1955–56 Netherlands Football League Championship

The Netherlands Football League Championship 1955–1956 was contested by 36 teams participating in two divisions. The national champion would be determined by a play-off featuring the two best placed teams in both divisions of the Netherlands. Rapid JC won this year's championship by beating NAC, Elinkwijk and Sparta Rotterdam.

Netherl. Football Championship
Season1955–1956
ChampionsRapid JC (1st title)
1956–57 Eredivisie
1956–57 Eerste Divisie
1974–75 Hoofdklasse

New entrant

Divisions

Hoofdklasse A

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1Sparta Rotterdam34181066038+2246Qualified for Championship play-off
2NAC3420595840+1845
3Fortuna34161266634+3244
4AFC Ajax3417896444+2042
5VVV Venlo34168105534+1940
6DOS34168109168+2340
7FC Eindhoven34131295746+1138
8BVC Amsterdam34149115843+1537
9NOAD341310115555+036
10Limburgia341211115656035Relegated to Eerste Divisie
11SBV Excelsior341210125361-834
12ADO Den Haag34128145962-332
13Stormvogels341012126066-632
14Roda Sport3489176381-1825
15Vitesse Arnhem3488184867-1924
16Hollandia Victoria Combinatie34612164571-1624
17Rigtersbleek3484224486-3820
18EBOH34312194080-4018

Hoofdklasse B

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1Elinkwijk3422667936+4350Qualified for Championship play-off
2Rapid3420869046+4448Play-off as level on points
3SC Enschede3421679156+3548
4PSV Eindhoven3422399655+4147
5Feijenoord34177109362+3141
6BVV Den Bosch34175126745+2239
7Willem II34175126453+1139
8MVV Maastricht34166126847+2138
9DFC34157126961+837Relegation play-off as level on points
10GVAV Rapiditas34157126864+437
11Alkmaar '5434137144755-833Relegated to Eerste Divisie
12Sittardia34129136377-1433
13De Graafschap34811154672-2627
14SHS34115185875-17252 points deducted & Relegated to Eerste Divisie
15SVV3496195769-1224Relegated to Eerste Divisie
16HFC EDO3494213766-2922
17De Volewijckers34532649126-7713
18Emma34252728105-779

Promotion play-off

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Rapid 4 - 3 SC Enschede

Rapid qualify for the Championship play-offs.

Relegation play-off

Team 1  Score  Team 2
GVAV Rapiditas 4 - 3 aet DFC

DFC are relegated to Eerste Divisie.

Championship play-off

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1Rapid JC6402137+68Qualified for 1956–57 European Cup.
2NAC64021311+28
3Elinkwijk62131214-25
4Sparta Rotterdam6114713-63

References

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