News with tag "Interviews"


Verschaeren: "It felt super good"


Eight months after that unfortunate moment at Oud-Herverlee Leuven, Yari Verschaeren was back on the field on Friday. Earlier than expected because initially he was out until 2024. Friday, he got a half-hour fill-in and it felt "super good," according to de Ket. Read more »


Riemer: "We are patient with Flips"


Anderlecht plays tonight against Westerlo, the club against which Alexis Flips made his debut in August and showed great things. The Frenchman could not continue that line, but coach Brian Riemer is giving him time. "We knew it might take some time for him to get there," Riemer said. Read more »


RWDM fans throw Bengal fire at wheelchair supporters

RWDM fans throw Bengal fire at wheelchair supporters

Before the start of the match between Anderlecht and RWDM, several Anderlecht supporters sitting in a special section for wheelchair users had Bengal fire thrown at them. In the meantime, Anderlecht announced that it would speed up the work on a shelter. Read more »

De Bleeckere: "Penalty kick was correct"

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In his Monday analysis of the soccer weekend, Frank De Bleeckere of the Referee Department confirmed that Anderlecht was awarded a fully justified penalty kick. "Gueye comes with a stretched leg and fully hits Delaney's ankle," he echoed. "Just because you hit the ball for a moment or deviate doesn't mean there's no mistake." Read more »

Debast: "Huge praise for Jan"


Anderlecht took maximum advantage of the tie between number one Union and number three Ghent. Zeno Debast also observed that. "I am happy with this victory. We have to keep looking at match by match. There's a tough program coming up now, we're going to prepare for that." Read more »

Vazquez: "Big moment in my career"


As match winner, Luis Vazquez was allowed to speak to the press after the game against RWDM. Timid as he is, not much came out of it. He did laugh for a moment when the Hazard brothers passed behind him. "Golazo, golazo," Eden shouted. And Thorgan didn't let up either. Read more »

"For the atmosphere, this was the best way to win"

What a relief! Not only players and supporters, even coach Brian Riemer heaved a sigh of relief after Luis Vazquez's late goal. "4.23 expected goals, more than 600 passes, 74 percent ball possession and lots of chances: the victory is deserved," the coach said. "Only the finishing was not on point."
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"Hopefully we can convince Jan to continue"

 Jan Vertonghen does not want to tie the knot until after the winter, but if it depends on Brian Riemer, the Anderlecht captain will continue playing soccer after this season. "Together with Jesper Fredberg, I will do everything to convince him to continue for one or two more years," the coach told his press chat. Read more »

"Hopefully after Zulte light all the way to green for Yari"

It will be a night that all of Anderlecht is looking forward to Saturday: the return of Yari Verschaeren to the RSCA Futures. At his press conference, Brian Riemer praised the medical staff and Verschaeren for their work over the past few months. "Yari's rehabilitation was a straight line forward. He didn't have any relapses." Read more »


"Criticism creates extra motivation for Schmeichel"

Kasper Schmeichel did not go clear of a goal against as goalkeeper of the Danish national team on Tuesday. That led to a lot of criticism in his homeland. According to Brian Riemer, that does not bother the goalkeeper. On the contrary. "Kasper is more motivated than ever as a result," he said. Read more »



Verschaeren: "After winter break, I want to be 100 percent"


Yari Verschaeren was very happy yesterday on his reappearance after eight months of injury. To the newspapers he told even more than in his interview with VTM (which you could already read yesterday). "The knee felt good and also mentally I was fine," the Anderlecht number ten said. Read more »

Verschaeren: "I'm back and that feels great"


After the friendly game against Zulte Waregem, in which he made his reappearance after eight months of injury, Yari Verschaeren spoke to VTM. "This does a lot of good, especially after being sidelined for such a long time. It's great to be back on the field and have some minutes in the legs." Read more »


Debast: "Surprised I had to play as right back"


Zeno Debast played the entire match for the Red Devils ... as right back. An unusual position for the Anderlecht defender. "It was the first time I played there," he said afterwards. He did well and national coach Domenico Tedesco also said afterwards he was satisfied with Debast's performance. Read more »


"If Vertonghen can play for Anderlecht, then also for us"

 If it depends on national coach Domenico Tedesco, Jan Vertonghen will be available for the Red Devils' international matches. Also for today's friendly game against Serbia. "Everyone saw that he played for Anderlecht against Gent on Sunday. So why wouldn't he be ready for the Red Devils," Tedesco said at a press conference. Read more »



Reedijk voted 'manager of the month'

Reedijk voted 'manager of the month'

Every month, the Pro League honors a "Manager of the Month. Marink Reedijk, coach of the RSCA Futures, has now won the award for the month of October. He makes it ahead of Alexander Blessin (Union) and Miron Muslic (Cercle Brugge).  Read more »


Stroeykens: "Taking opportunities when I play"


For the third time in four matches, Mario Stroeykens found his way to goal. The 19-year-old youth product is a puzzle piece that fits perfectly into Anderlecht's offensive picture. "It feels good to contribute to victory and take a step forward every week," he said. Read more »