Athletic Bilbao expecting exits after poor campaign


With so much focus on Barcelona’s incredible push for an unbeaten season, and the drop out of La Liga for some established names in Spain, there have been a few stories that have slipped through the gaps.

One of those is the dreadful 2017-18 campaign for Athletic Bilbao, who were dragged into the relegation battle in the final few weeks of the season.

The Basque side have never been relegated from La Liga, following its inaugural 1939-40 season, and the lowest they have ever finished is 17th in 2006-07.

They came close to that again this season, ending up in 16th place.

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Best Defenders in La Liga – Week 8


This past weekend in La Liga it was generally entire defensive lines that won out, rather than individual defenders. Continue reading