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 18-12-2018 

Adzic scores for U21

Adzic scores for U21

YOUTH The U21 have defeated Antwerp with 1-2. Hannes Delcroix put Purple-White in the lead and Luka Adzic (photo) doubled the score from the penalty spot. Antwerp softened after the break. Read more »

No plan for successor Vanhaezebrouck

No plan for successor Vanhaezebrouck

OTHER After the meeting of the Pro League Marc Coucke did not want to comment on the resignation of Hein Vanhaezebrouck. "We always try to make the right decision", the chairman was short. There is no real plan for a successor, but they are currently working hard on this. Read more »

Pro League kicks off an annual Christmas campaign

Pro League kicks off an annual Christmas campaign

OTHER From tonight 23h the annual Christmas campaign of the Jupiler Pro League starts. Just like in previous years, you can bid again on different signed shirts of different players from the Jupiler Pro League and the Proximus League. But you can also bid on a World Cup jersey signed by all Red Devils. Read more »

Will we see Suarez back in an Anderlecht shirt?

Will we see Suarez back in an Anderlecht shirt?

TRANSFERS Argentine media reports that RSC Anderlecht want to bring Matias Suarez back to the Astridpark. The Argentinian is still very popular with the purple-white supporters and they are keen for a return of course. In Suarez 'environment it is said that Anderlecht "is not concrete for the time being". Read more »

"Wintermercato will be very important"

INTERVIEWS Gilles De Bilde was this yesterday a guest for an extra VTM-news about the resignation of Hein Vanhaezebrouck. De Bilde doubts whether a new trainer will do better than Vanhaezebrouck, because the player material is not good. As a result, the winter mercato will be very important for purple-white. Read more »

Dismissal bonus of 1,5 million euros

Dismissal bonus of 1,5 million euros

OTHER Since his arrival, Marc Coucke has been doing everything he can to save monay. But for the dismissal of Hein Vanhaezebrouck he will have to go deep into the pouch again. Vanhaezebrouck is entitled to a dismissal bonus of approximately 1.5 million euros. Read more »

Coucke: "I am here for the Pro League"

Coucke:

INTERVIEWS VTM had took playce at the building of the Belgian Union in the hope of getting a reaction from chairman Marc Coucke about the dismissal of Hein Vanhaezebrouck. But Coucke was clear: "No comment, I'm here for the Pro League." Meanwhile, the club sent a press release about Karim Belhocine and Jonas De Roeck.
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 17-12-2018 

Players were still behind Vanhaezebrouck

Players were still behind Vanhaezebrouck

OTHER Yesterday after the match against Cercel Brugge, Pieter Gerkens and Sven Kums met the press. Their short reactions show that they and the other players were still behind Hein Vanhaezebrouck. The players reacted this morning with disbelief on the dismissal. Read more »

Kums: "I was surprised"

Kums:

INTERVIEWS Yesterday, when the players arrived at Neerped, they too only heard the news of Hein Vanhaezebrouck's resignation, together with the rest of the world, last night. Their reaction showed that. Sven Kums is already taking on for his ex-trainer. Read more »

Boeckx injured

Boeckx injured

INJURIES Against Cercle Brugge Boy de Jong was on the bench as goalkeeper instead of Frank Boeckx, the latter took a hit on the knee against Zagreb and did not get fit.
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Which names to succeed Vanhaezebrouck?

Which names to succeed Vanhaezebrouck?

OTHER The news of the resignation of Hein Vanhaezebrouck was only just known or there were already names of successors coming out. It is expected that U21 coach Jonas De Roeck temporarily observes the honors. You will also hear the names of Enzo Scifo, Frank De Boer and Peter Bosz. Read more »

Adzic again with Reserves

Adzic again with Reserves

YOUTH There is also football on the menu tonight. The reserves of RSC Anderlecht take on the reserves of Antwerp. The kick-off is scheduled for 19:30 in the Oude Bosuillaan 54A in Deurne. Read more »

Coucke again very sharp on Twitter

Coucke again very sharp on Twitter

OTHER He left it for a while, but after the defeat against Cercle Brugge, Marc Coucke was once again very sharp for Anderlecht's performance. He compared them with the world title of the national hockey team: "Congratulations, the contrast can not be bigger", according to the Anderlecht-president. Read more »

One out of twelve after new defeat

One out of twelve after new defeat

GAMES Anderlecht can no longer win. For the third time in four league matches, the Purple & White went into the boat. Against Cercle Brugge it became 2-1. The Purple & White then again fails to take advantage of loss of points from the clubs above them. Read more »

Abazaj makes his debut

Abazaj makes his debut

GAMES Yesterday was December 16 and Kristal Abazaj, in April the first summer transfer of the duo Luc Devroe and Marc Coucke, made his debut for Anderlecht. The Albanian was allowed to come in against Cercle Brugge after 69 minutes. He could not, however, avoid the defeat Read more »

Kums suspended against Mouscron

Kums suspended against Mouscron

GAMES Sven Kums took his fifth yellow card of the season against Cercle Brugge yesterday afternoon. He is therefore suspended for next week's game against Mouscron. Andy Najar took his fourth yellow card.
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Coucke broke with Italian for broker reasons

Coucke broke with Italian for broker reasons

OTHER Opposite the training center in Neerpede is an Italian restaurant with which Anderlecht cooperated for a long time. This way, players could go there for a healthy meal. Marc Coucke stopped this cooperation. Het Nieuwsblad knows why he did this.
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 16-12-2018 

 14-12-2018 

Desolate 0-0 in Zagreb

Desolate 0-0 in Zagreb

GAMES Anderlecht closed their European campaign without victory. In Zagreb, it played 0-0 against Dinamo in a match without enthusiasm. From now on Anderlecht can focus fully on the competition. Read more »

Still works coming up at the stadium

Still works coming up at the stadium

OTHER Marc Coucke had already done some work in the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, but that does not stop there. In this way the entrance to the grandstand gets a freshening up in the short term. There will be a glimpse into the field, the changing rooms will also be included in the refresher plans. Read more »

Rutsaert succeeds Keersebilck

Rutsaert succeeds Keersebilck

OTHER On Wednesday, it became known that Matthijs Keersebilck says goodbye to RSC Anderlecht. That same evening Marc Coucke introduced his successor at the gala dinner in Zagreb. Emmanuel Rutsaert is promoted to Head of Sales, Marketing and Communication Read more »

 13-12-2018 

Boeckx in the goal

Boeckx in the goal

OTHER Frank Boeckx finally gets his chance in goal tonight against Zagreb. For him he gets a four-man defense with Milic, Sanneh, Bornauw and Appiah. Gerkens, Kayembe, Morioka and Saief occupy the midfield. Read more »

Jestrovic present in Zagreb

Jestrovic present in Zagreb

OTHER Yesterday evening it was time for the gala dinner in Zagreb, provided by RSC Anderlecht. Nenad Jestrovic was one of the noted guests. And of course Paul Van Himst could not be missed. He has traveled for years to all European away games Read more »

"Agents'world is a chaotic market"

INTERVIEWS A new technical director is not yet available, currently Michael Verschueren is the point of contact for agents. And those contacts are anything but structured. Verschueren also wants to change that approach in the future. Read more »

Preview: Dinamo Zagreb - RSC Anderlecht

Preview: Dinamo Zagreb - RSC Anderlecht

GAMES RSC Anderlecht will play its last European game this season tonight. A match without commitment because the Purple & White has been out for some time and can only play for the Belgian coefficient. Dinamo and Fenerbahçe are the group winners. Anderlecht can finish third when it wins tonight. Read more »

Verschueren: "One or two reinforcements"

Verschueren:

INTERVIEWS RSC Anderlecht plans to do one or two targeted reinforcements during the winter mercato, not more. Michael Verschueren is convinced that for the rest there is enough quality in the current core. It is mainly individual errors that necks the team. Read more »

"Hein is not up for discussion"

INTERVIEWS Some people are already talking about the resignation of Hein Vanhaezebrouck. Others are of the opinion that the coach can not do much more with the team that he has available. Michael Verschueren is clear: "The coach is not up for discussion". Read more »

Coucke: "Obligations will be fulfilled"

Coucke:

INTERVIEWS It is rumbling within RSC Anderlecht, at least among the shareholders. Yesterday the news appeared that some are afraid that they will not see their money that they have "borrowed" to the club. According to some sources, Roger Vanden Stock already didn't come to the shareholders' meeting yesterday. Read more »

Trebel trains in Neerpede again

Trebel trains in Neerpede again

INJURIES Since this week Adrien Trebel has been staying in Neerpede again. After his surgery on the abdominal muscles he went to his family in France and rehabilitated there. Now he continues his recovery exercises in Anderlecht. Read more »

Keersebilck leaves Anderlecht

Keersebilck leaves Anderlecht

OTHER Matthijs Keersebilck, head of sales, marketing and communication, has submitted his resignation to Anderlecht. He goes to work at construction company Matexi, where Anderlecht manager Jo Van Biesbroeck is also in the board of directors. Read more »

Milic and Musona came despite negative advice

Milic and Musona came despite negative advice

TRANSFERS The transfers of Knowledge Musona (photo) and Antonio Milic from Ostend to Anderlecht have not yet been successful. This is not really a surprise. The scouting of Anderlecht had made a negative judgment about the duo, but still Marc Coucke and Luc Devroe both pushed for the transfers. Read more »

Vanhaezebrouck said no to Swierczok

Vanhaezebrouck said no to Swierczok

TRANSFERS Last winter, Anderlecht wanted to get an other striker and the Polish Jakub Swierczok was an option. Hein Vanhaezebrouck, however, vetoed, so Swierczek did not come, according to Sport / Voetbalmagazine. He then went to the Bulgarian Ludogorets. Read more »

 12-12-2018 

On a winter training camp to Spain

On a winter training camp to Spain

OTHER Like every year, RSC Anderlecht is going on a winter training camp. This year, there heading towards Spain. Purple-white will take care of the preparations for the continuation of the season in the Piratar Arena football training center in San Pedro del Pinatar. Read more »

"No tense atmosphere "

INTERVIEWS Roger Vanden Stock was not present on Sunday for the match against Charleroi. According to Het Nieuwsblad, this was due to a dispute with new chairman Marc Coucke. The old Anderlecht board would still get some money, Coucke would continue to make excuses not to pay it back immediately. "Nothing to worry about", says spokesman Marie Verbeke. Read more »

Stadium in lego almost finished

Stadium in lego almost finished

OTHER Do you remember Joe Bryant? The 10-year-old British boy who rebuilt all the stadiums of the Bundesliga in lego. He interrupted his Bundesliga series to rebuild the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in lego. On twitter he shows a state of affairs with a photo. Read more »


 11-12-2018 

Coucke wants to invest around 30 million euros

Coucke wants to invest around 30 million euros

OTHER Since his arrival at RSC Anderlecht, Marc Coucke has taken various measures to make the club financially healthy again. Currently, some debts have to be eliminated according to Het Nieuwsblad. That is why Coucke is considering pumping an investment of around 30 million euros in the club. Read more »

Boeckx in goal against Zagreb?

Boeckx in goal against Zagreb?

OTHER Hein Vanhaezebrouck already announced Sunday evening to give the chance to players who do not play much. Does that also mean that we can expect Frank Boeckx again in the goal. His last game was the cup match against Union. Read more »

Mbemba again in the picture?

Mbemba again in the picture?

TRANSFERS According to the Congolese Foot RDC, Anderlecht is  interested in getting Chancel Mbemba in January. The Purple & White tried to recruit his former defender in the summer, but then Mbemba opted for Porto. He hardly gets to play there. Read more »

No Kums and Dimata against Zagreb

No Kums and Dimata against Zagreb

OTHER Hein Vanhaezebrouck will probably give Sven Kums (tailbone), Landry Dimata (knee) and Evgen Makarenko (Achilles tendon) some rest against Dinamo Zagreb. "Kums is still struggling and can not manage three matches a week." Read more »

Vanhaezebrouck: "No penalty for me"

Vanhaezebrouck:

INTERVIEWS By a late penalty goal of Benavente Anderlecht lost the three points against Charleroi. According to Anderlecht coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck, it was not a penalty. "The distance was too close and there was no movement", he refers to the handplay rules. Read more »

Six times without Trebel and never won

Six times without Trebel and never won

GAMES Last season, the figures showed how important Adrien Trebel is for Anderlecht and that is now clear again. Since Trebel was out three weeks ago, Anderlecht could not win one of his four matches. Also the two duels without Trebel before did not lead to victory. Read more »

Santini misses Cercle Bruges

Santini misses Cercle Bruges

OTHER Ivan Santini took his fifth yellow card of the season against Charleroi. The striker is suspended for the next game, next Sunday on the field of Cercle Bruges. It is a long-awaited suspension day. Read more »

 10-12-2018 

Cobbaut later with Reserves?

Cobbaut later with Reserves?

INJURIES Will Elias Cobbaut make his comeback? The defender has been training for a while and according to Het Laatste Nieuws there is a chance that he will be able to play minutes with the Reserves. Read more »

Anderlecht throws away victory in final minutes

Anderlecht throws away victory in final minutes

GAMES Anderlecht were unable to win for the third week in a row. For a long time it looked good. Amuzu (photo) gave Purple & White the lead shortly after the break with a good shot. In the final phase, however, Bornauw made hands and Benavente used the penalty kick. Read more »

 09-12-2018 

Preview: Anderlecht - Charleroi

Preview: Anderlecht - Charleroi

GAMES Can Anderlecht benefit from the points loss of Racing Genk and Club Brugge? Or does Charleroi approach and the edge of Play-Off 1 comes dangerously closer? It may be clear: purple-white is doing well tonight to keep the three points at home.
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"Every time get up and try to grab points"

INTERVIEWS The teams behind us are getting closer and the teams in front of us are getting further and further away. There are still four league games before the winter break. Only afterwards RSC Anderlecht can get some reinforcements. Until then, players have to get up and try to get points. Read more »


 08-12-2018 

Everyone is training again, but ...

Everyone is training again, but ...

OTHER Hein Vanhaezebrouck had good news at the press conference, besides Adrien Trebel who is still recovering from his abdominal operation, everyone is training again. But the coach added, that it remains to be seen how some players will digest the training. Read more »

Musona wants to return to Ostend

Musona wants to return to Ostend

TRANSFERS The transfer of Knowledge Musona to Anderlecht has not yet been successful. The Zimbabwean barely plays and is not really happy anymore at Anderlecht. According to Het Nieuwsblad, he is open to a return to Ostend. Read more »

"We have to be a bit more vicious"

YOUTH - INTERVIEWS The last matches Albert Sambi Lokonga comes to the surface again. After a period in the shadow, he now belongs to the stars. In Het Nieuwsblad he gave his first big interview. "With our mix of youngsters and experience, the title is certainly possible."
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 07-12-2018 

Finally Premier League debut Dendoncker

Finally Premier League debut Dendoncker

OTHER He had to wait for it for a long time, but finally he has it: Leander Dendoncker has played his first minutes in the Premier League. The midfielder of Wolverhampton was allowed to come in against Chelsea after 81 minutes on Wednesday. Read more »

In between there must also be studied

In between there must also be studied

OTHER The exams are in full swing, also for the purple-white youth. Last weekend they could still be admired at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium. On Wednesday, Yari Verschaeren and Jérémy Doku were sitting with their noses in the books. We wish all students a lot of success !! Read more »

Soon an RSCA Christmas sweater?

Soon an RSCA Christmas sweater?

OTHER You've been seeing the big clubs abroad doing it for a long time, every year they come with their version of a Christmas sweater. And it looks like this will now also be the case at RSC Anderlecht. On their official Instagram account they shared images of a photoshoot with the Christmas sweater.
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 06-12-2018 

Dauda or Santini in the attack

Dauda or Santini in the attack

OTHER Landry Dimata was still missing on training yesterday. His employability against Charleroi is highly uncertain. As a result, Mohammed Dauda or Ivan Santini may take his place in the attack. Read more »


 05-12-2018 

Anderlecht earns money from World Cup

Anderlecht earns money from World Cup

OTHER Over the past World Cup, Anderlecht raised another 1.2 million euros. This is due to the participation in this World cup of players who were on the payroll of RSCA at that time. Leander Dendoncker (Belgium), Kara Mbodji (Senegal), Uros Spajic (Serbia), Lukasz Teodorczyk (Poland), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Egypt) and Isaac Kiese Thelin (Sweden) are the players who are responsible for this. Read more »

German or Peruvian number ten?

German or Peruvian number ten?

TRANSFERS According to Het Laatste Nieuws, Anderlecht has two players at the top of their wish list for next winter. The German Hany Mukhtar or the Peruvian Cristian Benavente must provide the necessary creativity. Read more »

Reserves already sure of play-offs

Reserves already sure of play-offs

YOUTH The reserves of RSC Anderlecht won their match against KV Kortrijk on Monday. Thanks to that victory, they are already certain of a place in the playoffs. Jeremy Doku and Mohammed Dauda scored the Purple & White goals. Read more »

Still unclarity about Dimata

Still unclarity about Dimata

INJURIES Landry Dimata did not belong to the selection last Sunday due to an injury to the knee. The striker did not participate in the training on Monday either. It remains to be seen whether he will be ready for Sunday's game. Read more »

 04-12-2018 

Vranjes trains again

Vranjes trains again

INJURIES Ognjen Vranjes was back on the training field in Neerpede yesterday. For both home games against Spartak Trnava and Racing Genk the Bosnian was not ready to play. Whether his absence was actually due to an injury, we don't know. Vranjes could be used again against Charleroi. Read more »

Lardot leads Anderlecht - Charleroi

Lardot leads Anderlecht - Charleroi

GAMES RSC Anderlecht will receive Sporting Charleroi at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on Sunday. Jonathan Lardot has been appointed to lead this game in the right direction. Frederic Godelaine and Florian Lemaire are the linesmen of service. Jan Boterberg is fourth official. Read more »

5.000 euro fine for Vranjes

5.000 euro fine for Vranjes

OTHER Also no Ognjen Vranjes in the selection at RSC Anderlecht on Sunday. Whether he is injured or is serving a penalty for his controversial post on Instagram is not clear. The club has now imposed a fine of 5,000 euros on him. Read more »

 03-12-2018 

Anderlecht loses against Genk

Anderlecht loses against Genk

GAMES Anderlecht have suffered their second loss in a row. Purple-white went 0-1 down against leader Racing Genk. Alejandro Pozuelo scored the only goal of the match halfway through the second half. Read more »

Trio from starting eleven to stands

Trio from starting eleven to stands

OTHER Dennis Appiah, Ryota Morioka (photo) and Knowledge Musona were in the starting line-up against Spartak Trnava on Thursday, yesterday they did not even get onto the match sheet. There seems to be no question of an injury. Hein Vanhaezebrouck told Friday that the games against Trnava had not caused any damage. Read more »

U21: Adzic in selection

U21: Adzic in selection

YOUTH Tonight at 8 pm the RSC Anderlecht reserves will visit their peers from KV Kortrijk. Coach Jonas De Roeck selected 18 players for this match. Luka Adzic is again part of the selection.
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 02-12-2018 

Preview: Anderlecht - Racing Genk

Preview: Anderlecht - Racing Genk

GAMES In the eve, Anderlecht will meet in their own stadium leader Racing Genk. The Limburgers are working on a strong season, but are not doing that well in the last few weeks. Can the young Anderlecht break the leader? Read more »

Kindermans: "Similarities between Doku and Hazard"

Kindermans:

YOUTH 17-year-old Jeremy Doku made a promising debut for Anderlecht last weekend. Expectations are high, because in recent months he has been put forward as the talent of the Anderlecht academy. Rightly so, because Bob Browaeys, who coached many national youth teams, even compares Doku with Eden Hazard. Read more »

"Lukebakio perhaps insufficiently guided"

YOUTH With a hat-trick against Bayern Munich, Dodi Lukebakio surprised the football world last weekend. That the 21-year-old striker now breaks through in the Bundesliga and not at Anderlecht, does not give youth coordinator Jean Kindermans a bad feeling. "I'm happy for Dodi." Read more »

BeNeLiga for U21?

BeNeLiga for U21?

YOUTH The plan to have the U21 of the first division teams take place in the amateur competition is in the trash, so the top clubs think of a different way to get their youngsters to play at a higher level. According to Jean Kindermans the plan of a BeNeLiga for U21 is on the table. Read more »

Works on the pitch in the mid-season

Works on the pitch in the mid-season

OTHER It was clear on Thursday that the pitch of the Constatn Vanden Stock Stadium is suffering hard. According to Hein Vanhaezebrouck, the many games are the problem, but not only that, the problem is deeper. A solution will probably only come in the mid-season. Read more »

"Vranjes is a good defender but too rash"

INTERVIEWS A journalist notes that Ognjen Vranjes is no longer the happy rash player than he was at the beginning of the season. All the fuss that currently plays around him also weighs on him and he has also already cost his team points, says Hein Vanhaezebrouck. Read more »

 01-12-2018 

Dimata, Najar and Santini back at training

Dimata, Najar and Santini back at training

INJURIES It remains to be seen which injured players Hein Vanhaezebrouck will recover against KRC Genk. Landry Dimata, Ivan Santini, Andy Najar and Sven Kums train yesterday afternoon for the first time again, it is to see if there is a reaction to that first training. Read more »