Category Archives: Injuries

Iñigo Martinez Diagnosed With Grade II Calf Strain, Could Miss Start Of The La Liga Season

Iñigo Martinez suffered the first major injury of the preseason on Friday when the defender was forced to leave training after feeling pain in the back of his left leg. Luckily, he was able to walk into the changing room under his own power, although it was clear that he was in discomfort. Afterwards, Athletic announced that he had suffered

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Iñigo Martinez Suffers Calf Injury During Training

After two straight days of having double training sessions, the Athletic players were given a small break on Friday by only practicing once. Eduardo Berizzo organized the squad into three teams of 11 and played games on a shortened field to work on movement, passing, and pressing. However, not everything went according to plan when a player pulled up injured.

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Peru Nolaskoain Returns To Training After Ankle Injury, Unai Etxebarria Spends The Day With The First Team

Peru Nolaksoain had a scare during Tuesday’s training session when he suffered an ankle injury and had to be escorted off the field. The 19-year-old looked to be in pain, but was able to walk off under his own pressure. Athletic Doctor, Josean Lekue, said afterwards that it was only a mild left ankle sprain and that there wasn’t any

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The Doctor Is In: Josean Lekue Gives Medical Update On The Athletic Club Squad

With players returning from summer vacation and some carrying previous injuries or undergoing surgery, it is important to have a medical assessment of the entire squad at the beginning of the preseason. As is usually the case, there is an update provided by Athletic Club Doctor, Josean Lekue, following the second day of training and that trend continued on Tuesday.

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Peru Nolaskoain Suffers Sprained Ankle In Tuesday Training Session

The Txurrigorri were back to work on Tuesday with their training session beginning at 9:30 in the morning. As expected, there were a lot of drills with the ball and manager Eduardo Berizzo conducted everything from the center of the field while also moving around to teach and correct. At one point he organized a high intensity drill focused on

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Gorka Guruzeta Begins Training After Undergoing Hernia Surgery

Gorka Guruzeta was one of the most outstanding players for Bilbao Athletic last year, leading the reserve team in scoring with 18 goals. His campaign became even more impressive when it was revealed that he was playing while hampered by a sports hernia which needed to be surgery repaired. The striker underwent the operation on 2 June and is finally

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