The pandemic has marked social relations. Hugging is already almost a risky activity and in football, despite the bubble, the Belgian League wants to end them so that the players set an example. They will be sanctioned with a yellow card and up to 750 euros, and the proceeds will go to an association that supports people who feel alone.
The Belgian Federation have refused a licence for KSV Roeselare, currently 2nd bottom of the Belgian Second Division, to play in the league next season. They will go down to the First Amateur league (third tier). Their place could be taken by RC Seraing.
Manchester City's parent company has added a ninth club to its global portfolio with the purchase of Belgian second-tier side Lommel SK.
Pierre Kompany, father of Manchester City captain Vincent, has been elected the mayor of Brussels, in an historic victory for ethnic minorities in the Belgian capital.
Leicester midfielder Bartosz Kapustka has joined Belgian side OH Leuven on loan.
Cercle Brugge, desperate for investment to ease their situation, are the subject of a takeover bid from Ligue 1 leaders Monaco.