Arthur Ruysschaert

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Arthur Ruysschaert
Personal information
Full name Arthur Ruysschaert
Date of birth (1910-02-21)21 February 1910
Place of birth Bruges, Belgium
Date of death 10 January 1995(1995-01-10) (aged 84)
Place of death Bruges, Belgium
Playing position forward
Youth career
Cercle Brugge
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1926–1944 Cercle Brugge 365 (105)
VG Oostende
National team
Belgium 0 (0)
Teams managed
Cercle Brugge (youth coach)
1953–1954 Cercle Brugge (ad interim)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 June 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 June 2008

Arthur Ruysschaert (born 21 February 1910 in Bruges - died 10 January 1995 in Bruges) was a Belgian footballer. His position on the field was striker.

Ruysschaert made his debut at the highest level of Belgian football on 18 April 1926, when he played with Cercle Brugge in a 3-2 home win against RSC Anderlecht. With Cercle he won the league twice (1927, 1930), the cup once (1927) and the second division once (1938).

Arthur Ruysschaert is the only player who is in the top 10 most appearances ever as well as in the top 10 most goals ever for Cercle Brugge.

He ended his career with Belgian coast side VG Oostende. After his footballing career, Ruysschaert became youth coach at Cercle Brugge. He also became ad interim manager of Cercle during the 1953-54 season because of the suspension of Louis Versyp.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Belgium Alphonse Decorte
Belgium Roger Proot
Cercle Brugge top scorer
1934 — 19351
1alongside Maurice Blieck and Willy Van Loo
Succeeded by
Belgium Maurice Blieck

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