Gérard Delbeke

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Gérard Delbeke
Personal information
Date of birth (1903-09-01)1 September 1903
Place of birth Ruiselede (Belgium), Belgium
Date of death 22 October 1977(1977-10-22) (aged 74)
Playing position midfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1923-1933 FC Bruges
National team
1930 Belgium 1 (0)
Teams managed
1933-1934 FC Bruges
1939-1945 FC Bruges
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gérard Delbeke was a Belgian footballer born 1 September 1903 in Ruiselede (Belgium), died 22 October 1977.

He was a midfielder for Club brugeois, spending eight seasons in the first team.1 He played one international match for Belgium, on 20 July 1930, during the first World Cup in Montevideo, against Paraguay (lost, 1-0).2

In 1933, he retired, and took over as coach with the mission to return club brugeois to the élite. He succeeded in his mission, and continued to manage the Blauw-Zwart through the Second World War.



  1. ^ Biography on the page of clubbrugge.be
  2. ^ Player caps at the URBSFA site

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