K. Beerschot V.A.C.

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K. Beerschot V.A.C.
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Full nameKoninklijke Beerschot Voetbal en Atletiek Club

Koninklijke Beerschot Voetbal en Atletiek Club, now K Beerschot VA is a Belgian football club from Antwerp. The club was founded in 1899 when most players of Antwerp left the club. It plays in the 1920 Olympic Games Stadium named the "Kiel".

After many financial problems over the years, the club was forced to retire from competition and was dissolved in 1999. Shortly after, K.F.C. Germinal Ekeren moved from Ekeren in the north of Antwerp to the south in order to install at the "Kiel". The club changed its name and became Germinal Beerschot, before the name was changed again in 2011 to Beerschot AC. In 2013, Beerschot AC went bankrupt and dissolved. A new team emerged: Beerschot.


European cup history

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
1968–69 UEFA Cup 1 Netherlands DWS 1–1 2–1 2–3
1971–72 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1 Cyprus Anorthosis Famagusta 7–0 0–1 8–0
2 East Germany Dynamo Berlin 1–3 3–1 2–6
1973–74 UEFA Cup 1 Portugal Vitoria Setubal 0–2 0-2 0–4
1979–80 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia NK Rijeka 0–0 2–1 1–2

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