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Athletic Club

Athletic Club
Athletic players and fans celebrate after the team reached their 35th Copa del Rey final in 2009 ©AFP

Athletic Club

Athletic Club
Formed: 1898
Nickname: Los Leones (The Lions)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League: (1977), (2012)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 8 (1984)
Spanish Cup: 23 (1984)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup unless indicated otherwise)
2015/16: quarter-finals
2014/15:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2013/14:
did not take part in UEFA club competition
2012/13:
group stage
2011/12:
runners-up
2010/11: did not take part in UEFA club competition
2009/10: round of 32
2008/09: did not take part in UEFA club competition
2007/08: did not take part in UEFA club competition
2006/07: did not take part in UEFA club competition

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
6-0: Athletic v HJK Helsinki
23/08/12, UEFA Europa League play-off first leg

• Biggest away win
1-7: R. Standard de Liège v Athletic
16/12/04, UEFA Cup group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3:
Athletic v SV Werder Bremen
16/12/09, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Juventus v Athletic
26/10/88, UEFA Cup second round first leg
4-0: RSC Anderlecht v Athletic
25/02/10, UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup
• Biggest home win
6-0: Athletic v HJK Helsinki (see above)

• Biggest away win
1-7: R. Standard de Liège v Athletic (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Athletic v SV Werder Bremen (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Juventus v Athletic (see above)
4-0: RSC Anderlecht v Athletic (see above)

Last updated: 07/07/16 10.17CET

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Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    16/12/2004, Standard Liège 1-7 Athletic, Liege
  • Biggest defeat:
    26/10/1988, Juventus 5-1 Athletic, Turin
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  5
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  17
  • Appearances in UEFA Intertoto Cup:  1
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 55
    Markel Susaeta (  ESP)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 16
    Fernando Llorente (  ESP)
    Aritz Aduriz (  ESP)