Season 1998-99

Summary

Season Results
Competition Mat Point Win Drw Loss GF GA F-A Res
Eredivisie 34 57 16 9 9 73 41 32 Endranking: 6
Dutch Cup 5 5 18 2 16 Winner
Dutch Super Cup 1 1 2 -2 Lost in Finale
Champions League (Group A) 6 7 2 1 3 4 6 -2 Endranking: 4

Results

Endranking Eredivisie
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 Feyenoord 34 25 5 4 80 76 38 38
2 Willem II 34 20 5 9 65 69 46 23
3 PSV 34 17 10 7 61 87 55 32
4 Vitesse 34 18 7 9 61 61 44 17
5 Roda JC 34 17 9 8 60 59 40 19
6 Ajax 34 16 9 9 57 73 41 32
7 SC Heerenveen 34 14 12 8 54 53 41 12
8 FC Twente 34 13 13 8 52 51 45 6
9 AZ 34 12 12 10 48 52 60 -8
10 Fortuna Sittard 34 12 8 14 44 49 56 -7
11 NEC 34 10 9 15 39 42 56 -14
12 Utrecht 34 10 8 16 38 54 64 -10
13 De Graafschap 34 8 12 14 36 40 57 -17
14 MVV 34 7 11 16 32 42 63 -21
15 Cambuur Leeuwarden 34 7 11 16 32 37 64 -27
16 RKC Waalwijk 34 6 9 19 27 41 62 -21
17 Sparta Rotterdam 34 7 5 22 26 37 71 -34
18 NAC 34 4 11 19 23 41 61 -20
Endranking Champions League (Group A)
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 Olympiakos Piraeus 6 3 2 1 11 8 6 2
2 Croatia Zagreb 6 2 2 2 8 5 7 -2
3 FC Porto 6 2 1 3 7 11 9 2
4 Ajax 6 2 1 3 7 4 6 -2

Matches

Match Details
Date Competition Round Match Sum. Video Full Video Match Report
8/16/1998 Dutch Super Cup Final Ajax - PSV 0 - 2 (0 - 1)
8/23/1998 Eredivisie 1 Ajax - Willem II 2 - 0 (2 - 0)
8/28/1998 Eredivisie 2 Roda JC - Ajax 0 - 2 (0 - 0)
9/9/1998 Eredivisie 3 Ajax - AZ 5 - 1 (2 - 0)
9/13/1998 Eredivisie 4 Utrecht - Ajax 2 - 2 (1 - 1)
9/16/1998 Champions League (Group A) 1 Croatia Zagreb - Ajax 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
9/20/1998 Eredivisie 5 Ajax - De Graafschap 1 - 1 (1 - 1)
9/23/1998 Eredivisie 6 Fortuna Sittard - Ajax 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
9/27/1998 Eredivisie 7 Ajax - NAC 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
9/30/1998 Champions League (Group A) 2 Ajax - FC Porto 2 - 1 (0 - 0)
10/4/1998 Eredivisie 8 Sparta Rotterdam - Ajax 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
10/18/1998 Eredivisie 9 Ajax - FC Twente 5 - 0 (3 - 0)
10/21/1998 Champions League (Group A) 3 Olympiakos Piraeus - Ajax 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
10/25/1998 Eredivisie 10 Ajax - Cambuur Leeuwarden 4 - 0 (1 - 0)
10/29/1998 Dutch Cup 2 Ajax - UDI '19 9 - 0 (6 - 0)
11/1/1998 Eredivisie 11 NEC - Ajax 0 - 4 (0 - 2)
11/4/1998 Champions League (Group A) 4 Ajax - Olympiakos Piraeus 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
11/8/1998 Eredivisie 12 AZ - Ajax 1 - 1 (0 - 1)
11/11/1998 Eredivisie 13 Ajax - Roda JC 2 - 1 (2 - 0)
11/15/1998 Eredivisie 14 Ajax - PSV 2 - 2 (1 - 2)
11/22/1998 Eredivisie 15 RKC Waalwijk - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
11/25/1998 Champions League (Group A) 5 Ajax - Croatia Zagreb 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
11/29/1998 Eredivisie 16 Vitesse - Ajax 3 - 2 (3 - 0)
12/6/1998 Eredivisie 17 Ajax - MVV 1 - 1 (0 - 0)
12/9/1998 Champions League (Group A) 6 FC Porto - Ajax 3 - 0 (0 - 0)
12/13/1998 Eredivisie 18 Ajax - SC Heerenveen 0 - 0 (0 - 0)
12/20/1998 Eredivisie 19 Feyenoord - Ajax 1 - 1 (0 - 1)
2/4/1999 Dutch Cup 3 Roda JC - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 1)
2/14/1999 Eredivisie 20 FC Twente - Ajax 2 - 1 (1 - 1)
2/17/1999 Eredivisie 21 SC Heerenveen - Ajax 2 - 2 (1 - 0)
2/28/1999 Eredivisie 22 Ajax - Sparta Rotterdam 5 - 1 (2 - 1)
3/7/1999 Eredivisie 23 Ajax - Utrecht 5 - 2 (1 - 1)
3/16/1999 Eredivisie 24 MVV - Ajax 1 - 4 (0 - 3)
3/21/1999 Eredivisie 25 Ajax - Vitesse 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
3/24/1999 Dutch Cup Quarter Final FC Zwolle - Ajax 1 - 2 (0 - 1)
4/4/1999 Eredivisie 26 PSV - Ajax 3 - 1 (0 - 1)
4/11/1999 Eredivisie 27 Cambuur Leeuwarden - Ajax 4 - 1 (2 - 1)
4/14/1999 Dutch Cup Semi Final Ajax - Feyenoord 2 - 1 (1 - 0) Link
4/18/1999 Eredivisie 28 Ajax - Fortuna Sittard 1 - 3 (0 - 0)
4/21/1999 Eredivisie 29 Ajax - NEC 3 - 0 (2 - 0)
4/25/1999 Eredivisie 30 Willem II - Ajax 3 - 1 (1 - 1)
5/2/1999 Eredivisie 31 Ajax - Feyenoord 6 - 0 (1 - 0)
5/9/1999 Eredivisie 32 De Graafschap - Ajax 1 - 3 (1 - 0)
5/13/1999 Dutch Cup Final Ajax - Fortuna Sittard 2 - 0 (2 - 0) Link
5/16/1999 Eredivisie 33 Ajax - RKC Waalwijk 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
5/23/1999 Eredivisie 34 NAC - Ajax 2 - 2 (0 - 0)

Selection

All players who have played for Ajax 1 this season
Player Team Matches Goals Yellow Red Assists Minutes Own Goals Remark
Shota Arveladze A 26 8 1 2 1612
Tijjani Babangida A 24 2 1 1 1253
Danny Blind A 24 3 4 1888
Kevin Bobson Unknown 1 5
Frank de Boer A 22 2 1 1926
Ronald de Boer A 21 3 1 1 1644
Tim de Cler A 15 1 1201
Dani A 26 1 4 2 1598
Dean Gorré A 19 3 1 1115
Jesper Grønkjær A 33 10 3 2 2202
Peter Hoekstra A 29 7 2 2069
Brutil Hosé Unknown 6 1 306
Giorgi Kinkladze A 16 1 895
Richard Knopper A 13 1 1 936
Jari Litmanen A 32 13 1 3 2567
Benni McCarthy A 28 13 3 1620
Andy van der Meijde Unknown 1 12
Mario Melchiot A 30 2 2 3 2457
Kofi Mensah A 21 1430
Sunday Oliseh A 34 3 3 1 2897 1
Andrzej Rudy A 24 2 1 1449
Edwin van der Sar A 46 2 4140
Gerald Sibon A 14 3 490
Tom Sier A 12 1 1 897
Arno Splinter Unknown 6 2 404
Ole Tobiasen A 16 1 3 1388
Ferdi Vierklau A 9 1 726
Wamberto A 37 12 5 4 2812
Richard Witschge A 42 3 5 10 3558
Selection of Team A
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Fred Grim Keeper Contract
Edwin van der Sar Keeper Contract
Danny Blind Defender Contract
Frank de Boer Defender Contract 01/15/1999
Tim de Cler Defender Contract
Mario Melchiot Defender Contract
Kofi Mensah Defender Contract
Tom Sier Defender Contract
Ole Tobiasen Defender Contract
Ferdi Vierklau Defender Contract 03/08/1999
Ronald de Boer Midfielder Contract 01/15/1999
Dani Midfielder Contract
Dean Gorré Midfielder Contract
Giorgi Kinkladze Midfielder Contract
Jari Litmanen Midfielder Contract
Sunday Oliseh Midfielder Contract
Andrzej Rudy Midfielder Contract
Richard Witschge Midfielder Contract
Shota Arveladze Forward Contract
Tijjani Babangida Forward Contract
Jesper Grønkjær Forward Contract
Peter Hoekstra Forward Contract
Richard Knopper Forward Contract
Benni McCarthy Forward Contract
Gerald Sibon Forward Contract
Wamberto Forward Contract
Selection of Team Young
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Marc Stuut Midfielder Contract
Selection of Team Loan Out
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
John O'Brien Defender Contract 07/01/1998 06/30/1999
Mariano Juan Midfielder Contract 07/01/1998 06/30/1999
Rody Turpijn Forward Contract 02/16/1999 06/30/1999
Selection of Team Unknown
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Casper Nelis Keeper Unknown
Arno Splinter Defender Contract
Raphael Supusepa Defender Contract
Chedric Seedorf Midfielder No Contract
Kevin Bobson Forward Contract
Cedric van der Gun Forward Contract
Brutil Hosé Forward Contract
Christopher Kanu Forward Contract
Froylán Ledezma Forward Contract
Andy van der Meijde Forward Contract
Jurgen Seedorf Unknown No Contract
Selection of Team Youth
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Marco van Duin Keeper No Contract
Maarten Stekelenburg Keeper No Contract
John Heitinga Defender No Contract
Donovan Slijngard Defender No Contract
Christian Supusepa Defender No Contract
Gregory van der Wiel Defender No Contract
Mitchell Donald Midfielder No Contract
Urby Emanuelson Midfielder No Contract
Frank Olijve Midfielder No Contract
Jeffrey Sarpong Midfielder No Contract
John Goossens Forward No Contract
Aras Özbiliz Forward No Contract
Selection of Team Youth D
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Ryan Babel Forward No Contract
Selection of Team Youth E
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Deniz Aslan Defender No Contract
Selection of Team Youth F
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Daley Blind Defender No Contract
Others active at Ajax
Player Role Contract Type Contract From Contract To Remark
Morten Olsen Head coach Contract 12/12/1998
Jan Wouters Head coach Contract 12/12/1998
Bobby Haarms Assistant coach Contract
Pim van Dord Fysio therapist Contract
Michael van Praag President No Contract
Arie van Os Treasurer No Contract
David Endt Team Manager Contract

Transfers

Players who left/will leave
Player Next Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Milan Berck Beelenkamp Genoa Transfer 04/29/1998 07/01/1998
Andriy Demchenko Metaloerh Zaporizja Transfer 07/01/1998
Mariano Juan Racing Club de Avellaneda Loan start 07/01/1998 1
Michael Laudrup None Retired 05/01/1998 07/01/1998
John O'Brien Utrecht Loan start 05/10/1998 07/01/1998 1 06/30/1999
Dennis Schulp Willem II Transfer 06/24/1998 07/01/1998 4 06/30/2002
Jeroen Verhoeven RKC Waalwijk Transfer 07/01/1998
Frank de Boer Barcelona Transfer 01/15/1999 01/15/1999 11,000,000
Ronald de Boer Barcelona Transfer 01/15/1999 01/15/1999
Rody Turpijn De Graafschap Loan start 02/16/1999 02/16/1999 06/30/1999
Chedric Seedorf Real Madrid Unknown 04/14/1999 04/01/1999
Jurgen Seedorf Real Madrid Unknown 04/14/1999 04/01/1999
Players who came/will come
Player Previous Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Jesper Grønkjær Aalborg BK Transfer 09/30/1997 07/01/1998 5,000,000 Volgens zijn wiki pagina.
Giorgi Kinkladze Manchester City Transfer 05/11/1998 07/01/1998 5 06/30/2003 6,800,000
Benni McCarthy Ajax Cape Town Transfer 07/01/1998 06/30/2003
Wamberto Standard Luik Transfer 07/01/1998 06/30/2003
Ferdi Vierklau Tenerife Transfer 03/08/1999 03/08/1999 06/30/2004 7,300,000
Players who signed their first contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Cedric van der Gun 07/01/1998 06/30/2002 Onzeker wanneer hij het eerste contract tekent, gaan ervanuit dat het zomer 1998 ingaat. Wel duidelijk dat het zomer 2002 eindigt.
Brutil Hosé 07/01/1998 06/30/2003
John O'Brien 03/08/1998 07/01/1998 3 06/30/2001
Marc Stuut 07/01/1998 3 06/30/2001 Onbekend wanneer hij een contract tekent, wel bekend dat het zomer 2001 afloopt.
Players who renewed their contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Danny Blind 07/13/1998 07/01/1998 1 06/30/1999
Fred Grim 12/02/1997 07/01/1998 4 06/30/2002
Youthplayers who joined the Ajax academy
Player Previous Club Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Ryan Babel Fortius 07/01/1998
Daniel Cruz Academica Futbol de Tucaman 07/01/1998
Mitchell Donald Zeeburgia 07/01/1998
John Goossens SV HBC 07/01/1998
Sherjill MacDonald De Volewijckers 07/01/1998
Aaron Mokoena Jomo Cosmos 07/01/1998
Danilo Sousa Campos Standard Luik 07/01/1998
Aras Özbiliz HVV Hollandia 09/01/1998

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
Shota Arveladze 19 7 3 1 3 1 26 8 26 8
Tijjani Babangida 18 2 2 4 24 2 24 2
Danny Blind 19 3 1 3 1 24 3 24 3
Kevin Bobson 1 1 1
Frank de Boer 15 2 1 6 22 2 22 2
Ronald de Boer 15 3 1 5 21 3 21 3
Tim de Cler 12 3 15 15
Dani 18 1 1 6 1 26 1 26 1
Dean Gorré 14 1 3 1 2 1 19 3 19 3
Jesper Grønkjær 25 8 4 2 4 33 10 33 10
Peter Hoekstra 21 6 2 1 5 1 29 7 29 7
Brutil Hosé 5 1 6 6
Giorgi Kinkladze 12 1 2 1 16 16
Richard Knopper 11 2 1 13 1 13 1
Jari Litmanen 23 11 4 1 4 1 1 32 13 32 13
Benni McCarthy 19 11 4 2 5 28 13 28 13
Andy van der Meijde 1 1 1
Mario Melchiot 24 1 4 1 1 1 30 2 30 2
Kofi Mensah 15 4 2 21 21
Sunday Oliseh 25 3 3 5 1 34 3 34 3
Andrzej Rudy 18 1 2 3 1 1 24 2 24 2
Edwin van der Sar 34 5 6 1 46 46
Gerald Sibon 11 2 2 1 1 14 3 14 3
Tom Sier 8 2 2 12 12
Arno Splinter 5 1 2 6 2 6 2
Ole Tobiasen 11 4 1 16 16
Ferdi Vierklau 8 1 9 9
Wamberto 27 8 5 4 4 1 37 12 37 12
Richard Witschge 32 2 4 5 1 1 42 3 42 3
Total 466 72 65 17 83 4 13 627 93 627 93

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