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 31-01-2003 

RSCA-Standard: the truth

RSCA-Standard: the truth

Anderlecht didn't want to play, Standard did. Both, they put pressure on the National Football Organisation.
Emile Servranckx, of the Anderlecht-board, took the initiative to decide over the pitch' condition. Read more »

Karaca to Galatasaray

Karaca to Galatasaray

Yasin Karaca signed for Galatasaray (for 3 years). After a weak of tests, the Turkish player got a contract and both clubs came to an agreement.
De Graafschap isn't satisfied with the prestations of Kevin Nicolay. Read more »

Deschacht and Zewlakow out

Deschacht and Zewlakow out

Olivier Deschacht is ill. He didn't train with the team (indoor).
Michal Zewlakow still has problems with his ankle. He'll be out for at least another two or three weeks. Read more »

 30-01-2003 

RSCA-Standard postponed: update

RSCA-Standard postponed: update

The National Football Organisation decided to postpone all games of the 20th matchday. The games will be played in the weekend of April 12. The decision was made due to the heavy snow fall. Read more »

Cup-game rescheduled again!

Cup-game rescheduled again!

The Cup-game between STVV and Anderlecht was rescheduled again! Most likely, the clash will continue on the original date, namely Wednesday, February 5 (due to security issues). The game was moved to Tuesday because of a live TV broadcast. Read more »

Will RSCA-Standard be postponed?

Will RSCA-Standard be postponed?

The game between RSCA and Standard of tomorrow might be postponed due to the heavy snow fall of the past hours.
If the game continues as planned, RSCA will start with the same 11 players as last game vs. Mechelen. Read more »

Pirard leaves RSCA

Pirard leaves RSCA

Manu Pirard leaves for Wezet (2nd division). Yasin Karaca reached a personal agreement with Galatasaray. Anderlecht and Galatasaray will meet soon to reach an agreement about the transfer. Read more »

 29-01-2003 

Boffin recieve sign of honour from RSCA

Boffin recieve sign of honour from RSCA

On an STVV-meeting, Danny Boffin recieved, as first former-Anderlecht player, a golden sign of honour out of the hands of manager Michel Verschueren for his prestations in the past year. The board of STVV honoured their player too. Read more »

Karaca gone, interest in Mornar

Karaca gone, interest in Mornar

Anderlecht's C-team is almost gone. Manu Pirard could go to Wezet (2nd division), goalkeeper Zejlko Pavlovic might go to Sturm Graz in Austria. Yasin Karaca is close to a deal with Galatasaray. Karaca was already testing in Istanbul. Read more »

Problems around RSCA-Brugge

Problems around RSCA-Brugge

The game between Anderlecht and Brugge will not be played on Saturday, March 22.
On March 21, a European topmeeting starts in Brussels. This means that there won't be enough police officers around to guarentee the security of the fans. Read more »

Oyen: "Start of second carreer"

Oyen:

Anderlecht-player Davy Oyen passed the medical tests with Nottingham Forest and signed for 2 and a half years in England. Oyen once played for the national team, but his many injuries almost ended his carreer. Read more »


 28-01-2003 

First preview on RSCA-Standard

First preview on RSCA-Standard

Jestrovic is ill. Tihinen rejoins the group, but he won't play against Standard. Zewlakow was examined, but his injury is not evolving well. It's most likely that Hasi will replace the suspended Vanderhaeghe. Read more »

Vanderhaeghe regrets his suspension

Vanderhaeghe regrets his suspension

Anderlecht lose one of their most constant players for the game against Standard: Vanderhaeghe.
Vanderhaeghe: "I know what was going to happen from the moment the referee put his hand in his pocket to reach the card. Read more »

Weak prestations invoke critisism

Weak prestations invoke critisism

After the weak prestation against Mechelen, Verschueren had a meeting with Hugo Broos.
The Mauves are still second in the ranking, but everybody is unhappy. Last week, the fans critisized Hugo Broos for his defensive style. Read more »

 27-01-2003 

RSCA scouted Panathinaikos

RSCA scouted Panathinaikos

Anderlecht scouted Panathinaikos in their game against PAOK. Hugo Broos was impressed. The Greek opponent of RSCA defended strong and organised and managed to reach their own strikers really fast. Read more »

Reactions after KVM-RSCA

Reactions after KVM-RSCA

Broos: "He who thought that Nenad Jestrovic was in great condition, is wrong. Nenad missed several great chances and couldn't score, just like in the game against Westerlo.", he said. Read more »

 26-01-2003 

Panathinaikos win top-match

Panathinaikos win top-match

Panathinaikos - PAOK 1-0: 52' Liberopoulos 1-0.
Panathinaikos is leading the league at the start of the 2nd leg, and this for the first time since 1996. Liberopoulos is the best striker with 7 goals. Read more »


 25-01-2003 

Seol helps weak RSCA to victory

Seol helps weak RSCA to victory

Anderlecht took the 3 points home after a bad game on the field of KV Mechelen.
KVM played good and tried to put pressure on the player with the ball.
Jestrovic had many chances, but couldn't score. Read more »

 24-01-2003 

"Hissing at players is unacceptable!"

"When you are a supporter, you need to stick with the team and certainly not hiss at certain players."
That's Anderlecht-manager Michel Verschueren's oppinion. Last Wednesday, the fans hissed at Hasi and Hendrikx when they entered the pitch. Read more »

 23-01-2003 

Heavy security for RSCA-Standard

Heavy security for RSCA-Standard

For Anderlecht-Standard of Friday, January 31, 500 police officers and and 100 stewards will be present to maintain order. This an avarage of 1 officer per 46 fans and 1 steward per 230 fans. Read more »

"Fans need to support the team!"

Anderlecht-trainer Hugo Broos wasn't happy after the 1-0 victory against STVV (Cup). The reason was the unacceptable (non-supportive) behaviour of the fans, when Hasi and Hendrikx came on the pitch.
"This is an outrage", says Broos. Read more »


 22-01-2003 

Anderlecht win in Cup

Anderlecht win in Cup

Anderlecht defeated STVV with the smallest difference: 1-0.
In the first half, the pace was low with just a few chances. STVV weren't put under any pressure.
Though Anderlecht scored in one of their few chances. Read more »

Aruna suspended for 2 matchdays

Aruna suspended for 2 matchdays

The Sports committee of the National Football Organisation suspended Aruna Dindane for two games. This is a mild punishment since Aruna hit the referee with his ellbow.
Aruna said that he wanted to show the referee how a Beveren defender hit him. Read more »

4 cup games this evening

4 cup games this evening

Standard - La Louvière: 8:00
Club Brugge - Lommel: 8:30
Anderlecht - Sint-Truiden: 8:30
Antwerp - Germ.Beerschot: 9:00.

The 2nd legs are played on February 5. From this season on, the quarter finals are played in 2 legs. Read more »

Today decision in case Aruna

Today decision in case Aruna

The Sports committee decides today for how long Aruna will be suspended. Aruna hit referee Gumienny with his ellbow in the game against Beveren. Michel Verschueren himself will assist Aruna. Read more »

Mouscron-RSCA on Sunday

Mouscron-RSCA on Sunday

Mouscron-Anderlecht was moved to Sunday, February 23, at 8:00pm. This was done because Anderlecht play against Panathinaikos the Thursday before. Read more »

 21-01-2003 
 19-01-2003 

Panathinaikos are ranked 1st

Panathinaikos are ranked 1st

Akratitos - Panathinaikos 1-3
Jan Michaelsen, Nikos Lymberopoulos (assist Kolkka) and a deviated shot of Constantinou helped Panathinaikos to the victory. The club is now first after the 1st leg of the league. Read more »

Westerlo beat RSCA on counter-attack

Westerlo beat RSCA on counter-attack

Westerlo defeated Anderlecht with 0-2.
Anderlecht started well and Westerlo had to undergo the game. The Mauves created many great chances, but it was Wagemakers (Westerlo) who scored on a counter-attack. Read more »

Anderlecht are still most popular club

Anderlecht are still most popular club

The Belgian first division teams never got more spectators than the past 5 months.
In the first leg of the league, 1.514.457 people attended a game, good for an avarage of 9.898 per game. This is a rise of more than 1.000 people per game. Read more »


 18-01-2003 

Crasson is not going to Sunderland

Crasson is not going to Sunderland

Bertrand Crasson is not going to Sunderland. Manager Howard Wilkinson of Sunderland confirmed that. "After an evaluation we decided to cancel a possible transfer. Though we are still following Japanese international Toda Kazuyuki", said Wilkinson. Read more »

 17-01-2003 

Also Lisbon interested in Crasson

Also Lisbon interested in Crasson

After Sunderland, also Sporting Lisbon is interested in Bertrand Crasson. The Portugese club sends a scout to the Vanden Stock Stadium to watch Crasson in the game vs. Westerlo. Also the manager of Sunderland will be present. Read more »

 16-01-2003 
 15-01-2003 

Belgium won place on Fifa-ranking

Belgium won place on Fifa-ranking

After the rise on the UEFA-ranking, Belgium also won a place on the FIFA-ranking. Belgium was never higher on the ranking since it was started in 1993. The Belgians now occupy the 16th place. Read more »

Testplayer on visit + player-info

Testplayer on visit + player-info

Anderlecht have a Burundese test player on visit. Ivica Mornar will replace the suspended Aruna Dindane against Westerlo. Goalkeeper Filip De Wilde started his keeper-training again. Read more »

 14-01-2003 

Crasson tests with Sunderland

Crasson tests with Sunderland

The 32-years old right-back Bertrand Crasson, is close to a transfer to Sunderland (England). Sunday, he left for England for tests. He'll possibly get a contract for 2.5 seasons. Read more »

 13-01-2003 

Belgium ranked 10th on uefa-list

Belgium ranked 10th on uefa-list

Belgium won 4 places on the UEFA-ranking, half way the season. Belgium is ranked 10th now. This is mostly because the bad season of 1997-1998 dropped (only the 5 last years count). Read more »

 12-01-2003 

Panathinaikos are co-leader

Panathinaikos are co-leader

Panathinaikos - Olympiakos 3-2: Olisadebe, Basinas, Kolkka.
Olisadebe got red. Because of this victory, Anderlecht-opponent Panathinaikos are now co-leader in the Greek League. Read more »

De Bilde reacts on coach and club

De Bilde reacts on coach and club

Anderlecht-player De Bilde reacts with lots of critisism on the management and the coaching of the club.
"Anderlecht aren't the same as they used to be. No technical play anymore, no recognisable style... Read more »

 11-01-2003 

The Mauves return from Spain

The Mauves return from Spain

The Mauves return from Spain today. This afternoon, the team lands in Zaventem. Broos saw the game against Mainz as a good preparation for next Sunday's game, vs. Westerlo. That's way Mornar played 70 minutes. Read more »

 10-01-2003 

RSCA-Standard on Jan. 31 at 8.30pm

RSCA-Standard on Jan. 31 at 8.30pm

Anderlecht got permission of the city council to play the home game against Standard on Friday, January 31 at 8.30pm. That way, the fans will have enough time to get to the stadium in time. Read more »

Anderlecht's C-team almost gone

Anderlecht's C-team almost gone

Anderlecht-players Pavlovic and Pirard agreed with a transfer to KV Mechelen, Karaca is still doubting. Davy Oyen is testing with the English Nottingham Forest, a team from the Second Division. Read more »

 09-01-2003 

RSCA win, Seol scores

RSCA win, Seol scores

Anderlecht is currently in Spain on a trainings camp. Yesterday they played a friendly game against FC Cadiz, leader of the Spanish Third Division.
Anderlecht swapped in total 9 times and won the the game with 4-1. Read more »

Case Aruna postponed

Case Aruna postponed

The case Aruna is postponed until January 22. Normally, the striker had to appear in front of the Sports Committee on January 8. In the game against Beveren, Dindane hit the referee with his ellbow. Read more »

 08-01-2003 

Sports committee decides over Aruna

Sports committee decides over Aruna

The Sports comittee will decide over the punishment Aruna will get, after hitting a referee with his ellbow.
"I never had the intention to hit the referee. You can clearly see that on TV images", says Aruna. Read more »

 07-01-2003 

Mornar back into the team

Mornar back into the team

On Wednesday, the sports committee will examine the case Aruna. If the Anderlecht player get suspended for a while, Ivica Mornar will take his place in the team again. "Everton and a German team were interested in Aruna, but Broos wanted him to stay. Read more »

 06-01-2003 

De Bilde and Aruna stay

De Bilde and Aruna stay

With Anderlecht, Gilles De Bilde confirmed staying with Anderlecht until the end of the season. Also Aruna will stay, no matter how long is suspension may be. Goalkeeper De Wilde is starting more intense trainings. Read more »

 05-01-2003 

Panathinaikos are 2nd now

Panathinaikos are 2nd now

OFI Kreta - Panathinaikos 0-2: Costoulas 0-1 (own), Karagounis 0-2.
After 24 minutes, Costoulas scored an own goal. After 30 minutes, Karagounis doubled the score. PAOK lost 2-0 in Panionios on Saturday. Read more »

 04-01-2003 

Prices for Cup and uefa-cup

Prices for Cup and uefa-cup

From January 15 until February 8 only season ticket holders can but tickets for the match vs. Panathinaikos. The free sale starts on February 10. From January 8 until January 15, only season ticket holders can buy tickets for the match vs. STVV. Read more »

 03-01-2003 

De Wilde almost recovered

De Wilde almost recovered

Goalkeeper Filip De Wilde is almost recovered from his injury. He joins the team on training-camp in Jerez (Spain). In June, he decides whether he'll play another year or end his carreer. Read more »

Aruna stays in Anderlecht

Aruna stays in Anderlecht

Aruna Dindane, who might be suspended for a long while, will stay in Anderlecht. Though the club was thinking to transfer him to a foreign team (on loan). Read more »

 02-01-2003 
 01-01-2003