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Marcel De Corte (25 November 1929 – 27 February 2017) was a Belgian footballer who played as an inside forward and winger.

Marcel De Corte
Personal information
Date of birth (1929-11-25)25 November 1929
Place of birth Sint-Truiden, Belgium
Date of death 27 February 2017(2017-02-27) (aged 87)
Playing position Inside forward, winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1950 RC Gand
1950–1954 Anderlecht
1954–1955 CS Léopoldville
1955–1959 Anderlecht
1959–1960 ARA La Gantoise
1960–1961 KSV Waregem
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Born in Sint-Truiden, De Corte played club football for RC Gand, Anderlecht, CS Léopoldville, ARA La Gantoise, KSV Waregem and Charleroi.[1][2]

He made three appearances for the Belgian national team in 1954.[1]

Later life and deathEdit

De Corte died on 27 February 2017 at the age of 87.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Marcel De Corte". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Ex-Anderlecht-aanvaller Marcel De Corte (87) overleden" (in Dutch). Sporza. 27 February 2017. Retrieved 4 March 2017.