List of football clubs in the Netherlands

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The Dutch Football League is organized by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB, Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond).The most successful teams are Ajax (34), PSV (23) and Feyenoord (15). Important teams of the past are HVV (10 titles), Sparta Rotterdam (6 titles) and Willem II (3 titles).

The annual match that marks the beginning of the season is called the Johan Cruijff Schaal (Johan Cruyff Shield). Contenders are the champions and the cup winners of the previous season.

Dutch professional clubs[edit]

Club Location Venue Capacity Manager
ADO Den Haag The Hague Kyocera Stadion 15,000 Netherlands Alfons Groenendijk
Ajax Amsterdam Amsterdam ArenA 53,490 Netherlands Erik ten Hag
AZ Alkmaar AFAS Stadion 17,023 Netherlands John van den Brom
Excelsior Rotterdam Stadion Woudestein 4,400 Netherlands Mitchell van der Gaag
Feyenoord Rotterdam De Kuip 51,177 Netherlands Giovanni van Bronckhorst
Go Ahead Eagles Deventer Adelaarshorst 10,400 Netherlands John Stegeman
Groningen Groningen Noordlease Stadion 22,550 Netherlands Danny Buijs
Heerenveen Heerenveen Abe Lenstra Stadion 27,224 Netherlands Jan Olde Riekerink
Heracles Almelo Almelo Polman Stadion 13,500 Germany Frank Wormuth
NEC Nijmegen Stadion de Goffert 12,500
PEC Zwolle Zwolle MAC³PARK Stadion 13,250 Netherlands Jaap Stam
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion 36,500 Netherlands Mark van Bommel
Roda JC Kerkrade Parkstad Limburg Stadion 19,979
Sparta Rotterdam Rotterdam Het Kasteel 11,026
Twente Enschede De Grolsch Veste 30,205
Utrecht Utrecht Stadion Galgenwaard 23,750 Netherlands Dick Advocaat
Vitesse Arnhem GelreDome 25,500 Russia Leonid Slutsky
Willem II Tilburg Koning Willem II Stadion 14,500 Netherlands Adrie Koster
Almere City Almere Mitsubishi Forklift Stadion 3,000
Cambuur Leeuwarden Cambuur Stadion 10,500 Netherlands René Hake
De Graafschap Doetinchem Stadion De Vijverberg 12,600 Netherlands Henk de Jong
Den Bosch 's-Hertogenbosch De Vliert 9,000
Dordrecht Dordrecht GN Bouw Stadion 4,088
FC Eindhoven Eindhoven Jan Louwers Stadion 4,600
Emmen Emmen Univé Stadion 8,600 Netherlands Dick Lukkien
Fortuna Sittard Sittard Fortuna Sittard Stadion 12,500 Nigeria Sunday Oliseh
Helmond Sport Helmond Stadion De Braak 4,100
MVV Maastricht De Geusselt 10,000
NAC Breda Breda Rat Verlegh Stadion 19,000 Netherlands Ruud Brood
Oss Oss Heesen Yachts Stadion 4,700
RKC Waalwijk Waalwijk Mandemakers Stadion 7,508
Telstar Velsen TATA Steel Stadion 3,625
Volendam Volendam Kras Stadion 6,260
VVV-Venlo Venlo De Koel 8,000 Netherlands Maurice Steijn

Former Dutch league teams[edit]

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