Category Archives: International

Iñigo Martinez Left Out Of Spain Squad Due To Injury, Will Play For Euskal Selekzioa

Iñigo Martinez has taken a big step forward in his career since making the move to Athletic Club last January. The defender has been playing the best football of his life and Spain manager Luis Enrique has taken notice. Martinez was called up to the National Team during the previous international break, but was left off this time and now

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Five Athletic Club Players Called Up To The Basque National Team

Once every year the Basque National Team is able to play a match and it is always a very special occasion. Sadly, due to different circumstances Euskal Selekzioa have not taken the field since defeating Tunisia 3-1 back in December of 2016. That will all change on Friday when they will host Venezuela at 2:45pm at Mendizorrotza. On Wednesday the

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Athletic Club Will Play Friendly Match Against Venezuela’s U20 Team On Thursday

The international break has brought a halt to Athletic Club’s season and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Eduardo Berizzo’s team have not had a strong start to the league campaign and will be looking to remedy issues before traveling to face off with Eibar at Ipurua on 21 October. In the meantime, there will be a few

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Lions Return From International Duty, Iñigo Martinez Could Play Against Real Madrid

The Spain National Team defeated Croatia in thrilling fashion thanks to a 6-0 win in the Nations League, but Iñigo Martinez was not a part of the festivities. The Athletic Club defender, who has just recovered from a calf injury, was unable to train on Monday due to muscle discomfort and was forced to miss Tuesday’s game. On Wednesday he

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Iñigo Martinez, Unai Simón, And Unai Nuñez Called Up To International Duty

The La Liga season may have just started but it is already time for the first international break. After this weekend’s matches take place there will be a pause in the league and some players will be leaving to join their respective National Teams and youth teams. For a club like Athletic this time often allows for the squad to

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Basque National Team Will Play Friendly Against Venezuela On 12 October At Mendizorrotza

With the Basque National Team unable to compete in serious tournaments the team tries to play one friendly every year. Normally the match takes place around Christmas, but last winter a fixture was not scheduled. In response the Basque Federation tried to put together a game against Chile in May which was eventually denied, but they have finally found a

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Athletic Club Legend Julen Guerrero Named Coach Of Spain’s U16 Team

Athletic Club legend Julem Guerrero has always had a passion for youth football. Since retiring in 2006 he has gone on to coach in Lezama and has also spent time as the Technical Director of Malaga’s academy. Most recently the 44-year-old has worked in the media but will now be returning to the field after being announced as the new

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