Holland Tier 2

Keuken Kampioen Divisie

League Guide & Facts

  • The second tier of Dutch football

  • 20 teams

  • League is split into 4 periods of 9 games


  • Top 2 promoted automatically

  • Teams placed 3rd-8th may qualify for Eredivisie/Eerste Divisie Play-Offs depending on winners of the 4 periods


  • Bottom team is relegated


  • Jong Ajax, Jong AZ, Jong PSV and Jong Utrecht are ineligible for promotion and CANNOT be managed in FM21

  • Transfer window

  • Wednesday 1st July 2020 to Tuesday 6th October 2020 (Domestic transfers only)

  • Wednesday 1st July 2020 to Tuesday 6th October 2020

  • Monday 4th January 2021 to Monday 1st February 2021

Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

Western European Journeyman

*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive

Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds

*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save
*Jong Ajax, PSV, AZ and Utrecht cannot be promoted or managed in FM21

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Club Culture

No team has any particular club culture aside from Roda JC and Excelsior who both require the following

Sign Players Under 23 For The First Team

Do Not Sign Players Over The Age Of 30

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Almere City FC

De Graafschap


FC Den Bosch

FC Dordrecht

FC Eindhoven

FC Volendam

Go Ahead Eagles

Helmond Sport



NAC Breda

Roda JC Kerkrade

SC Cambuur