PSV Eindhoven, officially named the Philips Sport Vereniging, was founded on 31 August 1913. The club has never been relegated from the Eredivsie and are one of the Dutch football’s “big three” clubs. PSV play their home matches in red and white stripes.

 

The club was founded by the Philips company and the first players to play for the side were employees of the company. The club’s original crest featured a lightbulb, in honour of the company.

 

The club’s stadium is the Philips Stadion, which has been their home since 1916. The stadium has a capacity of 35,000.

 

PSV’s biggest rivalry is with Ajax Amsterdam, with both sides regularly competing against each other for the Eredivisie title.

 

PSV have won twenty-two Eredivisie titles, the most recent of which came in the 2014-15 season. The club has also one nine Dutch Cups. In the 1987-88 season, PSV completed the European Treble by winning the Eredivisie, the KVNB Cup and the European Cup. PSV faced Benfica in the final in Stuttgart, who they beat in a penalty shoot-out after the match ended 0-0. The club has also won the UEFA Cup, in the 1977-78 season.

 

Willy van der Kuijlen holds the record for most league goals (308) and most league appearances (528). Notable former players include Kevin Strootman, Dries Mertens, Arjen Robben, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Park Ji-Sung, Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay.

 

The club is managed by former player Phillip Cocu, who took over from Dick Advocaat in 2013. Notable former managers include Kees Rijvers, Guus Hiddink, Bobby Robson and Ronald Koeman.

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