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1956–57 Eredivisie

Eredivisie
Season1956–57
ChampionsAFC Ajax (9th title)
PromotedNew league
RelegatedWillem II
Eindhoven
European CupAFC Ajax
Goals scored1,139
Average goals/game3.72
Top goalscorer Coen Dillen
PSV Eindhoven - 43 goals [1]
Biggest home winBVV - NAC: 8-0
Biggest away winMultiple
Highest scoringPSV - Eindhoven: 7-4

The 1956–57 season of the Eredivisie was the first in its history. It was the start of a single professional football competition in the Netherlands, represented by the country's best clubs.[2] It was contested by 18 teams, and Ajax won the championship.

1956–57 Eredivisie Intro articles: 3

League standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 AFC Ajax 34 22 5 7 64 40 +24 49 Qualified for 1957–58 European Cup
2 Fortuna '54 34 20 5 9 76 48 +28 45 Winners of the 1956–57 KNVB Cup
3 SC Enschede 34 15 11 8 81 47 +34 41
4 MVV Maastricht 34 15 10 9 53 42 +11 40
5 PSV Eindhoven 34 18 3 13 93 71 +22 39
6 Feijenoord 34 15 9 10 79 58 +21 39
7 VVV '03 34 16 6 12 50 53 −3 38
8 Sparta Rotterdam 34 12 12 10 66 59 +7 36
9 NAC 34 14 8 12 59 61 −2 36
10 DOS 34 17 1 16 79 75 +4 35
11 Rapid JC 34 13 7 14 64 63 +1 33
12 NOAD 34 12 7 15 54 64 −10 31
13 BVC Amsterdam 34 11 8 15 49 67 −18 30
14 GVAV 34 9 10 15 52 66 −14 28
15 BVV 34 11 4 19 70 76 −6 26
16 Elinkwijk 34 10 4 20 52 87 −35 24
17 Willem II 34 8 6 20 59 79 −20 22 Relegated to Eerste Divisie
18 FC Eindhoven 34 8 4 22 39 83 −44 20
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Matches

Home \ Away AJX AMS BVV DOS EIN ELI FEI FOR GVA MVV NAC NOA PSV RJC ENS SPA VVV WIL
Ajax 2–3 1–0 1–2 3–1 1–0 1–0 0–2 4–2 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 5–0
Amsterdam 1–5 3–2 1–2 2–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 0–1 3–0 0–1 1–0 1–3 0–5 0–2 1–1 4–1 0–6
BVV 3–1 5–2 4–0 1–3 1–2 0–5 1–3 1–2 2–0 8–0 6–0 0–3 3–1 2–2 2–2 1–4 3–2
DOS 0–2 3–2 1–3 0–1 2–3 4–0 3–1 7–1 1–2 4–1 3–1 2–8 2–0 1–4 2–3 1–3 4–1
Eindhoven 0–3 1–1 2–3 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–5 1–1 0–3 2–2 3–1 0–2 0–2 3–2 0–2 0–2 2–3
Elinkwijk 1–2 0–2 4–2 1–6 5–2 5–1 2–2 0–5 0–0 2–1 2–3 0–6 1–4 2–5 1–3 2–2 3–1
Feijenoord 7–3 2–2 5–1 5–1 4–0 3–1 4–0 2–1 2–2 2–2 5–2 2–0 2–3 2–2 0–3 3–0 2–1
Fortuna '54 2–3 3–0 4–1 4–1 4–1 8–1 3–2 3–2 1–1 2–1 0–3 1–3 5–0 4–1 1–1 3–1 0–1
GVAV 1–1 1–1 3–2 3–2 1–1 1–2 4–2 2–0 0–0 1–2 2–0 1–5 1–3 0–3 2–2 5–3 0–3
MVV 1–1 2–0 3–0 2–5 3–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–3 3–0 5–0 2–0 0–0 3–2 1–0 0–0
NAC 1–1 3–1 1–0 4–4 0–1 2–1 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–1 2–2 3–0 1–1 1–1 3–4 3–1 2–1
NOAD 1–4 1–3 0–0 4–2 2–0 3–3 0–0 1–2 3–2 0–0 2–1 2–3 3–2 3–1 3–0 1–2 1–0
PSV 2–3 2–2 2–5 3–2 7–4 0–3 3–1 1–2 5–2 1–3 2–5 3–3 4–1 1–5 3–1 0–1 3–1
Rapid JC 4–2 2–2 4–3 0–3 0–1 2–1 4–1 0–1 2–2 1–1 5–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 3–3
SC Enschede 0–1 1–2 4–1 1–2 6–1 4–2 2–3 4–1 1–1 7–2 3–0 1–1 2–2 5–2 1–1 0–0 5–1
Sparta 1–2 1–1 3–3 4–2 6–0 3–0 0–4 0–0 2–2 3–2 1–4 2–1 3–4 4–3 2–0 1–1 3–1
VVV '03 0–0 3–2 3–1 0–1 2–1 2–1 2–2 2–3 1–0 1–3 1–0 2–1 1–5 2–1 0–1 2–1 3–1
Willem II 0–1 1–2 1–0 2–3 3–2 4–0 3–3 2–3 0–0 5–2 2–4 1–2 0–6 1–2 2–2 0–0 6–3
Source: [3]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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