AERTS, René

AERTS, René
Guard
1,84m
03/01/1937
Antwerpse / Standard

Career / Clubs : has played with Antwerpse BBC (1951-1962); moved to RSAC Liège (1962-1963) which became Standard (1963-1969), came back to Antwerpse (1969-1970), rejoined Hellas Gent (1970-1972), moved to Racing White (1972-1974) and Fleurus (1974-1976). Has also played, coached or trained Hannut, Jodoigne, Wasmuel, Fleur Blue and Quiévrain. Was also from 1959 untill 1986, player with Esso Belgium, Sinalco, BP Belgium, Volvo, Crédit Agricole in the Belgian Corporate Competition (yes, he played often a corporate afternoon game before its “official” evening game)

Awards : won seven Belgian National Championships and three Belgian National Cups; was the Belgian Player of the year in 1962

Career/ Belgian Lions : 105 caps (1955-1969)

Miscellaneous : Played 4 European Championships (1959, 1961, 1963 and1967); Belgium’s ranking was respectively : 7, 8, 8 and 15! Played 2 Pré Olympic tournament in 160 and 1964