Athletic Club, also commonly known as Athletic Bilbao, is a professional football club based in the city of Bilbao in the Basque Country (Spain). They are known as Los Leones because their stadium was built near a church called San Mamés. Mammes was an early Christian thrown to the lions by the Romans. Mammes pacified the lions and was later made a saint.
The former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho is on the verge of joining Bayern Munich on a season-long loan. The Brazil international, who was left out of Barcelona’s squad for their La Liga.. WorldNews - Published
Luis Suarez is out for an indefinite period after injuring his right calf in Barcelona's LaLiga loss to Athletic Bilbao on Friday, the club have confirmed. The 32-year-old striker had to be replaced.. WorldNews - Published
Madrid: Barcelona made a nightmare start to the defence of their La Liga title by losing Luis Suarez to injury and then losing 1-0 to Athletic Bilbao, after a sensational late volley from substitute.. WorldNews - Published
MADRID (AP) - Barcelona lost its opening Spanish league match for the first time in a decade on Friday, falling at Athletic Bilbao 1-0. Veteran striker Aritz Aduriz scored the winner with a spectacular.. WorldNews - Published
Ernesto Valverde says he won’t take any risks with Lionel Messi’s fitness ahead of Barcelona’s La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday. The Argentine trained separately from his.. WorldNews - Published
Barcelona have confirmed Lionel Messi has strained his right calf and will not travel to the United States for two pre-season games. The Spanish champions announced that Messi was withdrawn from.. WorldNews - Published
Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their second goal. MADRID: Karim Benzema netted a second-half hat-trick as Real Madrid got back to winning ways with a 3-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao.. WorldNews - Published