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Club Brugge Koninklijke Voetbalvereniging (ˈklʏˈbrʏʝə ˈkoː.nɪŋk.lə.kə ˈvud.bɑl.vər.ˌeːnə.ʝɪŋ) is a football club from Bruges
Bruges
Bruges is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is located in the northwest of the country....

 in Belgium
Belgium
Belgium , officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters, and those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.Belgium is also a member of, or affiliated to, many...

. It was founded in 1891 and is one of the top clubs in Belgium. Its home ground is the Jan Breydel Stadium, which has a capacity of 29,472.

Club Brugge's major rival is R.S.C. Anderlecht
R.S.C. Anderlecht
Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht, usually known as Anderlecht or RSCA , is a Belgian professional football club based in Anderlecht in the Brussels Capital Region. Anderlecht plays in the Belgian Pro League and is the most successful Belgian football team in European competitions as well as in the...

, and it shares the Jan Breydel Stadium with city rival Cercle Brugge K.S.V.
Cercle Brugge K.S.V.
Cercle Brugge Koninklijke Sportvereniging is a Belgian football team from Bruges. Cercle have played in the Belgian Pro League since the 2003-04 season, having previously spent several years in the Belgian Second Division following relegation in 1997. Their matricule is the n°12. The club play...

, with whom they contest the Bruges derby
Bruges derby
The Bruges derby is a local football rivalry between two Belgian Pro League clubs based in Bruges, Club Brugge and Cercle Brugge, who share the Jan Breydel Stadium....

.

Throughout its long history, Club Brugge has enjoyed much European football success, reaching two European finals and two European semi-finals. Club Brugge is the only Belgian club to have played the final of the European Cup (forerunner of the current UEFA Champions League
UEFA Champions League
The UEFA Champions League, known simply the Champions League and originally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or European Cup, is an annual international club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe. It...

) so far. They were beaten by Liverpool F.C.
Liverpool F.C.
Liverpool Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in Liverpool, Merseyside. Liverpool has won eighteen League titles, second most in English football, seven FA Cups and a record seven League Cups...

 in the final of its 1978
1978 European Cup Final
The 1978 European Cup Final was an association football match between Liverpool of England and Club Brugge of Belgium on 10 May 1978 at Wembley Stadium, London, England. It was the final match of the 1977–78 season of Europe's premier cup competition, the European Cup. Liverpool were the reigning...

 season. They also lost in the 1976 UEFA Cup Final
1976 UEFA Cup Final
The 1976 UEFA Cup Final was played on April 28, 1976 and May 19, 1976 between Liverpool F.C. of England and Club Brugge K.V. of Belgium. Liverpool won 4-3 on aggregate.-First Leg:-Second Leg:-External links:**...

 to Liverpool. Club Brugge holds the record number of consecutive participations in the UEFA Cup (16).

History

  • 1890: Brugsche Football Club

Club created by old students of the catholic school Broeders Xaverianen and the neutral school Koninklijk Atheneum.
  • 13 November 1891: Club recreated

The club was recreated. This has since been adopted as the official date of foundation.
  • 1892: First board

An official board was installed in the club.
  • 1894: Football Club Brugeois

Club created by 16 old members of Brugsche FC.
  • 1895: Vlaamsche Football Club de Bruges

Club created in the city.
  • 1895/1896: Participation of First Belgian national league

The members of FC Brugeois had better connections down the country and they went to the UBSSA and took part of the first Belgian national league.
  • 1896: Leaving the UBSSA

Financial it was difficult for FC Brugeois and so after only one year they had to leave the UBSSA.
  • 1897: Fusion

FC Brugeois joined Brugsche FC but they continued under the name Football Club Brugeois.
  • 1902: New fusion

Vlaamsche FC joined FC Brugeois.
  • 1912: De Klokke

They moved to a new stadium named "De Klokke".
  • 1913/1914: First cup final

FC Brugeois reached their first Belgian Cup
Belgian Cup
The Belgian Cup is the main knockout football competition in Belgium, run by the Belgian Football Association. The first cup was held in 1911-12. The most successful cup club is Club Brugge KV with 10 titles followed by RSC Anderlecht and R Standard de Liège...

 final but they lost 2–1 from Union SG.
  • 1920: First time league champions

The club became for the first time champions of the first division.
  • 1926: Royal Football Club Brugeois

The club get number 3 as their matricule number and in the same year they get the royal titel.
  • 1928: First relegation

A first low when the club relegated to the second division
Belgian Second Division
The Belgian Second Division is the second-highest division in the Belgian football league system after the Belgian Pro League. It was created by the Belgian Football Association in 1905. Between 2008 and 2010 it was named EXQI League after a television channel owned by the league main sponsor,...

.
  • 1930: New statute

President Albert Dyserynck changed the club's statute into a non-profit association.
  • 1931: Albert Dyserynckstadion

When president Albert Dyserynck suddenly died they honoured him by changing the stadium's name into Albert Dyserynckstadion.
  • 1959: Permanent to the first division

RFC Brugeois promoted to the first division and never relegated again in the future.
  • 1968: First time cup winners

They won the Belgian Cup
Belgian Cup
The Belgian Cup is the main knockout football competition in Belgium, run by the Belgian Football Association. The first cup was held in 1911-12. The most successful cup club is Club Brugge KV with 10 titles followed by RSC Anderlecht and R Standard de Liège...

 for the first time against Beerschot AC (1–1, 7–6 after penalty's).
  • 1972: Club Brugge Koninklijke Voetbalvereniging

The club changed their name into the Flemisch name Club Brugge KV
  • 1975: Olympiastadion

They moved from Albert Dyserynckstadion to Olympiastadion (current Jan Breydelstadion).
  • 1976: Highest position in UEFA Cup
    UEFA Cup
    The UEFA Europa League is an annual association football cup competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. It is the second most prestigious European club football contest after the UEFA Champions League...


Under Austria
Austria
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

n coach Ernst Happel, Club Brugge reached the finals of the UEFA Cup
UEFA Cup
The UEFA Europa League is an annual association football cup competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. It is the second most prestigious European club football contest after the UEFA Champions League...

 and lost against Liverpool (3–2 and 1–1).
  • 1978: Only Belgian
    Belgium
    Belgium , officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters, and those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.Belgium is also a member of, or affiliated to, many...

     European Cup 1 finalists

Still under Ernst Happel, the club faced Liverpool again of a European final. This time it was in the European Champions Clubs' Cup final. And again they lost (1–0). Club Brugge is the only Belgian
Belgium
Belgium , officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters, and those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.Belgium is also a member of, or affiliated to, many...

 club that have reached the finals of the European biggest competition.
  • 1992: First goal scorer in the Champions League
    UEFA Champions League
    The UEFA Champions League, known simply the Champions League and originally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or European Cup, is an annual international club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe. It...


Daniel Amokachi
Daniel Amokachi
Daniel Owefin Amokachi nicknamed "The Bull" is a former football striker from Nigeria.- Career :While playing for Ranchers Bees, Amokachi was discovered by Nigerian national team coach Clemens Westerhof, who brought the talented player to the 1990 African Nations Cup, and soon Amokachi moved to...

 is the first goal scorer in the Champions League
UEFA Champions League
The UEFA Champions League, known simply the Champions League and originally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or European Cup, is an annual international club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe. It...

. He scored against CSKA Moskva.
  • 1998: Jan Breydelstadion

Olympiastadion had to be expand for the EURO 2000 organisation. They also changed the name into Jan Breydelstadion.
  • 2006: CLUBtv

It was the first Belgian
Belgium
Belgium , officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters, and those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.Belgium is also a member of, or affiliated to, many...

 club who created its own TV channel.

Domestic

  • Belgian First Division champions: 13
1919–20, 1972–73, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1979–80, 1987–88, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1995–96
Jupiler League 1995-96
Club Brugge won the title of the 1995/96 season.-Relegated teams:These teams were relegated to the second division at the end of the season:*R.F.C. Seraing*K.S.K. Beveren*K.S.V. Waregem-Final league table:-Top goalscorers:...

, 1997–98
Jupiler League 1997-98
The 1997/98 season of the Jupiler League was held between August 8, 1997 and May 10, 1998. Club Brugge became champions.-Promoted teams:These teams were promoted from the second division at the start of the season:*Beveren...

, 2002–03
Jupiler League 2002-03
The 2002/03 season of the Jupiler League began on August 9, 2002 and ended on May 25, 2003. Club Brugge became champion.-Promoted teams:These teams were promoted from the second division at the start of the season:*K.V. Mechelen...

, 2004–05
Jupiler League 2004-05
The 2004-05 season of the Belgian First Division began on August 6, 2004 and ended on May 23, 2005. Club Brugge became champion on May 15, 2005 after a decisive game against long-time rival Anderlecht. The season was full of suspense as the champion and the relegated teams were only known on the...

  • Belgian Cup
    Belgian Cup
    The Belgian Cup is the main knockout football competition in Belgium, run by the Belgian Football Association. The first cup was held in 1911-12. The most successful cup club is Club Brugge KV with 10 titles followed by RSC Anderlecht and R Standard de Liège...

     winners: 10
1967–68, 1969–70, 1976–77, 1985–86, 1990–91, 1994–95, 1995–96, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2006–07
Belgian Cup 2006-07
The Belgian Cup 2006–07 was the 52nd staging of the Belgian Cup which is the main knock-out football competition in Belgium, won by Club Brugge.-Results:-Legend:* * = after extra-time* D2 = second division* D3 = third division* P = promotion-Round 6:...

  • Belgian Supercup
    Belgian Supercup
    The Belgian Supercup is a Belgian club competition played on a single match at the league champion venue since 2004 and formerly at the Stade Roi Baudouin, between the winner of the last Belgian Pro League and that of the last Belgian Cup. If both teams are the same, the opponent is declared to...

     winners: 13
1980, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

International

  • European Champion Clubs' Cup
    UEFA Champions League
    The UEFA Champions League, known simply the Champions League and originally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or European Cup, is an annual international club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe. It...

     quarter finalist: 1
1976–77
European Cup 1976-77
The 1976–77 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won for the first time by Liverpool in the final against Borussia Mönchengladbach. Three-time defending champions Bayern Munich were knocked out by Dynamo Kyiv in the quarter-finals. It was only the second time an English side won...

  • European Champion Clubs' Cup
    UEFA Champions League
    The UEFA Champions League, known simply the Champions League and originally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or European Cup, is an annual international club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe. It...

     finalist: 1
1977–78
  • UEFA Cup
    UEFA Cup
    The UEFA Europa League is an annual association football cup competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. It is the second most prestigious European club football contest after the UEFA Champions League...

     finalist: 1
1975–76
  • UEFA Cup
    UEFA Cup
    The UEFA Europa League is an annual association football cup competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. It is the second most prestigious European club football contest after the UEFA Champions League...

     semi finalist: 1
1987–88
UEFA Cup 1987-88
The UEFA Cup 1987-88 was won by Bayer Leverkusen on penalty kicks over Espanyol.It was the third season of English clubs being barred from this and indeed all European competitions as the sequel of the Heysel disaster of May 1985...

  • Bruges Matins
    Bruges Matins (football)
    The Bruges Matins is a yearly friendly tournament organised by Belgian football club Club Brugge K.V.....

     winners: 16
1979, 1981, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Kirin Cup
    Kirin Cup
    The Kirin Cup is an annual association football tournament sponsored in Japan by the Kirin Brewery Company. The host, Japan, is a participant in every edition. The tournament was founded in 1978 as an international club competition. From 1992 onwards the format was changed to a round robin national...

     winners: 1
1981

European record

As of August 19, 2011.
Competition A GP W D L GF GA
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Champions League
The UEFA Champions League, known simply the Champions League and originally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or European Cup, is an annual international club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe. It...

 
14 77 32 16 29 106 93
Cup Winners' Cup  6 28 15 3 10 41 33
UEFA Cup
UEFA Cup
The UEFA Europa League is an annual association football cup competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. It is the second most prestigious European club football contest after the UEFA Champions League...

 / UEFA Europa League 
24 126 59 26 41 226 166


A = appearances, GP = games played, W = won, D = drawn, L = lost, GF = goals for, GA = goals against.

Matches

  • Q = qualification round
  • R = round
  • Group = group stage / Group 1 = first group stage / Group 2 = second group stage
  • 1/8 = eighth finals / 1/4 = quarter-finals / 1/2 = semi-finals
  • F = final
  • PUC = points UEFA coefficient


Total points for UEFA coefficient: 261.0.

Summary of best results


From the quarter-finals upwards:
European Cup/UEFA Champions League
UEFA Champions League
The UEFA Champions League, known simply the Champions League and originally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or European Cup, is an annual international club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe. It...

:
- finalists in 1978
- quarter-finalists in 1977
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
The UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was a football club competition contested annually by the most recent winners of all European domestic cup competitions. The cup is one of the many inter-European club competitions that have been organised by UEFA. The first competition was held in the 1960–61 season—but...

:
- semi-finalists in 1992
- quarter-finalists in 1971 and 1995
UEFA Cup
UEFA Cup
The UEFA Europa League is an annual association football cup competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. It is the second most prestigious European club football contest after the UEFA Champions League...

/Europa League:
- finalists in 1976
- semi-finalists in 1988.

UEFA club coefficient ranking


(As of 12 November 2011), Source: uefa.com website
Rank Team Points
56   LOSC Lille
Lille OSC
LOSC Lille Métropole is a French association football club based in Lille. The club was founded in 1944 as a result of a merger and currently play in Ligue 1, the first division of French football. Lille plays its home matches at the Stade Lille-Metropole in nearby Villeneuve-d'Ascq. In 2012, the...

34.968
57   Club Brugge 31.880
58   AZ Alkmaar 31.863

First team squad


As of May 30, 2011.









For recent transfers, see the list of Belgian football transfers summer 2011.

Out on loan



(at Wisła Kraków until 30 June 2012)
(at 1. FC Kaiserslautern
1. FC Kaiserslautern
1. Fußball-Club Kaiserslautern, also known as 1. FCK, FCK or simply Kaiserslautern, is a German association football club based in Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate. On 2 June 1900, Germania 1896 and FG Kaiserslautern merged to create FC 1900...

until 30 June 2012)

Reserve team squad


As of June 6, 2011.

Club captains

Jan Ceulemans
Jan Ceulemans
Jan Anna Gumaar Ceulemans is a Belgian former football player who played as a midfielder.He is his country's most capped player with 96 international appearances. Most of his time with Belgium took place under the guidance of Guy Thys...

 (1986–91) Franky Van Der Elst (1991–99) Vital Borkelmans
Vital Borkelmans
Vital Philomene Borkelmans was a Belgian football left fullback who mainly played for Club Brugge . He also played for SV Waregem, Gent and Cercle Brugge. Borkelmans played with Belgium and was in the team for the 1994 and 1998 World Cups...

 (1999-00) Gert Verheyen (2000–02) (2005–06) Dany Verlinden
Dany Verlinden
Daniel 'Dany' Verlinden is a retired Belgian footballer who played as a goalkeeper.Often referred to as De Muur , he played most of his career at Club Brugge, having played into his 40s....

 (2002–04)
  Timmy Simons
Timmy Simons
Timmy Simons is a Belgian football central defender and defensive midfielder who plays for FC Nuremberg in the German Bundesliga. Simons' former clubs include Lommel, Club Brugge, and PSV Eindhoven. He won the Belgian Golden Shoe in 2002 while playing for Club Brugge.In the summer 2005 he decided...

 (2004–05) Sven Vermant
Sven Vermant
Sven Vermant is a Belgian football midfielder who is playing for Royal Knokke from the Provincial league and is the future assistant manager at Club Brugge youth system, signing a contract due to take effect at May 2011.-Career:...

 (2006–08) Philippe Clement
Philippe Clement
Philippe Clement is a Belgian retired football defender. He also played a defensive midfielder. His former clubs include Beerschot, Genk, Coventry City in England and Club Brugge. Clement played 38 times with Belgium national team and was in the team for the Euro 2000 and the 1998 World...

 (2008–09) Stijn Stijnen (2009–2010) Carl Hoefkens
Carl Hoefkens
Carl Hoefkens is a Belgian footballer who is playing in Club Brugge.-Early career:Born in Lier, Belgium, Hoefkens started his career at K. Lierse S.K. and played there for six years. He made his breakthrough with Lierse in first class and won the Belgian Cup in 1999, beating Standard Liège in the...

 (2010–)

Retired numbers



12 – The 12th man (reserved for the club supporters)

23 – In recognition of   striker
Striker
Forwards, also known as strikers, are the players on a team in association football who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore principally responsible for scoring goals...

 François Sterchele
François Sterchele
François Sterchele was a Belgian footballer who played for Club Brugge. The striker was the top scorer of the Jupiler League in 2006-07. Sterchele died in a single-person car accident on May 8, 2008.-Club career:...

. Sterchele died in a single-person car accident on May 8, 2008.

Honorary presidents and directors

Dr. Michel D'Hooghe
Michel D'Hooghe
Michel D'Hooghe is a Belgian member of the FIFA Executive Committee.In August 2011 he admitted that Viacheslav Koloskov, an adviser for Russia's successful bid for the 2018 World Cup, visited him in his hometown of Bruges and gave him a valuable painting while lobbying for his vote...

 (Honorary president) Fernand De Clerck (Honorary president) Marcel Kyndt (Honorary vice-president) Raoul Beuls (Honorary vice-president) Chris Caestecker (Honorary director) Guido Claeys (Honorary director) Dr. William De Groote (Honorary director) Guy Jacobs (Honorary director) Pol Jonckheere (Honorary director) André Piccu (Honorary director) Herman Valcke (Honorary director) Hugo Vandamme (Honorary director) Dr. Roland Watteyne (Honorary director)

Board

Bart Verhaeghe
Bart Verhaeghe
Bart Verhaeghe is the current president of Belgian football club Club Brugge KV. He became the new president on 1 February 2011 and replaced Pol Jonckheere. -References:...

 (President) Vincent Mannaert (Managing director) Jan Boone (Director) Bart Coeman (Director) Sam Sabbe (Director) Ignace Van Doorselaere (Director)

Presidential history

Philippe Delescluze (1891-00) Albert Seligmann (1900–02) Alfons De Meulemeester (1903–14) Albert Dyserynck (1919–31) Fernand Hanssens (1932–37) Emile De Clerck (1937–59) André De Clerck (1959–73) Fernand De Clerck (1973–99) Michel Van Maele (1999-03) Dr. Michel D'Hooghe
Michel D'Hooghe
Michel D'Hooghe is a Belgian member of the FIFA Executive Committee.In August 2011 he admitted that Viacheslav Koloskov, an adviser for Russia's successful bid for the 2018 World Cup, visited him in his hometown of Bruges and gave him a valuable painting while lobbying for his vote...

 (2003–09) Pol Jonckheere (2009–11) Bart Verhaeghe
Bart Verhaeghe
Bart Verhaeghe is the current president of Belgian football club Club Brugge KV. He became the new president on 1 February 2011 and replaced Pol Jonckheere. -References:...

 (2011– )

Management

Vincent Mannaert (General manager) Veroniek Degrande (Finance manager) Wim De Meyer (Communication & PR manager) Jacques De Nolf (General secretary) Kristof Lemahieu (General counsel) Henk Mariman (Sports manager) Patrick Orlans (Commercial manager) Sven Vermant
Sven Vermant
Sven Vermant is a Belgian football midfielder who is playing for Royal Knokke from the Provincial league and is the future assistant manager at Club Brugge youth system, signing a contract due to take effect at May 2011.-Career:...

 (Sports manager)

Coaching staff

Christoph Daum
Christoph Daum
Christoph Daum is a German football coach, currently managing Club Brugge.-Career as a player:Daum began his football career in 1971 in the youth league with Hamborn 07, transferred in 1972 to Eintracht Duisburg and then in 1975 to 1...

 (Head coach) Rudi Verkempinck (Assistant coach) Dany Verlinden
Dany Verlinden
Daniel 'Dany' Verlinden is a retired Belgian footballer who played as a goalkeeper.Often referred to as De Muur , he played most of his career at Club Brugge, having played into his 40s....

 (Coach goalkeepers) Joost Desender (Physical coach) Siebe Hannoset (Performance coach) Philippe Clement
Philippe Clement
Philippe Clement is a Belgian retired football defender. He also played a defensive midfielder. His former clubs include Beerschot, Genk, Coventry City in England and Club Brugge. Clement played 38 times with Belgium national team and was in the team for the Euro 2000 and the 1998 World...

 (Line coach defenders) Stephane Van Der Heyden (Line coach midfielders) Kenneth Brylle-Larsen (Line coach strikers)

Head coaches history

Hector Goetinck
Hector Goetinck
Hector Goetinck was a Belgian football manager. He coached the Belgium national football team in the 1930 FIFA World Cup and the 1934 FIFA World Cup, and also coached Club Brugge K.V.. During his playing days he earned 17 caps for Belgium and also played for Club Brugge. He was born and also died...

 (1930–33) Gerard Delbeke
Gérard Delbeke
Gérard Delbeke was a Belgian footballer born 1 September 1903 in Ruiselede , died 22 October 1977.He was a midfielder for Club brugeois, spending eight seasons in the first team...

 (1933–34), (1939–45) Arthur Volckaert (1934–36) Karl Schrenk (1936–38) Robert De Veen
Robert De Veen
Robert De Veen was a Belgian football player and manager. He was born in Bruges.He played for Club Brugge and Belgium, scoring 26 goals for 23 caps, including 13 goals against France....

 (1938–39) Louis Versyp
Louis Versyp
Louis Versyp, or Versijp, was a Belgian football player and manager. He earned 34 caps and scored 8 goals for the Belgium national football team.-Manager:*1945-1950 Club Brugge*1950-1951 Melda Maldegem...

 (1945–50) William Kennedy
William Kennedy
William Kennedy may refer to:* William Kennedy , Canadian sailor and part of the search for Sir John Franklin* William Kennedy , British admiral...

 (1950–51) Félix Schavy (1951–57) Norberto Höfling (1957–63), (1967–68)   Juan Schwanner
Juan Schwanner
Juan Schwanner was a Hungarian-Chilean footballer and football manager.-Biography:Schwanner was born János Schwanner in Hungary to parents of Hungarian and Chilean descent. While playing football in Chile he took up Chilean citizenship and adopted the name Juan.-Playing career:After stints with...

 (1963) Henri Dekens (1963–65)   Ludwig Dupal (1965–67) Milorad Pavić
Milorad Pavic (footballer)
Milorad "Miša" Pavić was a Serbian football player and coach.In his home country he coached Red Star Belgrade and FK Vojvodina....

 (1968–69) Frans de Munck
Frans de Munck
Frans de Munck was a Dutch footballer and football manager. He died, aged 88, in Arnhem on 24 December 2010.-External links:*...

 (1969–71) Leo Canjels
Leo Canjels
Leonard "Leo" Canjels was a Dutch international footballer who played for NAC Breda.-Club career:Canjels started playing football at Breda side VV Baronie. He made his debut for NAC in the 1956/1957 season and played seven years for the club before retiring...

 (1971–73) Jaak De Wit (1973–74) Ernst Happel (1974–78) András Béres (1978–79) Mathieu Bollen (1979)
  Han Grijzenhout
Han Grijzenhout
Han Grijzenhout is a former Dutch footballer and football manager.-External links:...

 (1979–80) Gilbert Gress (1980–81) Antoine Kohn
Antoine Kohn
Antoine "Spitz" Kohn is a retired Luxembourgian football player and football manager.-Club career:He played as a striker, and spent most of his career plying his trade abroad, in Germany, Switzerland, and finally Netherlands, where he later became a successful manager...

 (1981) Henri Coppens
Henri Coppens
Henri 'Rik' François Coppens is a former Belgian football striker. His parents owned and ran a fishmonger's shop there....

 (1981–82) Raymond Mertens (1981–82) Georg Keßler (1982–84) Henk Houwaert (1984–89) Georges Leekens (1989–91) Hugo Broos (1991–97) Eric Gerets (1997–99) René Verheyen
René Verheyen
René Verheyen is a retired Belgian football midfielder. During his active career he played for Lokeren , Club Brugge and K.A.A. Gent . He has since his retirement worked as a manager, most notably for Club Brugge between 1999 and 2000. He is currently managing K.M.S.K...

 (1999-00) Trond Sollied
Trond Sollied
Trond Johan Sollied is a Norwegian football manager and retired player, currently managing the Belgian first division team Gent....

 (2000–05) Jan Ceulemans
Jan Ceulemans
Jan Anna Gumaar Ceulemans is a Belgian former football player who played as a midfielder.He is his country's most capped player with 96 international appearances. Most of his time with Belgium took place under the guidance of Guy Thys...

 (2005–06) Emilio Ferrera
Emilio Ferrera
Emilio Ferrera is a Belgian former football player and coach of Panthrakikos F.C..-Player:*1975–1982 Crossing Club de Schaerbeek*1982–1983 RSC Anderlecht*1983–1986 Eendracht Aalst*1986–1987 SC Wolvertem...

 (2006–07) Čedomir Janevski
Cedomir Janevski
Čedomir Janevski is Macedonian football manager and who was a defender during his playing career. Janevski was known as a strong defender, one of the many that were produced by Yugoslavia in the 1980s. After his playing career, Janevski turned to coaching and got his UEFA Professional coaching...

 (2007) Jacky Mathijssen (2007–09) Adrie Koster (2009–11) Christoph Daum
Christoph Daum
Christoph Daum is a German football coach, currently managing Club Brugge.-Career as a player:Daum began his football career in 1971 in the youth league with Hamborn 07, transferred in 1972 to Eintracht Duisburg and then in 1975 to 1...

 (2011-...)

Medical staff


Dr. Roland Watteyne (Honorary director) Dr. Jan De Neve (Head of medical services) Dr. Kris Vandecasteele (Club doctor) Dr. Pieter D'Hooghe (Club doctor/Orthopedisch consultent) Geert Ryckebusch (Physiotherapist) Dimitri Dobbenie (Physiotherapist) Hans Kerckaert (Physiotherapist) Thomas Geschier (Physiotherapist)

Logistical staff


Lode Lobbestael (Team official) Roger Tierenteyn (Logistical staff member) Pascal Plovie
Pascal Plovie
Pascal Yvan Plovie is a Belgian former footballer. Playing as a defender he represented Club Brugge K.V. and Royal Antwerp FC as well as the Belgium national football team.-External links:**...

 (Logistical staff member)

Reserves coaching staff


Philippe Clement
Philippe Clement
Philippe Clement is a Belgian retired football defender. He also played a defensive midfielder. His former clubs include Beerschot, Genk, Coventry City in England and Club Brugge. Clement played 38 times with Belgium national team and was in the team for the Euro 2000 and the 1998 World...

(Head coach) Jannes Tant (Assistant coach) Dirk Laleman (Physical coach) Hans Kerckaert (Physiotherapist) Kristoff Deryckere (Team mentor) Michel Dierings (Team mentor)

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