For the first entry in the Basque Groundhopping series I went to the impressive Lezama to see Athletic Club feeder side Bilbao Athletic.
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.
In 1989, for the first time in 40 years, Real Sociedad decided that they needed foreign blood to compete. Step forward Liverpool hero John Aldridge.
The incredible story of the Croatia’s rise from the ashes of war.
Only two teams in the history of the Primeira Liga have won the title outside of Benfica, Sporting and Porto. One of those was Boavista in 2000/01.
Before being sold for parts, David O’Leary’s ‘Babies’ looked set to create a footballing legacy.
Will the Spanish giants ever awaken from their slumber to terrify Europeans rivals once more?
Chalk and cheese, water and oil, iron and stardust. The opposing philosophies of two of Spain’s oldest and most successful clubs.