Tag Archives: Bilbao

Barça back to business in Bilbao

Barça may have been outplayed and outfought at San Mames in the Spanish Supercopa nine days ago, but with the real business of La Liga in play, Luis Enrique’s team gave a much more solid performance and deservedly beat Athletic … Continue reading

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Barça kick-off La Liga at San Mames

Barça begin their defence of La Liga with a return to San Mames to face Athletic Club de Bilbao on Sunday evening (kick-off 6.30 pm). Having lost 4-0 at the same venue last Friday night on the way to Supercopa … Continue reading

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Messi wondergoal sets up Copa del Rey triumph for Barça

Barça beat Athletic Club 3-1 at Camp Nou tonight to win the Copa del Rey. It’s Barça 27th Spanish Cup, completing a league and cup double and setting up a possible treble if Barça can beat Juventus in Berlin next … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Final 2015: Athletic Club vs Barça

Barça have won the Copa del Rey more times than anybody with twenty-six victories since the tournament began in 1902 followed by Bilbao’s Athletic Club with 23 wins. Tomorrow night at Camp Nou (Saturday 9.30 pm) the two cup kings … Continue reading

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Camp Nou named for Copa del Rey Final

The Spanish Football Federation announced yesterday that the final of the year’s Copa del Rey between Barça and Athletic Club on May 30 will take at Camp Nou. The first preference of both finalists was to play the game at … Continue reading

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Ruthless Barça cut the gap to one point

Barça cut Real Madrid’s lead at the top of La Liga to just one point with a magnificent 2-5 win over Athletic Club at the new San Mames tonight. Leo Messi led the way by opening the scoring and then … Continue reading

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San Mames provides another tough test for Barça

Barça travel to Bilbao tomorrow to take on Athletic Club at San Mames in the 22nd round of La Liga 2014/15 (Sunday 9 pm). Since Real Madrid won their game in hand against Sevilla in midweek to open a four-point … Continue reading

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Neymar late double maintains Barça’s 100% start

Barça had to work very hard for victory over Athletic Club at Camp Nou this afternoon but in the end Neymar Jr, who had again been left out of Luis Enrique’s initial starting XI, came on to grab two late … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Athletic Club 1

Barça’s slim title chances are still alive after coming from a goal behind to beat Athletic Club at Camp Nou tonight. When Aritz Aduriz fired the Basques into the lead early in the second half it looked like Barça’s season … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club (game 34 liga 2013/14)

Camp Nou has its first chance to respond after Barça’s ‘Setmana Tràgica‘ with the visit from Bilbao’s Athletic Club tomorrow night for the 34th league game of the 2013/14 season. With five games remaining in La Liga it might be hoped … Continue reading

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