- Address: Lijsterbeslaan 101a, Doetinchem
- Country: Netherlands
- Capacity: 12,000
- Opened: 4 September 1954
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: De Graafschap (football)
Extra stadium info – Stadion De Vijverberg
The venue opened with a football match with 12,000 people in attendance. De Graafschap, nicknamed Superboeren (Super Farmers), use the stadium named Stadion De Vijverberg for home games. The club was founded in 1954. They moved to Stadion De Vijverberg, which was renovated several times, in 1954. De Graafschap were promoted to the Dutch top-flight football league various times. In 1974, they finished 14th place in their inaugural top-flight league season. Four clubs finished below De Graafschap in that league season.
Jhon van Beukering
Jhon van Beukering is one of their former players. He is among the first football players who played for De Graafschap, NEC and Vitesse, the three most popular sports clubs from Gelderland. Van Beukering signed with Feyenoord, one of the most successful Dutch football clubs, in 2010. He played for the national football team of Indonesia in 2012. Van Beukering became infamous for his lack of speed. He earned the nickname Jhonny van de Burger King due to him being frequently overweight.
The Dutch top-flight football league
In May 2016, Stadion De Vijverberg hosted a domestic league match between De Graafschap and AFC Ajax from Amsterdam. That day, Ajax had to beat De Graafschap to win their 34th Dutch top-flight league title. The football match, which attracted a crowd of 12,000, ended in a 1-1 draw. Amin Younes scored the first goal of the match and Bryan Smeets scored the equaliser for De Graafschap. The same day, PSV from Eindhoven won their game against PEC Zwolle, which resulted in the 23th Dutch top-flight league title for PSV. Ajax became the first football club with 20 Dutch top-flight league titles, followed by PSV.