Ten of the Greatest La Liga Title Races During the Last 50 Years

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Often criticised for being a three-horse race in the past decade, Spain has witnessed some of the greatest La Liga title races in the last 50 years. In fact, La Liga has witnessed more seasons with teams finishing level on points than any other league. This season, though, did not give any indication of having […] READ MORE


History Beckons for Athletic Bilbao

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April 2021 will be a historic month for Athletic Bilbao. In a span of two weeks, the Spanish club will participate in two major cup finals from the same competition: the Copa del Rey. On April 3, they will face Basque rivals Real Sociedad, while on April 17, they will play record champions Barcelona, who have […] READ MORE



Real Sociedad Have Emerged as La Liga Title Contenders

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A strong start to the season on all fronts has led to Real Sociedad emerging as title contenders. The Basque side are sitting top of La Liga after an excellent start and are progressing well in the Europa League. Manager Imanol Alguacil has put together a strong team built on solid foundations and a determined […] READ MORE


Samuel Umtiti Latest Player Tested Positive for Coronavirus

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Barcelona have confirmed that Samuel Umtiti has tested positive for Coronavirus. The Frenchman becomes the latest of a long list of cases in La Liga with several clubs announcing positive results ahead of the season. Athletic Bilbao were one of the teams to confirm six positive cases alongside Valencia’s two and several other club’s positive […] READ MORE



La Liga Predictions: Real Madrid Face Valencia in a Crucial Clash

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Welcome back to Last Word on Football’s previews and predictions for La Liga. We have reached the 29th round of matches. Real Madrid face Valencia in a crucial clash for both teams. Leaders Barcelona welcome Leganes to the Nou Camp, Sevilla travel to Levante. Elsewhere, Basque derbies dominate as Eibar face Athletic Bilbao and Alaves […] READ MORE


REPORT: Arsenal to Make Unai Núñez a Priority Signing

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Arsenal want to sign Athletic Bilbao defender Unai Núñez this summer, according to reports from La Razón Mikel Arteta regards Núñez as the ideal player to bolster his defensive options for next season. The Gunners occupy 9th position in the Premier League and have conceded 40 goals in 28 games prior to the suspension of […] READ MORE


La Liga Weekend: Post Clasico Business

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In their return to La Liga action after playing an outstanding Clasico, both Real Madrid and Barcelona had tough games. First Madrid travelled to the Wanda to take on their local rivals Atletico Madrid. But Barcelona had an even tougher test as they travelled to Bilbao and cauldron of San Mames. La Liga Weekend: Post […] READ MORE


La Liga Weekend: Big-Time Results From Big Teams

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It was a weekend of big-time results for many of La Liga’s biggest teams. Barcelona went away to Girona and got the three points, Sevilla hammered Levante for the three points, and both sides from Madrid got impressive wins as well. However, the biggest of big-time results went to the resurgent Athletic Bilbao, which is […] READ MORE