VV Baronie

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VV Baronie
Full name Voetbalvereniging Baronie
Founded 1926
Ground De Blauwe Kei
Breda
Ground Capacity 7,000[1]
Chairman Netherlands Dick Schreuder
Manager Netherlands Edin Curic
League Eerste Klasse
2015–16 Hoofdklasse Sunday B, 13th

VV Baronie is a Dutch amateur association football club based in Breda.

The club was founded on July 4, 1926, and has always been the second club of the city, being overshadowed by the far more successful NAC Breda. In 1955 the club entered into professional football in the Tweede Divisie, but failed to make a breakthrough in the local football fanbase, experiencing very low turnouts during those years; such issues, coupled with a budget far lower than all other professional clubs, led the Dutch Football Federation to exclude Baronie from the league in 1971. Since then, Baronie has played at amateur level only, winning six times the Hoofdklasse title. Baronie was part of the newly established Topklasse level in 2010–11 and has descended from that league after one season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stadion De Blauwe Kei" (in Dutch). Soccerway. Retrieved 2010-05-11. 

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