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Anderlecht

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Established
1908 (109 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Manager
Besnik Hasi

Stadium/Home
Constant Vanden Stock
(28,063 Capacity)

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League
Belgian Jupiler League

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Upcoming Events
Gent - Anderlecht (27 Aug)
Anderlecht - Lokeren (08 Sep)
Kortrijk - Anderlecht (15 Sep)
Waasland-Beveren - Anderlecht (22 Sep)
Anderlecht - Standard (29 Sep)

Latest Results
Anderlecht 2 - 3 St.Truiden (20 Aug)
Charleroi 2 - 0 Anderlecht (13 Aug)
Anderlecht 1 - 0 KV Oostende (06 Aug)
Antwerp 0 - 0 Anderlecht (28 Jul)
Anderlecht 3 - 0 Waasland-Beveren (12 Mar)

Description

Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht, usually known as Anderlecht (Dutch pronunciation: , French pronunciation: ​, German: ) or RSCA (Dutch pronunciation: , French pronunciation: ​, German: ), is a Belgian professional football club based in Anderlecht, Brussels. Anderlecht plays in the Belgian Pro League and is the most successful Belgian football team in European competitions, with five trophies, as well as in the Belgian Pro League, with 33 championship wins. They have also won nine Belgian Cups and hold the record for most consecutive Belgian championship titles, winning five between the 1963–64 and 1967–68 seasons.

Founded in 1908, the club first reached the highest level in Belgian football in 1921–22 and have been playing in the first division continuously since 1935–36. They won their first major trophy after World War II with a championship win in 1946–47. Since then, they have never finished outside the top six of the Belgian first division. They are ranked 12th amongst all-time UEFA club competition winners, tenth in the IFFHS continental Clubs of the 20th Century European ranking and were 41st in the 2012 UEFA team rankings. In 1986, they achieved their best UEFA ranking with a joint first place with Juventus

Anderlecht have been playing their matches in the Astrid Park in the municipality of Anderlecht since 1917. Their current stadium, Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, was first opened in 1983, and replaced the former Emile Versé Stadium. They play in purple and white outfits. They have long-standing rivalries with Club Brugge and Standard Liège and previously with FC Brussels.

Team Members
Frank Acheampong
Oswal Alvarez
Samuel Bastien
Anthony Vanden Borre
Samy Bourard
Massimo Bruno
Diego Capel
Ibrahima Conte
Gohi Cyriac
Leander Dendoncker
Olivier Deschacht
Matthys Herve
Michael Heylen
Nathan Kabasele
Thomas Kaminski
Andy Kawaya
Sacha Kljestan
Nicaise Mulopo Kudimb
Chancel Mbemba Mangul
Marko Marin
Aleksandar Mitrovic
Fabrice N'Sakala
Andy Najar
Wigor Alan Do Nascime
Bram Nuytinck
Dennis Praet
Sylvio Proto
Davy Roef
Matias Suarez
Mehdi Tarfi
Youri Tielemans
Ronald Vargas
Demy De Zeeuw

Stadium or Home

Constant Vanden Stock Stadium (French: Stade Constant Vanden Stock, Dutch: Constant Vanden Stockstadion ) is a football stadium in the municipality of Anderlecht, Brussels. It is home to R.S.C. Anderlecht. It also hosted the UEFA Euro 1972 semifinal Hungary against Soviet Union, as well as several games of the Belgium national football team.

It was in 1917 that R.S.C. Anderlecht installed, on the border of the Meir Park (later renamed Astrid Park), a new stadium with only one wooden stand. They called it Émile Versé Stadium, in the name of a generous patron. Later, concrete stands were set up. Though, in 1983, the stadium was completely rebuilt and took the name of the club's then chairman Constant Vanden Stock. Its capacity was decreased to 28,063, with 6,900 standing places behind the goals and 21,163 seated places (1,583 of which in business seats and 406 in V.I.P. boxes). During European competitions, the stadium is all-seated, which decreases its capacity. In 2010 the son of Constant Vanden Stock, Roger, announced together with RSC Anderlecht's manager Herman Van Holsbeeck that the club was going to build a third ring above the two existing in order to increase the stadium's capacity to 30,000 places. These works should be completely finished in 2013. In summer 2012, rail seats for safe standing were fitted on the terracing behind each goal.

The stadium address is Avenue Théo Verbeecklaan 2, B-1070 Anderlecht. It is located near Saint-Guidon/Sint-Guido metro station. Rival supporters must stop at Aumale metro station for UEFA Champions League matches due to security measures. The stadium hosts a former one-star restaurant (Le Saint-Guidon) and a cafeteria, as well as the official club fanshop and the ticketing.

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