When war broke out in Spain Raimundo Pérez Lezama was forced to move to the UK, whilst there he learnt how to play football.
Bielsa brought a revolutionary new style of football to Bilbao and its side, Athletic Club. Sometimes the impact of greatness is only noticeable in hindsight. By Harry Collins.
In 2001 the world took notice as a group of plucky underdogs playing for Deportivo Alavés went on a European oddysey. By David Bevan