Pro League play-offs calendar revealed: Anderlecht begin against Genk, Standard go to Club Brugge

The Pro League have revealed the fixture list for the upcoming play-offs, which get underway on Saturday 30 March with Zulte Waregem hosting Lokeren. League leaders Anderlecht start and finish the ten game sprint at the Constant Vanden Stock while Standard Liège’s trip to Club Brugge is perhaps the most enticing opening match on April… Read More Pro League play-offs calendar revealed: Anderlecht begin against Genk, Standard go to Club Brugge

Jupiler Pro League Round 30: Zulte Waregem close the gap again, Standard lose limply to Lokeren

Results Beerschot 3-1 Cercle Brugge Charleroi 3-0 Waasland-Beveren Club Brugge 3-0 Lierse KAA Gent 1-1 Anderlecht KV Mechelen 2-3 Zulte Waregem Kortrijk 0-0 OH Leuven Mons 1-5 Racing Genk Standard Liège 0-2 Lokeren As the Formula One season began this weekend,  the chequered flag come down on the regular season of the Jupiler Pro League.… Read More Jupiler Pro League Round 30: Zulte Waregem close the gap again, Standard lose limply to Lokeren

Belgian Football News 14/03: Vossen & Pocognoli recalled for Belgium, Kompany is 50-50, Vadis dreams of England

Marc Wilmots names Belgium squad to face FYR Macedonia Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has announced a 25-man squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifying double-header against FYR Macedonia. Jelle Vossen and Sébastien Pocognoli are handed recalls but there is no place for Cagliari midfielder Radja Nainggolan, in-form Genk leftback Derrick Tshimanga or veteran striker Igor… Read More Belgian Football News 14/03: Vossen & Pocognoli recalled for Belgium, Kompany is 50-50, Vadis dreams of England

Belgian Football News – 12/03/13: Trouble in Antwerpen as Beerschot’s problems mount

Beerschot ask for protection from creditors (Sporza) As if things were not bad enough on the field for Beerschot, they have taken a considerable turn for the worse off it. The club have gone to court to ask for a special judicial arrangement to be put in place, which would allow them protection from their… Read More Belgian Football News – 12/03/13: Trouble in Antwerpen as Beerschot’s problems mount

Jupiler Pro League Round 29: The pendulum swings back towards Anderlecht, Beerschot in Play-Off 3

Results Anderlecht 1-0 KV Mechelen Cercle Brugge 1-3 Mons Lierse 1-0 Kortrijk Lokeren 1-1 Charleroi OH Leuven 0-4 Standard Liège Racing Genk 3-2 KAA Gent Waasland-Beveren 3-2 Beerschot Zulte Waregem 1-2 Club Brugge. After the dramatic win in Anderlecht and a smash and grab in Charleroi, Zulte Waregem suffered a blow at just the wrong… Read More Jupiler Pro League Round 29: The pendulum swings back towards Anderlecht, Beerschot in Play-Off 3

Cercle Brugge 0-3 Club Brugge: Eidur Gudjohsen has the last laugh against his former club

It took a long time for Club Brugge to make certain of the win but two goals in injury time helped condemn Cercle to yet another defeat as Blauw-Zwart came out on top in the Brugge derby. Oscar Duarte, ex-Cercle striker Eidur Gudjohnsen and Vadis Odjidja were all on target. If this is to be… Read More Cercle Brugge 0-3 Club Brugge: Eidur Gudjohsen has the last laugh against his former club

Club Brugge 2-2 Anderlecht: Armenteros’ maiden goal rescues a point for the champions

Club Brugge came very close to ending Anderlecht’s long fourteen game unbeaten run in the league but John van den Brom’s supersubs Demy De Zeeuw and Samuel Armenteros combined to snatch a 2-2 draw in the closing minutes. Garrido had opted for a robust starting eleven with Ryan Donk moving forward into midfield and Eidur… Read More Club Brugge 2-2 Anderlecht: Armenteros’ maiden goal rescues a point for the champions

Super Sunday in the snow – Club Brugge/Anderlecht & Standard Liège/Racing Genk

Club Brugge v Anderlecht In the build up to this game, Anderlecht coach John van den Brom has talked of killing off Club Brugge’s faint title hopes for good, presumably with the same sort of ruthlessness that led the league leaders to win the reverse fixture 6-1 in Brussels. An away victory would open up… Read More Super Sunday in the snow – Club Brugge/Anderlecht & Standard Liège/Racing Genk

Jupiler Pro League Round 26: Standard flop in Walloon derby, Essevee’s unbeaten streak continues

Beerschot 0-2 Racing Genk There was something of the night about this match but Mario Been’s side emerged from Antwerpen with a clean sheet, three points and a second straight win. The atmosphere was flat and Beerschot dominated the opening stages without managing a shot on target. Genk’s opening goal was therefore appropriate in the… Read More Jupiler Pro League Round 26: Standard flop in Walloon derby, Essevee’s unbeaten streak continues