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1971–72 KNVB Cup

1971–72 KNVB Cup

The 54th edition of the KNVB Cup started on January 9, 1972. The final was played on May 11, 1972: Ajax beat FC Den Haag 3–2 and won the cup for the seventh time.

Defending championsAjax
Runners-upFC Den Haag
← 1970–71
1972–73 →


  • All 18 participants of the Eredivisie 1971–72

  • 14 participants of the Eerste Divisie 1971–72

First round

The matches of the first round were played on January 9, 1972.

Home teamResultAway team
sc Heerenveen10–1SpartaE
Heracles11–4Go Ahead EaglesE
NECE2–1Roda JC1
PSVE2–0FC Eindhoven1
TelstarE0–1FC Wageningen1
Veendam10–1FC VolendamE
Willem II11–2ExcelsiorE
Home teamResultAway team
DWSE1–0Vitesse ArnhemE(on January 7)
AjaxE8–3PEC Zwolle1
AZ'6711–1 (p)FC Den HaagE
FC GroningenE1–0FC Den BoschE
FeyenoordE3–0Blauw Wit1
Fortuna SC11–0FC TwenteE
HFC Haarlem12–0FC UtrechtE

E Eredivisie; 1 Eerste Divisie

Round of 16

The matches of the round of 16 were played on February 11, 13 and 20, 1972.

Home teamResultAway team
Excelsior3–0HFC Haarlem
FC Groningen3–4 (aet)FC Wageningen
MVV1–2FC Den Haag
Sparta(p) 2-2Feyenoord
FC Volendam1–0PSV
Ajax3–0Go Ahead Eagles
Fortuna Sittard1–0DWS

Quarter finals

The quarter finals were played on March 15 and 29, 1972.

Home teamResultAway team
Fortuna Sittard0–0 (p)FC Wageningen
Sparta0–1FC Den Haag
FC Volendam1–0Excelsior


The semi-finals were played on April 11 and 12, 1972.

Home teamResultAway team
Ajax2–0FC Volendam
FC Den Haag2–0FC Wageningen


Ajax3–2FC Den Haag
Mühren (p)
May 11, 1972
Stadion Feijenoord
Attendance: 60.000
Van Eeden
(p) Mansveld

Ajax also were the champions of the Eredivisie, thereby taking the double. They would participate in the European Cup, so finalists FC Den Haag would participate in the Cup Winners' Cup.

See also

  • Eredivisie 1971–72

  • Eerste Divisie 1971–72


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