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Athletic Bilbao
Full name Athletic Club
Founded 1898
Ground San Mamés Stadium,
Bilbao, Spain
Ground Capacity 39,750
Chairman Fernando García Macua
Manager Joaquín Caparrós
League La Liga
2012/13 La Liga, 12th
Athletic Club 1903
The syuad with the Copa del Rey 1903

Athletic Club, most often known in English as Athletic Bilbao, is a football club which plays in Spain.

The club formed from a merger of two football clubs ; Bilbao F.C. and Athletic Club in 1903.

Honours

National tournaments

Winners (8): 1929–30, 1930–31, 1933–34, 1935–36, 1942–43, 1955–56, 1982–83, 1983–84.
Runners-up (7): 1931–32, 1932–33, 1940–41, 1946–47, 1951–52, 1969–70, 1997–98.
Winners (23): 1903, 1904, 1910, 1911, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1921, 1923, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1943, 1944, 1944–45, 1949–50, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1969, 1972–73, 1983–84.
Runners-up (13): 1905, 1906, 1913, 1920, 1942, 1948–49, 1952–53, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1976–77, 1984–85, 2008–09, 2011–12.
Winners (1): 1984*.
(* Won Copa del Rey and La Liga)
Runners-up (2): 1983, 2009.
  • Copa Eva Duarte
Winners (1): 1950.
Runners-up (1): 1945

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 La Liga 12th
2001/02 La Liga 8th
2002/03 La Liga 7th
2003/04 La Liga 5th
2004/05 La Liga 9th
2005/06 La Liga 12th
2006/07 La Liga 17th
2007/08 La Liga 11th
2008/09 La Liga 13th

Former position


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