1948–49 in Belgian football

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The 1948–1949 season was the 46th season of competitive football in Belgium. RSC Anderlechtois won their second Premier Division title.[1]
The Belgium national football team played 6 friendly games, of which they won 2 and drew 4.[2]


At the end of the season, K Boom FC and RU Saint-Gilloise were relegated to Division I, while R Stade Louvain (Division I A winner) and RFC Brugeois (Division I B winner) were promoted to the Premier Division.
RCS La Forestoise, Stade Waremmien, SK Roeselare and RRC Tournaisien were relegated from Division I to Promotion, to be replaced by R Albert Elisabeth Club Mons, ASV Oostende KM, AS Herstalienne and RU Hutoise FC.

National team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score* Comp Belgium scorers
October 17, 1948 Stade Olympique de Colombes, Colombes (A) France 3-3 F Joseph Mermans, Léopold Anoul, Frédéric Chaves d'Aguilar
November 21, 1948 Bosuilstadion, Antwerp (H) The Netherlands 1-1 F Frédéric Chaves d'Aguilar
January 2, 1949 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona (A) Spain 1-1 F Henri Coppens
March 13, 1949 Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam (A) The Netherlands 3-3 F Hennie Moring (o.g.), Joseph Mermans (2)
April 24, 1949 Dalymount Park, Dublin (A) Republic of Ireland 2-0 F Victor Lemberechts, Joseph Mermans
May 22, 1949 Stade de Sclessin, Liège (H) Wales 3-1 F Henri Govard (2), Albert De Hert

* Belgium score given first


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


Competition Winner
Premier Division RSC Anderlechtois
Division I R Stade Louvain and RFC Brugeois
Promotion R Albert Elisabeth Club Mons, ASV Oostende KM, AS Herstalienne and RU Hutoise FC

Final league tables[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

Top scorer: René Thirifays (R Charleroi SC) with 26 goals.