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 31-05-2002 

Anderlecht are 2nd best Belgian team

Anderlecht are 2nd best Belgian team

According to the worldranking of clubs, Club Brugge is the best team in Belgium, with its 24th place. Anderlecht (50th), Standard (95th) and Genk (166th) complete the Belgian top-4. Real Madrid is 1st, followed by Bayer Leverkusen. Read more »

 30-05-2002 

Fleur cannot leave

Fleur cannot leave

Anderlecht won't sell Melvin Fleur, although the club announced he could leave for RKC. His great prestations on the international youth-tournament made the RSCA board realise that they can better keep him. Read more »

 29-05-2002 

Stoica might stay

Stoica might stay

The manager of Alin Stoica is still looking for a club for the Romanian player. If Stoica doesn't find a new club, he's prepared to stay in Anderlecht for a new year. Read more »

Tihinen is out for weeks

Tihinen is out for weeks

The Finnish defender, Tihinen, got injured at his head and will be out for weeks. He'll have an operation on Wednesday. It's very doubtfull he'll be able to start the trainings with the other players on June 26. Read more »


 28-05-2002 

De Boeck will rejoin the group tomorrow

De Boeck will rejoin the group tomorrow

Gert Verheyen and Glen De Boeck were training seperatly. They only ran some laps. Further, everybody trained with the group. Tomorrow, De Boeck and Verheyen will rejoin the groupe too. Geert De Vlieger is fully recovered from his minor injury. Read more »

What about the atmosphere?

What about the atmosphere?

Last Monday, a meeting took place in Anderlecht between several members of the official webteam, Alain Courtois, J-P Kindermans and a few delegees of the fanclubs to discuss the atmosphere inside the stadium. Read more »

Tihinen in the hospital

Tihinen in the hospital

Anderlecht-defender Tihinen was brought to the hospital. At the moment, he's still playing for Viking Stavanger. During a league game he got injured at his head. A scanner examination will bring more clearness about the seriousness of the injury. Read more »

 27-05-2002 

Gevaert signs contract

Gevaert signs contract

David Gevaert, assistent & physical trainer of KSV Ingelmunster, signed his contract today with Sporting Anderlecht. He'll be the successor of Paul Carels, who got fired. Read more »

Meert to Anderlecht

Meert to Anderlecht

Anderlecht player Stijn Meert (24) was sold to fusion-club Zulte-Waregem. Meert was 21 years old when he moved from Kortrijk to Anderlecht in 1999. He went to the Dutch MVV on loan. In the season 2000-2001 he was rent out to Sint-Truiden. Read more »

De Boeck injured

De Boeck injured

Glen De Boeck got injured after a tackle of Costa-rican defender. De Boeck left the pitch, but in the hospital it became clear that it was just a minor injury. The medical staff wants to get De Boeck ready before the first game against Japan. Read more »

Vanderhaeghe lost 4kg

Vanderhaeghe lost 4kg

Yves Vanderhaeghe lost 4kg after Belgium-Costa Rica. The high temperature and the high humidity made him lose this weight. He will soon gain these few kilograms back by drinking enough. Read more »

 26-05-2002 

 25-05-2002 

The return of Zetterberg

The return of Zetterberg

The greece club Olympiakos Athens has announced that the swedish playter Zetterberg will return to his ex-club Anderlecht. Zetterberg played 2 saisons in Greece where he achieved 1 title and 1 cup. Read more »

 24-05-2002 

Transfernews

Transfernews

Anderlecht has made an offer on Pär Zetterberg. The club offered 800.000 euro for the 32-year old mid-fielder from Olympiakos. Olympiakos has said that the offer isn't enough. The Greeks want 2,5 million euro for de Swede. Read more »

Zane in Anderlecht

Zane in Anderlecht

The new striker for Anderlecht next season, the Australïan Clayton Zane, will come to Anderlecht today to take some medical tests. After that he will leave to Australia. On the 26th of June he is expected back in Brussels to start the preparation. Read more »

Anthuenis coach of the Devils?

Anthuenis coach of the Devils?

Is Aimé Anthuenis going to the Red Devils? His name is mentioned as one of the possible replacers of Waseige. 1st candidate was Eric Gerets but the ex-coach of PSV thinks he's to young and to expensive for the Union. Read more »

 23-05-2002 

Travel of the Red Devils

Travel of the Red Devils

Anderlecht-players Glen De Boeck and Yves Vanderhaeghe are travelling this evening together with the other Red Devils to Japan. The Belgian delegation leaves at 8 pm on the Parisian airport Charles de Gaulle in the direction of Kumamoto. Read more »


 21-05-2002 

Toszer is convincing!

Toszer is convincing!

Daniel Toszer, the Hongarian test-player, has played this weekend a tournament with the youth-players in Groningen. He has given a strong impression and the chance that he is getting a contract is pretty big. Read more »

Kolousek is doubting

Kolousek is doubting

Kolousek, who was followed by Anthuenis this weekend in the friendly game Czech Republic-Italy, is doubting for the transfer to Anderlecht. He would rather play with Liberec (his team now) the Champions League. Read more »

 19-05-2002 

Amoruso to Anderlecht? Soma not

Amoruso to Anderlecht? Soma not

Juventus has offered the 27-year old Amoruso to Anderlecht. Sporting has followed the striker Zalayeta for a while but he is not for sale. Maybe that Amoruso is an alternative now, Sporting has asked some more time to decide. Read more »

Anthuenis follows Kolousek

Anthuenis follows Kolousek

Aimé Anthuenis has followed the practice-game between the Czech Republic and Italy. The player from Slovan Liberec, Kolousek, got some more attention. Read more »

De Boeck scores against France

De Boeck scores against France

The Red Devils played their final practice-game against France. Glen De Boeck opened the score after 20 minutes against the recent World Champion France. He headed the ball in after a free kick from Johan Walem. Read more »

 17-05-2002 

Gevaert replaces Carels

Gevaert replaces Carels

Physical trainer Paul Carels got fired after a cooperation of 5 years. "Everything fits into the evaluation of the technical and medical staff" said Alain Courtois. Read more »

Anderlecht test 2 players

Anderlecht test 2 players

Anderlecht won with 2-3 of Zottegem 4th division. In that game, the Hungarian midfielder Daniel Toszer and the Czech left back Michal Kropic were tested. This weekend, they'll join the B-team on a internation tournament. Read more »


 16-05-2002 

Will Stoica stay after all?

Will Stoica stay after all?

Ioan Becali, the manager of Alin Stoica, is traveling through Italy and France to look for clubs that are interested in his player. Until now, not a single team showed some interest. Becali doesn't exclude an extended stay of Stoica in Anderlecht. Read more »

Hendrikx cut from the national team

Hendrikx cut from the national team

National coach Waseige announced his final selection for the World Cup. Glen De Boeck and Yves Vanderhaeghe are the only RSCA players that are selected. Baseggio had to forfait and Hendrikx was cut from the team. Read more »

 15-05-2002 

Roelandts fired

Roelandts fired

Anderlecht made an end to the cooperation between the club and doctor Roelandt. According to the doctor the decision was made after a negotiation. Also kinesist Sergaent already left. The club is now looking for a new doctor. Read more »

New scoreboards

New scoreboards

Anderlecht will soon install 2 new scoreboards of Barco. Both of them are 2 modern "LED-walls" of 1,5m high and 7m long.
Also the pitch is being restored. Read more »

Bad prestation of Belgium

Bad prestation of Belgium

Belgium-Algeria ended on a 0-0 draw.
The first half was weak and the Red Devils couldn't create any danger. Belgium had difficulties controling the game, but claimed a penalty when Mbo Mpenza was pulled down in the box. Read more »

 14-05-2002 

Reformation of the medical staff

Reformation of the medical staff

Alain Courtois is about to reorganise the medical staff.
In the past years, the club already had its doubts about the capability of the medical staff, when they misjudges injured players that were transfered to RSCA later. Read more »

No decission about Soma yet

No decission about Soma yet

The Norwegian Ragnvald Soma (23), who will train with Anderlecht until the end of the week, will play against KV Mechelen today and vs. Zottegem on Thursday. Afterwards, the team will decide whether he'll stay or not. Read more »

 13-05-2002 

New shirts for RSCA

New shirts for RSCA

Sporting Anderlecht introduced the jersies for the next season. Anderlecht will play in one white shirt, for the home games, and a purple one (selected by the fans), for the away-games. Read more »

Ressel is successor Dockx

Ressel is successor Dockx

Peter Ressel will be the successor of Jean Dockx. Ressel signed a contract as technical advisor and head of the scouting. The Dutchmen Ressel is a former player of Anderlecht and he already assisted Dockx before he died. Read more »

Norwegian trains with RSCA

Norwegian trains with RSCA

The Norwegian Ragnvald Soma is training along with Anderlecht. The international is a 23-years old left back who played for West Ham United and Bryne. He only played 3 times for his team (West Ham) last year. Jean Dockx was the one who noticed him. Read more »

No Baseggio on the world cup

No Baseggio on the world cup

Walter Baseggio won't go to Japan and Korea with the Red Devils for the World Cup. He left the training with pain in his knee. He is threated by medical staff of Anderlecht. Read more »

 12-05-2002 

Most fans for RSCA

Most fans for RSCA

Anderlecht still have the most fans in Belgium. This season, an average of 23.724 fans came to a home game of the Mauves. This is 1000 less than last year.
A total of 403.311 supporters came to the Vanden Stock stadium this year. Read more »

Stoica leaves

Stoica leaves

It's almost certain that Alin Stoica will leave Anderlecht. His manager, Ioan Becali, didn't show up on the final meeting about the player's contract. Read more »

Agreement about Zitka

Agreement about Zitka

Lokeren SNW will not sue Anderlecht about Zitka. The 2 clubs came to an agreement about the goalkeeper.
Zitka signed a contract for 4 years for Anderlecht, that assumed the player was free. Read more »

More transfernews

More transfernews

The left back Jaurés of the French Auxerre is not coming to Anderlecht. He signed a new contract for 3 years with Auxerre.
Melvin Fleur, is close to a transfer to RKC. He'll test there next week.
Anderlecht is interested in Luciano Zavango. Read more »

 09-05-2002 
 08-05-2002 

Kpaka too expensive

Kpaka too expensive

Anderlecht have not enough money to buy Paul Kpaka. The same happened with Hossam last year.
RSCA could work with a budget of 25 million euro last year. Next year, it is only 22 million. It seems that RSCA won't do much transfers anymore. Read more »

 07-05-2002 

Also Ajax want Kpaka

Also Ajax want Kpaka

If Anderlecht want to buy GBA-striker Paul Kpaka, it will have to accept the concurrence of the Dutch champion Ajax. Last weekend the club from Amsterdam scouted the player, who scored a hattrick. Read more »

 06-05-2002 

Will Stoica stay?

Will Stoica stay?

The soap around Alin Stoica continues. Next week his contract ends. Anderlecht is making the final negotiations with him. When these fail, he'll have to leave. Read more »

Jestrovic had operation

Jestrovic had operation

Jestrovic's iron plate in his leg was removed. He also underwent a second operation to remove his gall stones. From now on, he can work on his return in the team.
Junior and Mornar need an operatie at their knee. Read more »

Team on holiday

Team on holiday

The team is on holiday until June 25. On June 26 the trainings restart. Players who have to play on the World Cup (De Boeck, Baseggio, Vanderhaeghe and Seol) have less vacation. Read more »

 05-05-2002 

Anderlecht close with a victory

Anderlecht close with a victory

Anderlecht has ended the disappointing season with a victory. It has beaten Beveren with 3-0 but wasn't able to convince once again.
After 2 minutes Hendrikx opened the score with a lob. Read more »

 04-05-2002 

Interest for Kpaka

Interest for Kpaka

Anderlecht wants to take over Paul Kpaka from GBA. The 20-year old from Sierra Leone, who already scored 22 times, is too expensive for the moment. That is why Sporting is planning to include Ode Thompson in the transfer. Read more »

 03-05-2002 

Crasson doubtful

Crasson doubtful

Bertrand Crasson is the only player who is doubtful for the match on Sunday. The rest is fit or out for a long time. The young player Junior will probably appear at the kick-off. He can replace Crasson or the suspended Vanderhaeghe. Read more »

More young players in the A-squad

More young players in the A-squad

5 Young players will probably be transferred from the B-squad to the A-squad in the next season. It will be Macdonald, Guerk, Deschacht, Traore and Junior. They want rent Fleur and Lovre to another team. Read more »

Transfer-news

Transfer-news

Kurt Carlier, the young goalkeeper off Anderlecht, went for a test for a couple off days to the Finnish Haka. The Fins were searching for a temporary solution but that was something that Carlier didn't want. He will return to Anderlecht. Read more »

 02-05-2002 

Aruna suspended for 8 weeks

Aruna suspended for 8 weeks

The Sports-committee of the soccer-union has given a suspension for 8 weeks to Aruna Dindane. The striker of Anderlecht got against Sint-Truiden, on the 6th of April, a red card. Read more »

Al Khatib gets no contract

Al Khatib gets no contract

The Syrian striker Al-Khatib, who made a strong impression during his testing period of a few weeks, won't get a contract with Anderlecht. There are already too much young players in the B-squad and Anderlecht wants to give them a chance to grow. Read more »

 01-05-2002 

Zetterberg and Jaures too expensive

Zetterberg and Jaures too expensive

Anderlecht fear that Pär Zetterberg and Jean-Sébastien Jaures will be too expensive as reinforcements. Since Zetterberg regained a place in the starting line-up at Olympiakos, the Greek club wants more than 1 million for him. Read more »