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Playoff qualification goes to the wire

1. A crazy weekend for some of the big boys How did that happen? Of the eight clubs still in with a shout for the Playoffs, only three took maximum points: Club Brugge, Oostende and Standard. Genk could only draw at Lokeren while the rest all lost – including Gent and Anderlecht. Gent were thrashed… Read More »

Count down to the JPL Playoffs – four games to go

The incoming transfers in January gave the Jupiler Pro League a certain amount of glamour. With the Belgium national team leading the FIFA rankings, the league was able to attract a few names. These included a few notable loans – Victor Valdés from Manchester United, Mbark Boussoufa from Locomotive Moscow and Filip Djuricic from Benfica.… 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 »