Standard Liege triumph in Belgium’s early cup final

CELEBRATIONS over Standard Liege’s Belgian Cup triumph may have been put into perspective by the terrorism in Brussels on Tuesday morning, but the club’s 2-1 win against favourites Club Brugge deserves to be mentioned. The Belgian national team postponed training on the day that the capital city was left stunned by bombing incidents. “Football is […]

Who’s up for a double? – The state of play in Europe’s knockout game

With the English FA Cup limping to the semi-final stage, the competition’s counterparts across the channel are also heading for conclusion. Achieving the double is notable in whatever country you happen to play your football and some of Europe’s big names can still end up with two prizes on their mantelpiece. In Austria, the top […]