Bernd Thijs

Date of birth28 June 1978
Place of birthHasselt
NationalityBelgian
Weight83 kg
Height1.87 m
PositionMidfielder

Along with third-choice keeper Franky Vandendriessche, Bernd is one of two uncapped players selected for Belgium's 23 in Japan and South Korea. He made his senior debut for Wellense before moving to Standard Liege in 1995. He joined RC Genk five years later, and his World Cup hopes increased as they progressed towards their Belgian Championship success in 2001/02. One of the most skilful members of the Genk midfield, with the Red Devils squad hit by injury, Bernd has been called up for the trip to the Far East.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
RC Genk 01 Aug 2000

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 RC Genk Jupiler League 22
2
3
4
1
2000-01 RC Genk UEFA Cup 4
1
2001-02 RC Genk Jupiler League 18
5
1
2002-03 RC Genk UEFA Champions League 3
1
2004-05 Borussia Mönchengladbach Bundesliga 15
5
2005-06 Borussia Mönchengladbach Bundesliga 8
7
4
2006-07 Borussia Mönchengladbach Bundesliga 12
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Aug 2000 Mechelen v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 1
19 Aug 2000 RC Genk v Eendracht Aalst W 3-1 Jupiler League 2
27 Aug 2000 St Truiden v RC Genk D 2-2 Jupiler League 3
06 Sep 2000 RC Genk v Westerlo L 1-2 Jupiler League 4
14 Sep 2000 FC Zürich v RC Genk W 1-2 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
16 Sep 2000 RC Genk v Charleroi W 2-1 Jupiler League 6
28 Sep 2000 RC Genk v FC Zürich W 2-0
Agg: 4-1
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
01 Oct 2000 RC Genk v Anderlecht D 1-1 Jupiler League 8
13 Oct 2000 Lierse SK v RC Genk D 1-1 Jupiler League 9
21 Oct 2000 RC Genk v Harelbeke W 4-0 Jupiler League 10
24 Oct 2000 Werder Bremen v RC Genk L 4-1 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
28 Oct 2000 RC Genk v AA Ghent D 1-1 Jupiler League 11
01 Nov 2000 Royal Antwerp v RC Genk L 1-0 Jupiler League 7
09 Nov 2000 RC Genk v Werder Bremen L 2-5
Agg: 3-9
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
12 Nov 2000 Excelsior Mouscron v RC Genk L 2-0 Jupiler League 12
21 Jan 2001 Eendracht Aalst v RC Genk L 4-2 Jupiler League 19
03 Feb 2001 Westerlo v RC Genk L 5-0 Jupiler League 21
17 Feb 2001 Charleroi v RC Genk L 2-1 Jupiler League 23
27 Feb 2001 RC Genk v St Truiden W 3-0 Jupiler League 20
03 Mar 2001 RC Genk v Royal Antwerp D 0-0 Jupiler League 24
10 Mar 2001 Anderlecht v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 25
01 Apr 2001 Harelbeke v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 27
07 Apr 2001 AA Ghent v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 28
14 Apr 2001 RC Genk v Excelsior Mouscron D 0-0 Jupiler League 29
21 Apr 2001 Lokeren v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 30
28 Apr 2001 RC Genk v Standard Liège D 0-0 Jupiler League 31
12 May 2001 RC Genk v Germinal Beerschot D 0-0 Jupiler League 33
20 May 2001 Club Brugge v RC Genk L 6-0 Jupiler League 34
11 Aug 2001 RC Genk v Beveren D 0-0 Jupiler League 1
19 Aug 2001 Royal Antwerp v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 2
26 Aug 2001 RC Genk v La Louviere D 0-0 Jupiler League 3
08 Sep 2001 Anderlecht v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 4
15 Sep 2001 Germinal Beerschot v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 5
22 Sep 2001 RC Genk v Lierse SK D 0-0 Jupiler League 6
30 Sep 2001 Club Brugge v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 7
10 Oct 2001 RC Genk v Eendracht Aalst D 0-0 Jupiler League 8
13 Oct 2001 AA Ghent v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 9
20 Oct 2001 RC Genk v Lommel D 0-0 Jupiler League 10
27 Oct 2001 Charleroi v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 11
04 Nov 2001 RC Genk v Standard Liège D 0-0 Jupiler League 12
25 Nov 2001 RWD Molenbeek v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 13
28 Nov 2001 RC Genk v Westerlo D 0-0 Jupiler League 16
01 Dec 2001 RC Genk v St Truiden D 0-0 Jupiler League 14
08 Dec 2001 Excelsior Mouscron v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 15
19 Dec 2001 Lokeren v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 17
11 Jan 2002 Beveren v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 18
02 Oct 2002 RC Genk v AS Roma D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
22 Oct 2002 AS Roma v RC Genk D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
12 Nov 2002 RC Genk v Real Madrid D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group C


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1995-96 Belgium UEFA Under-18 2
2001-02 Belgium International Friendly
2
2002-03 Belgium International Friendly
1
2002-03 Belgium UEFA European Championship
2
2009-10 Belgium International Friendly
1
2010-11 Belgium International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
30 Oct 1995 Belgium v Slovenia W 3-1 UEFA U18 Group 7
01 May 1996 Belgium v Germany W 2-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 3
14 May 2002 Belgium v Algeria D 0-0 International Friendly
26 May 2002 Belgium v Costa Rica W 1-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 Belgium v Bulgaria L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 8
12 Oct 2002 Andorra v Belgium W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 8
12 Feb 2003 Algeria v Belgium W 1-3 International Friendly
19 May 2010 Belgium v Bulgaria W 2-1 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Finland v Belgium L 1-0 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.