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Head Coach

Edward Sturing

League Position
19

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Established
1892 (132 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Venue

GelreDome

(21,248 Capacity)

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Location
Arnhem, Netherlands

Nicknames
Vitas

Competitions
Dutch Eerste Divisie
Dutch KNVB Cup

Last Edit
smudgie: 04/Dec/23
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20/07 Vitesse - OFI
09/08 Vitesse - SC Telstar
16/08 VVV-Venlo - Vitesse
23/08 Vitesse - Excelsior
30/08 Vitesse - FC Eindhoven

Results
19/05 Vitesse 2 - 2 Ajax
12/05 SC Heerenvee 1 - 3 Vitesse
05/05 FC Utrecht 1 - 0 Vitesse
28/04 Vitesse 3 - 2 Fortuna Sitt
13/04 PSV Eindhove 6 - 0 Vitesse


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SBV Vitesse (Stichting Betaald Voetbal Vitesse), widely known as Vitesse Arnhem, or simply as Vitesse (Dutch pronunciation: ), is a Dutch professional football club based in Arnhem (Gelderland). Established on 14 May 1892, Vitesse is one of the oldest professional football clubs in the Eredivisie. The club has enjoyed some success in the competition, has featured in the UEFA Cup competition and became the first Dutch football club to be owned by a foreigner when it was taken over by Georgian businessman Merab Zjordania in 2010. Since 1998, the club has played its home games at the GelreDome. Their best result in the Eredivisie was third place in 1997–98. The club had their first major success in 2017, winning the KNVB Cup.

Throughout the years, Vitesse established itself as a stepping stone for future world class players and coaches like Raimond van der Gouw, Philip Cocu, Roy Makaay, Sander Westerveld, Nikos Machlas, Henk ten Cate, Pierre van Hooijdonk, Mahamadou Diarra, Ronald Koeman, Nemanja Matić, Marco van Ginkel, Davy Pröpper, Wilfried Bony, Peter Bosz, Mason Mount and Martin Ødegaard.


Team Members



Bony

Reis

Kashia

Havenaar

Annan

Room

Ibarra

Qazaishvili

Streek

Heijden

Buttner

Struijk

Aanholt

Kakuta

Kalas

Ginkel

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Stadium or Home
The GelreDome is a football stadium on Batavierenweg 25 in the city of Arnhem, Netherlands. It is one of the largest and modern stadiums in the country, built from 1996 to 1998 at a cost equivalent to €75 million, that opened on 25 March 1998. The stadium has been the home of association football club Vitesse Arnhem since 1998. It was one of the stadiums used during Euro 2000 tournament held in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Both international and Dutch artists have given concerts in the stadium, including Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Celine Dion, Madonna, Prince, Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney, Shakira, AC/DC, André Rieu, The Rolling Stones, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna.

The stadium has a retractable roof, as well as a convertible pitch, that can be retracted, when unused during concerts or other events held at the stadium, and a climate control system. It has a capacity of 34,000 people for sports events, or 41,000 during concerts. The GelreDome pitch is surrounded on each side by four covered all-seater stands, officially known as the Edward Sturing Stand (North), Charly Bosveld Stand (East), Theo Bos Stand (South) and Just Göbel Stand (West).

The GelreDome currently holds a four-star rating by UEFA.

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2016-2017


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