Category Archives: Jupiler League 2010-11

Dancing in the streets of Eupen

Saturday night proved the value of Steven Defour to Standard Liège. Without him, Liège crashed at home, 3-1, to bottom club Eupen. It was a second victory for the club from the German-speaking region of Belgium, after their bizarre 6-0 win over St Truiden a few weeks ago. The Italian owners must be … enjoying… Read More »

Just another Super Sunday

‘Super Sunday’ fever has reached Belgium, with perhaps not the same degree of hype as exists in the Premiership. This Sunday evening sees leaders Genk pitted against second place Anderlecht, while third place Standard Liege visit Club Brugge.  Genk-Anderlecht brings together Franky Vercauteren and Ariel Jacobs, who were coach and assistant coach at Anderlecht before… Read More »

The “Little Prince” is still learning the game

At the weekend, Franky Vercauteren’s share price rose dramatically, while his replacement at Anderlecht, Ariel Jacobs, saw his stock drop even further. Vercauteren was sacked by Anderlecht, and then by the Belgian FA, before arriving at Racing Genk in December 2009. Since then, Genk have taken 62 points from 24 first division matches and also… Read More »