1999–2000 Eredivisie

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Eredivisie
Season1999–2000
ChampionsPSV (15th title)
PromotedFC Den Bosch
RelegatedMVV
Cambuur Leeuw.
FC Den Bosch
Champions LeaguePSV
sc Heerenveen
Feyenoord
UEFA CupVitesse Arnhem
Ajax
Roda JC
Intertoto CupRKC Waalwijk
Goals scored997
Average goals/game3.25
Top goalscorerNetherlands Ruud van Nistelrooy
PSV 29 goals [1]

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1999–00 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 27 3 4 105 24 81 84 Champions League
2 sc Heerenveen 34 21 5 8 65 36 29 68
3 Feyenoord 34 18 10 6 66 42 24 64 Champions League: Third qualifying round
4 Vitesse Arnhem 34 18 9 7 67 43 24 63 UEFA Cup
5 Ajax 34 18 7 9 72 51 21 61
6 FC Twente 34 16 12 6 57 37 20 60
7 AZ 34 17 4 13 69 59 10 55
8 Roda JC 1 34 16 7 11 62 53 9 55 UEFA Cup
9 Willem II 34 13 9 12 55 65 -10 48
10 FC Utrecht 34 14 4 16 55 61 -6 46
11 RKC Waalwijk 34 12 6 16 44 67 -23 42 Intertoto Cup: Third round
12 Fortuna Sittard 34 10 8 16 47 54 -7 38
13 Sparta 34 11 4 19 48 75 -27 37
14 De Graafschap 34 8 9 17 41 60 -19 33
15 NEC 34 7 6 21 35 62 -27 27
16 MVV 34 6 7 21 38 68 -30 25 Relegated after losing the promotion/relegation play-offs2
17 Cambuur Leeuwarden 34 6 7 21 35 66 -31 25
18 FC Den Bosch 34 4 11 19 36 74 -38 23 Relegation to Eerste Divisie

1 Winners KNVB Cup.

2 MVV and Cambuur both relegated after losing 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
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 FC Groningen 6 5 1 0 19 7 12 16 Promotion to Eredivisie
2 FC Emmen 6 2 2 2 8 10 -2 8
3 MVV 6 2 1 3 11 14 -3 7 Relegation to Eerste Divisie
4 Heracles Almelo 6 1 1 4 10 17 -7 4
Group 2
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 RBC Roosendaal 6 3 2 1 10 7 3 11 Promotion to Eredivisie
2 FC Zwolle 6 3 1 2 14 7 7 10
3 Excelsior 6 2 1 3 11 14 -3 7
4 Cambuur Leeuwarden 6 1 2 3 6 13 -7 5 Relegation to Eerste Divisie

Top scorers[edit]

Goals Player Team
29
Netherlands Ruud van Nistelrooy PSV
25
Netherlands Pierre van Hooijdonk Vitesse Arnhem
19
Netherlands Arnold Bruggink PSV
Belgium Luc Nilis PSV
Netherlands Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink Twente
18
Netherlands John Bosman AZ
Netherlands Anthony Lurling Heerenveen
15
Argentina Julio Cruz Feyenoord
Netherlands Richard Knopper Ajax
Belgium Bob Peeters Roda JC

Source: worldfootball.net

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