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 25-02-2021 
 24-02-2021 
 23-02-2021 

Competitions U18 and U21 also stopped permanently

Competitions U18 and U21 also stopped permanently

YOUTH At the end of January, the Pro League decided to permanently stop the competitions up to and including the U16 due to the corona pandemic. The decision was then postponed for the U18 and U21. Today, however, the curtain has fallen: these competitions are also stopped for this season. Friendly games are still possible under strict conditions and with negative PCR tests Read more »

Anderlecht beats RWDM in friendly game

Anderlecht beats RWDM in friendly game

GAMES Anderlecht beat RWDM 3-1 in a friendly game yesterday afternoon. Kristian Arnstad, Mohammed Dauda (photo) and Matt Miazga scored for the Purple & White. Elias Cobbaut, Adrien Trebel, Jacob Bruun Larsen and Abdoulaye Diaby also came into action. Read more »

Another painful defeat against KV Kortrijk

Another painful defeat against KV Kortrijk

GAMES Once again, Anderlecht played a dramatic match this weekend and lost once more. This time, Kortrijk proved too strong and won with 0-2. It's Anderlecht's first home defeat in about one year time. The Mauves remain fifth in the ranking, but see many teams closing in on their position. Nonetheless, also the fourth place remains one point out of reach. Read more »


 21-02-2021 

Makarenko not against Anderlecht

Makarenko not against Anderlecht

OTHER Anderlecht don't have to fear Evgen Makarenko this afternoon. The Ukrainian midfielder is not allowed to play against Anderlecht with Kortrijk because the Purple & White still pays part of his wages. Read more »

Murillo suspended, Ashimeru fit

Murillo suspended, Ashimeru fit

OTHER Amir Murillo received his fifth yellow card against Cercle Brugge and is therefore suspended for today's game. Majeed Ashimeru played on Monday with the reserves and left a fit impression and, according to Vincent Kompany, is ready for the match against KV Kortrijk. Read more »

 20-02-2021 
 19-02-2021 

"I expect a reaction from my team"

INTERVIEWS Vincent Kompany keeps repeating it every week, the intensity at training is high and that was no different the past week. The coach also expects a reaction from his players against KV Kortrijk. The week has already started well with a victory against Oud-Heverlee Leuven last Monday. Read more »

De Boeck submits candidacy

De Boeck submits candidacy

OTHER Glen De Boeck has been without a club for a while, so he submitted his candidacy at RSC Anderlecht to succeed Nicolas Frutos. De Boeck is of the opinion that he can still teach Vincent Kompany a lot, so far he has not heard from the club. Read more »

Foreign interest for Mukairu

Foreign interest for Mukairu

TRANSFERS Paul Mukairu's good performances and statistics at Anderlecht have not gone unnoticed. The Italian website Calciomercato believes it knows that AS Roma and Bayer Leverkusen show interest in the 21-year-old winger. Read more »


 18-02-2021 

Proto wants to guide young players

Proto wants to guide young players

OTHER Silvio Proto has stopped as a goalkeeper, a decision the goalkeeper has not regretted for a second. He now wants to enjoy life and his family. His vision for the future: guiding young players in the tough macho world of football. Read more »

Test games with fans

Test games with fans

OTHER The infection numbers are declining and vaccinations are increasing. At the Pro League, they are therefore starting to think about games with fans. To do this, they first want to organize a few test games with fans. Read more »

 16-02-2021 

"Don't be too impatient: those goals will come"

INTERVIEWS Jacob Bruun Larsen has not yet been able to live up to the high expectations. Het Laatste Nieuws heard that the Dane is putting too much pressure on himself. Hannes Wolf, Genk's former coach who worked with him and knows him well, pleads for patience. Both for the player and for the press and supporters. Read more »

Ashimeru is at 85 percent

Ashimeru is at 85 percent

OTHER There is a good chance that Majeed Ashimeru will be in the match selection for Sunday's match against Kortrijk. That writes Het Nieuwsblad. The newspaper knows that the Ghanaian is now at 85 percent. Corona hit him hard. Read more »

Matchday 29, 30 and 31

Matchday 29, 30 and 31

GAMES Calendar manager Nils Van Brantegem announced the final dates of matchday 29, 30 and 31. RSC Anderlecht will first receive KV Mechelen on March 7, followed by Zulte Waregem on March 21. On April 5th it will visit Franky Vercauteren at the Bosuil. Read more »

"It wasn't good enough"

INTERVIEWS Vincent Kompany has always stayed calm, even with the previous victories, now it becomes clear why. The coach is also honest: "We won a point" and "Cercle earned more". Then focus on the match against Kortrijk because it needs to be much better. Read more »

Cercle - Anderlecht: 0-0

Cercle - Anderlecht: 0-0

GAMES Once again, Anderlecht could have made a big step into securing a place in the top four, but failed to do so. Against Cercle Bruges, a team that lost ten games at home in a row, the Mauves couldn't create a single chance. With a 0-0, Anderlecht could even be happy to take one point back home. Read more »

 15-02-2021 

Frutos: "I'll be back one day"

Frutos:

INTERVIEWS Yesterday was the last match with Nicolas Frutos sitting on the bench at RSC Anderlecht. Now, he will go to DC United. In Het Laatste Nieuws he says goodbye to the club and the supporters. A provisional farewell which Frutos concludes with the words: "I'll be back one day". Read more »


 14-02-2021 

Selection: Mykhaylichenko again not included

Selection: Mykhaylichenko again not included

GAMES Vincent Kompany selects the same twenty players as last weekend against Genk for today's match against Cercle Bruges. That means that Bogdan Mykhaylichenko has to stay home again after his good match (and assist) against Union. Majeed Ashimeru is also not there. Read more »

"Cercle difficult to assess"

INTERVIEWS Besides long-term injured Yari Verschaeren and Hendrik Van Crombrugge, Vincent Kompany can count on a fully fit team. On Sunday, the opponent in the quarter finals of the Belgian Cup, Cercle Brugge, awaits. Read more »

 13-02-2021 

Cullen: "We handle it professionally"

Cullen:

INTERVIEWS Every match it is clear how important Josh Cullen is for RSC Anderlecht. Also on Thursday he fulfilled more than his task and cleared the balls of the opponent. It is no surprise to the Irishman that Anderlecht have won with clear figures from Union. Read more »

 12-02-2021 

 11-02-2021 

Line up: Delcroix gets Lissens next to him

Line up: Delcroix gets Lissens next to him

GAMES Lucas Lissens is in the starting eleven at Anderlecht for the second time in his career. The 19-year-old central defender will form the heart of the defense against Union, together with that other youth product Hannes Delcroix. As to the rest of the team, the expected names appear at  kick-off. Read more »

"In the summer we have to sell a key player"

INTERVIEWS Etienne Davignon talks openly and honestly in an interview with Het Laatste Nieuws about the financial situation of RSC Anderlecht. There will certainly not be a bankruptcy, but perhaps the club will have to sell a key player again next summer to bring in money. Read more »

Vanden Borre's contract terminated

Vanden Borre's contract terminated

OTHER Two weeks ago Anthony Vanden Borre gave another unexpected interview. In it he (wrongly) accused RSC Anderlecht of a lack of respect. Meanwhile, he remains absent from the U21, the club is now taking steps to terminate his contract. Read more »

Lardot referee during cup game

Lardot referee during cup game

GAMES RSC Anderlecht will face Union tonight in the 1 / 8th finals of the Belgian Cup. Jonathan Lardot will whistle the match in the Duden Park. He is assisted by linesmen Florian Lemaire and Vito di Vincenzo. Read more »

 09-02-2021 

5 youngsters join first team

5 youngsters join first team

YOUTH Vincent Kompany gets five more youngsters to the first team. Théo Leoni, Nayel Mehssatou, Alonzo Engwanda, Nils De Wilde and Zeno Debast will remain with the first team until the end of the season. Read more »

A lot of praise for midfield

A lot of praise for midfield

GAMES Vincent Kompany had nothing but praise for his midfield against Racing Genk. The Albert Sambi Lokonga, Anouar Ait El Hadj and Josh Cullen triangle works perfectly. Josh Cullen gives himself completely and puts himself at the service of the two youngsters. Read more »

"Don't look too far ahead"

INTERVIEWS RSC Anderlecht performed well against Genk, but Albert Sambi Lokonga does not want to look too far ahead. The captain still sees work points such as the match before. In any case, there were plenty of opportunities. Read more »

U21 in quarantine

U21 in quarantine

YOUTH Normally there was a friendly game against CS Brugge on the program for the U21 last Saturday. RSC Anderlecht had to cancel that match due to some Covid-19 infections at the U21. Read more »

Ait El Hadj: "This makes me proud"

Ait El Hadj:

INTERVIEWS Man of the match Anouar Ait El Hadj, crowned his beautiful performance with a goal. And a nice one as well. It was a funny sight on TV, Paul Onuachu towered over Ait El Hadj, but that didn't bother the midfielder, his job was to disturb Onuachu. Read more »

 08-02-2021 

Strong first half gives Anderlecht a deserved victory

Strong first half gives Anderlecht a deserved victory

GAMES Anderlecht have finally won an away game. It deservedly won with 1-2 in Genk, which could bring little outside of an early goal. Anderlecht played a strong first half and put things in order before half time with two goals. After the break, the Purple & White came out more difficult, but Genk could not really threaten Anderlecht. An important win against a direct competitor for Play-off 1. Read more »

 07-02-2021 

Lawrence: "It's the moment of truth"

Lawrence:

INTERVIEWS Kemar Lawrence arrived at RSC Anderlecht a year ago. In the meantime, he has already been through a lot personally, which led to a long absence at Neerpede. But the left back is now back and only wants to take points with the Purple & White. Read more »

 06-02-2021 

Official: Frutos to DC United

Official: Frutos to DC United

OTHER The American DC United has confirmed the arrival of Nicolas Frutos as assistant coach. The Argentinian leaves Anderlecht and will assist his fellow countryman and friend Hernan Losada. Frutos has been working as an assistant coach at Anderlecht since the summer of 2019. Read more »

Brussels derby on February 11

Brussels derby on February 11

OTHER A game that many football fans look forward to: the Brussels derby. If fans were allowed, the match would be sold out in no time. Now we have to follow the game next Thursday on the TV screen. Read more »

 05-02-2021 

"A Brussels derby! Nice!"

INTERVIEWS Anouar Ait El Hadj was again an important player against FC Luik. Match after match, the midfielder is increasingly finding his way around and is playable. He is also looking forward to next week, when RSC Anderlecht will play the next round against Union. Read more »

Bellamy might be Frutos's successor

Bellamy might be Frutos's successor

OTHER Within a few weeks, Nicolas Frutos will follow Hernan Losada to America. Graig Bellamy might be his successor to assist Vincent Kompany as an assistant trainer. Bellamy has been coach of the U21 for a year and a half now and is not afraid to discuss things with the head coach. Read more »

 04-02-2021 

Nine Anderlecht ladies at Red Flames

Nine Anderlecht ladies at Red Flames

OTHER On February 18 and 21, the Red Flames will play two friendly games against the Netherlands and Germany. National coach Ives Serneers has just announced his selection for these games. Nine RSC Anderlecht-players are part of the selection. Read more »

Anderlecht most popular team on TV

Anderlecht most popular team on TV

OTHER Of all the first division team, Anderlecht attracts the most viewers to its matches on television. Between the fourth and 23rd match day, an average of 172,924 people watched a league game of Anderlecht. That is more than 10,000 more than leader Club Brugge. Read more »

Purchase option Dimata amounts to 2.2 million euros

Purchase option Dimata amounts to 2.2 million euros

OTHER If Espanyol Barcelona takes over Landy Dimata from Anderlecht for good, it will have to put 2.2 million euros on the table. That is considerably less than the 5 million that the Purple & White paid Wolfsburg a year and a half ago for the striker who has barely played since then. Read more »

 02-02-2021 

Selection: first time Ashimeru and De Wilde

Selection: first time Ashimeru and De Wilde

GAMES Vincent Kompany has selected twenty players for tomorrow's cup match against FC Liège. Midfielders Majeed Ashimeru and Nils De Wilde are there for the first time. Kemar Lawrence, Adrien Trebel, Mohamed Dauda and Abdoulay Diaby are missing. Read more »

 01-02-2021 

Bakkali to Beerschot?

Bakkali to Beerschot?

TRANSFERS There may still come a solution for Zakaria Bakkali today. According to the latest reports, Beerschot would like to bring him to the Kiel as a replacement for Tarik Tissoudali who left for Ghent. One hour remain to complete the deal. Read more »

"Do everything to get points"

INTERVIEWS Vincent Kompany is not disappointed with how his team plays, but is about the results, because in the end it is what counts. The coach now wants to focus on the remaining nine games to get as many points as possible and finish in the first four. Read more »

"Focus on the next game"

INTERVIEWS RSC Anderlecht could do a good thing in the rankings in case of a victory, but again missed that opportunity. Hannes Delcroix does not want to dwell on the missed opportunity and already focus on the next match: the cup match against FC Liège. Read more »

"I couldn't offer Vlap any guarantees"

INTERVIEWS Vincent Kompany gave a word of explanation yesterday about thedeparture of Michel Vlap. The Dutchman took his medical tests yesterday and will play on a rental basis at Arminia Bielefeld in Germany until the end of the season. No purchase option is provided. Read more »

Official: Vlap to Arminia Bielefeld

Official: Vlap to Arminia Bielefeld

TRANSFERS Michel Vlap will play on a rental basis at Arminia Bielefeld in Germany for the rest of the season. No purchase option is provided. RSC Anderlecht has just announced by themselves. It immediately confirms that the Dutchman wants to play more. Read more »

Espanyol is an option for Dimata

Espanyol is an option for Dimata

TRANSFERS Espanyol Barcelona is interested in Landry Dimata. According to the Spanish La Grada, talks have already started. The number two in the Spanish second division wants to add an extra 'nine' to the squad today and Dimata is one of the options. Read more »

Anderlecht doesn't make much of it in a silly match

Anderlecht doesn't make much of it in a silly match

GAMES Anderlecht have again drawn 0-0. In a weak party it could hardly threaten. Ghent held out easily and seemed satisfied with a point. Play-off 1 has not yet been lost, but Anderlecht still have a number of difficult games ahead of them and the peloton fighting for the top-4 remains very large. Read more »