Athletic Bilbao

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2013
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Atletico Madrid vs. Real Betis is the best match-up in terms of potential story lines this week as the Spanish Primera Division rolls on in to February. Can Atheltic Bilbao continue their apparent revival? Has Real Betis finally hit the wall? Could Falcao return to lift Atletico? Will Granada or Vale...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Didier Drogba has emerged as a surprise transfer alternative for Juventus who fear being priced out of a deal for Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente. Although Drogba only moved to Shanghai Shenua this summer, financial problems at the Chinese club following a share dispute means the Ivorian could so...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 24th, 2012
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Reigning champions Real Madrid will look to bounce back from their midweek 3-2 Supercopa de Espana defeat to arch rivals Barcelona on Sunday. Jose Mourinho’s men travel to Getafe for their second match of the La Liga season still looking for their first win. Real could only draw 1-1 at home to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 16th, 2012
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Barcelona have joined the race to sign Didier Drogba on a free transfer from Chelsea. The Spanish giants are ready to offer the veteran striker a two-year contract to beat off interest from China, Milan or the USA, according to The Sun. Chelsea have also offered Drogba, aged 34, a new two-year deal. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2012
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Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas lifted the Primera División trophy, after his side had finished off a record-breaking season in style with a 4-1 victory over Real Mallorca. First-half goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema had Real comfortable and the 80,925 capacity crowd was further enter...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 10th, 2012
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Atletico Madrid’s 3-0 win over Spanish rivals Athletic Bilbao last night not only sealed a second Europa League triumph in three years, but also ensured they etched their names into the record books. Scintillating goals from Falcao (2) and Diego ensured Diego Simone’s men claimed a remark...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 4th, 2012
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Madrid – Thousands of jubilant Real Madrid fans swamped the centre of the Spanish capital on Thursday to see their heroes parade in an open-top bus in celebration of their league title success. “Champions! Ole, ole!” yelled the crowd, as coach Jose Mourinho, top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo, captai...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 2nd, 2012
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Real Madrid won their first Primera Division title in four years in style with a comprehensive victory at Athletic Bilbao tonight. Gonzalo Higuain smashed home a superb 16th-minute opener after Cristiano Ronaldo had earlier missed horribly from the penalty spot. But the Portuguese recovered to beauti...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2012
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Athletic Bilbao midfielder Iker Muniain has warned Real Madrid his side will be doing everything in their power to delay the visitors’ Primera Division title celebrations at San Mames on Wednesday night. Jose Mourinho’s side face the Basque side knowing the victory will be enough to guara...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2012
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MADRID: Real Madrid visit Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday knowing a win would give them their first ‘La Liga’ title in four years, breaking the domination of Barcelona forged by the departing Pep Guardiola. With three games remaining Madrid’s seven point lead over the Catalans mean one...