K.S.V. Roeselare is a Belgian football club based in Roeselare inWest Flanders. They currently feature in the Belgian first division adnd have been featuring in the Belgian top flight since the 2005-2006 season. They are a semi-professional club.
De Verenigde Vriended (Dutch for The United Friends) was the first football club to be established in the city and that was in 1900. It was formed by some students and the name was soon changed to Red Star Roseselare. In 1902 the club, known as Union Sportive Roulers (in Frnech) but the club stepped down from the football association for financial problems in 1909.
In 1910 two new clubs were formed- Sportvereniging Roeselare and FC Roeselare. The former had to be disbanded in 1914 due to World War I. Seven years later SK Roseselare were established and became a member of the national association. In 1923 FC Roesalare too registered at the national association.
In 1999 KSV Roeselare and KFC Roeselare merged to form KSV Roseselare. They gained promotion to the Belgian top flight in 2005.
KSV Roseselare play their home matches at the Schiervelde Stadion that can accommodate 9,536 spectators.
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