Season 1977-78

Summary

Season Results
Competition Mat Point Win Drw Loss GF GA F-A Res
Eredivisie 34 49 20 9 5 85 36 49 Endranking: 2
Dutch Cup 7 4 1 2 18 5 13 Lost in Finale
Europa Cup I 6 3 1 2 10 6 4 Lost in Kwartfinale
Amsterdam 7x 2 1 1 2 4 -2 Lost in Finale
Friendly 1 1 1 3 -2

Results

Endranking Eredivisie
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 PSV 34 21 11 2 53 74 21 53
2 Ajax 34 20 9 5 49 85 36 49
3 AZ '67 34 19 9 6 47 75 30 45
4 FC Twente 34 18 9 7 45 61 32 29
5 Sparta Rotterdam 34 14 12 8 40 54 33 21
6 Roda JC 34 12 12 10 36 41 40 1
7 FC Volendam 34 13 8 13 34 50 58 -8
8 Utrecht 34 11 11 12 33 40 45 -5
9 Vitesse 34 10 13 11 33 48 62 -14
10 Feyenoord 34 10 12 12 32 52 47 5
11 NAC 34 10 11 13 31 37 51 -14
12 FC Den Haag 34 11 6 17 28 45 57 -12
13 HFC Haarlem 34 8 12 14 28 37 55 -18
14 FC VVV 34 9 10 15 28 46 66 -20
15 NEC 34 10 8 16 28 39 59 -20
16 Go Ahead Eagles 34 11 5 18 27 49 53 -4
17 FC Amsterdam 34 9 8 17 26 41 73 -32
18 Telstar 34 3 8 23 14 25 81 -56

Matches

Match Details
Date Competition Round Match Sum. Video Full Video Match Report
8/5/1977 Amsterdam 7x Semi Final Ajax - Liverpool 2 - 1 (1 - 0)
8/7/1977 Amsterdam 7x Final Ajax - AZ '67 0 - 3 (0 - 0)
8/14/1977 Eredivisie 1 HFC Haarlem - Ajax 0 - 2 (0 - 1)
8/17/1977 Eredivisie 2 Ajax - AZ '67 2 - 1 (1 - 1)
8/21/1977 Eredivisie 3 Utrecht - Ajax 1 - 2 (1 - 0)
8/24/1977 Eredivisie 4 Ajax - Vitesse 3 - 1 (0 - 1)
8/27/1977 Eredivisie 5 NAC - Ajax 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
9/4/1977 Eredivisie 6 Ajax - Feyenoord 2 - 2 (0 - 0)
9/11/1977 Eredivisie 7 Roda JC - Ajax 4 - 1 (1 - 0)
9/14/1977 Europa Cup I 1 Lillestrom SK - Ajax 2 - 0 (2 - 0)
9/18/1977 Eredivisie 8 Ajax - Go Ahead Eagles 2 - 0 (2 - 0)
9/25/1977 Eredivisie 9 Telstar - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 1)
9/28/1977 Europa Cup I 1 Ajax - Lillestrom SK 4 - 0 (2 - 0)
10/2/1977 Eredivisie 10 Ajax - FC Volendam 1 - 2 (1 - 1)
10/16/1977 Eredivisie 11 FC Amsterdam - Ajax 1 - 3 (0 - 1)
10/19/1977 Europa Cup I 2 Levski Sofia - Ajax 1 - 2 (0 - 1)
10/29/1977 Eredivisie 12 Ajax - FC VVV 5 - 0 (0 - 0)
11/2/1977 Europa Cup I 2 Ajax - Levski Sofia 2 - 1 (1 - 1)
11/6/1977 Eredivisie 13 NEC - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
11/13/1977 Eredivisie 14 Ajax - FC Den Haag 3 - 2 (2 - 0)
11/20/1977 Dutch Cup 2 Ajax - Telstar 4 - 1 (2 - 1)
11/27/1977 Eredivisie 15 Sparta Rotterdam - Ajax 1 - 1 (0 - 0)
12/4/1977 Eredivisie 16 Ajax - PSV 1 - 4 (0 - 3)
12/11/1977 Eredivisie 17 FC Twente - Ajax 2 - 2 (1 - 1)
12/18/1977 Eredivisie 18 Ajax - HFC Haarlem 1 - 1 (0 - 0)
12/24/1977 Dutch Cup 3 Ajax - EVV 7 - 0 (3 - 0)
1/8/1978 Eredivisie 19 AZ '67 - Ajax 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
1/15/1978 Eredivisie 20 Ajax - Utrecht 6 - 0 (0 - 0)
1/22/1978 Eredivisie 21 Vitesse - Ajax 2 - 2 (0 - 1)
1/29/1978 Eredivisie 22 Ajax - NAC 3 - 1 (3 - 1)
2/1/1978 Dutch Cup Quarter Final Roda JC - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 1)
2/12/1978 Eredivisie 23 Feyenoord - Ajax 1 - 1 (1 - 0)
2/25/1978 Eredivisie 25 Go Ahead Eagles - Ajax 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
3/1/1978 Europa Cup I Quarter Final Ajax - Juventus 1 - 1 (0 - 0)
3/5/1978 Eredivisie 26 Ajax - Telstar 7 - 0 (4 - 0)
3/8/1978 Dutch Cup Quarter Final Ajax - Roda JC 1 - 1 (1 - 0)
3/12/1978 Eredivisie 27 FC Volendam - Ajax 1 - 6 (0 - 2)
3/15/1978 Europa Cup I Quarter Final Juventus - Ajax 1 - 1
(penalties: 3 - 0)
3/19/1978 Eredivisie 28 Ajax - FC Amsterdam 5 - 1 (2 - 0)
3/22/1978 Dutch Cup Semi Final Sparta Rotterdam - Ajax 2 - 1 (1 - 1)
3/27/1978 Eredivisie 29 FC VVV - Ajax 2 - 2 (0 - 1)
3/30/1978 Eredivisie 24 Ajax - Roda JC 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
4/2/1978 Eredivisie 30 Ajax - NEC 6 - 1 (3 - 1)
4/9/1978 Eredivisie 31 FC Den Haag - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 2)
4/13/1978 Dutch Cup Semi Final Ajax - Sparta Rotterdam 2 - 0 (0 - 0)
4/16/1978 Eredivisie 32 Ajax - Sparta Rotterdam 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
4/23/1978 Eredivisie 33 PSV - Ajax 2 - 3 (0 - 1)
4/30/1978 Eredivisie 34 Ajax - FC Twente 4 - 1 (2 - 1)
5/5/1978 Dutch Cup Final Ajax - AZ '67 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
5/27/1978 Friendly - Barcelona - Ajax 3 - 1

Selection

All players who have played for Ajax 1 this season
Player Team Matches Goals Yellow Red Assists Minutes Own Goals Remark
Frank Arnesen A 44 13 12 3604
Aitze Bouma A 12 1 286
Pim van Dord A 46 6 3 4106
Hans Erkens A 38 4 2 2990
Jan Everse A 44 1 3 3635
Ruud Geels A 44 39 5 3851
Peter Jager A 8 700
Ruud Krol A 47 2 3 4248 1
Søren Lerby A 31 5 2 5 1966
Tscheu La Ling A 38 12 10 2850
Peter Lübeke A 6 170
Freek la Main Unknown 5 187
Geert Meijer A 37 10 5 2363
René Notten A 5 1 310
Dick Schoenaker A 46 13 2 4 4168
Piet Schrijvers A 36 3200
Wim Suurbier A 13 2 3 1170
Simon Tahamata A 41 2 9 3086
Rob Tervoort A 4 360
Chris Verkaik Unknown 2 51
Johan Zuidema A 43 3 1 2 3559
Selection of Team A
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Peter Jager Keeper Contract
Piet Schrijvers Keeper Contract
Rob Tervoort Keeper Contract
Pim van Dord Defender Contract
Jan Everse Defender Contract
Ruud Krol Defender Contract
Wim Suurbier Defender Contract
Johan Zuidema Defender Contract
Frank Arnesen Midfielder Contract
Hans Erkens Midfielder Contract
Søren Lerby Midfielder Contract
René Notten Midfielder Contract
Dick Schoenaker Midfielder Contract
Aitze Bouma Forward Contract
Ruud Geels Forward Contract
Tscheu La Ling Forward Contract
Peter Lübeke Forward Contract
Geert Meijer Forward Contract
Simon Tahamata Forward Contract
Selection of Team Unknown
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Peter Passchier Defender Contract
Chris Verkaik Defender Contract
Dick Helling Midfielder Contract
Freek la Main Midfielder Contract
Joško Gluić Forward Contract
Peter van der Hengst Forward Contract
Roel Brenker Unknown Contract
Cor van den Brink Unknown Contract
René de Haan Unknown Contract
Ron van Niekerk Unknown Contract
Leo van Oers Unknown Contract
Wim Schoch Unknown Contract
Others active at Ajax
Player Role Contract Type Contract From Contract To Remark
Tomislav Ivić Head coach Contract
Bobby Haarms Assistant coach Contract
Jaap van Praag President No Contract
Jan Westrik Secretary No Contract

Transfers

Players who left/will leave
Player Next Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Daan van de Burg Zeeburgia Transfer 07/01/1977
Hannie Das Vitesse Transfer 07/01/1977
Johnny Dusbaba Anderlecht Transfer 06/03/1977 07/01/1977 4 06/30/1981 408,402 Uit de Leeuwarder Courant van 3 juni 1977.
David Endt DWV Transfer 07/01/1977
Joško Gluić Grazer AK Transfer 07/01/1977 Onduidelijk wanneer hij de overstap precies heeft gemaakt, maar na aanvang van 1977-78 wordt bij Ajax niets meer van hem vernomen.
Rob Kok FC Boom Transfer 07/01/1977
Heinz Stuy FC Amsterdam Transfer 06/03/1977 07/01/1977 11,345 Uit De Telegraaf van 3 juni 1977.
Barry Hulshoff MVV Transfer 07/12/1977 07/12/1977 2 06/30/1979 68,067 In De Telegraaf van 12 juli 1977 wordt een bedrag van tussen de 1 en 2 ton (gulden) geschat.
Ton Wickel Utrecht Transfer 07/16/1977 07/16/1977 2 06/30/1979
Ronald Klinkenberg FC Dordrecht Transfer 07/18/1977 07/18/1977
Dick Helling FC Volendam Transfer 08/11/1977 08/11/1977 68,067 Uit Limburgs Dagblad 11 augustus 1977
René Notten Feyenoord Transfer 10/01/1977 10/01/1977 3 06/30/1980 136,134 Het Vrije Volk van 1 oktober 1977.
Peter Lübeke Eintracht Braunschweig Transfer 10/12/1977 10/12/1977 2 06/30/1979
Wim Suurbier Schalke '04 Transfer 10/27/1977 10/27/1977 2.5 06/30/1980
Players who came/will come
Player Previous Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Dick Helling Telstar Loan end 07/01/1977
Peter Lübeke Hercules Allicante Transfer 06/02/1977 07/01/1977 2 06/30/1979
Geert Meijer FC Amsterdam Loan end 07/01/1977
Ton Wickel Excelsior Loan end 07/01/1977
Jan Everse Feyenoord Transfer 07/09/1977 07/09/1977 2 06/30/1979 Feyenoord vroeg oorspronkelijk 6 ton (gulden), maar waarschijnlijk is het uiteindelijke bedrag lager.
Players who signed their first contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Roel Brenker 07/01/1977
Cor van den Brink 07/01/1977
Peter van der Hengst 07/01/1977
Peter Passchier 07/01/1977
Players who renewed their contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Piet Schrijvers 06/27/1977 07/01/1977 3 06/30/1980
Simon Tahamata 06/29/1977 07/01/1977 1 06/30/1978

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
Frank Arnesen 31 11 7 2 6 44 13 2 46 13
Aitze Bouma 8 1 3 1 12 1 12 1
Pim van Dord 34 5 6 6 1 46 6 2 48 6
Hans Erkens 27 2 6 1 5 1 38 4 3 41 4
Jan Everse 32 6 6 44 2 46
Ruud Geels 32 30 6 6 6 3 44 39 2 46 39
Peter Jager 6 2 8 1 9
Ruud Krol 34 2 7 6 47 2 2 49 2
Søren Lerby 22 3 4 1 5 1 31 5 2 1 33 6
Tscheu La Ling 27 7 6 2 5 3 38 12 2 1 40 13
Peter Lübeke 6 6 6
Freek la Main 2 3 5 5
Geert Meijer 26 7 7 3 4 37 10 1 38 10
René Notten 5 1 5 1 2 7 1
Dick Schoenaker 33 11 7 2 6 46 13 2 1 48 14
Piet Schrijvers 26 7 3 36 2 38
Wim Suurbier 10 3 13 2 15
Simon Tahamata 29 2 7 5 41 2 1 42 2
Rob Tervoort 3 1 4 1 5
Chris Verkaik 1 1 2 2
Johan Zuidema 32 2 6 1 5 43 3 2 45 3
Total 426 84 89 18 75 9 590 111 31 3 621 114

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