The early Premier league match of Sunday afternoon will begin in the coming season at 12.15 pm instead of 12.30 pm. It is the most important change in the club chair that Tuesday, by the KNVB was presented.
The other start times will remain the same, according to the provisional schedule.
“With the advent of the Video, Assistant Referee (VAR), it is desirable that there is more time between the end of the first zondagwedstrijd and the start of the 14.30-contest”, explains manager competitiezaken Jan Bluyssen of the change compared to previous years.
“With the sporting aspects a high priority and in consultation with clubs, supporters, local authorities, police and FOX Sports , we think the puzzle of the season 2018/2019 well-placed and with a be as honest as possible program to have fulfilled the wishes of everyone.”
The Premier league begins on Friday evening August 10, PEC Zwolle-sc Heerenveen. In the first turn of the game takes champion PSV at home against FC Utrecht and find Ajax in own home, Heracles Almelo. Feyenoord is on a visit to The County.
The first topper is on Sunday, september 23 played, when PSV and Ajax together to 16.45 hours take in Eindhoven.
The Jupiler League will start on Friday 17 August, a week later than the Premier league. In the first round are degradanten FC Twente and Sparta Rotterdam directly opposite each other.
Roda JC, that was also from the Premier league relegated, with Ajax on the first day. The Amsterdammers were last season champion in the Jupiler League, but may as beloftenploeg not to do a phd.