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Club facts: Ajax

Published: Sunday 1 June 2014, 12.22CET
Club facts: Ajax
Jan Vertonghen and Dario Cvitanić celebrate their Dutch title-clinching win over Twente in May 2011 ©Getty Images
 
 
 
Published: Sunday 1 June 2014, 12.22CET

Club facts: Ajax

AFC Ajax
Formed: 1900
Nickname: Godenzonen (Sons of the Gods)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• European Cup (4): (1969), 1971, 1972, 1973, 1995, (1996)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1987, (1988)
• UEFA Cup (1): 1992
• UEFA Super Cup (2): 1973, (1987), 1995
• European/South American Cup (2): 1972, 1995

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 33 (2014)
Dutch Cup: 18 (2010)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
2013/14: 
UEFA Europa League round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2012/13: 
UEFA Europa League round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2011/12:
UEFA Europa League round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2010/11:
UEFA Europa League round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2009/10: UEFA Europa League round of 32
2008/09:
UEFA Cup round of 16
2007/08: UEFA Cup first round (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2006/07: UEFA Cup round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2005/06: round of 16
2004/05: UEFA Cup round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
14-0: Ajax v FA Red Boys Differdange
03/10/84, UEFA Cup first round second leg

• Biggest away win
1-8: HJK Helsinki v Ajax
19/09/79, European Champion Clubs' Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-4: Ajax v Real Madrid CF
23/11/10, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: FC Bayern München v Ajax
22/10/80, European Champion Clubs' Cup second round first leg
4-0 on four occasions, most recently v FC Barcelona
18/09/13, UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final only)
• Biggest home win
4-0 twice, most recently v GNK Dinamo Zagreb
02/11/11, group stage

• Biggest away win
1-5: Ferencvárosi TC v Ajax
27/09/95, group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
0-4: Ajax v Real Madrid CF (see above for details)

• Heaviest away defeat
4-0: FC Barcelona v Ajax (see above for details)
4-0: FC Bayern München v Ajax
28/09/04, group stage

Last updated: 27/06/14 9.53CET

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