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Club facts: Ajax

Published: Monday 16 December 2013, 12.34CET
Club facts: Ajax
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Published: Monday 16 December 2013, 12.34CET

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: 32 (2013)
Dutch Cup: 18 (2010)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2012/13:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2011/12:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2010/11:
round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2009/10: round of 32
2008/09:
round of 16
2007/08: first round (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2006/07: round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2005/06: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2004/05: round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2003/04: 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 Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
14-0: Ajax v FA Red Boys Differdange (see above)

• Biggest away win
0-6: KAA Gent v Ajax
12/09/00, first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Ajax v FC Salzburg
21/02/14, round of 32 first leg
0-3 (aet): Ajax v FK Austria Wien
27/09/1989, first round second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
4-1: Budapest Honvéd FC v Ajax
22/11/78, third round first leg
3-0
on three occasions, most recently v FC Spartak Moskva
17/03/11, round of 16 second leg

Last updated: 21/02/14 10.40CET

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