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# Roberto Martinez

This year
2023
'I do not look at the age' - Martinez defends Ronaldo call-up
The 38-year-old ‘is very important for the team,’ the Spanish coach stressed.
Martinez announced as new Portugal manager
Martinez, previously manager at Everton and Wigan, was available after his spell with Belgium ended following the recent World Cup.
Last year
2022
Belgium boss Martinez to leave job after early World Cup exit
‘That was my last game with the national team, I can’t carry on.’
'Some outlets in Belgium are quite happy to jump on fake news' - Martinez
The coach has denied reports of a bust-up in his team’s changing room.
The story of how Belgium went from no-hopers to world number one
A look at the history of Belgian football as they prepare for their first World Cup match today.
Furious Belgium boss Martinez demands explanation from 'really high up' over Wales draw
The sides played out a draw after Brennan Johnson’s late equaliser.
Kenny: 'To win the game would not have flattered us at all'
The Irish boss praised his side’s performance in a 2-2 draw against the world’s top-ranked side.
'One of the great stories in international football' - Martinez heaps praise on Ireland's evolution under Kenny
The Belgian boss also gave his thoughts on the return of Thierry Henry to Dublin for the first time since the handball in Paris.
All time
De Bruyne undergoes 'small operation' as Belgium wait on Euro 2020 fitness
Man City playmaker ruled out of Belgium’s Euro 2020 opener against Russia next weekend.
Nations League semi-finals line-up complete as Belgium and Italy prevail
Romelu Lukaku has now scored 17 goals in his last 14 international games.
‘I swapped a Volkswagen Golf for a BMW and thought I’d made it’
Named man of the match on his full Premier League debut, Tommy Butler was dubbed the new Damien Duff. But injuries ruined the career of one of the brightest prospects Irish football ever had.
Concerns about Eden Hazard being overweight dismissed by Belgium boss Martinez
Roberto Martinez says the Real Madrid star’s weight is not an issue.
Belgium boss Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Man United
The Belgium boss feels the striker needs to find a move club in order to re-discover his best form.
Roberto Martinez baffled by Romelu Lukaku criticism
The Belgium boss thinks there is a lack of understanding about his main striker and the way he plays for Manchester United.
7 managers who could succeed Julen Lopetegui as Real Madrid boss
The ex-Spain coach lasted a matter of months, but who will be the next man in the Santiago Bernabeu hot seat?
Roberto Martinez emerges as potential candidate for Real Madrid job
The manager is set to undertake a new role with the World Cup third-place side, which will make it difficult for the Blancos to land him.
Dutch midfielder scores first international goal to end Belgium's winning run
Arnaut Groeneveld’s goal ensured the friendly between Belgium and the Netherlands ended in a draw.
Three Lions taste defeat as Belgium round off World Cup campaign with third place
Goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard saw Roberto Martinez’s side earn a comfortable win.
Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off
We went minute-by-minute as Belgium and England battled in Saint Petersburg vying for bronze.
Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit
Despite a header from Samuel Umtiti sending France into the final, the Red Devils boss was happy with his team’s performance
France edge Belgium to reach World Cup final
Samuel Umtiti scored the game’s only goal.
After keeping Messi quiet, Deschamps backs Kante to shut down Hazard
The France coach believes that the Chelsea midfielder has had an excellent tournament to date and is “essential” to his plans.
Thierry Henry's World Cup experience the 'missing piece' for Belgium
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez says Henry’s presence on the sideline is vital.
'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium
Roberto Martinez’s side are into a World Cup semi-final.
'We're here to win, not plot final route,' says England boss Southgate
England face Belgium in their final group game tomorrow.
Belgium lead Panama thanks to one of the goals of the tournament so far
Dries Mertens’ volley put Roberto Martinez’s side into the lead.
Worry for Belgium as Vincent Kompany limps off in dull pre-World Cup friendly
An injury scare for Kompany was one of the few incidents of note in Saturday’s goalless draw with Portugal.
Nainggolan left out of Belgium's provisional World Cup squad, Januzaj called up
Roberto Martinez has named his 28-man provisional panel, with the Roma midfielder a notable absentee.
'Seamus's defensive header at the end was just as good as my goal'
Theo Walcott was full of praise for the Ireland international after his performance against Newcastle.
'It wasn't me' - Belgian international handed one-month drink-drive ban
Radja Nainggolan was also fined €1,600 after being found guilty.
With a glittering array of talent, Belgium become first European side to qualify for the World Cup
Goals from Jan Vertonghen and Romelu Lukaku saw the side get the better of Greece.
'It's true, I smoke. Sometimes it's because I drink or I'm late, but I'm not the only one'
Radja Nainggolan has changed his mind after explosively retiring from Belgium duty last week.
'After just 45 minutes, you cannot say to me: ''You are no good''
Everton have asked £13.5 million signing Oumar Niasse to train with the U23 team.
John Stones benefited from Moyes' Everton exit, says Shane Duffy
The Brighton and Ireland centre back feels Roberto Martinez was the best thing that could have happened Stones.
Belgium dream team of Martinez and Henry get off to losing start
The new management team had a formidable task on their debut this evening.
Henry named assistant coach to new Belgium boss Martinez
The former Arsenal striker will work as part of the Spaniard’s backroom staff in his new role.
Roberto Martinez is back in management but not where you were expecting
The Spaniard has swapped club management for the international game.
Roberto Martinez has paid the price for Everton's dour season
David Moyes and Frank de Boer are among the early names linked with replacing him.
Were Everton right to 'pack it in' against Liverpool?
The Toffees face a crucial FA Cup semi-final today as they bid to save their season.
Will there be a dramatic twist in the relegation race and more Premier League talking points
Leicester’s freshness could see them move 10 points clear again while Bournemouth inch closer to a remarkable top-10 finish.