Arnhem 34
2 Shota Arveladze Georgia (country) Ajax Amsterdam 25
3 Ronald Hamming Netherlands Fortuna Sittard 20
4 Dejan Curovic Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vitesse Arnhem 17
5 Jari Litmanen Finland Ajax Amsterdam 16
Michael Mols Netherlands FC Utrecht 16

Awards[edit]

Dutch Footballer of the Year[edit]

Dutch Golden Shoe Winner[edit]

Ajax Winning Squad 1997-'98[edit]

Eerste Divisie[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 AZ Alkmaar 72 34 21 9 4 81 31 +50
2 Cambuur Leeuwarden 65 34 20 5 9 66 43 +23
3 FC Emmen 61 34 18 7 9 64 45 +19
4 FC Den Bosch 60 34 17 9 8 60 42 +18
5 ADO Den Haag 58 34 17 7 10 69 43 +26
6 FC Zwolle 54 34 14 12 8 58 42 +16
7 TOP Oss 52 34 16 4 14 59 50 +9
8 FC Eindhoven 51 34 16 3 15 50 52 -2
9 Go Ahead Eagles 49 34 15 4 15 70 55 +15
10 Helmond Sport 47 34 12 11 11 46 45 +1
11 VVV-Venlo 47 34 12 11 11 45 46 -1
12 BV Veendam 45 34 11 12 11 51 55 -4
13 SC Telstar 40 34 11 7 16 43 60 -17
14 SC Heracles 32 34 8 8 18 51 77 -26
15 HFC Haarlem 31 34 8 7 19 43 85 -42
16 Excelsior Rotterdam 30 34 8 6 20 39 64 -25
13 Dordrecht '90 30 34 6 12 16 37 64 -27
18 RBC Roosendaal 22 34 4 10 20 33 66 -33
  • Promoted : AZ Alkmaar
  • Promotion / relegation play-offs ("Nacompetitie"): Cambuur, Emmen, Den Bosch, ADO Den Haag, Zwolle and Eindhoven

Promotion and relegation[edit]

Group A[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 RKC Waalwijk 14 6 4 2 0 15 5 +10
2 FC Eindhoven 6 6 1 3 2 8 11 -3
3 ADO Den Haag 5 6 0 5 1 5 8 -3
4 FC Emmen 4 6 0 4 2 11 15 -4

Group B[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Cambuur Leeuwarden 14 6 4 2 0 15 8 +7
2 FC Zwolle 8 6 2 2 2 8 9 -1
3 FC Groningen 5 6 1 2 3 9 12 -3
4 FC Den Bosch 5 6 1 2 3 7 10 -3
  • Stayed / Promoted : RKC Waalwijk and Cambuur Leeuwarden
  • Relegated: FC Groningen

KNVB Cup[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
March 11        
 FC Twente  3
April 29
 Vitesse Arnhem  1  
 PSV Eindhoven  2
March 12
   FC Twente  1  
 PSV Eindhoven  4
May 17 - Rotterdam
 Feyenoord Rotterdam  0  
 Ajax Amsterdam  5
March 11
   PSV Eindhoven  0
 Ajax Amsterdam  2
May 7
 NAC Breda  1  
 Ajax Amsterdam  3 Third place
March 31
   SC Heerenveen  0  
 SC Heerenveen  3  SC Heerenveen  3
 Fortuna Sittard  0    FC Twente  1
May 14 - Zwolle

* The third place match was necessary to determine the Dutch Cup Winners Cup entrant, since both finalists (Ajax and PSV) were qualified for the Champions League.

Final[edit]

May 17, 1998
Ajax 5–0 PSV
Babangida Goal 25'
Litmanen Goal 38', Goal 61', Goal 84'
Arveladze Goal 79'
De Kuip, Rotterdam
Attendance: ?
Referee: Jol

Dutch national team[edit]

References[edit]