Category Archives: La Liga

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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Mikel Balenziaga In Line To Start Against Real Betis, Iker Muniain Returns To Training On Thursday

Coming off of a huge performance against Real Madrid has left Athletic Club with a desire for more. On Sunday they will travel to the Benito Villamarín for their first away game of the season against Real Betis and the Lions are working hard in preparation. As has usually been the case so far under Eduardo Berizzo, the team has

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Loan Watch: Andoni López Has Hit The Ground Running With Almeria

Over the last two years Andoni López has arguably been the most consistent and reliable player at Bilbao Athletic. The left-back has constantly played at a high level and proved that he was ready to face stronger competition. He had offers to join Numancia on loan during the winter transfer window, but the decision was made for him to stay

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Peru Nolaskoain Reportedly Rejected An Offer From Real Sociedad Over The Summer, Set To Sign Contract Extension With Athletic Club

Peru Nolaskoain has been one of the biggest stories of the Athletic Club season so far. The 19-year-old was called up to the first team by Eduardo Berizzo who then proceeding to transition the midfielder into a center-back where he has thrived. Even before making the switch Nolaskoain was a top youth prospect and was already getting attention from rivals

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Iker Muniain Misses Training With Calf Bruise, Could Be Unavailable For Sunday’s Match Against Real Betis

Despite Athletic’s amazing performance against Real Madrid on Saturday there was a bit of bad news. Before the hour mark Iker Muniain was seen holding his calf and eventually sat down on the field and called for medical attention. The 25-year-old didn’t look to be in serious pain, but the discomfort was obvious and he was immediately taken out of

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