Season 1972-73

Summary

Season Results
Competition Mat Point Win Drw Loss GF GA F-A Res
Eredivisie 34 60 30 4 102 18 84 Endranking: 1
Dutch Cup 1 1 2 2 Lost in round 2
Europa Cup I 7 6 1 15 4 11 Winner
Intercontinental Cup 2 1 1 4 1 3 Winner
UEFA Super Cup 2 2 6 3 3 Winner
Friendly 19 15 4 100 23 77

Results

Endranking Eredivisie
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 Ajax 34 30 4 60 102 18 84
2 Feyenoord 34 27 4 3 58 89 28 61
3 FC Twente 34 22 6 6 50 53 22 31
4 Sparta 34 21 5 8 47 85 37 48
5 FC Den Haag 34 15 10 9 40 44 39 5
6 PSV 34 15 8 11 38 46 35 11
7 MVV 34 14 9 11 37 49 38 11
8 Utrecht 34 12 8 14 32 42 55 -13
9 NEC 34 10 11 13 31 40 46 -6
10 FC Amsterdam 34 11 7 16 29 44 54 -10
11 HFC Haarlem 34 10 9 15 29 43 55 -12
12 Telstar 34 12 4 18 28 39 51 -12
13 FC Groningen 34 7 13 14 27 37 61 -24
14 Go Ahead Eagles 34 8 9 17 25 31 52 -21
15 AZ '67 34 8 9 17 25 32 58 -26
16 NAC 34 7 7 20 21 26 57 -31
17 Excelsior 34 5 8 21 18 24 70 -46
18 FC Den Bosch 34 5 7 22 17 23 73 -50

Matches

Match Details
Date Competition Round Match Sum. Video Full Video Match Report
7/18/1972 Friendly - Hengelose Selectie - Ajax 1 - 7 (0 - 4)
7/20/1972 Friendly - VV Hoogenveen - Ajax 0 - 7 (0 - 4)
7/21/1972 Friendly - WVV 1896 - Ajax 1 - 9 (0 - 7)
7/22/1972 Friendly - VV Drachten - Ajax 2 - 11 (1 - 6)
7/24/1972 Friendly - Noordwijk - Ajax 1 - 6 (1 - 4)
7/27/1972 Friendly - Nice - Ajax 1 - 4 (1 - 1)
7/30/1972 Friendly - Tongeren - Ajax 1 - 3 (0 - 2)
8/2/1972 Friendly - Blauw Geel '38 - Ajax 2 - 14 (0 - 5)
8/4/1972 Friendly - Bayern Munchen - Ajax 0 - 5 (0 - 3)
8/8/1972 Friendly - Ajax - Bayern Munchen 2 - 1 (0 - 0)
8/13/1972 Eredivisie 1 Ajax - HFC Haarlem 3 - 0 (1 - 0)
8/15/1972 Friendly - FC Dordrecht - Ajax 1 - 2 (0 - 1)
8/20/1972 Eredivisie 2 FC Amsterdam - Ajax 1 - 2 (0 - 2)
8/26/1972 Eredivisie 3 Ajax - Go Ahead Eagles 6 - 0 (0 - 0)
9/2/1972 Eredivisie 4 PSV - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 1)
9/6/1972 Intercontinental Cup Final Independiente - Ajax 1 - 1 (0 - 1)
9/10/1972 Eredivisie 5 Ajax - NEC 4 - 0 (1 - 0)
9/17/1972 Eredivisie 6 Feyenoord - Ajax 2 - 0 (1 - 0) Link
9/24/1972 Eredivisie 7 Ajax - FC Groningen 3 - 0 (1 - 0)
9/26/1972 Friendly - Blauw-Zwart - Ajax 1 - 7 (1 - 2)
9/28/1972 Intercontinental Cup Final Ajax - Independiente 3 - 0 (1 - 0) Link
10/1/1972 Eredivisie 8 NAC - Ajax 2 - 0 (0 - 0)
10/8/1972 Eredivisie 9 Ajax - Telstar 9 - 2 (3 - 0)
10/15/1972 Eredivisie 10 Utrecht - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
10/21/1972 Eredivisie 11 FC Twente - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
11/5/1972 Eredivisie 12 Ajax - FC Den Bosch 9 - 0 (6 - 0)
11/8/1972 Europa Cup I 2 CSKA Sofia - Ajax 1 - 3 (1 - 2)
11/12/1972 Eredivisie 13 FC Den Haag - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
11/25/1972 Eredivisie 14 Ajax - Excelsior 8 - 0 (5 - 0)
11/29/1972 Europa Cup I 2 Ajax - CSKA Sofia 3 - 0 (2 - 0)
12/3/1972 Eredivisie 15 Sparta - Ajax 3 - 1 (1 - 1)
12/9/1972 Dutch Cup 2 NAC - Ajax 2 - 2
(penalties: 3 - 0)
12/17/1972 Eredivisie 16 Ajax - MVV 4 - 0 (3 - 0)
12/30/1972 Friendly - Fortuna & Borussia Münchengladbach - Ajax 1 - 1 (1 - 0)
1/7/1973 Eredivisie 17 AZ '67 - Ajax 0 - 5 (0 - 1)
1/14/1973 Eredivisie 18 HFC Haarlem - Ajax 0 - 4 (0 - 2)
1/16/1973 UEFA Super Cup Final Glasgow Rangers - Ajax 1 - 3 (1 - 2)
1/20/1973 Eredivisie 19 Ajax - FC Amsterdam 2 - 1 (1 - 1)
1/24/1973 UEFA Super Cup Final Ajax - Glasgow Rangers 3 - 2 (2 - 2)
2/4/1973 Eredivisie 20 Go Ahead Eagles - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
2/10/1973 Eredivisie 21 Ajax - PSV 3 - 1 (2 - 0)
2/14/1973 Friendly - PAOK Thessaloniki - Ajax 1 - 1 (1 - 0)
2/16/1973 Friendly - Olympiakos Piraeus - Ajax 1 - 2 (1 - 1)
2/25/1973 Eredivisie 22 NEC - Ajax 0 - 4 (0 - 3)
3/3/1973 Eredivisie 23 Ajax - Feyenoord 2 - 1 (2 - 0)
3/7/1973 Europa Cup I Quarter Final Ajax - Bayern Munchen 4 - 0 (0 - 0) Link
3/11/1973 Eredivisie 24 FC Groningen - Ajax 0 - 2 (0 - 1)
3/17/1973 Eredivisie 25 Ajax - NAC 4 - 0 (2 - 0)
3/21/1973 Europa Cup I Quarter Final Bayern Munchen - Ajax 2 - 1 (2 - 1)
3/25/1973 Eredivisie 26 Telstar - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
4/1/1973 Eredivisie 27 Ajax - Utrecht 3 - 1 (2 - 0)
4/3/1973 Friendly - Anderlecht - Ajax 2 - 2 (2 - 1)
4/7/1973 Eredivisie 28 Ajax - FC Twente 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
4/11/1973 Europa Cup I Semi Final Ajax - Real Madrid 2 - 1 (0 - 0) Link
4/15/1973 Eredivisie 29 FC Den Bosch - Ajax 1 - 2 (0 - 1)
4/21/1973 Eredivisie 30 Ajax - FC Den Haag 5 - 0 (1 - 0)
4/25/1973 Europa Cup I Semi Final Real Madrid - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 0) Link
4/29/1973 Eredivisie 31 Excelsior - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
5/6/1973 Eredivisie 32 Ajax - Sparta 4 - 2 (2 - 1)
5/13/1973 Eredivisie 33 MVV - Ajax 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
5/19/1973 Eredivisie 34 Ajax - AZ '67 3 - 0 (0 - 0)
5/23/1973 Friendly - Bouwvakkers - Ajax 3 - 3 (0 - 3)
5/25/1973 Friendly - Ajax - Militair 7 - 1
5/30/1973 Europa Cup I Final Ajax - Juventus 1 - 0 (1 - 0) Link
6/3/1973 Friendly - Willem II - Ajax 2 - 7

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 42 1 4 3671
Bram Braam B 1 55
Johan Cruijff A 36 22 3 18 2955 1
Arie Haan A 44 18 8 3935
Barry Hulshoff A 43 3 1 3875
Piet Keizer A 41 14 3 6 3354
Barend Kist B 1 46
Gerrie Kleton A 2 69
Ruud Krol A 46 4 4 4116 1
Arnold Mühren A 28 7 1703
Gerrie Mühren A 41 15 6 3629
Jan Mulder A 4 3 1 316
Johan Neeskens A 43 8 6 3879
Johnny Rep A 35 21 1 4 2524
Heinz Schilcher A 20 2 1434
Heinz Stuy A 45 4050
Wim Suurbier A 45 1 4 4027
Sjaak Swart A 34 10 1 4 2112
Sies Wever A 1 120
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
Johan Cruijff Forward Contract
Piet Keizer Forward Contract
Gerrie Kleton Forward Contract
Jan Mulder 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
Pim van Dord Defender Contract
Bram Braam Midfielder Contract
Louis van Gaal Midfielder Contract
Barend Kist Forward Contract
Henk Heijt Unknown Contract
Selection of Team Third
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Jan de Koning Forward Amateur
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
Paul de Jong Keeper Contract
Paul Bijvank Defender Amateur
Henk Medik Defender Contract
Wim Zand Defender Contract
Rob Alberts Midfielder Amateur
F. Brood Midfielder Amateur
Floor Buma Midfielder Amateur
Gerard Schoonewille Midfielder Contract
Cees Koeman Forward Contract
Eddie Kuiper Forward Amateur
Eddy Lonhard Forward Amateur
Sjoerd Ruiter Forward Contract
David Endt Unknown Amateur
Hans Jansen Unknown Contract
Peter van der Linden Unknown Amateur
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
George van Bockel La Louviere Transfer 07/01/1972
Dick van Dijk Nice Transfer 05/20/1972 07/01/1972 3
Leo Donkers FC Den Bosch Transfer 07/01/1972
Bob Hoogenboom Unknown Contract ended 07/01/1972
Chris van Klinken AGOVV Transfer 07/01/1972 Naar Apeldoorn verhuisd.
Jan de Koning SC Lokeren Transfer 07/01/1972 1,361 Onbekend hoe lang hij precies in het derde heeft gespeeld, maar in september 1975 wordt er melding gedaan dat hij 3 jaar daarvoor voor 3000 gulden van Ajax is overgenomen door SC Lokeren.
Players who came/will come
Player Previous Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Paul de Jong SC Woerden Transfer 06/16/1972 07/01/1972 1 06/30/1973
Barend Kist OVVO Transfer 06/16/1972 07/01/1972 1 06/30/1973
Cees Koeman ZFC Transfer 06/16/1972 07/01/1972 2 06/30/1974
Jan Mulder Anderlecht Transfer 06/14/1972 07/01/1972 5 06/30/1977 544,536 In kranten wordt veel 1.2 miljoen gulden genoemd.
Players who signed their first contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Pim van Dord 07/01/1972
Henk Heijt 07/01/1972
Wim Zand 07/01/1972
Players who renewed their contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Horst Blankenburg 06/02/1972 07/01/1972 06/30/1975
Arie Haan 06/14/1972 07/01/1972 06/30/1976
Barry Hulshoff 06/08/1972 07/01/1972 4 06/30/1976
Ruud Krol 06/20/1972 07/01/1972 4 06/30/1976
Johan Neeskens 06/08/1972 07/01/1972 4 06/30/1976
Heinz Stuy 06/08/1972 07/01/1972 06/30/1975
Wim Suurbier 07/15/1972 07/01/1972 4 06/30/1976
Sjaak Swart 06/09/1972 07/01/1972 1 06/30/1973
Sies Wever 06/09/1972 07/01/1972
Youthplayers who joined the Ajax academy
Player Previous Club Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Henk Medik EVC 07/01/1972
Simon Tahamata Unknown 07/01/1972

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 30 1 9 1 2 42 1 16 58 1
Bram Braam 1 1 2 2 3 2
Johan Cruijff 26 16 8 5 2 1 36 22 13 12 49 34
Pim van Dord 1 1
Louis van Gaal 1 1
Arie Haan 32 12 1 1 9 5 2 44 18 16 9 60 27
Henk Heijt 2 1 2 1
Barry Hulshoff 32 2 1 8 1 2 43 3 16 4 59 7
Piet Keizer 31 12 8 2 2 41 14 15 10 56 24
Barend Kist 1 1 1 2
Gerrie Kleton 2 2 8 4 10 4
Ruud Krol 34 3 1 9 1 2 46 4 17 1 63 5
Arnold Mühren 22 6 1 1 4 1 28 7 13 5 41 12
Gerrie Mühren 30 12 1 8 3 2 41 15 16 11 57 26
Jan Mulder 4 3 4 3 2 1 6 4
Johan Neeskens 32 7 1 8 2 1 43 8 16 12 59 20
Johnny Rep 24 17 1 9 2 1 2 35 21 9 8 44 29
Heinz Schilcher 15 2 1 4 20 2 8 1 28 3
Heinz Stuy 34 9 2 45 10 55
Wim Suurbier 33 1 9 2 45 17 62
Sjaak Swart 26 9 1 5 1 2 34 10 15 9 49 19
Sies Wever 1 1 9 1 10 1
Total 409 101 12 2 107 21 24 4 552 128 223 91 775 219

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