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 31-10-2002 

Successor Courtois know by Christmas

Successor Courtois know by Christmas

Anderlecht-manager Michel Verschueren probably knows who will become the successor of Alain Courtois. "I can't say now who is going to be our new director, but we'll announce him before Christmas," he said. Read more »

 30-10-2002 

Update UEFA-Cup: De Wilde out

Update UEFA-Cup: De Wilde out

De Wilde wasn't able to train with the team today. To prevent a serious injury, Zitka will take his place this Thursday. Seol is recovered. Also Aruna will start the game. Read more »

Olsen thinks RSCA will advance

Olsen thinks RSCA will advance

The Danish national coach Morten Olsen is quite sure that Anderlecht will reach the 3rd Uefa-Cup round. "Midtjylland is a club like ten others in Denmark", says the former-player of Anderlecht. Read more »

No money from transfer Stoica

No money from transfer Stoica

Anderlecht won't catch any money from the transfer of Stoica to Club Brugge. "We have no chance anymore, because Stoica has the Belgian nationality now", says manager Michel Verschueren. The Mauves were hoping to catch a training-fee. Read more »

Referees get a raise

Referees get a raise

From January 1, the Belgian referees (in the first and second division) and their assistents will be sponsored by an Italian company. The Belgian Football Organisation signed a contract for 18 months with the Italians. Read more »

 29-10-2002 

Aruna in starting line-up

Aruna in starting line-up

Anderlecht are preparing theirselfs for a European game. Thursday, the Mauves play at home against Midtjylland.
The team trained twice on Monday. Filip De Wilde didn't participate the 2nd training. Read more »


 28-10-2002 

"Tall players and strong defense"

Anderlecht-coach Hugo Broos scouted Midtjylland, the opponent of the Brussels club in the uefa-cup.
The Danish club lost with 1-0, but Broos saw a well organised and physical strong team. "You can compare them with Stabaek", he said. Read more »

No restructuration of 1st division yet

No restructuration of 1st division yet

The radical restructuration of the first division has been delayed. On November 8, the G5 (Anderlecht, Brugge, Genk, Standard and Gent) will discuss their plan with the other members of the Profliga. Read more »

 26-10-2002 

Said leaves for Egypte

Said leaves for Egypte

When Said joined Anderlecht, he was called the 'Rivaldo of Egypt'. Now he plays for the reserves. Anderlecht will let him go back to Zamalek (Egypt) on loan. Read more »

 25-10-2002 

 24-10-2002 
 23-10-2002 

Belgium on 17th place FIFA ranking

Belgium on 17th place FIFA ranking

Belgium is now ranked 17th on the FIFA ranking. The Belgians climed two places. Brazil still leads, followed by France, Spain, Germany and Argentina. Belgium has never been ranked this high since the start of the FIFA-ranking in 1993. Read more »

 22-10-2002 

Crasson back to Italy?

Crasson back to Italy?

Bertrand Crasson received an offer of 3 Italian clubs: Modena and Brescia (Serie A) and Sampdoria (Serie B). Crasson is interested about the offers. Read more »

Objection of Goethals on comments Broos

Objection of Goethals on comments Broos

Former-coach Raymond Goethals is making objections against the complaints of Broos about the night-flights of the Red Devils. "Don't nag, play! You don't have to look for excuses for the bad prestations of your team", says Goethals. Read more »


 21-10-2002 

Midtjylland was scouted

Midtjylland was scouted

Scout Daniël Renders attended FC Midtjylland vs. FC Copenhaegen. The game ended on a 1-1 draw. He compares the team with Stabeak. "They left a good impression on me. They have the same play style as Stabeak: a physically strong team. Read more »

Tihinen will be ready for UEFA-Cup

Tihinen will be ready for UEFA-Cup

Hannu Tihinen will be ready for the UEFA-cup confrontation with FC Midtjylland on Thursday October 31. He has a large cut above his eye after a collision with Ilic (against Mons). He was bleeding heavily when he left the pitch. Read more »

Complaints about night travel Red Devils

Complaints about night travel Red Devils

"We are not happy with the way the voyages for the Red Devils are organised", complain Anderlecht in a few newspapers. After the games against Andorra and Estonia, the national team arrived back in the country in the early morning. Read more »

 19-10-2002 

Anderlecht defeated Mons

Anderlecht defeated Mons

A brave Mons defended themselves pretty well, but Anderlecht won with 1-2.
Anderlecht started good, but after 20 minutes the pace dropped and Mons got some chances. The best opportunity was for Rivenet, but De Wilde saved. Read more »

Decision over Club-RSCA?

Decision over Club-RSCA?

The game Club Brugge-Anderlecht will probably take place on Sunday 24th November. The scheduled games for that weekend for both teams will take place earlier on the 20th November. Read more »

 17-10-2002 

Anderlecht propose new date

Anderlecht propose new date

When is Brugge-Anderlecht going to be played? The Mauves proposed Wednesday, November 20. Brugge wanted to play the game on December 7 or 8. The game will certainly be played by daylight. Read more »


 16-10-2002 

Belgium wins over Estonia

Belgium wins over Estonia

Belgium defeated Estonia with 0-1. That way, the Belgian side leaves Croatie and Estonia 5 points behind. Bulgaria has 9 points out of 3 games. The Belgians won 2 of their 3 games (6 points). Read more »

Aruna or MacDonald against Mons?

Aruna or MacDonald against Mons?

Aruna might appear in the starting line-up against Mons. Aruna was suspended for 6 weeks and got injured too, but he's fit again. MacDonald and Aruna both have a good chance to replace the injured Mornar. Read more »

RSCA refused proposal Brugge

RSCA refused proposal Brugge

Club Brugge and Anderlecht keep on lookig for a new date for Club-RSCA. Brugge wanted to play the game on Saturday, December 7 at 3:00pm or on Sunday, December 8 at 1:00pm. Read more »

 15-10-2002 

Reformation of the 1st division?

Reformation of the 1st division?

The G5 (Anderlecht, Club Brugge, Standard, RC Genk and AA Gent) want to reform the league. From next season, there might be 2 groups formed in the 2nd leg of the league. In one group, the weakest teams will fight against relegation. Read more »

Seol and Kolar available

Seol and Kolar available

The Korean Seol (Anderlecht) is not going to the Asian Games. Also Kolar stays home from the interland games. Both players are available for the game against Mons. It's doubtful that Zane (broken finger) will be ready to play Saturday. Read more »

STVV-RSCA on Friday

STVV-RSCA on Friday

Sint-Truiden - Anderlecht moved from Saturday, November 9 to Friday, November 8. The kick-off will be given at 8:00pm. The game is broadcasted live on Canal+. Read more »

Games national team on TV

Games national team on TV

The game Estonia-Belgium will be broadcasted live on TV. On last hand, the TV-stations came to an agreement with the owner of the TV-right. The next 2 games will also be broadcasted. Read more »

 14-10-2002 

News about the Red Devils

News about the Red Devils

Tuesday at 9.30am, the Belgian national team leaves for Estiona. On Wednesday, they will play their 3rd qualification game for the European Championship. Mpenza and Peeters are out. Read more »

 12-10-2002 

Brugge-RSCA not on December 4?

Brugge-RSCA not on December 4?

The Brugian mayor wants Brugge-RSCA to be played at 3:00pm. The game was planned on Wednesday, December 4, at 8:00pm. Both teams don't want to play at 3:00, so they are now looking for a new date. Read more »

RSCA-Lierse on Monday

RSCA-Lierse on Monday

The home-game against Lierse of November 3 is againt rescheduled, this time to Monday, November 4. The reason for this is that there is another sport game in Anderlecht on Sunday. The game will start at 8:30pm. and is broadcasted live on Canal+. Read more »

 11-10-2002 

RSCA keep following Kolousek

RSCA keep following Kolousek

Anderlecht-trainer Hugo Broos still wants an offensive midfielder. Therefore, the club keeps following the Czech Kolousek. He is playing for the Italian Salernitana at the moment. Read more »

 10-10-2002 
 09-10-2002 

Complaints about the food

Complaints about the food

The commercial partners of Anderlecht are unhappy about the food in the business seats of the Brussels club.
First of all, the price is too high (62 euro per person). Read more »

Seol replaced by Zane

Seol replaced by Zane

Anderlecht will have to miss Seol for the game against Bergen. The South-Korean will play for his country on the Asiatic Games. He'll be replaced by clayton Zane. Read more »

 08-10-2002 

Ancion is Anderlecht fan

Ancion is Anderlecht fan

Referee Amand Ancion said in an interview that he organises bus-trips for the Anderlecht fanclub in Namur (Wallonia - Belgium).
Ancion, who is supposed to be objective as a referee, doesn't see any problems. Read more »

Reactions on uefa-cup draw

Reactions on uefa-cup draw

Anderlecht are happy with Midtjylland as opponent in the 2nd round.
Hugo Broos: "We looked at the possible opponents and noticed teams like Fulham, Besiktas or Partizan Belgrado. We prefered the Danes or Nicosia (Cyprus). Read more »

Draw 2nd round UEFA-cup

Draw 2nd round UEFA-cup

ANDERLECHT - Midtjylland (Den)
Midtjylland is ranked 8th in the Danish league with 15 punten out of 11 games. The Mauves will play the first leg at home on Thursday, October 31. On November 14, RSCA play the return in Denmark. Read more »

October good as rest period

October good as rest period

In the next 4 weeks, Anderlecht will play just one game, on October 19, against Mons (Bergen). The reason is simple: first, there are 2 games of the national team. Further, the game against Brugge was moved to December. Read more »

 07-10-2002 

Seol most tackled striker

Seol most tackled striker

Anderlecht's South Korean striker Seol Ki-hyeon was the most tackled player during the World Cup among all players from the 32 teams, a FIFA statistics group has revealed. Read more »

Zewlakow got injured at shoulder

Zewlakow got injured at shoulder

Michal Zewlakow got injured at the shoulder during Anderlecht-Genk. Although the defender will join the Polish national team this week. But it's very unlikely that he'll be able to play. Read more »

Draw after exciting game

Draw after exciting game

Anderlecht and RC Genk shared the points after a game of avarage level. Both teams had several good chances.
Genk took the best start with good chances for Dagano and Sonck, but De wilde was attentive. Read more »

 06-10-2002 
 05-10-2002 

Zane broke his finger in 3 places

Zane broke his finger in 3 places

Anderlecht-striker Clayton Zane broke his ring finger in 3 places. This happened during the game Stabaek-RSCA, when a Norwegian stepped on Zane's hand. The Anderlecht striker will get a special metal plate in his finger now. Read more »

Will De wilde stay longer?

Will De wilde stay longer?

Anderlecht-goalkeeper Filip De Wilde (38), who's contract ends after this season, will get a proposal for a longer stay in Anderlecht. The Mauves are also going to talk to Aruna and Lovre about their contract. Read more »

 04-10-2002 

Selection of national coach Anthuenis

Selection of  national coach Anthuenis

National coach Aimé Anthuenis announced his selection of 19 players for the games against Andorra and Estland. De Cock, Buffel and Soetaers are new. Jacky Peeters, De Boeck, Vreven and Emile Mpenza are cut from the team. Read more »

2 weeks rest for Mornar

2 weeks rest for Mornar

The medical staff of Anderlecht gives Ivica Mornar two weeks of rest. Hopefully, the pain in his knee will be gone by then. Mornar was already examined in the hospital, but nothing serious was found. Read more »

 03-10-2002 

Anderlecht qualified after thriller

Anderlecht qualified after thriller

Anderlecht qualified for the second round of the UEFA-cup after a real thriller. The score in Norway was 1-2.
The game started bad when the Norwegians opened the score after 5 minutes. Wilhelmsonn scored on a corner kick: 1-0. Read more »

Preview on Stabaek-RSCA

Preview on Stabaek-RSCA

Anderlecht's task in Norway is simple: score and win.
In contradiction to earlier messages, Anderlecht won't start with Crasson as right back. Hendrikx will play on this position. MacDonald (18) will take place on the right flank (midfield). Read more »

Official message: no RSCA-fans allowed in Brugge

Official message: no RSCA-fans allowed in Brugge

Anderlecht received an official announcement about the game Club Brugge-Anderlecht. It's confirmed that no RSCA-fans are allowed to enter the stadium of Brugge. Anderlecht will discuss the case for the Profliga. The fans may start a law-suite. Read more »

 02-10-2002 

Broos about the near future

Broos about the near future

In an interview, Broos said that Anderlecht will become stronger than Club Brugge: "Brugge has a stronger collective, but if we can change a couple of things, we'll become the better team." All the players just need to do their job a bit better. Read more »

Ilic comes back on his words

Ilic comes back on his words

Ilic, who was dissappointed because De Boeck took his place in the line-up again, had said he prefered watching the game at home than sitting on the bench in Oslo. Read more »

 01-10-2002 

Problems between Broos and Ilic

Problems between Broos and Ilic

Glen De Boeck is recovered from his injury and will play against Stabaek. This means that Aleksander Ilic will move to the bench.
"If I don't play against Stabaek, I can better stay home. What's the point going to Oslo? Read more »

Mornar out for long time

Mornar out for long time

Anderlecht-player Ivica Mornar won't travel to Norway with the team for the European return against Stabaek. The Croatian player has an injury at his right-knee and will be examined. Read more »