2006–07 Eredivisie

The Eredivisie 2006/07 was the 53rd season of the Eredivisie, the highest Dutch football league. After the regular season, until 29 April 2007 lasted 18 August 2006, PSV Eindhoven was ranked one of the final table and was so for the 20th time Dutch champion, which at the same time participating in the UEFA Champions League 2007 / 08 meant.

The teams ranked 2-13 determined in 20 play-off games 6 more European Cup participants. ADO Den Haag finished the season in last place and thus were relegated to the First Division. The teams in places 16 and 17 played in the other 19 play-off games against the teams ranked 2-9 in Division One of the fate or promotion to the Eredivisie. Excelsior Rotterdam was able to stay in the league, while RKC Waalwijk had to dismount and was replaced by VVV Venlo. The second was promoted De Graafschap, the first table of the First Division.

  • Round 1
  • Round 2
  • Round 1
  • Round 2
  • 3.2.1 Round 1
  • 3.2.2 Round 2
  • 3.2.3 Round 3

Cup decision

The decision on the championship was expressed almost only on the final day. A game to spare had AZ Alkmaar, Ajax Amsterdam and PSV Eindhoven respectively 72 points, Alkmaar possessed the best goal difference and therefore at this time headed the table. After 8 minutes, scored Eindhoven 1-0 against Vitesse Arnhem and thus took over the championship lead. 19 minutes in Amsterdam also went 1-0 against Willem II Tilburg in the lead. This Ajax and PSV each had 75 points, Ajax with 48 goal difference, however, and was thus ranked first in the course of the game scored the 4:1 Eindhoven, had thus a goal difference of 49 and displaced Amsterdam again from square 1 As Ajax Amsterdam scored the 2-0, both teams had the same goal difference, because Ajax but more goals this season had on the account, they again took the championship lead. 13 minutes before the end, PSV Eindhoven could achieve the 5:1 and thus secured the championship final. The decisive goal marked Phillip Cocu, who left the club after the season and moved to Al- Jazira Club. Since AZ Alkmaar against Excelsior Rotterdam lost with 2:3, you had to settle for 3rd place.

Final Table


To international qualification

Play-off I

Participants: The teams ranked 2-5

Round 1
Round 2

Ajax Amsterdam Thus qualified for the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League 2007 /08. AZ Alkmaar, FC Twente Enschede vs SC Heerenveen qualify for the UEFA Cup in 2007/08.

Play-off II

Participants: The teams ranked 6-9

Round 1
Round 2

FC Groningen thus received a place in the UEFA Cup in 2007/08. FC Utrecht played against Vitesse Arnhem, the winner of play-off III to a place in the UEFA Intertoto Cup 2007.

Play-off III

Participants: The teams ranked 10 to 13

Round 1
Round 2

Play-off IV

Participants: The winner of play-off III and the loser of the finals of the play-off II

FC Utrecht thus received a starting place in the third round in the UEFA Intertoto Cup 2007.

Descent / ascent

The teams ranked 16 and 17 of the Eredivisie and 2-9 in Division One played for two starting places in the subsequent follow season in the Eredivisie.

Round 1

Participants: The teams on the places 6-9 of the First Division

Round 2

Participants: The winners from Round 1, the teams ranked 16 and 17 of the Eredivisie and the teams ranked 2-5 in Division One

Round 3

Participants: The winners from Round 3

VVV Venlo and Excelsior Rotterdam rose to thus remained in the Eredivisie. RKC Waalwijk were relegated. The other participants of the play-offs remained in the First Division.

Cross Table

The cross table presents the results of each regular season dar. In the left column, the home team in the top the visiting team is.

Top scorers

Only goals in the regular season to be considered.


The champion team of PSV Eindhoven

  • Goal: Heurelho Gomes ( 32 / -), Oscar Moens (2 / -)
  • Defenders: Eric Addo (14 / -), Alcides (9/1 ), Alex (29/ 6), Manuel da Costa ( 15/1 ), Jan Kromkamp (28 / - ), Michael Lamey (7 / - ), Michael Reiziger (10/1 ), Carlos Salcido (33 /1), Xiang Sun (5 / -)
  • Midfielders: Ibrahim Afellay (27/ 6), Ismail Aissati (10/1 ), Philip Cocu (32/ 7), Jason Culina (27 /1), Csaba Fehér (3 / -), Edison Méndez (26/ 5) Timmy Simons (34/ 5), Mika Väyrynen (17 / -)
  • Storm: Roy Beerens (7/1 ), Jefferson Farfán (30 /21), Patrick Kluivert (16/ 3), Arouna Koné (31/ 10), Diego Tardelli ( 13/3 ), Jan Vennegoor (1 / -) género Zeefuik (3 / -)
  • Coach: Ronald Koeman