Georges Heylens (1967)
|birthday||August 8, 1941|
|place of birth||Etterbeek , Belgium|
|Years||station||Games (goals) 1|
|1960-1973||RSC Anderlecht||361 (10)|
|1962||Belgium U-21||1 (0)|
|Stations as a trainer|
|1973-1975||Royale Union Saint-Gilloise|
|1990-1992||Royale Charleroi SC|
|1997-2001||Armée Royale Belge|
|2003-2004||Royal Léopold FC|
|1 Only league games are given.|
Heylens began playing football as a youth at RSC Anderlecht , where he spent his entire professional career until 1973. During this time he was seven times Belgian champion and three times cup winner . He played a total of 361 league games for Anderlecht, in which he scored 10 goals. In 1970 he was in the final of the Messestädte Cup . After a 3-1 win in the first leg in front of their home crowd against Arsenal , Heylens lost 3-0 in the second leg with Anderlecht at Highbury Stadium and missed out on an overall win from two games.
After Heylens had to end his playing career in 1973 due to a serious ligament injury, he began his career as a coach. After the stations Royale Union Saint-Gilloise , KV Kortrijk and Eendracht Aalst , he coached the RFC Seraing in the 1983/84 season , for which he was voted Belgian coach of the year . It was followed by engagements in Lille , Beerschot VAV , Charleroi Sporting Club , again Seraing, the Turkish club Gençlerbirliği and Gaziantepspor and at KV Mechelen . After four years as coach of the Belgian national military team, he was in charge of two lower-class clubs until 2004.
In 2006, Heylens was suspected of money laundering and gang formation after receiving a check for $ 7.3 million from a Greek businessman.
In 2008 Heylens returned to football for two years. At the beginning of December he took over the third-class club UR Namur , which he led to fifth place after a bad start at the end of the season.
Heylens made his debut for the Belgian national team in 1961 . In 1970 he was in the squad for the World Cup in Mexico , where he was used in all three preliminary round games against El Salvador (3-0), the Soviet Union (1: 4) and Mexico (0: 1). Two years later Heylens was nominated for the 1972 European Championship in his own country. He was used in both finals, in the semi-finals against the Federal Republic of Germany and in the game for third place against Hungary . Georges Heylens played a total of 67 internationals for the Belgian national team until 1973, in which he did not score.
- Georges Heylens in the weltfussball.de database
- Georges Heylens in the database of National-Football-Teams.com (English)
- Georges Heylens in the database of the Belgian Football Association (Dutch)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Belgian football player and coach|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 8, 1941|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Etterbeek , Belgium|