Belgian Football News 15/3: Pacovski talks up Eden Hazard, Fernández staying at KAA Gent, Vanden Borre is back

Pacovski highlights the danger of Hazard ahead of Belgium – FYR Macedonia. FYR Macedonia and KV Mechelen goalkeeper Tome Pacovski has said that Eden Hazard is the player he fears the most ahead of this month’s World Cup qualifiers with Belgium. “Hazard is the most dangerous player at the moment. However I’m also thinking of… Read More Belgian Football News 15/3: Pacovski talks up Eden Hazard, Fernández staying at KAA Gent, Vanden Borre is back

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 13/3/13: Mbokani tops the rich list

Dieumerci Mbokani named as the best paid player in Belgium Twelve months ago, La Dernière Heure brought you their list of the best remunerated players in the Pro League and they’re at it again. Anderlecht striker and 2012 Golden Shoe winner Dieumerci Mbokani has edged ahead of teammate Milan Jovanovic. The Congolese earns a basic… Read More Belgian Football News 13/3/13: Mbokani tops the rich list

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

Charleroi 0-1 Zulte Waregem: Mbaye Leye’s late volley piles the pressure on Anderlecht

For more than ninety minutes, Zulte Waregem failed to replicate their stunning win in midweek away to Anderlecht. It mattered little however, as the returning Mbaye Leye snatched a dramatic win for the title chasers in injury time, leaving them just three points off the champions with two regular season games to be played. Francky… Read More Charleroi 0-1 Zulte Waregem: Mbaye Leye’s late volley piles the pressure on Anderlecht

Kortrijk 1-2 Cercle Brugge: Bakenga’s winner keeps the door open for a European spot.

Cercle Brugge, Belgium’s bottom side, dashed Kortrijk’s hopes of making consecutive Belgian Cup finals with a surprise 2-1 away win in the first leg. Foeke Booy’s men stopped the rot after six straight league defeats and gained a huge confidence boost ahead of the upcoming Play-Off 3 series of games. Kortrijk coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck continued… Read More Kortrijk 1-2 Cercle Brugge: Bakenga’s winner keeps the door open for a European spot.

Racing Genk 1-0 Anderlecht (1-1 AET. Genk win 7-6 on penalties): A tale of two goalkeepers

Racing Genk goalkeeper Köteles László was the hero as he scored the winning penalty to send his side into the Belgian Cup final at the expense of Anderlecht. In a cruel twist of fate, his opposite number Silvio Proto saved three times in a dramatic shootout before missing himself. Mario Been’s side will meet the… Read More Racing Genk 1-0 Anderlecht (1-1 AET. Genk win 7-6 on penalties): A tale of two goalkeepers

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

Anderlecht take on Olympiacos in the NextGen Series

Olympiacos u21 – Anderlecht u21 After the surprise and disappointment of last night’s home defeat to Zulte Waregem, attention at Anderlecht turns to their under-21 team, who meet Olympiacos in the last 16 of the NextGen Series. Paarswit defeated Tottenham in their final group stage game to qualify from a group also containing Barcelona and… Read More Anderlecht take on Olympiacos in the NextGen Series