Royal Antwerp is a Belgian football club who currently play in the First Division.


The club was founded 140 years ago in 1880 and is affectionately known as the Great Old.

Country Belgium Belgium
City Antwerp
Founded 1880
Ground Bosuilstadion
Nickname The Great Old
Coach Ivan Leko

Whilst not being contenders in the past half century, they are four-time Belgian champions, winning two titles during the Great Depression.

Antwerp won the 2020 Belgian Cup, subsequently earning a spot in the 2020-21 Europa League where they beat Premier League club Tottenham.


  • Belgian First Division Champions (4): 1928–29, 1930–31, 1943–44, 1956–57
  • Belgian Second Division Champions (2): 1999–00, 2016–17
  • Belgian Cup Winners (3): 1954–55, 1991–92, 2019–20
  • Belgian Super Cup Winners: 1992