The Belgian capital might seem like a footballing backwater, but if you dig deep enough you find a different story: scandal, tragedy, revolutionary moments - and even the odd decent team. Neil Fredrik Jensen reports on one of the game's most influential cities.
Former European Commission president José Manuel Barroso has said there could be "some kind of compromise" to resolve the Brexit impasse, but warned the UK still faced relegation from the economic Premier League.
It was nothing more than a footnote, buried in the results of the Uefa Europa League second qualifying round, second leg, but it leaped out for those who remembered the days of glory: Progrès Niederkorn 2, Budapest Honved 0 (Niederkorn win 2-1 on aggregate).
There is no better summary of Brexit than William Keegan's remark that it is like negotiating to leave the Premier League in order to join the third division. This is so completely accurate that it raises yet again the question: why on earth is Brexit happening?