Transferrecord in Dutch professional football

Transferrecord in Dutch professional football

This summer, there are 648 transfers of football players has been, from, and within the Netherlands. That is with 65 transfers eleven percent more than in the summer of 2016 and a transferrecord.

232 players made the transition to a foreign club, 167 players came from abroad to the Netherlands and 249 players verkasten within the Netherlands club, according to figures from the KNVB.

The transfer market closed on the last day of August at midnight. Eighty players made in the last 24 hours of the transition.

The transition from Mike van den Steenhoven of Amstelveen Heemraad to Telstar was this summer the first transfer that the KNVB treated. The last transfer, this transfer was of Roel van de Sande. He went on a rental basis from RKC Waalwijk to FC Oss.


The transfer market closed at midnight. The KNVB, the Dutch time for players to or within the Netherlands are transferred.

For players who leave to go abroad, the local time and transferwindow of the country where the player is going. Unemployed players can also out of the transfer to be made.

In the summer of 2016 were 582 transfers done, in 2015 were 577 transfers in the numerator of the KNVB. In 2014, there were 533, in 2013, 471, and in 2012, 543 transfers.

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