1897–98 Netherlands Football League Championship

The Netherlands Football League Championship 1897–1898 was contested by ten teams participating in two divisions. The national champion would be determined by a play-off match featuring the winners of the eastern and western football division of the Netherlands. RAP won this year's championship by beating Vitesse Arnhem 4-2.

Netherl. Football Championship
Season1897–98
ChampionsRAP (4th title)

New entrants

Eerste Klasse East: (new division)

  • Go Ahead Wageningen, returning after one year of absence (previously participating in the western division)
  • PW
  • Vitesse

Eerste Klasse West:

Divisions

Eerste Klasse East

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1Vitesse4310125+77Qualified for Championship Final
2Go Ahead Wageningen412198+14
3PW4013614-81

Eerste Klasse West

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1RAP12921398+3120Qualified for Championship Final
2Sparta Rotterdam126422213+916
3HBS Craeyenhout126152419+513
4HFC Haarlem124352323011
5Rapiditas Rotterdam124262131-1010
6HVV Den Haag124261628-1210
7Celeritas12048730-234Not participating next season

Championship play-off

Team 1 Score Team 2
RAP 4-2 Vitesse

RAP won the championship.

References


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