R. White Star Bruxelles

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White Star Bruxelles
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Full name Royal White Star Bruxelles
Nickname(s) Les Étoilés
Founded 1948
Ground Stade Edmond Machtens, Brussels
Ground Capacity 15266
Chairman Charles Simar
Manager Jean-Guy Wallemme
League Belgian Second Division
2013-14 Belgian Second Division, 12th

Royal White Star Bruxelles is a Belgian football club located in the municipality of Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Brussels.

History[edit]

The logo of Royal White Star Woluwe FC, kept until the name change in 2013.

The club, founded in 1948, was formerly known as Kapelleveld FC, playing in Evere, but they changed their name in 1950 to Woluwe FC when they moved to the Stade Fallon in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert.[1] In 1959, Woluwe FC left the Stade Fallon to play in Kapelleveld in a stadium located Avenue Albert Dumonlaan. In 1963, as the main club from Woluwe, White Star AC, merged with the famous RR de Bruxelles, becoming the RR White, Woluwe FC changed their name to White Star Woluwe FC, taking over the star of the former club's logo. In 1972, the club moved from their stadium in Kapelleveld to the 2nd ground of the Stade Fallon, home of the RR White. The next year, as RR White merged with the R Daring Club Molenbeek and moved to the Edmond Machtens Stadium in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, White Star Woluwe FC took over the main ground of the Stade Fallon. In 2013, the team changed name again, to Royal White Star Bruxelles.

Affiliated clubs[edit]

The following clubs are affiliated with White Star Bruxelles:

Current squad[edit]

As of 6 August, 2014. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Belgium GK Maxime Vandermeulen
2 Belgium DF Soufiane El Banouhi
3 Algeria DF Hemza Mihoubi
4 Senegal DF Noël Soumah
5 France DF Jérémy Obin (captain)
7 Haiti FW Gary Ambroise
8 Algeria DF Habib Bellaid
9 France FW Issa Baradji
10 Belgium FW Ilias Maatoug
11 France MF Karim El Hany
12 Belgium GK Jordi Belin
14 Belgium MF Théo Di Rosa
16 Netherlands FW Michael Tambak
17 Belgium MF Grégory Grisez
18 France DF Frédéric Duplus
19 France DF Youness Bengelloun
No. Position Player
20 Ivory Coast FW Moussa Traoré
22 France FW Mehdi Courgnaud
25 Belgium FW Mourad Daoudi
28 Belgium DF Jérémy Huyghebaert
30 Belgium GK Salvatore Crimi
33 Belgium GK Thomas Minsart
37 Belgium MF Amadou Diallo
39 Belgium MF Paul Niankou
49 Belgium MF Amine Jiyar
55 Belgium MF Sean Aerts
70 Senegal FW Mamadou Fall
77 France MF Wilfried Dalmat
87 France MF Isaac Koné
91 Belgium MF Samuel Fabris
94 Belgium DF Harrison Lokilo

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "White Star Woluwé FC history" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 6 November 2010. 
  2. ^ White Star Woluwe

External links[edit]