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2014–15
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The 2014–15 Eredivisie season will be the fifty-ninth season of the Eredivisie since its establishment in 1955.

Teams

A total of 18 teams will be taking part in the league: The best fifteen teams from the 2013–14 season, two promotion/relegation playoff winners and the 2013–14 Eerste Divisie champions.

There are three teams that played in the 2013–14 Eerste Divisie that were promoted to the Eredivise for the 2014-15 season. Willem II returned back to the Eredivisie after just one by winning its first Eerste Divisie title in 49 years. Meanwhile, FC Dordrecht and Excelsior navigated to the promotion/relegation playoffs to reach the Eredivisie, with both clubs having received byes after finishing second and third in the Eerste Divisie. FC Dordrecht swept both legs against VVV-Venlo 5-2 on aggregate in the second round before facing another Eerste Divisie club for a spot in the Eredivisie (after Sparta Rotterdam sent NEC Nijmegen into relegation). FC Dordrecht won 5-3 on aggregate to return to the Eredivisie for the first time in 19 years.

Excelsior returned after two seasons in the Eerste Divisie by first overcoming FC Den Bosch 5-2 on aggregate before relegating RKC Waalwijk from the league by winning 4-2 on aggregate.


Club Location Venue Capacity
ADO Den Haag The Hague Kyocera Stadion 15,000
Ajax Amsterdam Amsterdam Arena 53,052
AZ Alkmaar AFAS Stadion 17,023
Cambuur Leeuwarden Cambuur Stadion 10,250
Dordrecht Dordrecht GN Bouw Stadion 4,235
Excelsior Rotterdam Stadion Woudestein 3,531
Feyenoord Rotterdam Stadion Feijenoord 51,177
Go Ahead Eagles Deventer Adelaarshorst 8,000
Groningen Groningen Euroborg 22,550
Heerenveen Heerenveen Abe Lenstra Stadion 26,100
Heracles Almelo Almelo Polman Stadion 8,500
NAC Breda Breda Rat Verlegh Stadion 19,005
PEC Zwolle Zwolle IJsseldelta Stadion 12,500
PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadion 35,000
Twente Enschede De Grolsch Veste 30,014
Utrecht Utrecht Stadion Galgenwaard 23,750
Vitesse Arnhem GelreDome 25,000
Willem II Tilburg Koning Willem II Stadion 14,500

Personnel and kits

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Manager Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
ADO Den Haag Netherlands Henk Fraser Erreà Basic-Fit Fitness
Ajax Netherlands Frank de Boer adidas Aegon
AZ Netherlands Marco van Basten Macron AFAS software
Cambuur Netherlands Henk de Jong Quick Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma
Dordrecht Netherlands Ernie Brandts Stadio Riwal
Excelsior Netherlands Marinus Dijkhuizen Masita DSW Zorgverzekeraar
Feyenoord Netherlands Fred Rutten adidas Opel
Go Ahead Eagles Netherlands Foeke Booy hummel vinden.nl
Groningen Netherlands Erwin van de Looi Masita Essent
Heerenveen Netherlands Dwight Lodeweges Jako Univé
Heracles Almelo Netherlands Jan de Jonge Erima TenCate
NAC Breda Flag of Serbia Nebojša Gudelj Patrick Into Telecom
PEC Zwolle Netherlands Ron Jans Patrick Compello
PSV Netherlands Phillip Cocu Nike Philips
Twente Netherlands Alfred Schreuder Nike XXImo
Utrecht Netherlands Rob Alflen hummel HealthCity
Vitesse Netherlands Peter Bosz Macron Truphone
Willem II Netherlands Jurgen Streppel Robey johnbeerens.com

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment
Heerenveen Netherlands van Basten, MarcoMarco van Basten End of contract 1 July 2014 Pre-season Netherlands Lodeweges, DwightDwight Lodeweges 1 July 2014
AZ Netherlands Advocaat, DickDick Advocaat End of contract 1 July 2014 Pre-season Netherlands van Basten, MarcoMarco van Basten 1 July 2014
Feyenoord Netherlands Koeman, RonaldRonald Koeman End of contract 1 July 2014 Pre-season Netherlands Rutten, FredFred Rutten 1 July 2014
Utrecht Netherlands Wouters, JanJan Wouters Mutual consent 1 July 2014 Pre-season Netherlands Alflen, RobRob Alflen 1 July 2014
Dordrecht Netherlands van den Ham, HarryHarry van den Ham End of contract 1 July 2014 Pre-season Netherlands Brandts, ErnieErnie Brandts 1 July 2014

League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 PSV 23 20 1 2 62 19+43 61
2015–16 UEFA Champions League group stage
2 Ajax 23 15 4 4 51 22+29 49
2015–16 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
3 Feyenoord 23 12 5 6 38 23+15 41
2015–16 UEFA Europa League play-off round
4 AZ 23 12 5 6 39 33+6 41 Qualification to the European competition play-offs
5 Zwolle 23 12 3 8 42 28+14 39
6 Heerenveen 23 9 8 6 35 26+9 35
7 Vitesse 23 9 7 7 42 32+10 34
8 Twente 23 9 7 7 39 34+5 34
9 Cambuur 23 8 6 9 34 36−2 30
10 Willem II 23 9 3 11 31 33−2 30
11 Groningen 23 7 9 7 28 35−7 30
12 Utrecht 23 8 3 12 40 44−4 27
13 Excelsior 23 5 11 7 30 39−9 26
14 ADO Den Haag 23 5 9 9 30 36−6 24
15 Go Ahead Eagles 23 6 5 12 25 41−16 23
16 Heracles 23 6 2 15 32 49−17 20 Qualification to the Relegation play-offs
17 NAC Breda 23 3 6 14 19 47−28 15
18 Dordrecht 23 2 6 15 14 54−40 12 Relegation to the 2015–16 Eerste Divisie
Updated to games played on 15 February 2015
Source: Kicker.de
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament


Positions by round

Results

External links

Eredivisie 2014-15
Teams

ADO Den Haag · Ajax · AZ · SC Cambuur · FC Dordrecht · SBV Excelsior · Feyenoord · Go Ahead Eagles · FC Groningen · SC Heerenveen · Heracles Almelo · NAC Breda · PEC Zwolle · PSV · FC Twente · FC Utrecht · Vitesse · Willem II

Stadiums

Kyocera Stadion · Amsterdam ArenA · AFAS Stadion · Cambuur Stadion · GN Bouw Stadion · Stadion Woudestein · Stadion Feijenoord · Adelaarshorst · Euroborg · Abe Lenstra Stadion · Polman Stadion · Rat Verlegh Stadion · IJsseldelta Stadion · Philips Stadion · De Grolsch Veste · Stadion Galgenwaard · GelreDome · Koning Willem II Stadion

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Domestic leagues

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus '14 '15 · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia '14 '15 · Faroe Islands '14 '15 · Finland '14 '15 · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '14 '15 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '14 '15 · Latvia '14 '15 · Lithuania '14 · '15 · Luxembourg · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '14 '15 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '14 '15 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden '14 '15 · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

Domestic cups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands '14 '15 · Finland '14 '15 · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '14 '15 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '14 '15 · Latvia · Liechtenstein · Lithuania · Luxembourg · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '14 '15 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '14 '15 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

League cups

England · Finland '14 '15 · France · Hungary · Iceland '14 '15 · Israel · Latvia · Northern Ireland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '14 '15 · Romania · Scotland · Wales

Supercups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland · Italy · Kazakhstan · Latvia · Lithuania · Malta · Moldova · Netherlands · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Turkey · Ukraine

Second level

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus '14 '15 · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH and RS) · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia '14 '15 · Faroe Islands '14 '15 · Finland '14 '15 · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '14 '15 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '14 '15 · Latvia '14 '15 · Lithuania '14 '15 · Luxembourg · Rep. of Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '14 '15 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '14 '15 · Romania · Russia · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden '14 '15 · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales (North and South)

UEFA competitions

Champions League qualifying phase and play-off round group stage knockout phase Final · Europa League qualifying phase and play-off round group stage knockout phase Final · Super Cup · Youth League

International competitions

UEFA Euro 2016 qualification · 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup · 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup · 2015 Euro Under-21 qualification · 2015 Euro Under-19 qualifying round elite round · 2015 Euro Under-17 qualifying round elite round

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