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The story of how Belgium went from no-hopers to world number one
# Fall And Rise
# Fall And Rise

The story of how Belgium went from no-hopers to world number one

Updated Wed 8:25 AM 17,234 Views 11 Comments

A look at the history of Belgian football as they prepare for their first World Cup match today.

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Furious Belgium boss Martinez demands explanation from 'really high up' over Wales draw
# Answers Needed
# Answers Needed

Furious Belgium boss Martinez demands explanation from 'really high up' over Wales draw

Jun 12th 2022, 11:05 AM 33,591 Views 6 Comments

The sides played out a draw after Brennan Johnson’s late equaliser.

Kenny: 'To win the game would not have flattered us at all'
# Reaction
# Reaction

Kenny: 'To win the game would not have flattered us at all'

Mar 26th 2022, 8:30 PM 7,326 Views 4 Comments

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
# Game Recognises Game
# Game Recognises Game

'One of the great stories in international football' - Martinez heaps praise on Ireland's evolution under Kenny

Mar 25th 2022, 6:20 PM 14,971 Views 4 Comments

The Belgian boss also gave his thoughts on the return of Thierry Henry to Dublin for the first time since the handball in Paris.

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De Bruyne undergoes 'small operation' as Belgium wait on Euro 2020 fitness
# Talking About Kevin
# Talking About Kevin

De Bruyne undergoes 'small operation' as Belgium wait on Euro 2020 fitness

Jun 5th 2021, 4:34 PM 2,882 Views 3 Comments

Man City playmaker ruled out of Belgium’s Euro 2020 opener against Russia next weekend.

# roberto-martinez - All time

Nations League semi-finals line-up complete as Belgium and Italy prevail
# Going Well
# Going Well

Nations League semi-finals line-up complete as Belgium and Italy prevail

Nov 18th 2020, 10:23 PM 5,982 Views 0 Comments

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’
# Butler Service
# Butler Service

‘I swapped a Volkswagen Golf for a BMW and thought I’d made it’

May 26th 2020, 9:30 PM 46,057 Views 6 Comments

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
# No Problem
# No Problem

Concerns about Eden Hazard being overweight dismissed by Belgium boss Martinez

Oct 9th 2019, 8:16 PM 8,040 Views 0 Comments

Roberto Martinez says the Real Madrid star’s weight is not an issue.

Belgium boss Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Man United
# Struggles
# Struggles

Belgium boss Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Man United

Jun 18th 2019, 7:47 AM 6,322 Views 8 Comments

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
# Support
# Support

Roberto Martinez baffled by Romelu Lukaku criticism

Dec 23rd 2018, 10:33 PM 11,314 Views 7 Comments

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
# In The Frame
# In The Frame

7 managers who could succeed Julen Lopetegui as Real Madrid boss

Oct 30th 2018, 8:22 PM 14,787 Views 11 Comments

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
# Interest
# Interest

Roberto Martinez emerges as potential candidate for Real Madrid job

Oct 25th 2018, 12:40 AM 8,339 Views 13 Comments

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
# Friendly
# Friendly

Dutch midfielder scores first international goal to end Belgium's winning run

Oct 16th 2018, 10:29 PM 7,847 Views 3 Comments

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
# Red DEvils
# Red DEvils

Three Lions taste defeat as Belgium round off World Cup campaign with third place

Jul 14th 2018, 5:02 PM 15,570 Views 22 Comments

Goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard saw Roberto Martinez’s side earn a comfortable win.

As it happened: Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off
Live Jul 14th 2018, 2:01 PM

As it happened: Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off

Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit
# Red DEvils
# Red DEvils

Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit

Jul 10th 2018, 10:32 PM 4,659 Views 10 Comments

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
# Report
# Report

France edge Belgium to reach World Cup final

Jul 10th 2018, 8:54 PM 26,368 Views 65 Comments

Samuel Umtiti scored the game’s only goal.

After keeping Messi quiet, Deschamps backs Kante to shut down Hazard
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

After keeping Messi quiet, Deschamps backs Kante to shut down Hazard

Jul 10th 2018, 6:35 AM 4,626 Views 14 Comments

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
# Praise
# Praise

Thierry Henry's World Cup experience the 'missing piece' for Belgium

Jul 9th 2018, 8:30 PM 7,448 Views 4 Comments

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
# Russia 2018
# Russia 2018

'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium

Jul 7th 2018, 9:11 AM 7,064 Views 18 Comments

Roberto Martinez’s side are into a World Cup semi-final.

'We're here to win, not plot final route,' says England boss Southgate
# It's Coming Home
# It's Coming Home

'We're here to win, not plot final route,' says England boss Southgate

Jun 27th 2018, 9:46 PM 9,458 Views 18 Comments

England face Belgium in their final group game tomorrow.

Belgium lead Panama thanks to one of the goals of the tournament so far
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Belgium lead Panama thanks to one of the goals of the tournament so far

Jun 18th 2018, 5:20 PM 7,005 Views 5 Comments

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
# Injury Scare
# Injury Scare

Worry for Belgium as Vincent Kompany limps off in dull pre-World Cup friendly

Jun 2nd 2018, 10:40 PM 7,377 Views 4 Comments

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
# Omission
# Omission

Nainggolan left out of Belgium's provisional World Cup squad, Januzaj called up

May 21st 2018, 12:30 PM 11,136 Views 11 Comments

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'
# High Praise
# High Praise

'Seamus's defensive header at the end was just as good as my goal'

Apr 24th 2018, 3:23 PM 6,494 Views 2 Comments

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
# Punishment
# Punishment

'It wasn't me' - Belgian international handed one-month drink-drive ban

Mar 28th 2018, 9:41 PM 9,400 Views 0 Comments

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
# Conveyor Belt
# Conveyor Belt

With a glittering array of talent, Belgium become first European side to qualify for the World Cup

Sep 4th 2017, 12:30 AM 11,307 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Old Habits
# Old Habits

'It's true, I smoke. Sometimes it's because I drink or I'm late, but I'm not the only one'

Aug 30th 2017, 1:07 PM 33,938 Views 9 Comments

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''
# Frustration
# Frustration

'After just 45 minutes, you cannot say to me: ''You are no good''

Oct 11th 2016, 6:02 PM 15,081 Views 11 Comments

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
# Toffees Alum
# Toffees Alum

John Stones benefited from Moyes' Everton exit, says Shane Duffy

Sep 25th 2016, 9:45 AM 7,150 Views 1 Comment

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
# First Impressions
# First Impressions

Belgium dream team of Martinez and Henry get off to losing start

Sep 1st 2016, 10:17 PM 11,340 Views 7 Comments

The new management team had a formidable task on their debut this evening.

Henry named assistant coach to new Belgium boss Martinez
# Unlikely Duo
# Unlikely Duo

Henry named assistant coach to new Belgium boss Martinez

Aug 26th 2016, 11:57 AM 5,943 Views 8 Comments

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
# Shock Appointment
# Shock Appointment

Roberto Martinez is back in management but not where you were expecting

Aug 3rd 2016, 9:47 PM 17,867 Views 17 Comments

The Spaniard has swapped club management for the international game.

Roberto Martinez has paid the price for Everton's dour season
# Sacked
# Sacked

Roberto Martinez has paid the price for Everton's dour season

May 12th 2016, 4:36 PM 14,854 Views 33 Comments

David Moyes and Frank de Boer are among the early names linked with replacing him.

Were Everton right to 'pack it in' against Liverpool?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Were Everton right to 'pack it in' against Liverpool?

Apr 23rd 2016, 8:30 AM 6,328 Views 12 Comments

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
# Analysis
# Analysis

Will there be a dramatic twist in the relegation race and more Premier League talking points

Apr 16th 2016, 8:54 AM 7,368 Views 11 Comments

Leicester’s freshness could see them move 10 points clear again while Bournemouth inch closer to a remarkable top-10 finish.

'I want to know what the fans feel': Martinez plays down video of stand 'confrontation'
# Fan Mail
# Fan Mail

'I want to know what the fans feel': Martinez plays down video of stand 'confrontation'

Apr 12th 2016, 4:27 PM 8,314 Views 13 Comments

Everton boss asked about fan incident ahead of trip to Crystal Palace.

Will Manchester United do Leicester a massive favour and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
# Analysis

Will Manchester United do Leicester a massive favour and more Premier League talking points

Apr 8th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,336 Views 5 Comments

Arsenal still have plenty to play for while the pressure is growing on Everton’s Roberto Martinez.

'Roberto Martinez is becoming a joke and an embarrassment at Everton'
# Toffee Trouble
# Toffee Trouble

'Roberto Martinez is becoming a joke and an embarrassment at Everton'

Mar 8th 2016, 8:57 AM 16,426 Views 27 Comments

The Toffees boss has come in for criticism after a damaging defeat at Goodison Park on Saturday that leaves his side 12th.

McCarthy's blushes spared as Barkley and Lukaku fire Everton into FA Cup quarters
# Safely Through
# Safely Through

McCarthy's blushes spared as Barkley and Lukaku fire Everton into FA Cup quarters

Feb 20th 2016, 8:08 PM 9,287 Views 1 Comment

The Toffees secured a 2-0 FA Cup fifth round win over Bournemouth in this evening’s tie.

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