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17 years since the first Athletic women’s match at San Mamés

On March 30, 2003, the lionesses played for the first time at The Cathedral, winning against Puebla by 5 goals to 1 and putting on track their first league tit

17 years since the first Athletic women’s match at San Mamés
17 years since the first Athletic women’s match at San Mamés
Mar 30, 2020

17 years ago today, on 30 March, Athletic Club Women played its first official match at San Mamés. On the 20th matchday of the 2002-03 season, the lionesses played at The cathedral for the first time, beating CF Puebla of Extremadura by five goals to one in front of no less than 23.000 spectators, and putting on track what would be their first Superliga title.

Two matchdays later, Athletic also played the last match of the season at The Cathedral against CD Hispalis (5-0), breaking the record of attendance to a women’s match (35.000 spectators) and celebrating their first league championship.

The lionesses have played a total of sixteen matches at San Mamés, including the European record for attendance at a women’s football match, with 48.121 spectators at a Copa match against Atlético Madrid last season:

  1. Athletic Club 5 – 1 CF Puebla (League) – 23.000 spectators –  03/30/2003.
  2. Athletic Club 5 – 0 Híspalis (League) – 35.000 spectators – 04/27/2003.
  3. Athletic Club 1 – 8 FFC Frankfurt (Champions) 10.000 spectators – 08/25/2003.
  4. Athletic Club 0 – 2 Torrejón (League)  20.000 spectators – 05/16/2004.
  5. Athletic Club 6 – 1 Sabadell (League) 10.000 spectators – 04/10/2005.
  6. Athletic Club 0 – 2 Levante UD (Cup) 7.000 spectators – 05/15/2005.
  7. Athletic Club 5 – 1 Atlético de Madrid (League) 18.000 spectators – 04/22/2007.
  8. Athletic Club 0 – 0 Torrejón (League) 25.000 spectators – 05/06/2007.
  9. Athletic Club 0 – 2 FC Barcelona (Cup) 30.000 spectators – 05/23/2010.
  10. Athletic Club 1 – 0 Arsenal Ladies (Friendly) 9.000 spectators – 01/05/2013.
  11. Athletic Club 1 – 2 FC Barcelona (League) – 26.000 spectators – 05/05/2013.
  12. Athletic Club 2 – 1 Fortuna Hjorring (Champions) – 9.000 spectators – 10/05/2016.
  13. Athletic Club 0 – 2 Atlético de Madrid (Copa) – 48.121 spectators – 01/30/2019.
  14. Athletic Club 2 – 0 Levante UD (League) – 24.986 spectators – 03/31/2019.
  15. Athletic Club 0 – 3 FC Barcelona (League) – 32.068 spectators – 01/05/2020.
  16. Athletic Club 1 – 0 CD Tacón (Cup) – 10.991 spectators – 02/26/2020.

 

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