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Feyenoord’s opening-day fixture in the 2014-2015 Eredivisie season is an away match at ADO Den Haag. The Rotterdammers travel to The Hague on Sunday 10 August. The first home match comes five days later, on Friday 15 August, when sc Heerenveen travel to De Kuip. The KNVB presented the provisional fixture list to the clubs and municipal and police representatives on Wednesday. Match days and kick-off times will be confirmed once the opinions of all parties have been heard.
The Eredivisie gets underway in Zwolle on Friday 8 August, when PEC welcome FC Utrecht.
Feyenoord’s first meeting with Ajax comes six matches in and it’s at De Kuip. Coach Fred Rutten’s men travel to Amsterdam for the return fixture on Sunday 25 January 2015, a week after the league resumes after the winter break with a home match against FC Twente on Sunday 18 January 2015. The first half of the season wraps up with an away match at NAC Breda on Sunday 21 December.
Excelsior’s promotion to the top flight means that there will be a brace of Rotterdam derbies again in 2014-2015. The first is at Woudestein on Saturday 6 December, with Excelsior making the short trip to De Kuip on Sunday 22 February 2015.
PSV welcome Feyenoord to Eindhoven on Sunday 30 November. Feyenoord return the invitation on Sunday 22 March 2015.
Like this past season the KNVB Cup final is scheduled before the final two matches of the Eredivisie campaign. De Kuip hosts the fixture on Sunday 3 May. All clashes will kick off at the same time on match day 33, when Feyenoord meet Vitesse (home, Sunday 10 May) and seven days later on match day 34, when they travel to PEC Zwolle.
The away match at sc Heerenveen on Wednesday 4 February 2015 is the only midweek Eredivisie round on the fixture list. Otherwise there are nine Saturday night matches on the provisional fixture list, six at De Kuip and three away from home – at Go Ahead Eagles, Excelsior and Heracles Almelo.
Browse the full provisional fixture list here.