FC Groningen wants to return to Europe within five years. To achieve this, the Eredivisie club has written a policy plan, called Samen naar de Grote Markt. In that policy plan, Groningen outlines how it wants to grow in all respects into a stable sub-topper in the coming years. The northerners qualified in 2015 as the winner of the KNVB Cup for the last time for European football.
The team of trainer Danny Buijs is now in seventh place in the Eredivisie. “In ‘Together to the Grote Markt’, direction is given to the course we have set,” says general director Wouter Gudde. “The goal: to be on the Grote Markt with ‘city and countryside’ within five years, the heart of the province and city, where the sporting successes of FC Groningen are celebrated together. objective that concerns the optimization and financial strengthening of the organization by mainly working more effectively and efficiently. “