1936–37 Netherlands Football League Championship

Netherl. Football Championship
Season 1936-1937
Champions AFC Ajax (6th title)

The Netherlands Football League Championship 1936/1937 was contested by 50 teams participating in five divisions. The national champion would be determined by a play-off featuring the winners of the eastern, northern, southern and two western football divisions of the Netherlands. AFC Ajax won this year's championship by beating Feijenoord, PSV Eindhoven, Be Quick 1887 and Go Ahead.

New entrants

Eerste Klasse East:

Eerste Klasse West-I:

  • Moving in from West-II: DHC Delft, DFC, SBV Excelsior, Sparta Rotterdam and Stormvogels
  • Promoted from 2nd Division: CVV Mercurius

Eerste Klasse West-II:

Divisions

Eerste Klasse East

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Go Ahead 18 14 2 2 44 21 30 +23 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 Heracles 18 11 4 3 47 21 26 +26
3 AGOVV Apeldoorn 18 10 3 5 36 22 23 +14
4 SC Enschede 18 7 3 8 39 38 17 +1
5 HVV Tubantia 18 7 3 8 36 42 17 -6
6 FC Wageningen 18 6 4 8 34 35 16 -1
7 PEC Zwolle 18 7 1 10 40 41 15 -1
8 ZAC 18 7 1 10 44 56 15 -12
9 NEC Nijmegen 18 5 4 9 27 37 14 -10
10 Enschedese Boys 18 3 1 14 25 59 7 -34 Relegated to 2nd Division.

Eerste Klasse North

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Be Quick 1887 18 16 2 0 75 24 34 +51 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 GVAV Rapiditas 18 11 3 4 43 20 25 +23
3 Veendam 18 11 2 5 50 25 24 +25
4 Velocitas 1897 18 8 3 7 35 33 19 +2
5 HSC 18 8 1 9 35 42 17 -7
6 Sneek Wit Zwart 18 6 2 10 24 37 14 -13
7 Achilles 1894 18 5 3 10 48 51 13 -3
8 VV Hoogezand 18 5 3 10 34 41 13 -7
9 VV Leeuwarden 18 4 4 10 21 44 12 -23
10 LVV Friesland 18 4 1 13 29 77 9 -48 Relegated to 2nd Division.

Eerste Klasse South

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 PSV Eindhoven 18 10 5 3 47 29 25 +18 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 BVV Den Bosch 18 9 3 6 55 42 21 +13
3 NOAD 18 8 4 6 54 38 20 +16
4 NAC 18 9 2 7 44 34 20 +10
5 LONGA 18 7 2 9 41 38 16 +3
6 Juliana 18 5 6 7 37 45 16 -8
7 RFC Roermond 18 6 4 8 36 49 16 -13
8 Bleijerheide 18 5 6 7 31 50 16 -19
9 FC Eindhoven 18 6 3 9 38 51 15 -13
10 MVV Maastricht 18 6 3 9 38 45 15 -7

Eerste Klasse West-I

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 AFC Ajax 18 14 2 2 47 18 30 +29 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 Xerxes 18 9 3 6 59 35 21 +24 [West-II]
3 Blauw-Wit Amsterdam 18 8 5 5 30 22 21 +8 [West-II]
4 Stormvogels 18 8 2 8 32 26 18 +6 [West-II]
5 DFC 18 7 4 7 38 43 18 -5
6 DHC Delft 18 7 3 8 39 48 17 -9 [West-II]
7 SBV Excelsior 18 7 2 9 41 42 16 -1
8 CVV Mercurius 18 6 4 8 25 40 16 -15 [West-II]
9 ADO Den Haag 18 5 4 9 20 30 14 -10
10 RCH 18 2 5 11 18 45 9 -27 Relegated to 2nd Division.

[West-II] Team moving to Division West-II next season.

Eerste Klasse West-II

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Feijenoord 18 15 1 2 66 23 31 +43 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 DWS 18 14 1 3 41 22 29 +19 [West-I]
3 HFC Haarlem 18 7 4 7 48 47 18 +1
4 VSV 18 8 2 8 37 41 18 -4 [West-I]
5 Sparta Rotterdam 18 7 2 9 38 37 16 +1 [West-I]
6 KFC 18 5 6 7 38 44 16 -6 [West-I]
7 HBS Craeyenhout 18 5 5 8 34 46 15 -12
8 Hermes DVS 18 5 4 9 27 41 14 -14
9 VUC 18 5 3 10 26 43 13 -17 [West-I]
10 ZFC 18 3 4 11 19 30 10 -11 Relegated to 2nd Division.

[West-I] Team moving to Division West-I next season.

Championship play-off

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 AFC Ajax 8 7 0 1 20 10 14 +10
2 Feijenoord 8 5 0 3 21 9 10 +12
3 PSV Eindhoven 8 3 0 5 15 22 6 -7
4 Be Quick 1887 8 3 0 5 12 21 6 -9
5 Go Ahead 8 2 0 6 8 14 4 -6

References

  • RSSSF Netherlands Football League Championships 1898-1954
  • RSSSF Eerste Klasse Oost
  • RSSSF Eerste Klasse Noord
  • RSSSF Eerste Klasse Zuid
  • RSSSF Eerste Klasse West
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