P.S.V. Eindhoven

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P.S.V. Eindhoven
Full name Philips Sport Vereniging
Founded 1913
Ground Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
(capacity: 35,119)
Chairman Tiny Sanders
Manager Philip Cocu
League Eredivisie
2013/14 Eredivisie, ?

Philips Sport Vereniging (English: Philips Sports Union), widely known either as PSV or PSV Eindhoven, is a sports club from Eindhoven, Netherlands. It is best known for its professional football (soccer) section.  EngelsGenesisFirst PSV logo Saturday 12 december 1910 is the Philips Teamfounded by employees of Philips. This football club is the forerunner of PSV. In the minutes of 20 January 1911 are the names of the founders to find, these are Formenoij andHeijnemeier, Secretary and President Bani hacker, Maheshwari,Vasquez, Henry Hammond and Willem Schouten (the latter two are also the co-founders of PSV). The team's colors are a wine-coloured shirt with white collar and black trousers.Sunday 15 January 1911 the Philips Team plays its first game at the exact same location where Frederiklaan on now the Philips Stadium. NadatAnton Philips under loud cheers in an open carto the field has carried out his five-year-old son, Frits Philipskick-off. Opponent is the reserve team of Hollandia fromWoensel. Philips Team won 4-0 by goals from Van der Slooten,Bouchotte, Laing and WiegerinkZondag 31 August 1913, with the approval of Gerard and Anton Philips, a sports association founded where different sports could be practiced, including football. The Association is established by and for staff of Philips.The Philips Team joins 22 October 1913 with the Philips ' SportVereeniging but retains the name Philips Team to 31 October 1916. The official founding date of the Philips team is 12december1910 and of PSV 31 August 1913. In the beginningcould only Philips staff member, but also people from outside the company from 1928mochten at PSV  Of personnel to professional football clubPSV did in 1914 for the first time in the competition and in 1921it played already in the highest class of Dutch football. After a demotion to the second division in 1925 promoted PSV a year later to the first division. PSV plays continuously at the highest level since 1926. PSV was first Dutch champion in 1929door afterthe district Championship also the Championship League to win.In april 1933 the Division football financial disconnected from the umbrella organization. PSV won its second nationalchampionship in 1935 and won the KNVB Cup for the first timein1950. PSV was in 1955, shortly after, the first Dutch footballassociation who took part in the tournament for the CoupeEuropéenne, the forerunner of the current UEFA Champions League. PSV had already conquered, except in three league titlesin 1929, 1935 also in 1951. Big man behind the PSV at that timeFrans Otten, Chairman of the Philips Federation and sports fanwho took care of the right facilities for the athletes, including forthe football players. In 1963, the first championship in theconquered, but PSV went some heavy years. The "sponsorship"from Philips was reversed, partly under pressure from trade unions, then in 1961 Frits Philips came to be at the head of the group. Only in the early 1970s, investment increase again. GOLDEN PERIOD  EngelsMid 1970s was the first golden period for the club. AlsWilly van der Kuijlen with footballers and the brothers Willy and René van de Kerkhof PSV won several national awards. In 1978 the UEFACup won. The final battle was decided on aggregate in whichPSV too strong turned out for the FranseBastia. After a 0-0 inFrance was won 3-0 at home. The second half of the 1980s was the best period in the club's history. Between 1986 and1992werd the club six times national champion and won the KNVB Cup three times. The absolute highlight took place in1988 when PSV, led by coach Guus Hiddink, on May 25, the European Cup football club tournament won by Benfica on penalties in the final to beat. PSV also played in that year in Tokyo for the World Cup which it lost to Club Nacional de Football from Montevideo. After the score tied after 120 minutes PSV lost the penalty shootout 7-6. Key players during this period included goalkeeper Hans van Breukelen, RonaldKoeman, the Dane Søren Lerby and the Belgian Erik Gerets.

 EngelsPhilips StadiumSee main article: Philips Stadium. Eindhoven, Philips StadionPSVplays its home games at the Philips Stadium. The stadium is located in the Strijp district in the Philips village, near the city centre of Eindhoven. The current stands are built in severalphases. The last major changes date from 2000, when thecorners were densely built area. The stands are 33 meters high and the field is 105 m long and 68 m wide. [3] since the season 2005/2006, all fences around the field disappeared. The entire Stadium has heated stand places and the capacity is 35.000 spectators. Commission related to a possible candidacy ofNetherlands (along with Belgium) for the World Cup 2018 will be examined whether an expansion of the stadium to 43,000seats feasible; the minimum capacity for a World Cup Stadium is42,000. Another reason is the maximum available number ofseason tickets. In the season 2008/2009, PSV the maximum number of season tickets sold and there is a waiting list of approximately 5000 people, then placement on the waiting list is no longer possible. Several companies have an Office or shop inthe stadium and there are also two restaurants, one of which has been awarded a Michelin star. The soil of the Philips stadium is in the possession of the municipality of Eindhoven.

KitThe official team wear of PSV consists of a red and white vertical striped shirt, black pants and white socks. Over the years, PSV shirt changed regularly, sometimes completely red, sometimes completely white, or thin and thick stripes. A shirt was introduced with seven equal stripes, four white and three red. The red color was officially recorded as pms 106 (PSV-red) and location of the club logo as anywhere on the chest. [20] the current away kit consists of black and Philips blue blocks, with black pants and Philips-blue stockings. The blocks represent the flag of North Brabant, but in a different color. On the sleeves is a red and white checkered Court, according to the flag of North Brabant, up to the shoulders. PSV has since the introduction of the shirt sponsorship in 1982 one shirt sponsor, Philips. The background to the text Philips is always one color. In the season 1994/95 has PSV some matches with Philips on a fully striped shirt played, but that's changed during the season because of the reduced readability. PSV has three clothing sponsors had since 1970. Nike clothing sponsor of PSV in 1995. The sponsorship contract was extended until the season 2014-2015. PSV EINDHOVEN closed an agreement with Umbro over the sponsorship of the clothing by 2015-2016 to 2010-2021. For several years, are new shirts released every two years. In even-numbered years gets PSV a new home Kit, in the odd years a new away kit. For Nike Adidas was the sponsor. From 1974 to 1995 stood their logo on the shirt. Le Coq Sportif was the first sponsor of PSV, from 1970 to 1974. In honor of the centenary on 31 August 2013 was there for the season 2013/2014 chosen for a red home shirt with white shorts and white socks. The letters of the logo of main sponsor Philips and clothing sponsor Nike were gold colored. After that, the style of previous years back, albeit not that the red and white stripes were reversed. Instead of a red stripe in the Middle, is a white stripe in the middle. Also was there again with black pants and white stockings played. Kledingsponsor Shirtsponsor Shirtsponsor rug1970-1974Le Coq Sportif period 1974-1995Philips1995-2015Nike2011-2015Freo2015-2020Umbro 1995Adidas1984-2016-2020Nog not known

Title[change | change source]

  • Dutch League Winner(21x)

1929, 1935, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2015

  • KNVB bowl(9x)

1950, 1974, 1976, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1996, 2005, 2012 2015

  • Super Cup (1x)


  • Johan Cruijff Schaal (8x)

1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2008, 2012

  • Europacup I (before Champions League) (1x)


  • UEFA Cup (1x)


League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Eredivisie Champions
2001/02 Eredivisie 2nd
2002/03 Eredivisie Champions
2003/04 Eredivisie 2nd
2004/05 Eredivisie Champions
2005/06 Eredivisie Champions
2006/07 Eredivisie Champions
2007/08 Eredivisie Champions
2008/09 Eredivisie 4th
2009/10 Eredivisie 3rd
2010/11 Eredivisie 3rd
2011/12 Eredivisie 3rd
2012/13 Eredivisie 2rd

Former position[change | change source]