ERNESTO VALVERDE

  • Ander Herrera unlikely to leave Athletic Bilbao for Manchester United September 1, 2013

    Madrid: Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera is unlikely to leave before the transfer window closes on Monday despite an offer from English Premier League champions Manchester United, coach Ernesto Valverde said on Sunday. The Basque club this week rejected United's move for the 24-year-old and president Josu Urrutia made it clear...
  • Sociedad beat Getafe 20 to open Spanish league August 18, 2013

    Barcelona: Carlos Vela scored one goal and set up another on Saturday as Real Sociedad picked up where it left off last season by outclassing Getafe 20 with their exquisite flowing attack to inaugurate the Spanish league at Anoeta Stadium. The Mexico forward netted the first goal of the 201314 season...
  • Ernesto Valverde presented as Athletic Bilbao's new coach June 21, 2013

    Bilbao: Ernesto Valverde has been presented as Athletic Bilbao's coach for the coming two seasons. It will be Valverde's second time coaching Bilbao after the former player's first stint in charge of the Basque club from 200305. Valverde says he is motivated to accept the challenge of "rebuilding the team" after...
  • Valencia set sights on Champions League qualification for next season March 7, 2013

    Madrid: Cash-strapped Valencia have little time to waste wallowing in self-pity after Wednesday's Champions League elimination at Paris St Germain and must focus on qualifying for next season's edition of Europe's lucrative elite club competition. Ernesto Valverde's side made a valiant effort to overturn a 2-1 deficit from the first leg,...
  • Valencia coach Valverde hit with twomatch ban January 19, 2013

    Madrid: Valencia coach Ernesto Valverde will miss the King's Cup quarterfinal second leg against Real Madrid after being given a twomatch ban in the competition by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Friday. Valverde, who replaced Mauricio Pellegrino as coach early last month, was sent off for protesting after Real's second...
  • Valencia appoint Valverde as new coach December 3, 2012

    Madrid: Valencia have agreed to appoint Ernesto Valverde to replace Mauricio Pellegrino as their new coach until the end of the season, the Spanish club said on Monday. Pellegrino was sacked on Saturday after a 52 home defeat to Real Sociedad left the side 12th in La Liga. Valverde led Olympiakos...