2011–12 Athletic Bilbao season

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Athletic Bilbao
2011–12 season
President Josu Urrutia
Manager Marcelo Bielsa
Stadium San Mamés Stadium
La Liga 10th
Copa del Rey Runners-up
UEFA Europa League Runners-up
Top goalscorer League: Fernando Llorente (17)
All: Fernando Llorente (29)

The 2011–12 season will be the 111th season in Athletic Bilbao's history and their 81st consecutive season in La Liga, the top division of Spanish football. It covers a period from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

Athletic Bilbao will compete for their ninth La Liga title and will participate in the UEFA Europa League, entering in the play-off round due to their 6th place finish in the 2010–11 La Liga. They will also enter the Copa del Rey in the Round of 32.

Players[edit]

Squad information[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK  ESP Iraizoz, GorkaGorka Iraizoz 33 EU 2007 150 0 2015 € 4.6M Originally from Youth system
2 FW  ESP Toquero, GaizkaGaizka Toquero 29 EU 2008 103 20 2012 Free
3 LB  ESP Koikili, Koikili 33 EU 2007 98 2 2012 Free
5 CB  VEN Amorebieta, FernandoFernando Amorebieta 29 EU 2005 187 1 2013 Youth system Second nationality: Spain
6 CB  ESP San José, MikelMikel San José 25 EU 2010 64 5 2015 € 2.5M Originally from Youth system
7 MF  ESP López, DavidDavid López 31 EU 2007 125 14 2013 € 6M
8 DM  ESP Iturraspe, AnderAnder Iturraspe 25 EU 2008 42 0 2012 Youth system
9 ST  ESP Llorente, FernandoFernando Llorente 29 EU 2004 244 84 2013 Youth system
10 FW  ESP de Marcos, ÓscarÓscar de Marcos 25 EU 2009 44 3 2013 € 0.35M
11 LM  ESP Gabilondo, IgorIgor Gabilondo 35 EU 2006 154 21 2012 Free
13 GK  ESP Raúl, Raúl 26 EU 2010 1 0 2012 Youth system
14 RW  ESP Susaeta, MarkelMarkel Susaeta 26 EU 2007 151 12 2013 Youth system
15 RB  ESP Iraola, AndoniAndoni Iraola 31 EU 2003 334 34 2014 Youth system
18 DM  ESP Gurpegui, CarlosCarlos Gurpegui 33 EU 2001 256 17 2014 Youth system
19 LW  ESP Muniain, IkerIker Muniain 21 EU 2009 73 11 2015 Youth system
20 CB  ESP Ocio, AitorAitor Ocio 37 EU 2007 119 2 2012 € 3.5M
21 MF  ESP Herrera, AnderAnder Herrera 24 EU 2011 0 0 2016 € 7.5M
22 LB  ESP Castillo, XabierXabier Castillo 28 EU 2009 45 0 2013 € 1M Originally from Youth system
23 CB  ESP Ekiza, BorjaBorja Ekiza 26 EU 2010 21 0 2013 Youth system
24 CM  ESP Martínez, JaviJavi Martínez 25 EU 2006 197 23 2016 € 6M
26 AM  ESP Martínez, IgorIgor Martínez 24 EU 2010 10 0 2013 € 0.2M
28 FW  ESP Ibai, Ibai 25 EU 2010 3 0 € 0.2M (estimate)
29 DF  ESP Aurtenetxe, JonJon Aurtenetxe 22 EU 2010 13 0 2014 Youth system
  • Last updated: 6 July 2011
  • Source: Athletic-Club.net, Players transfer, Wikipedia players' articles (for player numbers, appearances, and goals)
  • Ordered by squad number.

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
RB  ESP Zubiaurre, IbanIban Zubiaurre 28 EU Albacete Loan return Summer 2014 N/A
FW  ESP Vélez, IonIon Vélez 26 EU Numancia Loan return Summer 2012 N/A
MF  ESP Herrera, AnderAnder Herrera 21 EU Zaragoza Transfer Summer 2016 Unknown Marca.com
MF  ESP Pérez, IñigoIñigo Pérez 23 EU Huesca Loan return Summer 2012 N/A

Total expenditure: Decrease €0 million

Out[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source

Total income: Increase €0 million

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head coach Marcelo Bielsa
2nd coach Luciano Martín
Physical coaches Javier Reyes, Bernardo Requena, Xabier Clemente
Goalkeepers coach Luis Llopis
Representative Iñaki Morán
Medical services Joxean Lekue, Paco Angulo
Physiotherapists Juan Manuel Ipiña, Alfonso Ruiz, Álvaro Campa, Beñat Azula
Chiropractor Kepa Galardi
Material managers José Antonio Narváez, Txetxu Gallego

La Liga[edit]

Main article: 2011–12 La Liga

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
Head-to-head
1 Real Madrid (C) 38 32 4 2 121 32 +89 100 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Barcelona 38 28 7 3 114 29 +85 91
3 Valencia 38 17 10 11 59 44 +15 61
4 Málaga 38 17 7 14 54 53 +1 58 2012–13 UEFA Champions League play-off round
5 Atlético Madrid 38 15 11 12 53 46 +7 56 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Group stage 1
6 Levante 38 16 7 15 54 50 +4 55 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round 2
7 Osasuna 38 13 15 10 44 61 −17 54
8 Mallorca 38 14 10 14 42 46 −4 52
9 Sevilla 38 13 11 14 48 47 +1 50
10 Athletic Bilbao 38 12 13 13 49 52 −3 49 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round 2
11 Getafe 38 12 11 15 40 51 −11 47 GET: 8 pts
RSO: 5 pts
BET: 2 pts
12 Real Sociedad 38 12 11 15 46 52 −6 47
13 Betis 38 13 8 17 47 56 −9 47
14 Espanyol 38 12 10 16 46 56 −10 46
15 Rayo Vallecano 38 13 4 21 53 73 −20 43 RVA 0–0 ZAR
ZAR 1–2 RVA
16 Zaragoza 38 12 7 19 36 61 −25 43
17 Granada 38 12 6 20 35 56 −21 42
18 Villarreal (R) 38 9 14 15 39 53 −14 41 Relegation to Segunda División
19 Sporting de Gijón (R) 38 10 7 21 42 69 −27 37
20 Racing Santander (R) 38 4 15 19 28 63 −35 27

Source: ESPN
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th goal difference; 6th number of goals scored; 7th Fair-play points.
1Atlético Madrid won the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League and thus secured the title holder spot in the group stage of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League.
2Athletic Bilbao qualified for the third qualifying round of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League as runners-up of the 2011–12 Copa del Rey to Barcelona, who have qualified for the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League. Consequently, Levante entered the play-off round.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 13 13 12 50 49 +1 52 8 7 3 29 18 +11 5 6 9 21 31 −10

Last updated: 13 May 2012.
Source: Competitive matches

Results by round[edit]

Round 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 20 37 38
Ground H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H H A H A A H A H A H A H A H A H A H A A H H A
Result D L L L D W W D W D D W L D D W D W L W D L W D W L L L D L W D W W L L D L
Position 8 14 16 18 19 16 11 11 8 9 9 7 8 9 9 9 9 5 7 6 6 9 5 5 5 7 8 9 11 11 11 8 7 6 7 8 9 10

Last updated: 13 May 2012.
Source: La Liga
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Postponed

Copa del Rey[edit]

Round of 32[edit]

Round of 16[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

UEFA Europa League[edit]

Play-off round[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group F
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Spain Athletic Bilbao 6 4 1 1 11 8 +3 13
Austria Red Bull Salzburg 6 3 1 2 11 8 +3 10
France Paris Saint-Germain 6 3 1 2 8 7 +1 10
Slovakia Slovan Bratislava 6 0 1 5 4 11 −7 1

Knockout phase[edit]

Round of 32[edit]

Round of 16[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

External links[edit]