1925–26 in Belgian football

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The 1925–1926 season was the 26th season of competitive football in Belgium. Beerschot AC won their 4th Division I title, which was also their 3rd consecutive Belgian title. At the end of the season, SC Anderlechtois, CS Verviétois and R Tilleur FC were relegated to the Promotion, while RC de Bruxelles, FC Malinois and CS La Forestoise were promoted.
For season 1926-27, major changes were brought to the league system. Division I was renamed Division d'Honneur (French for Premier Division), Promotion was renamed Division I with one division of 14 teams (instead of 2) and a third level was introduced, named Promotion and played as 3 divisions of 14 teams each. The bottom two teams in Division d'Honneur would be relegated to Division I (with the top two in Division I promoted, while the bottom 3 teams in Division I would be relegated to the Promotion, with the winners of the 3 Promotion divisions would be promoted to Division I.
Also, the Belgian Cup was played for the first time since World War I.

National team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score* Comp Belgium scorers Match Report
December 13, 1925 Stade du Pont d'Ougrée, Liège (H) Austria 3-4 F Ivan Thys, Maurice Gillis, Raymond Braine FA website
February 14, 1926 Oscar Bossaert Stadium, Brussels (H) Hungary 0-2 F FA website
March 14, 1926 Bosuilstadion, Antwerp (H) The Netherlands 1-1 F Ferdinand Adams FA website
April 11, 1926 Pershing, Paris (A) France 3-4 F Michel Vanderbauwhede, Ivan Thys, Gérard Devos FA website
May 2, 1926 Sportpark Oud-Roosenburgh, Amsterdam (A) The Netherlands 5-1 F Raymond Braine (2), Jan Diddens, Ferdinand Adams, Maurice Gillis FA website
May 24, 1926 Olympisch Stadion, Antwerp (H) England 3-5 F Ivan Thys, Raymond Braine (2) FA website
June 20, 1926 Oscar Bossaert Stadium, Brussels (H) France 2-2 F Maurice Gillis, Ferdinand Adams FA website

* Belgium score given first

Key

  • H = Home match
  • A = Away match
  • N = On neutral ground
  • F = Friendly
  • o.g. = own goal

Honours[edit]

Competition Winner
Division I Beerschot AC
Promotion RC de Bruxelles and FC Malinois

Final league tables[edit]

Division I[edit]

Promotion[edit]

Promotion A[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 RC de Bruxelles 26 20 5 1 96 22 +74 45 Promoted to Premier Division
2 CS La Forestoise 26 18 2 6 71 47 +24 38
3 FC Turnhout 26 17 4 5 88 31 +57 38
4 White Star AC 26 13 4 9 51 40 +11 30
5 Saint-Ignace SC Antwerpen 26 13 3 10 83 57 +26 29
6 Oude God Sport 26 11 7 8 52 46 +6 29
7 SRU Verviers 26 11 5 10 50 53 -3 27
8 Stade Louvaniste 26 10 5 11 68 69 -1 25 Relegated to form Promotion
9 Courtrai Sports 26 11 3 12 47 48 -1 25
10 AS Renaisienne 26 10 5 11 42 64 -22 25
11 FC Sérésien 26 9 5 12 52 66 -14 23
12 RC de Vottem 26 7 3 16 39 81 -42 17
13 ESC de Bruxelles 26 3 1 22 36 86 -50 7
14 US Tournaisienne 26 2 2 22 27 94 -67 6

Promotion B[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 FC Malinois 26 21 1 4 106 32 43 +74 Promoted to Premier Division
2 Boom FC 26 16 5 5 53 34 37 +19
3 Liersche SK 26 15 3 8 61 51 33 +10
4 Uccle Sport 26 14 4 8 80 57 32 +23
5 AS Herstalienne 26 14 3 9 56 46 31 +10
6 RFC Liégeois 26 11 7 8 64 35 29 +29
7 TSV Lyra 26 11 7 8 42 25 29 +17
8 CS Tongrois 26 10 9 7 54 51 29 +3 Relegated to form Promotion
9 AS Ostendaise 26 10 5 11 46 57 25 -11
10 R Léopold Club de Bruxelles 26 8 2 16 55 73 18 -19
11 SR Dolhain FC 26 6 4 16 37 74 16 -37
12 Albert Elisabeth Club de Mons 26 5 5 16 49 78 15 -29
13 Vanneste Genootschap Oostende 26 3 7 16 35 75 13 -40
14 Vilvorde FC 26 4 5 17 39 84 13 -45

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