Athletic Bilbao signs Iraiola to 1-year extension
BILBAO, Spain — Athletic Bilbao has signed defender Andoni Iraiola to a one-year contract extension that ties him to the club until 2015. The 31-year-old Iraiola has spent his entire career at the Basque club, 11 seasons since his debut in August 2003.
Barcelona s undefeated run becomes undone by Athletic Bilbao
Barcelona's undefeated run in La Liga has finally come to an end with Athletic Bilbao becoming the reason behind it. The La Liga champions experienced a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Bilbao on Sunday, which leaves them at equal points with second-placed ...
Bilbao beat Malaga 2-1 in Spanish first-division soccer league
Athletic Bilbao came from behind to claim a 2-1 win away to Malaga in the Spanish La Liga on Monday. The host club led the score when Juami Jimenez headed in the 38th minute, but visitors clawed back with Mikel San Jose heading in a corner kick in the ...
Real Madrid draws Olimpic Xativa in Copa del Rey opener
Also, Celta Vigo beat visiting Athletic Bilbao 1-0 to take the advantage in their tie. Levante became the first topflight team to lose to a lower-division opponent after falling 1-0 at Huelva Recreativo, while Getafe drew 1-1 at second-division Girona ...
Jack: There is a deep-lying problem in midfield for Man Utd
United were sent into the Europa League and would go on to again be exposed in similar fashion, losing back-to-back home games to technically superior teams, Ajax and Athletic Bilbao. In those matches United looked far too English. A timid, reactionary ...
United expected to target Ander Herrera again
David Moyes is considering returning for Athletic Bilbao's Ander Herrera in the January transfer window, with the Manchester United manager conscious he has to strengthen his midfield resources. Herrera is understood to be open to a transfer to United ...
AP Soccer Poll Honors: Gareth Bale, Arsenal
Athletic Bilbao was fourth after beating Barcelona 1-0 at home in the most surprising result of the weekend. Iker Muniain scored in the 70th minute at San Mames Stadium, leaving Barcelona defeated for the first time in La Liga this season. Muniain was ...
European roundup - Barca in first loss, Arsenal stay clear
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Athletic Bilbao's Mikel Rico (2nd L) challenges Barcelona's Sergio Busquets during their Spanish first division soccer match at San Mames stadium in Bilbao December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Vincent West. LONDON (Reuters) - Barcelona suffered their first ...