Royal Standard de Liege, commonly referred to as Standard Liege, is a Belgian football club from the city of Liege. They are one of the most successful clubs in Belgium, having won the Belgian league on 10 occasions, most recently in 2007-08 and 2008-09. They have also won 6 Belgian Cups, and in 1981-82 they reached the final of the European Cup Winners' Cup, which they lost 2-1 against Barcelona. Standard players are nicknamed the ''Rouches'' because of their red jerseys. The French word for red, rouge, when pronounced with a Walloon accent, sounds like ''rouche''. The club was founded...'
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