FC Den Bosch

FC Den Bosch

This football club has a very touching motto and a deeply established tradition. It’s also a good example of the meaning such clubs for local communities in not-so-big cities from all over the world.

FC Den Bosch is a football club from the Netherlands. In its books it’s written that August 18, 1965 was the date when the team has been established. But this club has its roots reaching into XIX century. Why? Because FC Den Bosch predecessors were The Willhelmins (established in 1890) and then BVV (established 1905).

During all this years, FC Den Bosch has its moments of glory. In 1947, reached the Dutch champion title (playing as BVV) and in 1991 was the winner of The Dutch Cup. FC Den Bosch was also the winner of Eerste Divisie in the Netherlands (second national league) five times. It’s quite impressive, especially when you’ll take a look into the Den Bosch city. Currently, around 150,000 people is living there. So it’s not a typical great city hosting great football team. And we know that football is very important in such local communities. It’s about identity, tradition and memories.

FC Den Bosch gave the world one of the best and most prolific players in the history of football. Ruud van Nistelrooy, former striker of such clubs like PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, Real Madrid and also Dutch national team (70 appearances, 35 goals) was a player of the club from 1993 to 1997. Then he was growing to the level by which he impressed the world a few years later.

Since 2005, FC Den Bosch has been playing in the Dutch Eerste Divisie and dreaming about the return to the national highest league. Who knows? Maybe in the upcoming seasons the boys from the city of Den Bosch will bring the club back to its place.

News

FC Den Bosch - FC Oss 3:0

This number makes an impression. FC Den Bosch beat FC Oss 3:0 and it was the 16th match in a row without a defeat! FC Den Bosch's players needed less than 20 minutes to secure the victory in this match. The result was opened by Stefano Beltrame, who opened the scorers sheet in the 58th minute. In the 66th minute the same player scored his second goal, and in the 75th minute the result of the match was determined by Sven Blummel. It's also worth noting that in this match the new FC Den Bosch player Vincent Veremeij made his debut. He entered the field after the break and made a great performance - scored 2 assists by Beltrame's goals.

Great player has joined FC Den Bosch

In the fight for promotion to Eredivisie, FC Den Bosch took a very interesting step on the transfer market. The team sponsored by FutureNet has loaned Vincent Vermeij from Heracles Almelo (Eredivisie) until the end od the season. Vincent Vermeij is 24 years-old and plays the striker's position. In the current season of Eredivisie, he appeared in 8 matches and scored 1 goal. In Heracles Almelo, which has been doing well so far in the league and is now 6th place, Veremeij didn't have much chance to get more minutes on the pitch. That's why he decided to transfer to FC Den Bosch - to play more and gain experience. In the new club he will play until the end of the season, and the team from Den Bosch has reserved the right to buy his contract. The first club of Vincent Vermeij was the legendary football school of Ajax Amsterdam. In 2014, he joined De Graafschap, and in August 2016 he became a player of Herlacles Almelo. Vermeij's talent was noticed by the coaches of the Dutch national team: the new striker of FC Den Bosch played 5 matches and score 1 goal for the youth Oranje teams.


FC Dordrecht - FC Den Bosch 2:6

Such victories, especially in away games, don't happen very often. FC Den Bosch defeated FC Dordrecht 6:2 and strengthened their lead in the Dutch Eerste Divisie. FC Dordrecht is currently the weakest team in the league. Therefore, it could be expected that FC Den Bosch will score 3 points in this match. And it happened, but the scale of victory is a surprise. The team, of which FutureNet is the sponsor, demolished the rival: scored 6 goals and lost only 2. Such a result at someone else's stadium is a big success. Before halftime, there was nothing to indicate that FC Den Bosch would win so high. In 12. minute, the guest team took the lead after the goal scored by Vaisanen. The hosts leveled out in 39. minute when Smith scored. The bag with goals disbanded just after the break when Breedijk scored an own goal. A moment later it was 4:1 for FC Den Bosch, after Marchioni and Vaisanen scored. In 67. minute guests raised the result of the match with a goal scored by Veerbek, and two minutes later another FC Dordrecht player, this time Stankov, find a way to the goal - unfortunately, his own. Then in the 82nd minute, Cijntje scored the second goal for the home team.


FC Den Bosch has signed a contract with the new player

A winter break in competitions is a good time to strengthen the team’s squad. This step was taken by the heads of FC Den Bosch, a Dutch football team supported by FutureNet. Young Georgian, Levan Jordania joined the FC Den Bosch. Levan Jordania is 22-years-old and plays as a midfielder. His previous club was FC Eindhoven, another 1st league club in the Netherlands. He spent only 6 months in his former club. Levan learned football in the youth teams of Vitesse Arnhem. In the winter break, Spaniard Iker Hernandez said farewell to FC Den Bosch as he decided to continue his football career outside of Europe. Iker went to Bolivia (South America) and became a player of the Bolivar club. In the fall of 2018, Iker Hernandez made 4 appearances at FC Den Bosch.


Great finish of 2018 for FC Den Bosch

FC Den Bosch will spen the winter break as the leader of Eerste Divisie in the Netherlands! In the last match of 2018, the team sponsored by FutureNet defeated Roda Kerkrade 2-0 and remained on the seat of the leader. It was an important match for FC Den Bosch. It's a tight queue at the top of the league and the differences between teams are minimal - only 2 points between the leader and the team from the place number 4! It shows how tough the battle in the Dutch Eerste Divisie is. FC Den Bosch is dealing quite good with this pressure. In the key match of December and the last match of 2018, our team defeated Roda Kerkrade 2:0. The result of the meeting was opened by Sven Blummel in 29th minutes, and in the second half Stefano Beltrame raised the score to 2:0 after the penalty goal. After this victory FC Den Bosch has 40 points and leads in the league. Go Ahead Eagles (39 points) is second, the third place belongs to Sparta Rotterdam (38 points), and fourth to Twente Enschede (38 points). The fight for promotion to Eeredivis will take place between this four.


Go Ahead Eagles – FC Den Bosch 0:0

The fight for promotion to Eredivisie, the best football league in the Netherlands, will be difficult this season. The favorites will definitely not let go. In a direct game between the league’s favourites, FC Den Bosch tied with Go Ahead Eagles 0:0. After the weekend series of matches, the differences in points between the 4 top teams in the league are minimal. The first is Sparta Rotterdam (38 points), FC Den Bosch holds second place (37 points), the third is Go Ahead Eagles (36 points), and the fourth place is occupied by Twente Enschede (35 points). As you can see, any loss of points can launch significant changes at the head of the table immediately. Before the match against Go Ahead, FC Den Bosch was the league leader. But it was certain that this title would be difficult to preserve. Go Ahead is a very difficult opponent this season, and was also the host of this meeting. However, FC Den Bosch managed to gain a valuable point in the opponent’s area. It wasn’t easy, because for over 30 minutes the team from Den Bosch played in 10 after a red card for Danny Holla. But the didn’t manage to take advantage from he weakness of the Den Bosch team. A draw with Go Ahead means that FC Den Bosch dropped from the first place in the table and taken over by Sparta Rotterdam. But the team supported by FutureNet loses only a point to the leader, so the further battle in the league will certainly be very even.


FC Den Bosch fights to stay as the Dutch Eerste Divisie leader

To stay on the leader's seat - this is the key goal of FC Den Bosch football team in a match against NEC Nijmegen. The game will be played on Friday, December 7 at 8 p.m. In the previous series of matches, FC Den Bosch drew with Jong FC Utrecht 1:1. This result was a surprise, because the team from Utrecht is one of the weakest in the league, and FC Den Bosch has a strong place at the top of the table. However, it turned out that the point won in Utrecht was very valuable for the team from Den Bosch. Why? Because it allowed to be promote to the 1st place in the table! Currently FC Den Bosch has 33 points - one more than Go Ahead Eagles and Sparta Rotterdam. This shows that the team sponsored by FutureNet must maintain the pace because rivals are not asleep. The next opportunity to get another set of points will be on Friday, December 7. Team from Den Bosch will play against NEC Nijmegen. This is a team from the center of the table - so far, NEC has collected 25 points and takes 9th place. The team plays checkered, in the last three games it won, lost and drew respectively. This allows us to believe that FC Den Bosch - as the favorite of this match - will win the next three points, strengthening the position of the leader in Dutch Eerste Divisie.


FC Den Bosch has become the leader of Dutch 1st football league!

Consistency and hard work pays off. FC Den Bosch has jumped to the leader’s place in the Dutch 1st football league! After 16 games of the season, FC Den Bosch has 10 wins, 3 draws, only 3 defeats and 33 points in total. Currently, Den Bosch has a single point of advantage over Go Ahead Eagles (2nd place) and Sparta Rotterdam (3rd place). In addition, the fourth team currently in the league, FC Oss, has 30 points and is very near to the top of the league. This means that the team sponsored by FutureNet must maintain the good form in the next matches to remain as leader. FC Den Bosch hasn’t lost in the last 10 games in a row. The team has a great series of 8 wins and the last two matches finished with a draw. It may be a sign of a slight drop in form, but still the players from Den Bosch are not losing. This allows us to assume that FC Den Bosch will continue to be the top table team that has a real chance of being promoted to the league in the Netherlands.


FC Den Bosch - SC Cambuur 1:1

This result is a surprise. FC Den Bosch drew with SC Cambuur 1:1, although it was the favorite to win this match. Despite the draw, FC Den Bosch approached the first place in table of the 1st football league in the Netherlands. The team from Cambuur came to Den Bosch to meet the FC team - one of the leaders of the competition. And it was the hosts that were the favorites. But in football everything is always decided on the pitch, not in analyzes or calculations. SC Cambuur proved to be a demanding rival. None of the teams managed to take the lead in the first half. But just after resuming the game, guests scored a goal - Nigel Roberta was a lucky shooter. At this point, it became clear that the hosts have to face a difficult task. In fact, FC Den Bosch put a lot off effort to avoid losing this match. In the 80th minute, the best scorer in the home team, Danny Verbeek, scored the goal and saved points for FC Den Bosch.


FC Den Bosch faces SC Cambuur

Dutch football team FC Den Bosch runs a great series: 8 wins in a row. On Friday, November 23, players from Den Bosch will have a great chance to reach two successes at once: to maintains its series and also to become the leader of the 1st football league in the Netherlands. Before the Friday match, FC Den Bosch has 31 points, is 3rd in the table and loses only single point to the current leader, Go Ahead Eagles. The second team in the table, Sparta Rotterdam, also has an identical advantage. It means that the eventual victory of FC Den Bosch in the upcoming match may give the team promotion to the first place. The closest rival of FC Den Bosch will be SC Cambuur. It's currently the 9th team in the league, a typical table's middlemen which has 6 wins, 3 draws and 5 defeats. SC Cambuur currently has 21 points and even if it wins with FC Den Bosch, won't advance too high in the table. In addition, the closest rival of FC Den Bosch isn't particularly effective in the offensive. The team has scored 19 goals so far, which is one of the poorest results in the league. In comparison, the players of FC Den Bosch have already scored 26 goals, which shows that in this aspect of the game the hosts of the nearest match have a distinct advantage.


SC Telstar - FC Den Bosch 1:4

FC Den Bosch outclassed SC Telstar 4:1 and strengthened its position on the podium in the 1st Dutch football league! The team from Den Bosch is now very close to the first place in the league. This match was even only for 45 minutes. In the 8th minute FC Den Bosch took the lead after Holla scored. The hosts replied in the 21st minute when Korpershoek scored the equalizer. In the second part of the match, the hosts wasn't able to keep pace with the guests. FC Den Bosch again took the lead in the 47th minute, when Vaisannen scored to 2:1. A moment later SC Telstar player Rodny Lopes Cabral was punished with a red card. Then it was clear: the hosts would have a difficult task to grab even a draw. Later during the game, FC Den Bosch blew a two additional punches. Van der Sande scored in the 78th Minute, and in the additional time Verbeek set the final score as 4:1 for the guest team.


FC Den Bosch aims to become the leader of Dutch football 1st league

It's time to keep a good series! On Sunday, November 18, FC Den Bosch will play away match against SC Telstar. The victory will allow the team from Den Bosch to keep the place at the league's podium. In the previous series of matches, FC Den Bosch defeated Twente Enschede 2:1 at home. It was a match of two neighbors from the table and its result served as a trampoline from which the Den Bosch team jumped into the 3rd place. In addition, FC Den Bosch is currently only 2 points behind the leader, Sparta Rotterdam. SC Telstar, the closest rival of FC Den Bosch, curently holds the place in the middle of Dutch 1st league. It's also a team that plays very evenly - either wins or loses, without draws. In 13 games, SC Telstar has won 6, and 7 , has no game finished with a draw. The advantage of the Telstar team is solid defense - so far, the team has lost 20 goals which is a quite solid result when you compare it to performances of other teams. Therefore, FC Den Bosch strikers will have to work hard to dismantle the opponent's defensive line.


Jong PSV Eindhoven - FC Den Bosch 0:1

It was a good Monday evening for FC Den Bosch. The team supported by FutureNet won the away match with Jong PSV Eindhoven 1:0 In this match, fans had to wait a long time for the winner to emerge. FC Den Bosch scored the winning goal in the very end of the game. In 81st minute, the first and only goal in this match was scored by Stefan Velkow. Three points scored in Eindhoven allowed FC Den Bosch to move up to fourth place in table 1. League in the Netherlands. The team reduces the distance to the leaders. Sparta Rotterdam, which currently holds the lead, has 27 points - only 2 more than FC Den Bosch.


Important match before FC Den Bosch

On Monday, November 5, FC Den Bosch will clash with Jong PSV Eindhoven in the last game of 12th series of games in the Dutch First League. This game has a lot of weight for the FC Den Bosch. A win will help the team to jump from 5 to 4 place in the league's table as our team has currently 22 points and Almere City FC - which is on the 4th place - has 23 points. Simple math shows it all: 3 points for FC Den Bosch will be like a trampoline to climb up and reduce its loss to the teams from the top three in the league. It's worth to mention that Jong PSV Eindhoven before the game with FC Den Bosch holds the 10th place with 16 points. This is a reserve team of famous PSV Eindhoven club where young and talented players are gaining the necessary experience to grab a place in the senior PSV' team in the future. In the current season, Jong PSV Eindhoven presents average at the most. So, it won't be an easy game for FC Den Bosch but any other result than a win will be a surprise.


Dutch Eerste Divisie: FC Den Bosch - FC Eindhoven 3:1

In the 11th round of Dutch Eerste Divisie matches, FC Den Bosch scored a valuable victory, beating FC Eindhoven 3:1. Thanks to this win, Den Bosch promoted into 4th place in the table. After the first half of the match there was a tie. FC Den Bosch took the lead after a goal scored by Romat (16 minute), and Kabangu equalized (43 minute). The second half of the match belonged to FC Den Bosch. First, Beltrame (66 minutes) helped to regain the lead with a goal, and in the added time Blummel set the result of the game on 3:1. Currently FC Den Bosch is in fourth place in the Eerste Divisie (22 points). The leader is Go Ahead Eagles (26 points).


Team

Wouter van der Steen

Wouter van der Steen

Goalkeeper

Nick Leijten

Nick Leijten

Goalkeeper

Konrad Sikking

Konrad Sikking

Goalkeeper

Stefan Velkov

Stefan Velkov

Defender

Sam Kersten

Sam Kersten

Defender

Nicolás Romat

Nicolás Romat

Defender

Mats Deijl

Mats Deijl

Defender

Leo Väisänen

Leo Väisänen

Defender

Jordy van der Winden

Jordy van der Winden

Defender

Jeremy Fernandes

Jeremy Fernandes

Defender

Amine Khammas

Amine Khammas

Defender

Stefano Beltrame

Stefano Beltrame

Midfielder

Luuk Brouwers

Luuk Brouwers

Midfielder

Kevin Felida

Kevin Felida

Midfielder

Julián Marchioni

Julián Marchioni

Midfielder

Jens van Son

Jens van Son

Midfielder

Imrane Oulad Omar

Imrane Oulad Omar

Midfielder

Danny Holla

Danny Holla

Midfielder

Sven Blummel

Sven Blummel

Striker

Ruben Rodrigues

Ruben Rodrigues

Striker

Rauno Sappinen

Rauno Sappinen

Striker

Oussama Bouyaghlafen

Oussama Bouyaghlafen

Striker

Jort van der Sande

Jort van der Sande

Striker

Levan Jordania

Levan Jordania

Midfielder

Danny Verbeek

Danny Verbeek

Striker

Albin Gashi

Albin Gashi

Striker

Will Boesen

Will Boesen

Head coach

Erik van der Ven

Erik van der Ven

Assistant coach

Paul Beekmans

Paul Beekmans

Assistant coach

John Vos

John Vos

The goalkeepers coach

Table

Team W D L PTS.
1 FC Den Bosch 14 4 3 46
2 Twente Enschede 14 2 5 44
3 Go Ahead Eagles 13 3 5 42
4 Sparta Rotterdam 11 7 3 40
5 Roda Kerkrade 10 5 6 35
6 FC Oss 10 4 7 34
7 Jong PSV Eindhoven 9 6 5 33
8 Cambuur 9 5 7 32
9 Jong Ajax Amsterdam 10 2 9 32
10 RKC Waalwijk 9 2 10 29
11 Almere City FC 8 4 9 28
12 FC Eindhoven 8 4 9 28
13 FC Volendam 7 6 8 27
14 MVV Maastricht 7 5 8 26
15 NEC Nijmegen 7 5 9 26
16 SC Telstar 7 3 11 24
17 Helmond Sport 2 8 11 14
18 FC Dordrecht 3 5 13 14
19 Jong FC Utrecht 3 5 13 14
20 Jong AZ Alkmaar 2 7 12 13

Games

upcoming

25 January, Friday, 0:00, Eindhoven, Netherlands

FC Eindhoven - FC Den Bosch

1 February, Friday, 0:00, Waalwijk, Netherlands

RKC Waalwijk - FC Den Bosch

8 February, Friday, 0:00, Den Bosch, Netherlands

FC Den Bosch - FC Volendam

15 February, Friday, 0:00, Alkmaar, Netherlands

Jong AZ Alkmaar - FC Den Bosch

22 February, Friday, 0:00, Den Bosch, Netherlands

FC Den Bosch - MVV Maastricht

1 March, Friday, 0:00, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Jong Ajax Amsterdam - FC Den Bosch

8 March, Friday, 0:00, Den Bosch, Netherlands

FC Den Bosch - Helmond Sport

15 March, Friday, 0:00, Nijmegen, Netherlands

NEC Nijmegen - FC Den Bosch

22 March, Friday, 0:00, Den Bosch, Netherlands

FC Den Bosch - SC Telstar

29 March, Friday, 0:00, Enschede, Netherlands

FC Twente Enschede - FC Den Bosch

1 April, Monday, 0:00, Den Bosch, Netherlands

FC Den Bosch - Jong PSV Eindhoven

5 April, Friday, 0:00, Den Bosch, Netherlands

FC Den Bosch - Sparta Rotterdam

12 April, Friday, 0:00, Almere City, Netherlands

Almere City FC - FC Den Bosch

19 April, Friday, 0:00, Den Bosch, Netherlands

FC Den Bosch - Jong FC Utrecht

22 April, Monday, 0:00, Cambuur, Netherlands

SC Cambuur - FC Den Bosch

26 April, Friday, 0:00, Kerkrade, Netherlands

Roda Kerkrade - FC Den Bosch

3 May, Friday, 0:00, Den Bosch, Netherlands

FC Den Bosch - Go Ahead Eagles

played

October
FC Den Bosch 3 - 1 FC Eindhoven
November
Jong PSV 0 - 1 FC Den Bosch
FC Den Bosch 2 - 1 FC Twente Enschede
SC Telstar 1 - 4 FC Den Bosch
FC Den Bosch 1 - 1 SC Cambuur
December
Jong FC Utrecht 1 - 1 FC Den Bosch
FC Den Bosch 3 - 2 NEC Nijmegen
Go Ahead Eagles 0 - 0 FC Den Bosch
FC Den Bosch 2 - 0 Roda Kerkrade
January
FC Dordrecht 2 - 6 FC Den Bosch
FC Den Bosch - FC Oss
FC Den Bosch 3 - 0 FC Oss