Amadeo Labarta was a central figure behind the scenes at Real Sociedad for almost 40 years. This is the extraordinary story of the man who literally lived inside a football stadium.
Bielsa brought a revolutionary new style of football to Bilbao and its side, Athletic Club. Sometimes the impact of greatness is only noticeable in hindsight. By Harry Collins.
From playing on the beaches of his hometown to captaining the club itself, Xabi Prieto has been a loyal and dedicated servant to Real Sociedad and San Sebastián.
The rise and fall and rise and fall again of Javier Clemente at Athletic Club de Bilbao.
In 2001 the world took notice as a group of plucky underdogs playing for Deportivo Alavés went on a European oddysey. By David Bevan
The blonde bombshell from Portugalete lit up La Liga during the 90’s becoming an icon and talisman for his club.
Bixente Lizarazu remains one of the most succesful French Basque footballers of all time and the World Cup winner has never hidden his pride for the region in which he was born and raised. By Tom Wardle.
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’.
Ilia came to Spain as a twelve year old and hasn’t looked back since. He currently plays for SD Deusto in Spain’s Tercera División.
An unforgettable year for young footballer Alec Fiddes who decided to take a chance in the Basque Country