Marc Brys

Marc Brys (born 10 May 1962) is a former Belgian football player and tmanager, who is currently unemployed after most recently managing Sint-Truiden in the Belgian First Division A.

Marc Brys
Personal information
Full name Marc Brys
Date of birth (1962-05-10) 10 May 1962
Place of birth Antwerp, Belgium
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1978 Beerschot
1978–1993 Wilrijk
1993–1994 Merksem
1994–1997 Wilrijk
1997–1998 Willebroek
Teams managed
Years Club
1998–2001 Londerzeel
2001–2003 Berchem Sport
2003–2005 Germinal Beerschot
2006 Deinze
2006–2007 Germinal Beerschot
2007 Mouscron
2008–2009 FC Eindhoven
2009–2010 Den Bosch
2010–2012 KV Mechelen
2012–2013 Al-Faisaly FC
2014–2015 Al-Raed
2016–2018 Beerschot Wilrijk
2018–2019 Sint-Truiden
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

His coaching career took off at Belgian club, Berchem Sport, which he guided to the championship of the Belgian fourth and third divisions. After this success, Brys took over the first division club Germinal Beerschot.

In his first year, with the smallest budget of the competition, Germinal finished 7th, although 75% of Belgian coaches predicted that the club would be relegated. In May 2005, during his second year, Brys took Germinal to a 1-2 victory over Club Brugge KV in the Belgian Cup, the first and only prize Germinal would win in its history. Germinal participated in the 2005/06 UEFA Cup but was eliminated by Olympique de Marseille on penalty kicks.

In 2006/7 Brys coached Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz, where he was fired despite finishing in seventh place. He subsequently coached in Holland at FC Eindhoven and Den Bosch.

In 2010 Brys signed for two years with KV Mechelen. In his first year, the club attained the highest point total in its history.

In 2012 Brys managed Saudi club Al-Faisaly FC (Harmah). He reached the semi finals of the Crown Prince Cup and became group winner of the Gulf Cup. In his second season, however, he was fired, and took over the Club Al-Raed for the last four games of the competition. He managed to keep them in the First League with two wins and two draws.

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