Netherlands
Country overview

This page shows positions in rankings and best historical results of Netherlands. Dutch association (official name "Royal Netherlands Football Association", FIFA code "NED") was established in 1889. Netherlands is member of FIFA since 1904 and member of UEFA since 1954.

UEFA Country Ranking chart

UEFA Country Ranking is based on the results of each association's clubs in the five previous UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League seasons. The rankings determine the number of places allocated to an association (country) in forthcoming UEFA club competition.

National Ranking UEFA chart

National Ranking UEFA is based on the results of each association's national team in previous FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro qualifications and final tournaments. The rankings determine seeding of national teams in UEFA Euro and UEFA Nations League draws.

Best historical results

Best UEFA Champions League / European Cup results:
-- Since 1999/2000:  Semi-final - PSV Eindhoven (05)
-- 1992/1993 - 1998/1999:
  WINNER - AFC Ajax (95)
-- 1955/1956 - 1991/1992:  WINNER - Feyenoord (70), AFC Ajax (71, 72, 73), PSV Eindhoven (88)

Best UEFA Europa League / UEFA Cup results:
-- Since 2004/2005:
  Runner-up - AFC Ajax (17)
-- 1999/2000 - 2003/2004:
  WINNER - Feyenoord (02)
-- 1971/1972 - 1998/1999:  WINNER - Feyenoord (74), PSV Eindhoven (78), AFC Ajax (92)

Best FIFA World Cup results:
-- Since 1998: 
Runner-up (2010)
-- 1930 - 1994:  Runner-up (1974, 1978)

Best UEFA Euro results:
-- Since 1996:
  Semi-final (2000, 2004)
-- 1960 - 1992:  WINNER (1988)