The Spanish Football Clash of the Titans Takes Place on 25 May 2012!
Football fans around Spain and indeed the world will be glued to their screens come 25 May 2012. It's the final of the Copa del Rey championship tournament and two of the finest teams in the country will be locking horns to prove their mettle. 888sport – the U.K.'s leading online bookmaker – will be there for punters every step of the way. Top betting odds, and poets on the paper a full history of Athletic Club (athletic Bilbao) and Barcelona will be available online. As the leading Internet bookmaker, 888sport already has the finest betting odds for both teams in this prestigious affair. Players can also enjoy a wide range of free bets, top bonuses and promotions (such as the 88th minute special) as well as live in-play betting.
Highlights of Athletic Club – Athletic Bilbao
This prestigious football club is based in Bilbao, Basque in Spain. The team has won La Liga 8 times previously. This football club also sports a women's team which incidentally has already won 4 championships in the Spanish Superliga. Athletic Bilbao boasts a rich history of terrific football action, replete with top standings throughout multiple Spanish and European divisions. Athletic remains one of only 4 pro football clubs in Spain, alongside Real Madrid, Osasuna and Barcelona, that is not a sports corporation.
Highlights of Barcelona FC
Barcelona or Barça as it is known ranks as one of the leading football clubs in all of Spain. It was founded in 1899 and rapidly ascended the ranks of the top Spanish football clubs. Rivalry is greatest between Real Madrid and Barcelona, but the winner-takes-all match between Athletic Club and Barcelona is going to be a hotly contested affair in May 2012. Incidentally, real Madrid has an annual turnover of €400 million, making it one of the most valuable football teams on the planet.
History, Schedule and Fixtures Leading to the May 25th Clash
Sports enthusiasts hoping to predict the outcome between these two teams will find plenty of comfort at 888sport. The latest betting odds from this Internet bookmaker place the teams at the following odds:
• Athletic Bilbao versus Barcelona at odds of 15:2 (home), 7:2 (draw) and 4:11 (away)
Football experts and commentators agree that the best way to anticipate results is through the betting odds and predictions of the leading UK bookmaker sites. 888sport is ramping up the action ahead of this titanic football encounter with a generous £50 in free bets available to punters. Other promotions available at 888sport include: up to £5 no lose bet, a £5 free bet on your first mobile deposit, the 88th minute special – score a late winner, and the 888 Guru Promotion. Players can enjoy a detailed transactions history, and all the results will be readily available as soon as the matches have ended and the points have been tallied.