Performance record of Club Brugge K.V. football club

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Belgian football club Brugge KV

Club Brugge K.V football club are playing some fantastic football over the past few years, winning the major domestic level titles plus participating in the top European competitions on regular basis. The club have won thirteen Belgian pro League competitions, 10 Belgian Cup competitions, thirteen Supercup competitions, sixteen Bruges matins titles and one kirin Cup competition. The club was also two times finalists in the European Champion Clubs’ Cup and UEFA Cup but unfortunately both the times lost to Liverpool FC.

The clubs’ biggest win in UEFA Competition is 8-0 against Florina Football Club in 1973 while the biggest defeat in UEFA competition is 6-1 over Monaco football club. Club Brugge K.V. have appeared 14 times in the UEFA Champions League, 7 times in UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup and 23 times in UEFA Europa League-an amazing stat for any good club. Gert Verheyen football player holds the record for most UEFA appearances with 44, while Gert Verheyen holds the record for highest goal scorer in the UEFA club competitions with 22 goals.

Brugge K.V. club Records

–       Most appearances: Franky Van Der Elst (607)

–       Most goals: Raoul Lambert (269)

–       Record victory: Club Brugge 10-0 Cercle Brugge KSV (Division 1, 27 January 1991)

–       Record defeat: R. Beerschot AC 9-1 Club Brugge (Division 1, 31 January 1960)

Honours and Achievements of Club Brugge K.V.

  • 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 Cup winners: 10

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

  • Belgian Supercup winners: 13

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

  • European Champion Clubs’ Cup finalist: 1

1977-78

  • UEFA Cup finalist: 1

1975-76

  • Bruges Matins winners: 16

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

  • Kirin Cup winners: 1

1981

Club Brugge K.V. football club profile

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Club Brugge K.V. football club

Club Brugge Koninklijke Voetbalvereniging is a Belgian professional league football team located in Bruges, Belgium. Club Brugge K.V. were founded in 1891 and are regarded as one of the best league clubs in Belgium. They play in the Belgium Top-Division “Belgian Jupiler League” and their home ground is Jan Breydel Stadium with the capacity of 30,000 spectators.

Club Bruges are more often nicknamed Blauw-Zwart (Blue-Black). They play home games in Black and Blue stripe combination jersey with Black shorts and away games in white jersey with white shorts. Dexia and Puma are the main sponsors of the club.

After six years of its foundation in 1891, the club merged with the FC Brugeois and changed the name into Club Brugeois. They won the first major title “Beligian Jupiler League” in 1920 and were awarded with the Royal title and became the Royal FC Brugeois.

The golden period in the history of the European competitions started when the club moved from the Albert Dyserynck Stadium to the club’s current home ground, the jan Breydel stadium. Coach, Ernst happel, led his side to two European finals in three seasons, but unfortunately lost to Liverpool FC on aggregate 4-3 in 1976 UEFA Cup and fall apart again to same opponent in the 1978 European Champion Clubs’ Cup. Club Brugge K.V. holds the record for most consecutive appearances in the UEFA Cup, which is fourteen.

The Blauw-Zwart finished third in last 2009/10 season and currently playing on the 4th position with 53 points in 30 matches of the Belgian Pro League table 2010/11.  The last time they won the Belgian Top-Division title was in 2004/05 season. Since then the teams’ chairman Bart Verhaeghe and the head coach Andrie Koster playing their best part to bring their side to top position and lift the trophy once more.

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