Season 1939-40

Summary

Season Results
Competition Mat Point Win Drw Loss GF GA F-A Res
First Division West I 18 17 7 3 8 35 37 -2 Endranking: 6
Kampioenschap Amsterdam 5 4 2 3 10 8 2 Endranking: 5
HFC 60 Tournament 2 2 3 1 2 Winner
Jan van Eck Beker 2 1 1 3 3 Lost in Finale
Frankendaal Beker 3 2 1 5 5 3rd place
Friendly 5 2 1 2 20 15 5

Results

Endranking First Division West I
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 Blauw-Wit 18 14 1 3 29 45 24 21
2 ADO 18 13 2 3 28 55 25 30
3 DWS 18 12 3 3 27 50 29 21
4 VSV 18 9 3 6 21 55 32 23
5 't Gooi 18 7 5 6 19 39 44 -5
6 Ajax 18 7 3 8 17 35 37 -2
7 Stormvogels 18 5 4 9 14 25 34 -9
8 HFC Haarlem 18 5 1 12 11 40 61 -21
9 KFC 18 3 2 13 8 32 62 -30
10 DOS 18 1 4 13 6 35 63 -28
Endranking Kampioenschap Amsterdam
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 De Volewijckers 5 3 1 1 7 15 11 4
2 DWS 5 3 2 6 20 13 7
3 Blauw-Wit 5 2 2 1 6 10 10
4 AFC 5 2 1 2 5 13 18 -5
5 Ajax 5 2 3 4 10 8 2
6 DWV 5 1 4 2 10 18 -8

Matches

Match Details
Date Competition Round Match Sum. Video Full Video Match Report
8/13/1939 Frankendaal Beker Quarter Final Ajax - Zeeburgia 2 - 1
(regular time:1 - 1)
8/20/1939 Frankendaal Beker Semi Final UVV - Ajax 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
8/20/1939 Frankendaal Beker Runners Up Final Ajax - Watergraafsmeer 3 - 2
(regular time:2 - 2)
8/20/1939 Friendly - Ajax - Antwerp FC 4 - 4
9/3/1939 Jan van Eck Beker Semi Final Ajax - Blauw-Wit 2 - 1 (1 - 0)
9/10/1939 Jan van Eck Beker Final DWS - Ajax 2 - 1 (1 - 1)
9/10/1939 HFC 60 Tournament Final Ajax - HFC Haarlem 2 - 1 (2 - 0)
9/10/1939 HFC 60 Tournament Semi Final Ajax - HVV 1 - 0
9/17/1939 Friendly - Ajax - VUC 6 - 1 (3 - 0)
9/24/1939 First Division West I 1 Ajax - DOS 3 - 2 (2 - 1)
10/1/1939 First Division West I 2 Ajax - VSV 2 - 2 (2 - 2)
10/8/1939 First Division West I 3 KFC - Ajax 3 - 4 (1 - 3)
10/15/1939 First Division West I 4 Ajax - ADO 2 - 2 (1 - 2)
10/22/1939 First Division West I 5 DWS - Ajax 5 - 1 (1 - 0)
10/29/1939 First Division West I 6 Stormvogels - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
11/5/1939 First Division West I 7 Ajax - 't Gooi 6 - 1 (1 - 1)
11/19/1939 First Division West I 8 Ajax - Blauw-Wit 1 - 3 (1 - 2)
12/3/1939 First Division West I 9 Ajax - HFC Haarlem 2 - 4 (0 - 1)
12/17/1939 First Division West I 10 DOS - Ajax 1 - 2 (1 - 2)
12/24/1939 Friendly - Sparta - Ajax 4 - 2
3/10/1940 First Division West I 11 VSV - Ajax 6 - 1 (2 - 1)
3/17/1940 Friendly - Ajax - Heracles 6 - 2 (6 - 0)
3/24/1940 First Division West I 12 Ajax - KFC 1 - 2 (1 - 2)
4/7/1940 First Division West I 13 ADO - Ajax 2 - 1 (1 - 1)
4/14/1940 First Division West I 14 Ajax - DWS 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
4/28/1940 First Division West I 15 Ajax - Stormvogels 3 - 0 (2 - 0)
5/2/1940 First Division West I 16 't Gooi - Ajax 2 - 1 (0 - 0)
5/5/1940 First Division West I 17 Blauw-Wit - Ajax 1 - 1 (0 - 1)
5/26/1940 First Division West I 18 HFC Haarlem - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 2)
6/2/1940 Friendly - Ajax - DWS 2 - 4 (1 - 1)
6/11/1940 Kampioenschap Amsterdam - AFC - Ajax 2 - 0
6/20/1940 Kampioenschap Amsterdam - Ajax - De Volewijckers 1 - 4 (0 - 2)
6/27/1940 Kampioenschap Amsterdam - DWS - Ajax 0 - 4 (0 - 0)
7/2/1940 Kampioenschap Amsterdam - DWV - Ajax 0 - 4 (0 - 2)
7/9/1940 Kampioenschap Amsterdam - Ajax - Blauw-Wit 1 - 2 (0 - 0)

Selection

All players who have played for Ajax 1 this season
Player Team Matches Goals Yellow Red Assists Minutes Own Goals Remark
Wim Anderiesen Sr. A 16 1440
Dick Been A 4 360
Rinus Bijl A 11 5 2 990
Henk Blomvliet A 10 1 900
Theo Brokmann Jr. Unknown 5 450
Gerrit Fischer A 17 11 1 1530
Louis Fraenkel II 1 90
Jan Gerritsen Unknown 2 1 180
Gerrit Gischler Unknown 1 90
Jaap Hordijk Unknown 13 1170 1
Cor ter Horst Unknown 1 1 90
Karel ter Horst Unknown 7 630
Gerrit Keizer A 18 1620
Steef Klein Unknown 2 180
Bob de Koning Unknown 4 1 360
Karel Kraamwinkel Unknown 3 2 270
Piet Leemhuis Unknown 6 540
Henk van der Linden Unknown 6 540
Ko Loois A 14 1260
Harry Pelser Unknown 2 180
Jan Potharst Unknown 4 360 1
Piet van Reenen A 10 8 900
Jan Schubert A 9 1 810
Jan Stam A 9 1 4 810
Joop Stoffelen Unknown 1 90
Gerrie Stroker Unknown 3 270
Jany van der Veen Unknown 1 90
Erwin van Wijngaarden A 18 5 2 1620
Selection of Team A
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Gerrit Keizer Keeper Unknown
Wim Anderiesen Sr. Defender Unknown
Dick Been Defender Unknown
Henk Blomvliet Defender Unknown
Ko Loois Midfielder Unknown
Jan Schubert Midfielder Unknown
Rinus Bijl Forward Unknown
Gerrit Fischer Forward Unknown
Piet van Reenen Forward Unknown
Jan Stam Forward Unknown
Erwin van Wijngaarden Forward Unknown
Selection of Team II
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Piet Weppner Keeper Unknown
Louis Fraenkel Forward Unknown
Cor Bleeker Unknown Unknown
Selection of Team Unknown
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Henk van der Linden Defender Unknown
Jan Potharst Defender Unknown
Steef Klein Midfielder Unknown
Piet Leemhuis Midfielder Unknown
Joop Stoffelen Midfielder Unknown
Jany van der Veen Midfielder Unknown
Theo Brokmann Jr. Forward Unknown
Jan Gerritsen Forward Unknown
Gerrit Gischler Forward Unknown
Cor ter Horst Forward Unknown
Karel ter Horst Forward Unknown
Karel Kraamwinkel Forward Unknown
Harry Pelser Forward Unknown
Gerrie Stroker Forward Unknown
Jaap Hordijk Unknown Unknown
Piet Jansen Unknown Unknown
Bob de Koning Unknown Unknown
Selection of Team Youth B
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Gé van Dijk Forward No Contract
Others active at Ajax
Player Role Contract Type Contract From Contract To Remark
Jan Distelbrink Head coach Contract 06/24/1940
Jack Reynolds Head coach Contract 06/24/1940
Marius Koolhaas President No Contract
Willem Egeman Vice president No Contract
Jan Elzenga Secretary No Contract
Gerard de Jongh 2nd Secretary No Contract
Joop Exmann Treasurer No Contract
Roef Vunderink 2nd Treasurer No Contract
Jan de Boer Commissioner No Contract
Theo Brokmann Sr. Commissioner No Contract
Arie de Wit Sr. Commissioner No Contract
Henk Anderiesen Squad Committee No Contract
Theo Brokmann Sr. Squad Committee No Contract
Frans Couton Squad Committee No Contract

Transfers

Players who left/will leave
Player Next Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Joop Steunenberg ZSGO Transfer 01/06/1939 07/01/1939 Begin 1939 werd bekend dat overschrijving was aangevraagd, onbekend of en zo ja wanneer de overschrijving definitief was
Players who came/will come
Player Previous Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Cor Bleeker De Spartaan Transfer 07/01/1939
Theo Brokmann Jr. Unknown Unknown 07/01/1939
Henk van der Linden TOG Transfer 07/01/1939
Harry Pelser Unknown Unknown 07/01/1939

Statistics

See this overview for an explanation of the categorization of the various competition types.

Seasons matches and goals per competition
Player Comp. Comp. Play Off Dutch Cup Europa Other Off. Off. Mat. Friendly Total
Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals
Wim Anderiesen Sr. 16 16 4 20
Tjeerd Aukema 6 6
Dick Been 4 4 2 6
Rinus Bijl 11 5 11 5 5 1 16 6
Cor Bleeker 2 2 2 2
Henk Blomvliet 10 1 10 1 5 15 1
Theo Brokmann Jr. 5 5 5
Jan Distelbrink 2 2
Gerrit Fischer 17 11 17 11 10 3 27 14
Louis Fraenkel 1 1 4 1 5 1
Jan Gerritsen 2 1 2 1 2 4 1
Gerrit Gischler 1 1 1
Jaap Hordijk 13 13 7 20
Cor ter Horst 1 1 1 1 1 1
Karel ter Horst 7 7 6 13
Gerrit Keizer 18 18 8 26
Steef Klein 2 2 2 4
Bob de Koning 4 1 4 1 4 1
Karel Kraamwinkel 3 3 1 1 4 1
Piet Leemhuis 6 6 7 13
Henk van der Linden 6 6 1 7
Ko Loois 14 14 9 23
Harry Pelser 2 2 2
Jan Potharst 4 4 1 5
Piet van Reenen 10 8 10 8 5 3 15 11
Jan Schubert 9 1 9 1 2 11 1
Jan Stam 9 1 9 1 4 3 13 4
Joop Stoffelen 1 1 4 5
Gerrie Stroker 3 3 3
Jany van der Veen 1 1 1
Piet Weppner 4 4
Erwin van Wijngaarden 18 5 18 5 10 7 28 12
Total 198 35 198 35 113 21 311 56

Videos and Photos

News

Dutch Competition

Ajax started reasonably at the emergency competition, but halfway lost one match after the other. Ajax used the rest of the season to try out several new players, but was not very successful. It ended 6th 12 points from new division champion Blauw-Wit. Blauw-Wit finished the champions competition together with Heracles and Juliana 2 points from the new domestic champion Feyenoord. Ajax participated in the championship of Amsterdam, together with 5 other Amsterdam clubs, but was unable to impress. Ajax ended in 5th spot, 3 points from winner Volewijckers.

Beker

There was no Dutch Cup competition during this season.

Lineup

Due to World War II many people were called in the army, because of which many clubs, amonst which Ajax, had to miss some of their players. The following players played most: Gerrit Keizer (goalkeeper), Henk Blomvliet and Jan Schubert (defense), Ko Loois, Wim Anderiesen Sr. and Jaap Hordijk (midfield and stopper spil), Jan Stam, Rinus Bijl, Piet van Reenen, Gerrit Fischer, and Erwin van Wijngaarden (attack). Wim Anderiesen Sr. was captain. The following players also played official matches: Karel ter Horst (7), Piet Leemhuis (6), Henk van der Linden (6), Theo Brokmann Jr. (5), Dick Been (4), Bob de Koning (4), Jan Potharst (4), Karel Kraamwinkel (3), Gerrie Stroker (3), Jan Gerritsen (2), Steef Klein (2), Harry Pelser (2), Louis Fraenkel (1), Gerrit Gischler (1), Cor Ter Horst (1), Joop Stoffelen (1) and Jany van der Veen (1).

Coach

Jack Reynolds was the trainer.

War

At the start of the season it became clear that Ajax would miss the following players due to militairy service: Piet van Reenen, Ko Loois, Henk Blomvliet, Jan Gerritsen, Tjeerd Aukema and Jan Schubert.

Unknown Player

There is a player with nickname “De Jong” who scored during the semi final of the HFC 60 tournament for Ajax. It is unknown which player this was.

Emergency Competition

After first announcing a normal competition, the soccer association changed to an emergency competition. This was different from the regular competition in the sense that for the two western divisions the groups were divided based solely on geography and there was no promotion or relegation.

Sons of Ajax legends

This season several sons of Ajax legends play for the first time: Theo Brokmann Jr. son of Theo Brokmann Sr., Harry Pelser son of Joop Pelser and Jaap Hordijk son of Henk Hordijk.

Wim Anderiesen Sr.

In November Wim Anderiesen Sr. announced his immediate retirement, but few games later Ajax was able to convince him to play again.

40 Year Anniversary

Ajax celebrated her 40 year anniversary with a friendly match against Heracles and a reception.