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 31-03-2009 

Biglia has a double nationality

Biglia has a double nationality

Biglia adopted the Italian nationality. The player now has a double nationality. Having an Italian passport, will make it easier for him to get transfered to a European topclub. Read more »

Van Damme fit again

Van Damme fit again

Jelle Van Damme will be fit for the match against Sporting Lokeren. Jonathan Legear and Arnold Kruiswijk are uncertain though. Dmitri Bulykin trained individually yesterday. Read more »

Belgium's U19 vs. reserves: 3-3

Belgium's U19 vs. reserves: 3-3

Anderlecht's reserves played 3-3 in a friendly game against the Belgian U19 team. The Belgian national team was leading 0-3 after half an hour, but Anderlecht came back with goals of Ndoumbe and two penalties of Dandois. Read more »

Suarez father of a healty daughter

Suarez father of a healty daughter

Matias Suarez and his girlfriend Magali became parents. Their new born daughter is called Holana. She measures 48 cm and weighs 2,260kg. Purple Dynamite would like to congratulate them both. Read more »

 29-03-2009 

Round-up of the international games

Round-up of the international games

Belgium's national team will face a difficult task qualifying for the World Cup. The Red Devils were defeated yesterday by Bosnia: 2-4. De Sutter was the only Anderlecht player in action. He played for three minutes. Read more »

Van Damme injured again

Van Damme injured again

Jelle Van Damme is injured again. During the friendly game against Willem II, the player got injured at the same ankle he was operated at. He was replaced. The seriousness of the injury is not known yet. Read more »

Anderlecht beaten by Willem II

Anderlecht beaten by Willem II

Anderlecht played a friendly game against Willem II this weekend. The Mauves, without six internationals, lost the match in Holland with 2-0. Musumpa and Luma scored the goals for the Dutch team. Read more »

 27-03-2009 

 25-03-2009 

Proto to return in June

Proto to return in June

According to Herman Van Holsbeeck, Silvio Proto will return to Anderlecht next season: "Selling him to GBA is out of the question! There's only one solution: his return to Brussels." Read more »

No additional suspension for Boussoufa

No additional suspension for Boussoufa

Boussoufa does not risk an additional suspension for the harsh tackle on Persoons in the game against KV Mechelen. The TV images were analysed and the conclusion was that Boussoufa does not deserve extra punishment. Read more »

Innaurato to reinforce Anderlecht's staff

Innaurato to reinforce Anderlecht's staff

Mario Innaurato will reinforce Anderlecht's technical staff next season. The 37 year old Belgian will be responsible for the physical trainings. He has a lot of experience training the Belgian Olympic selection under coach De Sart Read more »

Injury report

Injury report

Besides the 7 players who have to play for their national team, Jacobs isn’t able to count on Legear as well. He trained individually, because he still has some trouble with his hamstring. Read more »

Transfer Asare on hold

Transfer Asare on hold

Nana Asare, the left back of KV Mechelen seemed to be transferred to Anderlecht. Now however, the press says Anderlecht has put the negotiations on hold, amongst other because of the high price Mechelen is asking. Read more »

 24-03-2009 

Tribune for blind people a success

Tribune for blind people a success

On Saturday, Anderlecht used their new tribune for blind people and it was a huge success. Blind people can take a seat in this terrace and will be able to follow live comments and descriptions of the game. Read more »

Steegen new press attaché

Steegen new press attaché

David Steegen, aged 42, will become Anderlecht's new press attaché. He'll start his job next season and used to work for Belgacom TV, RSCA TV and EXQI. Read more »

Anderlecht-Brugge sold out

Anderlecht-Brugge sold out

The game between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge is sold out. The last few tickets were sold today in less than two hours. The game will be played on April 12 at 8h30. Read more »

Interest in Perisic

Interest in Perisic

According to the Flemish media, Anderlecht are interested in Ivan Perisic. The player put himself in the spotlights in Roeselare, but is still under contract for the French club Sochaux. Read more »

 22-03-2009 

Polak suspended for next game

Polak suspended for next game

Jacobs will have to do without Jan Polak next week. The midfielder took his third yellow card yesterday against Germinal Beerschot. Therefore, he'll be suspended for the match against Lokeren. Read more »

Anderlecht beat GBA: 2-0

Anderlecht beat GBA: 2-0

Anderlecht defeated Germinal Beerschot yesterday with 2-0. It was the first time in 10 games that GBA lost. Wasilewski and Suàrez scored the goals. Though, it certainly wasn't an easy victory for the home-side. Read more »


 21-03-2009 

Line Up: RSCA-GBA

Line Up: RSCA-GBA

Anderlecht will receive Germinal Beerschot tonight. The Antwerp club has been winning most games since January. Former Anderlecht midfielder Bart Goor is playing for GBA and thus makes his comeback in Brussels. Read more »

 20-03-2009 

RSCA-GBA: selection

RSCA-GBA: selection

Tomorrow, the Mauves play against Germinal Beerschot. Arnold Kruiswijk, Jonathan Legaer and Dmitri Bulykin are both injured and will not be able to play. Mbark Boussoufa and Sasha Iakovenko are suspended. Read more »

Henin to train with Anderlecht squad

Henin to train with Anderlecht squad

Former number one of the women tennis, Belgian Justine Henin, gets a TV show on the Walloon TV station RTBF. In one of the episodes, she'll be challenged to train with the Anderlecht team. Henin is a huge Anderlecht fan. Read more »

Transfer Asare: no deal with Mechelen yet

Transfer Asare: no deal with Mechelen yet

Anderlecht and KV Mechelen weren't able to reach a deal concerning Nana Asare. According to the media, Mechelen want 1.5 million euro for the player, while Anderlecht doesn't want to spend more than one million. Read more »

Hassan to visit Anderlecht

Hassan to visit Anderlecht

Ahmed Hassan will return to Anderlecht for a few days. He'll visit his former club this weekend and give the kick-off for the game against GBA. Hassan is currently playing for Al-Ahly. Read more »

Investment in the field

Investment in the field

The club is going to invest in a heated field. That way, games can also be played during periods of snow fall and freezing. Anderlecht will invest 300 000 euro in the project, that should be completed before the start of next seas Read more »

News from the training field

News from the training field

After a few days of individual training, Tom De Sutter joined the group on Thursday. He had some troubles with his muscles. Also Mbark Boussoufa had no problems anymore. Kruiswijk and Legear stayed in to be taken care of. Read more »

 19-03-2009 

Bernadez can sign a new deal

Bernadez can sign a new deal

Victor Bernadez managed to convince the Anderlecht board of his qualities. The defender from Honduras will probably extend his current contract in the next few days. Read more »

Transfer Asare rounded up this week?

Transfer Asare rounded up this week?

Anderlecht and KV Mechelen have officially talked for the first time yesterday about the transfer of Nana Asare. It’s possible that the transfer will be rounded up this week. They don’t expect any problems with Asare himself. Read more »

Losada likely to face his former club

Losada likely to face his former club

Midfielder Hernan Losada will most likely play in the starting line-up against his old club Germinal Beerschot after it was revealed that Boussoufa will be suspended after receiving his third yellow card. Read more »


 17-03-2009 

Vlcek and Rnic have to leave

Vlcek and Rnic have to leave

Stani Vlcek will leave Anderlecht after the season as Anderlecht decided not to extend his contract. There was no official announcement yet, though the player himself is not expecting good news. Rnic will also be shown the door. Read more »

Proto still wants to stay in GBA

Proto still wants to stay in GBA

GBA still wants to keep Silvio Proto for good. The goalkeeper is currently loaned by the Antwerp club. "We won't be talking about this matter before the game against Anderlecht though", explained GBA manager Gunther Hofmans. Read more »

Kanu late on training again

Kanu late on training again

Manager Herman Van Holsbeeck had another talk with Brazilian striker Kanu, who's playing on loan for Cercle Brugge. Kanu was late on training again and is jeopardizing his future. Read more »

Asare wants to go to Anderlecht

Asare wants to go to Anderlecht

Nana Asare would like to go to Anderlecht, he confirmed that himself. The problem is the transfer price. Anderlecht only wants to give 1 million euros, whereas KV Mechelen wants more. Read more »

 16-03-2009 

Legear injured again

Legear injured again

Jonathan Legaer was replaced against KV Mechelen. The winger got injured at the thigh again. It's not yet known how serious this injury is. The medical staff hopes to get him ready for Saturday's game. Read more »

Boussoufa and Iakovenko suspended

Boussoufa and Iakovenko suspended

Next week, Anderlecht absolutely need a win against GBA to remain at one point of leader Standard. Though the Mauves will have to do without Boussoufa and Iakovenko. Both players are suspended. Wasilewski returns from suspension. Read more »

Aston Villa interested in Boussoufa

Aston Villa interested in Boussoufa

The English club of Aston Villa informed the Anderlecht board that they are interested in midfielder Mbark Boussoufa. The team from the Premier League scouted the player against Standard and KV Mechelen. Read more »

 14-03-2009 

 13-03-2009 

Mechelen better than Anderlecht: 2-1

Mechelen better than Anderlecht: 2-1

Anderlecht lost three points this night against KV Mechelen. The final score was 2-1. Rnic brought his team into serious trouble by taking a red card in the first half. De Sutter's goal was not enough to overcome the defeat. Read more »

Also Traore not good enough

Also Traore not good enough

Earlier this weekn American test player Parke was considered not good enough. Now also Ivorian test player Moussa Traore will have to find another club. He played with the reserves this week, but couldn't convince the management. Read more »

Line Up: Mechelen-RSCA

Line Up: Mechelen-RSCA

Tonight, Anderlecht face Mechelen. The Mauves need a victory to increase pressure on Standard. Van Damme is back in the selection after a long injury. Wasilewski is suspended and will probably be replaced by Rnic. Read more »

Diandy about to sign

Diandy about to sign

As it was already being suggested, the Senegalese Christophe Diandy will sign a contract for five years within the next few days. The 19-year old offensive midfielder was already on test in Anderlecht since this summer. Read more »

 11-03-2009 

Injury news

Injury news

Arnold Kruiswijk suffered with some problems at the thigh. He received medical attention yesterday, but was already able to rejoin the group today. Tomorrow, the Mauves train behind closed doors. Read more »

Vlcek about to leave Anderlecht

Vlcek about to leave Anderlecht

Stanislav Vlcek will most likely leave Anderlecht. If the Mauves want to keep him, they have to use the option in his contract before the end of the month. However the Czech media thinks he'll rejoin Slavia Prague. Read more »

Reserves beat Zulte Waregem

Reserves beat Zulte Waregem

The reserves have defeated Zulte Waregem earlier this week. The final score was 1-2. Traoré and Reynaldo made the goals. Jelle Van Damme made his come back and played for one hour. Read more »

Jacobs doubts his position as a trainer

Jacobs doubts his position as a trainer

In Studio 1, Ariël Jacobs made it clear he might stop being head coach after this season. “It wouldn’t bother me to be the assistant again,” he says. "If the board wants me to stay head coach, I’ll do that." Read more »

Losada wants to prove himself

Losada wants to prove himself

On the website of his previous team Hernan Losada talks about his situation at Anderlecht. He’s not playing a lot at the moment. “But I’m not worse than the other players,” he says. Read more »

Van Damme: "Not playing is boring me"

Van Damme:

Jelle Van Damme hopes to play again against KV Mechelen on Friday. Yesterdardy he already played one hour with the B-team. It was a choice I made, not to play a full game. I did not feel any pain.” Read more »

 10-03-2009 

A lot of people on training today

A lot of people on training today

The game of last weekend did not bring a lot of injuries along. Everyone could train with the group. Cordier, Reynaldo, Rnic and Van Damme played against Zulte Waregem with the B-team. Read more »

 09-03-2009 

Wasilewski suspended

Wasilewski suspended

Marcin Wasilewski won't be able to participate the next game against KV Mechelen (on Friday). The Polish defender got his third yellow card last weekend and is therefore suspended. Read more »

Injury news

Injury news

There are no new injuries after the game against Zulte Waregem. All players, besides Frutos and Zitka, were able to train with the group. Cordier, Reynaldo, Rnic and Van Damme are playing this evening with the reserves. Read more »

Iakovenko lost three teeth

Iakovenko lost three teeth

Oleksandr Sacha Iakovenko started this weekend's game against Zulte Waregem. He replaced Legear, who still wasn't 100% fit. Though, the Ukranian player lost three teeth in a duel when he was hit by his opponent's shoe. Read more »

 08-03-2009 

Anderlecht - SVZW: 2-0

Anderlecht - SVZW: 2-0

Last night, Anderlecht easily dispatched of Zulte Waregem 2-0. The result was never in doubt after early goals from De Sutter and Wasilewski. The Paarswit reclaim the two point lead at the top of the Belgian Pro League. Read more »

 07-03-2009 

Line Up: RSCA-Zulte Waregem

Line Up: RSCA-Zulte Waregem

Anderlecht face Zulte Waregem tonight in the Vanden Stock Stadium. With yesterday's victory of Standard, the Mauves need a win to secure their place at the top of the table. Polak and Legear are uncertain. Read more »

Verschueren left the hospital

Verschueren left the hospital

Michel Verschueren has left the hospital. The former RSC Anderlecht manager had been hospitalised for several weeks with severe kidney problems. While facing death, Verschueren learnt a "serious lesson in life". Read more »

Parke not good enough

Parke not good enough

American tester Jeff Parke of the New York Red Bulls did not succeed in Anderlecht. According to manager Herman Van Holsbeeck, he's "not good enough". Read more »

Injury news

Injury news

Jonathan Legear couldn't train with the group and will be unable to play. Also Jelle Van Damme will be absent against Zulte-Waregem. Lucas Biglia and Roland Juhasz are ready for the game. Read more »

 05-03-2009 

Aruna: "I'll return to Anderlecht"

Aruna:

At the moment, Aruna Dindane is playing in the French second division. His European debut was at Anderlecht and he has not forgotten about that club. “I give all my football shirts away, except those from Anderlecht,” he says. Read more »

Tester Diandy can stay

Tester Diandy can stay

For a while, the young Christophe Diandy is testing at Anderlecht. Today, manager Van Holsbeeck will probably say that he will get a contract and he can play for the first team or the B-team. Read more »

Asare almost at Anderlecht

Asare almost at Anderlecht

The transfer of Nana Asare from KV Mechelen to Anderlecht is almost done. After the game between the two teams, the transfer would be finished. In the Cup game in the beginning of January Asare played a fantastic game. Read more »

Beerschot wants to keep Proto

Beerschot  wants to keep Proto

Germinal Beerschot is hoping to buy Silvio Proto after this season. However, Sporting is not planning of letting him go. At the moment he’s on loan at Germinal Beerschot. Read more »

 04-03-2009 

RSCA-Brugge on Sunday

RSCA-Brugge on Sunday

The blockbuster game between Anderlecht and Club Brugge has been rescheduled. The match will be played on Sunday 12th April at 8:30pm instead of on a Saturday. Read more »

Gillet apologises

Gillet apologises

Gillet apologised for the penalty case of last weekend. The player admitted after the game that he wasn't touched, but still fell. "I am not a diver. I didn't want to cause any trouble for the referee or Mouscron." Read more »

Injury news: Van Damme fit again

Injury news: Van Damme fit again

It is possible that Jelle Van Damme will be in the selection for the game against Zulte Waregem. Biglia and Juhasz have rejoined the group, though they haven't fully recovered yet. Read more »

Date set for game against Willem II

Date set for game against Willem II

According to Dutch sources, Anderlecht will play their friendly game against Willem II on 27th March. The game will take place in the Dutch Tilburg. The kick-off will probably be given at 14h. Entrance will be free. Read more »

Frutos can start his rehabilitation

Frutos can start his rehabilitation

Nicolas Frutos is relieved from his plaster cast. The striker will begin his rehabilitation with doctor Mendoza. Frutos injured himself during the winter break and won't be able to play this season. Read more »

 03-03-2009 

Stadium: mobility issue discussed

Stadium: mobility issue discussed

In the next few weeks, the club will talk with the city council in order to solve all possible mobility problems around the stadium, when it is being enlarged. This is another step towards the renovation of the stadium. Read more »

Fine for Deschacht’s criticism

Fine for Deschacht’s criticism

The Anderlecht board gave Olivier Deschacht a fine of € 3.500 for what he said in January. He criticised the organisation of the training camp en the possibility of a new defender coming to Anderlecht. Read more »

Gillet can’t be this honest

Gillet can’t be this honest

After the game against Moeskroen Gillet said the penalty was very light. Anderlecht will to its player about this. He has to be more careful when he says something, thinks Van Holsbeeck. Read more »

 02-03-2009 

Jacobs: "Logical result "

Jacobs:

Anderlecht lost two points against Moeskroen on Saturday. Trainer Ariël Jacobs thought the 1-1 was a right result. “Taking into consideration the whole game, this is a logical result,” he said. Read more »

 01-03-2009