Olivier Deschacht

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Olivier Deschacht
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Deschacht with Anderlecht in 2015
Personal information
Full name Olivier Deschacht
Date of birth (1981-02-16) 16 February 1981 (age 38)
Place of birth Ghent, Belgium
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Left-back
Club information
Current team
Zulte Waregem
Number 45
Youth career
1988–1991 Begonia Lochristi
1991–1995 Gent
1995–1997 Lokeren
1997–2001 Anderlecht
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2018 Anderlecht 395 (8)
2018–2019 Lokeren 24 (2)
2019– Zulte Waregem 2 (0)
National team
2002–2003 Belgium U21 6 (0)
2003−2014 Belgium 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:51, 25 April 2019 (UTC)

Olivier Deschacht (born 16 February 1981) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a left-back for S.V. Zulte Waregem.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

At the age of 7, Deschacht began playing for S.K. Begonia Lochristi before he moved to K.A.A. Gent in 1991. He then spent two years (1995–1997) at K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen.

Anderlecht[edit]

In 1997 he signed for R.S.C. Anderlecht to play in their academy. He made his first team debut on 18 December 2001[1] under the coaching of Aimé Anthuenis.

For the 2007 season, Deschacht was awarded the captain's armband replacing teammate Bart Goor during Goor's injuries. After Goor's move to Germinal Beerschot, he was awarded captaincy full-time in 2008.

Lokeren[edit]

In August 2018, free agent Deschacht joined Lokeren on a season-long contract, returning to his former youth club.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 4 August 2019[2]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total Ref.
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Anderlecht 2001–02 First Division 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 [3]
2002–03 19 0 3 0 0 0 22 0
2003–04 29 0 5 0 10 0 44 0
2004–05 33 1 2 0 8 0 1[a] 0 44 1
2005–06 33 0 1 0 9[b] 0 43 0 [4]
2006–07 34 1 6 0 6[b] 0 1[a] 0 47 1
2007–08 27 0 5 0 9 0 1[a] 0 42 0
2008–09 Pro League 32 0 2 0 1[b] 0 3[a][c] 0 38 0
2009–10 27 0 3 0 13[d] 0 10[c] 0 53 0
2010–11 12 1 0 0 6[e] 0 2[a][c] 0 20 1
2011–12 13 0 2 0 3[f] 0 3[c] 0 21 0
2012–13 20 2 3 0 8[b] 0 8[a][c] 0 39 2
2013–14 18 2 2 0 2[b] 0 11[a][c] 0 33 2
2014–15 30 1 7 0 8[g] 0 10[a][c] 3 55 4 [3]
2015–16 28 0 1 0 10[f] 0 4[c] 0 43 0 [3]
2016–17 First Division A 12 0 0 0 4[f] 0 4[h] 0 20 0 [3]
2017–18 16 0 1 0 4[b] 0 5[h] 0 26 0 [3]
Total 395 8 43 0 101 0 63 3 602 11
Lokeren 2018–19 First Division A 24 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 26 2 [3]
Zulte Waregem 2019–20 First Division A 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 [3]
Career total 421 10 45 0 101 0 63 3 630 13
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Appearances in the Belgian Super Cup
  2. ^ a b c d e f Appearances in the Champions League
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Appearances in the Belgian Pro League playoffs
  4. ^ Nine appearances in the Europa League and four in the Champions League
  5. ^ Three appearances in the Europa League and three in the Champions League
  6. ^ a b c Appearances in the Europa League
  7. ^ Two appearances in the Europa League and six in the Champions League
  8. ^ a b Appearances in the Belgian First Division A playoffs

Honours[edit]

Anderlecht

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Officieel: Olivier Deschacht (37) trekt naar Lokeren en wordt maandag voorgesteld". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 25 August 2018. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  2. ^ Olivier Deschacht at Soccerway. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Olivier Deschacht » Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  4. ^ Profile at Footballdatabase, footballdatabase.eu

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