Season 1978-79

Summary

Season Results
Competition Mat Point Win Drw Loss GF GA F-A Res
Eredivisie 34 54 24 6 4 93 31 62 Endranking: 1
Dutch Cup 8 5 3 18 7 11 Winner
UEFA Cup 6 4 2 11 6 5 Lost in round 3
Amsterdam 7x 2 2 4 4 Winner
Friendly 1 1 8 -8

Results

Endranking Eredivisie
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 Ajax 34 24 6 4 54 93 31 62
2 Feyenoord 34 19 13 2 51 62 19 43
3 PSV 34 20 9 5 49 65 23 42
4 AZ '67 34 19 7 8 45 84 43 41
5 Roda JC 34 18 8 8 44 58 33 25
6 Sparta Rotterdam 34 14 5 15 33 47 48 -1
7 FC Den Haag 34 11 11 12 33 43 55 -12
8 PEC Zwolle 34 7 18 9 32 36 46 -10
9 Go Ahead Eagles 34 11 9 14 31 48 48
10 NAC 34 8 15 11 31 41 51 -10
11 MVV 34 9 13 12 31 26 45 -19
12 FC Twente 34 9 12 13 30 54 58 -4
13 Utrecht 34 10 10 14 30 43 55 -12
14 Vitesse 34 7 15 12 29 42 63 -21
15 NEC 34 7 14 13 28 35 49 -14
16 HFC Haarlem 34 6 13 15 25 31 64 -33
17 FC Volendam 34 7 8 19 22 42 63 -21
18 FC VVV 34 4 6 24 14 23 79 -56

Matches

Match Details
Date Competition Round Match Sum. Video Full Video Match Report
8/18/1978 Amsterdam 7x Semi Final Ajax - Fluminense 2 - 2
(penalties: 5 - 4)
8/20/1978 Amsterdam 7x Final Ajax - Anderlecht 2 - 2
(penalties: 4 - 3)
8/26/1978 Eredivisie 1 NAC - Ajax 1 - 7 (0 - 5)
8/30/1978 Eredivisie 2 Ajax - Go Ahead Eagles 3 - 2 (3 - 0)
9/3/1978 Eredivisie 3 Ajax - PEC Zwolle 4 - 2 (3 - 0)
9/6/1978 Eredivisie 4 PEC Zwolle - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 1)
9/9/1978 Eredivisie 5 Ajax - PSV 2 - 0 (0 - 0)
9/13/1978 UEFA Cup 1 Athletic de Bilbao - Ajax 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
9/17/1978 Eredivisie 6 Utrecht - Ajax 1 - 4 (1 - 3)
9/23/1978 Eredivisie 7 Ajax - FC VVV 4 - 0 (2 - 0)
9/27/1978 UEFA Cup 1 Ajax - Athletic de Bilbao 3 - 0 (1 - 0)
9/30/1978 Eredivisie 8 MVV - Ajax 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
10/8/1978 Eredivisie 9 Ajax - Vitesse 4 - 0 (0 - 0)
10/14/1978 Dutch Cup 2 Ajax - EVV 3 - 2 (1 - 1)
10/18/1978 UEFA Cup 2 Ajax - Lausanne Sports 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
10/22/1978 Eredivisie 10 NEC - Ajax 0 - 2 (0 - 0)
10/28/1978 Eredivisie 11 Ajax - Feyenoord 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
11/1/1978 UEFA Cup 2 Lausanne Sports - Ajax 0 - 4 (0 - 3)
11/5/1978 Eredivisie 12 Sparta Rotterdam - Ajax 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
11/7/1978 Friendly - Ajax - Bayern Munchen 0 - 8 (0 - 2)
11/12/1978 Eredivisie 13 Ajax - Roda JC 1 - 2 (0 - 2)
11/19/1978 Dutch Cup 3 Ajax - Roda JC 3 - 0 (1 - 0)
11/22/1978 UEFA Cup 3 Budapest Honved - Ajax 4 - 1 (0 - 0)
11/26/1978 Eredivisie 14 FC Den Haag - Ajax 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
12/2/1978 Eredivisie 15 Ajax - FC Volendam 7 - 3 (4 - 2)
12/6/1978 UEFA Cup 3 Ajax - Budapest Honved 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
12/10/1978 Eredivisie 16 AZ '67 - Ajax 1 - 2 (0 - 1)
12/17/1978 Eredivisie 17 FC Twente - Ajax 2 - 3 (1 - 0)
3/11/1979 Eredivisie 18 Ajax - NAC 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
3/17/1979 Eredivisie 19 PSV - Ajax 3 - 1 (1 - 0)
3/20/1979 Dutch Cup Quarter Final Fortuna SC - Ajax 0 - 2 (0 - 2)
3/25/1979 Eredivisie 20 Ajax - Utrecht 6 - 1 (3 - 1)
4/1/1979 Eredivisie 21 FC VVV - Ajax 1 - 3 (0 - 1)
4/4/1979 Dutch Cup Quarter Final Ajax - Fortuna SC 2 - 0 (0 - 0)
4/7/1979 Eredivisie 22 Ajax - MVV 6 - 0 (2 - 0)
4/10/1979 Eredivisie 23 Go Ahead Eagles - Ajax 1 - 2 (1 - 2)
4/14/1979 Eredivisie 24 Ajax - HFC Haarlem 4 - 1 (2 - 0)
4/16/1979 Eredivisie 25 HFC Haarlem - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
4/18/1979 Dutch Cup Semi Final FC Volendam - Ajax 3 - 3 (2 - 0)
4/21/1979 Eredivisie 26 Ajax - NEC 3 - 2 (1 - 2)
4/24/1979 Dutch Cup Semi Final Ajax - FC Volendam 1 - 1 (0 - 0)
4/29/1979 Eredivisie 27 Feyenoord - Ajax 1 - 1 (1 - 0)
5/6/1979 Eredivisie 28 Vitesse - Ajax 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
5/12/1979 Eredivisie 29 Ajax - Sparta Rotterdam 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
5/15/1979 Dutch Cup Final Ajax - FC Twente 1 - 1
(regular time:1 - 1)
5/19/1979 Eredivisie 30 Roda JC - Ajax 1 - 3 (0 - 0)
5/26/1979 Eredivisie 31 Ajax - FC Den Haag 4 - 1 (1 - 0)
5/29/1979 Dutch Cup Final Ajax - FC Twente 3 - 0 (1 - 0)
6/2/1979 Eredivisie 32 FC Volendam - Ajax 1 - 3 (0 - 2)
6/4/1979 Eredivisie 33 Ajax - AZ '67 1 - 1 (0 - 1)
6/9/1979 Eredivisie 34 Ajax - FC Twente 8 - 1 (1 - 0)

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 48 16 9 4273
Ray Clarke A 44 38 1 4 3976
Pim van Dord A 11 782 1
Hans Erkens A 38 4 3 2662
Jan Everse A 38 2 3 3138
Peter Jager A 2 102
Ruud Kaiser A 12 2 520
Ruud Krol A 35 2 5 3007
Søren Lerby A 47 21 7 4190
Tscheu La Ling A 45 16 1 8 3949
Freek la Main A 1 8
Geert Meijer A 26 5 4 1765
Wim Meutstege A 47 1 2 3 4260 1
Guido Pen Unknown 4 85
Dick Schoenaker A 43 9 2 3598
Piet Schrijvers A 45 4020
Sjaak Storm Unknown 2 180
Simon Tahamata A 46 6 1 6 3733
Rob Tervoort A 1 48
Piet Wijnberg A 18 1468
Kees Zwamborn A 30 2 1 2086
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 Meutstege Defender Contract
Chris Verkaik Defender Contract
Piet Wijnberg Defender Contract
Johan Zuidema Defender Contract
Frank Arnesen Midfielder Contract
Hans Erkens Midfielder Contract
Søren Lerby Midfielder Contract
Freek la Main Midfielder Contract
Dick Schoenaker Midfielder Contract
Kees Zwamborn Midfielder Contract
Ray Clarke Forward Contract
Ruud Kaiser Forward Contract
Tscheu La Ling Forward Contract
Geert Meijer Forward Contract
Simon Tahamata Forward Contract
Cor van den Brink Unknown Contract
Erwin Cramer Unknown Contract
Selection of Team Unknown
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Sjaak Storm Keeper Unknown
Jan Papavoine Defender Contract
Guido Pen Defender Unknown
Rob Alkemade Forward Contract
Peter van der Hengst Forward Contract
Remco Muller Forward Contract
Rick van den Boog Unknown Contract
Roel Brenker Unknown Contract
Gaby Martinez Unknown Contract
Ron van Niekerk Unknown Contract
Others active at Ajax
Player Role Contract Type Contract From Contract To Remark
Cor Brom Head coach Contract
Bobby Haarms Assistant coach Contract
Ton Harmsen President No Contract
Jan Westrik Secretary No Contract

Transfers

Players who left/will leave
Player Next Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Aitze Bouma FC Boom Transfer 06/29/1978 07/01/1978 2 06/30/1980
Ruud Geels Anderlecht Transfer 04/18/1978 07/01/1978 3 06/30/1981 363,024 Volgens het Limburgs Dagblad van 18 April 1978 ingeschat op 8 ton (gulden).
René de Haan DWV Transfer 07/01/1978
Leo van Oers Unknown Contract ended 07/01/1978 Het is onbekend wat er van Leo van Oers is geworden na 1 juli 1978.
Wim Schoch UVV Transfer 07/01/1978
Chris Verkaik HFC Haarlem Loan start 09/22/1978 09/22/1978 1 06/30/1979 Voor de rest van het seizoen verhuurd met optie tot koop.
Johan Zuidema None Retired 12/02/1978 12/02/1978 Stopt wegens knieproblemen.
Cor van den Brink None Deceased 12/16/1978
Remco Muller None Deceased 12/16/1978
Geert Meijer Bristol City Transfer 03/28/1979 03/30/1979 2 06/30/1981 113,445 In De Telegraaf van 31 augustus 1979 wordt in een transfer overzicht een bedrag van 250000 gulden genoemd.
Players who came/will come
Player Previous Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Rob Alkemade VUC Transfer 05/12/1978 07/01/1978
Ray Clarke Sparta Rotterdam Transfer 04/24/1978 07/01/1978 3 06/30/1981 408,402 Wordt in kranten ingeschat op 9 ton (guldens)
Ruud Kaiser Go Ahead Eagles Transfer 06/07/1978 07/01/1978
Guido Pen SC Heerenveen Transfer 07/01/1978 11,345 Niet bekend wanneer Guido Pen de overstap naar Ajax heeft gemaakt, ingeschat op voorbereiding van seizoen 1978-79.
Wim Meutstege Sparta Rotterdam Transfer 07/03/1978 07/03/1978 3 06/30/1981
Piet Wijnberg Utrecht Transfer 07/06/1978 07/06/1978
Kees Zwamborn FC Vlaardingen Transfer 08/21/1978 08/21/1978 2 06/30/1980 45,378
Players who signed their first contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Rick van den Boog 07/01/1978
Erwin Cramer 07/01/1978
Gaby Martinez 07/01/1978
Remco Muller 07/01/1978
Jan Papavoine 07/01/1978
Players who renewed their contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Frank Arnesen 07/19/1978 07/01/1978 1 06/30/1979
Pim van Dord 04/27/1978 07/01/1978 2 06/30/1980
Peter Jager 04/27/1978 07/01/1978 2 06/30/1980
Søren Lerby 07/19/1978 07/01/1978 1 06/30/1979
Tscheu La Ling 06/27/1977 07/01/1978 1 06/30/1978
Tscheu La Ling 07/19/1978 07/01/1978 1 06/30/1979
Geert Meijer 05/11/1978 07/01/1978 2 06/30/1978
Simon Tahamata 02/15/1978 07/01/1978 2 06/30/1980
Rob Tervoort 05/11/1978 07/01/1978 1 06/30/1979
Chris Verkaik 04/27/1978 07/01/1978 1 06/30/1979

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 34 13 8 2 6 1 48 16 3 51 16
Ray Clarke 31 26 7 6 6 6 44 38 3 1 47 39
Johan Cruijff 1 1
Pim van Dord 8 3 11 2 1 13 1
Hans Erkens 25 1 8 2 5 1 38 4 1 39 4
Jan Everse 27 7 4 38 3 41
Peter Jager 2 2 1 3
Ruud Kaiser 8 2 2 2 12 2 1 13 2
Ruud Krol 24 2 5 6 35 2 3 38 2
Søren Lerby 33 16 8 3 6 2 47 21 3 1 50 22
Tscheu La Ling 32 14 7 2 6 45 16 1 46 16
Freek la Main 1 1 1
Geert Meijer 18 5 2 6 26 5 3 1 29 6
Wim Meutstege 33 1 8 6 47 1 3 50 1
Guido Pen 3 1 4 4
Dick Schoenaker 30 7 8 2 5 43 9 3 46 9
Piet Schrijvers 32 7 6 45 3 48
Sjaak Storm 1 1 2 2
Simon Tahamata 32 4 8 1 6 1 46 6 3 49 6
Rob Tervoort 1 1 1
Piet Wijnberg 13 5 18 18
Kees Zwamborn 25 5 30 1 31
Total 412 91 97 18 74 11 583 120 38 4 621 124

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