1998–99 Eredivisie

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Eredivisie
Season 1998-99
Champions Feyenoord (14th title)
Promoted AZ
Cambuur
Relegated NAC
Champions League Feyenoord
Willem II
PSV
UEFA Cup Vitesse Arnhem
Roda JC
Ajax
Intertoto Cup sc Heerenveen
Goals scored 964
Average goals/game 3.15
Top goalscorer Netherlands Ruud van Nistelrooy
PSV 31 goals [1]

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1998/1999 season was contested by 18 teams. Feyenoord won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team GP W D L Pts GF GA GD
1 Feyenoord 34 25 5 4 80 76 38 38 Champions League
2 Willem II 34 20 5 9 65 69 46 23
3 PSV 34 17 10 7 61 87 55 32 Champions League
Third qualifying round
4 Vitesse Arnhem 34 18 7 9 61 61 44 17 UEFA Cup
5 Roda JC 34 17 9 8 60 59 40 19
6 Ajax 1 34 16 9 9 57 73 41 32
7 sc Heerenveen 34 14 12 8 54 53 41 12 Intertoto Cup
Third round
8 FC Twente 34 13 13 8 52 51 45 6
9 AZ 34 12 12 10 48 52 60 -8
10 Fortuna Sittard 34 12 8 14 44 49 56 -7
11 NEC 34 10 9 15 39 42 56 -14
12 FC Utrecht 34 10 8 16 38 54 64 -10
13 De Graafschap 34 8 12 14 36 40 57 -17
14 MVV 34 7 11 16 32 42 63 -21
15 Cambuur 34 7 11 16 32 37 64 -27
16 RKC Waalwijk 34 6 9 19 27 41 62 -21 2
17 Sparta 34 7 5 22 26 37 71 -34
18 NAC Breda 34 4 11 19 23 41 61 -20 Relegation to Eerste Divisie

1 Winners KNVB Cup.
2 RKC and Sparta both remained in the eredivisie after winning their promotion/relegation play-offs.

Promotion/relegation play-offs[edit]

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

Group 1

Pos Club P W D L Pts GF GA
1 RKC Waalwijk 6 5 1 0 16 11 3 Remain in Eredivisie
2 FC Zwolle 6 2 2 2 8 8 10 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3 Dordrecht '90 6 2 1 3 7 12 13
4 FC Emmen 6 1 0 5 3 10 15

Group 2

Pos Club P W D L Pts GF GA
1 Sparta 6 5 0 1 15 19 6 Remain in Eredivisie
2 FC Groningen 6 4 1 1 13 16 8 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3 Excelsior 6 2 1 3 7 16 18
4 Helmond Sport 6 0 0 6 0 5 24

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