1926–27 in Belgian football

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The 1926–1927 season was the 27th season of competitive football in Belgium. This was the first season after the major reform of Belgian football. The Belgian Cup was first played since World War I and won by RCS Brugeois. They also won the Premier Division making the second double in Belgian football after Union Saint-Gilloise in 1912-13. R Liersche SK won the Division I now the second level of football and thus promoted for the next Premier Division along with the runner-up SC Anderlechtois. Both clubs replaced FC Malinois and CS La Forestoise at the highest level. A third level of football was introduced, named Promotion and played in 3 leagues of 14 clubs. The leagues were won by Courtrai Sports, CS Tongrois and Fléron FC. All 3 clubs promoted to the Division I, while AS Herstalienne, Saint-Ignace SC Antwerpen and SRU Verviers were all relegated to the Promotion.

National team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score* Comp Belgium scorers Match Report
January 2, 1927 Stade de Sclessin, Liège (H) Czechoslovakia 2-3 F Henri Bierna, Maurice Gillis FA website
March 13, 1927 Bosuilstadion, Antwerp (H) The Netherlands 2-0 F Henri Bierna, Ferdinand Adams FA website
April 3, 1927 Stade de la Butte, Brussels (H) Sweden 2-1 F Raymond Braine, Ferdinand Adams FA website
May 1, 1927 Sportpark Oud-Roosenburgh, Amsterdam (A) The Netherlands 2-3 F Jan Diddens, Raymond Braine FA website
May 11, 1927 Oscar Bossaert Stadium, Brussels (H) England 1-9 F Florimond Van Halme FA website
May 22, 1927 Hohe Warte Stadium, Vienna (A) Austria 1-4 F Pierre Braine FA website
May 26, 1927 Letna Stadium, Prague (A) Czechoslovakia 0-4 F 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
Premier Division RCS Brugeois
Belgian Cup RCS Brugeois
Division I R Liersche SK
Promotion Courtrai Sports, CS Tongrois and Fléron FC

Final league tables[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

Division I[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst GF GA Pts GD Notes
1 R Liersche SK 26 17 6 3 63 33 40 +30 Promoted to Premier Division.
2 SC Anderlechtois 26 16 6 4 76 42 38 +34
3 Tilleur FC 26 13 4 9 62 47 30 +15
4 Uccle Sport 26 13 3 10 70 51 29 +21
5 RFC Liégeois 26 10 9 7 39 36 29 +3
6 FC Turnhout 26 13 2 11 52 47 28 +5
7 CS Verviétois 26 11 3 12 56 55 25 +1
8 Boom FC 26 10 5 11 45 63 25 -18
9 TSV Lyra 26 9 5 12 45 49 23 -4
10 White Star AC 26 9 5 12 40 44 23 -4
11 Oude God Sport 26 8 6 12 46 54 22 -8
12 AS Herstalienne 26 6 8 12 42 52 20 -10 Relegated to Promotion
13 Saint-Ignace SC Antwerpen 26 9 1 16 44 68 19 -24
14 SRU Verviers 26 4 5 17 35 74 13 -39

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