Aritz Aduriz

Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz retires at 39

Aduriz, who made a total of 443 La Liga appearances for Valencia, Real Mallorca and Bilbao and scored 158 goals, made the decision after being told he needed a hip replacement.

May 21, 2020, 09:47 AM IST

La Liga: Athletic Bilbao miss late penalty at Mallorca and chance to go top

Bilbao had a golden opportunity to snatch victory with a stoppage-time penalty, awarded after video review for a handball. But Aritz Aduriz saw his spot-kick saved by keeper Manolo Reina.

Sep 14, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

No better way to start, says Aritz Aduriz after match-winning goal against Barcelona

Aduriz scored a goal in the 89th minute which handed his club a 1-0 victory over Barcelona in the La Liga opener. 

Aug 17, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

Barcelona beaten in Athletic Bilbao by a thunderous strike from Aduriz

The 38-year-old came off the bench late in the game and soon made Barca pay for squandering several chances by acrobatically lashing an unstoppable shot into the net in the 89th minute.

Aug 17, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

La Liga: Athletic Bilbao's Aritz Aduriz scores jaw-dropping penalty

The goal was not enough to give Bilbao the win though, as Oscar Plano levelled for the visitors in stoppage time, leaving the Basque side hovering one point above the drop zone.

Dec 23, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

Copa del Rey: Nine-man Athletic Bilbao stun Barcelona by 2-1 in last-16

Two goals in three first-half minutes from Aritz Aduriz and Inaki Williams put the hosts in command.

Jan 06, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

Europa League: More woes for Jose Mourinho, Saints thump Inter while Athletic's Aritz Aduriz makes history

Aritz Aduriz scored all five goals in Athletic Bilbao's 5-3 win over Genk.

Nov 04, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

Athletic Bilbao end dismal start, Celta and Eibar held

Athletic Bilbao ended a dismal run of two defeats in their opening two games when Aritz Aduriz struck twice and Raul Garcia scored on his debut to help the Basque club to a 3-1 victory over Getafe in La Liga on Sunday.

Sep 14, 2015, 09:56 AM IST

Barcelona thrashed 4-0 by Aduriz-inspired Athletic Bilbao

European champions Barcelona were stunned by an Aritz Aduriz hat-trick and brilliant opener from Mikel San Jose as Athletic Bilbao took a 4-0 lead into the second-leg of the Spanish Super Cup.

Aug 15, 2015, 08:24 AM IST

Iker Muniain signs new deal with Athletic Club Bilbao

Football club Athletic Club Bilbao announced that they have reached an agreement with Spain international Iker Muniain to extend his contract until the end of June 2019.

Jun 30, 2015, 13:49 PM IST

Valencia lose ground on Atletico after Bilbao reverse

Valencia lost ground in the battle with Atletico Madrid and Sevilla for third place in La Liga when they conceded a late Aritz Aduriz equaliser in a bad-tempered 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao on Thursday.

Apr 10, 2015, 02:55 AM IST

What has gone wrong at Real Madrid?

European champions Real Madrid have been usurped by Barcelona at the top of La Liga for the first time in five months.

Mar 08, 2015, 22:59 PM IST

La Liga: Real Madrid stumble to defeat in Bilbao

Real Madrid`s poor form in 2015 continued as they were beaten 1-0 by Athletic Bilbao at San Mames on Saturday.

Mar 08, 2015, 06:00 AM IST

La Liga: Athletic Bilbao rise to ninth thanks to dynamic Aritz ​Aduriz

Aritz Aduriz nodded the first goal and set up another as Athletic Bilbao beat Espanyol 3-1 to climb to ninth in La Liga on Friday.

Nov 22, 2014, 09:22 AM IST

Aritz Aduriz volley sends Sevilla to defeat

Sevilla missed the chance to take first place in La Liga after a first half Aritz Aduriz volley gave Athletic Bilbao a 1-0 victory on Sunday.

Nov 02, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

Athletic Bilbao down Napoli to end 16-year Champions League wait

Athletic Bilbao qualified for the group stages of the Champions League for the first time in 16 years after coming from behind to beat Napoli 3-1 (4-2 on aggregate) on Wednesday.

Aug 28, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

Expectations on Messi too high, says Xavi

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez believes too much is expected of four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi after the Argentine scored the winner to maintain Barca`s title hopes with a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

Apr 21, 2014, 08:46 AM IST

Messi winner maintains Barca`s title hopes

Barcelona maintained their slim chances of retaining their La Liga title as they came from behind to beat Athletic Bilbao 2-1 at the Camp Nou on Sunday.

Apr 21, 2014, 08:39 AM IST

Athletic Bilbao beat Levante 2-1 in La Liga

Striker Aritz Aduriz scored twice to help Athletic Bilbao win 2-1 against Levante in the Spanish La Liga.

Apr 08, 2014, 15:53 PM IST

Champions League hopefuls Bilbao held at Villarreal

Athletic Bilbao missed a chance to tighten their grip on Spain`s fourth Champions League qualification place when they had to come from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw at 10-man Villarreal in La Liga on Monday.

Mar 18, 2014, 10:27 AM IST