NEC Nijmegen, commonly known as NEC is a professional Dutch association football club based in Nijmegen, a city located in the province of Gelderland. They are one of the three teams which got promoted from the Eerste Divisie this season. Nijmegen was formed in 1900 which is around 120 years ago.
NEC Nijmegen does not have a huge trophy cabinet. They have won the Eerste Diivisie two times since they were formed. The recent one was in 2014/15 to get the promotion to the Eredivisie. Other than the league wins, NEC Nijmegen were just the runner-ups of the KNVB Cup 4 times till now. They are yet to win another major trophy than the Eerste Divisie. Find out about the upcoming fixtures, squad, and much more. Also, find out the live stream and the official tv broadcasters of the Eredivisie.
NEC Nijmegen upcoming fixtures
Eredivisie has only 18 teams. Each team will play 34 matches. The team that wins the league automatically qualifies for the Champions League. The team which comes in second place qualifies for the Champions League qualification stage. The third-place team qualifies for the Europa Conference League Qualification stage. The team who comes from 4th position to 7th position qualifies for Europa Conference League Playoff stage. At the bottom of the table, the team which ends up in the 18th position is relegated to the second division. Whereas the team above them has another chance to get back in Eredivisie as they go to the relegation playoff. Here are the fixtures for the new season. The time is standard UK time.
12 September 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs Willem II (Home)
17 September 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs Sparta Rotterdam (Away)
22 September 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs FC Utrecht (Home)
25 September 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs Feyenoord (Away)
2 October 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs Fortuna Sittard (Away)
17 October 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs Vitesse (Home)
23 October 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs FC Twente (Away)
31 October 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs FC Groningen (Home)
6 November 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs SC Heerenveen (Home)
20 November 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs AZ Alkmaar (Away)
26 November 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs Cambuur (Home)
5 December 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs RKC Waalwijk (Away)
12 December 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs PSV Eindhoven (Home)
19 December 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs Go Ahead Eagles (Away)
22 December 2021
NEC Nijmegen vs Willem II (Away)
15 January 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs Heracles (Home)
23 January 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs Feyenoord (Home)
5 February 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs PEC Zwolle (Away)
12 February 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs SC Heerenveen (Away)
19 February 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs RKC Waalwijk (Home)
26 February 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs Vitesse (Away)
5 March 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs AZ Alkmaar (Home)
12 March 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs FC Groningen (Away)
19 March 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs Sparta Rotterdam (Home)
2 April 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs Cambuur (Away)
9 April 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs FC Twente (Home)
23 April 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs Ajax (Home)
30 April 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs FC Utrecht (Away)
7 May 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs Go Ahead Eagles (Home)
11 May 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs PSV Eindhoven (Away)
15 May 2022
NEC Nijmegen vs Fortuna Sittard (Home)
Please note that these fixtures can be changed due to league cup matches or any other circumstances.
How to watch NEC Nijmegen matches in the UK?
The Dutch Eredivisie football is live on Premier Sports for the 2021/22 season, showing up to 3 live matches each week. Ajax is the current Dutch champion and is regularly broadcast as well as other major clubs PSV, Feyenoord, NEC Nijmegen, and Utrecht.
How to watch Eredivisie in New Zealand?
New Zealand doesn’t have any official streaming for the league. There are only a few games that would be telecasted. ZiggGO and Fox Sports would be the best option but they would only have the Dutch language in the game. To use these options, you need to use VPN.
How to watch NEC Nijmegen matches in the USA?
ESPN’s online streaming platform ESPN+ holds the broadcasting right of Dutch Eredivisie live in the United States. The online streaming platform streams 3 matches per game week and a total of 102 fixtures throughout the entire season. Unfortunately, Canadian viewers won’t be able to watch any of these actions live as the service is not available in Canada.
ESPN+ is a subscription-only streaming service. It is pretty much cheaper though as the service costs 5.99 US Dollars per month. However, the annual subscription fee is cheaper as the customers will have to pay 49.99 US Dollars for 12 months of service
Another option is NGSN. They have the USA’s rights and offer a streaming subscription for a couple of leagues, including the Eredivisie and the Portuguese and Russian leagues. You can also see other leagues on ESPN+ as it holds official rights of leagues other than Portuguese and Russian.
Eredivisie Reddit soccer teams
There is a platform where you can be up to date with the latest news of your favorite team, live scores, highlights, and much more. Reddit soccer streams is a free streaming website. Besides the live streaming, the website has the upcoming matches, live scores, highlights, and much more about other soccer teams and leagues globally. This website is one of the most popular destinations to access your favorite team’s matches.
There is one requirement for seamless streaming of the matches you want to see. Good internet is a must for the live stream. The website is used for free streaming. The streaming would likely be in HD and the only issue you can face is the lagging of the video due to slow internet speed.
Nowadays, people are keener to know the live scores, transfer updates, and much more about their favorite team on their phone as sometimes they are too busy in their own life to see the match live. The league has its application which is known as Eredivisie from Eredivisie Livescore. It is available only on IOS. There is no official application for the league. There might be applications for specific teams but not for the league. It provides live scores, results, rankings, statics from the previous season, and much more. All the fans who watch this league should have this application. It also tells more about your favorite team as well.
Here are some of the alternatives to the application.
Fotmob – This application has the live scores, fixtures, league table, match statistics, player statistics, and much more for any team you want, They have the leagues according to country. They have more than 250 football leagues in their database. You can also select your favorite players, leagues as well as teams. For example, if you choose Ronaldo as your favorite, you will know whether he is in the lineup or as a substitute if he scores a goal if he grabs an assist. Also if he is given a card during the match you will get a notification on your device. It’s a user-friendly application for all football lovers. You will also get the latest news about your favorite teams.
Goal.com – Goal Live scored and Goal.com are the two applications for football. Both give you live scores, team news, and much more just like fotmob.Goal.com also provides team formation, top players, Head-to-head data of two teams, and much more to its users.
NEC Nijmegen last season form
NEC Nijmegen has started their first season in the top league with 2 wins and one loss in the first three matches. The recent win before the international break was against Heracles.
In the previous season, NEC Nijmegen finished in the 7th position. They qualified for the dutch playoff which led them to the promotion to the Eredivisie. NEC Nijmegen had 66 points after 38 games. They won 20 games and just lost 12 games in the whole season. FC Volendam had the same number of points but due to the goal difference, they were in the 6th position and NEC Nijmegen ended up in the 7th position. In the final round of the Dutch Playoffs, NEC Nijmegen beat NAC Breda to get the promotion. The score was 1-2 at the end of 90 minutes.
NEC Nijmegen key players
Rogier Meijer was the manager who helped them with the promotion to the Eredivisie. The key players would be Ali Akman, Jonathan Okita, Mikkel Duelund, and El Kairouan. Ali has already scored 2 goals in the new season whereas Mikkel has 2 assists in the new season.
Where can I watch the highlights of NEC Nijmegen?
You can watch the highlights of NEC Nijmegen on their official youtube channel. The highlights are also available on their website as well as on youtube.
Another option would be the official League application. They have the highlights of all the teams in the competition.
Fox sports website is one of the websites where you can find scores, live streams, and much more. They also have the highlights of your favorite club.