Category Archives: Lezama

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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New-Look CD Basconia Still Trying To Find Their Rhythm After A Poor Start To The Season

Since becoming Athletic’s feeder club in 1997 CD Basconia have never been relegated from the Tercera. They have had great years and terrible years, but the team has done a fine job of preparing Lezama players for the jump up to Bilbao Athletic which is the most important thing. Over the past four seasons Basconia have flirted with relegation with a 10th

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Gaizka Garitano Praises Bilbao Athletic’s Well-Balanced Performance In 4-1 Win Over Leioa

Bilbao Athletic have been in red hot form to start the season and currently sit at the top of the table with a two point cushion over Racing. The Katxorros were back in action on Saturday when they cruised to a 4-1 win over Leioa and after the game manager Gaizka Garitano admitted that it was a game of two

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Asier Villalibre Making The Most Of His Opportunities Since Returning To Bilbao Athletic

It may be difficult to believe, but Asier Villalibre is still only 20 years old. The striker made his first team debut back in late 2016 and many expected him to become a regular face in the senior squad. However, things did not go his way. After loan spells with Numancia, Real Valladolid, and Lorca the Lezama product found it

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Gaizka Garitano “We Deserved The Win Because We Scored More Goals, But I’m Not Happy At All”

Bilbao Athletic defeated Amorebieta 3-1 on Saturday to continue their unbeaten run to start the league campaign. While the Cachorros were absolutely terrifying in attack, their defense struggled at times and gave the ball away far too often. After the game, manager Gaizka Garitano said his team deserved the win but that he was not happy at all with the

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Bilbao Athletic 3-1 Amorebieta: Cachorros Continue Unbeaten Streak And Top The Table

Athletic Club hosted Amorebieta on Saturday at Lezama as they were looking to continue their unbeaten run to start the season. Before the game began, the players wore shirts in tribute of Oihan Sancet who suffered a torn ACL last weekend and it was clear that they were playing for their teammate. From the opening whistle the Cachorros were deadly

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Bilbao Athletic Defender Javier Murua Trains With The First Team

The international break is underway and that means that Athletic will be without a few key players. Iñigo Martinez is currently with the Spain National Team, while Unai Nuñez and Unai Simón have both been called up to the U21 squad. Although they are away from the group, Athletic will continue training with one eye firmly fixed on the upcoming

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Gaizka Garitano Praises New Players After Bilbao Athletic’s First Win Of The Season

Bilbao Athletic may look very different from last year’s team, but there are still high expectations in the second season under manager Gaizka Garitano. The Cachorros began their season at home against Tudelano and did not skip a beat as they cruised to a dominant 2-0 win at Lezama. Afterwards, Garitano spoke to the media and said he was very

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Bilbao Athletic 2-0 Tudelano: New Look Cachorros Start Season With A Big Win

Bilbao Athletic are coming off of a very successful first year under manager Gaizka Garitano, but the team looks vastly different. Oscar Gil, Unai Bilbao, Andoni López, Unai Simón, Iker Undabarrena, Tarsi Aguado, and several other players have left. In fact Gorka Guruzeta and Peru Nolaskoain, although they will still get minutes with the reserves, are currently members of the

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