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 Cars Jeans Stadion 15,000 Serbia Aleksandar Rankovic
Ajax Amsterdam Johan Cruyff Arena 53,490 Netherlands Erik ten Hag
AZ Alkmaar AFAS Stadion 17,023 Netherlands Arne Slot
Excelsior Rotterdam Stadion Woudestein 4,400 Netherlands Marinus Dijkhuizen
Feyenoord Rotterdam Stadion Feijenoord 51,177 Netherlands Dick Advocaat
Go Ahead Eagles Deventer Adelaarshorst 10,400 Netherlands Kees van Wonderen
Groningen Groningen Noordlease Stadion 22,550 Netherlands Danny Buijs
Heerenveen Heerenveen Abe Lenstra Stadion 27,224 Netherlands Johnny Jansen
Heracles Almelo Almelo Polman Stadion 13,500 Germany Frank Wormuth
NEC Nijmegen Stadion de Goffert 12,500 Netherlands Rogier Meijer
PEC Zwolle Zwolle MAC³PARK Stadion 13,250 Netherlands John Stegeman
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion 36,500 Germany Roger Schmidt
Roda JC Kerkrade Parkstad Limburg Stadion 19,979 Netherlands Jurgen Streppel
Sparta Rotterdam Rotterdam Het Kasteel 11,026 Netherlands Henk Fraser
Twente Enschede De Grolsch Veste 30,205 Netherlands Ron Jans
Utrecht Utrecht Stadion Galgenwaard 23,750 Netherlands John van den Brom
Vitesse Arnhem GelreDome 25,500 Germany Thomas Letsch
Willem II Tilburg Koning Willem II Stadion 14,500 Netherlands Adrie Koster
Almere City Almere Yanmar Stadion 3,000 Denmark Ole Tobiasen
Cambuur Leeuwarden Cambuur Stadion 10,500 Netherlands Henk de Jong
De Graafschap Doetinchem Stadion De Vijverberg 12,600 Netherlands Mike Snoei
Den Bosch 's-Hertogenbosch De Vliert 9,000 Netherlands Erik van der Ven
Dordrecht Dordrecht GN Bouw Stadion 4,088 Netherlands Harry van den Ham
FC Eindhoven Eindhoven Jan Louwers Stadion 4,600 Netherlands Ernie Brandts
Emmen Emmen Univé Stadion 8,600 Netherlands Dick Lukkien
Fortuna Sittard Sittard Fortuna Sittard Stadion 12,500 Netherlands Kevin Hofland
Helmond Sport Helmond Stadion De Braak 4,100 Netherlands Wil Boessen
MVV Maastricht De Geusselt 10,000 Bosnia and Herzegovina Darije Kalezic
NAC Breda Breda Rat Verlegh Stadion 19,000 Netherlands Maurice Steijn
TOP Oss Oss Heesen Yachts Stadion 4,700 Netherlands Klaas Wels
RKC Waalwijk Waalwijk Mandemakers Stadion 7,508 Netherlands Fred Grim
Telstar Velsen TATA Steel Stadion 3,625 Netherlands Andries Jonker
Volendam Volendam Kras Stadion 6,260 Netherlands Wim Jonk
VVV-Venlo Venlo De Koel 8,000 Netherlands Hans de Koning

Former Dutch league teams[edit]

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