Dutch Footballer of the Year

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The title Dutch Footballer of the Year (Dutch: Voetballer van het Jaar) has been awarded in the Netherlands since 1984. The award is determined by a poll of Dutch professional footballers playing in the First (Eredivisie) and Second (Eerste Divisie) leagues.

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Until 1997, it was an annual award, afterwards the prize was rewarded at the end of the football season. In 2006, the award merged with the annual prize named Golden Boot (Gouden Schoen), awarded since 1982 by the Dutch daily De Telegraaf and the Dutch football magazine Voetbal International .

Footballer of the Year

Dutch Footballer of the yearGolden Boot
YearPlayerClubYearPlayerClub
1982 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Martin Haar  (NED) HFC Haarlem
1983 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Piet Schrijvers  (NED) Ajax
1984 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ruud Gullit  (NED) Feyenoord 1984 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Johan Cruyff  (NED) Feyenoord
1985 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marco van Basten  (NED) Ajax 1985 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Frank Rijkaard  (NED) Ajax
1986 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ruud Gullit  (NED) PSV 1986 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ruud Gullit  (NED) PSV
1987 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ronald Koeman  (NED) PSV 1987 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Frank Rijkaard  (NED) Ajax
1988 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ronald Koeman  (NED) PSV 1988 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Gerald Vanenburg  (NED) PSV
1989 Flag of Brazil.svg  Romário  (BRA) PSV 1989 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Gerald Vanenburg  (NED) PSV
1990 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Jan Wouters  (NED) Ajax 1990 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Edward Sturing  (NED) Vitesse
1991 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Dennis Bergkamp  (NED) Ajax 1991 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Henny Meijer  (NED) Groningen
1992 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Dennis Bergkamp  (NED) Ajax 1992 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  John Metgod  (NED) Feyenoord
1993 Flag of Finland.svg  Jari Litmanen  (FIN) Ajax 1993 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marc Overmars  (NED) Ajax
1994 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ronald de Boer  (NED) Ajax 1994 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ed de Goey  (NED) Feyenoord
1995 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Luc Nilis  (BEL) PSV 1995 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Danny Blind  (NED) Ajax
1996 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ronald de Boer  (NED) Ajax 1996 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Danny Blind  (NED) Ajax
1997 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Jaap Stam  (NED) PSV 1997 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Jaap Stam  (NED) PSV
1998 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Edwin van der Sar  (NED) Ajax
1998–99 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ruud van Nistelrooy  (NED) PSV 1999 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Michael Mols  (NED) Utrecht
1999–2000 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ruud van Nistelrooy  (NED) PSV 2000 Flag of Poland.svg  Jerzy Dudek  (POL) Feyenoord
2000–01 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Mark van Bommel  (NED) PSV 2001 Flag of Switzerland.svg  Johann Vogel  (SUI) PSV
2001–02 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Pierre van Hooijdonk  (NED) Feyenoord 2002 Flag of Romania.svg  Cristian Chivu  (ROM) Ajax
2002–03 Flag of Serbia.svg  Mateja Kežman  (SER) PSV 2003 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Dirk Kuyt  (NED) Utrecht
2003–04 Flag of Brazil.svg  Maxwell  (BRA) Ajax 2004 Flag of Brazil.svg  Maxwell  (BRA) Ajax
2004–05 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Mark van Bommel  (NED) PSV 2005 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Mark van Bommel  (NED) PSV
Awards merged
 2005–06Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Dirk Kuyt  (NED) Feyenoord
2006–07Flag of Brazil.svg  Afonso Alves  (BRA) Heerenveen
2007–08Flag of the Netherlands.svg  John Heitinga  (NED) Ajax
2008–09Flag of Morocco.svg  Mounir El Hamdaoui  (MAR) AZ
2009–10Flag of Uruguay.svg  Luis Suárez  (URU) Ajax
2010–11Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Theo Janssen  (NED) Twente
2011–12Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Jan Vertonghen  (BEL) Ajax
2012–13Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Wilfried Bony  (CIV) Vitesse
2013–14Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Daley Blind  (NED) Ajax
2014–15Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Georginio Wijnaldum  (NED) PSV
2015–16Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Davy Klaassen  (NED) Ajax
2016–17Flag of Morocco.svg  Karim El Ahmadi  (MAR) Feyenoord
2017–18Flag of Morocco.svg  Hakim Ziyech  (MAR) Ajax
2018–19Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Matthijs de Ligt  (NED) Ajax
2019–20not awarded as season was terminated early
2020–21Flag of Serbia.svg  Dušan Tadić  (SRB) Ajax

Dutch Football Talent of the Year

The title Dutch Football Talent of the Year (Nederlands Voetbal Talent van het Jaar) has been awarded in the Netherlands since 1984 for footballers under 21. The award was replaced by the Johan Cruyff Trophy (Johan Cruijff Prijs) in 2003.

Dutch Football Talent of the Year
YearPlayerClub
1984 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Mario Been  (NED) Feyenoord
1985 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Frans van Rooy  (NED) PSV
1986 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Aron Winter  (NED) Ajax
1987 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Bryan Roy  (NED) Ajax
1988 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Pieter Huistra  (NED) Twente
1989 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Richard Witschge  (NED) Ajax
1990 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Dennis Bergkamp  (NED) Ajax
1991 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Gaston Taument  (NED) Feyenoord
1992 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marc Overmars  (NED) Ajax
1993 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Clarence Seedorf  (NED) Ajax
1994 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Clarence Seedorf  (NED) Ajax
1995 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Patrick Kluivert  (NED) Ajax
1996 Flag of Denmark.svg  Jon Dahl Tomasson  (DEN) Heerenveen
1997 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Boudewijn Zenden  (NED) PSV
1998–99 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Mark van Bommel  (NED) Fortuna Sittard
1999–2000 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Arnold Bruggink  (NED) PSV
2000–01 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Rafael van der Vaart  (NED) Ajax
2001–02 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Robin van Persie  (NED) Feyenoord
2002–03 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Arjen Robben  (NED) PSV
2003–04 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  John Heitinga  (NED) Ajax
Johan Cruyff Trophy
2002–03Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Arjen Robben  (NED) PSV
2003–04Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Wesley Sneijder  (NED) Ajax
2004–05Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Salomon Kalou  (CIV) Feyenoord
2005–06Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Klaas-Jan Huntelaar  (NED) Ajax
2006–07Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ibrahim Afellay  (NED) PSV
2007–08Flag of Serbia.svg  Miralem Sulejmani  (SRB) Heerenveen
2008–09Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Eljero Elia  (NED) Twente
2009–10Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Gregory van der Wiel  (NED) Ajax
2010–11Flag of Denmark.svg  Christian Eriksen  (DEN) Ajax
2011–12Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Adam Maher  (NED) AZ
2012–13Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marco van Ginkel  (NED) Vitesse
2013–14Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Davy Klaassen  (NED) Ajax
2014–15Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Memphis Depay  (NED) PSV
2015–16Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Vincent Janssen  (NED) AZ
2016–17Flag of Denmark.svg  Kasper Dolberg  (DEN) Ajax
2017–18Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Matthijs de Ligt  (NED) Ajax
2018–19Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Frenkie de Jong  (NED) Ajax
2019–20not awarded as season was terminated early
2020–21Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ryan Gravenberch  (NED) Ajax

Dutch Football Goalkeeper of the Year

Dutch Goalkeeper of the year
YearPlayerClub
1987 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Hans van Breukelen  (NED) PSV
1988 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Hans van Breukelen  (NED) PSV
1989 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ruud Hesp  (NED) Fortuna Sittard
1990 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Stanley Menzo  (NED) Ajax
1991 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Hans van Breukelen  (NED) PSV
1992 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Hans van Breukelen  (NED) PSV
1993 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ed de Goey  (NED) Feyenoord
1994 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Edwin van der Sar  (NED) Ajax
1995 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Edwin van der Sar  (NED) Ajax
1996 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Edwin van der Sar  (NED) Ajax
1997 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Edwin van der Sar  (NED) Ajax
1998–99 Flag of Poland.svg  Jerzy Dudek  (POL) Feyenoord
1999–2000 Flag of Poland.svg  Jerzy Dudek  (POL) Feyenoord
2000–01 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ronald Waterreus  (NED) PSV
2001–02 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Edwin Zoetebier  (NED) Feyenoord
2002–03 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Dennis Gentenaar  (NED) NEC
2003–04 Flag of Hungary.svg  Gábor Babos  (HUN) NAC Breda

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