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Established
1902 (117 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Adelaarshorst
(10,400 Capacity)

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Location
Deventer, Holland

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14 May 17 Go Ahead  1 - 3  Sparta
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The Go Ahead Eagles are a football club from Deventer, The Netherlands, as of 2015 playing in the Eredivisie. The club's home stadium is De Adelaarshorst. The club won the national championship in 1917, 1922, 1930 and 1933. They have produced a number of notable players, such as Bart Verheul, Raimond van der Gouw, René Eijkelkamp, Marc Overmars, Paul Bosvelt, Jan Kromkamp, Victor Sikora, Bert van Marwijk and Demy de Zeeuw, whilst providing Henk ten Cate and Leo Beenhakker with their first tastes of management.
The club was founded in 1902 as Be Quick, by the brothers 'Hollander'.The name was soon changed to Go Ahead at the request of the Dutch Football Association. The suffix Eagles was added in 1971, following a suggestion from the then coach, Barry Hughes. The eagle is the charge in the coat of arms of the city of Deventer. After almost two decades in the second division, Go Ahead won promotion to the Eredivisie at the end of the 2012–13 season, winning the promotion play-offs. The club will remain in the top division for the 2014–15 season having finished thirteenth in the 2013-14 Eredivisie.
The Go Ahead Eagles were famously the only side to defeat Ajax in any competition during the 1971–72 season, when they beat Ajax 3–2 at De Adelaarshorst in the Eredivisie. They have played in the Europacup II once, in the 1965–66 season. They lost in the first round to Celtic.
Go Ahead Eagles biggest rivals are PEC Zwolle. Both clubs are located at the river IJssel, hence the name IJssel-derby. In the early years Go Ahead was the best club in the region but since the relegation to the Dutch First Division in 1987, Zwolle has won most derbies.

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Mawouna
Amevor



Thomas
Azevedo



Nick
de


Gino
Bosz



Erik
Cummins



Chris
David



Tije
ten


Sander
Duits



Omar
Kavak



Marnix
Kolder



Joost
Krijns



Lars
Lambooij



Fernando
Lewis



Jop
van


Ruben
Lucas



Patrick
ter


Robin
van


Sven
Nieuwpoort



Peter
van


Tom
Oostinjen



Sjoerd
Overgoor



Guyon
Philips



Puck
Postma



Joran
Pot



Jules
Reimerink



Jeffrey
Rijsdijk



Jordy
Rondeel



Maurice
de


Lesley
de


Alex
Schalk



Xandro
Schenk



Joeri
Schroyen



Kevin
Spanjaard



Deniz
Turuc



Bart
Vriends



Giliano
Wijnaldum


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De Adelaarshorst is a multi-use stadium in Deventer, Netherlands. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Go Ahead Eagles. The stadium is able to hold 7,938 people and was built in 1920.

The stadium hosted a qualifying match for the 1974 FIFA World Cup between the Netherlands and Iceland (who were nominally hosting the match). The Dutch won the game 8-1.

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