Athletic Bilbao


Athletic Bilbao Los Leones
Founded: 1898. Stadium:San Mamés (40,000).
Chairman: Josu Urrutia. Manager: Marcelo Bielsa.


Collective Memory – La Liga Round 6

27 September 2013 at 10:50am

During the last Football World Cup played in South Africa, the teams that made it to the final game had one characteristic in common…

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Building on Pillars – La Liga Round 5

24 September 2013 at 11:05am

The intensity of La Liga increases: Round 5 finished and in a few hours Round 6 will start.

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Rhythm and Rest – La Liga Round 4

17 September 2013 at 11:17am

Last weekend’s break affected the rhythm of professional competition in La Liga.

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Third Round or Round Three – La Liga Round Up

02 September 2013 at 11:31am

Welcome to another weekly, fun and interesting summary of La Liga.

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Some Words for La Liga – Round 2

27 August 2013 at 11:42am

During the second round of Spanish football all the attention was not focused on the way in which the teams treated the white ball spinning in the middle of a football game.

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Football in a Nutshell – La Liga Round 1

20 August 2013 at 11:46am

Football in a Nutshell: A Chronological Summary of Round 1 of La Liga 2013/14

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Pichichi 100 year anniversary

Pichichi: 100 Years On

17 March 2013 at 11:20pm

Today is the 100th anniversary of the day Pichichi scored his first goal. ‘Pichichi‘ whose real name was Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, was the stuff of legend, scoring 200 league goals in 170 appearances over a 10 year career with Athletic Bilbao. His name went on to become one of legend, that which we refer to […]

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Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring for Spain

Llorente to the Premiership

06 December 2012 at 7:41pm

According to Marca, Fernando Llorente wants to play in the Premier League. They say that despite Juventus insisting he will be with them next summer, Llorente himself has declared that it has always been his dream to play in the Premier League and that it ‘fits like a glove his characteristics’. The possible clubs they […]

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Messi scores against Athletic Bilbao

A Mess in the Pichichi Standings

03 December 2012 at 6:54pm

After his 2 goals at the weekend in Barcelona’s 5-1 win over Athletic Bilbao, Leo Messi extended his lead at the top of this year’s Pichichi. But should he be tied at the top with another player (ahem, Ronaldo) then there will be all sorts of uproar. There was similar controversy in both 2004-05 and […]

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In Mourinho's Garden

In Mourinho’s Garden

03 October 2011 at 10:48pm

A round up of the papers from Spain on Monday 3rd October 2011: (more…)

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Full name: Athletic Club de Bilbao
Nickname: Los Leones
Established: 1898
President: Josu Urrutia
Manager: Marcelo Bielsa
Stadium: San Mames (40,000)

Bilbao Stadium

Titles:(32) 8 x La Liga, 23 x Copa del Rey, 1 Spanish Supercup

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Website: www.athletic-club.net