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Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde says Antoine Griezmann has to come into play more following his underwhelming league debut for the La Liga champions. The 28-year-old made his first La Liga appearance for Barca, who suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao in their opening fixture on Friday. A €120 million signing from Atletico [...]

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Athletic Bilbao 2019-20 Fixtures

Athletic kick off the 2019-2020 season at home to champions Barcelona. After hosting Barcelona, Athletic will then travel to Getafe before returning home for the first Basque Derby of the year against Real Sociedad. The most interesting stretch of the season will take place in February when Athletic will play three straight Basque Derbies. After [...]

Athletic Bilbao Sack Eduardo Berizzo

Athletic Bilbao have sacked coach Eduardo Berizzo and replaced him with B team manager Gaizka Garitano after a dire run of form which has left the Basque club 18th in La Liga. Bilbao fell to a 3-0 defeat at Levante on Monday, continuing a dreadful spell that has seen them fail to win a league [...]

Barcelona Winless Streak Extends To Three Match

Lionel Messi’s importance to Barcelona does not diminish with the passing of the years – they go into Wednesay’s Champions League group game with Tottenham relying on him more than ever. They stumbled to a 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao at the Camp Nou. Messi was left on the bench for almost an hour – [...]

Chelsea are to pay a world record €80m (£72 million) fee for Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga after agreeing to meet his buy-out clause. The 23-year-old is due to fly to London on Wednesday in a move that will trigger the departure of Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid. Though young and relatively raw, 6ft 3in [...]

With all eyes on the Klopp derby you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s the only Europa League tie going on but in the best of the rest there’s an all Spanish affair between the holders Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao. Here’s our five things to look out for. Battle of the bosses There are few better [...]

An Aritz Aduriz strike helped Athletic triumph over Valencia on away goals in the all-Spanish round of 16 tie and secure a place in the UEFA Europa League quarter-final draw. Trailing 1-0 from the first leg, Gary Neville’s side produced a spirited opening 45 minutes which saw them net twice through Santi Mina and Santos, [...]

Athletic Bilbao won their first trophy in 31 years as they drew 1-1 with ten-man Barcelona to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate on Monday. Lionel Messi had given the European champions a glimmer of hope with the opener two minutes before half-time but any realistic hope Barça had of pulling off a [...]

European champions Barcelona were torn apart by stunned by Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup as the Barca defense was exposed for the second time in a week. On Tuesday Barça had picked up their fourth trophy of the year in Tbilisi on Tuesday with a 5-4 win over Sevilla [...]

Athletic edge closer to European berth

Athletic Bilbao continued their march towards UEFA Champions League football next season with a dominant 3-0 home victory over Malaga. Aritz Aduriz scored at the start of each half as Ernesto Valverde’s side made light work of the visitors, and Ander Herrera hit the third goal with half an hour remaining, with the help of [...]