Vincent Kompany axed from Belgium after returning late from nan’s funeral

Boss Dick Advocaat maintains hardline policy…


New Belgium manager Dick Advocaat was brought into whip an unbelievably underachieving squad into shape, and he’s taking his job pretty seriously. Marouane Fellaini is already a marked man, having missed a match to go to the dentist and reported for training in [...]

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WAG of the Day

WAG No. 345: Caroline Van Espen

A fine supporting lady from the land of Poirot and dullness

As the writers of the excellent In Bruges are keen to stress, absolutely nothing interesting happens in Belgium. Nothing at all. That said, France’s boring neighbour does have an emerging WAG scene, represented by underwear-clad luminaries such [...]

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WAG of the Day

WAG No. 289: Jessica Bailly

Belgium finally produces something interesting

Anyone who has seen In Bruges will be frightfully aware that nothing interesting ever happens in Belgium. Occasionally, however, ladies from the land of Hercule Poirot and waffles agree to take their clothes of in front of the cameras – one such lady is Jessica Bailly. [...]

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WAG of the Day

WAG No. 257: Salomé Khorasanchi

It’s Persia’s hottest supporting lady

American-Belgian defender Oguchi Onyewu hardly set the Premier League alight in his eleven appearances at Newcastle Utd in 2007, but the man they call “Gooch” has done spectacularly well in the WAG department. The Standard Liege man is currently stepping out with Salomé Khorasanchi, a Tehranian [...]

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Excuse Alert

Everton star is booked for being ‘recognisable’

Marouane Fellaini gets in trouble because he is big, apparently

Marouane Fellaini

If The Spoiler were to head out on to Oxford Street and ask 100 people to name the ten most recognisable faces in the Premier League, not a single person would mention Marouane Fellaini. Everton boss Steve [...]

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