ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Sergio Ramos has refused to comment on the Spanish national anthem possibly being booed during the Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao.
Ernesto Valverde says he is relishing the prospect of Athletic Bilbao contesting the Copa del Rey final against Barcelona at Camp Nou.
Athletic Bilbao President Josu Urrutia says his club will be “delighted” to take on Barcelona in their own back yard in the final of the Copa del Rey.
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) have chosen the Camp Nou to host this year’s Copa del Rey final on May 30.
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde says he is still eyeing a Europa League place following Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Almeria at San Mames.
Almeria boss Juan Ignacio Martinez was left to rue his team’s lack of firepower in the 2-1 weekend defeat at Athletic Bilbao.
Ernesto Valverde has revealed that he would like Real Madrid to host the Copa del Rey final between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona on May 30.
Ernesto Valverde admitted Athletic Bilbao ‘suffered’ against Celta Vigo but praised them for digging deep to secure a 2-1 victory at Balaidos on Saturday.
Ernesto Valverde has challenged Athletic Bilbao to secure three more wins ahead of Saturday’s trip to Celta Vigo in La Liga.
The city of Sevilla has offered its three major venues as a solution to where the Copa del Rey final should be played.
The Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) has expressed its outrage as arguments over the choice of venue for this year’s Copa del Rey final rumble on.
The head of Spain’s Higher Sports Council (CSD), Miguel Cardenal, is backing fans of Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona not to jeer the national anthem.
Isco says Real Madrid “are a bit dejected” but remain confident they can turn their season around after Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Athletic Bilbao in La Liga.
Raphael Varane has conceded that Real Madrid are not at their best following Saturday’s 1-0 defeat by Athletic Bilbao in La Liga.
Carlo Ancelotti has admitted that Real Madrid are ‘confused’ following their 1-0 defeat at Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Saturday.
Aritz Aduriz revelled in the culmination of “a beautiful week” after Athletic Bilbao’s 1-0 victory over Real Madrid in La Liga on Saturday.
It’s advantage Barcelona in the La Liga title race after Aritz Aduriz condemned Real Madrid to a 1-0 defeat at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Asier Illarramendi replacing Lucas Silva is the only change for Real Madrid ahead of Athletic Bilbao in La Liga this evening.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has confessed that he ‘likes’ Danilo but stopped short of confirming his interest in the Porto right-back.
Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti claims his hands-off approach to management has won him three Champions Leagues.
Real Madrid have made it clear that they do not want the Copa del Rey final hosted at the Santiago Bernabeu, according to AS.
The debate has started over where the 2015 Copa del Rey final will be played and there are five possible venues to choose from.
Espanyol boss Sergio Gonzalez has apologised to the club’s fans following the Copa del Rey semi-final exit at the hands of Athletic Bilbao.
Ernesto Valverde says he is relishing the prospect of facing Barcelona when his Athletic Bilbao side take them on in the Copa del Rey final.
Ernesto Valverde has described Athletic Bilbao’s Copa del Rey trip to Espanyol on Wednesday as a ‘precious opportunity’ to reach another final.
Sergio Gonzalez is hoping the ‘magic’ of Cornella-El Prat can inspire Espanyol to victory in their Copa del Rey semi-final second leg against Athletic Bilbao.
Espanyol striker Christian Stuani says he is delighted to be staying at the club after penning a contract extension until 2018.
Ernesto Valverde declared himself satisfied with his Athletic Bilbao team’s display in the 1-0 victory over Eibar at Ipurua.
Eibar boss Gaizka Garitano admits his Eibar team need a good result quickly following a sixth straight defeat.
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal says his team will be going all out to take three points from Saturday’s clash with Athletic Bilbao.

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