San Mames Barria
|Construction||05.2010 - 07.2014|
|Cost||211 mln €|
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Bilbao: Extended San Mamés roof coming in autumn
Steel cables have been set on what used to be the field. By late July grass will be ready to welcome Athletic players, but the new roof won’t increase protection of supporters until autumn.
Singapore: San Mamés distinguished at WAF
The new home of Athletic Club in Bilbao was selected as the best piece of sports architecture in the passing year. The Basque stadium joins recognized venues from around the world.
Bilbao: Legendary arch mounted at training stadium
Athletic managed to install their old roof arch along their primary training field. This is where fans will now gather and the structure will have a second life.
Stadium of the Year Public Vote: 2. San Mamés
Highly-regarded no matter the geographic location of our voters, the new football icon of Bilbao reached the runner-up position in Stadium of the Year.
Euro 2020: UEFA’s safe choice of hosts
There’s hardly any surprise in the list of 13 host cities. Sure, Saint Petersburg is included despite Russia’s aggression. Sure, Stockholm is out and Baku has quarterfinals, but that wasn’t hard to predict.
Euro 2020: All 19 bids evaluated by UEFA
It seems Wembley may prepare the champagne for next Friday. Russia and Israel are in a disturbing political situation, while Macedonia, Bulgaria and Belarus are the underdogs unlikely to get a piece of Euro 2020.
Bilbao: Construction of San Mames Barria almost over
Only two weeks remain until we see the most modern stadium in Spain delivered. One year after most of the stands were ready, now the arena is almost complete.
Euro 2020: Complete list of 19 bidding stadiums
Despite over 30 countries expressing interest initially, the final bidding list is short and will see only 6 bids rejected. Which will it be? Here are all stadiums submitted as candidates.
EU: European Commission scanning state aid in stadium construction and operation
The Commission is running a Europe-wide investigation into public aid regarding sports infrastructure. After clearing financial schemes in France, Belgium and Hungary, more countries are now seeing their projects examined.
Bilbao: Athletic’s stadium deal under investigation
The European Comission is investigating whether the new San Mames stadium wasn’t built with illegal public support. Should that be confirmed, the beneficiary may be forced to return the received funds. Report by The Independent.
Euro 2020: All you need to know about interested countries
Or, in other words, all we were able to find digging a lot deeper than just the brief info released by UEFA. It took us a while, but this is – according to our knowledge – the most comprehensive analysis of Euro 2020 potential bids.
New stadium: San Mamés Barria
Although one stand is still missing, the stadium was opened yesterday with its first ever Primera División encounter against Celta Vigo. Athletic lost two goals, but made it up to the fans by scoring three.
Bilbao: Famous arch removed from San Mamés
After over 60 years of decorating Bilbao's skyline, the arch over main stand of Athletic's stadium was demounted yesterday. It will now be dismantled and transferred outside the city.
Bilbao: Final farewell to San Mamés today
Prestigious friendly game between Athletic Bilbao and Basque Country national team will mark the end of nearly a century of football at San Mamés tonight. The slogan “Agur San Mames” has been around for a while, though.
Bilbao: Sad farewell to San Mamés
Sunday's last official game at the century-old stadium ended with a 1:0 win of Levante, giving a bitter taste to the farewell fans bid to their beloved 'Cathedral'. 2013/14 season will be played at the new arena.
Bilbao: Time to say goodbye to San Mamés, new one's rising
Monumental structure has already reached its peak with steel roof supports in place. Meanwhile on the terraces seats started appearing. Which leads us to the bad news – demolition of the cult “Cathedral” will start this summer.