1996–97 Eredivisie

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1996–97 season was contested by 18 teams. PSV won the championship.

Eredivisie
Season1996–97
ChampionsPSV (14th title)
PromotedAZ
RelegatedAZ
Champions LeaguePSV
Feyenoord
Cup Winners' CupRoda JC
UEFA CupFC Twente
Ajax
Vitesse Arnhem
Intertoto Cupsc Heerenveen
FC Groningen
Goals scored864
Average goals/game2.82
Top goalscorer Luc Nilis
PSV 21 goals [1]

League standings

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1PSV34235590306077Champions League
2Feyenoord34227567343373Champions League: Second qualifying round
3FC Twente34205960332765UEFA Cup
4Ajax341610755342161
5Vitesse341510953411255
6Roda JC 134167115647955Cup Winners' Cup
7SC Heerenveen3413111058471150Intertoto Cup
8De Graafschap34136155255-345
9NAC341010144154-1340
10FC Groningen34912134356-1339Intertoto Cup
11Fortuna Sittard34912133652-1639
12FC Utrecht34814124252-1038
13Sparta34115184056-1638
14FC Volendam34911143655-1938
15Willem II3498173451-1735
16RKC Waalwijk3497183961-2234
17NEC34711163561-2632
18AZ3467212752-2525Relegation to Eerste Divisie

Source:[2]

Relegation play-offs

In the promotion/relegation competition, eight entrants (six from this league and two from the Eredivisie) entered in two groups. The group winners were promoted to the Eredivisie.

Group A
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1RKC Waalwijk6501196+1315 Remain in Eredivisie
2FC Zwolle631269-310 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3Emmen6213810-27
4ADO Den Haag6024311-82
Group B
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1NEC6501195+1415 Remain in Eredivisie
2Go Ahead Eagles6501175+1215 Remain in Eerste Divisie
3Cambuur Leeuwarden6204815-76
4VVV-Venlo6006622-160

See also

References

  1. EredivisieStats.nl - topscorers
  2. Jan Schoenmakers (20 February 2005). "Netherlands 1996/97". Retrieved 23 March 2016.
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