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Iñigo Baqué Suffers Knee Injury During Win Over Gernika

After seeing several key players leave Bilbao Athletic over the summer, Iñigo Baqué has taken on a vital role in the team. The 21-year-old started the first four matches of the season as the defensive midfielder and has played at a high level, however on Saturday he began the game on the bench with Peru Nolaskoain in his place. Baqué

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Gaizka Garitano Highlights Offensive Versatility After 3-0 Win Over Gernika

Bilbao Athletic defeated Gernika 3-0 on Saturday to remain unbeaten and keep their place at the top of the league table with 13 points. After the match manager Gaizka Garitano told reporters that he was happy with the performance saying that it was a balanced effort all around. “I’m very happy with the game. The work of the team is

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Gaizka Garitano Named Segunda B Group II Coach Of The Year For 2017/2018

When Kuko Ziganda was promoted to first team manager at Athletic last season it left the club with a major hole at Bilbao Athletic. Ibaigane quickly turned their sights to former Eibar coach Gaizka Garitano who accepted the offer and took over the reserves. Garitano had plenty of experience in the lower divisions but still no one really knew what

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Athletic Club Begin Contract Renewal Talks With Goalkeeper Hodei Oleaga

Hodei Oleaga may have spent the last few years in the shadows of players like Kepa Arrizabalaga and Alex Remiro, but the 21-year-old has showed great promise. In the 2015/2016 season the goalkeeper split time with Unai Simón at CD Basconia before eventually becoming his backup at Bilbao Athletic last season. Over the summer he was called up to train

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Iago Herrerín Eagerly Waiting For Medical Clearance To Return To Action

As Athletic prepare for Sunday’s match against Real Betis Iago Herrerín is still on the sidelines. The goalkeeper suffered a biceps muscle injury on 9 August and, although he avoided needing surgery, the initial diagnosis had the 30-year-old out until the middle of October. Always the hard worker, Herrerín was able to return to training just one month later but

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Peru Nolaskoain Will Play With Bilbao Athletic Against Gernika On Saturday

Iñigo Martinez has finally conquered the calf strain that sidelined the defender for the entirety of the preseason and the opening two games of the La Liga campaign. He played his first game of the year last weekend against Real Madrid and already looks to be in great form. With the 27-year-old back in the team Peru Nolaskoain will now

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Aritz Aduriz Is Doubtful For Real Betis Game Due To Thigh Muscle Pain, Iker Muniain Cleared To Play

Athletic Club will play their first away game of the season on Sunday when they travel to the Benito Villamarín to face off with Real Betis. Understanding that this will be a challenging match, Eduardo Berizzo has had the team training behind closed doors for most of the week in preparation. Now, due to recent events, things may have just

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