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Tag archive for ‘Athletic Bilbao’
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Name: Athletic Bilbao
Founded: 1898
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President: Josu Urrutia
Manager: Ernesto Valverde

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Stadium: San Mamés
Built: 2013

By Tom Conn On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Rico: The Champions League is just as important as La Liga

Athletic Club Bilbao midfielder Mikel Rico feels that while his side will face a tall order in their Champions League group stage match against Porto, they must overcome their recent struggles in La Liga and focus More...

By Tom Conn On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Lopetegui: Athletic’s standing in the group doesn’t reflect their quality

Porto manager Julen Lopetegui stressed that although Athletic Club Bilbao are struggling, they must eliminate their mistakes in Tuesday evening’s Champions League tie and make better decisions. In his pre-match More...

By Heath Chesters On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Valverde: Even though we couldn’t win, we’re on the right path

Athletic Club Bilbao continue to have problems winning games, but after drawing with Celta Vigo at San Mamés, manager Ernesto Valverde felt his team deserved much more. Six games now without tasting victory in More...

By Tom Conn On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Berizzo: I’m satisfied with the point

Celta Vigo manager, Eduardo Berizzo admitted that he’s satisfied with his side’s 1-1 draw with Athletic Club Bilbao at the new San Mames, which maintains their undefeated streak away from Balaidos. Photo More...

By Heath Chesters On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Athletic Club Bilbao 1-1 Celta Vigo: Los Leones roar muffled by Nolito

Athletic Club Bilbao needed a victory and when they had the lead after just six minutes, with Aduriz from the penalty spot, everything seemed to be going their way. Two goals were disallowed for the home side though, More...

By Heath Chesters On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Team News: Athletic Club Bilbao vs. Celta Vigo

Athletic Club Bilbao find themselves in an unaccustomed bottom three position in La Liga, because of their poor start to the season in La Liga. Ahead of their tough midweek Champions League test against FC Porto, More...

By Heath Chesters On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Valverde: Our priority is always La Liga

Athletic Club Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde insists that whilst beating FC Porto in the Champions League, will be important, the key focus right now is improving their form in La Liga, with a positive result against More...

By Jen Evelyn On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Berizzo: Athletic is used to getting out of bad situations

Celta Vigo coach Eduardo “Toto” Berizzo appeared in front of the press ahead of the match against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, stressing that his side must make sure that the Basque side can’t More...

By Tom Conn On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Aymeric Laporte: I play for France and I’m going to continue playing for France

Athletic Club Bilbao centre-back, Aymeric Laporte as dismissed reports that he is considering joining the Spanish national team if he isn’t called but to France’s senior side, stressing that he is focused More...

By Jen Evelyn On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Aymeric Laporte hints he could represent Spain if France doesn’t call him up

Athletic Bilbao’s center back Aymeric Laporte has hinted that if he doesn’t get called up by the French National Team, he could choose to represent Spain on international level. Aymeric Laporte has been More...

By Tom Conn On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Iker Muniain suffers shoulder injury in loss to Serbia U21

Athletic Club Bilbao forward, Iker Muniain was forced to leave Spain U21’s 1-2 loss to Serbia U21 on Tuesday evening after the star injured his shoulder less than 10 minutes into the second half, but preliminary More...

By Heath Chesters On Monday, October 13th, 2014

De Marcos: Five years is an important guarantee for me

Óscar De Marcos has expressed his huge satisfaction at agreeing new terms with Athletic Club Bilbao, but in the midst of a difficult time in La Liga, he urged that now is the time to turn their fortunes around More...

By Jamie Kemp On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Óscar De Marcos signs 5-year extension with Athletic Club Bilbao

Athletic Club Bilbao have today announced that Óscar De Marcos has signed a 5-year contract extension – one which will see him remain at the club until June 30th 2019. In the terms of his new contract, the More...

By Tom Conn On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Beñat: We want to get out of the relegation zone as soon as possible

Athletic Club Bilbao midfielder, Beñat stressed that his side is desperate to get out of the relegation zone and that they must embrace the anxiety they feel about their current situation and use it in their upcoming More...

By Tom Conn On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Telmo Zarra’s daughter: My father would’ve loved for Messi to break his record

Carmen Zarra, daughter of former Athletic Club Bilbao striker and La Liga’s all-time goal-scorer Telmo Zarra recently stated that if someone from his beloved Basque side wasn’t the one to break his long-standing More...

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