Gilbert Bodart

Gilbert Bodart (born 2 September 1962) is a Belgian football manager and former player.

Gilbert Bodart
Personal information
Date of birth (1962-09-02) 2 September 1962 (age 58)
Place of birth Ougrée, Belgium
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1972–1976 CS Verlaine
1976–1981 Standard Liège
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1996 Standard Liège 445 (10)
1996–1997 Bordeaux 38 (0)
1997–1998 Standard Liège 25 (4)
1998–2000 Brescia 55 (0)
2000–2001 Ravenna 13 (0)
2001–2002 Beveren 11 (0)
Total 587 (14)
National team
1985–1995 Belgium 12 (0)
Teams managed
2002–2003 CS Visé
2003–2005 KV Oostende
2005 Eendracht Aalst
2005–2006 La Louvière
2006–200? KSK Wevelgem City
2008 RJ Rochefort
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Bodart was born in Ougrée, Belgium. A goalkeeper, he played a long time with Standard Liège. Bodart also played 12 times with Belgium from 1986 to 1995. In 1996 the goalkeeper moved to the French team of Girondins de Bordeaux.

He played few matches with the national team as he was in competition with Jean-Marie Pfaff and then with Michel Preud'homme. Bodart was nevertheless part of the team in the 1986 World Cup of which Belgium reached the semifinals. He collected 12 caps in 55 selections.

Managerial careerEdit

He worked as a manager for La Louvière in the Jupiler League from 2005 until 21 February 2006.

Personal lifeEdit

Bodart is the uncle of the Belgian goalkeeper and youth international Arnaud Bodart.[1]

In August 2008, Bodart was arrested for his involvement in a robbery at the Caves of Han where he had been working in the marketing team since July. Het Laatste Nieuws reported he had been the informant of the robber.[2][3] It was revealed Bodart had financial problems due a gambling habit.[4] He was also suspected of counterfeiting.[5]

In June 2018 Bodart was reported to have made death threats against former teammate Eric Gerets after Gerets had started a relationship with his former girlfriend.[6][7]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Standard Liège[8]

InternationalEdit

Belgium

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Arnaud Bodart, 19 ans, signe son premier contrat pro au Standard". 15 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Gilbert Bodart en prison". La Libre (in French). 22 August 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Gilbert Bodart bekent betrokkenheid bij overval". Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch). 22 August 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Gilbert Bodart wordt stukadoor". Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch). 18 February 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  5. ^ Luysterborg, Peter (12 March 2012). "Gilbert Bodart staat terecht voor overval op Grotten van Han". Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch). Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Gilbert Bodart bedreigt ex-ploegmaat Eric Gerets met dood". Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch). 11 June 2018. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Eric Gerets dient klacht in tegen ex-ploegmaat Gilbert Bodart na "doodsbedreigingen"". De Standaard (in Dutch). 11 June 2018. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Standard de Liège | Palmares".
  9. ^ "FIFA 1986 World Cup".
  10. ^ "Palmares Profvoetballer van het Jaar".

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