Anderlecht


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Anderlecht

(än`dərlĕkht), commune (1991 pop. 87,884), Brussels region., central Belgium, on the Charleroi-Brussels Canal, an industrial and residential suburb of Brussels. ErasmusErasmus
or Desiderius Erasmus
[Gr. Erasmus, his given name, and Lat., Desiderius=beloved; both are regarded as the equivalent of Dutch Gerard, Erasmus' father's name], 1466?–1536, Dutch humanist, b. Rotterdam.
..... Click the link for more information.
 lived (1517–21) in Anderlecht, and his house is a museum.
References in periodicals archive ?
The 33-year-oldBelgiumcentre-back returned to his boyhood club as player-coach but has had far from a fairytale anticipated start to his coaching career, with Anderlecht fourth bottom of the Belgian First Division with two points from four matches.
Former Anderlecht and Ajax coach Aad de Mos has blasted Kompany for trying to play football like Guardiola's sides with inferior players.
With Kompany and Simon Davies among the coaching staff and Samir Nasri now plying his trade at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Anderlecht are rife with familiar names to UK viewers.
Kompany and Hart were team-mates at Manchester City (right) and the inspirational defender, who was installed as Anderlecht player-manager after helping Pep Guardiola's side retain the Premier League title, has been in touch with Burnley.
Kompany and Hart were team-mates at Manchester City and the inspirational defender, who was installed as Anderlecht player-manager, after helping Pep Guardiola's side retain the Premier League title, has been in touch with Burnley.
'I had a feeling before the match that this scenario might play out,' he said of Anderlecht's early dominance and goal, followed by a successful Oostende fightback.
Davies, 45, leaves his role as City's head of academy coaching to join Kompany at Anderlecht.
The name Anderlecht suddenly hummed around the football world again.
A spokeswoman for the Brussels club told public broadcaster VRT that Anderlecht was cooperating fully with the probe and a spokesman for the Belgian FA told Reuters that police had taken away documents relating to transfers from its headquarters.
Anderlecht beat off competition from Greek club PAOK after negotiating a fee of 3.25m Euros (PS2.9m).
Anderlecht could offer Onyekuru Champions League football, a platform to earn further international call-ups in a World Cup year and, ultimately, the playing experience required to get a work permit to play for Everton.
His former club Anderlecht were one of three Belgian sides who were keen on signing Mbemba this summer, but seemingly Champions Leaguebound Porto's late interest scuppered the deal to take Mbemba back to the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium.