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Roberto Martinez Appointed Belgium Manager

Stunning news broke today of an inspiring move as Roberto Martinez was named as Marc Wilmots’ replacement as head coach of the Belgian national squad. Wilmots called time on his tenure in charge of the Belgians after they were bundled out of the European Championships by Wales. Many names have been linked with the Belgian hot seat, but there was always …

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How to Get the Best Out of Belgium!

Belgium were expertly dismantled by Italy in their opening game of Euro 2016, and the ease of which it happened suggests that Marc Wilmots doesn’t get the best out of his team. Italy looked like a proper team playing to their strengths whereas Belgium looked like a team of individuals that didn’t have a clear way of understanding of how to …

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Belgium and Italy: Disappointment versus Surprise

Heading into Euro 2016, expectations for these two nations could not have been further apart. With the Italian side being dubbed, “the worst Italy team in 50 years” by the media, there were even fears among the supporters that the team would struggle to qualify out of the group, and that a failure in the Euros, combined with their poor showing …

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World Cup Preview: Group H

At last! We are now only mere hours away from the first kick of Brazil 2014, and to complete your preview of the tournament while you anxiously wait for Brazil vs. Croatia, footyblog brings you our Group H preview, featuring Algeria, Belgium, Russia, and South Korea. Group Overview Group H provides an interesting mix of teams from all levels of the …

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