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 21-10-2019 

Anderlecht not in appeal, but with reluctance

Anderlecht not in appeal, but with reluctance

OTHER RSC Anderlecht was sentenced last week to a fine of 5,000 euros for the double role of Vincent Kompany. The licensing committee ruled that Kompany took on the role of trainer while he did not have the necessary qualifications. The club does not appeal even though it disagrees with the decision. Read more »

Homage to Michaël Ruysseveldt

Homage to Michaël Ruysseveldt

OTHER At the beginning of October we had to say goodbye to RSC Anderlecht's regular bus driver, Michaël Ruysseveldt. He had to give up the wheel a few years ago due to a prolonged illness. Before the game against STVV there was 1 minute of applause in honor of Michaël. Read more »

Top European clubs discover Sambi Lokonga

Top European clubs discover Sambi Lokonga

OTHER After nine months of injuries, Albert Sambi Lokonga turned out to be the supporting figure of the Anderlecht midfield in no time. This also does not go unnoticed abroad. Het Nieuwsblad claims that Manchester City and Barcelona, among others, have the 19-year-old Belgian on their scouting list. Marca also adds Sevilla. Read more »

Arnaesen working at Feyenoord

Arnaesen working at Feyenoord

OTHER Frank Arnesen will not be without work for a long time, the Dane is about to start working at Feyenoord as Technical Director.  Sjaak Troost is currently interim director, Arnesen would take over from Troost in the coming days. Read more »

Bornauw scores his first for Cologne

Bornauw scores his first for Cologne

OTHER - OTHER Sebastiaan Bornauw is doing very well in Cologne. He did not miss a minute of the last seven games and yesterday afternoon he also scored for the first time. Tege Paderborn he headed a corner kick in five minutes before time. Cologne won 3-0. Read more »

Chipciu, Lutonda and El Kababri are back

Chipciu, Lutonda and El Kababri are back

OTHER Does the arrival of Frank Vercauteren also mean a new opportunity for Alexandru Chipciu (photo)? The Romanian was on the game sheet for the first time this season. He didn't play yet. He stayed on the bench for 90 minutes against STVV. Read more »

Saelemaekers excels as number 10

Saelemaekers excels as number 10

OTHER Frank Vercauteren surprised by using Alexis Saelemaekers as number ten and posting Yari Verschaeren on the wing. A move that worked out well. Saelemaekers in particular felt very much at home in his new position. Read more »

 20-10-2019 

Impressive Chadli leads Anderlecht to a big win

Impressive Chadli leads Anderlecht to a big win

GAMES Frank Vercauteren did not miss his return to Anderlecht. In his first match, the Purple & White beats STVV (4-1). With two goals and an assist, Nacer Chadli was once again the best player. The 17-year-old Marco Kana and Kemar Roofe scored their first for Anderlecht. Read more »

No Ngalulu on the bench

No Ngalulu on the bench

OTHER In the eve, 3 assistants took place on the bench next to Frank Vercauteren. Simon Davies, Jonas De Roeck and Pär Zetterberg were the lucky ones. There was no room for Floribert Ngalula anymore. Read more »

Preview: Anderlecht - STVV

Preview: Anderlecht - STVV

GAMES After a week of international football, Anderlecht will resume the competition tonight. With Frank Vercauteren there is a new coach on the bench and it is looking forward to the changes he is making. Adrien Trebel will almost certainly return to the team to ensure more stability. Read more »

 19-10-2019 

 18-10-2019 

Vercauteren cuts in assistants

Vercauteren cuts in assistants

OTHER With Simon Davis, Floribert Ngalula, Pär Zetterberg and Jonas De Roeck, Frank Vercauteren currently has four assistant coaches. There are too many, he told on his press conference this afternoon. Today or tomorrow the interpretation will be reviewed. Read more »

Whatsapp messages Verschueren show untruths Diagne

Whatsapp messages Verschueren show untruths Diagne

OTHER According to Mbaye Diagne, Anderlecht never directly contacted him for a transfer. "They only spoke to Galatasaray, never to me." According to Michael Verschueren, this is incorrect. He proved this by showing Het Nieuwsblad Whatsapp messages that he exchanged with Diagne's agent. Read more »

Anderlecht visits the European Open

Anderlecht visits the European Open

OTHER It was time for a group trip at RSC Anderlecht. It visited the European Open tennis tournament in Antwerp yesterday. Belgian David Goffin lost in the second round. Vincent Kompany was absent from the trip, he spent his time in fitness. Read more »

Suarez still needs to pay 538.000 euros to Anderlecht

Suarez still needs to pay 538.000 euros to Anderlecht

OTHER Mattias Suarez had to pay 1.4 million euros to RSC Anderlecht. The reason was his sudden departure in the summer of 2016, as a result of which he committed a breach of contract. The Argentinian also paid but suddenly stopped at 900,000 euros. Anderlecht are now bringing a new case to FIFA. Read more »

"The ranking says enough"

INTERVIEWS Miro Jaganjac is by no means satisfied with the missed transfer of his player Isaac Kiese Thelin to Copenhagen. With few words, Jaganjac makes it clear that Anderlecht is being poorly led: "Just look at their position in the ranking." Read more »

 17-10-2019 

Analysis: the way to POI

Analysis: the way to POI

OPINIONS We have already completed a third of the regular competition. Because looking backwards, the average Anderlecht supporter does not feel good these days, we look ahead to what awaits us. We take a closer look at the 20 remaining matches and see what might be needed to achieve POI. Read more »

"Mpoku is not the agent of Sambi Lokonga"

OTHER It was a remarkable passage in the article about Albert Sambi Lokonga's contract extension: his brother and Standard player Paul-José Mpoku would sit around the table as his agent, wrote Het Laatste Nieuws. Stijn Francis, the real agent of Sambi Lokonga, clarifies the facts. Read more »

Trebel back in starting eleven?

Trebel back in starting eleven?

OTHER Many new names should not be expected under Frank Vercauteren. But there is a chance that Albert Sambi Lokonga will get Adrien Trebel next to him in the midfield. The Frenchman has not been in the plans for a while, but has continued to train in a conscientious manner. Read more »

Kara: "I wanted to leave myself"

Kara:

INTERVIEWS

A big wage, chronic knee problems and still a Mogi Bayat player.  Enough reasons why RSC Anderlecht wanted to get rid of Kara Mbodji.  Although the Senegalese now contradicts: "I wanted to leave myself".  In Qatar he is again the basic player.  - Kara is at the base of every match at Al-Sailiya, together with Mbark Boussafa he is one of the strongholds.  He said he had had it with Belgium and wanted to continue his career somewhere else.

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Sambi Lokonga contract extension close

Sambi Lokonga contract extension close

OTHER

Albert Sambi Lokonga is expected to return to training at RSC Anderlecht today.  The national youngsters played another game on Tuesday evening.  Yesterday Sambi Lokonga was already on Neerpede to discuss his contract extension and it is going in the right direction.

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 16-10-2019 

Anderlecht main supplier of the national team

Anderlecht main supplier of the national team

OTHERHet Nieuwsblad briefly examined all players of the Red Devils.  Especially at which club they went through their youth education.  It might not be going well in the Jupiler Pro League at the moment, but RSC Anderlecht is in first place when it comes to youth players in the national team. Read more »

"Improve the Process"

OTHER Frank Vercauteren gradually has all the players back to train with, it is only waiting for the national U21. Vercauteren started with a group discussion, in which everyone could share their grievances and thoughts. There was no criticism towards Vincent Kompany. Read more »

Internationals back at Neerpede

Internationals back at Neerpede

OTHER Frank Vercauteren gradually has a full team to train with. The internationals returned yesterday, including Nacer Chadli, Yari Verschaeren and Edo Kayembe. The national U21 with Sambi Albert Lokongo, Francis Amuzu,... played yesterday. Read more »

Doku scores for winning young Devils

Doku scores for winning young Devils

GAMES The Belgian U21 won yesterday with 4-1 against Moldova in a European Championship qualifier. Jeremey Doku scored the fourth goal from the penalty spot. Sieben Dewaele, Francis Amuzu and Albert Sambi Lokonga also played. Read more »


 15-10-2019 

Fine of € 5,000 for dual role of Kompany

Fine of € 5,000 for dual role of Kompany

OTHER

The License Commission has been mild in terms of punishment for the dual role of Kompany as a player-manager. Anderlecht have to pay a small fine of € 5,000 since Kompany does not have the right lincense to actively coach the A-team.
 

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Daskevics scores again for Latvia

Daskevics scores again for Latvia

GAMES Eduard Daskevic scored last night for the second international match in a row. While visiting Moldova, he opened the score for the U19 of Latvia in the first minute. The qualifying match for the European Championship ended at 0-6 and the Anderlecht player played the entire game. Read more »

Zola has left Anderlecht

Zola has left Anderlecht

OTHER The test of two players of TP Mazembe at RSC Anderlecht did not work out. Meschak Elia was soon without a trace and did not want to sign a contract. Now Arsène Zola has returned to his club. He could not convince the staff. Read more »

Boucaut referee for Anderlecht - STVV

Boucaut referee for Anderlecht - STVV

GAMES Sunday, the Jupiler Pro League resumes for RSC Anderlecht. It receives Sint-Truiden at home and it is also the first official match of the new coach Frank Vercauteren. The referee is Alexandre Boucaut. He is assisted by Pieter Becquet and Christophe Battiston. Read more »

 14-10-2019 

Sanneh goes through, Zulj stays on the bench

Sanneh goes through, Zulj stays on the bench

GAMES Bubacarr Sanneh and Gambia qualified for the groups in the preliminary round for the Africa Cup of 2021. Against Djibouti it became 1-1 yesterday afternoon. The first game also ended in 1-1. Gambia made it 3-2 in the decisive penalty series. Sanneh was in the starting eleven. Read more »

 13-10-2019 

Red Devils do not need Anderlecht players to win

Red Devils do not need Anderlecht players to win

GAMES Yari Verschaeren and Nacer Chadli stayed on the bench in Kazakhstan. Without the two Anderlecht players, the Red Devils won 0-2. Former Anderlecht midfielder Dennis Praet, for the first time in the starting eleven, was at the base of the 0-1 with a measured pass. Read more »

Mbangula scores again for the Belgian U17

Mbangula scores again for the Belgian U17

GAMES - YOUTH The Belgian U17 have qualified for the last qualifying round for the European Championship U17, thanks to a 3-1 victory against Macedonia. They now have 6 points from 2 games in this qualifying round and play for 1st place in their group against Poland on Tuesday. Read more »

New webpoll: what do you expect from Vercauteren?

New webpoll: what do you expect from Vercauteren?

WEBSITE It is time for a new webpoll and the arrival of Frank Vercauteren is the ideal opportunity. What do you expect from the arrival of Vercauteren as a coach? Is he the perfect addition to Project Kompany? Or do you fear that under Vercauteren we will see fewer youth and less beautiful football? Read more »

Adzic wins with Serbia

Adzic wins with Serbia

GAMES Luka Adzic played the full match with the Serbian U21 against Bulgaria last night. Adzic and co won his European Championship qualifiers with 0-1. It was the first win in three games for Serbia, which is now third in its group with 4 out of 9. Read more »

Muscle problems for Vlap

Muscle problems for Vlap

INJURIES Michel Vlap did not play along in the friendly game against KV Mechelen on Thursday. The Dutch midfielder has some discomfort to the muscles and got rest. His appearance against STVV next weekend is not in danger. Read more »

'Rough diamond' Yaya Guindo signs professional contract

'Rough diamond' Yaya Guindo signs professional contract

YOUTH Mohammed Yaya Guindo has signed his first professional contract with Anderlecht. The striker celebrated his 16th birthday on 1 August and recently became top scorer at the U17 tournament of Inter Milan. "He is a real, rough diamond that scores easily", is how Jean Kindermans describes Yaya Guindo. Read more »

Anderlecht wants to buy Chadli

Anderlecht wants to buy Chadli

TRANSFERS Nacer Chadli - undoubtedly - is a hit since his arrival in Anderlecht, even though the Red Devil is probably not quite at the top of his physical. Het Laatste Nieuws reports that RSC Anderlecht wants to take action to turn the rental period into a definitive purchase. Read more »


 11-10-2019 

UEFA puts Anderlecht players in the spotlight

UEFA puts Anderlecht players in the spotlight

OTHER Yesterday, Belgium qualified as the first country for next year's European Championship. UEFA's official EURO 2020 Twitter account congratulated Belgium in a tweet. It also placed four photos of Red Devils: Anderlecht players Yari Verschaeren and Nacer Chadli and former Anderlecht players Romelu Lukaku and Youri Tielemans. Read more »

Kayembe makes his debut, Sanneh saves Gambia

Kayembe makes his debut, Sanneh saves Gambia

GAMES Edo Kayembe (photo) has made his debut for the national team of Congo. In the friendly match against Algeria, he replaced Standard player Paul-José Mpoku in the final minutes. Bubacarr Sanneh was also successful. He scored an important goal for Gambia. Read more »

Mousny already back to Standard

Mousny already back to Standard

YOUTH Youth player Sacha Mousny has already left Anderlecht. The U15 defender exchanged Standard for Anderlecht last summer, but for personal reasons he now returns. He will play against Anderlecht tomorrow with Standard. Read more »

Loss against KV Mechelen in friendly game

Loss against KV Mechelen in friendly game

GAMES Anderlecht lost 1-4 yesterday afternoon in a friendly match against KV Mechelen. Who played for Anderlecht is unknown. However, the KV Mechelen website states that Gerkens, Musona, Cobbaut, Thelin and Trebel, among others, started the game. Read more »

 10-10-2019 

No contract for young Nigerian

No contract for young Nigerian

YOUTH Anderlecht will not offer 16-year-old Nigerian Wisdom Ubani a contract when he turns 18. All Nigeria Soccer knows that. The striker was visiting Brussels at the end of August, but failed to convince the staff. Read more »

Injury Van Crombrugge is not too bad

Injury Van Crombrugge is not too bad

INJURIES Goalkeeper Hendrik Van Crombrugge left the Red Devils yesterday with an injury. It seems to be better than expected. Van Crombrugge is said to suffer from a shoulder pain and returned to RSC Anderlecht for care. He would therefore be able to play again against Sint-Truiden on October 20. Read more »

 09-10-2019 

De Neve scores winning goal at Red Flames

De Neve scores winning goal at Red Flames

OTHER The Red Flames have won their qualification game for Euro 2021 with the smallest difference. It was Anderlecht-player Laura De Neve who scored the goal on a deviated free kick. Romania tried, but Nicky Evrard successfully defended her nets. Read more »

Vercauteren: "I want to thank the fans"

Vercauteren:

INTERVIEWS Frank Vercauteren immediately put the finishing touches on the trainers issue: he is the head coach and takes the final decisions. But he also made a few things clear to the press. He also wanted to thank the supporters for their positive reactions in recent days. Read more »

"Show confidence in guys who are there"

INTERVIEWS The summer mercato is just behind us, but the winter mercato is already coming. He did not yet want to say whether Frank Vercauteren has certain wishes for that mercato. He first wants to take the time to teach the boys who are there and to give them confidence.
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 08-10-2019 

"I would focus on other things"

OTHER In recent days there has been a lot to do about Oud-Heverlee Leuven's reaction to the departure of Frank Vercauteren. Some pointed back and forth with the finger. Vercauteren himself does not understand the commotion well: "In my contract there was a boarding clause, so a departure was always possible". Read more »

Mostly talks on the first working day

Mostly talks on the first working day

OTHER The first official working day of Frank Vercauteren is finished. It mainly consisted of conversations and information rounds. The players got an extra day of rest, apart from the ones that had to be on Neerpede for care. Vincent Kompany spoke with Vercauteren and rehabilitated in the fitness. Read more »

Coucke and Verschueren react angry to OHL

Coucke and Verschueren react angry to OHL

OTHER Anderlecht chairman Marc Coucke and sports director Michael Verschueren have both contacted OH Leuven as a result of their communication about the transfer of Frank Vercauteren to Anderlecht. OHL had said it was disappointed in the way Anderlecht acted. Read more »

"Shoulder is part of the arm"

OTHER The Professional Refereeing Department (PRD) has explained the rejected goal of Nacer Chadli on Friday in Charleroi. According to the PRD, the VAR did not have to intervene because the referee clearly did not make a mistake. But, and especially that is striking, the PRD does say that the goal was rightly rejected for hand play. Read more »

 07-10-2019 

Official presentation Frank Vercauteren

Official presentation Frank Vercauteren

OTHER Tomorrow at 2.30 pm, Frank Vercauteren will be officially presented to the press in the Lotto Park press room. Today the first working day was on the program for Vercauteren, who has to do without the internationals. The press may also follow and photograph the training for half an hour tomorrow. Read more »

Calendar match day 16 to 22

Calendar match day 16 to 22

GAMES The Pro League has just announced the calendar for match days 16 to 22. The top match against Club Brugge is the first home game in the new year for RSC Anderlecht. On Sunday, January 19, 2020, black and blue will visit and the football competition for both teams will be kicked off again. Read more »

RSC Anderlecht play cup game on December 5

RSC Anderlecht play cup game on December 5

GAMES On Thursday, December 5, RSC Anderlecht will play its eighth final of the Croky Cup against Mouscron. This time too it's an away game. The club publishes all information related to tickets as quickly as possible. Kickoff is planned for 8.45 p.m. Read more »

Kompany has to appear in front of License Committee

Kompany has to appear in front of License Committee

OTHER Vincent Kompany has to report to the license committee tomorrow. They want more clarity about the role of the player-manager. Kompany is not currently in possession of the right qualifications to be the Anderlecht head coach. For that reason, the license committee wants to take a closer look at the matter. Read more »

Michel Verschueren: "Michael lived for our club"

Michel Verschueren:

INTERVIEWS Michaël Ruysseveldt died last Friday at the age of 68 in the OLV in Aalst. Ruysseveldt was employed by bus company Rantour and for 15 years he was the regular bus driver of RSC Anderlecht. "Michaël was a true professional who was available day and night," said former Anderlecht-manager Michel Verschueren. Read more »

Van Handenhoven started as a reporter

Van Handenhoven started as a reporter

OTHER A few weeks ago, Gunther Van Handenhoven resigned from RSC Anderlecht as a team manager, but he did not stay at home for long. Van Handenhoven started working at Play Sports as a reporter, where he again becomes a colleague of Hein Vanhaezebrouck. Read more »

Nasri out for at least a month

Nasri out for at least a month

INJURIES It is not easy for Samir Nasri, had he just won the fight against the kilos, he is now struggling again with an injury. RSC Anderlecht will see the Frenchman certainly fall out for a month, if not longer. He caught a crack in the hamstrings against Charelroi. Read more »

Players were given a weekend off

Players were given a weekend off

OTHER The players enjoyed a free weekend after their victory against Charleroi. Some took the plane to the sun, others enjoyed it with their family, relatives or friends. The non-internationals are expected again at Neerpede today. Read more »

 06-10-2019 

Chelsea and Arsenal are following Doku closely

Chelsea and Arsenal are following Doku closely

YOUTH - OTHER Jérémy Doku is still under contract till 2021 with RSC Anderlecht. he is one of the young talents who signed a professional contract on his 16th birthday. However, the Purple & White will have to do their utmost to keep Doku at Neerpede, because there is in fact far-reaching interest from the Premier League. Read more »

Win a meet and greet with Lukaku

Win a meet and greet with Lukaku

OTHER The goalcounter of Romelu Lukaku with the Red Devils is currently standing at 49 goals and is therefore the top scorer in the Belgian national team history. To highlight that, you can win a meet and greet with Lukaku by choosing his best goal out of threegoals. Read more »

Coucke didn't take any risks

Coucke didn't take any risks

OTHER Extra police protection was announced for Marc Coucke in advance. Before the game there were also some banners with 'Coucke outside'. Ultimately a measure for nothing, because the chairman didn't take any risks and stayed home Read more »

"Happy I finally scored"

INTERVIEWS Yari Verschaeren has been called up again for the Red Devils. An extra incentive to start the game on Friday. And that worked, because Verschaeren scored the opening goal, something the Red Devil is very happy with. Read more »

"It doesn't look good"

INTERVIEWS Samir Nasri had to leave the field after an injury. And it doesn't look good. A while later we saw Nasri walking with crutches. A long unavailability threatens. That was also admitted by ad interim coach Jonas De Roeck: "It doesn't look good." Read more »

 05-10-2019 

Father and son in RSC Anderlecht staff

Father and son in RSC Anderlecht staff

OTHER Frank Vercauteren is back at RSC Anderlecht. Even though much has changed since his last passage, the new trainer will not be completely uncomfortable. After all, he meets his son Glenn Vercauteren, who has been the head physiotherapist at Purple & White since this summer. Read more »

 03-10-2019 

Friendly game against Mechelen

Friendly game against Mechelen

GAMES Anderlecht keeps organizing friendly games to give players who don't play a lot some minutes of play. Monday, they played against Roeselare, next week it will be KV Mechelen. As usual, the game will be played behind closed doors. Read more »

Dimata has resumed training

Dimata has resumed training

INJURIES According to the French Sport Foot Magazine, Landry Dimata has resumed the training. The striker has been out for a few months with a knee injury, which eventually led him to surgery. But there would be light at the end of the tunnel. Read more »

Only requirement: no repetition of Waasland-Beveren

Only requirement: no repetition of Waasland-Beveren

OTHER The fear is that the fans will set things on fire at Mambourg if RSC Anderlecht cannot win again. But a delegation from the die hard supporters reassured Michael Verschueren and Vincent Kompany: there will be no repeat of the game against Standard. But the supporters do ask something in return. Read more »

 02-10-2019 

Roofe and Van Crombrugge give press conference

Roofe and Van Crombrugge give press conference

OTHER RSC Anderlecht give up on the habit of the coach giving the press conference before a game. Last week, Sambi Albert Lokonga had the honor of chairing a press conference for the first time. Tomorrow, it's Kemar Roofe and Hendrik Van Crombrugge's turn. Read more »

 01-10-2019 

Coucke spoke with players

Coucke spoke with players

OTHER Marc Coucke addressed to the group of players on Sunday evening after the game against Waasland-Beveren. It was a quiet conversation and the chairman mainly wanted to convey positivity to his group. It was therefore a constructive conversation. Read more »

Top consultation with Vincent Kompany

Top consultation with Vincent Kompany

OTHER When he has a little time, Marc Coucke is at RSC Anderlecht. Yesterday he spent the afternoon at Neerpede with Michael Verschueren and Vincent Kompany. The three discussed the current state of affairs. For clarity's sake, Kompany is not up for discussion. Read more »

Alen referee against Charleroi

Alen referee against Charleroi

GAMES It is once again all or nothing for RSC Anderlecht. After the loss of points against Waasland-Beveren, it has to visit Sporting Charleroi. Wesley Alen will have the difficult task to steer this match in the right direction. Thibaud Nijssen and Jeroen Walschap are the linesmen. Read more »