Browsing Athletic Bilbao

Match Highlights – Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona (Supercopa de España)

Posted on 14 Aug, 2015, by in Soccer

Even if it’s just the Spanish Super Cup, Athletic Bilbao made history with a 4-0 win over Barcelona in the first leg, getting one wonder goal from Mikel San Jose and a hat trick in the second half by Aritz Aduriz. More

Teams with the Most La Liga Championships

Posted on 18 May, 2015, by in Soccer

Only five Spanish clubs have won the La Liga title more than twice: Valencia CF, Athletic Bilbao, Atletico Madrid, FC Barcelona and way ahead of the rest, Real Madrid. More

Match Highlights – Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao

Posted on 5 Oct, 2014, by in Soccer

These are the matches that make the La Liga boring, as Real Madrid run all over the sliding Athletic Bilbao, beating the visitors 5-0 with two goals from Karim Benzema and a hat trick from Cristiano Ronaldo, including scoring one of them illegally, using his elbow. More

Match Highlights – Chelsea vs Swansea, Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao

Posted on 13 Sep, 2014, by in Soccer

The impressive start for Chelsea this season carries on, coming back from an early John Terry goal to win 4-2 against Swansea, mostly thanks to a hat trick by Diego Costa. Barcelona are also perfect in the Spanish La Liga, pulling off a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao, as Lionel Messi set up Neymar for two late and clinching goals. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Should Have Been Sent Off Sooner

Posted on 5 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

The fiery match between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao still hasn’t gone completely off the map. Athletic Bilbao are filing an official complaint against the Madrid press over things written about Carlos Gurpegi. Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for scratching him in the face, but could have seen the red card earlier for his stomp on Mikel Rico. More

Manchester United Transfer Rumors – Trying to Sign Ander Herrera

Posted on 30 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

This might not be the “big” signing Manchester United have been talking about, but it certainly is expensive, and might fill a need the team has at the moment, as they make a move at Ander Herrera of Athletic Bilbao, hoping to finally end all the criticism of their inactivity in the transfer market this summer. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Liverpool, Arsenal & Chelsea Trying to Sign Unai Lopez

Posted on 20 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

A low release clause, and everyone seems to be interested. Unai Lopez of Athletic Bilbao still hasn’t played a single match for the senior side, but he’s been chased by half the teams in the Premier League, most notably Liverpool, Arsenal, and Chelsea. More

Lionel Messi Scores His Best Goal of the Season (Bilbao vs Barcelona)

Posted on 27 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

Only 30 minutes, but that’s usually enough for Lionel Messi to make a complete difference from a stuttering, vulnerable Barcelona to a side that seems to score with ease, although it wasn’t enough for him to score his best goal of the season with a very impressive dribble through four Athletic Bilbao players, with the match ending in a 2-2 draw. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Where Will Fernando Llorente End Up

Posted on 13 Dec, 2012, by in Soccer

Fernando Llorente is done with Athletic Bilbao. Come June, the 27 year old striker will be leaving on a free transfer instead of the club making money off of him last summer or this coming January transfer window. According to the striker, he prefers to land in the Premier League. More

Transfer Rumors 2012 – Arsenal Targeting Fernando Llorente

Posted on 24 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

Looking for a striker after the summer transfer window is over is quite difficult, but with Fernando Llorente looking to take advantage of his contract situation at Bilbao and seeking a January exit, Arsenal and Arsene Wenger might finally find a solution to the departure of their best scorer and the goal problems that have appeared. More