Steve McClaren, the former England coach, proved himself as one of the best managers; helped his side to win the first Eredivisie title in the history of clubs’ football.

The club has also made a good start for this season and currently lying in the 2nd position just one point behind the leaders PSV Eindhoven Football Club. If we look into the entire history of FC Twente, we will witness many great moments and that is achieved in an epic style.

FC Twente has appeared three times in the UEFA Champions League, two times in UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, sixteen times in UEFA Europa League, and two times in UEFA Intertoto Cup. Sasnder Boschker football players from the Netherlands hold the record for the most UEFA appearances with 45 while Jan Jeuring holds the record for top goal-scorer with 15 goals in all the UEFA club competitions.

Sander Boschker football player holds the record for most appearances with 640 for FC Twente while Jan Jeuring is the top goal scorer for the club with 137 goals. The record victory is 9-0 on two occasions, most recently at SV Urk (Dutch Cup, August 24, 1999), while the record defeat is 8-1 against AFC Ajax on two occasions (Eredivisie, June 9, 1979, and Eredivisie, December 1, 1985).

The highest-scoring win for FC Twente is 7-0 against Panahaiki football club on Oct 7, 1973, while the highest-scoring loss for FC Twente is 1-5 against Borussia Monch’bach in the finals of UEFA Cup on May 21, 1975. The highest-scoring draw for FC Twente is 3-3 against Tottenham Hospur on December 7, 2010.


  • Eredivisie
    • Winners (1): 2010
    • Runners-up (2): 1974, 2009
  • KNVB Cup
    • Winners (2): 1977, 2001
    • Runners-up (4): 1975, 1979, 2004, 2009
  • Johan Cruijff Shield
    • Winners (1): 2010
    • Runners-up (1): 2001
  • UEFA Cup
    • Runners-up (1): 197

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