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My favorite Club Brugge shirt – Best football kits series – Part 10

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In part 10 of our ‘best football kits’ series we go to Belgium. We see some great Club Brugge shirts selected by Gijs, Tom, Robert and Hanne.

They have been asked the following questions:

  • Since when do you follow Club Brugge?
  • Why did you become a Club Brugge fan?
  • What clubs, other than Club Brugge, do you support?
  • What is your best Club Brugge moment ever?
  • Do you have any dream or wish in relation to Club Brugge?
  • What is your favorite Club Brugge home shirt?
  • What is your favorite Club Brugge away shirt?
  • How many Club Brugge shirts do you have?
  • What is your favorite 2013/14 shirt, other than Club Brugge?
  • What is your favorite ‘all time’ shirt, other than Club Brugge?

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Gijs Boon is answering the questions first. Gijs has a Club Brugge shirt collection for a couple of years now. You can follow Gijs on Twitter.

Since when do you follow Club Brugge?
From early on I have been a supporter of Club Brugge. My dad got me a Club Brugge tracksuit when I was 5 years old. Since then my passion for Club Brugge never stopped.

Why did you become an Club Brugge fan?
My father was always a supporter of Club Brugge and I passed our family love for it. But not only because of this reason. Club Brugge was formerly known as a family club where unknown players were transformed into heroes and famous players. The club’s success has also played a role in my choice to support FCB.

What clubs, other than Club Brugge, do you support?
Actually I only support Club Brugge. Abroad I am following Barcelona a bit.

What is your best Club Brugge moment ever?
Being in the stadium for the final of the Belgium Cup against Mouscroun on Friday, May 9th, 2002. This was the first time I watched Club Brugge live in the stadium in my favorite blue-black color. We won the final with 3-1 after a hattrick of Andres Mendoza.

Do you have any dream or wish in relation to Club Brugge?
I hope to get a shirt from the club once. Until now I did found and bought all shirts myself.

What is your favorite Club Brugge shirt?
That is a difficult question . I always prefer the older shirts from the 60s, 70s or 80s. But if I really have to choose , I choose the blue – black striped shirt from the 1972-1973 season with the sponsor Carad. During that season they were champions for the first time and was immediately Carad also their first shirt sponsor.

Favorite Club Brugge shirt by Gijs

What is your favorite Club Brugge away shirt?
Without a doubt the Puma 1977/78 Club Brugge shirt used for our first European Cup final in 1978 against Liverpool. A shirt with historical value, but also with the old logo of Club Brugge which was on the shirt.

How many Club Brugge shirts do you have?
Currently I have 41 different matchworn Club Brugge shirts. It is my goal to have all Club Brugge shirts that have been made ever. I hope to get that unique collection once.

What is your favorite 2013/14 shirt, other than Club Brugge?
I always liked the Brazil shirts. Great elegant and classy shirts.

What is your favorite ‘all time’ shirt, other than Club Brugge?
The Atletico Madrid home shirt. I have always found it beautiful. In particular the 2010-11 Atletico Madrid shirt with Kia as a sponsor.

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Second is Tom Vercauteren. Tom has an impressive collection on clubbruggeshirts.com

Since when do you follow Club Brugge?
I support Club Brugge since 1989. I was 9 years old. My first childhood heroes were Jan Ceulemans and Frank Farina.

Why did you become an Club Brugge fan?
I was attracted to the earlier mentioned players and the club colors. So when I am allowed to go to the stadium once I was sold.

What (foreign) clubs, other than Club Brugge, do you support?
I follow Real Madrid with more than ordinary interest. I have visited the Bernabeu stadium several times now.

What is your best Club Brugge moment ever?
Qualifying for the Champions League in Dortmund and the Belgium title celebration in 1998 on the field of great rival Anderlecht. The real great day in history of Club Brugge was the European Cup final at Wembley. Unfortunately I missed that, because I wasn’t born yet.

Do you have any dream or wish in relation to Club Brugge?
My do hope that Club brugge can play a role in Europe again. Although that will be very difficult nowadays when money determines success for the greater part.

What is your favorite Club Brugge shirt?
The Club Brugge home shirt from 1989-90. The Assubel blue-black striped shirt.

Tom's favorite Club Brugge shirts

What is your favorite Club Brugge away shirt?
The Club Brugge away shirt from the season 2011-2012. A great away shirt with black and blue sleeves .

How many Club Brugge shirts do you have?
I am the proud owner of some 130 Club Brugge match worn shirts.

What is your favorite 2013/14 shirt, other than Club Brugge?
I can’t immediately think of a shirt that really stands out this season.

What is your favorite ‘all time’ shirt, other than Club Brugge?
The all-white strip of Real Madrid and the checkboard pattern of the Croatia national team I ‘ve always liked a lot.

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Next is Robert Carlier. Robert is working at the Club Brugge academy.

Since when do you follow Club Brugge?
Since 1955, my cousin Eric Maertens played in the first team. In 1958 I became a Club Brugge academy player myself.

Why did you become an Club Brugge fan?
Because my cousin Eric was one of the players.

What (foreign) clubs, other than Club Brugge, do you support?
Manchester United, FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

What is your best Club Brugge moment ever?
The 1/8 final in the UEFA Cup in 1987/88. Club Brugge won 5-0 over Borussia Dortmund (the away leg was 0-3). it was 3-0 and in extra time we scored two more.

Do you have any dream or wish in relation to Club Brugge?
To win the Belgium football league again.

What is your favorite Club Brugge shirt?
This years 2013/14 Nike Club Brugge kit. A classic shirt.

Favorite Club Brugge shirt by Robert

What is your favorite Club Brugge away shirt?
The Puma Club Brugge shirt from 2010/11. A great shirt.

How many Club Brugge shirts do you have?
I do have many Brugge shirts. Due to the fact that there are many new ones each year, I also give som away.

What is your favorite 2013/14 shirt, other than Club Brugge?
I have no favorite shirts, other than Club Brugge.

What is your favorite ‘all time’ shirt, other than Club Brugge?
I can’t think of any specific shirt standing out.

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And last in this Club Brugge kit interview series is Hanne de Man. You can follow Club Brugge fan Hanne on Twitter.

Since when do you follow Club Brugge?
Must be since I was 8 years old. I support them for twenty years now…

Why did you become an Club Brugge fan?
Because of my dad who supports Club Brugge. More family members supported the team, and so did many kids in our neighbourhood. The choice was simple.

What clubs, other than Club Brugge, do you support?
I support Chelsea, but not as much as Club Brugge.

What is your best Club Brugge moment ever?
The last time we became champions in Belgium. Unforgettable moments, I hope we will

Do you have any dream or wish in relation to Club Brugge?
Sure, become Belgium champions again.

What is your favorite Club Brugge shirt?
The 1994-95 Club Brugge shirt by Puma. I don’t know exactly why. A little old school, retro shirt with great memories of those happy and succesful years of FCB.

Best Club Brugge kits according to Hanne

What is your favorite Club Brugge away shirt?
The PUMA kit 1991/92. Assubel was the shirt sponsor. I still see the big Daniel Amokachi playing with it. That was really great!

How many Club Brugge shirts do you have?
I have 3 Club Brugge shirts, although I never wear them. There not really something for women to wear :-)

I do have one shirt from Vleminckx with the golden letters. And one from the 2002/03 and 2007/08 season.

What is your favorite 2013/14 shirt, other than Club Brugge?
I really like this years Napoli shirts.

What is your favorite ‘all time’ shirt, other than Club Brugge?
The 2013/14 Manchester City away shirt.

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I like to thank Hanne, Robert, Tom and Gijs for sharing their Club Brugge shirt story.

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Thanks,

Dennis Woudt

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