1949–50 in Belgian football

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The 1949–1950 season was the 47th season of competitive football in Belgium. RSC Anderlechtois won their 3rd Premier Division title.[1]
The Belgium national football team withdrew from the 1950 FIFA World Cup qualification but played 8 friendly games, winning 5.[2]


At the end of the season, R Stade Louvain and K Lyra were relegated to Division I, while Daring Club de Bruxelles SR (Division I A winner) and Beringen FC (Division I B winner) were promoted to the Premier Division.
Gosselies Sports, UR Namur, FC Winterslag and FC Verbroedering Geel were relegated from Division I to Promotion, to be replaced by FC Izegem, KAV Dendermonde, K Tubantia FC and Helzold FC Zolder.

National team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score* Comp Belgium scorers
October 2, 1949 Heysel Stadium, Brussels (H) Switzerland 3-0 F Louis Verbruggen (2), Joseph Mermans
November 6, 1949 Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam (A) The Netherlands 1-0 F Henri Govard
November 23, 1949 Ninian Park, Cardiff (A) Wales 1-5 F Henri Coppens
March 5, 1950 Stadio Comunale, Bologna (A) Italy 1-3 F Frédéric Chaves d'Aguilar
April 16, 1950 Bosuilstadion, Antwerp (H) The Netherlands 2-0 F Joseph Mermans, Albert De Hert
May 10, 1950 Heysel Stadium, Brussels (H) Republic of Ireland 5-1 F Joseph Mermans (3), Albert De Hert, Frédéric Chaves d'Aguilar
May 18, 1950 Heysel Stadium, Brussels (H) England 1-4 F Joseph Mermans
June 4, 1950 Heysel Stadium, Brussels (H) France 4-1 F Joseph Mermans (3), Georges Mordant

* 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 Daring Club de Bruxelles SR and Beringen FC
Promotion FC Izegem, KAV Dendermonde, K Tubantia FC and Helzold FC Zolder

Final league tables[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

Top scorer: Joseph Mermans (RSC Anderlecht) with 37 goals.