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5 November 2014
First goal killed Athletic, acknowledges Valverde
Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde has admitted that he gave up hope as soon as his side fell behind in Wednesday's 2-0 defeat by Porto.
4 November 2014
Valverde calls for improved Bilbao display
Ernesto Valverde knows that Athletic Bilbao must raise their game against Porto to keep their UEFA Champions League campaign alive.
22 October 2014
Bilbao boss Valverde remaining positive
Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde was pleased with his beleaguered side, despite leaving Portugal empty-handed on Tuesday.
19 October 2014
Valverde: Bilbao deserved more from Celta draw
Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde felt his struggling team deserved more from their clash at home to Celta de Vigo on Saturday.
5 October 2014
Boss Valverde calls for focus at Athletic Bilbao
Ernesto Valverde has called on Athletic Bilbao's players to use the international break to refocus after their 5-0 defeat to Real Madrid.
21 September 2014
Valverde: Champions League is not an excuse
Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde refused to use the UEFA Champions League as an excuse for Saturday's 1-0 La Liga loss to Granada.
17 September 2014
Valverde still seeking Herrera solution
Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde admits he is still searching for the best formula to replace midfielder Ander Herrera.
La Liga Loca
28 August 2014
Athletic’s miracle model finally comes good as Champions League awaits
reports on a brilliant night for the Basque Country, as Athletic Bilbao qualify for Europe's elite competition in their first official game at the shiny new San Mamés...
27 August 2014
Valverde hails 'historic day' for Bilbao
Ernesto Valverde described it as a "historic day" as Athletic Bilbao defeated Napoli to qualify for the UEFA Champions League group stages.
24 August 2014
Valverde bemused by Iraizoz's disallowed goal
Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde was clearly confused about why his team were denied an equaliser against Malaga on Saturday.