Athletic Bilbao Features

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Bilbao wary of Barca backlash

ESPN staff, Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 18 2014

Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde has claimed Barcelona’s poor form will not represent an advantage ahead of his side’s visit to the Camp Nou on Sunday. • Ledwith: Days of misery • Neymar out for a month ...

Valverde laughs off Barcelona job link

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 27 2014

Athletic Bilbao coach Ernest Valverde has laughed off reports he is being considered to replace Gerardo Martino as Barcelona boss next season. • Ledwith: Barcelona must recover confidence and form • Martino handed one-match suspension ...

Calf injury will keep Bale out against Athletic Video

Associated Press | February, 1 2014

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale will miss Sunday's match at Athletic Bilbao as he looks to get back to match fitness. #INSERT type:image caption:Gareth Bale will sit out Sunday's match as he recovers from a lingering calf injury. END# Madrid c...

Perez returns to Athletic Bilbao due to stress

PA Sport | January, 31 2014

Inigo Perez has returned to parent club Athletic Bilbao and ended his loan at Real Mallorca due to a stress issue. • Deadline Day Chat The 26-year-old central midfielder joined Mallorca on loan last August in a move that was set to expire...

Copa del Rey: Barca, Atletico through

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Atletico Madrid will play cross-town rival Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey semi-finals after coming from behind for a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday, sending the visitors through 3-1 on aggregate. Meanwhile, Alexis Sanchez scored twic...

Perez: La Liga investigation caused by jealousy

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | December, 20 2013

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has claimed a European Commission investigation into alleged illegal state aid for some La Liga clubs is motivated by jealousy. Earlier this week, the commission confirmed it was examining whether seven Spanis...

LFP confident over investigation into Liga clubs Video

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | December, 17 2013

La Liga authorities say they are confident an ongoing European Commission investigation into various types of potentially illegal state aid to Spanish clubs is not a concern. • Platini: Socio system ideal The EC is reported to be e...

Copa del Rey: Valencia edge past minnows

PA Sport | December, 20 2013

Managerless Valencia avoided a Copa del Rey shock as they beat third-tier Gimnastic 1-0 at the Mestalla on Thursday night. Youth team coach Nico Estevez took charge for the fourth-round tie following Miroslav Djukic's departure on Monday and, ...

EC denies omitting Bilbao stadium from probe

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | December, 19 2013

European Commissioner Joaquin Almunia has dismissed a suggestion that he personally ensured that Athletic Bilbao’s new stadium was omitted from a list of issues to be investigated for illegal state aid. • Lowe: Cardenal on state of Spa...

European Commission open La Liga investigation

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | December, 18 2013

The European Commission has confirmed it is investigating whether Spanish authorities have given illegal state aid to seven Spanish football clubs, in a move which endangers the long-standing ‘member-owned’ status of La Liga sides inclu...

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