Belgium - Player of the Year Awards


Award for best player in Belgian league; can also be won by foreigners. The name is "Gouden Schoen" (Dutch) or "Soulier d'Or" (French), meaning "Golden boot".


1954: Rik COPPENS (Beerschot VAV)
1955: Alfons VAN BRANDT (SK Lierse)
1956: Vicky MEES (R Antwerp FC)
1957: Joseph JURION (RSC Anderlecht)
1958: Roland STORME (ARA La Gantoise)
1959: Lucien OLIESLAGERS (R Charleroi SC)
1960: Paul VAN HIMST (RSC Anderlecht)
1961: Paul VAN HIMST (RSC Anderlecht)
1962: Joseph JURION (RSC Anderlecht)
1963: Jean NICOLAY (Standard Club Liège)
1964: Wilfried PUIS (RSC Anderlecht)
1965: Paul VAN HIMST (RSC Anderlecht)
1966: Wilfried VAN MOER (R Antwerp FC)
1967: Fernand BOONE (C Brugge KV)
1968: Odilon POLLEUNIS (Sint Truidense VV)
1969: Wilfried VAN MOER (Standard Club Liège)
1970: Wilfried VAN MOER (Standard Club Liège)
1971: Erwin VANDENDAELE (C Brugge KV)
1972: Christian PIOT (Standard Club Liège)
1973: Maurice MARTENS (RWD Molenbeek)
1974: Paul VAN HIMST (RSC Anderlecht)
1975: Johan BOSKAMP (RWD Molenbeek)                  [Netherlands]
1976: Robby RENSENBRINK (RSC Anderlecht)             [Netherlands]
1977: Julien COOLS (C Brugge KV)
1978: Jean-Marie PFAFF (SK Beveren)
1979: Jean JANSSENS (SK Beveren)
1980: Jan CEULEMANS (C Brugge KV)
1981: Erwin VANDENBERGH (SK Lierse)
1982: Eric GERETS (Standard Club Liège)
1983: Franky VERCAUTEREN (RSC Anderlecht)
1984: Vincenzo SCIFO (RSC Anderlecht)
1985: Jan CEULEMANS (C Brugge KV)
1986: Jan CEULEMANS (C Brugge KV)
1987: Michel PREUD'HOMME (KV Mechelen)
1988: Leo CLIJSTERS (KV Mechelen)
1989: Michel PREUD'HOMME (KV Mechelen)
1990: Franky VAN DER ELST (C Brugge KV)
1991: Marc DEGRYSE (RSC Anderlecht)
1992: Philippe ALBERT (RSC Anderlecht)
1993: Pär ZETTERBERG (R Charleroi SC/RSC Anderlecht) [Sweden]
1994: Gilles DE BILDE (KSC Eendracht Aalst)
1995: Paul OKON Engstler (C Brugge KV)               [Australia]
1996: Franky VAN DER ELST (C Brugge KV)
1997: Pär ZETTERBERG (RSC Anderlecht)                [Sweden]
1998: Branko STRUPAR (RC Genk)                       [Croatia, now Belgium]
1999: Lorenzo STAELENS (RSC Anderlecht)           
2000: Jan KOLLER (RSC Anderlecht)                    [Czech Republic]
2001: Wesley SONCK (RC Genk)
2002: Timmy SIMONS (C Brugge KV)
2003: Aruna DINDANE (RSC Anderlecht)                 [Ivory Coast]
2004: Vincent KOMPANY (RSC Anderlecht)
2005: Sergio CONCEIÇAO (Standard de Liège)           [Portugal]
2006: Mbark BOUSSOUFA (KAA Gent)                     [Morocco]
2007: Steven DEFOUR (Standard de Liège)
2008: Axel WITSEL (Standard de Liège) 
2009: Milan JOVANOVIC (Standard de Liège)            [Serbia] 
2010: Mbark BOUSSOUFA (RSC Anderlecht)               [Morocco]
2011: Matias Ezequiel SUÁREZ (RSC Anderlecht)        [Argentina]
2012: Dieumerci MBOKANI (RSC Anderlecht)             [DR Congo]
2013: Thorgan HAZARD (Zulte Waregem)

Number of Wins

 4 Paul VAN HIMST

 3 Jan CEULEMANS 
   Wilfried VAN MOER

 2 Mbark BOUSSOUFA
   Joseph JURION
   Michel PREUD'HOMME 
   Franky VAN DER ELST
   Pär ZETTERBERG

 1 Philippe ALBERT 
   Fernand BOONE
   Johan BOSKAMP
   Sergio CONCEIÇAO
   Leo CLIJSTERS
   Julien COOLS 
   Rik COPPENS 
   Gilles DE BILDE
   Steven DEFOUR
   Marc DEGRYSE
   Aruna DINDANE
   Eric GERETS
   Thorgan HAZAR
   Jean JANSSENS
   Milan JOVANOVIC 
   Jan KOLLER
   Vincent KOMPAN
   Maurice MARTENS
   Dieumerci MBOKANI
   Vicky MEES
   Jean NICOLAY 
   Paul OKON Engstler
   Lucien OLIESLAGERS
   Jean-Marie PFAFF
   Christian PIOT 
   Odilon POLLEUNIS
   Wilfried PUIS
   Robby RENSENBRINK
   Vincenzo SCIFO
   Timmy SIMONS
   Wesley SONCK
   Lorenzo STAELENS 
   Roland STORME 
   Branko STRUPAR
   Matias Ezequiel SUÁREZ
   Alfons VAN BRANDT
   Erwin VANDENBERGH 
   Erwin VANDENDAELE 
   Franky VERCAUTEREN 
   Axel WITSEL


 
Per Club

21 RSC Anderlecht   [1 "shared"]

10 C Brugge KV

 9 Standard Club Liège
 
 3 KV Mechelen

 2 R Antwerp FC
   SK Beveren
   KAA Gent
   RC Genk
   SK Lierse
   RWD Molenbeek
   R Charleroi SC   [1 "shared"]

 1 Beerschot VAV
   KSC Eendracht Aalst
   Sint Truidense VV
   Zulte Waregem


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