2006–07 AFC Ajax season

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Ajax
2006–07 season
Chairman John Jaakke
Manager Henk ten Cate
Eredivisie 2nd place
KNVB Cup Winners
Champions League Play-off Round
UEFA Cup Round of 32
Johan Cruijff Schaal Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (21)

All:
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (35)
Home colours
Away colours

During the 2006–07 season AFC Ajax participated in the Dutch Eredivisie, the KNVB Cup, UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Cup. The first training took place on Saturday July 8, 2006. The traditional AFC Ajax Open Day was on Wednesday August 8, 2006, followed by a testimonial match for the retired former Ajax striker Dennis Bergkamp.

Pre-season[edit]

The first training for the 2006–07 season was held on July 8, 2006. In preparation for the new season Ajax organized a training camp in De Lutte, Netherlands at the De Thij Sportpark. During the pre-season, the squad from manager Henk ten Cate played friendly matches against JOS Watergraafsmeer, ABS, SV de Lutte, HHC Hardenberg, VV Bennekom, SV Spakenburg and FC Emmen before traveling to Germany to play against Borussia Dortmund. They then returned to Amsterdam to play Internazionale and Manchester United in the annual Amsterdam Tournament.

Player statistics[edit]

Appearances for competitive matches only

No. Pos Nat Player Total Eredivisie UEFA Cup KNVB Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Netherlands Maarten Stekelenburg 43 0 32 0 7 0 4 0
2 DF Netherlands John Heitinga 44 8 32 6 7 1 3+2 1
3 DF Netherlands Jaap Stam 36 2 25 1 7 0 4 1
4 DF Belgium Thomas Vermaelen 33 0 16+7 0 4+1 0 5 0
5 DF Netherlands Urby Emanuelson 39 3 30+1 3 4 0 3+1 0
6 DF Netherlands Hedwiges Maduro 24 2 9+6 0 5 1 3+1 1
8 FW Netherlands Ryan Babel 36 7 25+2 5 3+2 2 2+2 0
9 FW Netherlands Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 45 32 31+1 21 7 7 5+1 4
10 FW Netherlands Wesley Sneijder 41 20 30 18 7 1 4 1
11 MF Denmark Kenneth Perez 38 15 10+17 12 4+1 0 3+3 3
12 GK Netherlands Kenneth Vermeer 1 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0
13 MF Netherlands Edgar Davids 14 1 11 1 0 0 3 0
14 MF Spain Roger 17 2 7+4 1 4 1 1+1 0
15 MF Netherlands Olaf Lindenbergh 19 0 5+7 0 2+2 0 3 0
16 FW Belgium Tom De Mul 38 4 23+5 4 2+5 0 2+1 0
18 MF Spain Gabri 40 6 31 5 6 0 3 1
19 FW Denmark Dennis Rommedahl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 FW Romania George Ogăraru 33 6 18+10 5+1 0 0 5 0
21 FW Romania Nicolae Mitea 12 3 1+7 2 0+1 0 0+3 1
22 DF Czech Republic Zdeněk Grygera 31 4 21+1 3 5 1 4 0
23 DF Brazil Leonardo 11 3 4+3 1 1+1 1 2 1
24 MF Netherlands John Goossens 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 MF Netherlands Jeffrey Sarpong 1 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
26 FW Armenia Edgar Manucharyan 8 1 0+5 0 2 1 1 0
30 GK Netherlands Dennis Gentenaar 5 0 2 0 1 0 2 0
32 GK Netherlands Marco van Duin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 FW Netherlands Antilles Vurnon Anita 2 0 1 0 0+1 0 0 0
34 DF Netherlands Vito Wormgoor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 DF Netherlands Gregory van der Wiel 4 0 3+1 0 0 0 0 0
36 MF Netherlands Mitchell Donald 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
38 DF Belgium Toby Alderweireld 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
39 MF Netherlands Antilles Javier Martina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
56 MF Netherlands Dionitio Liesdek 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
62 DF Netherlands Michael Timisela 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
67 DF Netherlands Murat Yıldırım 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players sold or loaned out after the start of the season:
7 FW Argentina Mauro Rosales 19 1 6+6 1 3+1 0 3 0
17 FW Denmark Michael Krohn-Dehli 3 0 0+3 0 0 0 0 0
19 FW Sweden Markus Rosenberg 13 5 9 0 3 3 1 2
27 FW Greece Angelos Charisteas 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
28 DF Belgium Jan Vertonghen 5 0 1+2 0 0+2 0 0 0
29 FW Netherlands Rydell Poepon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 MF Belgium Stanley Aborah 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 FW Netherlands Derk Boerrigter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 MF Netherlands Donovan Slijngard 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

As of 14 November 2011

Team statistics[edit]

2006–07 Eredivisie standings[edit]

Standing Matches played Wins Draws Losses Points Goals for
Goal
Goals against
Goal
Yellow cards
YC
Red cards
Red card
2 34 23 6 5 75 84 34 60 4

Points by match day[edit]

Match day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Total
Points 3 3 3 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 3 1 3 3 3 3 1 1 0 3 3 3 1 3 3 3 75

Total points by match day[edit]

Match day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Total
Points 3 6 9 9 12 15 18 21 24 27 30 30 31 31 34 35 38 38 41 42 45 48 51 54 55 56 56 59 62 65 66 69 72 75 75

Standing by match day[edit]

Match day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Standing
Standing 2nd 3rd 2nd 5th 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd

Goals by match day[edit]

Match day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Total
Goals 5 2 3 0 2 3 3 4 2 2 3 0 1 0 6 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 1 0 4 5 3 2 2 5 2 84

Statistics for the 2006–07 season[edit]

  • This is an overview of all the statistics for played matches in the 2006-07 season.
Friendlies Amsterdam
Tournament
Johan Cruijff Schaal KNVB Cup UEFA Champions League UEFA Cup Eredivisie UEFA Champions League
Qualifying Play-offs
Total
Matches 9 2 1 6 2 8 34 4 66
Wins 6 0 1 6 1 5 23 2 44
Draws 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 0 8
Losses 3 1 0 0 1 2 5 2 14
Home 0 2 0 3 1 4 17 2 29
Away 9 0 1 3 1 4 17 2 37
Yellow cards YC 3 5 1 5 6 19 60 8 107
Red cards Red card 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
2 x yellow in 1 match Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4
Number of substitutes used Substituted inSubstituted off 50 7 3 15 5 21 98 10 119
Goals for Goal 56 1 3 17 2 18 84 8 189
Goals against Goal 9 2 1 4 3 9 34 3 65
Balance Goal +24 -1 +2 +13 -1 +9 +50 +5 +124
Clean sheets Goal 5 0 0 3 0 1 12 2 23
Penalties for Goal 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 6
Penalties against Goal 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 5

2006–07 team records[edit]

Description Competition Result
Biggest win Netherlands Friendly match SV de Lutte - AFC Ajax ( 0 - 18 )
Netherlands KNVB Cup AFC Ajax - HFC Haarlem ( 4 - 0 )
European Union UEFA Champions League F.C. København - AFC Ajax ( 1 - 2 )
European Union UEFA Cup AFC Ajax - IK Start ( 4 - 0 )
Netherlands Eredivisie AFC Ajax - Willem II ( 6 - 0 )
Biggest loss South Africa Friendly match Ajax Cape Town - AFC Ajax ( 3 - 1 )
Netherlands KNVB Cup
European Union UEFA Champions League AFC Ajax - F.C. København ( 0 - 2 )
European Union UEFA Cup SV Werder Bremen - AFC Ajax ( 3 - 0 )
Netherlands Eredivisie AFC Ajax - NAC Breda ( 1 - 3 )
Most goals in a match Netherlands Friendly match SV de Lutte - AFC Ajax ( 0 - 18 )
Netherlands KNVB Cup Jong RKC - AFC Ajax ( 2 - 5 )
European Union UEFA Champions League F.C. København - AFC Ajax ( 1 - 2 )
European Union UEFA Cup IK Start - AFC Ajax ( 2 - 5 )
Netherlands Eredivisie AFC Ajax - Sparta Rotterdam ( 5 - 2 )

Top scorers[edit]

Friendlies

Nr. Name Goal
1. Netherlands Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 11
2. Greece Angelos Charisteas 9
3. Romania Nicolae Mitea 5
Netherlands Rydell Poepon 5
Argentina Mauro Rosales 5
6. Netherlands Robbert Schilder 4
7. Denmark Kenneth Perez 3
Netherlands Jeffrey Sarpong 3
Belgium Tom De Mul 3
10. Armenia Edgar Manucharyan 2
11. Netherlands Olaf Lindenbergh 1
Netherlands Jaap Stam 1
Netherlands Wesley Sneijder 1
Belgium Thomas Vermaelen 1
Belgium Jan Vertonghen 1
Netherlands Ryan Babel 1
Total 56

Johan Cruijff Schaal

Nr. Name Goal
1. Argentina Mauro Rosales 1
Denmark Kenneth Perez 1
Netherlands Wesley Sneijder 1
Total 3

Eredivisie

Nr. Name Goal
1. Netherlands Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 21
2. Netherlands Wesley Sneijder 18
3. Denmark Kenneth Perez 11
4. Netherlands John Heitinga 6
5. Netherlands Ryan Babel 5
Spain Gabri 5
7. Belgium Tom De Mul 3
8. Netherlands Urby Emanuelson 3
Czech Republic Zdeněk Grygera 3
10. Romania Nicolae Mitea 2
11. Argentina Mauro Rosales 1
Spain Roger 1
Netherlands Jaap Stam 1
Brazil Leonardo 1
Netherlands Edgar Davids 1
Own goals Netherlands Ryan Donk (AZ) 1
Total 83

KNVB Cup

Nr. Name Goal
1. Netherlands Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 4
2. Denmark Kenneth Perez 3
3. Sweden Markus Rosenberg 2
4. Netherlands Hedwiges Maduro 1
Netherlands Jaap Stam 1
Brazil Leonardo 1
Netherlands John Heitinga 1
Netherlands Wesley Sneijder 1
Spain Gabri 1
Romania Nicolae Mitea 1
Own goals Suriname Ray Fränkel (HFC Haarlem) 1
Total 17

UEFA Champions League

Nr. Name Goal
1. Netherlands Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 2
Total 2

UEFA Cup

Nr. Name Goal
1. Netherlands Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 7
2. Sweden Markus Rosenberg 3
3. Netherlands Ryan Babel 2
4. Netherlands Wesley Sneijder 1
Spain Gabri 1
Czech Republic Zdeněk Grygera 1
Armenia Edgar Manucharyan 1
Netherlands John Heitinga 1
Brazil Leonardo 1
Total 18

Amsterdam Tournament

Nr. Name Goal
1. Netherlands Wesley Sneijder 1
Total 1

Placements[edit]

Friendlies Amsterdam Tournament KNVB Cup UEFA Champions League UEFA Cup Eredivisie
Status 9 played, 6 wins, 0 draws, 3 losses 4th place Winners
Last opponent: AZ
Eliminated in Play-Off round
Last opponent: Copenhagen
Eliminated in Round of 32
Last opponent: Werder Bremen
2nd place
75 points in 34 matches
qualified for UEFA Champions League Qualifying rounds

Results[edit]

All times are in CEST

Johan Cruijff Schaal[edit]

Eredivisie[edit]

Play-offs[edit]

Round 1
Round 2

KNVB Cup[edit]

UEFA Champions League[edit]

Play-Off round

UEFA Cup[edit]

First round

Group Stage[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Spain Espanyol 4 4 0 0 11 2 +9 12
Netherlands Ajax 4 2 1 1 6 2 +4 7
Belgium Zulte Waregem 4 2 0 2 9 11 -2 6
Czech Republic Sparta Praha 4 1 1 2 2 5 –3 4
Austria Austria Wien 4 0 0 4 1 9 –8 0

Final Phase[edit]

Round of 32[edit]

Amsterdam Tournament[edit]

Final standings of the LG Amsterdam Tournament 2006
Team Pld W D L GF Pts
England Manchester United 2 2 0 0 4 10
Italy Internazionale 2 1 1 0 4 8
Portugal Porto 2 0 0 2 3 3
Netherlands Ajax 2 0 1 1 1 2

Friendlies[edit]

Transfers for 2006-07[edit]

Summer transfer window[edit]

For a list of all Dutch football transfers in the summer window (1 July 2006 to 1 September 2006) please see List of Dutch football transfers summer 2006.

Arrivals[edit]

  • The following players moved to AFC Ajax.
Name Position Transfer type Previous club Fee
Return from loan spell
Substituted in Belgium Stanley Aborah Midfielder 1 July 2006 Netherlands FC Den Bosch -
Transfer
Substituted in Romania George Ogăraru Defender 23 May 2006 Romania Steaua București €3.3 million
Substituted in Denmark Kenneth Perez Defender 1 July 2006 Netherlands AZ €3 million
Substituted in Netherlands Jaap Stam Defender 12 July 2006 Italy Milan €3 million
Free Transfer
Substituted in Denmark Michael Krohn-Dehli Midfielder 1 July 2006 Netherlands RKC Waalwijk -
Substituted in Netherlands Dennis Gentenaar Goalkeeper 1 July 2006 Germany Borussia Dortmund -
Substituted in Spain Gabri Midfielder 6 June 2006 Spain Barcelona -
Substituted in Spain Roger Midfielder 12 August 2006 Spain Villarreal -

Departures[edit]

  • The following players moved from AFC Ajax.
Name Position Transfer type New club Fee
Out on loan
Substituted off Netherlands Victor Sikora Midfielder 1 July 2006 Netherlands NAC Breda -
Substituted off Netherlands Robbert Schilder Midfielder 7 August 2006 Netherlands Heracles Almelo -
Substituted off Ghana Emmanuel Boakye Defender 10 August 2006 Netherlands Heracles Almelo -
Substituted off Netherlands Tom Kalkhuis Forward 31 August 2006 Netherlands FC Omniworld -
Loan return
Substituted off Spain Juanfran Defender 1 July 2006 Turkey Beşiktaş -
Transfer
Substituted off Sweden Rasmus Lindgren Midfielder 1 March 2006 Netherlands Groningen €300,000
Substituted off Belgium Gideon De Graaf Forward 1 July 2006 Belgium Mechelen €2.8 million
Substituted off Greece Angelos Charisteas Forward 31 August 2006 Netherlands Feyenoord €2.6 million
Free Transfer
Substituted off Morocco Nourdin Boukhari Midfielder 15 May 2006 France FC Nantes -
Substituted off Czech Republic Tomáš Galásek Defender 1 July 2006 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg -
Substituted off South Africa Steven Pienaar Midfielder 1 July 2006 Germany Borussia Dortmund -
Substituted off South Africa Hans Vonk Goalkeeper 1 July 2006 South Africa Ajax Cape Town -
Substituted off Greece Ioannis Anastasiou Forward 1 July 2006 Netherlands Sparta Rotterdam -
Substituted off Tunisia Hatem Trabelsi Defender 10 August 2006 England Manchester City -

Winter transfer window[edit]

For a list of all Dutch football transfers in the winter window (1 January 2007 to 1 February 2007) please see List of Dutch football transfers winter 2006–07.

Arrivals[edit]

  • The following players moved to AFC Ajax.
Name Position Transfer type Previous club Fee
Transfer
Substituted in Brazil Leonardo Forward 19 December 2006 Netherlands NAC Breda €660,000
Free Transfer
Substituted in Netherlands Edgar Davids Midfielder 30 January 2006 England Tottenham Hotspur -

Departures[edit]

  • The following players moved from AFC Ajax.
Name Position Transfer type New club Fee
Out on loan
Substituted off Netherlands Derk Boerrigter Forward 30 January 2007 Netherlands HFC Haarlem -
Substituted off Denmark Michael Krohn-Dehli Midfielder 31 January 2007 Netherlands Sparta Rotterdam -
Substituted off Belgium Jan Vertonghen Defender 31 January 2007 Netherlands RKC Waalwijk -
Substituted off Netherlands Rydell Poepon Forward 31 January 2007 Netherlands Willem II -
Substituted off Netherlands Donovan Slijngard Midfielder 31 January 2007 Netherlands Groningen -
Transfer
Substituted off Sweden Markus Rosenberg Forward 27 January 2007 Germany Werder Bremen €3.3 million
Substituted off Argentina Mauro Rosales Forward 31 January 2007 Argentina River Plate €1.8 million
Free Transfer
Substituted off Belgium Stanley Aborah Midfielder 6 January 2007 Belgium FCV Dender -

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