58 minutes | Jan 20, 2022

Soccernostalgia Talk Podcast-Episode 63 (Interview with Belgium National Team’s Media and Press Officer and Author Mr. Stefan Van Loock on Belgium National Team during the 1982 World Cup)

This is the 63rd episode of my podcast with Mr. Paul Whittle of https://the1888letter.com/, @1888letter.

For this episode, we interview the Belgium National Team’s Media and Press Officer and Author Mr. Stefan Van Loock @stefan_vanloock as we discuss the matches of the Belgium National Team during the 1982 World Cup.


In addition to his role as the Belgium’s Men and Women’s Media and Press Officer, Mr. Van Loock has authored books on Football history, such as:


Vergeten Arena’s (1996), Forgotten arena’s on old footballgrounds.

Voetbaltempels van de Lage Landen vroeger en nu (1999), on the football stadia, then & now for Euro 2000

De Goden van Genk, on iconic players of Winterslag en Waterschei, two clubs merging into KRV Genk

Mister Michel, de zilveren vos van Anderlecht (biography of former Anderlecht director Michel Verschueren)

100 jaar RSCA (2008), on hundred years of Royal Sporting Club  Anderlecht

Het EK, Van Panenka tot Kompany (2016, co-author François Colin) on the history of the Euros

Terug naar Montevideo (2018, in het spoor van John Langenus en de Rode duivels naar het eerste WK in 1930). Return to Montevideo, in the wake of John Langenus and the Belgian Red Devils to the first World Cup in 1930 

1895, 125 jaar ontroerend erfgoed (2019, jubileumboek 125 jaar KBVB in samenwerking met fotograaf www.filipvanloock.be)

1895, 125 years of emotional heritage (2020, jubilee book on 125th anniversary of the Belgian FA, English version, photos by www.filipvanloock.be)


Mr. Van Loock has also worked as a Television commentator for the 1990, 1994, 2006 World Cup and Champions League matches.


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Mr. Van Loock’s contact info:

twitter: @stefan_vanloock

Website: https://www.stefanvanloock.be/en/biography

Book links:







Link to Mr. Paul Whittle’s book (Before the Premier League: A History of the Football League's Last Decades):



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