Football season 2019/20 starts early
The first competitieronde of the eredivisie takes place in the first weekend of August (August 2-4). A week later, on Friday August 9, kicks the Kitchen Champion Division. The battle for the Johan Cruijff Scale is on Sunday 28 July.
The KNVB and the clubs have for several reasons decided to make an early start. ,,So we have less midweekse speelrondes necessary. Also provides an earlier start advantage for the teams in the European preliminaries play. These teams are, in fact, than earlier in the season to respond”, let THE manager competitiezaken Jan Bluyssen know.
,,Also we must take into account the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020. Of course, we realize well that this but still in the holiday period, and that this from supporterskant is undesirable, but on the basis of these points we have together with the clubs decided to make an early start.”
The final of the KNVB cup is on 19 april 2020 played. The season ends on 24 may with the final play-offwedstrijden.