The Eredivisie is a high-profile football league organized by Royal Dutch Football Association & founded in 1956. Eredivisie is considered one of the best European leagues, winning domestic (KNVB Cup, Johan Cruyff Shield) and international cups (UEFA Europa League, UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa Conference League).
Which team has been the most successful in Eredivisie since its inaugural edition?
Ajax is number one with 36 titles since the league’s inception & also crowned the championship in a recent edition (2021-22).
When does the Eredivisie 2022-23 edition start?
The 2022-23 Eredivisie began on 5 August 2022 and will run till 28 May 2023.
How many clubs are currently participating in Eredivisie?
A total of 18 teams are currently featuring in Eredivisie leagues & their names are mentioned below.
- FFC Emmen
- Fortuna Sittard
- Go Ahead Eagles
- FC Groningen
- SC Heerenveen
- RKC Waalwijk
- Sparta Rotterdam
- FC Twente
- FC Utrecht
- FC Volendam
Each of the 18 clubs plays twice against each other in a home and away stadium that operates on a promotion and relegation system. When the season ends, two clubs are relegated to the First Division (Eerste Divisie), while the winner and runner-up automatically qualify for the next edition of Eredivisie. Champion of the Eredivisie achieves the Dutch National Championship.
Eredvisie – Facts File & Figures:
|No. of teams||18|
|Domestic Cups||KNVB Cup Johan Cruyff Shield|
|International Cups||UEFA Europa League, UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa Conference League|
|Most Successful Team||Ajex (36 titles)|
|Top goalscorer||Willy Van der Kuijlen (311)|
Eredvisie- Champions & Runners-up over the years:
|HVV Den Haag||10||1|
|Go Ahead Eagles||4||5|
|ADO Den Haag||2||–|
|Roda JC Kerkrade||1||2|
|FC Den Bosch||1||1|
|Quick Den Haag||1||–|
Eredvisie 2022-23 Schedule, Fixture & Teams:
|Date||Day||Team 1||Team 2|
|05 August, 2022||Friday||Heerenveen||Sparta Rotterdam|
|06 August, 2022||Saturday||Ajax||Fortuna Sittard|
|06 August, 2022||Saturday||Cambuur||Excelsior|
|06 August, 2022||Saturday||PSV||FC Emmen|
|07 August, 2022||Sunday||Utrecht||RKC Waalwijk|
|07 August, 2022||Sunday||Groningen||FC Volendam|
|07 August, 2022||Sunday||NEC||Twente|
|07 August, 2022||Sunday||Vitesse||Feyenoord|
|07 August, 2022||Sunday||AZ Alkmaar||Go Ahead Eagles|
In this article, I have written a brief history of Eredivisie (the 7th best league in Europe), having completed multiple seasons. Moreover, the most victorious team & number of clubs in the league are discussed in it. The article also covers the facts file, schedule, fixtures, dates & venues of the 2022/23 Eredivisie.