It has an area of 4,443km², making it the largest Belgian province. At around a quarter of a million residents, it is also the province with the smallest population, making it the most sparsely populated province in an otherwise very densely populated country.
The Arelerland or Arlon region (in red on the following map of the province) alongside the border with the neighbouring Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg has the particularity that many residents speak Luxembourgish instead of the Walloon (French) dialect(s) spoken elsewhere in the province.
In the 49th minute of this evening’s World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Luxembourg, Cristiano Ronaldo took it upon himself to fire the Selecao ahead against the minnows ... After an early scare, Cristiano Ronaldo now has Portugal ahead against Luxembourg pic.twitter.com/cekrTempXr. — Sky SportsFootball (@SkyFootball) March 30, 2021.
Diogo Jota has come up clutch to equalise for the Portugal national team, with a beautiful finish to draw the Selecao level against minnows Luxembourg on the brink of halftime ...The Premier League duo combined to drag Portugal level against Luxembourg pic.twitter.com/DqCPjfSs9W. — Sky SportsFootball (@SkyFootball) March 30, 2021.
Brighton forward Leandro Trossard scored twice to land SportingLife readers a profit after we tipped him to net anytime ...Luxembourg took ... Can Luxembourg score a second to pinch an improbable point?pic.twitter.com/VEfKIyG7Fk— Sporting Life Football (@SportingLifeFC) March 30, 2021.
Kenny has previously spoken about how the football team is the most important sporting institution, as it brings the country together, however, results like the Luxembourg one will have the adverse effect and a sense of embarrassment will prevail, while the bandwagon ...
The last time that the Republic of Ireland played Luxembourg in a competitive match was not a game that lived long in the memory ...Follow Republic of Ireland v Luxembourg via our live blog on RTÉ.ie/sport and RTÉ News app, watch live on RTÉ2 and the RTÉ Player or listen to commentary on RTÉ Radio 1 from 7pm.