ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Barcelona provisionally moved 11 points clear at the top of La Liga with a comfortable 2-0 win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
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Sergio Busquets and Luis Suarez are missing for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao, who surprisingly bench Inaki Williams and Aritz Aduriz.
Barcelona will be without Thomas Vermaelen, Sergio Busquets and Luis Suarez for their visit of Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Sunday.
Ernesto Valverde has urged Barcelona to be wary of Roma in the Champions League quarter-finals. “They scored three goals at Chelsea, we scored one…”
Two Athletic Bilbao security guards were attacked and one was stabbed in the neck by Marseille Ultras on Thursday, say reports in Spain.
Athletic Bilbao crashed out of the Europa League following a meek 5-2 aggregate loss to Marseille at the last 16 stage.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda is hopeful of a ‘great night’ at home to Marseille in the Europa League tonight.
Leganes Coach Asier Garitano is wanted by Basque trio Athletic Bilbao, Real Sociedad and Eibar, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Athletic Bilbao have reached ‘an agreement’ with Leganes Coach Asier Garitano for a move at the end of the season, say reports.
Sunday’s action in La Liga Week 28 saw Real Sociedad slump to yet another defeat and Athletic Bilbao show their Basque rivals how it’s done.
Aritz Aduriz netted a consolation penalty to give Athletic Bilbao hope despite a comprehensive 3-1 loss at Marseille on Thursday.
Sevilla swept Athletic Bilbao aside in a 2-0 victory on Saturday, but Vincenzo Montella warned his side “must improve in terms of taking chances”.
Spanish football has reacted to the sudden passing of former Fiorentina and Italy defender Davide Astori.
Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao both go into Saturday’s encounter at the Sanchez Pizjuan, hoping to prove they have finally turned corners.
Valencia moved to within a point of third-placed Real Madrid as they secured a 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday night.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda has reaffirmed his commitment to the club and confirmed he will not walk away.
Valencia kept the pressure on Real Madrid with victory over Real Sociedad in La Liga Week 25, while Athletic Bilbao plunged Malaga further adrift.
Atletico Madrid will face Lokomotiv Moscow while Athletic Bilbao take on Marseille in the last 16 of this season’s Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao advanced to the last 16 of the Europa League despite a home defeat to Spartak Moscow on Thursday night.
A police officer has died in Bilbao following violent clashes between rival factions of ultras ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash.
Goals from Kevin Gameiro and Diego Costa saw Atletico Madrid keep pace with Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a win over Athletic Bilbao.
Atletico Madrid welcome back Diego Costa and Jan Oblak against Athletic Bilbao, while the visitors will be without Aritz Aduriz and Raul Garcia.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda feels his side’s game plan worked perfectly as they beat Spartak Moscow 3-1.
Kepa Arrizabalaga insists he had “no doubts” that Athletic Bilbao fans would take to him again after he was heavily linked with Real Madrid.
Las Palmas Coach Paco Jemez has urged his side to play to their own strengths ahead of Friday night’s clash with Athletic Bilbao.
Real Sociedad captain Xabi Prieto does not believe Inigo Martinez’s shock move Basque rivals to Athletic Bilbao is a ‘step up’ in his career.
Yeray Alvarez has described making his return to action for Athletic Bilbao after nine months as ‘the happiest moment of my life’.
A double from Cristian Stuani propelled Girona into the top half of La Liga with an impressive home victory over Athletic Bilbao.
Athletic Club Bilbao midfielder Mikel Rico has signed a one-year contract extension at the club to extend his stay until June 2019.
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