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Encyclopedia > Royal Netherlands Football Association
Founded 1889
FIFA affiliation 1904
UEFA affiliation 1954
President
Jeu Sprengers (2002-)
Coach
Marco van Basten (2004-)

The Royal Netherlands Football Association (Dutch: Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbal Bond or KNVB) is the governing body of football in the Netherlands. It organises the main Dutch football leagues (Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie), the amateur leagues, the KNVB Cup and the Netherlands national football team. It is based in the municipality of Zeist. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (608x800, 20 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This article is about an international football organization. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Union Européenne de Football Association or Union of European Football Associations in English, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Marcel Marco van Basten (October 31, 1964 in Oog in Al, Utrecht) is a Dutch football manager, currently in charge of the Dutch national team. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Eredivisie (English: Honorary Division) is the highest football league in the Netherlands. ... The Eerste Divisie is an division for clubs who are relegated from the Eredivisie,but the champion of the Eerste Divisie promotes to the Eredivisie,and the clubs who ended position 2-7 play Nacompetitie,and the number 1 of the group also promotes to the Eredivisie. ... The KNVB Cup is a competition organized by the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) since 1899. ... First international Belgium 1 - 4 Netherlands (Antwerp, Belgium; 30 April 1905) Biggest win Netherlands 9 - 0 Finland (Solna, Sweden; 4 July 1912) Netherlands 9 - 0 Norway (Rotterdam, Netherlands; 1 November 1972) Biggest defeat England Amateur 12 - 2 Netherlands (Darlington, England; 21 December 1907) World Cup Appearances 8 (First in 1934... Zeist is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, located east of the city of Utrecht. ...


External links

  • KNVB.nl - Official website of the KNVB (English) / (Dutch)
  • Netherlands National Football Team History (English) / (Dutch)

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