1979–80 Eerste Divisie

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Eerste Divisie
Season1979–80
ChampionsFC Groningen
Promoted
Goals scored1,050
Average goals/game3.07

The Dutch Eerste Divisie in the 1979–80 season was contested by 19 teams. FC Groningen won the championship.

New entrants[edit]

Relegated from the 1978–79 Eredivisie

Dordrecht changed their name to DS '79 this season
Fortuna SC changed their name to Fortuna Sittard this season

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or qualification
1 FC Groningen 36 25 7 4 79 21 +58 57 Promoted to Eredivisie.
2 FC Volendam 36 23 5 8 76 33 +43 51 Qualified for Promotion play-off as Period champions.
3 FC Wageningen 36 19 13 4 68 40 +28 51
4 FC Den Bosch 36 22 6 8 66 36 +30 50
5 SC Cambuur 36 19 4 13 64 41 +23 42 Qualified for Promotion play-off as Period champions.
6 De Graafschap 36 18 6 12 43 31 +12 42
7 Fortuna Sittard 36 14 11 11 60 42 +18 39
8 DS '79 36 14 11 11 68 52 +16 39
9 FC Amsterdam 36 14 10 12 64 55 +9 38
10 SC Heracles 36 15 7 14 56 51 +5 37
11 sc Heerenveen 36 13 10 13 42 52 −10 36
12 VVV-Venlo 36 13 9 14 55 68 −13 35
13 Telstar 36 10 11 15 50 58 −8 31
14 FC Eindhoven 36 11 8 17 44 61 −17 30
15 Helmond Sport 36 10 7 19 50 80 −30 27
16 SC Veendam 36 7 8 21 44 74 −30 22
17 SVV 36 7 8 21 51 90 −39 22
18 FC Vlaardingen 36 6 9 21 36 66 −30 21
19 SC Amersfoort 36 4 6 26 34 99 −65 14
Source: rsssf.com

Promotion competition[edit]

In the promotion competition, four period winners (the best teams during each of the four quarters of the regular competition) played for promotion to the Eredivisie.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 FC Wageningen 6 4 0 2 10 8 +2 8 Promoted to Eredivisie.
2 FC Volendam 6 2 2 2 5 5 0 6
3 De Graafschap 6 2 1 3 10 9 +1 5
4 SC Cambuur 6 1 3 2 6 9 −3 5
Source: rsssf.com

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