René Verheyen

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René Verheyen
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-03-20) 20 March 1952 (age 65)
Place of birth Beerse, Belgium
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Deinze (manager)
Youth career
Lentezon Beerse
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1974 Turnhout
1974–1983 Lokeren 300 (60)
1983–1987 Club Brugge 127 (20)
1987–1988 AA Gent
1988–1990 White Star Lauwe
National team
1976–1984 Belgium 24 (3)
Teams managed
White Star Lauwe
K.S.V. Waregem
1999–2000 Club Brugge KV
2007– K.M.S.K. Deinze
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

René Verheyen (born 20 March 1952) is a retired Belgian football midfielder.

Club career[edit]

During his active career he played for Lokeren (1974–1982), Club Brugge (1983–1987) and K.A.A. Gent (1987–1988). He has since his retirement worked as a manager, most notably for Club Brugge between 1999 and 2000. He is currently managing K.M.S.K. Deinze.[1]

International career[edit]

Verheyen was a member of the Belgian team that finished second in the 1980 UEFA European Championship, and also participated in the 1982 FIFA World Cup and the 1984 UEFA European Championship.


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