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Eredivisie Stadiums: As seen from above

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Arguably the most productive of European leagues in terms of producing quality players. The elite of Europe have made the most of their talent year after year. It makes one wonder, how successful Eredivisie would have been if all their players had stayed in Netherlands.

When it comes to football stadiums, there are 39 that are well known with the locals. With Ajax playing in the largest at the Amsterdam Arena (capacity: 52,960) and RKC Waalwijk playing in the smallest at the Mandemakers Stadion (capacity: 7,500).

Nine new stadiums were built during the 1990s ahead of Euro 2000, when Netherlands co-hosted with Belgium. But only two of those were selected as the veneus for the European Championships. Another six stadiums have been built in the country since the dawn of the new century.

Below is a gallery of overhead shots of the football stadiums being used in the 2012/13 Eredivisie (courtesy of Google Maps and Bing Maps).

For similar photos of stadiums in other leagues, see: Premier League Stadiums, La Liga Stadiums, Bundesliga Stadiums, Serie A Stadiums, Ligue 1 Stadiums, MLS Stadiums.

Abe Lenstra Stadion: Home of SC Heerenveen; opened in 1994; capacity of 26,000+AFAS Stadion: Home of AZ Alkmaar; opened in 2006; capacity of 17,000+Amsterdam Arena: Home of AFC Ajax; opened in 1996; capacity of ~53,000De Grolsch Veste: Home of FC Twente; opened in 1998; capacity of 30,000+De Koel: Home of VVV-Venlo; opened in 1972; capacity of 8,000Euroborg: Home of FC Groningen; opened in 2006; capacity of 22,000+GelreDome: Home of SBV Vitesse; opened in 1998; capacity of 25,000+IJsseldelte Stadion: Home of PEC Zwolle; opened in 1934; capacity of 11,000+Koning Willem II Stadion: Home of Willem II Tilburg; opened in 1920; capacity of 14,000+Kyocera Stadion: Home of ADO Den Haag; opened in 2007; capacity of 15,000Mandemakers Stadion: Home of RKC Waalwijk; opened in 1996; capacity of 7,500Parkstad Limburg Stadion: Home of Roda JC; opened in 2000; capacity of ~20,000Philips Stadion: Home of PSV Eindhoven; opened in 1916; capacity of 35,000+Polman Stadion: Home of Heracles Almelo; opened in 1999; capacity of 8,500Rat Verlegh Stadion: Home of NAC Breda; opened in 1996; capacity of 19,000Stadion de Goffert: Home of NEC Nijmegen; opened in 1939; capacity of 12,500Stadion Feijenoord (De Kuip): Home of Feyenoord; opened in 1936; capacity of 51,000+Stadion Galgenwaard: Home of FC Utrecht; opened in 1982; capacity of 24,000+

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