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 14-11-2019 

Colassin scores for Belgian U19

Colassin scores for Belgian U19

YOUTH The Belgian U19 have started their European Championship qualification tournament well. In the first match, Iceland was beaten with 3-0. Antoine Colassin (photo) put the final score on the board in the 85th minute. Read more »

Medical staff visits Manchester City

Medical staff visits Manchester City

OTHER RSC Anderlecht have been struggling with a lot of injuries in recent months. On social media, the medical staff is therefore questioned by the supporters. That medical staff was a guest at Manchester City, the former club of Vincent Kompany. Read more »

 13-11-2019 

Sambi Lokonga: "Continue to work in peace"

Sambi Lokonga:

INTERVIEWS RSC Anderlecht have taken the option of one extra season in the contract of Sambi Albert Lokonga. Negotiations for a further extension are still ongoing. Sambi Lokonga indicates that he certainly wants to play two more seasons for the Purple & White, but under the right conditions. Read more »

Delcroix joins young Devils

Delcroix joins young Devils

YOUTH National coach Johan Walem brought Hannes Delcroix to the selection of the Belgian U21. The defender, lent by Anderlecht this season to RKC, replaces the injured Sebastiaan Bornauw. Read more »

 12-11-2019 

Trebel working hard on rehabilitation

Trebel working hard on rehabilitation

INJURIES Frank Vercauteren counts on Adrien Trebel and hopes to be able to recover him after the interland break. Only it remains to be seen whether that is feasible. In the meantime, the Frenchman is working hard on his rehabilitation. Every day, he can be found at Move to Cure.  Read more »

Chadli check in at Tubize

Chadli check in at Tubize

OTHER For a moment there were doubts as to whether Nacer Chadli would make the international matches with the Red Devils. On Friday he had to be replaced with a calf burden. But a weekend of rest has been good and Chadli today just registers in Tubize with the national team. Read more »


 11-11-2019 

Anderlecht beat Zulte Waregem and close in on top 6

Anderlecht beat Zulte Waregem and close in on top 6

GAMES Anderlecht beat Zulte Waregem on Friday with 1-2. The gap with the first six, is slowly closing and reaching Play-Off 1 may therefore still be possible. Peter Zulj played an important role in the scoreline: first he lost the ball leading to Zulte Waregem's equaliser, but not much later he gave the pass leading up to the winning goal. Read more »

 10-11-2019 

He immediately apologized to Vercauteren

He immediately apologized to Vercauteren

INTERVIEWS Peter Zulj was barely two minutes on the field when he was simply playing the ball in Larin's feet for the 1-1. A few minutes later, he did provide the assist for Kemar Roofe's winning goal. Immediately after the game, the Austrian apologized to coach Frank Vercauteren. Read more »

Scouts of abroad sent to Zulte Waregem

Scouts of abroad sent to Zulte Waregem

GAMES Friday night's game in Zulte Waregem was attended by many scouts from top clubs in Europe. Verschaeren and Sambi Lokonga are high on the wish lists of different clubs, but according to Het Laatste Nieuws, Anderlecht don't even want to let them to go for a monster bid. Read more »

Cobbaut becomes Red Devil

Cobbaut becomes Red Devil

OTHER Friday at 12:00 am national coach Martinez announced the selection of Red Devils for the upcoming games against Russia (November 16th) and Cyprus (November 19th). Anderlecht delivers 4 players with newcomer Cobbaut. Read more »

Winter training camp probably again in Pinatar

Winter training camp probably again in Pinatar

OTHER From 5 to 12 January, RSC Anderlecht will go on a winter training camp. That will probably be in the direction of Murcia again. The Purple & White were also on stage in San Pedro del Pinatar last year, and this destination is again on the table with the most preferential votes. Read more »

 09-11-2019 

Zulj from anti-hero to hero

Zulj from anti-hero to hero

GAMES Anderlecht have taken another nice step up. At the Gaverbeek it played far from great, but it did take three much needed points. Substitute Peter Zulj seemed to be on his way to becoming the anti-hero of the evening, but in the final phase he set things right with a subtle assist for the 1-2.. Read more »


 08-11-2019 

Roofe: "Stunned that Kompany knew me"

Roofe:

INTERVIEWS Kemar Roofe has scored four goals in six games. He arrived at RSC Anderlecht with an ankle injury at the time, but now he seems to be on the right track. Roofe admits that without Vincent Kompany he would never have come to Anderlecht: "I would never have signed without Vincent". Read more »

"I expected to play with Deschacht"

INTERVIEWS RSC Anderlecht will meet an old acquaintance in the Regenboogstadion tonight. Olivier Deschacht is after all a defender. Frank Vercauteren and Deschacht have known each other since the youth of purple and white. Last summer Vercauteren wanted to bring him to Oud-Heverlee Leuven himself. Read more »

Key game

Key game

INTERVIEWS Tonight against Zulte-Waregem, it is the match for RSC Anderlecht to connect or to stay behind. Coach Frank Vercauteren also admits that. Moreover, a victory would be a serious boost to enter the international break with a positive feeling. Read more »

Dimata receives full wage

Dimata receives full wage

OTHER Landry Dimata is no longer expected on a football field this year. The striker has been out for more than six months and then RSC Anderlecht can in principle let him get paid out by health insurance. But the club does not do that and simply continues to pay his wages. A nice gesture of purple and white. Read more »

U21 to quarterfinals after a easy win

U21 to quarterfinals after a easy win

GAMES - YOUTH The U21 have easily qualified for the quarter-finals of the Cup of Belgium yesterday. On the field of KV Mechelen it won with 1-4. Antoine Colassin (photo), Francis Amuzu and Anouar Ait El Hadj scored for Anderlecht. Another own goal fell in between. Read more »

Selection Zulte Waregem - Anderlecht

Selection Zulte Waregem - Anderlecht

GAMES Anderlecht will go to Zulte Waregem today for the first match of the fourteenth match day. Frank Vercauteren announced a selection of twenty players for this game. Sieben Dewaele is uncertain, but is in the selection. Jeremy Doku is not among them. Read more »

Anderlecht lifts option Albert Sambi Lokonga

Anderlecht lifts option Albert Sambi Lokonga

OTHER RSC Anderlecht has lifted the option in the contract of Albert Sambi Lokonga. There is not yet a commitment for several years, but the club says it will continue to negotiate in peace. By raising the option, Lokonga is tied to Purple & White until the end of next season. Read more »

"A shame for Belgian football"

INTERVIEWS Frank Vercauteren received a striking number of questions about the penalty debacle at Club Brugge during the Champions League match against PSG on his press conference yesterday afternoon. At RSC Anderlecht two players have been appointed to take the penalties. Read more »

 07-11-2019 

Dimata might not return until April

Dimata might not return until April

INJURIES Again bad news about the injury of Landry Dimata. According to the Sudpresse newspapers, it is possible that the striker can only make his appearance again in April. In that case he would not have played football for fourteen months. Read more »

Anderlecht wins technology prize

Anderlecht wins technology prize

OTHER RSC Anderlecht have been working with a cashless system in Lotto Park since last season. It used Play Pass for that technology. For this cooperation, both parties received a technology prize in London: "Best Technology Partnership." Read more »

 06-11-2019 

Another fine for RSC Anderlecht

Another fine for RSC Anderlecht

OTHER RSC Anderlecht today received another fine for smoke bombs in the stands. The facts date from October 20, 2019 during the match against Sint-Truiden. After Kemar Roofe's 3-1, a white smoke bomb went off in the stands. The facts did not influence the game.
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Two or three winter transfers

Two or three winter transfers

TRANSFERS We are still around two months from the winter mercato, but RSC Anderlecht have already done their homework. According to Het Nieuwsblad, the club wants to get two or three players in January. Given the financial situation, some players also have to be sold, although that is easier said than done. Read more »

Profit portrait rights maybe for charity

Profit portrait rights maybe for charity

OTHER Yesterday it became known that a camera crew films the actions of Vincent Kompany every minute of the day. How much that documentary will eventually yield is still to be guessed. Kompany can claim his share of the portrait and image rights. Although it is not certain that he will do that. Read more »


 05-11-2019 

Christiansen: "Roofe will score another twenty"

Christiansen:

INTERVIEWS Kemar Roofe has scored four goals in four games. The striker was Vincent Kompany's first choice because Roofe had the qualities that Kompany wanted. Thomas Christiansen, Union trainer, worked with Roofe at Leeds and calls him "a complete striker who will make twenty more goals". Read more »

RSC Anderlecht again linked to Akgun

RSC Anderlecht again linked to Akgun

TRANSFERS The winter mercato is coming closer, so also the rumors about possible transfers are coming up again. For example, Yunus Akgün is again linked to RSC Anderlecht according to Turkish media. It is not the first time that the club and player have been linked to each other, but it has not yet come to a transfer. Read more »

Zulj below his level against Union

Zulj below his level against Union

GAMES Yesterday there was a friendly game against 1B-club Union on Neerpede. In particular, players who have little time to play were at the kick-off. Thomas didillon in goal. The Purple & White lost with 1-3, but Peter Zulj in particular was not good, according to Het Nieuwsblad. Read more »

Documentary about Vincent Kompany in the making

Documentary about Vincent Kompany in the making

OTHER Since a few weeks there is a camera crew following Vincent Kompany during all his actions. Every movement is followed and there are no restrictions. Filming is done in the dressing room, on the bus, the training field and the rehabilitation room. Everything is shown. Read more »

 04-11-2019 

Two right interferences of the VAR

Two right interferences of the VAR

GAMES The Professional Refereeing Department has explained the VAR decisions during Anderlecht - Ghent and Anderlecht - Cercle Brugge.  He correctly intervened in both the penalty for Ghent and Cercle's rejected goal. Read more »

Greek international linked to Anderlecht

Greek international linked to Anderlecht

TRANSFERS The Greek website Sportime reports that Anderlecht is one of the clubs interested in Dimitrios Lemnios. That is a 21-year-old right winger from PAOK Saloniki. During the last two European Championship qualifiers in October, he was always in the starting line-up. Read more »

New webpoll: will Anderlecht get Play-Off 1?

New webpoll: will Anderlecht get Play-Off 1?

WEBSITE The regular competition is almost halfway and Anderlecht is currently in eleventh place. There is a gap of five points between Anderlecht and the Play-Off 1 places. There has already been extensive speculation in the media as to whether Anderlecht will get Play-Off 1. But what do you think? Read more »

 03-11-2019 

Injury Dewaele does not seem so bad

Injury Dewaele does not seem so bad

INJURIES Ten minutes before the break Sieben Dewaele fell out with an injury. The youth product of Purple & White moaned in pain and it seemed serious, but during the press conference after the game, coach Frank Vercauteren said that at first sight it seems to be better than expected. Read more »

Very difficult victory against Cercle

Very difficult victory against Cercle

GAMES Anderlecht have gained a much-needed victory against the relegation candidate Cercle Brugge. It quickly went 2-0, but after a Cercle goal, the score remained shaky until the final signal, certainly when Cercle striker Foster headed incomprehensibly beside the goal. Read more »


 01-11-2019 

Cobbaut: "Kompany had warned me"

Cobbaut:

INTERVIEWS A stupid ball against the arm of Elias Cobbaut caused the return for AA Gent. No intentional hands, but unintentionally a ball against the arm is a fault since this season. "As soon as the referee stopped the game, I knew what time it was," said Cobbaut after the game. Read more »

Roofe: "This feels like a defeat"

Roofe:

INTERVIEWS With two goals in three minutes, Kemar Roofe seemed to become the match winner against Ghent. Unfortunately, Anderlecht still gave away the victory. "It's nice to score, but that only applies if we win," he sighed afterwards. Read more »

Play-Off 1 seven / nine points away

Play-Off 1 seven / nine points away

OTHER After the second draw in a row, Anderlecht see the top six running further and further away. The number six Charleroi now has seven more points. But the numbers four to six have all played one match less than Anderlecht. Read more »

"Some newcomers were not medically tested"

INTERVIEWS Hein Vanhaezebrouck is not surprised by the large number of injuries at Anderlecht. He said that at Play Sports yesterday. According to him, the fault lies with Marc Coucke. "Coucke kicks on big names. Sometimes an injury depends on it or they don't have the engine you hoped for." Read more »