Athletic Bilbao

Atletico increase lead over Athletic Bilbao with 3-1 win

Sun, 28 Apr 2024 - 02:09 GMT

Atletico Madrid beat newly-crowned Copa del Rey winners Athletic Bilbao 3-1 at home in LaLiga on Saturday as Diego Simeone's side moved a step closer to a top-four finish.

Bilbao hoping to end 40-year trophy drought in Spanish Cup final

Sat, 06 Apr 2024 - 10:51 GMT

Athletic Bilbao will look to put two disappointing Copa del Rey finals behind them and triumph at their third attempt in five seasons when they face Real Mallorca in Seville on Saturday to end a painful 40-year title drought.

Williams brothers lead Bilbao into Cup final

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 - 10:13 GMT

Bilbao, who reached their 40th Spanish cup final, will bid to end a 40-year title drought in Seville on April 6, when they face Mallorca who beat Real Sociedad 5-4 on penalties on Tuesday.

Barcelona knocked out of Cup as Athletic hit extra-time double

Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - 09:17 GMT

Athletic Bilbao beat Barcelona 4-2 at home to knock them out of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as brothers Inaki and Nico Williams struck in extra time in a breathtaking quarter-final.

Rodrygo, Bellingham score to give Real 2-0 win at Bilbao

Sun, 13 Aug 2023 - 11:13 GMT

Player-of-the-match Bellingham, signed for 103 million euros plus 30 million euros in add-ons from Borussia Dortmund, looked unstoppable as he made relentless challenges and created several opportunities up front.

Barcelona sign defender Martinez from Bilbao

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 09:51 GMT

Martinez leaves Bilbao after six seasons with the Basque club and Barcelona said they will set a 400 million euros ($435.68 million) release clause for the 32-year-old.

Williams strike sees Bilbao past Atletico into Super Cup final

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 11:14 GMT

Nico Williams struck late in the second half to give the Spanish Super Cup holders a 2-1 come-from-behind win over LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid.

Benzema brace hands Real Madrid 2-1 win against Athletic

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 11:01 GMT

The hosts, who were also missing four player due to COVID-19,dominated most of the second half but Real held on to secure all three points.

Real, Barca and Bilbao sue LaLiga over CVC deal

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 12:24 GMT

Four clubs, including the top flight trio, opted out and one abstained.

Depay thunderbolt earns Barcelona point at Athletic Bilbao

Sun, 22 Aug 2021 - 02:36 GMT

Depay scored his first goal for Barcelona to salvage a 1-1 draw away to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday in LaLiga.

Williams: I don't care if Messi is playing or not

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 12:31 GMT

Athletic Club face Barcelona on Sunday night in the competition’s final at La Cartuja stadium in Seville.

Athletic Bilbao veteran striker Aduriz hangs up his boots

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 11:16 GMT

Aduriz dreamed of finishing his career at the all-Basque Copa del Rey final against Real Sociedad, which was scheduled in April.

Spanish cup rivals want fans at the final

Tue, 05 May 2020 - 07:24 GMT

The Spanish football federation (RFEF) expressed its support for a call Monday by the Spanish Cup finalists Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao for the final to be played with fans in the ground.

Bilbao set up an all-Basque Copa del Rey final with Real Sociedad

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 - 11:19 GMT

Athletic Bilbao lost to Granada 2-1 on Thursday night but they advanced to the final thanks to a 1-0 victory at home at the first leg.

Athletic Bilbao's Williams speaks out against racist chanting in Espanyol match

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 10:30 GMT

Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams said he was subjected to racist chanting during his side’s 1-1 draw away to Espanyol on Saturday in La Liga.

Benzema's treble fires Real Madrid past Bilbao as Bale jeered again

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 03:07 GMT

Karim Benzema made it 30 goals for the season on Sunday as he led the way again for struggling Real Madrid with a hat-trick that shot his side to a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao.

Messi scores again as Barca beat Athletic, Sevilla defeated by Leganes

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Barcelona moved 11 points clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday after beating Athletic Bilbao 2-0 at home with a goal from Paco Alcacer and a thumping strike from Lionel Messi in the first half.

Man City complete Laporte signing for club-record fee

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 02:57 GMT

Manchester City have signed French central defender Aymeric Laporte from Spanish club Athletic Bilbao, the Premier League leaders said on Tuesday.

Laporte to move to Manchester City

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 07:00 GMT

The English club deposited on Wednesday €65 million to Athletic Bilbao as the center back’s release clause.

Kepa passes the medical review before joining Real Madrid

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 - 04:30 GMT

Kepa has passed the medical review prior to the signing by Real Madrid.