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# belgium - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled
# Skeyes
# Skeyes

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled

Feb 13th 2019, 8:15 AM 9,602 Views 4 Comments

At least eight flights between Dublin and Belgium have been cancelled today as a result of the strike action.

# belgium - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Roberto Martinez baffled by Romelu Lukaku criticism
# Support
From The42
# Support

Roberto Martinez baffled by Romelu Lukaku criticism

Dec 23rd 2018, 10:33 PM 11,294 Views 7 Comments

The Belgium boss thinks there is a lack of understanding about his main striker and the way he plays for Manchester United.

# belgium - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Police officer stabbed in Brussels knife attack
# Belgium
# Belgium

Police officer stabbed in Brussels knife attack

Nov 20th 2018, 9:16 AM 12,906 Views 42 Comments

Fellow police officers retaliated by firing shots at the attacker who was subdued.

# belgium - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'I do not deserve the Ballon d'Or. I think there are players who have been better than me'
# Top Picks
From The42
# Top Picks

'I do not deserve the Ballon d'Or. I think there are players who have been better than me'

Nov 17th 2018, 4:01 PM 6,740 Views 6 Comments

The Chelsea and Belgium star believes Kylian Mbappe deserves to win the award.

# belgium - Friday 26 October, 2018

Vatican stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become priests
# Belgium
# Belgium

Vatican stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become priests

Oct 26th 2018, 3:51 PM 15,897 Views 16 Comments

The suggestion of easing the rules on celibacy was raised by the Auxiliary Bishop of Brussels.

# belgium - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Dutch midfielder scores first international goal to end Belgium's winning run
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

Dutch midfielder scores first international goal to end Belgium's winning run

Oct 16th 2018, 10:29 PM 7,817 Views 3 Comments

Arnaut Groeneveld’s goal ensured the friendly between Belgium and the Netherlands ended in a draw.

# belgium - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'He has sacrificed himself' - Fellaini embodies the spirit that Man United need, says Mourinho
# Setting An Example
From The42
# Setting An Example

'He has sacrificed himself' - Fellaini embodies the spirit that Man United need, says Mourinho

Oct 2nd 2018, 3:33 PM 4,450 Views 8 Comments

Jose Mourinho said he is pleased with the progress being made by the Belgian midfielder this season.

# belgium - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Irish nationals among 21 people injured in Belgium bus crash
# Amsterdam To London
# Amsterdam To London

Irish nationals among 21 people injured in Belgium bus crash

Jul 25th 2018, 12:18 PM 20,520 Views 4 Comments

The bus was travelling from Amsterdam to London.

# belgium - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

600 Ryanair flights cancelled due to cabin crew strikes in Spain, Portugal and Belgium
# Strike
# Strike

600 Ryanair flights cancelled due to cabin crew strikes in Spain, Portugal and Belgium

Jul 18th 2018, 7:10 PM 34,712 Views 41 Comments

The airline has said that 100,000 passengers will be affected by the cancelled flights on 25 and 26 July.

# belgium - Monday 16 July, 2018

Thierry Henry walks away from Sky punditry job to chase 'long term ambition' of being a manager
# Boots And Bibs
From The42
# Boots And Bibs

Thierry Henry walks away from Sky punditry job to chase 'long term ambition' of being a manager

Jul 16th 2018, 5:18 PM 13,718 Views 15 Comments

Roberto Martinez’ assistant in this World Cup wants a chance in the hot seat.

# belgium - Saturday 14 July, 2018

As it happened: Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off

Jul 14th 2018, 2:01 PM 43,788 Views 34 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Belgium and England battled in Saint Petersburg vying for bronze.

# belgium - Friday 13 July, 2018

'I don't understand why you should criticise the people of your own country'
# Media
From The42
# Media

'I don't understand why you should criticise the people of your own country'

Jul 13th 2018, 8:05 AM 9,680 Views 4 Comments

Kevin De Bruyne wants the media to give Raheem Sterling ‘the love he deserves’ following his World Cup performances.

# belgium - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit
# Red DEvils
From The42
# Red DEvils

Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit

Jul 10th 2018, 10:32 PM 4,627 Views 10 Comments

Despite a header from Samuel Umtiti sending France into the final, the Red Devils boss was happy with his team’s performance

As it happened: France vs Belgium, World Cup semi-final
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: France vs Belgium, World Cup semi-final

Jul 10th 2018, 6:00 PM 39,585 Views 47 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as France and Belgium clashed in in Saint Petersburg for a place in the World Cup final.

After keeping Messi quiet, Deschamps backs Kante to shut down Hazard
# Les Bleus
From The42
# Les Bleus

After keeping Messi quiet, Deschamps backs Kante to shut down Hazard

Jul 10th 2018, 6:35 AM 4,600 Views 14 Comments

The France coach believes that the Chelsea midfielder has had an excellent tournament to date and is “essential” to his plans.

# belgium - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium
# Russia 2018
From The42
# Russia 2018

'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium

Jul 7th 2018, 9:11 AM 7,035 Views 18 Comments

Roberto Martinez’s side are into a World Cup semi-final.

# belgium - Friday 6 July, 2018

Belgium survive Brazil second half surge to book World Cup semi-final spot
# Momentous Win
From The42
# Momentous Win

Belgium survive Brazil second half surge to book World Cup semi-final spot

Jul 6th 2018, 8:58 PM 33,553 Views 83 Comments

Kevin De Bruyne starred as Belgium dump Brazil out of the World Cup.

As it happened: Brazil v Belgium, World Cup quarter-final
# Minute-by-Minute
From The42
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Brazil v Belgium, World Cup quarter-final

Jul 6th 2018, 6:01 PM 27,091 Views 29 Comments

Belgium and Brazil battled it out for a place in the World Cup semi-finals.

# belgium - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'To me he's not an actor... Neymar in the future will be the best in the world'
# Support
From The42
# Support

'To me he's not an actor... Neymar in the future will be the best in the world'

Jul 5th 2018, 11:29 PM 8,315 Views 15 Comments

Romelu Lukaku has some sympathy for the under-fire Brazil star.

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez
# Heart Eyes Emoji
From The42
# Heart Eyes Emoji

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez

Jul 5th 2018, 9:56 PM 2,980 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea playmaker has been integral to Belgium’s run to the quarter-finals.

# belgium - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Thiago Silva defends Neymar theatrics after Brazil victory
# Samba Boys
From The42
# Samba Boys

Thiago Silva defends Neymar theatrics after Brazil victory

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:44 AM 8,617 Views 12 Comments

Brazil meet Belgium in a blockbuster World Cup quarter-final on Friday and Thiago Silva is ready for a physical and technical challenge.

# belgium - Monday 2 July, 2018

As it happened: Belgium v Japan, World Cup last 16
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Belgium v Japan, World Cup last 16

Jul 2nd 2018, 6:13 PM 29,573 Views 25 Comments

Belgium played Japan, with a place in the last eight up for grabs.

# belgium - Friday 29 June, 2018

Martinez 'honestly happy' to beat England to top spot
# Bobby M
From The42
# Bobby M

Martinez 'honestly happy' to beat England to top spot

Jun 29th 2018, 8:24 AM 6,513 Views 9 Comments

The Belgium coach has no regrets about beating England 1-0 to set up a potentially tricky run in the World Cup knockouts.

# belgium - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Brilliant Januzaj strike sees unbeaten Belgium top Group G as England suffer World Cup defeat
# Unbeaten
From The42
# Unbeaten

Brilliant Januzaj strike sees unbeaten Belgium top Group G as England suffer World Cup defeat

Jun 28th 2018, 8:53 PM 9,421 Views 19 Comments

A stunning goal from Adnan Januzaj saw Belgium defeat England to make it three wins from three.

As it happened: England vs Belgium, World Cup
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: England vs Belgium, World Cup

Jun 28th 2018, 6:00 PM 25,804 Views 29 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as England faced Belgium with top spot in Group G up for grabs.

# belgium - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'We're here to win, not plot final route,' says England boss Southgate
# It's Coming Home
From The42
# It's Coming Home

'We're here to win, not plot final route,' says England boss Southgate

Jun 27th 2018, 9:46 PM 9,436 Views 18 Comments

England face Belgium in their final group game tomorrow.

'He's still recovering' - Belgium's top marksman Lukaku ruled out of Group G showdown with England
# Injury
From The42
# Injury

'He's still recovering' - Belgium's top marksman Lukaku ruled out of Group G showdown with England

Jun 27th 2018, 7:31 PM 7,432 Views 5 Comments

Tomorrow’s game has come a day too soon for the Man United striker, according to Roberto Martinez.

# belgium - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Man United midfielder Fellaini sets date for announcement on future
# Decision Time
From The42
# Decision Time

Man United midfielder Fellaini sets date for announcement on future

Jun 26th 2018, 3:17 PM 6,852 Views 20 Comments

Tick tock……

# belgium - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Lukaku and Hazard star with a brace each as Belgium crush Tunisia in seven goal contest
# Easy Peasy
From The42
# Easy Peasy

Lukaku and Hazard star with a brace each as Belgium crush Tunisia in seven goal contest

Jun 23rd 2018, 3:03 PM 6,760 Views 18 Comments

Roberto Martinez’s side are on the brink of the knockout stages following a one-sided victory in Moscow.

# belgium - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Mousa Dembele will not join a Spurs rival
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Mousa Dembele will not join a Spurs rival

Jun 21st 2018, 2:57 PM 6,403 Views 6 Comments

The Belgium international is assessing his options this summer but has assured Tottenham fans he will not join a top Premier League side.

Hazard plays down Lukaku criticism after accusing striker of 'hiding up front'
# Constructive Criticism
From The42
# Constructive Criticism

Hazard plays down Lukaku criticism after accusing striker of 'hiding up front'

Jun 21st 2018, 12:19 PM 8,265 Views 4 Comments

“Even though we have good players, it is not easy for us to play with a man short.”

# belgium - Monday 11 June, 2018

Lukaku stars with two goals and an assist as Belgium cruise to pre-World Cup friendly win
# Hitting Form
From The42
# Hitting Form

Lukaku stars with two goals and an assist as Belgium cruise to pre-World Cup friendly win

Jun 11th 2018, 10:30 PM 10,887 Views 13 Comments

Belgium fought back from a goal down in Brussels as Romelu Lukaku inspired a resounding victory over Costa Rica.

# belgium - Friday 8 June, 2018

'The golden generation in England won nothing. I think all of Belgium just wants to win something'
# Fingers Crossed
From The42
# Fingers Crossed

'The golden generation in England won nothing. I think all of Belgium just wants to win something'

Jun 8th 2018, 10:15 AM 5,513 Views 25 Comments

Chelsea star Eden Hazard thinks England’s underachievement serves as a warning to Belgium.

# belgium - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Hazard hones World Cup form as Belgium outclass Egypt
# Getting Better
From The42
# Getting Better

Hazard hones World Cup form as Belgium outclass Egypt

Jun 6th 2018, 11:56 PM 6,400 Views 3 Comments

Roberto Martinez’s side’s array of star names turned in a dazzling first-half display in Brussels.

# belgium - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Worry for Belgium as Vincent Kompany limps off in dull pre-World Cup friendly
# Injury Scare
From The42
# Injury Scare

Worry for Belgium as Vincent Kompany limps off in dull pre-World Cup friendly

Jun 2nd 2018, 10:40 PM 7,350 Views 4 Comments

An injury scare for Kompany was one of the few incidents of note in Saturday’s goalless draw with Portugal.

# belgium - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Liege attack declared 'terrorist murder' as details emerge of gunman's release from jail
# Liège
# Liège

Liege attack declared 'terrorist murder' as details emerge of gunman's release from jail

May 30th 2018, 10:45 AM 27,329 Views 94 Comments

Belgian media reports that it’s belived Benjamin Herman was radicalised in prison.

# belgium - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Liege attack: Two police officers and bystander shot dead by gunman with Islamist links
# Liège
# Liège

Liege attack: Two police officers and bystander shot dead by gunman with Islamist links

May 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 69,483 Views 106 Comments

Federal prosecutors said they had launched a terror investigation into the incident.

# belgium - Monday 21 May, 2018

Nainggolan left out of Belgium's provisional World Cup squad, Januzaj called up
# Omission
From The42
# Omission

Nainggolan left out of Belgium's provisional World Cup squad, Januzaj called up

May 21st 2018, 12:30 PM 11,111 Views 11 Comments

Roberto Martinez has named his 28-man provisional panel, with the Roma midfielder a notable absentee.

# belgium - Friday 18 May, 2018

Two-year-old migrant girl killed by bullet to the face in Belgium
# Mons
# Mons

Two-year-old migrant girl killed by bullet to the face in Belgium

May 18th 2018, 10:00 PM 28,975 Views 88 Comments

It’s unclear whether or not the bullet fired came from a police officer’s gun.

# belgium - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Russia to join Ireland's RWC Pool as ruling made on Rugby Europe debacle
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Russia to join Ireland's RWC Pool as ruling made on Rugby Europe debacle

May 15th 2018, 5:41 PM 13,890 Views 45 Comments

Spain, Romania and Belgium were all hit with sanctions for fielding ineligible players.