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Club Brugge
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Full name Club Brugge
Koninklijke Voetbalvereniging
Nickname(s) Blauw-Zwart (Blue-Black), Club
Founded 1891
Ground Jan Breydel Stadium,
Bruges
(Capacity: 29,042)
Chairman Belgium Pol Jonckheere
Head Coach Netherlands Adrie Koster
League Belgian First Division
2008-09 Belgian First Division, 3rd
Home colours
Away colours
Jan Breydel Stadium
Tifo before the Champions League game Club Brugge-Rapid Wien in 2005

Club Brugge Koninklijke Voetbalvereniging is a football club from Bruges in Belgium. 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 29,042.

Club Brugge's major rivals are R.S.C. Anderlecht and Standard Liège, and it shares the Jan Breydel Stadium with city rival Cercle Brugge K.S.V..

Club Brugge is the only Belgian club to have played the final of the European Cup (forerunner of the current UEFA Champions League) so far. They were beaten by Liverpool F.C. in 1978. They also lost in the 1976 UEFA Cup final to Liverpool. Club Brugge holds the record number of consecutive participations in the UEFA Cup (14).

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Honours

1919-20, 1972-73, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78, 1979-80, 1987-88, 1989-90, 1991-92, 1995-96, 1997-98, 2002-03, 2004-05
1967-68, 1969-70, 1976-77, 1985-86, 1990-91, 1994-95, 1995-96, 2001-02, 2003-04, 2006-07
1980, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
1977-78
1975-76
1979, 1981, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
1981

European record

As of March 1, 2010.
Competition A GP W D L GF GA
UEFA Champions League 14 77 32 16 29 106 93
Cup Winners' Cup 6 28 15 3 10 41 33
UEFA Cup / UEFA Europa League 22 122 56 25 41 214 159

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

Current squad

As of January, 2010. Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Belgium GK Stijn Stijnen (c)
3 Belgium DF Peter Van Der Heyden
4 Belgium DF Carl Hoefkens
5 Canada DF Michael Klukowski 1
8 Morocco MF Nabil Dirar 2
10 Belgium FW Wesley Sonck
11 Belgium MF Jonathan Blondel
13 Belgium GK Geert De Vlieger
14 Belgium DF Jeroen Simaeys
15 Nigeria FW Joseph Akpala
16 Belgium FW Maxime Lestienne
17 Brazil DF Cleber Sonda
18 Netherlands DF Ryan Donk
19 Peru FW Daniel Chávez
No. Position Player
20 Venezuela MF Ronald Vargas
21 Belgium DF Jorn Vermeulen
22 Belgium MF Karel Geraerts
24 Belgium DF Daan Van Gijseghem
26 Belgium GK Yves Lenaerts
27 Belgium MF Roy Meeus
29 Belgium DF Gertjan De Mets
30 Paraguay DF Antolín Alcaraz
32 Belgium MF Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe
40 Cameroon FW Dorge Kouemaha
41 Belgium MF Thibaut Van Acker
44 Croatia MF Ivan Perišić
77 France FW Mohamed Dahmane 3

Notes:

  1. Has dual citizenship; second is Polish.
  2. Has dual citizenship; second is Belgian.
  3. Has dual citizenship; second is Algerian.

For recent transfers, see the list of Belgian football transfers summer 2009 and the List of Belgian football transfers winter 2009–10.

Out on loan

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Belgium GK Glenn Verbauwhede (on loan to KV Kortrijk until June, 2010)
Belgium FW Brecht Capon (on loan to KV Kortrijk until June, 2010)
Czech Republic DF Štěpán Kučera (on loan to KSV Roeselare until June, 2010)
Belgium DF Laurent Ciman (on loan to KV Kortrijk until June, 2010)
Serbia FW Dušan Đokić (on loan to Chongqing Lifan F.C. until June, 2010)

Noted players

   

Coaches

 

Presidents

  • Belgium Philippe Delescluze (1891-1900)
  • Belgium Albert Seligmann (1900-1902)
  • Belgium Alfons De Meulemeester (1903-1914)
  • Belgium Albert Dyserynck (1919-1931)
  • Belgium Fernand Hanssens (1932-1937)
  • Belgium Emile De Clerck (1937-1959)
  • Belgium André De Clerck (1959-1973)
  • Belgium Fernand De Cleck (1973-1999)
  • Belgium Michel Van Maele (1999-2003)
  • Belgium Dr. Michel D'Hooghe (2003-2009)
  • Belgium Pol Jonckheere (2009-...)

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