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1979-80 KNVB Cup

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1979-80 KNVB Cup

Country Netherlands
Teams 46
Champions Feyenoord
Runners-up Ajax

The 62nd edition of the KNVB Cup started on September 1, 1979. The final was played on May 17, 1980: Feyenoord beat Ajax 3–1 and won the cup for the fifth time. During the quarter and semi-finals, two-legged matches were held.


First round

The matches of the first round were played on September 1 and September 2, 1979.

Home team Result Away team
Fortuna Sittard 1 2–1 SC Heracles 1
sc Heerenveen 1 2–1 (aet) SC Veendam 1
SC Amersfoort 1 4–0 EHC A
SVV 1 (p) 1-1 ROHDA Raalte A
Telstar 1 2–1 RVC '33 A
FC Volendam 1 0–1 SC Cambuur 1
FC Wageningen 1 1–2 RKAV Volendam A
Home team Result Away team
Achilles'29 A 0–1 VUC A
VV DOVO A 5–3 (aet) ACV A
DS '79 1 2–1 Helmond Sport 1
FC Eindhoven 1 (p) 2-2 FC Vlaardingen 1
FC Amsterdam 1 3–0 VV Geldrop/AEK A
FC Den Bosch 1 (p) 0-0 FC Groningen 1
FC VVV 1 0–4 De Graafschap 1

1 Eerste Divisie; A Amateur teams

Second round

The matches of the second round were played on October 13 and 14, 1979. The Eredivisie clubs entered the tournament here.

Home team Result Away team
NAC E 1–2 FC Amsterdam
NEC E 4–1 RKAV Volendam
Roda JC E 3–0 sc Heerenveen
SC Cambuur 1–4 PSV E
SVV 0–6 AZ'67 E
Telstar 0–4 Go Ahead Eagles E
Vitesse E 3–1 MVV E
Willem II E 2–4 FC Twente E
Home team Result Away team
De Graafschap 2–2 (p) SC Amersfoort
VV DOVO 1–4 PEC Zwolle E
FC Eindhoven 1–2 DS '79
Excelsior E 0–1 Sparta E
FC Den Bosch 0–3 FC Utrecht E
FC Den Haag E 5–1 VUC
Feyenoord E 3–2 Fortuna Sittard
HFC Haarlem E 2–4 Ajax E

E Eredivisie

Round of 16

The matches of the round of 16 were played between February 13 and 17, 1980.

Home team Result Away team
Ajax 3–1 [1] Vitesse
AZ'67 2–0 FC Utrecht
DS '79 1–3 PEC Zwolle
Feyenoord 4–0 FC Twente
Go Ahead Eagles 1–2 (aet) Sparta
PSV 3–0 FC Amsterdam
Roda JC 5–1 [1] NEC
SC Amersfoort 1–8 FC Den Haag

Quarter finals

The quarter finals were played on February 27 and March 12, 1980.

Team 1 Aggregate Team 2 Match 1 Match 2
Ajax 9–5 Roda JC 5–1 4–4
AZ'67 2–2 (a) Sparta 2–1 0–1
FC Den Haag 3–4 PSV 3–1 0–3
Feyenoord 5–2 PEC Zwolle 3–0 2–2


The semi-finals were played on April 16 and 30, 1980.

Team 1 Aggregate Team 2 Match 1 Match 2
PSV 2–3 Ajax 1–2 1–1
Sparta 1–4 Feyenoord 1–0 0–4


Feyenoord 3–1 Ajax
1–1: Pétursson (p)
2–1: De Leeuw
3–1: Pétursson
May 17, 1980
Stadion Feijenoord
0–1: Arnesen

Feyenoord would participate in the Cup Winners' Cup.

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