Sportclub Heerenveen is a Dutch football club based in the town of Heerenveen. They currently feature in the Dutch Eredivisie and finished fifth in the 2008-2009 season.
SC Heerenveen were founded on July 20,1920 but did not win any major honours in their history. In the 1999-2000 season, Heerenveen finished runners-up and qualified for the UEFA Champions League in 2000-2001. They have since played in Europe (mainly in the UEFA Cup) and are said to be stiff challengers to the top three (Ajax, Feyenoord and PSV Eindhoven).
Heerenveen were presided over by Riemer van der Velde between 1983 and (September) 2006, the longest tenure of any Dutch football club president.
SC Heerenveen play their home matches at the Abe Lenstra Stadion that has a capacity of 26,800.
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