1952–53 Netherlands Football League Championship

Netherl. Football Championship
Season 1952-1953
Champions RCH (2nd title)

The Netherlands Football League Championship 1952/1953 was contested by 56 teams participating in four divisions. The national champion would be determined by a play-off featuring the winners of each division of the Netherlands. RCH won this year's championship by beating FC Eindhoven, Sparta Rotterdam and Vitesse.

New entrants

Eerste Klasse A:

Eerste Klasse B:

Eerste Klasse C:

Eerste Klasse D:

Divisions

Eerste Klasse A

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 RCH 26 16 7 3 49 21 39 +28 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 VSV 26 13 6 7 50 34 32 +16 [Eerste B]
3 AFC Ajax 26 12 6 8 53 40 30 +13
4 HFC EDO 26 11 7 8 30 32 29 -2 [Eerste B]
5 DOS 26 13 2 11 62 49 28 +13 [Eerste B]
6 FC Wageningen 26 7 14 5 30 28 28 +2
7 Heracles 26 9 8 9 51 51 26 0
8 GVAV Rapiditas 26 9 6 11 47 47 24 0 [Eerste B]
9 Enschedese Boys 26 9 6 11 40 47 24 -7
10 NEC Nijmegen 26 8 7 11 31 39 23 -8
11 Sneek Wit Zwart 26 7 8 11 31 45 22 -14 [Eerste B]
12 De Volewijckers 26 9 3 14 41 43 21 -2 [Eerste B]
13 Zwolsche Boys 26 7 6 13 34 58 20 -24
14 LAC Frisia 1883 26 5 8 13 32 47 18 -15 Relegated to 2nd Division.

[Eerste B] Team moving to Eerste Klasse B next season.

Eerste Klasse B

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Vitesse 26 16 4 6 43 32 36 +11 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 Stormvogels 26 15 4 7 66 33 34 +33 [Eerste A]
3 sc Heerenveen 26 15 4 7 59 40 34 +19
4 HFC Haarlem 26 13 8 5 44 32 34 +12 [Eerste A]
5 SC Enschede 26 12 6 8 47 44 30 +3
6 DWS 26 11 5 10 46 36 27 +10 [Eerste A]
7 VV Leeuwarden 26 11 4 11 52 42 26 +10
8 Elinkwijk 26 11 3 12 35 40 25 -5 [Eerste A]
9 Blauw-Wit Amsterdam 26 9 6 11 32 32 24 0 [Eerste A]
10 HVV 't Gooi 26 8 7 11 35 39 23 -4
11 AGOVV Apeldoorn 26 8 6 12 41 49 22 -8
12 Be Quick 1887 26 8 6 12 48 67 22 -19 [Eerste A]
13 Go Ahead 26 5 6 15 32 50 16 -18
14 Achilles 1894 26 3 5 18 29 73 11 -44 Relegated to 2nd Division.

[Eerste A] Team moving to Eerste Klasse A next season.

Eerste Klasse C

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 Sparta Rotterdam 26 18 4 4 57 25 40 +32 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 Willem II 26 17 5 4 79 40 39 +39 [Eerste D]
3 BVV Den Bosch 26 13 7 6 53 26 33 +27
4 SBV Excelsior 26 13 6 7 65 42 32 +23 [Eerste D]
5 VVV Venlo 26 11 7 8 41 38 29 +3
6 MVV Maastricht 26 10 8 8 49 36 28 +13 [Eerste D]
7 Emma 26 10 5 11 52 53 25 -1
8 Sittardia 26 11 3 12 59 70 25 -11
9 SVV 26 11 1 14 50 59 23 -9
10 LONGA 26 11 1 14 43 57 23 -14
11 Brabantia 26 9 2 15 44 52 20 -8
12 Juliana 26 5 8 13 30 52 18 -22 [Eerste D]
13 HBS Craeyenhout 26 6 4 16 47 70 16 -23
14 Theole 26 4 5 17 36 85 13 -49 Relegated to 2nd Division.

[Eerste D] Team moving to Eerste Klasse D next season.

Eerste Klasse D

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 FC Eindhoven 27 17 5 5 47 22 39 +25 Qualified for Championship play-off.
2 PSV Eindhoven 27 16 5 6 61 34 37 +27 [Eerste C]
3 ADO Den Haag 26 13 6 7 43 31 32 +12
4 Bleijerheide 26 11 6 9 46 32 28 +14 [Eerste C]
5 Feijenoord 26 9 9 8 45 43 27 +2
6 NAC 26 11 5 10 46 47 27 -1 [Eerste C]
7 Limburgia 26 10 5 11 37 38 25 -1
8 Hermes DVS 26 9 7 10 47 57 25 -10
9 NOAD 26 8 7 11 37 42 23 -5
10 Xerxes 26 7 9 10 42 51 23 -9 [Eerste C]
11 RBC Roosendaal 26 10 2 14 44 50 22 -6
12 DHC Delft 26 9 4 13 48 67 22 -19
13 Maurits 26 6 7 13 47 57 19 -10
14 TEC Tiel 26 6 5 15 41 60 17 -19 Relegated to 2nd Division.

[Eerste C] Team moving to Eerste Klasse C next season.

Championship play-off

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 RCH 6 3 1 2 8 7 7 +1
2 FC Eindhoven 6 3 1 2 13 8 7 +5
3 Sparta Rotterdam 6 2 2 2 11 8 6 +3
4 Vitesse 6 1 2 3 10 19 4 -9

References

  • RSSSF Netherlands Football League Championships 1898-1954
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