Belgium - List of Foundation Dates

Club Foundation Dates (until 1906)
 
1880    Royal Antwerp FC
1882    Antwerp Bicycle Club
1890    KAA Gent                             [founded as AA Gent] 
1891    Club KV Brugge                       [founded as Brughsche FC]
1892    FC Brugeois                          [1897 merged with Brughsche FC] 
        Royal FC Liégeois                    [founded as FC Liégeois] 
1893    Léopold Club Bruxelles               [founded as Léopold FC; 1990 merged with Uccle Sport]
1894    Vlaamsche VC Brugge  
1895    Daring Club de Bruxelles             [founded as Daring FC]
        Union Pédestre Gantois 
1896    Athletic Club Bruxelles              (football division) 
        Club Sportif Verviétois              [founded as Verviers FC; 1903 merged with Stade Wallon]  
        Skill FC Molenbeek                   [merged with Daring Club]   
1897    Brussels Swimming Club
        Olympia Club de Bruxelles            [founded as Olympia FC] 
        Athletic Club Gantois                [1899 merged with FC Gantois and Union Pédestre to Racing Club Gantois]
        FC Gantois                           [1899 merged with FC Gantois and Union Pédestre to Racing Club Gantois] 
        Union Saint-Gilloise     
1898    Dolhain FC
        KV Kortrijk                          [founded as FC Courtraisien] 
        Royal Standard Liège                 [founded as Standard FC] 
1899    Club Brugge KV                       [merger of Vlaamsche VC Brugge and Rapid FC Brugge]
        Koninklijke FC Germinal Beerschot    [founded as Beerschot AC]
        Royal Racing Club Gand               [merger of  Union Pédestre, Athletic Club and FC Gantois as Racing Club Gantois]
        Stade Wallon Verviers                [1903 merged with CS Verviétois]
1901    Atheneum Voetbal Vereeniging
        Bressoux FC 
        FC Mouscron 
        Scaring FC Etterbeck 
        Sporting Club Courtraisien           [1919 merged with FC Courtraisien] 
        Sporting Club Theux    
        Stade Montois 
        Uccle Sport                          [1990 merged with Léopold FC] 
1902    Albert Club de Bruxelles
        Cercle Athlétique de Spa 
        FC Eendracht Gand 
        Red Star FC Liège 
        Union Sportive Roularienne
        Royale Union Sportive Tournaisienne  [founded as Union Sportive Tournaisienne]
1903    Club Sportif Anversois
        Fédération des Patineurs de Belgique 
        Skill FC Val St. Lambert 
        Sporting Club Meninois 
        Royal Stade Louvaniste               [founded as Stade Louvaniste] 
        Royal Tilleur FC                     [founded as Tilleur FC]  
1904    Cercle Amateur Sportif Mons
        Excelsior Sport's Club Bruxelles
        Fearless Club Stembert
        FC Chênée
        FC Iseghem 
        KV Mechelen                          [founded as FC Malinois]  
        Koninklijke Racing Club Mechelen     [founded as Racing Club de Malines]  
        Scaring FC Ensival  
        Spa Olympique 
        Stade Disonais 
        Royal Charleroi Sporting Club        [founded as Charleroi Sporting Club]  
1905    Antwerp Football Alliance
        Cercle de Sports Bruxelles
        Cercle des Patineurs Bruxelles 
        FC Audenaerde 
        Léopold FC Ostende
        Mons Sports   
        Rapide Club St. Josse ten Noode  
        Union Pédestre Gantoise
        Union La Lys Waereghem  
1906    Association Sportive Anversoise   
        Beusdael FC  
        Union Sportive Verviétoise 
        Koninklijke Lierse SK                [founded as Liersche SK] 
        Koninklijk Berchem Sport             [founded as Berchem Sport]   


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Sources: [Boi 50], [Grü 00]

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Last updated: 26 May 2005

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