Belgium Tier 3

Belgian National Division 1

League Guide & Facts


  • The third tier of Belgian Football

  • 15 teams

  • Teams play each other twice (28 games)

  • 3 points for a win, 1 for a draw


Promotion

  • Top four teams play in a mini league play-off after the regular season in which they keep 50% of their points

  • Team with the most points after the play-off is promoted


Relegation

  • Bottom three automatically relegated

  • Team in 12th play a playoff with three teams from the league below to stay in the division


Other

  • League sorted by 1) Points; 2) Matches won; 3) Goal difference; 4) Goals scored; 5) Away goals scored; 6) Away matches won

  • The match squad must have at least 2 under-21 players. (Born after 9/8/1999)

  • 7 subs named, maximum 3 used



Location Of Clubs


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

All Bordering Countries



*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds


*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save

Football Manager 2022 - Belgian National Division 1

Club Culture


Football Manager 2022 - Belgian National Division 1

Facilities

Facilities Explained

Training Facilities

The better the training facilities the more chance (already visible) players will develop.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Youth Facilities

The training facilities available for Juniors (only).

Does NOT apply to visible players already at the club. All visible players currently at the club use Training Facilities regardless of age.

In theory the better these facilities the greater your players will be developed on the day of intake. But there are a lot of factors at play.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Junior Coaching

The quality and quantity of unseen youth coaches that affects the quality of players in your youth intake

Junior coaching is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional


Youth Recruitment

This determines how large a pool of players your team can recruit from. It is the size of your recruitment network. It increases your chances of getting the best young players from your area, nation and beyond.

Some clubs of course will have no youth recruitment at all, which means no youth intakes.

Recruitment is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Limited

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional


Dessel

FCV Dender

Francs Borains


Heist

Knokke

La Louvière Centre


Liège

Mandel United

Olympic Club Charleroi


Patro Eisden

Rupel Boom

Thes Sport

Tienen

URSL Visé

Winkel Sport