The Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbal Bond (Dutch football association) is the official body responsible for all aspects of amateur and professional football in the Netherlands and was set up way back in 1889. Today it has 1.1 million members and employs around 500 people, including referees, trainers and coaches. Together with local clubs, the KNVB organises over 30,000 matches a week. It also has a training academy in Zeist where the association is based.