List of Belgian First Division clubs

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A total of 76 association football clubs in Belgium have yet played in the Belgian First Division since its creation in 1895.[1] Those clubs are listed here alphabetically. The last spell in the first division is indicated between brackets. Teams in bold are teams playing in the 2015-16 season. Teams in italics stopped, went into liquidation or merged with or into another team.

Club Town or City Last
Promotion
Last
Relegation
Most Recent
Finish
Highest
Finish
R Albert Elisabeth
Club Mons
Mons 2010-11 2013-14 Defunct
(2014–15)
9th
RSC Anderlecht Anderlecht 1934-35 1930-31 3rd 1st
R Antwerp FC Antwerp 1999-2000 2003-04 Second Division
10th
1st
Athletic and Running Club
de Bruxelles
Brussels 1895-96 1904-05 Defunct
(1908–09)
3rd
K Beerschot VAV Antwerp 1981-82 1990-91 Defunct
(1998–99)
1st
Belgica FC Edegem Edegem 1932-33 1934-35 Belgian Provincial leagues 12th
K Berchem Sport Antwerp 1985-86 1986-87 Third Division
12th
2nd
R Beringen FC Beringen 1982-83 1983-84 Defunct
(2001–02)
2nd
KSK Beveren Beveren 1996-97 2006-07 Defunct
(2009–10)
1st
FC Boom Boom 1991-92 1992-93 Defunct
(1997–98)
7th
ESC de Bruxelles Forest 1907-08 1912-13 Defunct
(1913–14)
7th
RC de Bruxelles Uccle 1953-54 1954-55 Belgian Provincial leagues 1st
SC de Bruxelles Ixelles 1895-96 1896-97 Defunct
(1896–97)
3rd
Cercle Brugge KSV Bruges 2002-03 2014-15 15th
(Relegated)
1st
Club Brugge KV Bruges 1958-59 1950-51 2nd 1st
R Charleroi SC Charleroi 2011-12 2010-11 5th 2nd
ROC de Charleroi Charleroi 1973-74 1974-75 Promoted from
Belgian Provincial leagues
2nd
R Crossing Club
de Schaerbeek
Schaerbeek 1968-69 1972-73 Belgian Provincial leagues 12th
R Daring Club
de Bruxelles
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean 1958-59 1968-69 Defunct
(1972–73)
1st
KSC Eendracht Aalst Aalst 1993-94 2001-02 Second Division
9th (refused pro license)
4th
KAS Eupen Eupen 2009-10 2010-11 Second Division
3rd
15th
(relegated)
RRC de Gand Ghent 1951-52 1952-53 Third Division
10th
5th
KRC Genk Genk 1995-96 1993-94 7th 1st
KAA Gent Ghent 1988-89 1987-88 1st 1st
KFC Germinal
Beerschot
Antwerp 1988-89 2012-13 Defunct
(2012–13)
3rd
KRC Harelbeke Harelbeke 1994-95 2000-01 Defunct
(2001–02)
5th
SC Hasselt Hasselt 1978-79 1979-80 Defunct
(2000–01)
18th
(relegated)
K Heusden-Zolder Heusden-Zolder 2002-03 2003-04 Defunct
(2005–06)
17th
(relegated)
UFC d'Ixelles Ixelles 1895-96 1895-96 Defunct
(1900–01)
7th
(relegated)
R.C. Jet de Bruxelles Jette 1985-86 1987-88 Belgian Provincial leagues 12th
KV Kortrijk Kortrijk 2007-08 1998-99 6th 5th
RCS La Forestoise Forest 1941-42 1946-47 Defunct
(1995–96)
10th
Léopold Club
de Bruxelles
Uccle 1912-13 1913-14 Promotion
8th
2nd
RFC Liégeois Liège 1944-45 1994-95 Promotion
1st (promoted)
1st
K Lierse SK Lier 2009-10 2014-15 16th
relegated
1st
KSC Lokeren
Oost-Vlaanderen
Lokeren 1995-96 1992-93 8th 2nd
KFC Lommel SK Lommel 2000-01 2002-03 Defunct
(2002–03)
5th
RAA Louviéroise La Louvière 1999-2000 2005-06 Defunct
(2008–09)
7th
K Lyra Lier 1952-53 1953-54 Defunct
(1971–72)
6th
KRC Mechelen Mechelen 1987-88 1989-90 Second Division
17th (relegated)
2nd
FC Molenbeek
Brussels Strombeek
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean 2003-04 2007-08 Defunct
(2013–14)
10th
RFC Montegnée Saint-Nicolas 1929-30 1930-31 Defunct
(2013–14)
13th
(relegated)
RE Mouscron Mouscron 1995-96 2009-10 Defunct
(2009–10)
3rd
R Mouscron-Péruwelz Mouscron 2013-14 Never
relegated
13th 13th
Olympia Club
de Bruxelles
Brussels 1902-03 1903-04 Defunct
(1908–09)
5th
AS Oostende Ostend 1973-74 1976-77 Defunct
(1980–81)
12th
KV Oostende Ostend 2012-13 2004-05 10th 7th
Oud-Heverlee Leuven Leuven 2014-15 2013-14 Second Division
5th (promoted)
14th
VV Patro Eisden Maasmechelen 1959-60 1960-61 Second Division
16th
16th
(relegated)
KSV Roeselare Roeselare 2004-05 2009-10 Second Division
11th
11th
RU Saint-Gilloise Forest 1967-68 1972-73 Third Division
2nd
1st
RFC Sérésien Seraing 1992-93 1995-96 Defunct
(1995–96)
3rd
K Sint-Niklase SK Sint-Niklaas 1983-84 1984-85 Defunct
(1999–2000)
13th
K Sint-Truidense VV Sint-Truiden 2014-15 2011-12 Second Division
1st (promoted)
2nd
Skill FC de Bruxelles Brussels 1898-99 1901-02 Defunct
(1901–02)
5th
R Stade Louvaniste Leuven 1948-49 1949-50 Defunct
(2001–02)
16th
(relegated)
Standard Liège Liège 1920-21 1913-14 4th 1st
K Tesamen
Hogerop Diest
Diest 1969-70 1974-75 Brabant Division Two 7th
R Tilleur FC Saint-Nicolas 1963-64 1966-67 Defunct
(1994–95)
4th
RFC Tirlemont-Hageland Tienen 1936-37 1937-38 Third Division
13th
14th
(relegated)
KSK Tongeren Tongeren 1980-81 1982-83 Defunct
(2014–15)
10th
RRC Tournaisien Tournai 1957-58 1958-59 Defunct
(2001–02)
15th
(relegated)
RUS Tournaisienne Tournai 1950-51 1951-52 Third Division
18th (relegated)
16th
(relegated)
Tubantia FAC Antwerp 1929-30 1931-32 Antwerp Division One 11th
AFC Tubize Tubize 2007-08 2008-09 Second Division
8th
17th
(relegated)
FC Turnhout Turnhout 1962-63 1963-64 Third Division
18th (relegated)
13th
(relegated)
R Uccle Sport Uccle 1946-47 1947-48 Defunct
(2006–07)
10th
FC Verbroedering Dender
Eendracht Hekelgem
Dendermonde 2006-07 2008-09 Third Division
9th
15th
KFC Verbroedering Geel Geel 1998-99 1999-2000 Defunct
(2007–08)
17th
(relegated)
RCS Verviétois Verviers 1955-56 1960-61 Defunct
(2014–15)
4th
Waasland-Beveren Beveren 2011-12 Never
Relegated
14th 13th
KSV Waregem Waregem 1994-95 1995-96 Defunct
(2000–01)
4th
KSV Waterschei Thor Genk 1977-78 1985-86 Defunct
(1987–88)
3rd
KVC Westerlo Westerlo 1996-97 2013-14 11th 6th
R White Daring
Molenbeek
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean 2000-01 2001-02 Defunct
(2002–03)
1st
Yellow Red
KV Mechelen
Mechelen 2006-07 2002-03 9th 1st
SV Zulte Waregem Waregem 2004-05 Never
Relegated
12th 2nd

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