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Established
1896 (125 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Koning Willem II Stadion
(14,637 Capacity)

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Location
Tilburg, Netherlands

Nicknames
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League
Dutch Eredivisie

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GOAviator: 18/Jul/21
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Upcoming Events
31 Jul 21 Go Ahead   -  Willem II
07 Aug 21 Willem II   -  Sparta
15 Aug 21 Willem II   -  Feyenoord
22 Aug 21 Vitesse   -  Willem II
28 Aug 21 Willem II   -  PEC Zwolle

Latest Results
24 Jul 21 Willem II  4 - 1  Lierse Kempenzonen
17 Jul 21 Willem II  2 - 0  Excelsior
10 Jul 21 Willem II  5 - 2  Quick Boys
10 Jul 21 Quick Boys  2 - 5  Willem II
16 May 21 Willem II  2 - 1  Fortuna Sittard

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Willem II, also known as Willem II Tilburg, is a Dutch football club based in Tilburg, Netherlands, that plays in the Eredivisie, the top tier in Dutch football. The team was founded on 12 August 1896 as Tilburgia. On 12 January 1898, the club was renamed Willem II, after Dutch king William II of the Netherlands, who, as Prince of Orange and commander of the Dutch army, had his military headquarters in Tilburg during the Belgian uprising of 1830 and also spent a lot of time in the city after becoming king and would die while there.

Notable former players for the club include Dutch internationals Jan van Roessel, Joris Mathijsen, Jaap Stam, Frenkie de Jong and Marc Overmars and Finland's Sami Hyypiä. The club's shirt consists of red-white-blue vertical stripes, inspired by the colours of the flag of the Netherlands. Willem II plays its home matches in the Koning Willem II Stadion, also named after the King. The stadium, opened on 31 May 1995, has a capacity of 14,700 spectators. The average attendance in 2004–05 was 12,500 people.

The club has won the Eredivisie and the Eerste divisie a total of three times in both respects all in all.

Team Members
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Donis
Avdijaj



Andreias
Calcan



Darryl
Lachman
#29


Stefan
van #93


Mattijs
Branderhorst
#1


Pedro
Chirivella
#68


Vurnon
Anita
#4


Kostas
Tsimikas
#21


Timon
Wellenreuther
#1


Amar
Catic
#34


Daniel
Crowley


= Contract years remaining

Stadium or Home

Koning Willem II Stadion is a multi-purpose stadium in Goirleseweg 34, Tilburg, Netherlands, and the home ground of Willem II Tilburg. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium is able to hold 14,700 people, was built in 1995 and renovated in 2000 to add business lodges, a restaurant, conference rooms, business club and a supporters bar to the main building.

The new stadium is built on the same spot as the old stadium, the Gemeentelijk Sportpark Tilburg, which had a smaller capacity and fewer facilities. This stadium was demolished in 1992. The current stadium opened in 1995.

The original name was Willem II Stadion, but in 2009 the stadium was renamed Koning ("King") Willem II Stadion, honoring William II of the Netherlands.

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