Devos, Gérard

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Name
Devos, Gérard Gender: M
Gérard De Vos
born on 19 August 1903 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Sint Andries, Belgium, 51n12, 3e10
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 25°02' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°08 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 27°57'



Biography

Belgian football (soccer) striker who began his career playing with Cercle Brugge. He made his debut in a 5-1 loss against Standard Liège on 23 October 1921. He played most of his career for the green and black side. He was the team's top goal scorer seven times, and he also had the 8th most goals in the history of Cercle.

Devos won the league title with Cercle in 1927. His last match with Cercle was against Antwerp FC on 3 November 1929. Cercle lost 1-4. Devos ended his career with FC Eeklo, of which he would also become manager.

Devos appeared nine times in the colours of Belgium. He was capped for the first time against France on 11 April 1926. Belgium lost 4-3. Devos made one of the three Belgian goals. He was also called up for Belgium at the 1928 Summer Olympics.

He died on 5 January 1972 in Tielt.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate n°147 from the online Bruges municipal archives: "om vijf ure 's morgens" (at five o'clock in the morning).

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports : Soccer (Eur.Football) (Striker)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (National team player, 1926-1928)