Category Archives: Euro 2016

The Wilmots era and beyond

In the week that followed Belgium’s EURO elimination by Wales, there was much discussion about Marc Wilmots’ position. He’s still in charge at the moment but this week will be important in regard to his future. The ‘strong man’ in Belgian football these days is Bart Verhaeghe, President of Club Brugge and First Vice President… Read More »

Time to stand up and be counted

That was then I’ve been writing about Belgian football since the last century and there have been enormous changes since that time. A team that was seen as no-hopers and 77th in the FIFA rankings has moved up – in those rankings – to be the best in the world. No one has ever believed… Read More »

Contenders for Belgium’s Euro squad

Overview Marc Wilmots will announce his squad for Euro 2016 at 12.00 today, local time. He is expected to announce 24 names with one extra player to cover for the possible absence of Divock Origi. I see 18 certainties with the other five being made up of three defenders (difficult to choose as many are… Read More »