1995–96 KNVB Cup

The 78th edition of the KNVB Cup (at the time called Amstel Cup) started on August 12, 1995. The final was played on May 16, 1996: PSV beat Sparta 5–2 and won the cup for the seventh time. A total of 60 clubs participated.

1995–1996
CountryNetherlands
Teams60
Defending championsFeyenoord
ChampionsPSV
Runners-upSparta

Teams

Group stage

The matches of the group stage were played between August 12 and September 16, 1995. 56 clubs participated, 28 advanced to the next round.

Group 1
Team Pts
1. FC Groningen E 9
2. Cambuur Leeuw. 1 6
3. Veendam 1 3
4. VV Appingedam A 0
Group 2
Team Pts
1. SC Heracles 1 9
2. sc Heerenveen E 4
3. SV Urk A 2
4. FC Emmen 1 1
Group 3
Team Pts
1. FC Twente E 9
2. FC Zwolle 1 6
3. STEVO A 3
4. SC Enschede A 0
Group 4
Team Pts
1. Go Ahead Eagles E 9
2. TOP Oss 1 4
3. IJsselmeervogels A 4
4. GVVV A 0
Group 5
Team Pts
1. MVV 1 9
2. Fortuna Sittard E 6
3. SV Panningen A 3
4. Wilhelmina '08 A 0
Group 6
Team Pts
1. Willem II E 9
2. VVV-Venlo 1 4
3. FC Eindhoven 1 4
4. SV TOP A 0
Group 7
Team Pts
1. De Graafschap E 9
2. Helmond Sport 1 6
3. De Treffers A 3
4. RKVV Volharding A 0
Group 8
Team Pts
1. NAC Breda E 9
2. Young Sparta 6
3. VV Baronie A 3
4. Excelsior 1 0
Group 9
Team Pts
1. RKC Waalwijk E 7
2. RBC 1 5
3. HSV Hoek A 4
4. RKSV Halsteren A 0
Group 10
Team Pts
1. FC Utrecht E 9
2. ADO Den Haag 1 6
3. Kozakken Boys A 1
4. VIOS A 1
Group 11
Team Pts
1. Vitesse Arnhem E 7
2. Dordrecht'90 1 4
3. Young Ajax 3
4. HVV Hollandia A 1
Group 12
Team Pts
1. NEC E 7
2. FC Den Bosch 1 6
3. USV Holland A 3
4. SV Argon A 1
Group 13
Team Pts
1. Sparta E 9
2. Telstar 1 6
3. FC Lisse A 1
4. VV Katwijk A 1
Group 14
Team Pts
1. AZ 1 7
2. HFC Haarlem 1 4
3. FC Volendam E 3
4. AFC '34 A 1

E Eredivisie; 1 Eerste Divisie; A Amateur teams

Knock-out Stage

First round

The matches of the first knock-out round were played on November 28, 29 and 30, 1995. The four highest ranked Eredivisie clubs from last season entered the tournament this round.

Home team Result Away team
Feyenoord E3–0RBC
Cambuur Leeuwarden1–0 (aet)sc Heerenveen
Sparta3–1FC Den Bosch
Roda JC E2–1FC Groningen
TOP Oss1–2FC Zwolle
Go Ahead Eagles1–1Fortuna Sittard
SC Heracles0–3Ajax E (on January 24)
Young Sparta0–2De Graafschap
Home team Result Away team
Helmond Sport(p) 3-3Dordrecht'90
FC Utrecht0–2PSV E
MVV(p) 0-0Willem II
ADO Den Haag1–0 (aet)Vitesse Arnhem
NAC Breda4–1Telstar
NEC0–0 (p)AZ
FC Twente2–0HFC Haarlem
VVV-Venlo2–0RKC Waalwijk

E four Eredivisie entrants

Round of 16

The matches of the round of 16 were played on January 24, 1996.

Home team Result Away team
Feyenoord1–0NAC Breda
VVV-Venlo(p) 0-0Fortuna Sittard
Roda JC(p) 1-1FC Zwolle
ADO Den Haag1–2FC Twente
De Graafschap1–3PSV
Helmond Sport1–2MVV
AZ0–1Sparta
Cambuur Leeuwarden2–0Ajax (on January 30)

Quarter finals

The quarter finals were played on February 28, 1996.

Home team Result Away team
VVV-Venlo0–2Roda JC
Sparta1–0Cambuur Leeuwarden
MVV1–2Feyenoord
FC Twente1–3PSV

Semi-finals

The semi-finals were played on April 6, 1996.

Home team Result Away team
PSV3–1Roda JC
Sparta1–0 (aet)Feyenoord

Final

PSV 5–2 Sparta
Cocu 7'
Vink 14'
Veldman (og) 65'
Jonk 87'
Van der Doelen 90'
May 16, 1996
Stadion Feijenoord
Referee: Mario van der Ende
Attendance: 35.000
45' Van der Meer
79' De Nooijer (p)

PSV would participate in the Cup Winners' Cup

See also

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