Pro League Clubs
Below is some basic information about the Belgium teams competing in the 2021/2022 season.
Royale Union Saint-Gilloise (Les Unionistes, La Vieille Dame)
Union Saint-Gilloise was founded in 1897. They’re from Vorst, Brussel. They play their matches in the Joseph Marienstadion, which has a capacity of 9,400.
Royal Antwerp (The Great Old, The Reds)
Antwerp was founded in 1880 in Deurne. This makes them the oldest professional football team from Belgium. Their home ground is called Bosuilstadion and has a capacity of 16,144.
Club Brugge K.V (Blue Black, FC Bruges)
Club Brugge was founded on the 13th of November in 1891. They share their stadium with city rivals, Cercle Brugge. The stadium has a capacity of 29,062 and is called the Jan Breydel Stadium.
Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht (Purple White, Sporting)
R.S.C. Anderlecht is based in Anderlecht, Brussels, and was founded in 1908. Their stadium, Lotto Park, has a capacity of 22,500.
KAA Gent (The Buffalos)
Koninklijke Atleriek Associatie Gent, also known as Gent, is a Belgium football club based in Gent, East Flanders. The club was founded in 1864 as a gymnastic association. In 1900 they transformed into a professional football club. Their stadium is called Ghelamco Arena, which has a capacity of 20,000.
Royal Charleroi Sporting Club (Les Carolos, Les Zèbres)
Sporting Charleroi was founded in 1904. They’re based in the city of Charleroi, Hainaut. They play their home matches at the Stade du Pays de Charleroi (capacity of 15,000), also based in Charleroi.
Koninklijke Voetbalclub Korttrijk (The Guys)
KV Kortrijk is bsed in Kortrijk, West Flanders. The club was founded in 1901. Their home ground is Guldensporenstadion, with a capacity of 9,399.
Sportvereniging Zulte-Waregem (Essevee)
S.V. Zulte-Waregem was born throughout a partnership between Zultse VV and KSV Waregem in 2001. The Regenboogstadion, former stadium of KSV Waregem, serves as their stadium and has a capacity of 12,250.
Koninklijke Voetbalclub Mechelen (Yellow Red, Malinwa)
KV Mechelen was founded in 1904 and is based in Mechelen, Antwerp. Their home ground is called AFAS-stadion Achter de Kazerne. It has a capacity of 16,627.
Koninklijke Racing Club Genk (Blue White, The Smurfs)
KRC Genk formed in 1988 by the merge of two football clubs: Waterschei Thor and KFC Winterslag. Their stadium, Luminus Arena, has a capacity of 23,718
Cercle Brugge Koninklijke Sportvereniging (Green Black, De Vereniging)
Cercle Brugge KSV play their matches in the same stadium, Jan Breydel Stadium, as rivals Club Brugge. The club was founded in 1899.
Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging (The Canaries)
Sint-Truiden was fouded in 1924. Their home ground is the Stayen, which has a capacity of 14,600.
Köningliche Allgemeine Sportvereinigung Eupen (Pandas)
K.A.S Eupen was formed in 1945 throught the merge of two former football clubs from Eupen: Jugend Eupen and FC Eupen 1920. They play their matches in the Kehrwegstadion (capacity of 8,363).
Oud-Heverlee Leuven (OHL)
OH Leuven is a football club founded in 2002 by the merge of three former clubs: F.C Zwarte Duivels Oud-Heverlee, Daring Club Leuven and Stade Leuven. Their stadium is called Den Dreef and is located in Heverlee. It has a capacity of 10,020.
Royal Standard de Liège (Les Rouches, The Reds)
Standard Liège is one of the most successful clubs in Belgium. They have been in the highest division since 1921—longer than any other football club in Belgium. The club was founded in 1898, and their home ground, with a capacity of 27,670, is the Stade Maurice Dufrasne.
Koninklijke Voetbalclub Oostende (De Kustboys)
K.V. Oostende was founded in 1904. Their home ground is called the Versluys Arena, located in Ostend. The stadium has a capacity of 8,400.
The club was founded in 1933 in Westerlo. The homeground is ‘t Kuipje, which has a capacity of 8,035.
Royal Football Club Seraing (RFC Seraing)
The club was founded in 1900. Their home ground is the Stade Du Pairay in Seraing. The stadium has a capacity of 8,207.
Relegated last season:
Koninklijke Beerschot Voetbalclub Antwerpen (Purple White Army, De Kielse Ratten)
Beerschot was founded in 1899. KFCO Wilrijk decided to intergrate the identity of Beerschot AC. Beerschot AC was relegated from the Belgium Pro League in 2012-2013. After that, the club was declared bankrupt in 2013. They play their matches in the Olympic Stadium (12,771 capacity).