AZ Alkmaar or AZ as it is more commonly known was formed on 10th May 1967 as AZ 67 after the merger of Alkmaar 54 and FC Zaanstreek. In July 1986, the name AZ 67 was changed to AZ. Professional club football has been played in Alkmaar since 1954.

Club Honours
Eredivisie (Premier Division)
Winners: 1981, 2009
Runners-up: 1980, 2006

Eerste Divisie (First Division)
Winners: 1960, 1996, 1998
Runners-up: 1957, 1968, 1972

Tweede Divisie (Second Division)
Runners-up: 1964

Winners: 1978, 1981, 1982, 2013
Runners-up: 2007

Johan Cruijff Shield (Super Cup)
Winners: 2009
Runners-up: 2013

UEFA Cup/Europa League
Runners-up: 1981
Semi-finalists: 2005
Quarter-finalists: 2007, 2012

Club Colours
Red & White
Home Colours
Shirts: Red & White
Shorts: White
Socks: White
Away Colours
Shirts: Blue & White
Shorts: Blue
Socks: Blue

Alternative Colours
Shirts: Royal Blue
Shorts: Royal Blue
Socks: Royal Blue

Match Days
Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons (14:30hrs) with the exception of friendly or other arranged matches.