Season 1988-89

Summary

Season Results
Competition Mat Point Win Drw Loss GF GA F-A Res
Eredivisie 34 50 22 6 6 74 32 42 Endranking: 2
Dutch Cup 4 3 1 12 5 7 Lost in Kwartfinale
UEFA Cup 2 2 3 6 -3 Lost in round 1
Amsterdam 7x 2 2 4 -4 Endranking: 3

Results

Endranking Eredivisie
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 PSV 34 24 5 5 53 78 31 47
2 Ajax 34 22 6 6 50 74 32 42
3 FC Twente 34 11 18 5 40 47 25 22
4 Feyenoord 34 15 10 9 40 66 52 14
5 Roda JC 34 13 12 9 38 52 38 14
6 FC Groningen 34 14 8 12 36 62 51 11
7 FC Den Bosch 34 15 6 13 36 48 53 -5
8 Fortuna Sittard 34 11 12 11 34 40 37 3
9 FC Volendam 34 13 7 14 33 42 51 -9
10 HFC Haarlem 34 11 11 12 33 37 50 -13
11 RKC Waalwijk 34 11 9 14 31 53 61 -8
12 Sparta Rotterdam 34 9 12 13 30 42 50 -8
13 Utrecht 34 11 7 16 29 49 57 -8
14 MVV 34 10 9 15 29 41 58 -17
15 Willem II 34 8 11 15 27 50 68 -18
16 PEC Zwolle '82 34 8 9 17 25 48 70 -22
17 VVV 34 5 14 15 24 40 62 -22
18 Veendam 34 8 8 18 24 37 60 -23
Endranking Amsterdam 7x
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 Sampdoria 2 2 4 8 1 7
2 Flamengo 2 2 4 3 3
3 Ajax 2 2 4 -4
4 Benfica 2 2 1 7 -6

Matches

Match Details
Date Competition Round Match Sum. Video Full Video Match Report
8/5/1988 Amsterdam 7x 1 Ajax - Flamengo 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
8/7/1988 Amsterdam 7x 2 Sampdoria - Ajax 3 - 0 (1 - 0)
8/21/1988 Eredivisie 1 Fortuna Sittard - Ajax 2 - 1 (1 - 0)
8/24/1988 Eredivisie 2 Ajax - Veendam 4 - 0 (3 - 0)
8/31/1988 Eredivisie 4 Ajax - Sparta Rotterdam 2 - 1 (2 - 0)
9/4/1988 Eredivisie 5 FC Twente - Ajax 2 - 1 (1 - 1)
9/7/1988 UEFA Cup 1 Sporting Portugal - Ajax 4 - 2 (3 - 1)
9/18/1988 Eredivisie 6 Ajax - Roda JC 3 - 3 (2 - 0)
9/21/1988 Eredivisie 3 PEC Zwolle '82 - Ajax 4 - 1 (0 - 0)
9/25/1988 Eredivisie 7 RKC Waalwijk - Ajax 3 - 1 (2 - 0)
10/2/1988 Dutch Cup 1 SVV - Ajax 0 - 6 (0 - 3)
10/5/1988 UEFA Cup 1 Ajax - Sporting Portugal 1 - 2 (0 - 1)
10/9/1988 Eredivisie 8 Ajax - PSV 2 - 0 (0 - 0)
10/12/1988 Eredivisie 15 VVV - Ajax 1 - 2 (0 - 1)
10/23/1988 Eredivisie 10 Ajax - FC Groningen 3 - 0 (0 - 0)
10/30/1988 Eredivisie 11 Utrecht - Ajax 1 - 1 (1 - 0)
11/6/1988 Eredivisie 12 Ajax - MVV 4 - 0 (2 - 0)
11/13/1988 Eredivisie 13 Feyenoord - Ajax 1 - 2 (0 - 0)
11/20/1988 Dutch Cup 2 Ajax - PEC Zwolle '82 4 - 1 (2 - 1)
11/27/1988 Eredivisie 14 Ajax - FC Volendam 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
12/4/1988 Eredivisie 9 HFC Haarlem - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
12/11/1988 Eredivisie 16 Ajax - FC Den Bosch 5 - 1 (2 - 1)
12/18/1988 Eredivisie 17 Willem II - Ajax 2 - 5 (0 - 3)
1/22/1989 Eredivisie 19 Veendam - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
1/29/1989 Eredivisie 18 Ajax - Fortuna Sittard 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
2/5/1989 Dutch Cup 3 Ajax - Utrecht 2 - 1 (2 - 0)
2/12/1989 Eredivisie 20 Ajax - PEC Zwolle '82 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
2/19/1989 Eredivisie 21 Sparta Rotterdam - Ajax 3 - 2 (0 - 1)
2/26/1989 Eredivisie 22 Ajax - FC Twente 1 - 1 (0 - 1)
3/5/1989 Eredivisie 23 Roda JC - Ajax 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
3/12/1989 Eredivisie 24 Ajax - RKC Waalwijk 3 - 2 (3 - 2)
3/15/1989 Dutch Cup Quarter Final FC Groningen - Ajax 3 - 0 (2 - 0)
3/19/1989 Eredivisie 25 PSV - Ajax 1 - 4 (0 - 1)
3/27/1989 Eredivisie 26 Ajax - HFC Haarlem 5 - 0 (3 - 0)
4/2/1989 Eredivisie 27 FC Groningen - Ajax 1 - 4 (1 - 2)
4/9/1989 Eredivisie 28 Ajax - Utrecht 2 - 0 (0 - 0)
4/16/1989 Eredivisie 30 Ajax - Feyenoord 4 - 1 (0 - 1)
4/30/1989 Eredivisie 29 MVV - Ajax 1 - 1 (0 - 0)
5/7/1989 Eredivisie 31 FC Volendam - Ajax 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
5/13/1989 Eredivisie 32 Ajax - VVV 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
5/15/1989 Eredivisie 33 FC Den Bosch - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 2)
5/21/1989 Eredivisie 34 Ajax - Willem II 1 - 0 (0 - 0)

Selection

All players who have played for Ajax 1 this season
Player Team Matches Goals Yellow Red Assists Minutes Own Goals Remark
Dennis Bergkamp A 34 16 3 2614
Danny Blind A 34 2 2 3060
Frank de Boer A 30 1 2 2441
Ronald de Boer A 17 5 1 941
Lloyd Doesburg A 4 1 208
Wim Jonk A 21 6 1 1575
Marcel Keizer Unknown 1 90
Peter Larsson A 18 1 1 1 1462
Stanley Menzo A 38 2 3392
Arnold Mühren A 23 5 1694
Stefan Pettersson A 30 16 1 3 2485
Bryan Roy A 31 5 1 1389
John van 't Schip A 31 2 4 4 2600
Arnold Scholten A 32 2 2469
Mark Verkuyl A 37 9 2 2 3193 1
Frank Verlaat A 4 1 280
Marciano Vink A 4 1 200
Hans Werdekker A 7 557
Ron Willems A 1 27
Aron Winter A 31 8 2 1 2632
Richard Witschge A 18 1 1 1 1259
Rob Witschge A 35 8 3 4 2540
Jan Wouters A 27 1 4 1 2421
Selection of Team A
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Lloyd Doesburg Keeper Contract
Stanley Menzo Keeper Contract
Danny Blind Defender Contract
Frank de Boer Defender Contract
Danny Hesp Defender Contract
Petri Tiainen Defender Contract
Mark Verkuyl Defender Contract
Frank Verlaat Defender Contract
Marciano Vink Defender Contract
Hans Werdekker Defender Contract
Ronald de Boer Midfielder Contract
Wim Jonk Midfielder Contract
Peter Larsson Midfielder Contract
Arnold Mühren Midfielder Contract
Arnold Scholten Midfielder Contract
Aron Winter Midfielder Contract
Richard Witschge Midfielder Contract
Rob Witschge Midfielder Contract
Jan Wouters Midfielder Contract
Dennis Bergkamp Forward Contract
Alistair Dick Forward Contract
Stefan Pettersson Forward Contract
Bryan Roy Forward Contract
John van 't Schip Forward Contract
Frank Stapleton Forward Contract
Ron Willems Forward Contract
Selection of Team Unknown
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Marcel Keizer Defender Contract
Selection of Team Youth
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
André Ooijer Defender No Contract
Edgar Davids Midfielder No Contract
Selection of Team Youth A
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Jantje Gerver Midfielder No Contract
Selection of Team Youth D
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Wesley de Ridder Unknown No Contract
Others active at Ajax
Player Role Contract Type Contract From Contract To Remark
Spitz Kohn Head coach Contract 10/08/1988
Kurt Linder Head coach Contract 09/20/1988
Louis van Gaal Assistant coach Contract
Bobby Haarms Assistant coach Contract
Pim van Dord Fysio therapist Contract
Ton Harmsen President No Contract 12/31/1988
Michael van Praag President No Contract 01/01/1989

Transfers

Players who left/will leave
Player Next Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
John Bosman KV Mechelen Transfer 05/14/1988 07/01/1988 499,158
Jordi Cruijff Barcelona Transfer 07/01/1988 Tegenstrijdige berichten wanner Jordi de overstap van Ajax naar Barcelona maakte. Aan de ene kant wordt gemeld dat hij de overstap maakte gelijk toen zijn vader coach van Barcelona werd, aan de andere kant wordt hij nog als speler van Ajax aangemerkt bij een onder 18 selectie in September 1989.
Ruud Haarms Telstar Transfer 07/01/1988
Bert de Meijer PEC Zwolle '82 Transfer 07/01/1988
Danny Muller Barcelona Loan start 07/01/1988
Michel van Oostrum PEC Zwolle '82 Transfer 07/01/1988
Erik Regtop FC Groningen Loan start 05/16/1988 07/01/1988 1 06/30/1989 Huur met optie tot koop voor half miljoen gulden.
Richard Sneekes FC Volendam Loan start 06/22/1988 07/01/1988 1 06/30/1989 Richard Sneekes wordt betrokken in een 1 jarige ruil, Wim Jonk wordt tegelijkertijd gehuurd van Volendam door Ajax.
Ronald Spelbos None Retired 07/01/1988
Frank Stapleton Le Havre Transfer 07/01/1988 Onbekend wanneer deze transfer heeft plaatsgevonden, maar Frank Stapleton zat aan het begin van seizoen 1988-89 niet bij de selectie van Ajax.
Elfried Velman De Graafschap Transfer 07/01/1988 2
Rob de Wit None Retired 07/01/1988
Edo Ophof AZ Transfer 07/14/1988 07/14/1988
Erik de Haan MVV Loan start 08/15/1988 08/15/1988 1 06/30/1989 1 jaar huur met optie tot koop.
Hennie Meijer FC Groningen Loan start 08/18/1988 08/18/1988 06/30/1990 Huur met optie tot koop voor 700000 gulden.
Alistair Dick Frankston Pines Transfer 01/01/1989 Het is niet bekend wanneer Alistair Dick precies vertrekt bij Ajax. Hij mag van Ajax vertrekken en is onder andere in November op proef bij Newcastle United.
Hans Werdekker Willem II Loan start 12/28/1988 01/01/1989 0.5 06/30/1989 Huur met optie tot koop
Lloyd Doesburg None Deceased 06/07/1989 Lloyd Doesburg is 1 van de slachtoffers van de SLM ramp.
Players who came/will come
Player Previous Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Wim Jonk FC Volendam Loan start 06/22/1988 07/01/1988 Het eerste seizoen is er sprake van een ruil voor 1 jaar met Richard Sneekes.
Mark Verkuyl FC Groningen Transfer 05/17/1988 07/01/1988 3 06/30/1991 317,646
Rudy Henk Verveer Unknown Unknown 07/01/1988 11,345
Hans Werdekker Willem II Transfer 04/16/1988 07/01/1988 3 06/30/1991 226,890 Verschillende bedragen worden genoemd, varierend van 4 tot 6 ton
Ron Willems FC Twente Transfer 04/15/1988 07/01/1988 2 06/30/1990 816,804 Uit De Telegraaf van 15 April 1988.
Stefan Pettersson Goteborg Transfer 05/21/1988 08/15/1988 3 06/30/1991 1,315,963 Officieel niet bekend gemaakt, maar ingeschat op 2.9 miljoen gulden.
Players who signed their first contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Frank de Boer 07/01/1988 06/30/1991
Ronald de Boer 07/01/1988 06/30/1991
Marcel Keizer 07/01/1988
Bryan Roy 07/01/1988 06/30/1991
Marciano Vink 07/01/1988 06/30/1990
Players who renewed their contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Arnold Mühren 07/01/1988 1 06/30/1989
Erik Regtop 07/01/1988 1 06/30/1989
John van 't Schip 07/01/1988 3 06/30/1991
Jan Wouters 10/23/1988 07/01/1988 6 06/30/1994
Youthplayers who joined the Ajax academy
Player Previous Club Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Jeffrey van As Roodenburg 07/01/1988
Quido Lanzaat Unknown 07/01/1988
Youri Mulder SDO 07/01/1988 Onbekend wanneer hij precies bij Ajax is gaan spelen, maar in 1988-89 komt hij voor Ajax 2 uit.
Marc Stuut Unknown 07/01/1988

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
Dennis Bergkamp 30 13 3 3 1 34 16 1 35 16
Danny Blind 30 2 4 34 2 2 36 2
Frank de Boer 28 2 30 30
Ronald de Boer 16 5 1 17 5 17 5
Lloyd Doesburg 3 1 4 4
Wim Jonk 17 6 2 2 21 6 2 23 6
Marcel Keizer 1 1 1
Peter Larsson 14 1 2 2 18 1 2 20 1
Stanley Menzo 32 4 2 38 2 40
Arnold Mühren 19 4 3 1 1 23 5 2 25 5
Stefan Pettersson 25 13 3 1 2 2 30 16 30 16
Bryan Roy 29 5 2 31 5 1 32 5
John van 't Schip 25 2 4 2 31 2 2 33 2
Arnold Scholten 28 2 2 2 32 2 2 34 2
Mark Verkuyl 31 7 4 1 2 1 37 9 2 39 9
Frank Verlaat 3 1 4 4
Marciano Vink 2 1 1 1 4 1 4 1
Hans Werdekker 5 2 7 7
Ron Willems 1 1 2 3
Aron Winter 27 5 2 3 2 31 8 2 33 8
Richard Witschge 14 3 1 1 18 1 18 1
Rob Witschge 29 7 4 1 2 35 8 2 37 8
Jan Wouters 22 1 4 1 27 1 2 29 1
Total 431 74 51 11 26 3 508 88 26 534 88

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