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The Real Sociedad goal-announcing Rocketman

Juan Iturralde lanzando un cohete en Donostia (Nacho Hernandez)
The story of the flares announcing Real Sociedad's home 'txitxarros', as told by the 'New York Times'

Racing Club “Hepta”: an Argentine Feat with Basque Blood

Foto histórica del Racing Club de Avellaneda
Just recently, we were made aware (thanks, reader in Argentina) of one of those epic stories that's full of symbolism. We don't need to explain...

The spectators of the King’s Cup will have a story to...

Final de la Copa 2020  Real-Athletic
Sid Lowe ¡s an old friend to the blog.  He writes about soccer in several English media outlets, and even so, we've included him...

A Catalan takes a look at the ‘soul’ of Athletic, from...

Urban Pitch. artículo sobre el Athletic
Urban Pitch is a US-based website that is looking to cover urban soccer culture and its connections to fashion, art, music, and everything that...

La Real vs. Becerril on Copa: after 8 goals, they invite...

Partido de Copa entre el  Becerril y la  Real Sociedad
We find ourselves once again getting to talk "around" soccer, rather than "about" it. La Copa, a championship known as the "KO Tournament", is where...

The ‘Financial Times’ dedicates an extraordinary article to Athletic and their...

Athletic’s Iñaki Williams in action against Espanyol last month. ‘We are doing everything right and that is something that other clubs can’t buy,’ says the star striker © Daniel Castro Garcia
Our regular readers will know that we don't normally talk about sports, especially soccer, unless the articles highlight other aspects that go beyond the...

Who is Basque? Who can play for Athletic?

Bibiane Schulze Solano una vasca nacida en Alemania que quiere jugar en el Athletic
This article was translated by John R. Bopp As you may have noticed, soccer is not one of our favorite subjects.  Normally, we only bring it...

Brazilian soccer historian, grandson of one of the founders of Athletic...

El historiador John Mills en SPAC Biblioteca en Sao Paulo Rafael Valente / ESPN.com.br
This article was translated by John R. Bopp We found this story, penned by Rafael Valente, on the ESPN Brazil website.  It's the sad news of the passing...

Iñaki Williams explains the obvious: “I’m Basque”

This article was translated by John R. Bopp The Fox Sport Italia website has just shown a clip from the documentary “Six Dreams”, produced by Amazon...

The Basque exile who made Caracas the world capital of soccer

El vasco Damian Gaubeka con Alfredo Di Stéfano, en Caracas
This article was translated by John R. Bopp The stories we hear about Basques around the world never cease to amaze us.  Just when we’d thought...