Sportclub Heerenveen is a Dutch professional football club from Heerenveen, which plays in the Eredivisie of both men's and women's competitions. The biggest successes the club has achieved are reaching the group stage of the UEFA Champions League in 2000-2001 and winning the KNVB Cup in 2009.
The home of sc Heerenveen is the Abe Lenstra Stadium, named after the former football player Abe Lenstra who died in 1985. There are currently 27,224 spectators in the stadium. In theory, this means that almost all residents of Heerenveen (32,200 inhabitants) can take a seat in the stadium as a spectator.