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Marc Wilmots

Born: February 22, 1969 (age 52)

Height: 6' 0" (184cm)

Hometown: Dongelberg, Belgium
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Role: Manager
Marc Wilmots looks on as his Belgium side play Colombia on November 14, 2013.
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Career History
International2017-Ivory Coast
Sports Mole has 223 articles about Marc Wilmots. Articles 1 to 40:
Kevin De Bruyne in action for Manchester City during the derby on March 7, 2021
Kevin De Bruyne insists 2016 Wales defeat "is in the past"
The Red Devils bounced back from Euro 2016 heartbreak against Wales to finish third at the World Cup two years later.
Mar 23, 18:58
Inter Milan players celebrate scoring against Shakhtar Donetsk on August 17, 2020
Inter Milan's previous UEFA Cup/Europa League finals
Sports Mole looks at Inter Milan's previous UEFA Cup/Europa League finals ahead of Friday's showdown with Sevilla.
Aug 19, 16:02
The Belgium team line up before their friendly game with Portugal on June 2, 2018
World Cup preview: Belgium
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole assesses the chances of Belgium, whose golden generation go into the tournament ranked third in the world.
Jun 13, 16:00
Thibaut Courtois in action for Chelsea on August 27, 2017
Thibaut Courtois taking legal action against ex-Belgium boss Marc Wilmots
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois confirms that he is suing former Belgium boss Marc Wilmots for defamation.
Apr 25, 17:32
Frank de Boer looks dejected after the Premier League game between Burnley and Crystal Palace on September 10, 2017
Ivory Coast denies reports linking Frank de Boer with managerial vacancy
The Ivory Coast's national football team denies reports that Frank de Boer is about to become their new manager.
Apr 3, 16:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Kolo Toure joins Ivory Coast staff as assistant manager
Kolo Toure will double up his role as Celtic's technical coach by linking up with Marc Wilmots as assistant manager of Ivory Coast.
Oct 5, 14:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Marc Wilmots named Ivory Coast manager
Former Belgium boss Marc Wilmots is appointed as the new manager of the Ivory Coast national side.
Mar 21, 17:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Marc Wilmots in contention for Wolverhampton Wanderers job?
Former Belgium coach Marc Wilmots is linked with the vacant managerial position at Wolverhampton Wanderers after a flurry of bets on Thursday.
Oct 27, 18:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Thierry Henry "very excited" to begin role as Belgium assistant manager
Thierry Henry says that he is "very excited" to begin his role as Belgium assistant manager alongside Roberto Martinez.
Aug 26, 11:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry named assistant manager of Belgium national team
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is named as assistant manager of the Belgium national team.
Aug 26, 11:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Roberto Martinez "honoured" to be named new Belgium boss
Former Everton boss Roberto Martinez intends to make new side Belgium "more attractive" after taking up his first position in international management.
Aug 4, 15:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Belgium appoint former Everton manager Roberto Martinez as head coach
Euro 2016 quarter-finalists Belgium appoint former Everton, Wigan Athletic and Swansea City manager Roberto Martinez as their new head coach.
Aug 3, 22:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Belgian FA: 'We would consider Louis van Gaal for national team role'
Louis van Gaal would be "evaluated" for the role as national team manager should he apply for the job, says Belgian FA president Francois De Keersemacker.
Jul 16, 10:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Marc Wilmots sacked as Belgium manager
Marc Wilmots is sacked as manager of Belgium in the wake of their Euro 2016 quarter-final exit at the hands of Wales.
Jul 15, 14:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Thibaut Courtois critical of Marc Wilmots after Belgium defeat
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois suggests that he criticised decisions made by coach Marc Wilmots after their 3-1 defeat to Wales in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals.
Jul 2, 10:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Wales make semi-finals of Euro 2016
Wales come from behind in Lille to record a 3-1 win over Belgium and book their spot in the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
Jul 1, 21:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jan Vertonghen ruled out for eight weeks with ankle injury
Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen is ruled out for eight weeks after tearing two ligaments in his ankle.
Jun 30, 18:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jan Vertonghen facing four months on sidelines?
Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen reportedly faces four months on the sidelines with an ankle injury.
Jun 30, 16:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gareth Bale: 'Wales are Belgium's bogey team'
Gareth Bale claims that Wales are Belgium's "bogey team" ahead of the Euro 2016 quarter-final between the two sides.
Jun 29, 22:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eden Hazard a doubt for Wales quarter-final
Belgium manager Marc Wilmots reveals that Eden Hazard is a doubt for his side's Euro 2016 quarter-final with Wales due to a thigh injury.
Jun 29, 20:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Eden Hazard stars in Belgium win over Hungary at Euro 2016
Belgium are through to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 after an impressive 4-0 victory over Hungary in Toulouse.
Jun 26, 21:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Hungary 0-4 Belgium - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Belgium produce an outstanding performance to see off Hungary at Euro 2016.
Jun 26, 19:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Belgium finish second in Group E and send Sweden home with narrow win
Belgium secure a narrow 1-0 win over Sweden in Wednesday's Euro 2016 clash to finish second in Group E and send Zlatan Ibrahimovic's team crashing out of the tournament.
Jun 22, 21:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Sweden, Belgium make one change each ahead of crunch Group E clash
Sweden and Belgium make one change each ahead of their Euro 2016 Group E meeting in Nice on Wednesday night.
Jun 22, 19:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Romelu Lukaku brushes off talk of discontent among Belgium squad
Romelu Lukaku insists that it is "normal" amid rumours that there has been discontent among the Belgium camp, but claims that the team are 'looking forward'.
Jun 18, 16:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Belgium earn first win at Euro 2016 as they hit three past Republic of Ireland
Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Belgium seal their first win at Euro 2016 with a 3-0 triumph over Republic of Ireland in Bordeaux.
Jun 18, 15:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Marc Wilmots drops Marouane Fellaini for Republic of Ireland clash
Belgium boss Marc Wilmots drops Marouane Fellaini for the Euro 2016 Group E clash against Republic of Ireland.
Jun 18, 13:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Belgium 3-0 Republic of Ireland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary Belgium's 3-0 win over Republic of Ireland in Bordeaux.
Jun 18, 13:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Italy start with a win against Belgium
Emanuele Giaccherini and Graziano Pelle both score as Italy record a 2-0 win over Belgium in their opening Group E clash at Euro 2016.
Jun 13, 21:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Marc Wilmots: 'Eden Hazard, Thomas Vermaelen fit for Belgium'
Belgium coach Marc Wilmots says that both Thomas Vermaelen and Eden Hazard will be fit for his team's Euro 2016 opener with Italy on Monday.
Jun 11, 11:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Belgium pushed all the way by Norway in final pre-Euro 2016 friendly
Belgium beat Norway 3-2 in their final friendly match before heading to France for Euro 2016, courtesy of goals from Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard and Laurent Ciman.
Jun 5, 18:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Marc Wilmots names strong Belgium side against Norway in final friendly before Euros
Belgium manager Marc Wilmots names a strong side in Sunday's friendly against Norway, featuring the likes of Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku.
Jun 5, 16:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Belgium 3-2 Norway - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Belgium's 3-2 win over Norway, as the Red Devils ended their pre-Euro 2016 preparations with a narrow victory.
Jun 5, 16:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Romelu Lukaku rescues draw for Belgium against Finland
Belgium need an 89th-minute goal from Romelu Lukaku to rescue a 1-1 draw from their Euro 2016 warm-up match against Finland in Brussels.
Jun 1, 21:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Everton scouting defender Bjorn Engels
An Everton scout reveals that Club Brugge and Belgium defender Bjorn Engels is being watched by the Merseyside club.
May 19, 20:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Vincent Kompany absent as Belgium name squad for Euro 2016
Marc Wilmots names his Belgium squad for Euro 2016, with captain Vincent Kompany absent because of injury but Divock Origi making the cut.
May 12, 11:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester City star David Silva to miss West Bromwich Albion visit
Manchester City will be without playmaker David Silva for Saturday's Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion as he rests due to a persistent ankle problem.
Apr 8, 14:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Portugal 2-1 Belgium - as it happened
Read how Belgium's winning run in international friendlies came to an end at the hands of Portugal in Leiria with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Mar 29, 18:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Belgium, Portugal friendly moved to Leiria following terror attacks in Brussels
Next Tuesday's international friendly between Belgium and Portugal is moved to Leiria following the terror attacks in Brussels.
Mar 23, 13:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chelsea, Belgium star Eden Hazard faces four-week layoff with hip injury
Belgium boss Marc Wilmots reveals that Eden Hazard is likely to be out for three to four weeks with a hip injury.
Mar 18, 18:17

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ChinaChina32211669
United StatesUnited States24282173
JapanJapan1961136
AustraliaAustralia1441533
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Great BritainGreat Britain13171343
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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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