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AZ Alkmaar
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Full name Alkmaar Zaanstreek
Nickname(s) De Kaaskoppen (The Cheeseheads)
FC Hollywood
Short name AZ
Founded 1967
Ground AFAS Stadion
(Capacity: 17,023)
Chairman Flag of Netherlands René Neelissen
Manager Flag of England Pascal Jansen
Current League Eredivisie 
2020–21 Eredivisie, 3rd
Website Club home page
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Alkmaar Zaanstreek, better known as AZ Alkmaar or simply AZ (aːˈzɛt), is a Dutch professional football club from Alkmaar and the Zaanstreek. The club plays in the Eredivisie, the highest professional football league in the Netherlands, and hosts home games at the AFAS Stadion.

AZ has won the Eredivisie twice, in 1980–81 and 2008–09. In the same season as their first league title, they also reached the UEFA Cup Final, which they lost to Ipswich Town. In addition, the team has won the KNVB Cup on four occasions.

Honours

Domestic

  • Eredivisie
    • Winners (2): 1980–81, 2008–09
    • Runners-up (2): 1979–80, 2005–06
  • Eerste Divisie
    • Winners (3): 1959–601, 1995–96, 1997–98
    • Runners-up (3): 1956–571, 1967–68, 1971–72
  • Tweede Divisie
    • Runners-up (1): 1963–641
  • KNVB Cup
    • Winners (4): 1977–78, 1980–81, 1981–82, 2012–13
    • Runners-up (1): 2006–07
  • Johan Cruijff Shield
    • Winners (1): 2009
    • Runners-up (1): 2013

International

  • UEFA Cup
  • Amsterdam Tournament:
    • Winners (3): 1977, 1979, 1982
    • Runners-up (1): 1980

1 As Alkmaar '54

External links

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History: Seasons

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AZ Alkmaar squad - 2022–23

1 Rochet · 2 Johansson · 3 Van Eijden · 4 Vlaar · 5 Haps · 6 Rienstra · 7 Jahanbakhsh · 8 Van Overeem · 9 Weghorst · 11 Tanković · 12 Hatzidiakos · 14 Van der Linden · 15 Til · 16 Coutinho · 18 Bel Hassani · 19 Dos Santos · 20 Seuntjens · 21 Mühren · 22 Ouwejan · 23 Luckassen · 24 Brežančić · 25 Olij · 26 Helmer · 27 Friday · 28 Garcia · 29 Lewis · 30 S. Wuytens ·

Eredivisie 2021–22

Ajax · AZ · Cambuur · Feyenoord · Fortuna Sittard · Go Ahead Eagles · Groningen · Heerenveen · Heracles · NEC · PEC Zwolle · PSV · RKC Waalwijk · Sparta Rotterdam · Twente · Utrecht · Vitesse · Willem II

Johan Cruijff-schaal winners

1949: SVV • 1991: Feyenoord • 1992: PSV Eindhoven • 1993: Ajax • 1994: Ajax • 1995: Ajax • 1996: PSV Eindhoven • 1997: PSV Eindhoven • 1998: PSV Eindhoven • 1999: Feyenoord • 2000: PSV Eindhoven • 2001: PSV Eindhoven • 2002: Ajax • 2003: PSV Eindhoven • 2004: Utrecht • 2005: Ajax • 2006: Ajax • 2007: Ajax • 2008: PSV Eindhoven • 2009: AZ • 2010: Twente 2011: Twente 2012: PSV Eindhoven • 2013: Ajax • 2014: PEC Zwolle • 2015: PSV Eindhoven • 2016: PSV Eindhoven • 2017: Feyenoord • 2018: Feyenoord (Last)

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