George Robledo lived a fascinating life and career that saw him become a footballing legend on the two continents he called home.
A legend becomes a word, and a word becomes a legend. This is the crazy story of one of football’s most infamous jinxes.
Pichichi was more than a great goalscorer who died before his time. He was a law student, an Athletic Bilbao legend, an Olympian, a referee and a man who ‘lived life on the edge’.
In the 1984 European Cup Winner’s Cup, Manchester Utd and Barcelona played out one of the most thrilling and intense games in the history of European football. It was also the only time the two […]
The incredible true story of La Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa (La Cultu), their rescuers and their rise from near extinction.
A few years ago this particular Basque derby game would have been unthinkable but SD Eibar’s incredible rise up through the ranks of Spanish football have lead to it becoming a staple of the season for both teams. A cause for celebration for Basque football.
In perhaps the strangest, most nerve-racking managerial debut of all-time, Wanderlei Luxemburgo first took charge of Real Madrid in a six minute game played against Real Sociedad at the Bernabéu.
Delve into the history and culture of football in The Basque Country of Northern Spain/Southwestern France to discover its importance to a people who remain fiercely proud and separate to the states to which they officially belong.
Long before he became immortalised as synonymous with La Liga’s top goalscorer award, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi – known as Pichichi – was Spanish football’s first great goalscorer, excelling for Athletic Club.
Like so many parts of the world, football in the Basque Country of Spain owes debt of thanks to the early Brits who settled and brought the sport with them.