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Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːjɑks]), an aw AFC Ajax or Ajax Amsterdam, is a Dutch profeesional fitbaw club based in Amsterdam. Historically, Ajax (namit efter the legendar Greek hero) is the maist successful club in the Netherlands, wi 33 Eredivisie titles an 18 KNVB Cups. Alang wi PSV Eindhoven an Feyenoord, it is ane o the kintra's "big three" clubs who hae dominatit Dutch fitbaw, as well as bein the anerly three clubs that hae niver been relegatit frae the top diveesion.

Ajax
Ajax Amsterdam.svg
Full name Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax
Nickname(s) de Godenzonen (the sons o the Gods), Ajacieden, de Joden (the Jews), de Amsterdammers (the Amsterdammers), I Lancieri (The Lancers), Lucky Ajax
Foondit 18 Mairch 1900; 119 years ago (1900-03-18)
Ground Johan Cruijff Arena
Ground Capacity 54.990[1]
Awner AFC Ajax N.V. (EuronextAJAX)
Chairman Hennie Henrichs
Manager Erik ten Hag
League Eredivisie
2018–19 Eredivisie, 1st
Wabsteid Club wabsteid
Current saison

HonoursEedit

Offeecial trophies (recognisit bi UEFA an FIFA)Eedit

NaitionalEedit

1917–18, 1918–19, 1930–31, 1931–32, 1933–34, 1936–37, 1938–39, 1946–47, 1956–57, 1959–60, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1969–70, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1989–90, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1997–98, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14
1916–17, 1942–43, 1960–61, 1966–67, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1978–79, 1982–83, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1992–93, 1997–98, 1998–99, 2001–02, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2009–10
1993, 1994, 1995, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2013

InternaitionalEedit

 
Several o Ajax' international trophies
1972, 1995[2]
1971, 1972, 1973, 1995[2]
1987[2]
1992[2]
1974, 1995[3][4] *(Ajax wan in 1972 an aw, housomeivver, UEFA anerly sanctioned the UEFA Super Cup for the first time in 1973 so the 1972 edition was an unofficial one. Played against Rangers, winners o the 1971–72 European Cup Winners' Cup, it actually went ahead as 'a celebration o the I Centenary of Rangers F.C.' (See belaw) acause Rangers wur servin a ane-year ban at the time imposit bi UEFA for the misbehaviour o their fans. That victory meant Ajax haed wan ivery tournament (5 in total) they entered that year, a feat Celtic achievit in 1967 (wi 6 trophies) an Barcelona (6 trophies an aw) repeatit in 2009)
1972[4]
1962[5]

Ither trophiesEedit

  • Ajax Amsterdam Easter Tournament : 4
1934, 1949, 1950, 1952
1978, 1980, 1985, 1987, 1991, 1992, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
1938
  • Tiel Tournament : 1
1952
1973
  • Molenbeek Tournament : 1
1983
1935
  • HCS Voetbal Cup : 1
1990
1994, 1997
1992
  • Trofeo Villa de Benidorm : 1
1995
  • Trofeo Concepción Arenal : 1
1995
  • Winter Algarve Cup : 1
2003
  • Nicola Ceravalo Tournament : 1
1992
  • Tournoi Indoor de Paris-Bercy : 1
1989
  • VansDirect Trophy : 1
2008
  • Ted Bates Trophy : 1
2009
1988
1978
1993
  • Alfred Berg Cup : 1
2003
  • Total Cup : 1
2005
2010

Club AwairdsEedit

1995
  • European Team o the Year : 4
1969, 1971, 1972, 1973
  • Dutch Sports Team o the Year : 5
1968, 1969, 1972, 1987, 1995[6]
  • Sports Team o the Year : 1
1990
  • Dick van Rijn Trophy : 1
1995
2011, 2013[7]
  • ING Fair Play Award : 2
2013, 2014[8][9]
  • Fair Play Cup : 1
1995
20t Century
  • Best Dutch club efter 50 years o profeesional fitbaw : 1
2004[10]
  • VVCS Best Pitch o the Year : 1
2012
  • Fitbaa shirt o the Year : Ajax awa shirt bi adidas
2013–14[11]
  • The Fower-Fower-Twa Greatest Club Side Iver : Ajax (1965 – 1973)
2013[12]

ReferencesEedit

  1. "AFC Ajax" (PDF). Uefa.com. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Football Europe: AFC Ajax; uefa.com
  3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named autogenerated1
  4. 4.0 4.1 UEFA sanctioned the UEFA Super Cup for the first time in 1973. In 1972 was an unofficial edition and the I Centenary of Rangers F.C. (see History of the UEFA Super Cup in uefa.com).
  5. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Intertoto
  6. "Sportploeg van het Jaar". NOCNSF.nl. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  7. "Ellen van Dijk sportvrouw Amsterdam, Ajax sportploeg". rtvnh.nl. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013.  (in Dutch)
  8. Ajax wint ING Fair Play-prijs, website knvb.nl (14-05-2013)
  9. fair-play-prijs Ajax winnaar ING Fair Play-prijs, website knvb.nl (05-05-2014)
  10. "Ajax beste club betaald voetbal". Ajax.nl. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  11. "Football shirt of the year". Subside Sports. Retrieved 17 May 2014. 
  12. "The Four-Four-Two Greatest Club Side Ever List". In The Stands. Retrieved 15 October 2013. 

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