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Monday, 1 July, 2002, 06:44 GMT 07:44 UK


Belgium's Fair Play award
Belgium's excellent disciplinary record sees them win the Fifa Fair Play award.

Anthuenis to coach Belgium
Anderlecht's Aime Anthuenis replaces Robert Waseige as Belgium boss.

Scolari praises team effort
Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari applauds Brazil's collective spirit against Belgium and Ronaldo is looking forward to an even contest against England.

Brazil edge past brave Belgium
Brazil set up a World Cup quarter-final against England by beating Belgium 2-0 in Kobe.

Wilmots tells of ref's apology
Belgian captain Marc Wilmots says referee Peter Prendergast apologised for disallowing his first-half "goal" against Brazil.

Mpenza not looking to move
Belgium winger Mbo Mpenza dismisses talk of a potential move to Spurs following his country's World Cup exit.

Clockwatch: Brazil 2-0 Belgium
All the action as Brazil beat Belgium 2-0 in their second round clash in Kobe courtesy of goals from Ronaldo and Rivaldo.

Media get back on side
After weeks of criticising their national team, the Belgian newspapers are now celebrating a triumph.

Anthuenis enters reckoning
The Anderlecht coach now looks a likely successor to Robert Waseige while Gert Verheyen announces his retirement.

Belgium knock out Russia
Belgium face Brazil in the second round of the World Cup after a thrilling 3-2 win over Russia.

Waseige hits back
Belgium coach Robert Waseige answers his critics after they beat Russia to clinch a second-round tie with Brazil.

Russia accept defeat
Russia assistant coach Sergei Pavlov admits his side did not deserve to win their match against Belgium.

Clockwatch: Belgium 3-2 Russia
All the action as Belgium defeat Russia to reach the second round of the tournament.

Players agree media blackout
The Belgium squad is refusing to talk to reporters ahead of the crunch Group H match against Russia on Friday.

Belgian press united in grief
The newspapers in Belgium are finally in agreement but have little good to say about the national team.

Merckx: Painful to watch
Former cycling legend sums up the mood in Belgium after the 1-1 draw with Tunisia on Monday.

Tunisia hold Belgium
A Raouf Bouzaiene free-kick gives Tunisia an unexpected 1-1 draw and leaves Belgium struggling to qualify for the second round.

Waseige blames complacency
Belgium coach Robert Waseige says his players' lack of respect led to the 1-1 draw with Tunisia.

Tunisia blame bad luck
Tunisia coach Ammar Souayah says his team could have beaten Belgium - but is pleased with his side's performance.

Clockwatch: Tunisia 1-1 Belgium
Tunisia and Belgium share the points after Marc Wilmots puts Belgium in front, only for Raouf Bouzaiane to equalise for Tunisia.

Walem feels written wrath
The Flemish press make playmaker Johan Walem the scapegoat for Belgium's poor start to the World Cup.

Waseige refuses to talk
Relations between Belgium coach Robert Waseige and the domestic media deteriorated further on Friday.

De Boeck back in training
Centre-half Glen de Boeck should be ready to boost the Belgium defence in the vital Group D match against Tunisia on Monday.

Sonck vows to keep quiet
Striker Wesley Sonck says he will not talk to the press again while the Belgium media are predictably divided about the opening game.

Japan make their point
Japan secure their first World Cup point with a 2-2 draw against Belgium in Group H.

Waseige happy with late escape
Coach Robert Waseige declares himself "satisfied" with Belgium's comeback to rescue a point against Japan.

Broos heads Belgium hit list
Mouscron manager Hugo Broos emerges as the favourite to take over from Robert Waseige as Belgium coach.

Troussier blasts referee
Coach Philippe Troussier accuses referee William Mattus of making unfair decisions during Japan's 2-2 draw against Belgium.

Clockwatch: Japan 2-2 Belgium
All the action as hosts Japan battle out a 2-2 draw with Belgium in Saitama.

Walem calls time on career
Belgium's Johan Walem will retire from international football after the World Cup.

The World Cup stats
Statistical analysis of Belgium's performance in the finals.

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