Georges Heylens

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Georges Heylens
Personal information
Date of birth (1941-08-08) 8 August 1941 (age 72)
Place of birth Etterbeek, Belgium
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1973 R.S.C. Anderlecht
National team
1961–1973 Belgium 67 (0)
Teams managed
1973–1975 R. Union Saint-Gilloise
1975–1977 K.V. Kortrijk
1978–1983 Eendracht Aalst
1983–1984 R.F.C. Seraing
1984–1989 Lille OSC
1989–1990 K. Beerschot V.A.C.
1990–1992 R. Charleroi S.C.
1993–1995 R.F.C. Seraing
1995–1996 Gençlerbirliği S.K.
1996–1997 K.V. Mechelen
1997–2001 Armée Royale Belge
2001–2003 FC Athois
2003–2004 R. Léopold Uccle Forestoise
2009– U.R. Namur
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Georges Heylens (born 8 August 1941 in Etterbeek) is a former Belgian footballer. He played with R.S.C. Anderlecht and the Belgium national football team. He took part in the match between Belgium and the Netherlands in 1964, with 10 teammates from the Anderlecht team, after the substitution of goalkeeper Delhasse by Jean Trappeniers. As an attacking Right-Back played in all three games at the Mexico World Cup at which time he reached his 50th International appearance.

He now appears as a football consultant in papers or on TV. Heylens is also a famous wig bearer.

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