Athletic Bilbao

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

Dominant Athletic take narrow lead over Granada in Copa del Rey semi-final

Athletic have won the tournament 23 times, more than any side except Barcelona, and are favourites to reach their 38th final.

Feb 13, 2020, 10:18 AM IST

La Liga: Quick-fire goals against Levante take Atletico Madrid up to third

The victory took Atletico onto 35 points after 19 games, level with fourth-placed Sevilla who were held 1-1 at home to Athletic Bilbao on Friday.

Jan 05, 2020, 14:44 PM IST

La Liga: Sevilla miss chance to catch Real Madrid with draw against Athletic Bilbao

Sevilla remain third in the standings on 35 points after 19 games, two behind Real Madrid who visit Getafe on Saturday and four behind leaders Barcelona who play at Espanyol

Jan 04, 2020, 09:52 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

Defender Nacho Monreal leaves Arsenal for Real Sociedad

Monreal, 33, joined Arsenal from Malaga in January 2013 and went on to make 251 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals.

Aug 31, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

Barcelona injuries lay extra burden on Antoine Griezmann in home bow

The 1-0 loss was Barca`s first opening-day defeat in 11 years and their early-season jitters were further compounded when striker Luis Suarez and electric winger Ousmane Dembele were ruled out for at least a month with muscle problems.

Aug 23, 2019, 09:26 AM 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 coach Ernesto Valverde criticises Antoine Griezmann after 1-0 defeat against Athletic Bilbao

The 28-year-old made his first La Liga appearance for Barca after he was signed by the club from Atletico Madrid. 

Aug 17, 2019, 15:34 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

Philippe Coutinho to join Bayern Munich on loan

The Brazil midfielder travelled with Barca to their opening La Liga game of the season against Athletic Bilbao but was left out of the matchday squad.

Aug 17, 2019, 09:44 AM IST

Lionel Messi unlikely to play La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona registered a massive 4-0 win over Napoli on Sunday in a club-friendly match.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Javi Gracia stands in way of Pep Guardiola's treble dream

Watford manager Javi Gracia may not have the reputation that Guardiola enjoys in the game but he has made his mark this season by guiding the Hornets to a creditable 11th-place finish in the Premier League and only their second FA Cup final.

May 16, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

Struggling Rayo Vallecano end Valencia's unbeaten run with 2-0 win

Rayo had squandered the lead in their last two games but clung on to their advantage with the help of more impressive saves from keeper Garcia.

Apr 07, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Barcelona extend coach Ernesto Valverde's contract until 2020

The announcement is a huge vote of confidence in Valverde, whose future with the club looked uncertain after he said last December that he did not know what he would be doing the following year.

Feb 15, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

La Liga: Barcelona made to sweat for draw by impressive Athletic Bilbao

Barca top the La Liga standings with 51 points after 23 games, six ahead of a resurgent Real Madrid.

Feb 11, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

La Liga: Bilbao bemused by offside ruling in 1-1 draw against Villarreal

The draw left Villarreal 19th in the 20-team standings on 18 points, three from safety. 

Jan 21, 2019, 12:12 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

Aritz Aduriz's strike gives Athletic Bilbao first La Liga win since August

Athletic Bilbao will now lock horns with Alaves at Mendizorrotza Stadium on December 18, while Girona will face Sevilla in their next La Liga clash on Decemer 16. 

Dec 11, 2018, 09:47 AM IST

Atletico Madrid enjoy late goal from Godin in 3-2 win over Bilbao

Although Godin was initially ruled off-side, the video assistant referee (VAR) system overruled the call on the field to give Atletico a dramatic win.

Nov 11, 2018, 19:16 PM IST