Athletic Bilbao

February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018

Arsenal survive Ostersunds scare as policeman dies in Bilbao clashes

Arsenal scrape into the last 16 of the Europa League despite a 2-1 second-leg defeat by Ostersunds, but football was marred by violent clashes at the match between between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow which left a police officer dead.

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018

Man City target Laporte announces Bilbao departure

Aymeric Laporte announces he is leaving Athletic Bilbao with Premier League leaders Manchester City primed to break their transfer record to sign the French defender.

November 30, 2017
November 30, 2017

Barcelona hammer Murcia, tiny Formentera stun Bilbao

Triple King's Cup holders Barcelona storm into the last 16 by hammering Real Murcia 5-0 with a second-string team, completing an 8-0 aggregate victory over the third division side.

May 22, 2017
May 22, 2017

Valverde to take over Barcelona?

Spanish media outlet El Correo reported on Sunday that Athletic Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde has agreed to succeed Luis Enrique at Barcelona next season.

March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

Bilbao keeper hospitalised

Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Alejandro Remiro was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after suffering a head injury when he was struck by a ball in training.

January 7, 2017
January 7, 2017

Bilbao stun Barca

Athletic Bilbao held out with nine men to secure a first win over Barcelona in four years and carry a 2-1 lead into the second leg of their Copa del Rey last 16 tie on January 11.

August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016

‘Barca maintain hunger for titles’

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique highlights the hunger of his squad not to be ousted by Real Madrid as Spanish champions after a hard-fought 1-0 win at Athletic Bilbao.

August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016

Barcelona edge past Athletic Bilbao

Ivan Rakitic's first-half header maintains Barcelona's perfect start to the La Liga season as the champions withstand a wave of late pressure to prevail over Athletic Bilbao.

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Barca, Real ordered to repay state aid

The EU on Monday orders seven Spanish football clubs including Barcelona and Real Madrid to pay back millions of euros (dollars) in illegal state aid.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Neymar gives Barca slender win

First-half goals from Munir El Haddadi and Neymar give Barcelona a slender lead in their Copa del Rey quarter-final tie against Athletic Bilbao with a 2-1 first-leg win.