(Venlose Voetbal Vereniging Venlo) is a football
club from Venlo in the Netherlands
, currently playing in the Eredivisie
. The club plays its home games in the De Koel
stadium, known as Seacon Stadion – De Koel -
for sponsorship reasons.
VVV returned to the Eredivisie, the highest league in the Netherlands, by defeating RKC Waalwijk
in the promotion/relegation play-offs of the season 2006-2007. After one season in the Eredivisie VVV-Venlo relegated back to the Eerste Divisie
. After a single season, VVV-Venlo won the Eerste Divisie 2008-09
title and returned to the Eredivisie.
In the 2009-2010 season the team booked its best league result since 1988, finishing 12th in the Eredivisie. Another remarkable event was the transfer of star player Keisuke Honda
to CSKA Moscow
for a club-record breaking transfer fee of around €9 million.
They made headlines in April 2011 by signing 1 year old boy, Baerke van der Meij, on a symbolic 10-year contract, after a video featuring him scoring a hat trick
into a toy box went viral.
.For recent transfers, see List of Dutch football transfers summer 2010 and List of Dutch football transfers winter 2009-10.
Below is a table with VVV-Venlo's domestic results since the introduction of the Eredivisie