The Eredivisie is the highest level of professional football in the Netherlands. The league was established in 1956, just two years after professional football began in the country. Many consider it the best league in Europe and even the world. Here are three reasons to watch it. The teams in the Eredivisie are known as the “ninjas”. Their goal is to win the league and reach the Champions League. Here is a look at the teams in the league.
The Eredivisie is the highest level of Dutch football. Founded in 1956, it has 18 teams and matches take place twice a year. The league winners compete in the Champions League and other European club competitions. The other berths are decided by play-offs. The bottom club in the Eredivisie is automatically relegated to the second tier (Eerste divisie). In order to avoid relegation, the two clubs involved go through separate promotion/relegation play-offs.
The Eredivisie is the highest level of football in the Netherlands. The name of the league comes from the Dutch language, and means “Honor Division”. The league is considered one of the top European soccer leagues and is regarded as the best in the world. With more than 900 teams, it is the biggest league in Europe. The season begins in April and runs through March. Ajax and PSV play home games in Amsterdam and Alkmaar Zaanstree play home games in Rotterdam.