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August 1979, Basque Country-Ireland: a match that will not soon be...

José Angel Iribar, Sánchez Arminio and Johnny Fulham. Image by Carlos Extabe
  This article was translated by John R. Bopp This month is the 38th anniversary of that historic match.  It was on August 16, 1979 that the...

The solidarity of SD Eibar: the ticket revenues from a match...

La SD Eibar dona la taquilla de un partido de Liga para ayudar a los damnificados de las inundaciones en Perú
    This article was translated by John R. Bopp This isn’t the first time, and we’re sure it won’t be the last, that we’re talking about SD...

Le Figaro: “to play in Athletic, all you need is a...

Iñaki William, un jugador vasco, en un equipo vasco
  This article was translated by John R. Bopp Our regular readers will know that we don’t usually talk about soccer.  There are four reasons why: We...

This Friday, the Basque National team is playing–and it’s a lot...

Selección Vasca en la URSS (1938)
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Today, making the most of the fact that the traditional Christmas game of the Basque National team, the...

The only Basque soccer team in the Spanish Premier League with...

Imagen de aficionados vascos
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Journalist Ian Hawkey has published an interesting article in the Irish daily The National in which he states...

The Times of India summarizes the “Athletic model” for its readers

Athletic Bilbao’s Raúl García (22) after his team scored in a 5-1 victory over Partizan Belgrade. All of Athletic’s players have Basque ties. Credit Alvaro Barrientos/Associated Press
This article was translated by John R. Bopp In these six years that we’ve been doing this blog, we’ve made many references to information we’ve collected...

Real Sociedad is news around the world (and not because of...

El otro protagonista de esta historia solidaria de la Real Sociedad
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Our readers will know that we don’t talk about Basque sports news when it comes to who’s traded...

“Euzkadi: La Nazionale della Libertà”, a book in Italy on the...

"Euzkadi. La Nazionale della libertà" un libro italiano sobre selección de Euzkadi de fútbol
This article was translated by John R. Bopp The Italian website Opinione Pubblica has published an article by Marco Bagozzi introducing us to the book “Euzkadi:...

From India: the Basque economy, San Mamés Stadium, the London Olympic...

Una representación del Estadio Olimpico de Londres utilizado por el West Ham
This article was translated by John R. Bopp The New Indian Express is a newspaper published in India in English.  Today, this newspaper has £surprised us...

From Italy: “Poetic Justice”. Eibar remains in the “First Division”

El Eibar en Primera
This article was tranlated by Iustrans   Marco Madeddu has written a beautiful article on the Italian football website called Calcioesteronews about the difficulties that this...