Martin Lippens, Belgian footballer and coach, Died at 82


Martinus “Martin” Lippens was born on October 8, 1934 , and died on November 2, 2016.

He was a Belgian international football player and trainer.

Martin was only played for one club, Sporting Anderlecht, as a midfielder.

Martin Lippens played for Anderlecht in the entire 1950s.

Martin had taken home the Belgian Championship seven times with the Mauves, and once he also won the Belgian Cup.

Lppens played 232 official matches in the first division for that club, and appeared 33 times in the national selection.

Following his player career was head coach for different clubs for short periods, but mainly worked as youth trainer or assistant-coach.

Martinus “Martin” Lippens passed away at 82 years old.