André Vandeweyer

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Personal information
Date of birth (1909-06-21)21 June 1909
Place of birth Tirlemont, Belgium
Date of death 22 October 1992(1992-10-22) (aged 83)
Playing position Goalkeeper, coach
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1931–1939 R. Union Saint-Gilloise
1941–1945 RFC Hannutois
1945–1946 RSC Wasmes (fr)
National team
1933–1934 Belgium 5 (0)
Teams managed
1947–1959 R. Union Saint-Gilloise
1955–1957 Belgium
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

André Vandeweyer was a former Belgian footballer and coach born 21 June 1909 in Tirlemont (Belgium), died 22 October 1992.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was goalkeeper for the legendary Union Saint-Gilloise team: the famous Union 60 were unbeaten in Division 1 for 60 matches, with three consecutive titles in this period, between 9 January 1933 (Union-Lierse SK, 2-2) and 10 February 1935 (Daring Bruxelles-Union 2-0).[2]

He also played for Belgium, five times between 1933 and 1934, including one game at the Italy World Cup.[3]

After the war, he became coach of Union Saint-Gilloise. He was also manager of the Belgian team after Doug Livingstone, from January 1955 until June 1957.[4]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fiches Joueurs R - Z : Union Saint-Gilloise 1897". unionhisto.skynetblogs.be. 
  2. ^ The legendary team at rusg.be
  3. ^ Player caps at the site of the URBSFA
  4. ^ Matches as manager at the site of the URBSFA Archived 27 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine.