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  Worldcup 1998 : Medias, Europe.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta, whose fourth World Cup appearance was recently in doubt, returned to the field Saturday after a month-long absence with muscle problems.
Zubizarreta played Saturday for his Spanish club Valencia in a domestic league game against Sporting de Gijon.
Zubizarreta boasts a record of 123 games with Spain and more than 600 league appearances with Spanish first division clubs.
www.worldcup.fr /uk/medias/europ/9mai98.html   (173 words)

 ABC News - Feature - World Cup 98
It was hard to believe this was the same Nigerian side that was said to have been devastated earlier in the week at the death of President Sani Abacha and whose coach was one defeat away from being sacked.
The equaliser, though, was the result of a horrendous error by veteran Zubizarreta, the 36-year-old playing in his 124th international.
Zubizarreta had come off his line to cut the cross out only to see the ball come behind him.
www.abc.net.au /news/features/wc98/match08.htm   (885 words)

 Valdés close to record books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After letting in a goal in the 53rd minute of the match against Atlético Madrid in the 14th game of the season, Reina did not let in another until the 67th minute of the 23rd match when Espanyol won 1-0 at Camp Nou.
Zubizarreta came closest to reaching him when he kept the ball out for 622 minutes in the 1986-87 season.
He is well aware that as well as helping the team win the league championship, he is in line to pick up the Zamora trophy, an honour that has not been won by a Barca keeper since Andoni Zubizarreta was awarded it back in 1986-87.
www.fcbarcelona.com /eng/noticias/noticias/n05032111.shtml   (396 words)

 WorldCupSoccer.com::WORLD CUP KOREA-JAPAN 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born in Vitoria, Andoni Zubizarreta, belongs to an exclusive list of players who have appeared in four World Cups.
Zubizarreta’s greatest asset as a goalkeeper was his positioning.
Despite this, Zubizarreta could look back at a very successful career having won many honours including, six Spanish league championships, three Spanish Cup titles, a European Cup Winners’ Cup title and a European Champions Cup title.
www.worldcupsoccer.com /leg69.htm   (314 words)

 Spain Leaves France a Disappointment
The shattered expression of veteran goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta, and the tears of midfielder Fernando Hierro, caught the agony of a proud nation that has never managed to match the countless victories of its mythical Real Madrid and Barcelona clubs in the supreme test of the World Cup.
In this midst of the drama, Zubizarreta stood out as a deeply touching figure.
In all likelihood -- and he knew it -- this was Zubizarreta's last World Cup.
www.nytimes.com /specials/worldcup/98/articles/062598soc-wc-bgr-esp-game.html   (761 words)

 uefa.com - Football Europe - News & Features - News Specific   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Andoni Zubizarreta has left his post with Athletic (©AFP/Getty Images)
Athletic Club Bilbao sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has parted company with the Spanish club after three years in the role.
Athletic have decided they need a change of tack, with Zubizarreta, who won two league titles with the Basque side in the early 1980s, stepping down.
www.uefa.com /footballeurope/news/Kind=2/newsId=256483.html   (427 words)

 Valencia CF - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1992, Valencia CF officially became a Sporting Limited Company and retained Hiddink as their coach until 1993.
Carlos Alberto Parreira, fresh from his success in the World Cup 1994 with Brazil, took the hotseat at the Mestalla in 1994 and immediately signed the Spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta and the Russian forward Oleg Salenko but failed to produce results expected of him and was replaced by new coach José Manuel Rielo.
Héctor Cúper replaced Ranieri after the King's Cup success and immediately introduced a new brand of attacking football in the team, culminating in Valencia's first Champions League final in the 1999/2000 season although they ended up 3-0 losers in Paris against rivals Real Madrid CF.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Valencia_CF   (1187 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | World cup countdown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
VETERAN Spanish international goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta has confirmed the rumour that he will retire from Spanish soccer after this year's world cup in France.
Zubizarreta who travels to France with the Spanish squad for his fourth world cup appearance has already played 123 matches for the national team, and 152 matches for Valencia over the last four years.
Valencia coach Claudio Ranieri said Saturday that Zubizarreta was "the greatest" keeper he had worked with and a "leader in the dressing room."
weekly.ahram.org.eg /1998/378/sp5.htm   (487 words)

 rediff.com: sports channel - Former Barcelona keeper dies in car crash
Urruti was capped five times for Spain and won the Zamora trophy, awarded to the keeper who concedes fewest goals in a season, in 1984.
He retired from professional football in 1988, shortly after the arrival of another Basque keeper, Andoni Zubizarreta, at the Catalan club.
Urruti lived in the Barcelona area and was still involved in coaching goalkeepers in the club's youth teams.
www.rediff.com /sports/2001/may/24soccer.htm   (269 words)

 Worldcup 1998 : Friendly Game - Spain 4 / Sweden 0 , March 25, 1998.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With Spain totally outclassing their opponents before some 25,000 spectators, Raul made it 3-0 in the 30th minute when finding himself unmarked at 12 yards (meters) he fired the ball past Svensson.
Second-half midfield substitute Imanol Exteberria hit home the fourth, 25 minutes into the second half when he took down a bouncing ball on the edge of the six-yard (meter) area and lobbed it into the top left-hand corner of the goal.
Andoni Zubizarreta, Albert Ferrer, Fernando Hierro (Santi Denia m.
www.worldcup.fr /uk/program/amicaux/Esp-Sue25mars.html   (330 words)

 My Football Forum - Your World Cup Forum - Etóo and Iniesta one short of full season   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Zubizarreta was the last to complete full term
The last Barcelona player to complete a full season of 38 matches was Andoni Zubizarreta in the 1992-93 campaign.
During the 1986-87 season when there were play-offs, Zubizarreta played in 44 matches.
www.myfootballforum.com /printthread.php?t=17916   (444 words)

 Zubizarreta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After the Champions League final in Athens against AC Milan, where Barça lost 4-0, Johan Cruyff decided that he wanted to renew his team.
At that time Zubizarreta was told that he was in the plans of Cruyff in the seasons to come too and that his future at the club was safe.
But in the bus on the team´s way to the airport in Athens, he was suddenly told by Johann Cruyff and Josep Núnez, that he was no longer wanted and was to be placed on the transfer list.
hjem.get2net.dk /Barcelona/zubizarreta.html   (162 words)

 Zubizarreta hangs his boots
Spain coach Javier Clemente paid a warm tribute to Zubizarreta, who won his 126th cap in last evening's match, almost 14 years on from his debut.After the match Clemente said, ``I want to bid a special farewell to the greatest goalkeeper in the world.
It was Clemente who brought the fellow Basque to Athletic Bilbao in 1982, where he made his league debut, before moving on to Barcelona and Valencia.
Zubizarreta, who has made a record 600 appearances in the Spanish Liga, modelled himself on Northern Ireland legend Pat Jennings and his devotion to the Spanish cause won his Clemente's loyalty despite his Nigerian nightmare.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19980626/17750524.html   (222 words)

 Andoni Zubizarreta: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The updated page can be found at: andoni zubizarreta
Andoni Zubizarreta Urreta (born October 23, 1961 in Vitoria (Vitoria: vitoria (population: 224,965 (2004 est), is the capital city of the province of álava...
His 622 Liga (Liga: more facts about this subject) matches is the all-time record.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/andoni_zubizarreta   (68 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet Europe: News - Zubizarreta returns to Athletic Bilbao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
BILBAO, Spain, June 22 (Reuters) - Athletic Bilbao presented former player Andoni Zubizarreta as the club's sporting director on Friday.
'I am proud to be returning to the club that I hold so close to my heart,' Zubizarreta told reporters at a news conference in Bilbao.
Zubizarreta, born in the Basque capital of Vitoria, notched up a record 622 league appearances and 126 international caps before he retired in 1998.
www.soccernet.com /europe/news/2001/0622/20010622spazubizarreta.html   (183 words)

 Andoni Zubizarreta Urreta - Matches in European Cups
Andoni Zubizarreta Urreta - Matches in European Cups
Andoni Zubizarreta played 14 matches for Athletic Bilbao, 64 matches for FC Barcelona and 6 matches for Valencia CF.
You are free to copy this document in whole or part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the author.
www.rsssf.com /players/zubizarreta-in-ec.html   (188 words)

 CNN/SI - World Cup France '98 - Spain on brink of elimination after draw with Paraguay - Friday June 19, 1998 05:56 PM
The shot was confidently held by goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta who was fortunate to stay on the team after his blunder gifted Nigeria it second goal.
After Zubizarreta had punched away a powerfully-struck 25-yard shot from Benitez, Paraguay won a free kick 30 yards out and goalkeeper Chilavert, who has scored three times for his country, moved up to take a shot at goal.
Spain: Andoni Zubizarreta; Rafael Alkorta, Abelardo Fernandez (Alberto Celades, 56th), Sergi Barjuan, Carlos Aguilera; Raul Gonzalez (Kiko Narvaez 66th), Fernando Hierro Guillermo Amor, Luis Enrique Martinez, Joseba Exteberria; Juan Pizzi (Francisco Morientes, 53rd).
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/world/events/1998/worldcup/news/1998/06/19/spain_first   (709 words)

 Real Madrid F.C. FanClub - News - Raul to equal Hierro's Spanish appearance record
The 28-year-old striker will win his 89th cap for Spain in the Group Seven match in Brussels to match the record set by his former Real Madrid team mate who retired from international football after the 2002 World Cup.
Goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta is the most capped Spanish player with 126 appearances between 1985 and 1998.
Raul, who recently set a new European Cup scoring record when he scored his 50th goal in a Champions League match against Olympiakos Piraeus, is also Spain's all-time leading scorer with 42 goals.
www.realmadrid.dk /news/article?newsid=7243   (274 words)

 Telegraph | Sport | Milan's Italian master-class
The centre eluded the Barcelona goalkeeper and with Ronald Koeman stranded in no-man's land, Daniele Massaro found himself unmarked on the far post to steer the ball home from close range with a deft left-foot shot.
The Milan striker met the ball beautifully with his left foot and though Zubizarreta got a hand to the shot there was no way he could stop it.
After beating Ferrer on the right the Serb ran to the corner of the Barcelona penalty area and, spotting Zubizarreta slightly off his line, sent a delicate left-foot lob over the bemused and embarrassed goalkeeper.
www.telegraph.co.uk /sport/main.jhtml?xml=/sport/1994/05/19/sfgmil19.xml   (415 words)

 uefa.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Clubs: Arechavaleta Juvenil de Vitória, CD Alavés, Athletic Club Bilbao, FC Barcelona, Valencia CF Successive Spain coaches made Zubizarreta their first-choice goalkeeper in the 1986, 1990, 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cups, and the UEFA European Championships in 1988 and 1996.
In 1996 Zubizarreta cost Barcelona what was then a world record fee for a goalkeeper, €1.7m.
He won two league titles and one cup at Athletic, and went on to enjoy even greater success with Barcelona, adding four leagues and two cups to victories in the European Champion Clubs' Cup, European Cup Winners' Cup and UEFA Super Cup.
www.uefa.com /uefa/history/OnThisDay/index,newsid=227271.html   (358 words)

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Spain: Zubizarreta, Tomás (Señor 46'), Camacho [c], Víctor Muñoz, Julio Alberto, Ricardo Gallego, Chendo, Calderé, Julio Salinas (Eloy 63'), Míchel, Butragueño.
Spain: Zubizarreta, Tomás, Ricardo Gallego, Andoni Goicoechea, Camacho, Míchel, Francisco (Señor 74'), Víctor Muñoz, Gordillo (Julio Alberto 74'), Butragueño, Julio Salinas (Pedro Uralde 79').
Spain: Zubizarreta, Chendo, Juan Carlos Arteche, Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, Camacho, Míchel, Víctor Muñoz, Joaquín Alonso, Señor (Eloy 46'), Butragueño, Rincón.
www.srcf.ucam.org /~nfm24/football/1986e.html   (8569 words)

 Jose Reina? (today's .tv interview added)
When Andoni Zubizarreta first met Reina, at a Spanish Cup final, the young aspirant told the old master he had always been his idol.
Zubizarreta gave the kid a pair of his gloves, which Reina still has.
It was 1990, when Zubizarreta would have been the idol of just about every wannabe goalkeeper south of the Pyrenees.
www.redandwhitekop.com /forum/index.php?topic=85875.80   (5255 words)

 Boston.com / Sports / World Cup 98
The shot was confidently held by goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta, whose blunder gave Nigeria a gift goal last week.
After Zubizarreta punched away a powerfully struck 25-yard shot from Benitez, Paraguay earned a free kick 30 yards out and Chilavert, who has scored three times for his country, moved up to take a shot at goal.
Early in the second half, Zubizarreta saved a low shot from the ever-dangerous Benitez and then dived full length to his left to keep out a curling shot from the same player in the 63rd minute.
www.boston.com /news/packages/worldcup98/spain_paraguay.shtml   (478 words)

 Nigeria stuns Spain
 Oliseh's goalcame 5 minutes after Spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta knocked in Garbal Lawal's cross at the near post to tie the game 2-2.
Zubizarreta, standing about 1 1/2 yards from the near post and facing Lawal, reached down with his right hand and deflected the ball into his own net.
 Spain--Andoni Zubizarreta; Alberto Ferrer (Guillermo Amor, 46th minute), Rafael Alkorta, Sergi Barjuan, Ivan Campo, Miguel Angel Nadal (Alberto Celades, 77th); Fernando Hierro, Luis Enrique Martinez, Raul Gonzalez; Alfonso Perez (Joseba Etxeberria, 58th), Kiko Narvaez.
www.canoe.ca /SoccerWCGames/jun13_nig_spa.html   (296 words)

Nigeria were by far the most impressive performers, twice coming from behind to beat Spain.
Midfielder Sunday Oliseh found the net with a long-range shot with 12 minutes remaining for a remarkable 3-2 win which owed more than a little to Andoni Zubizarreta.
The Spanish goalkeeper, playing his 124th international, fumbled in a cross from Garba Lawal for Nigeria to pull level a second time and then Oliseh, who plays for Dutch champions Ajax, struck the stunning long-range winner.
www.dispatch.co.za /1998/06/15/sport/CUP8.HTM   (524 words)

 Barcelona goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta (centre) and the rest of the team celebrate with the the trophy
Barcelona goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta (centre) and the rest of the team celebrate with the the trophy - Soccer - European Cup - final - Sampdoria v Barcelona - EMPICS Sports Photo Library
Barcelona goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta (centre) and the rest of the team celebrate with the the trophy
Barcelona goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta (centre) and the rest of the team celebrate with the the trophy is just one of over 400,000 photographs available online from the EMPICS Sports Photo Library
photos.empics.com /g8/p59/37908.htm   (186 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | World Football | Spain's story of pain
Since then, it has been a story of what might have been for Spain, with defeat in the Euro 84 final against France and agonising World Cup quarter-final exits in 1986, 1994 and 2002.
Despite producing some of the game's finer talents - Francisco Gento, Emilio Butragueno, Andoni Zubizarreta, Raul and Fernando Hierro among them - and with what some consider to be the finest league in the world, Spain has not been equal to the sum of its considerable parts.
Seasoned observers point to the influx of too many foreign players to the Spanish league, the pre-eminence of Real Madrid's as Spain's number one sporting institution and of the long, hard domestic seasons.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/world_football/3281373.stm   (659 words)

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