Roberto Martinez

Practice perfect: Belgium, Netherlands win final pre-Euro 2020 friendlies

Belgium, the world's top-ranked side, beat the 2018 World Cup runners up 1-0 thanks to a first half goal from in-form Romelu Lukaku, fresh from winning the Serie A title with Inter Milan.

published on : 8th June 2021

EURO 2020: Star-studded Belgium has injury concerns to deal with

On paper, at least, because the form of some of the players on the top-ranked FIFA team raises a big question mark on its ability to go deep at this year's European Championship.

published on : 1st June 2021

Belgium coach Martinez calls up Doku, Trossard for Euro 2020

The 26-year-old Trossard has been more consistent with his Premier League club recently and seems to be peaking at the right time.

published on : 17th May 2021

Belgium team for Euro Cup: Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne all included by Roberto Martinez

Martinez also selected a group of 11 reserve players who could step up in case of injuries ahead of the tournament, which opens on June 11.

published on : 17th May 2021

FIFA World Cup 2018: Golden generation? Belgium already eye next wave

The 'golden generation' of Belgium players like Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku, were produced by a system of teaching ball skills and vision from a young age.

published on : 1st July 2018

Belgium refuse to take 'easy path' in FIFA World Cup

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has hailed the pleasure his whole squad have been taking on the pitch and has worked to build a team spirit.

published on : 29th June 2018

Twenty-eight years of hurt: Former England star David Platt winner haunts Belgians

England and Belgium both have a maximum six points with the game set to decide who will finish top of the group.

published on : 28th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: We're here to win, not plot final route, says England coach Gareth Southgate

England impressed in their opening two World Cup games beating Tunisia 2-1 in Volgograd then thrashing Panama 6-1 in Nizhny Novgorod. 

published on : 28th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium midfield Kevin De Bruyne set to miss 'celebration' England clash

Manchester City's De Bruyne is one of three Belgium players on a yellow, along with Thomas Meunier and Jan Verthongen.

published on : 26th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium's Romelu Lukaku a doubt for England clash, says coach Roberto Martinez

Lukaku's absence would be a blow to Belgium's hopes against England, with top spot in the group likely to be up for grabs.

published on : 24th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium brace for Tunisia attack with one eye on England

Belgium are ranked third in the world, behind only Germany and Brazil, but coach Roberto Martinez said there was no room for complacency against Tunisian, ranked 21.

published on : 23rd June 2018

Belgium has exceptional talent but so many doubts ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018

Martinez led Belgium to the top of its qualifying group with an unbeaten record. But it's unclear how a coach who spent most of his time with teams like Wigan, Swansea and Everton will fare at a WC.

published on : 13th June 2018

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez says Tunisia could spring a surprise at FIFA World Cup

Belgium, third in the FIFA rankings, go into the World Cup as Group G favourites, facing Tunisia, England and Panama.

published on : 10th June 2018

Injured Vincent Kompany in Belgium FIFA World Cup 24-man squad

If Kompany is unfit, coach Roberto Martinez will drop him in favour of Laurent Ciman, who plays for Los Angeles in the MLS.

published on : 5th June 2018

FIFA World Cup: Belgium gaffer Roberto Martinez looking forward to 'special' England tie

Martinez's team will play their final Group G game against England in Kaliningrad on June 28.

published on : 1st December 2017
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