Arch From Athletic Bilbao's San Mamés Stadium To Move To Club's Training Facility
La Liga side Athletic Bilbao's board of directors has approved "the club's intention to relocate the famous arch at the old San Mamés ground," according to FOOTBALL ESPANA. The club approved relocation of the arch to its training facilities at Lezama. The landmark will be "taken down from its current position and transported" on Wednesday (FOOTBALL ESPANA, 7/2). EL PAIS reported the "most symbolic element of the emblematic stadium now has its final destination." The arch, which was built in '53, will be disassembled into 12 parts to be moved (EL PAIS, 7/2).