For more than a quarter of a century, a former striker from Lancashire has been enthralling Spanish TV audiences with his wit, knowledge and comical Spanish accent.
Tag: Spanish Football
Amadeo Labarta Rey: The man who lived inside Atotxa
Amadeo Labarta was a central figure behind the scenes at Real Sociedad for almost 40 years. This is the extraordinary story of the man who literally lived inside a football stadium.
Raimundo Lezama: Child of War
When war broke out in Spain Raimundo Pérez Lezama was forced to move to the UK, whilst there he learnt how to play football.
The Brief but Intense Story of Bielsa in Bilbao
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.
Xabi Prieto: Kapitaina
From playing on the beaches of his hometown to captaining the club itself, Xabi Prieto has been a loyal and dedicated servant to Real Sociedad and San Sebastián.
Javier Clemente and The Last of the Champions
The rise and fall and rise and fall again of Javier Clemente at Athletic Club de Bilbao.
When Alavés took on Europe – and nearly won
In 2001 the world took notice as a group of plucky underdogs playing for Deportivo Alavés went on a European oddysey. By David Bevan
Julen Guerrero: The Lion King
The blonde bombshell from Portugalete lit up La Liga during the 90’s becoming an icon and talisman for his club.
SD Eibar: The Club that Moves Mountains
It was hard work getting Eibar into La Liga. They’re now fully settled and have set their sights on Europe. The club that continues to astound.
Lezama: The Cornerstone of a Philosophy
For years Athletic have lead the world in terms of player development. The Lezama training complex is a vital part of this process, and the club’s existence.