Category Archives: Jupiler League 2014-15

Form guide for the JPL Playoffs 2014-15

The main JPL Playoffs (see here) started this weekend. (Ed: Gent beat Kortrijk 2-0). The top six (Club Brugge, Gent, Standard Liege, Anderlecht, Charleroi and Kortrijk) will play each other twice in the next six weeks. The clubs receive half of the points gained in the “classic” season. So the clubs started as follows: Club… Read More »

Heading to the playoffs – then the season can start

A little history There are just two rounds of games to go in the Belgian championship before the season really starts with the playoffs. I’ve written many times about the system that’s disliked by the majority of clubs, punters and players. Here I’ll focus on the football side of affairs. With the points gained in… Read More »

Standard’s Ultras step over the football line

The ‘football match’ between Standard Liege and Anderlecht today encapsulated every aspect of the modern game. On Wednesday I wrote about the good side of football with Standard Chairman Roland Duchâtelet releasing his international centre back Laurent Ciman who wished to move to Montreal with his wife and family to get treatment for their autistic… Read More »