Category Archives: International

Oihan Sancet And Aitor Paredes Win The Mediterranean Games With Spain’s U18s

Oihan Sancet and Aitor Paredes won’t have much of a summer vacation due to competing in the Mediterranean Games with Spain’s U18 side. The Lezama pair were called up last month and have played major roles in the team this summer. Both started in Spain’s 4-1 win over Algeria in the opening match and Sancet scored in the second round

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Kepa Arrizabalaga Says He Is Ready To Play At The World Cup If Called Upon

Kepa Arrizabalaga is enjoying his first trip to the World Cup and, although he hasn’t played, he is gaining invaluable experience. Due to recent issues with David De Gea there has been a debate among fans calling for the Athletic Club ace to start in Sunday’s match against host country Russia. Kepa recently spoke with Radio Nacional and admitted that everyone wants

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Athletic Club Working To Schedule An August Friendly Against Celtic Or Porto

It may feel like the season just ended, but preseason training is just around the corner. Athletic Club players will report back to Lezama on 9 July, which means they have less than a month of vacation left until the work begins again. As things stand right now, new manager Eduardo Berizzo will have 33 players in his summer sessions

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Kepa Arrizabalaga Has No Regrets About Rejecting Real Madrid To Stay At Athletic Club

Kepa Arrizabalaga endeared himself to Athletic fans in January when he rejected an offer to join Real Madrid in favor of staying at his boyhood club. The transfer saga had dragged on for weeks and the end result couldn’t have been better news for the Lions. Since then the 23-year-old has continued to establish himself as one of the top

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Athletic Club Schedule First Friendly Of The Summer Against MSV Duisburg

The regular season may have only ended just a few weeks ago but Athletic are already getting close to returning from holiday. New manager Eduardo Berizzo will begin preseason training on 9 July, leaving his players with roughly one month of vacation left, and the club has already been at work preparing for summer friendlies. Athletic plan on making an

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Athletic Club Sanctioned By UEFA Due To Incidents That Occurred Against Spartak Moscow Last Season

When Athletic Club hosted Spartak Moscow on 22 February, 2018 it was already known that is was going to be a difficult night. The fans of the Russia club have a history of violence and the police in Bilbao tried their best to prepare for what was inevitably going to happen. Before the game even started the fans began to

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Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui Praises Kepa, Iñaki, Yeray, and Nuñez As The Future Of The National Team

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui knows a thing or two about Basque football, being from the area himself. Since taking over the National Team in 2016 La Roja have been able to continue their success, but have also seen plenty of new faces join the squad. This summer he has called up Athletic goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to the World Cup roster, while

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Yeray On Training With The Spain National Team “It Is A Great Experience For Me”

Yeray, Unai Nuñez, and Iñaki Williams will not be going to Russia for this summer’s World Cup, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t involved in the proceedings. All three Athletic Club stars were called up as reserves to train with the Spain National Team which is a great experience and chance to learn from some of the best footballers

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Iñaki Williams, Yeray, And Unai Nuñez Named As Alternates For Spain’s World Cup Squad

Now that the club football seasons is coming to a close all the focus will immediately switch to this summer’s World Cup which will be held in Russia. A few days ago Spain manager Julen Lopetegui announced his 23-man squad which included Athletic Club goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. Kepa’s inclusion wasn’t a surprise to anyone as he has featured as the

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