Belgium to reinforce soccer stadium security after violenceNovember 14, 2022 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's Interior minister met with league and club officials Monday to present them with details of a draft law aimed at reinforcing the fight against soccer hooliganism following repeated incidents this season.
Nick Cushing’s interim tag removed as NYC coach in MLSNovember 10, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Cushing's interim tag has been removed, and New York City FC said Thursday he will coach the team next season.
Cushing became NYC's fifth coach in eight seasons when Ronny Delia left in June to coach Belgium’s Standard Liege.
Antwerp player suspended for smoking on bench before gameOctober 18, 2022 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — Former Belgium international Radja Nainggolan has been suspended until further notice by Royal Antwerp after he was caught smoking an electronic cigarette on the bench.
The Belgian club also cited Nainggolan's performances and how his behavior can negatively affect the squad.
Nagamura fired as coach of last-place Dynamo, Bundy moved upSeptember 6, 2022 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Paulo Nagamura was fired as coach of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo and Dynamo 2 coach Kenny Bundy was promoted to senior team interim coach for the rest of the season.
World Cup winner Kleberson becomes NYC assistant coachJuly 20, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Kleberson, a midfielder on Brazil's 2002 World Cup champions, was hired by Major League Soccer's New York City on Wednesday as an assistant coach.
Now 43, Kleberson made 32 appearances for Brazil from 2002-10 and was with Manchester United (2003-05) and Beşiktaş (2005-07) during a club career from 1999-2016.
NYC remains winless under Cushing with 2-2 draw vs AtlantaJuly 4, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Dom Dwyer scored in the 86th minute to give Atlanta United a 2-2 draw on Sunday that extended New York City's Major League Soccer winless streak to four since Nick Cushing replaced Ronny Delia as coach.
Delia leaves NYCFC for Standard Liege, replaced by CushingJune 13, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Ronny Delia left MLS champion New York City FC on Monday to become coach of Belgium's Standard Liege, and assistant coach Nick Cushing was named the interim coach.
Cushing, a 37-year-old from England, becomes the fifth coach of the team in eight seasons.
Belgian soccer league bans visiting fans following violenceDecember 6, 2021 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — Visiting soccer fans will be banned from games in Belgium until the end of the year after two matches were marred by violence over the weekend, the Belgian league said Monday.
Flares were thrown at the two games and some rowdy fans ran on to the field in what the league called “unacceptable and even criminal behavior.”
Crowd trouble mars Belgian soccer matchesDecember 5, 2021 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian soccer league condemned the “unacceptable" behavior of fans involved in pitch invasions Sunday at two top-flight matches.
The match between Standard Liege and Charleroi was stopped in the 88th minute after Standard fans threw flares and took to the field, with Standard trailing 3-0 at home.
Surprise package Union back to glory days in BelgiumNovember 22, 2021 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — Back in the elite of Belgian soccer after 48 years, Brussels club Union Saint-Gilloise has a shot at matching Leicester’s fairytale success in the Premier League.
Forget Club Brugge, Anderlecht or Standard Liege this season.