Sven Vermant

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Sven Vermant
Schalke Vermant03.jpg
Personal information
Full name Sven Vermant
Date of birth (1973-04-04) 4 April 1973 (age 46)
Place of birth Lier, Belgium
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Youth career
1978–1989 KV Hooikt
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1993 KV Mechelen 21 (4)
1993–2001 Club Brugge 243 (67)
2001–2005 Schalke 04 98 (6)
2005–2008 Club Brugge 69 (5)
2008–2010 Royal Knokke (?)
National team
1995–2004 Belgium 18 (0)
Teams managed
2009–2010 Club Brugge U19 (assistant)
2010–2011 Club Brugge B
2011–2012 Club Brugge (sporting director & scout)
2013–2014 Club Brugge U10[1]
2014–2015 Club Brugge U17[2]
2015–2018 Club Brugge B[3]
2018 Waasland-Beveren
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Sven Vermant (born 4 April 1973) is a Belgian former football midfielder and current manager.

He is best known for his spells at Club Brugge and FC Schalke 04.

Club career[edit]

Born in Lier, Vermant started his career in 1978 at KV Hooikt and played there until 1989 when he moved to KV Mechelen, that had won the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup the year before. In 1993 Vermant moved to Club Brugge, where he won both the championship (1996, 1998) and the Belgian Cup (1995, 1996) twice.

Vermant stayed at Bruges until he transferred to FC Schalke 04 in 2001. At Schalke he won the DFB-Pokal in 2001 and 2002.

In 2005, Vermant returned to Club Brugge where he played until 2008.[4] On 9 December 2007, he played his 400th game for Club Brugge against KSV Roeselare, which they won (1–2). Vermant is the 9th player in the history of the club to achieve this milestone.

In July 2008 his transferred to Royal Knokke from the Provincial League.[5]

International career[edit]

Vermant collected 18 caps with Belgium and was in the team for the 2002 World Cup, he made his debut on 23 August 1995 in a 1–2 loss against Germany.

Coaching career[edit]

Vermant was set to become assistant manager of Club Brugge's youth system, signing a contract due to take effect in May 2011.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Sven Vermant is married to Stefanie Van Vyve (Miss Belgian Beauty 1995), they have a daughter, Elena (° 1999) and a son, Romeo (° 2004). In 2013, Romeo was playing football at Club Brugge.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

season club competition games goals
1991–92 KV Mechelen Eerste klasse 1 0
1992–93 KV Mechelen Eerste klasse 20 4
1993–94 Club Brugge Eerste klasse 29 5
1994–95 Club Brugge Eerste klasse 31 12
1995–96 Club Brugge Eerste klasse 31 6
1996–97 Club Brugge Eerste klasse 26 4
1997–98 Club Brugge Eerste klasse 30 6
1998–99 Club Brugge Eerste klasse 31 7
1999-00 Club Brugge Eerste klasse 32 14
2000–01 Club Brugge Eerste klasse 33 13
2001–02 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 28 0
2002–03 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 23 4
2003–04 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 25 2
2004/05 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 22 0
2005–06 Club Brugge Jupiler League 32 1
2006–07 Club Brugge Jupiler League 27 3
2007–08 Club Brugge Jupiler League 10 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sven Vermant weer trainer bij Club". nieuwsblad.be. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Sven Vermant nieuwe trainer U17". nieuwsblad.be. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Sven Vermant nieuwe coach van de Brugse Beloften". Club Brugge. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Stats Centre: Sven Vermant Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Archived from the original on 17 June 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2009.
  5. ^ 1ste Ploeg Archived 23 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Vermant assistent-coach Clubbeloften Archived 12 December 2009 at the Wayback Machine ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch)

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