The legendary Scottish ex-footballer and ex-selection coach, Gordon Strachan (1957), has visited the Lezama facilities to gather information on the functioning of our youth academy. His idea is to get to know the most reputable training schools for players in Europe and to draw conclusions that can help him in his projects, including those of the Strachan Football Foundation.
The Club has taken the opportunity to interview him and give him a red-and-white shirt with his name as a souvenir. During the interview, the Scottish said about Athletic’s way of competing that “it’s a philosophy that I think many people around the world are jealous of”, and added: “I admire this philosophy very much”.
Gordon Strachan played 50 matches for the Scottish national team, taking part in the 1982 World Cup in Spain and 1986 World Cup in Mexico, and was voted the best player of the year in Scotland in 1980 and the best player in the United Kingdom in 1991. He played for Aberdeen, Manchester United and Leeds United.
Contact the club until July 30th to participate in the animation grandstand
Deadline extended for Northern South members after good response to the project
San Mamés opens its doors to BBK Live
The collection of bracelets for the BBK Live to be held on 11, 12 and…
One Club Awards
The Athletic Club included for this year 2019 a significant change in the granting of the One Club Award, the award that rewards football players whose professional trajectory was made in its entirety in a single team. On this occasion both a One Club Man and a One Club Woman were awarded.
Last farewell to Koldo Aguirre’s height
The Athletic Club and the world of football embrace the family of the red-and-white myth.
BBK Live contest: demonstrate your ‘high fidelity’ with the Athletic Club
We draw 10 double subscriptions among the members who send us a photo with their shirt.
Argoitia: “Koldo has been a tremendous defender of Athletic”
Iribar: “That year with him as coach (1976-77) was the one I enjoyed the most of the 18 I played for Athletic”.
Death of Koldo Aguirre, genius and figure
The myth of Athletic as a football player, coach and ambassador with the peñas leaves a tremendous legacy in the history of the Club.
LGTBIQ International Rights Day
San Mamés will be illuminated with the colors of the rainbow.
Lezama: tender for the new building for the first men’s team
Athletic Club has started the procedures to award the execution of the construction works of the new building for the first male team at Lezama.
Athletic Club renews its commitment to the Bizkaia Bizkaialde Foundation
The president of the Athletic Club and the deputy for Euskera and Culture and President of the Bizkaia Bizkaialde Foundation have signed in Ibaigane the collaboration agreement by which both entities renew their commitment to the sport of Bizkaia.