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Club Brugge
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Full nameClub Brugge Koninklijke Voetbalvereniging (Club Bruges Royal Football association)
Nickname(s)Blauw-Zwart (Blue-Black), Club, FCB
Founded

13 November 1891; 122 years ago (1891-11-13)

Stamnummer (matricule number) 3
GroundJan Breydelstadion (Jan Breydel Stadium),


Bruges
Ground Capacity29,472
PresidentBart Verhaeghe
Head coachMichel Preud'homme
LeagueBelgian Pro League
2012–13Belgian Pro League, 3rd
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours



Jan Breydel Stadium



Tifo before the Champions League game Club Brugge-Rapid Wien in 2005
Club Brugge Koninklijke Voetbalvereniging (Flemish pronunciation: [klʏp ˈbrʏʝə ˈkoːnɪŋkləkə ˈvudbɑɫvəˈreːnəʝɪŋ]), also referred to as just Club Brugge 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 29,472.

Club Brugge's major rival is R.S.C. Anderlecht, and it shares the Jan Breydel Stadium with city rival Cercle Brugge K.S.V., with whom they contest the Bruges derby.

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) so far. They were beaten by Liverpool F.C. in the final of its 1978 season. They also lost in the 1976 UEFA Cup Final to Liverpool. Club Brugge holds the record number of consecutive participations in the UEFA Cup (16).

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              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: the UBSSA set up in 1895. and they went to the UBSSA and took part of the first Belgian national league.
              • 1896: Leaving the UBSSA


              Financially 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 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 title.
              • 1928: First relegation


              A first low when the club was relegated to the second division.
              • 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 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


              Under Austrian coach Ernst Happel, Club Brugge reached the finals of the UEFA Cup and lost against Liverpool (3–2 and 1–1).
              • 1978: Only Belgian 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 club that have reached the finals of the European biggest competition.
              • 1992: First goal scorer in the Champions League


              Daniel Amokachi is the first goal scorer in the Champions League. He scored against CSKA Moskva.
              • 1998: Jan Breydelstadion


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


              Club Brugge was the first Belgian club to create its own TV channel.

              Honours

              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, 1997–98, 2002–03, 2004–05

              • Belgian First Division second place: 20



              1898-99, 1899-00, 1905-06, 1909-10, 1910-11, 1966-67, 1967-68, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1993-94, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2003-04, 2011-12

              • Belgian Cup winners: 10



              1967–68, 1969–70, 1976–77, 1985–86, 1990–91, 1994–95, 1995–96, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2006–07

              • Belgian Cup final: 6



              1913–14, 1978–79, 1982–83, 1993-94, 1997-98, 2004–05

              • Belgian Supercup winners: 13



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

              • Belgian Supercup final: 2



              1995, 2007

              International

              • European Champion Clubs' Cup final: 1



              1977–78

              • European Champion Clubs' Cup quarter-final: 1



              1976–77

              • UEFA Cup final: 1



              1975–76

              • UEFA Cup semi-final: 1



              1987–88

              • UEFA Cup Winners' Cup semi-final: 1



              1991–92

              • UEFA Cup Winners' Cup quarter-final: 2



              1970–71, 1994–95

              • Bruges Matins winners: 19



              1979, 1981, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013

              • Kirin Cup winners: 1



              1981

              • Amsterdam Tournament:
                • Winners (1): 1990

              European record



              As of 19 August 2011.

              CompetitionAGPWDLGFGA
              European Cup / UEFA Champions League147732162910693
              UEFA Cup Winners' Cup628153104133
              UEFA Cup / UEFA Europa League24126592641226166
              A = appearances, GP = games played, W = won, D = drawn, L = lost, GF = goals for, GA = goals against.

              Matches

              • Q = qualification round
              • PO = play-off
              • 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
              SeasonCompetitionRoundCountryClubScorePUC
              1967–68Inter-Cities Fairs Cup1RPortugalSporting CP0–0, 1–21.0
              1968–69Cup Winners' Cup1REnglandWest Bromwich Albion3–1, 0–22.0
              1969–70Inter-Cities Fairs Cup1RSpainSabadell0–2, 5–14.0
              2RHungaryÚjpest Dózsa5–2, 0–3
              1970–71Cup Winners' Cup1RGermanyKickers Offenbach1–2, 2–07.0
              1/8SwitzerlandZürich2–0, 2–3
              1/4EnglandChelsea2–0, 0–4
              1971–72UEFA Cup1RSocialist Federal Republic of YugoslaviaŽeljezničar Sarajevo0–3, 3–12.0
              1972–73UEFA Cup1RSwedenÅtvidabergs5–3, 1–24.0
              2RPortugalPorto0–3, 3–2
              1973–74European Cup1RMaltaFloriana8–0, 2–06.0
              2RSwitzerlandBasel2–1, 4–6
              1975–76UEFA Cup1RFranceLyon3–4, 3–017.0
              2REnglandIpswich Town0–3, 4–0
              1/8ItalyRoma1–0, 1–0
              1/4ItalyMilan2–0, 1–2
              1/2GermanyHamburg1–1, 1–0
              FEnglandLiverpool2–3, 1–1
              1976–77European Cup1RRomaniaSteaua București2–1, 1–18.0
              1/8SpainReal Madrid0–0, 2–0
              1/4GermanyBorussia Mönchengladbach2–2, 0–1
              1977–78European Cup1RFinlandKuPS4–0, 5–213.0
              1/8GreecePanathinaikos2–0, 0–1
              1/4SpainAtlético Madrid2–0, 2–3
              1/2ItalyJuventus0–1, 2–0
              FEnglandLiverpool0–1
              1978–79European Cup1RPolandWisła Kraków2–1, 1–32.0
              1980–81European Cup1RSwitzerlandBasel0–1, 1–40.0
              1981–82UEFA Cup1RSoviet UnionSpartak Moscow1–3, 1–30.0
              1984–85UEFA Cup1REnglandNottingham Forest0–0, 1–05.0
              2REnglandTottenham Hotspur2–1, 0–3
              1985–86UEFA Cup1RPortugalBoavista3–4, 3–12.0
              2RRussiaSpartak Moscow0–1, 1–3
              1986–87Cup Winners' Cup1RAustriaRapid Wien3–4, 3–31.0
              1987–88UEFA Cup1RSoviet UnionZenit St. Petersburg0–2, 5–013.0
              2RSocialist Federal Republic of YugoslaviaRed Star Belgrade1–3, 4–0
              1/8GermanyBorussia Dortmund0–3, 5–0
              1/4GreecePanathinaikos2–2, 1–0
              1/2SpainEspanyol2–0, 0–3
              1988–89European Cup1RDenmarkBrøndby1–0, 1–24.0
              1/8FranceAS Monaco1–0, 1–6
              1989–90UEFA Cup1RNetherlandsTwente0–0, 4–13.0
              2RAustriaRapid Wien1–2, 3–4
              1990–91European Cup1RNorwayLillestrøm1–1, 2–04.0
              1/8ItalyMilan0–0, 0–1
              1991–92Cup Winners' Cup1RCyprusOmonia2–0, 2–014.0
              1/8PolandKatowice1–0, 3–0
              1/4SpainAtlético Madrid2–3, 2–1
              1/2GermanyWerder Bremen1–0, 0–2
              1992–93Champions League1RIsraelMaccabi Tel Aviv1–0, 3–013.0
              2RAustriaAustria Wien2–0, 1–3
              GroupRussiaCSKA Moskva1–0, 2–1
              GroupFranceMarseille0–3, 0–1
              GroupScotlandRangers1–1, 1–2
              1994–95Cup Winners' Cup1RRepublic of IrelandSligo Rovers2–1, 3–110.0
              1/8GreecePanathinaikos1–0, 0–0
              1/4EnglandChelsea1–0, 0–2
              1995–96Cup Winners' Cup1RUkraineShakhtar Donetsk1–0, 1–13.0
              1/8SpainZaragoza1–2, 0–1
              1996–97Champions LeagueQRomaniaSteaua București2–2, 0–39.0
              1996–97UEFA Cup1RDenmarkLyngby1–1, 2–0
              2RRomaniaNaţional Bucureşti2–0, 1–1
              3RGermanySchalke 042–1, 0–2
              1997–98UEFA Cup2QSloveniaGorica5–3, 3–08.0
              1RIsraelBeitar Jerusalem1–2, 3–0
              2RGermanyBochum1–0, 1–4
              1998–99Champions League1QRepublic of MacedoniaSileks0–0, 2–18.5
              2QNorwayRosenborg0–2, 4–2
              1998–99UEFA Cup1RHungaryÚjpest5–0, 2–2
              2RGermanyStuttgart1–1, 3–2
              1/8FranceLyon0–1, 3–4
              1999–2000UEFA CupQEstoniaTulevik Viljandi3–0, 2–04.0
              1RIsraelHapoel Haifa1–3, 4–2
              2000–01UEFA CupQEstoniaFlora Tallinn4–1, 2–010.0
              1RCyprusAPOEL2–0, 1–0
              2RSwitzerlandSt. Gallen2–1, 1–1
              3RSpainBarcelona0–2, 1–1
              2001–02UEFA CupQIceland´ÍA4–0, 6–111.0
              1RCyprusOlympiakos2–2, 7–1
              2RUkraineArsenal Kyiv2–0, 5–0
              3RFranceLyon4–1, 0–3
              2002–03Champions League2QRomaniaDinamo Bucureşti3–1, 1–08.0
              3QUkraineShakhtar Donetsk1–1, 1–1 (pen.: 4–1)
              GroupSpainBarcelona2–3, 0–1
              GroupRussiaLokomotiv Moscow0–0, 0–2
              GroupTurkeyGalatasaray0–0, 3–1
              2002–03UEFA Cup3RGermanyStuttgart1–2, 0–1
              2003–04Champions League3QGermanyBorussia Dortmund2–1, 1–2 (pen.: 4–2)11.0
              GroupSpainCelta de Vigo1–1, 1–1
              GroupNetherlandsAjax0–2, 2–1
              GroupItalyMilan1–0, 0–1
              2003–04UEFA Cup3RHungaryDebrecen1–0, 0–0
              1/8FranceBordeaux1–3, 0–1
              2004–05Champions League2QBulgariaLokomotiv Plovdiv2–0, 4–010.5
              3QUkraineShakhtar Donetsk1–4, 2–2
              2004–05UEFA Cup1RFranceChâteauroux4–0, 2–1
              GroupUkraineDnipro Dnipropetrovsk2–3
              GroupNetherlandsUtrecht1–0
              GroupAustriaAustria Wien1–1
              GroupSpainZaragoza1–1
              2005–06Champions League3QNorwayVålerenga0–1, 1–0 (pen.: 4–3)9.0
              GroupItalyJuventus1–2, 0–1
              GroupGermanyBayern Munich0–1, 1–1
              GroupAustriaRapid Wien1–0, 3–2
              2005–06UEFA Cup3RItalyRoma1–2, 1–2
              2006–07UEFA Cup2QLithuaniaSūduva2–0, 5–27.0
              1RSlovakiaRužomberok1–0, 1–1
              GroupGermanyBayer Leverkusen1–1
              GroupEnglandTottenham Hotspur1–3
              GroupRomaniaDinamo București1–1
              GroupTurkeyBeşiktaş1–2
              2007–08UEFA Cup1RNorwayBrann1–0, 1–22.0
              2008–09UEFA Cup1RSwitzerlandYoung Boys2–2, 2–06.0
              GroupNorwayRosenborg0–0
              GroupFranceSaint-Étienne1–1
              GroupSpainValencia1–1
              GroupDenmarkCopenhagen0–1
              2009–10Europa League3QFinlandLahti3–2, 1–112.5
              4QPolandLech Poznań0–1, 1–0 (pen.: 4–3)
              GroupUkraineShakhtar Donetsk1–4, 0–0
              GroupFranceToulouse2–2, 1–0
              GroupSerbiaPartizan2–0, 4–2
              2RSpainValencia1–0, 0–3
              2010–11Europa League4QBelarusDinamo Minsk2–1, 3–25.0
              GroupSpainVillarreal1–2, 1–2
              GroupCroatiaDinamo Zagreb0–0, 0–2
              GroupGreecePAOK1–1, 1–1
              2011–12Europa League3QAzerbaijanQarabağ4–1, 0–110.5
              POGeorgia (country)Zestafoni3–3, 2–0
              GroupSloveniaMaribor2–0, 4–3
              GroupPortugalBraga2–1, 1–1
              GroupEnglandBirmingham City1–2, 2–2
              2RGermanyHannover 961–2, 0–1
              2012–13Champions League3QDenmarkCopenhagen0–0, 2–35.5
              2012–13Europa LeaguePOHungaryDebrecen3–0, 4–1
              GroupFranceBordeaux0–4, 1–2
              GroupPortugalMarítimo2–0, 1–2
              GroupEnglandNewcastle United0–1, 2–2
              2013–14Europa League3QPolandŚląsk Wrocław3–3, 0–1
              Total points for UEFA coefficient: 270.0.

              Summary of best results

              From the quarter-finals upwards:
              (2 finals)

              European Cup/UEFA Champions League (1):

              - finalists in 1978
              - quarter-finalists in 1977


              UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:

              - semi-finalists in 1992
              - quarter-finalists in 1971 and 1995


              UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League (1):

              - finalists in 1976
              - semi-finalists in 1988

              UEFA ranking

              Current ranking

              As of 25 July 2013

              RankTeamCoefficient
              60Romania Steaua București33.026
              61Scotland Celtic31.838
              62Germany Hamburg31.728
              63Belgium Club Brugge31.220
              64Israel Hapoel Tel Aviv30.500
              65Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň29.945
              66Germany VfL Wolfsburg29.728

              Players

              First team squad

              As of 2 September 2013.


              Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
              No.PositionPlayer
              2NorwayDFTom Høgli
              3BelgiumMFTimmy Simons Captain
              4Costa RicaDFÓscar Duarte
              5BelgiumDFSinan Sagar
              6GhanaMFEnoch Adu
              7BurundiFWMohammed Tchité
              8IsraelFWLior Refaelov
              9BelgiumFWTom De Sutter
              10DenmarkMFJesper Jørgensen
              11BelgiumMFJonathan Blondel
              13SpainMFVíctor Vázquez
              14DenmarkDFJim Larsen
              15ChinaMFWang Shangyuan
              16BelgiumFWMaxime Lestienne
              17PolandMFWaldemar Sobota
              19BelgiumDFThomas Meunier
              No.PositionPlayer
              21AustraliaGKMathew Ryan
              22IcelandFWEiður Guðjohnsen
              27PortugalDFElton Monteiro
              28BelgiumDFLaurens De Bock
              32BelgiumMFVadis Odjidja-Ofoe
              33SerbiaGKVladan Kujović
              40BelgiumDFBjörn Engels
              41BelgiumMFBirger Verstraete
              42BelgiumFWNicola Storm
              43BelgiumMFSander Coopman
              44BelgiumDFBrandon Mechele
              50BelgiumGKSven Dhoest
              55BelgiumFWTuur Dierckx
              63BelgiumFWBoli Bolingoli-Mbombo
              90NigeriaFWKehinde Fatai (on loan from Astra Giurgiu)
              For recent transfers, see the list of Belgian football transfers summer 2013.

              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.PositionPlayer
              20GreeceMFSpyros Fourlanos (at Kalloni until 30 June 2014)
              24GreeceDFValentinos Vlachos (at Aris Saloniki until 30 June 2014)
              No.PositionPlayer
              27BelgiumMFJimmy De Jonghe (at Lierse until 30 June 2014)
              25NorwayFWMushaga Bakenga (at Esbjerg until 30 June 2014)
               

              Reserve team squad

              As of 24 June 2013.

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