NAC Breda

NAC Breda (Abbreviation for: NOAD - Advendo Combinatie ) is the name of the professional football club of the city of Breda in the Netherlands.

The acronyms stand for the principles of the predecessor clubs: NOAD = Nooit Ophouden Altijd Doorzetten ( German: Never stop, keep on going ), Advendo = Aangenaam Door Vermaak En Slutty Door Ontspanning ( German: " Pleasant by entertainment and useful by relaxation ").


The club was founded on 19 September 1912. The club colors are yellow, black and white.

1921 NAC won the Dutch league title, and in 1973 was winning the cup to be celebrated. In 2003, NAC was fourth in the league (Eredivisie) and qualified for the UEFA Cup. 2004 was the club PSV Eindhoven and Ajax Amsterdam in the Dutch Cup eliminate competition and advance to the semifinals. 2007/2008 was one of the most successful seasons for the club. He reached the end of the season 3rd in the table.


NAC Breda plays its home games in the Council Verlegh Stadium. The stadium is west of the Bredaer downtown, along the railway line to Rotterdam and Antwerp, and holds 17,750 spectators. The visitors section in the 2005/06 season was 14.451. The stadium is also the fan shop, ticket sales and a small club museum.

Well-known former players

  • Australia Graham Arnold (1995-1997; 35 goals in 63 league games for NAC Breda )
  • Georgia Archil Arveladze (1997-2000; Former player of the 1st FC Cologne)
  • Maarten Suriname Atmodikoro (1995-1999; 115 league games for NAC Breda )
  • Netherlands Joop ter Beek (1923-1924; Former Dutch national team )
  • Netherlands Dick van Burik (1996-1997; Former player from Hertha BSC)
  • Brazil Cristiano (1998-2002; 18 goals in 70 league games for NAC Breda )
  • Johnny Dusbaba Netherlands (1982-1984; Former Dutch national team )
  • Johan Elmander Sweden (2003-2004; Current Swedish national team )
  • Netherlands Pierre van Hooijdonk (1991-1995; Former Dutch national team, 81 goals in 115 league games for NAC Breda )
  • Netherlands Dave de Jong (-;? Former player of VfL Osnabrück)
  • England Bob Latchford (1984; Former England international )
  • Netherlands Kees Rijvers (1944-1950, 1962-1963, Former Dutch national team and later Bondscoach )
  • Netherlands Bryan Roy (2000-2001; Former player from Hertha BSC and the Dutch national team )
  • Evander Sno Netherlands (2005-2006; Former Dutch U -National player )
  • Colombia Switzerland Johan Vonlanthen (2005-2006; Former Swiss national team )
  • Netherlands Kees van Wonderen (1995-1996; Former Dutch national team )


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Since 1926, NAC Breda was supervised in 38 coach periods ( with interim coach ). Here, Bob Maaskant and Ronald Spelbos trained the team in two, Jo Janssen even in three different time periods. The only German in the post of head coach was former DFB National Players Herbert Neumann zwischen 1997 and 1998. Verlegh Antoon, who held the position 1934-1945, was 11 years old the longest time coach in Breda.

AZ Alkmaar | Heracles Almelo | Ajax | Vitesse Arnhem | Breda | SC Cambuur - Leeuwarden | ADO Den Haag | Go Ahead Eagles Deventer | PSV Eindhoven | Twente | FC Groningen | Heerenveen | Roda JC Kerkrade | NEC | Feyenoord Rotterdam | FC Utrecht | RKC Waalwijk | PEC Zwolle

  • Dutch football club
  • Sport ( North Brabant)
  • Breda
  • Established in 1912