Category: Belgium

Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany’s father elected Belgium’s first black mayor

The father of Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany was elected as the first black mayor in Belgium after winning support in a Brussels commune. Pierre Kompany, 71, is a mechanical engineer who was born in Congo and serves in the Brussels Regional Parliament. He ran for election in Ganshoren as […]

Thierry Henry closes in on Monaco job with Belgium, Martinez unsure on future

After the sacking of Leonardo Jardim at Monaco, Paul Mariner and Ross Dyer discuss whether Thierry Henry is well suited to step into the role. Roberto Martinez is unable to confirm whether Thierry Henry will be his assistant for Belgium’s friendly game with Netherlands on Tuesday amid speculation he is […]

Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen sidelined until December through injury

Tottenham have announced that Jan Vertonghen will not return to action until December. Vertonghen, 31, picked up a hamstring injury during the Premier League win against Huddersfield on Sept. 29. After being monitored since, the club said they hope he will be fit to make a comeback in around two […]

Pochettino criticises Martinez for revealing Vertonghen injury

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Tottenham and Belgium argue over Jan Vertonghen injury reveal

Following a winless start to the Champions League campaign, the FC guys discuss Tottenham’s chances of turning things around and advancing to the knockout rounds. Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino feels his side deserved a point in their 4-2 defeat to Barcelona where the Catalan’s Ernesto Valverde also gives his thoughts. The […]

Jan Vertonghen could miss six to seven weeks with injury – Belgium’s Roberto Martinez

Real Madrid and Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois has been named the Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper in 2018 after winning the Golden Glove award at World Cup in Russia. Romelu Lukaku and Belgium dominated Iceland in their Nations League opener, leaving Iceland rooted to the bottom of League A2 after another rout. […]