PSV Eindhoven

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Club Name Philips Sport Vereniging NV
Nickname(s) Boeren (Peasants), Red White Army,
Rood-witten (Red-whites)
Founded 1913
Stadium Philips Stadion
Manager Netherlands Mark van Bommel
Division Eredivisie

PSV is one of the best teams in Netherlands and also the current champions. They have a very young team and with players like Memphis Depay, Adam Maher, Georgino Wijnaldum, Karim Rekik, Andres Guardado, Luciano Narsingh and Luuk de Jong they also have a strong squad. Their biggest rivals are AFC Ajax and Feyenoord. PSV won the UEFA Cup in 1978 and the Champions League in 1988. In 2005 they almost reach the Champions League final after AC Milan beat PSV Eindhoven on the away goals rule to reach the European Cup final. PSV have won 22 times the Eredivisie title and won 9 times the Dutch Cup (KNVB Beker). PSV are also the recordholder for the Dutch Super Cup (Johan Cruijff Schaal) with nine wins.


[edit] Legends

Some world class players have been played by PSV. The Brazilians Ronaldo and Romario, the Dutch masters Ruud van Nistelrooy, Arjen Robben, Ronald Koeman, Ruud Gullit, Mark van Bommel, Kevin Strootman and more of them have taken this way to the European top teams.

[edit] Rivals

PSV does have a few rivalries in the Netherlands. The biggest one is with AFC Ajax. This match is been called "De Topper". This match is a very passionate game between the two most successful teams in Dutch Football. The matches between PSV and Feyenoord are maybe slightly less important but the supporters of those clubs are always feeling the big rivalry between this world famous teams. PSV has also a rivalry with the other teams from Brabant (one of the 12 Dutch provinces) like NAC Breda, Willem II and RKC Waalwijk.

[edit] Stadium

PSV is playing their home games at the Philips Stadion. With a capacity of 35,000, it is the third-largest stadium in the country. Established as the Philips Sportpark, it was constructed as a sports field for Philips employees in 1910. The Philips Elftal played football matches from 1911 until 1913, when the team was succeeded by PSV Eindhoven. Since 1913, they have used the ground has its home base. The stadium has gone through several extensions in its history: after a wooden stand in 1916, seating and standing places slowly enclosed the field throughout the first decades. Two extensive renovations in the 1970s and 1990s first created a covered stadium, and then a two-tiered ground with extensive commercial spaces. The completion of the four corners in 2002 eventually led to its current capacity. The Philips Stadion currently holds a four-star rating by UEFA. It has hosted a range of Netherlands national team fixtures since 1971. Since 2013, PSV's reserve team Jong PSV also plays their league matches at the stadium. The Philips stadion was the location for three UEFA Euro 2000 group stage matches, as well as the 2006 UEFA Cup Final.

[edit] PES

They appeared as an unlicensed team named Eindhoven.

[edit] PES 2

They appeared as an unlicensed team named Flandre.

[edit] PES 3

They appeared as an unlicensed team named Stadhuisplein.

[edit] PES 4

They made their first appearance as a licensed team in PES 4 and have been licensed in each subsequent edition of the game.

[edit] Players

With some young and experienced players PSV does have a very strong squad. Very known names as Memphis Depay, Georgino Wijnaldum and Andres Guardado are playing in Eindhoven. Other players like Jeroen Zoet, Karim Rekik, Jeffrey Bruma, Santiago Arias, Adam Maher, Luciano Narsingh, Luuk de Jong and Jetro Willems are also important players.

[edit] Current Squad

Pos. Name Information
GK.png NetherlandsFlag.png Jeroen Zoet
CB.png NetherlandsFlag.png Jeffrey Bruma
CB.png NetherlandsFlag.png Karim Rekik
RB.png ColombiaFlag.png Santiago Arias
LB.png NetherlandsFlag.png Jetro Willems
40px NetherlandsFlag.png Georginio Wijnaldum CAPTAIN
CMF.png MexicoFlag.png Andres Guardado
40px NetherlandsFlag.png Adam Maher
RWF.png NetherlandsFlag.png Luciano Narsingh
LWF.png NetherlandsFlag.png Memphis Depay
CF.png NetherlandsFlag.png Luuk de Jong
GK.png NetherlandsFlag.png Remko Pasveer
GK.png NetherlandsFlag.png Nigel Bertrams
CB.png FranceFlag.png Nicolas Isimat Mirin
RB.png NetherlandsFlag.png Joshua Brenet
CB.png NetherlandsFlag.png Menno Koch
LB.png NetherlandsFlag.png Abel Tamata
CB.png NetherlandsFlag.png Jordy de Wijs
CB.png NetherlandsFlag.png Clint Leemans
40px NetherlandsFlag.png Jorrit Hendrix
CMF.png NetherlandsFlag.png Stijn Schaars
CMF.png SwedenFlag.png Oscar Hiljemark
CMF.png NetherlandsFlag.png Rai Vloet
CMF.png AustriaFlag.png Marcel Ritzmaier
CF.png NetherlandsFlag.png Jurgen Locadia
RWF.png NetherlandsFlag.png Florian Jozefzoon
CF.png MontenegroFlag.png Aleksandar Boljevic

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