Deschacht in 2009
|Full name||Olivier Deschacht|
|Date of birth||16 February 1981|
|Place of birth||Ghent, Belgium|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 April 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
At the age of 7, Deschacht began playing for S.K. Begonia Lochristi before he moved to K.A.A. Gent in 1991. He then spent two years (1995–1997) at K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen and signed for Anderlecht to play in their academy. He made his first team debut in 2001 under the coaching of Aimé Anthuenis.
For the 2007 season, Deschacht was awarded the captain's armband replacing teammate Bart Goor during Goor's injuries. After Goor's move to Germinal Beerschot, he was awarded captaincy full-time in 2008.
- R.S.C. Anderlecht
- Belgian First Division: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009–10, 2011–12
- Belgian Cup: 2007–08
- Belgian Supercup: 2006, 2007, 2010
- Olivier Deschacht at National-Football-Teams.com
- Olivier Deschacht profile at Soccerway
- Belgium stats at Belgian FA
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