Season 1971-72

Summary

Season Results
Competition Mat Point Win Drw Loss GF GA F-A Res
Eredivisie 34 63 30 3 1 104 20 84 Endranking: 1
Dutch Cup 5 5 17 5 12 Winner
Europa Cup I 9 7 2 14 3 11 Winner
Friendly 12 9 1 2 59 16 43

Results

Endranking Eredivisie
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 Ajax 34 30 3 1 63 104 20 84
2 Feyenoord 34 26 3 5 55 73 24 49
3 FC Twente 34 17 14 3 48 50 13 37
4 Sparta 34 18 10 6 46 73 38 35
5 FC Den Haag 34 17 10 7 44 59 33 26
6 Utrecht 34 15 10 9 40 56 42 14
7 NEC 34 15 8 11 38 43 43
8 PSV 34 13 10 11 36 47 32 15
9 Go Ahead Eagles 34 13 8 13 34 48 49 -1
10 MVV 34 10 10 14 30 36 47 -11
11 Telstar 34 9 11 14 29 39 52 -13
12 FC Groningen 34 8 12 14 28 37 55 -18
13 NAC 34 9 9 16 27 39 58 -19
14 DWS 34 7 6 21 20 28 54 -26
15 Excelsior 34 4 12 18 20 18 53 -35
16 FC Den Bosch 34 6 8 20 20 24 70 -46
17 RKSV Volendam 34 5 7 22 17 16 55 -39
18 Vitesse 34 5 7 22 17 22 74 -52

Matches

Match Details
Date Competition Round Match Sum. Video Full Video Match Report
7/20/1971 Friendly - Oldenzaal - Ajax 1 - 8 (1 - 5)
7/21/1971 Friendly - VV Hoogenveen - Ajax 0 - 5 (0 - 4)
7/22/1971 Friendly - Gomos - Ajax 0 - 10 (0 - 3)
7/27/1971 Friendly - Madese Boys - Ajax 0 - 11 (0 - 4)
7/30/1971 Friendly - Eintracht Frankfuhrt - Ajax 2 - 1 (0 - 0)
8/3/1971 Friendly - Worth-Rheden - Ajax 0 - 8 (0 - 3)
8/8/1971 Friendly - Ajax - Borussia Mönchengladbach 4 - 3 (3 - 2)
8/10/1971 Friendly - Borussia Mönchengladbach - Ajax 3 - 1 (2 - 1)
8/15/1971 Eredivisie 1 FC Twente - Ajax 0 - 2 (0 - 1)
8/22/1971 Eredivisie 2 Ajax - FC Den Haag 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
8/29/1971 Eredivisie 3 Sparta - Ajax 1 - 1 (1 - 0)
9/5/1971 Eredivisie 4 Ajax - Excelsior 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
9/11/1971 Eredivisie 5 FC Groningen - Ajax 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
9/15/1971 Europa Cup I 1 Ajax - Dynamo Dresden 2 - 0 (2 - 0)
9/19/1971 Eredivisie 6 Ajax - NAC 5 - 0 (1 - 0)
9/25/1971 Eredivisie 7 PSV - Ajax 1 - 1 (1 - 0)
9/29/1971 Europa Cup I 1 Dynamo Dresden - Ajax 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
10/3/1971 Eredivisie 8 Ajax - NEC 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
10/15/1971 Eredivisie 9 DWS - Ajax 0 - 2 (0 - 1)
10/20/1971 Europa Cup I 2 Olympique Marseille - Ajax 1 - 2 (1 - 1)
10/24/1971 Eredivisie 10 Ajax - Go Ahead Eagles 4 - 1 (3 - 1)
10/31/1971 Eredivisie 11 MVV - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 3)
11/3/1971 Europa Cup I 2 Ajax - Olympique Marseille 4 - 1 (2 - 1)
11/7/1971 Eredivisie 12 Ajax - Feyenoord 2 - 1 (0 - 0)
11/14/1971 Eredivisie 13 Utrecht - Ajax 2 - 3 (1 - 0)
11/21/1971 Eredivisie 14 Ajax - Telstar 5 - 2 (4 - 1)
11/24/1971 Friendly - Ajax - Spartak Trnava 2 - 0 (2 - 0)
11/28/1971 Eredivisie 15 RKSV Volendam - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
12/5/1971 Eredivisie 16 Ajax - FC Den Bosch 5 - 0 (2 - 0)
12/12/1971 Eredivisie 17 Vitesse - Ajax 1 - 3 (1 - 2)
12/19/1971 Eredivisie 18 Ajax - FC Twente 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
1/2/1972 Eredivisie 19 FC Den Haag - Ajax 1 - 2 (1 - 0)
1/9/1972 Dutch Cup 1 Ajax - PEC Zwolle 8 - 3 (3 - 1)
1/16/1972 Eredivisie 20 Ajax - Sparta 2 - 1 (1 - 0)
1/30/1972 Friendly - HFC Haarlem - Ajax 3 - 4 (2 - 3)
2/2/1972 Friendly - Olympique Marseille - Ajax 2 - 2 (1 - 1)
2/6/1972 Eredivisie 22 NAC - Ajax 2 - 5 (1 - 4)
2/20/1972 Dutch Cup 2 Ajax - Go Ahead Eagles 3 - 0 (0 - 0)
2/26/1972 Eredivisie 21 Excelsior - Ajax 0 - 4 (0 - 1)
3/3/1972 Eredivisie 23 Ajax - FC Groningen 7 - 0 (5 - 0)
3/8/1972 Europa Cup I Quarter Final Ajax - Arsenal 2 - 1 (1 - 1)
3/12/1972 Eredivisie 24 Ajax - PSV 4 - 1 (1 - 1)
3/19/1972 Eredivisie 25 NEC - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
3/22/1972 Europa Cup I Quarter Final Arsenal - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1) Link
3/26/1972 Eredivisie 26 Ajax - DWS 2 - 0 (0 - 0)
3/29/1972 Dutch Cup Quarter Final Ajax - NEC 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
4/1/1972 Eredivisie 27 Go Ahead Eagles - Ajax 3 - 2 (1 - 2)
4/5/1972 Europa Cup I Semi Final Ajax - Benfica 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
4/9/1972 Eredivisie 28 Ajax - MVV 8 - 0 (5 - 0)
4/11/1972 Dutch Cup Semi Final Ajax - RKSV Volendam 2 - 0 (2 - 0)
4/15/1972 Eredivisie 29 Feyenoord - Ajax 1 - 5 (1 - 3) Link
4/19/1972 Europa Cup I Semi Final Benfica - Ajax 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
4/23/1972 Eredivisie 30 Ajax - Utrecht 4 - 0 (0 - 0)
4/30/1972 Eredivisie 31 Telstar - Ajax 1 - 2 (1 - 1)
5/7/1972 Eredivisie 32 Ajax - RKSV Volendam 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
5/11/1972 Dutch Cup Final Ajax - FC Den Haag 3 - 2 (1 - 0)
5/14/1972 Eredivisie 33 FC Den Bosch - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
5/19/1972 Eredivisie 34 Ajax - Vitesse 12 - 1 (4 - 0)
5/27/1972 Friendly - Beerschot - Ajax 2 - 3 (1 - 2)
5/31/1972 Europa Cup I Final Ajax - Internazionale 2 - 0 (0 - 0) Link Link

Selection

All players who have played for Ajax 1 this season
Player Team Matches Goals Yellow Red Assists Minutes Own Goals Remark
Horst Blankenburg A 46 1 4102
Johan Cruijff A 45 33 18 3986
Dick van Dijk A 30 17 5 2377
Arie Haan A 47 5 9 3917
Barry Hulshoff A 46 6 3 4012
Piet Keizer A 45 19 1 14 3967
Gerrie Kleton A 2 1 51
Ruud Krol A 47 2 4036
Arnold Mühren A 11 2 1 529
Gerrie Mühren A 42 13 1 3780
Johan Neeskens A 41 12 2 2 3455
Johnny Rep A 11 1 512
Heinz Schilcher A 16 1 978
Heinz Stuy A 46 4140
Wim Suurbier A 36 1 3 3194
Ruud Suurendonk A 8 1 544
Sjaak Swart A 47 17 7 3753
Sies Wever A 2 180
Selection of Team A
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Heinz Stuy Keeper Contract
Sies Wever Keeper Contract
Horst Blankenburg Defender Contract
Barry Hulshoff Defender Contract
Ruud Krol Defender Contract
Wim Suurbier Defender Contract
Arie Haan Midfielder Contract
Arnold Mühren Midfielder Contract
Gerrie Mühren Midfielder Contract
Johan Neeskens Midfielder Contract
Heinz Schilcher Midfielder Contract
Ruud Suurendonk Midfielder Contract
Johan Cruijff Forward Contract
Dick van Dijk Forward Contract
Piet Keizer Forward Contract
Gerrie Kleton Forward Contract
Johnny Rep Forward Contract
Sjaak Swart Forward Contract
Selection of Team B
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
George van Bockel Midfielder Contract
Louis van Gaal Midfielder Contract
Jan de Koning Forward Contract
Selection of Team C
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Ron Hilster Forward Contract
Dirk Visser Unknown Contract
Selection of Team Unknown
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Bob Hoogenboom Keeper Contract
Bram Braam Midfielder Contract
Gerard Schoonewille Midfielder Contract
Sjoerd Ruiter Forward Contract
Leo Donkers Unknown Contract
Hans Jansen Unknown Contract
Selection of Team Youth B
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Peter Jager Keeper No Contract
Rob Kok Midfielder No Contract
Freek la Main Midfielder No Contract
Chris van Klinken Unknown No Contract
Eef Melgers Unknown No Contract
Henk Wisman Unknown No Contract
Others active at Ajax
Player Role Contract Type Contract From Contract To Remark
Ştefan Kovács Head coach Contract
Bobby Haarms Assistant coach Contract
Jaap van Praag President No Contract
Jan Westrik Secretary No Contract
Henk Timman Treasurer No Contract

Transfers

Players who left/will leave
Player Next Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Cor ten Bosch Blauw-Wit Transfer 07/01/1971
Herman van Breevoort AFC Transfer 07/01/1971 Onbekend wanneer hij de overstap van Ajax naar AFC maakt, of deze overstap direct was. Hij speelde van 1971-76 voor AFC.
Theo Husers DWS Transfer 06/30/1971 07/01/1971
Nico Rijnders Club Brugge Transfer 06/17/1971 07/01/1971 317,646 In oa Het Vrije Volk van 17 juni wordt een inschatting van de transfer gemaakt van 700000 gulden.
Velibor Vasović None Retired 07/01/1971
Ruud Suurendonk AS Monaco Transfer 11/24/1971 12/15/1971 68,067 In Het Vrije Volk van 23 november 1971 wordt een inschatting van 150000 gulden gemaakt voor de transfer.
Players who came/will come
Player Previous Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Louis van Gaal De Meer Transfer 07/01/1971
Ron Hilster VVA Transfer 07/01/1971
Hans Jansen VVA Transfer 07/01/1971
Jan de Koning Vitesse Loan end 07/01/1971
Arnold Mühren RKSV Volendam Transfer 06/21/1971 07/01/1971 2 06/30/1973 204,201 In De Telegraaf van 15 november 1974 geeft Arnold Muhren aan toendertijd voor 450000 gulden door Ajax overgenomen te zijn van Volendam.
Heinz Schilcher Sturm Graz Transfer 06/23/1971 07/01/1971 2 06/30/1973
Gerard Schoonewille Blauw-Wit Transfer 06/19/1971 07/01/1971 3,176
Players who renewed their contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Johan Cruijff 06/21/1971 07/01/1971 7
Dick van Dijk 02/12/1971 07/01/1971 2 06/30/1973
Barry Hulshoff 06/10/1971 07/01/1971 1 06/30/1972
Gerrie Mühren 04/25/1971 07/01/1971 3
Ruud Suurendonk 08/09/1971 07/01/1971 1

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
Horst Blankenburg 33 4 9 46 11 1 57 1
Johan Cruijff 32 25 4 3 9 5 45 33 11 12 56 45
Dick van Dijk 23 16 2 1 5 30 17 11 14 41 31
Arie Haan 33 3 5 1 9 1 47 5 11 3 58 8
Barry Hulshoff 32 5 5 1 9 46 6 10 56 6
Piet Keizer 31 14 5 3 9 2 45 19 10 5 55 24
Gerrie Kleton 1 1 2 5 2 7 2
Ruud Krol 33 5 9 47 4 51
Arnold Mühren 9 2 2 11 2 8 2 19 4
Gerrie Mühren 28 9 5 2 9 2 42 13 5 1 47 14
Johan Neeskens 28 10 5 2 8 41 12 9 4 50 16
Johnny Rep 9 1 2 11 1 9 3 20 4
Heinz Schilcher 12 1 2 2 16 1 10 26 1
Heinz Stuy 32 5 9 46 10 56
Wim Suurbier 25 1 5 6 36 1 4 1 40 2
Ruud Suurendonk 6 1 2 8 1 7 15 1
Sjaak Swart 33 11 5 3 9 3 47 17 8 3 55 20
Sies Wever 2 2 2 4
Total 402 99 60 16 106 13 568 128 145 51 713 179

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